Rev Ed Sunday-Winters – Service
Hal Parker – Musical Director, Piano, Voice
Priscilla Bonney-Smith – Flowers
(5th Sunday of Lent)
April 3, 2022
Scripture: John 12: 1-8
Sermon: “Investing in Life” by Rev Ed Sunday-Winters
SONGS OF SPIRIT (green)
#184 Said Judas to Mary
#319 Bread of the World, in Mercy Broken
#S-26 His Eye Is on the Sparrow
Welcome & Announcements
*Call To Worship
One: Family of God, we gather as who we are, and we bring what we have.
Many: Let us encounter the new thing God is doing among us.
One: We bring joy and sorrow, hope and despair, resources and need, certainty and questions.
Many: Let us engage the new thing God is doing among us.
One: In this space, we meet the One who parts seas, creates paths, and changes circumstances.
Many: Let us encourage the new thing God is doing among us.
*Gloria Patri #36
Glory be to the Creator, and to the Christ and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the
beginning is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.
*Hymn: #184 (Songs of Spirit, green) Said Judas to Mary
Scripture: John 12: 1-8 (read by John Howard)
Anthem: “Think of Me and Remember” by Joel Raney, voice & piano
Sermon: “Investing in Life” Ed Sunday-Winters
A Time of Silence
Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise God, all creatures here below; Praise
God for all that love has done; Creator, Christ, and Spirit, One. Amen.
(If you want to give today, please find the offering plate at either entrance.)
*Prayer of Dedication
ALL: Anoint these gifts, Generous God, that they may fulfill their purpose.
Through the pouring out of our financial resources, unique passions and skills, and
faithful companionship with our community, may we impart hope, render joy, and
participate in your kindom. Amen.
*Hymn: #319 (Songs of Spirt) Bread of the World, in Mercy Broken
Prayers of the People
The Lord’s Prayer (using “debts:” turn to the bottom of page #271 in the green hymnal)
*Hymn: #S-26 His Eye is on the Sparrow
*Benediction Ed Sunday-Winters
Go now in peace, never be afraid. God will go with you each hour of every day. Go now
in faith steadfast strong and true, know he will guide you in all you do. Go now in love,
and show you believe, reach out to others so all the world can see. God will be there,
watching from above. Go now in peace, in faith and in love. Amen, amen, amen.