Sunday Worship Service March 14, 2021
We encourage you to gather in your homes at 10am on Sundays to listen for God's word and to pray for our friends and loved ones.
Thank you for worshiping together at this hour. Even if you need to worship at a different time, we are glad that you are continuing to worship with us, giving praise and glory to God.
Hymns: Click on the YouTube links to see the music and hear the accompaniment.
Video helpful hint: in your YouTube settings, set your video quality to HD before starting the videos.
Music: We encourage you to sing-along! YouTube links have been added so you can click on these to see the music and hear the accompaniment. If you can – before starting the videos, click on your YouTube settings and set your video quality to HD and turn up the speaker volume.
CALL TO WORSHIP:
Be joyful in the Lord, serve the Lord with gladness and come before God’s presence with a song. Know this: The Lord alone is God; be belong to the Lord who made us, we are God’s people and the sheep of God’s pasture.
*OPENING HYMN: #610 - “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” (click on the music icon below to sing a-long)
PRAYER OF RECONCILIATION: (God shows His love for us in that, while we are still sinners, Christ died for us! Confident in God’s amazing love and redeeming grace, let us make our confession)
Gracious and loving God, you alone are good and holy. Forgive us for the times when we have been ungracious and unloving toward you, ourselves, others, and your creation. Purify our hearts and renew us by your grace to be loving, gentle, kind and patient. Assured by your grace, that we are forgiven, we humbly ask you to embolden us anew to live in devotion to Jesus Christ, our Savior and Lord. Hear now, as we open up our broken hearts to you in our own personal confession-
*GLORIA PATRI: #581 (click on the music icon below to sing a-long)
PASSING THE PEACE: “May the Peace of Christ be with you --- And also with you!”
SHARING OUR JOYS AND CONCERNS
(Since we are not able to meet in person to ask for prayers - If you would like to add a prayer concern or joy to the weekly worship bulletin, please click on the email icon below to submit your prayer.)
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE:
God of amazing grace, as we continue in these times of uncertainty and even despair, we look to You to bring comfort and peace. Even when we ourselves may be at peace, we know that all around the world there are many who are suffering and need to hear your voice of love. As we go through cycles of sadness, grief, hope, distress, aimlessness, joy, peace, frustration and so many other emotions, let us continually bring ourselves and our neighbors to your presence. Let us find our strength in You as we say the prayer Jesus us taught us:
OFFERING: Please click on the link below to share your tithe or gift. God’s ministry remains hard at work here at Terrace View.
Your continued faithfulness, dedication and support with your tithes and offerings is so admirable and greatly appreciated.
PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION: Come Holy Spirit and breathe life into the words of this ancient text. Inspire our minds and hearts, making this Your Word for us today. Encourage and empower us anew to walk faithfully in the way of Christ our Lord. Amen
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON #1: Matthew 5:23-24 (NRSV)
So when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother or sister, and then come and offer your gift.
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON #2: Romans 5:19-20 (NIV)
For just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous. The law was brought in so that the trespass might increase. But where sin increased, grace increased all the more.
*HYMN: “Jesus Paid it All” (click on the music icon below to sing a-long)
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON #3: Galatians 1:1-4a (NIV)
Paul, an apostle… and all the brothers and sisters with me. To the churches in Galatia: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father.
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON #4: Ephesians 4:26-27 (NIV)
“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry, and do not give the devil a foothold.
THE MESSAGE: “Grace Always Wins!” by Rev. Dianna Kunce
-To watch Pastor Dianna’s message – click on the video icon below (AUDIO ONLY- no video this week):
-To read the written version, click on the document icon below:
CLOSING HYMN:#182 - “I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say” (click on the music icon below to sing a-long)
EXTINGUISHING OF THE CHRIST CANDLE - (if you lit a candle, please extinguish it)
The Light of Christ goes with you until we meet again
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.
Pastor Dianna Kunce– message and bulletin content
Jeff Segur – message video recording, additional bulletin content, Music Director
Avery Groenmann – Hymn accompaniments and audio recordings
Janet Segur – Bulletin layout, message video editing, hymn videos and YouTube/Google links
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