Sunday Worship, March 6, 8&10AM. In-Person/Online


The season of Lent is essential for those who truly seek to be disciples of Jesus Christ.
What we learn in this time of self-examination is that we are called to grow in faith and discipleship.
It is through building bridges and gathering up in the church that we learn to live fully.
Let’s gathered up in Jesus and found in him. The pews are open for you.
Both of our 8 & 10AM services continue to be livestreamed https://www.facebook.com/LodiUMC

Order of Worship
March 6, 2022, 10AM

OPENING SONGS AND WORDS
This is Amazing Grace
Who breaks the power of sin and darkness? Whose love is mighty and so much stronger?
The King of glory, the King above all kings
Who shakes the whole earth with holy thunder? And leaves us breathless in awe and wonder?
The King of glory, the King above all kings

Chorus This is amazing grace. This is unfailing love.
That You would take my place. That You would bear my cross
You laid down Your life that I would be set free.
Oh, Jesus, I sing for all that You’ve done for me.

Who brings our chaos back into order? Who makes the orphans a son and daughter?
The King of glory, the King of glory
Who rules the nations with truth and justice, shines like the sun in all of its brilliance
The King of glory, the King above all kings Chorus

Worthy is the Lamb who was slain. Worthy is the King who conquered the grave. Repeat x3
Worthy, worthy, worthy. Chorus

Lord, I Need You.
Chorus Lord, I need You, oh, I need You. Every hour, I need You.
My one defense, my righteousness, Oh God, how I need You.

Lord I come, I confess, bowing here, I find my rest
Without You, I fall apart. You’re the one that guides my heart. Chorus

Where sin runs deep, Your grace is more. Where grace is found is where You are
And where You are, Lord, I am free. Holiness is Christ in me. Chorus

So teach my song to rise to You when temptation comes my way.
And when I cannot stand, I’ll fall on You, Jesus, You’re my hope and stay. Repeat

Chorus. My one defense, my righteousness, Oh God, how I need You.

One: God loves this congregation so much, and has gifted us Jesus; Debra Oetzman (10AM)
All: through Jesus we are encouraged to bring our heartfelt praise and prayer to God.
One: God loves the wider church so much, and has gifted us Jesus;
All: through Jesus we are challenged to broaden our vision of cooperation and responsibility.
One: God loves the world so much, and has gifted us Jesus;
All: through Jesus we are prepared to serve those most at risk, both near and far away.
One: God loves each one of us so much, and has gifted us Jesus;
All: through Jesus, we have the promise of salvation and of eternal life. Thanks be to God! Amen.

PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST
With gratitude for knowing that we are one in Christ, let us offer one another signs of Christ’s peace:
The peace of Christ be with you, always. And also with you.

TIME WITH YOUNG DISCIPLES Children are invited to join Pastor Peace for learning and activity

SHARING JOYS AND CONCERNS

PRAYER  Prayer for the people, for the needs of the world, and for our offering

SCRIPTURE READING Luke 4:1-13

MESSAGE The Temptation of Jesus

SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION

HYMN OF FAITH    We Are Called (The Faith We Sing #2172)
Come, live in the light! Shine with the joy and the love of the Lord!
We are called to be light for the kingdom, to live in the freedom of the city of God!

Refrain We are called to act with justice, we are called to love tenderly,
We are called to serve one another, to walk humbly with God!

Come, open your heart! Show your mercy to all those in fear!
We are called to be hope for the hopeless so all hatred and blindness will be no more! Refrain

Sing, sing a new song! Sing of that great day when all will be one!
God will reign and we’ll walk with each other ss sisters and brothers united in love! Refrain x2

DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING

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