Palm Sunday Worship Service, 3/28/2021

  • Palm Sunday
  • Worship Leader: Rev. David Herrmann
  • Liturgist: Cindy Herrmann
  • Organist: Barbara Seppeler
  • Baritone/Uphonium: Jenna Taylor
  • Speakers: Rod Reeder, Lucina Hallagan, Jenna Taylor
  • ENTRY PSALM: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29. Cindy Herrmann
  • Mark 11:1-11. Cindy Herrmann
  • OPENING PRAYER: Cindy Herrmann. Almighty God, on this day your Son, Jesus the Christ, entered the holy city of Jerusalem and was proclaimed King by those who spread their arments and palm branches along His way. Let those branches be for us signs of His victory and grant that we who bear them in His name may ever hail Him as our Lord and follow Him in the Way that leads to eternal life. Amen.
  • † HYMN: Hosanna, Loud Hosanna UMH 278
  • Almighty God, you sent your Son, Jesus the Christ, to be our Savior—to suffer our death on the cross. Grant that we may share in His obedience to Your Will and in the glorious Victory of His Resurrection; through the same Jesus, the Christ, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit—One God, now and forever. Amen.
  • OLD TESTIMENT READING: Rod Reeder Isaiah 50:4-9a
  • PASSION PSALM: Psalm 31:1-16. Rod Reeder
  • GOSPEL: Holy Thursday through Good Friday
  • Mark 14 Rev. David Herrmann
  • Mark 15:16-32 Lucina Hallagan
  • Mark 15:16-32 Jenna Taylor
  • Mark 15:33-47 Rev. David Herrmann
  • EPISTLE READING: Philippians 2:5-11 Rev. David Herrmann
  • † HYMN: Were You There? UMH 288
  • SHARING JOYS & CONCERNS: Rev. David Herrmann
  • 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, and the power, and the glory, forever. ~ Amen.
  • OFFERTORY: O Sacred Head, Now Wounded, Jenna Taylor
  • † HYMN: Jesus Paid It All, TFWS 2129
  • † BENEDICTION: Rev. David Herrmann: First, We Gathered to Worship—We have sung, we have prayed, we have listened to Scripture. We have been blest and challenged. Now, We Go Forth to Worship—to serve God and neighbor, because unless we follow Jesus, nothing changes, and none of this matters.
  • Music used with permission under CCLI and CCVI Licensing Agreements.


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