Order of Worship

WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

13,140 Monk Blvd., Pierrefonds QC H8Z 1T6

Phone 514-626-2982 website: www.wpcmtl.ca

Interim Moderator: Rev. Dr. Dan Shute

Music Director: Mr. Chris Tauchner   cell 514-791-5397

Children &Youth Ministries Coordinator:

Mr. Nathan Cherry     tel. 450-424-8313

 

10:30 a.m.         ORDER OF SERVICE     March 29, 2015  

Palm Sunday

Prelude

We approach God    

Responsive Call to Worship (Psalm 118: 25-26, 29 NRSV)

L: Save us, we beseech you, O Lord!

C: O Lord, we beseech you, give us success!

L: Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord.

C: We bless you from the house of the Lord.

L: O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,

C: for his steadfast loves endures forever.

* Hymn #214 “All glory, laud and honour”

Prayers of adoration and confession. Lord’s Prayer.

*Assurance of forgiveness and passing of the peace

Announcements        

We listen to Gods word

            Children’s time – Nathan Cherry

*Children’s song #216 “Hosanna”

Scripture: John 12: 12-33 NRSV   page 106

Sermon “Those who love their life lose it”

We respond

            *Meditative song #220 “My song is love unknown” v.1 x2

Offering, *Doxology and Prayer of Dedication

Pastoral Prayer

 

God sends us out into the world

* Hymn #217 “Ride on, ride on in majesty”

*Charge and Benediction

*” Go now in peace” (inside back cover of hymnbook)

Postlude

   * congregation standing

 

Welcome to everyone worshipping with us this morning. Visitors are encouraged to make themselves known to those around them and to sign the guest book in the vestibule.   All are invited to remain for tea, coffee and conversation following the service.    Our Interim Moderator, Rev. Dr. Dan Shute, is leading us in worship.

 

On Easter Sunday breakfast will be served in the lower hall between 9 and 10 a.m. Sign the sheet on the bulletin board if you can come. Our Easter service of worship will be led by Mr. Bart Alexander.

 

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