THE LORD’S DAY

An Order for Worship

Third Sunday of Lent

March 15, 2020

 

Minister                                                                    The Reverend Bruce Hedman

Organist                                                                                                Brenda Pike

 

The Preparation

Organ Prelude

Call to Worship

*Pilgrim Hymnal No. 15                                                           Lobe Den Herren

“Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

Prayer of Adoration and Lord’s Prayer (unison, using “debts”)

Prayer of Confession (unison):

O LORD OUR GOD, WHO ART OF PURER EYES THAN TO BEHOLD INIQUITY. HAVE MERCY UPON US, WE BESEECH THEE, FOR OUR SINS ACCUSE US, AND WE ARE TROUBLED BY THEM AND PUT TO SHAME.  WE HAVE DONE WRONG TO OURSELVES IN IGNORANCE, AND TO OUR BRETHREN IN WILFULNESS, AND BY OUR SELFISH AND FAITHLESS WAYS HAVE GRIEVED THY HOLY SPIRIT.  FORGIVE US, WE HUMBLY PRAY THEE, THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD.  AMEN.

Assurance of Pardon

Psalter Reading (responsive):              Psalm 65       Selection 83                p. 525

*Gloria Patri

 

 

The Fellowship of Prayer

Greetings and Announcements

Call to Prayer

Pastoral Prayer and Silent Prayer

Organ Response

The Offertory

Offertory Sentences & The Collection

*Doxology and Prayer of Dedication

*Gospel Song No. 57                                                                                Stebbins

“Take Time To Be Holy ”

 

 

 

 

 

The Proclamation of the Word

Collect of the Day

First Lesson                                                                                     Exodus 17: 1-7

Epistle Lesson                                                                                Romans 5: 1-11

Gospel Lesson                                                                                     John 4: 5-42

Sermon                                                                                               Rev. Hedman

“The Woman at the Well”

Ascription of Glory

*The Apostles’ Creed                      Selection 51                                          p. 511

*Pilgrim Hymnal No. 209                                                                         Eventide

“Abide With Me”

*Benediction

*Organ Postlude

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

NEXT WEEK we will begin taking up our offering for the ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING.

 

Remember to bring canned goods and nonperishable food stuffs for our POMFRET FOOD BANK collection.  Speak with John Carter for details.  When you are in the store, and they are offering a come-on BOGO, think about buying the special for our neighbors less fortunate than ourselves.

 

WEBSITE:  www.abingtonchurch.org

E-MAIL:    bruce.hedman@gmail.com

 

 

Our CHURCH COOKBOOK is now available to download on your computer.  Just follow the link on our church website www.abingtonchurch.org.

 

Remember to save PULL-TABS off of cans in support of the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

 

Pray for our Service Personnel:

Seth Platt, Rito Soricco, Lucas Santerre, Paul Slevinski, Michael Ryan McCabe

 

Cycle of Prayer for Area Churches:

The Westminster Congregational Church, Canterbury

The Reverend David Gladden