Fruitland United Methodist Church
February 26, 2023
First Sunday In Lent
Welcoming the Light of Christ and inviting the neighborhood to worship
-Preparing our hearts and souls for worship-
Welcome and Announcements
* Call to Worship - “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” UMH #474
*Responsive Reading - Psalm 32 UMH Page 766
Romans 5: 12-19 Pew Bible – Page 1753
God’s Word for God’s People. Thanks be to God!
Congregational Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Young People’s Moment - Pastor Clynton Easley
*Hymn “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” UMH #703
We Offer Our Gifts
“Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow” UMH #95
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
praise him, all creatures here below;
praise him above, ye heavenly host;
Message “Death Through Adam, Life Through Christ” - Pastor Clynton Easley
*Hymn “Lift Every Voice and Sing” (vs. 1&3) UMH #519
“Sent Forth by God’s Blessing” vs. 1 UMH #664
Sent forth by God’s blessing, our true faith confessing,
The people of God from this dwelling take leave.
The service is ended, O now be extended
the fruits of our worship in all who believe.
The seed of the teaching, receptive souls reaching,
Shall blossom in action for God and for all.
God’s grace did invite us, and love shall unite us
To work for God’s kingdom and answer the call.
Postlude (Please be seated)
- Symbolically taking the light into the World -
Thank you for worshiping with us today!