Take Away The Stone

Lent I – In Person
Communion Service

Narrative Lectionary Series

Rev Dr Richard Chung

Rev Dr Richard Chung
March 6th, 2022

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The Sermon begins at 20:14

Take Away The Stone

John 11:1-27 (Jesus raises Lazarus to Life)

Synopsis: As Jesus raised Lazarus to life, we ask God to renew and restore us to new life. The new life is possible for us, if we believe in Jesus and “take away the stone” that separates the dead from the living

 Order of Worship Service – March 6th , 2022

Prelude: “What Wondrous Love is This”, Lynn Trapp

Candle Lighting & Call to Worship

Hymn: “Tree of Life and Awesome Mystery” VU 121

Scripture: John 11:1-27 (Jesus Raises Lazarus to Life)
Reader: This is the Word of God.
Response: Thanks Be to God!

Vocal Solo: “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say” Arr.: Lloyd Larson
Tune: KINGSFOLD; Words: Horatius Bonar

Sermon: “Take Away the Stone!”

Communion Hymn: “One Bread, One Body” VU 467

The Lord be with you.
And also with you.
Lift up your hearts.
We lift them up to the Lord.
Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.
It is right to give our thanks and praise.
It is right, and a good and joyful thing, —
— And so, with your people on earth and all the company of heaven,
we praise your name and join their unending hymn:

Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might,
heaven and earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Hosanna in the
Holy are you, and blessed is your Son Jesus Christ.
When you —
— And so, —
— as we proclaim the mystery of faith.

Christ has died; Christ is risen; Christ will come again.
Pour out your Holy Spirit on us gathered here, —
— Through your Son Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit in your holy
all honor and glory is yours, almighty God , now and forever. Amen.

The Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer

Breaking the Bread and Pouring the Cup

Meditative Music: “Holy Manna (All Who Hunger, Gather Gladly)”, Arr. J. Wayne Kerr

Hymn: “Long Ago and Far Away” MV 195

Commissioning and Benediction
Benediction Response: “I Want Jesus to Walk with Me”
I want Jesus to walk with me.
I want Jesus to walk with me.
All along this pilgrim journey,
I want Jesus to walk with me. (repeat whole song)

Postlude: “Trumpet Minuet, Jeremiah Clarke;

Processional Trumpet Tune in C”, Henry Purce

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Next Week – Lent 2

Worship with us
Next Sunday at 10:30 am in person, or on demand anytime when we continue the Narrative Lectionary Series with,
“Jesus Washes Disciples’ Feet”

Land Acknowledgment:

We acknowledge we worship on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.  We thank them for having cared for this land and look forward to relating with them as covenant people of God as we continue to care for this land together.

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