Online Worship – March 29, 2020

PERMISSION TO FEEL

March 29, 2020


For the latest updates, and to stay connected throughout the week, check out this week’s:

Visual Announcements  (Video) (PDF)

Meeting Rooms (Full List PDF)


Have candle and lighter/match available if possible.

Click on the corresponding links below to access videos, recordings, and print forms of the content for your worship-in-place experience. If you have difficulty accessing any of the content, please let Pastor Megan know.   THE PEACE OF CHRIST BE WITH YOU.


Prelude (Video)…..….………………………………………..……In Christ Alone

Listen and center yourself for worship. If you are so moved, sing or hum along.

 

Call to Worship                                                                                                                              

God says: I will put my Spirit within you, and you shall live. Will you believe?
Lord, we lift your name on high.
Jesus says: I am the resurrection and the life. Will you live as if this were so?
Lord, we lift your name on high.
Jesus called: Lazarus, come forth! Jesus still calls: come forth!
Lord, we lift your name on high.

Pause for reflection.

 

 

*Welcoming the Light of Christ

Light your candle(s) while singing / listening to symbolize the light of Christ in the world, in your life, and in your space.

 

 

Opening Songs

(Video)(Text)(Text with Chords)…………………………….Let It Rise

(Video)(Text)(Text with Chords)………………………….Blessed Be Your Name

 

Passing of the Peace  If you are with others, Pass the Peace in ways that do not require physical contact. For ideas click here.

The peace of Christ be with you. And also with you.

 

Centering Song (Video)(Hymnal Page)………………………………………………..Hymn of Promise

 

  Gospel Reading (Audio—Stop at 5:35)(Video)(Text)(Text-Printer Friendly)…….……………………………………………….. John 11:1-44 NIV Live!

This is the Word of God for the people of God. Thanks be to God.

 

Good News for Kids (Bible story video) (Full Sunday School Lesson with Activities and Coloring Pages)

 

Song (Video) (Hymn Scan)…………….…..Just A Closer Walk with Thee TFWS #2158

 

Living in Faith Everyday (Audio) (Video) (Text)

…………………..PERMISSION TO FEEL…………..…..……….Rev. Megan Dean Tobola

 

Offertory (Video)(Hymn Scan)……………………It Is Well With My Soul UMH #377

The ministries of Good Shepherd continue during this time of physical isolation. To give online click here. You can give by texting the dollar amount ($X.XX) to 630-364-4154. You will receive a registration link the first time. Every time after that just enter the dollar amount. You can also mail a check if you so choose. If you would like an EFT form please contact the church office. Thank you for your giving.

Special United Voices for Children 5th Sunday Offering

 

Doxology (Hymn Scan) (Instrumental Video)

 

Prayers of the People

We will join one another in prayer at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings and Wednesday 8:00 p.m. CST

  • Landline: Dial (312) 626 6799 and wait for the prompt that asks for the Meeting ID which is 924 624 201.
  • Cellphone 1-touch/tap dialing: +13126266799,,924624201#
  • Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/924624201

Please send your prayer requests during the week to goodshepherdbartlett@gmail.com or call (630) 830-3003.

If you have care needs, we have a Care Team ready to help! Contact the office or Pastor Megan’s cell: (312) 715-8752.

 

The Lord’s Prayer (A Sung Choral Version) (A Contemporary Sung Version)

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.

 

*Following the Light of Christ

You can choose to either keep your candle burning throughout the day, or extinguish it as you sing/listen.

 

Closing Song (Video)(Text)(Text with Chords)……………….Everlasting God

 

Benediction (Audio) Go forth in the loving understanding arms of your Empathetic Shepherd. Amen.

 

Worship Resources Used: Ministry Matters, United Methodist Hymnal, United Methodist Book of Worship

 

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