Rev Ed Sunday-Winters – Service
Hal Parker – Musical Director, Piano, Voice
Priscilla Bonney-Smith – Flowers

Sunday Service
(4th Sunday of Lent)
March 20, 2022

Scripture – Luke 15:1-3
Sermon – “A God who looks for the lost” by Ed Sunday-Winters


Hymn #77:   A Woman and a Coin
Hymn #88:  My Shepherd, You Supply My Need
Hymn #S-2:  Great Is Thy Faithfulness

Prelude – Early Music Sunday
Fantasie Rondement, Suite in C Major by Jacques Hotteterre (1680-1761)
Gina and Tom, recorders, Hal on harpsichord

Welcome & Announcements

*Call To Worship
One: Happy are those who experience the grace of God
Many: Who find forgiveness and mercy from the Holy One.
One: Happy are those who experience the steadfast love of God
Many: Who find peace even in times of trial.
One: Happy are those who experience rest in God
Many: Who find sabbath to renew their spirit.

Opening Prayer

*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: #77 (Songs of Spirit, green) “A Woman and A Coin”

Scripture Luke 15:1-3 Eleanor Guare

Anthem “The Lone Wild Bird” by Haugen/Johnson, voice and organ

Sermon “The God Who Looks for the Lost” 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
Loving God, With gratitude, we celebrate the offerings we share with you and this
community today. May they enliven our spirits, building excitement around us, and creating
a culture of giving. Open us to new possibilities for using our gifts to build the dignity of all
and to strengthen our village and our world. Amen

*Hymn: #88 (Songs of Spirit, green) “My Shepard, You Supply My Need”

Prayers of the People
The Lord’s Prayer (using “debts:” turn to the bottom of page #271 in the green hymnal)

*Hymn: #S-2 (Songs of Spirit, green) “Great is Thy Faithfulness”

*Benediction Ed Sunday-Winters

*Musical Benediction
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.

Postlude – Early Music Sunday
Menuet, Muzette, Suite in C Major by Jacques Hotteterre (1680-1761)
Gina and Tom, recorders
Hal on harpsichord