Matthew 5:1-3 – “BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN SPIRIT”

Matthew 5:1-3 – “BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN SPIRIT”

Opening Anthem by Choir: “Thou Goest To Jerusalem”
Liturgy – Page 26 ( “Service of Word & Sacrament” – front of hymnal)
Scripture Readings: Matthew 5:1-12; Luke 23:32-43
Congregational Response: “Praise be to you, O Christ!” (p. 30)
Hymn – 98
SERMON – Matthew 5:1-3 – “BLESSED ARE THE POOR IN SPIRIT”
Nicene Creed (Page 31)
Offering
Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION – Page 33 (front of hymnal)
Choir Sings: “Father, Forgive Them” During Distribution (Evening)
Distribution Hymn – 114
(“Thank The Lord” Omitted During Lent)
Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 36-37)
Closing Hymn – 319
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LENTEN SCHEDULE
Our six Wednesday services are at 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Maundy Thursday worship (Mar. 24) is at 7:00 p.m. only. Good Friday worship (Mar. 25) is at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Easter Sunday worship (Mar. 27) is at 6:30 a.m. & 9:00 a.m. 7th & 8th grade confirmation students will take sermon notes on all these occasions.

WEDNESDAY LENTEN SUPPERS are again being provided downstairs by volunteers from 4:30 – 6:15 p.m. For more information, call Mrs. Manke.

STEWARDSHIP-EVANGELISM COMMITTEE meets this evening on main floor following the service. (8 p.m.)