(Children, Pastor and Lay Leader gather in narthex.)
“King of Kings” TFWS #2075 (2 times)
Psalms 118: 1-2, 19-29
Lay Leader: Open to me the gates of righteousness that I
may enter through them and give thanks to the Lord.
Pastor: This is the gate of the Lord; the righteous
shall enter through it.
Procession into the Worship Space
(Children will hand out palms to worshippers and then take
extras to front of sanctuary.)
“King of Kings” (reprise)
Lay Leader: I thank you that you have answered me and have
become my salvation. The stone that the builders rejected
has become the cornerstone.
People: This is the Lord's doing. It is marvelous in
All: This is the day that the Lord has made.
Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
“He Has Made Me Glad”
TFWS 2270 (2 times)
Call to Worship
Pastor: Save us, we beseech you, O Lord!
O Lord, we beseech you, give us success!
People: Blessed is the one who comes in the name of
We bless you from the house of the Lord.
Lay Leader The Lord is God, and has given us light.
Bind the festal procession with branches up to the altar.
Children may place palm branches immediately in front of
the Lord’s table.
Pastor (facing table):
You are my God, and I will give thanks to you;
you are my God, I will extol you.
Pastor O give thanks to the Lord, for God is good;
People: God’s steadfast love endures forever!
“He Has Made Me Glad” TFWS 2270 (2 times)
WORD AND RESPONSE
Brief Word about the Psalm and Procession
Leads the Way
“Lord of All
Hopefulness” TFWS #2197
Special Music and Testimonies
TALK TO GOD THROUGH PRAYER
Praises, Joys and Concerns
Prayers of the People
and The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth,
as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.
CELEBRATING OUR GIFTS
Offerings, Tithes and Gifts to the Lord
Doxology and Prayer of Thanksgiving
“Doxology” UMH #9
of the Dance” UMH #261
Sunday, March 25
a.m. Worship—Palm Sunday
a.m. Adult Sunday School
Thursday, March 29 7:00 p.m. Maundy Thursday
at Trinity UMC, 3952 Pine Ave.
Friday, March 30 7:00 p.m. Good Friday
Service at Asbury UMC,
4703 West Ridge Rd
Sunday, April 1 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, April 8 9:30 a.m.
Worship—Sacrament of Holy Baptism