ZBulletin for March 22, 2020


Worshipers who wish to add their voice to elements marked with * may use the unmute icon (see image to the right) to unmute their microphone then again at the conclusion of that element to re-mute. Please keep your Zoom controls or phone muted at all other times to aid the focus of other worshipers.

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Chiming of the Hour

Music for Meditation

Sonata in Bb, K. 315, No. 7, Andante cantabile by W. A. Mozart
David Labman, piano

Welcome Home

Rev. Brent Bowden

Prayer of Confession and Assurance of Grace

All:

One:

All:

Gentle and Holy God, we acknowledge to you, to one another, and to ourselves that we are not what you have called us to be. We have stifled our gifts and wasted our time. We have avoided opportunities to offer kindness, but have been quick to take offense. We have pretended that we could make no contribution to peace and justice in our world and have excused ourselves from risk-taking in our own community. Have mercy on us, forgive us our sins, and help us to live our lives differently, we pray in the name of Jesus Christ, whose call to follow haunts our every prayer. Amen.

Friends, hear the good news. Christ has come not for condemnation, but for the healing of the world.

Thanks be to God.

Gospel Lesson

John 9:1-41

Hymn

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*Morning Prayer

*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 debts,
as we forgive our debtors; and lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom,
and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.

*Children’s Time

Hymn

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Psalm

Psalm 23

Prayer for Illumination

Sermon

In the Presence of A Pandemic by Rev. Brent Bowden

Moments for Response

Music for Response

Humoresque by A. Dvorak
Oliver Hood, cello

Doxology

Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;

Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Prayer of Dedication

Life of the Church

Worshipers with information on the life of the church are invited
to unmute their microphones and offer their announcements.

Benediction