Sunday, March 26, 2017

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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!  This is the fourth Sunday in Lent.
Lent is a season of repentance and preparation when we prepare to journey to the cross.
We are more solemn at this time. We put away our celebration as we refocus ourselves
in worship.

  Greetings & Announcements                                                               Pastor Susanna

Gathering in God’s Presence
  Prelude                                                                                                  Valentine Agranovsky
  Acolytes bring the light of God into our worship space
*Call to Worship (Read Responsively)                                                          Monica DePoy
One: Jesus, Light of the World, give us eyes to see as you see! Once we lived in darkness, but now-
Many: as children of light, we are called to what is good and right and true.
One: Jesus, Light of the World,
Many: give us eyes to see as you see!

*Opening Hymn                       Be Thou My Vision                                            595
     

*Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer                                   Monica DePoy
(using debts and debtors)


Proclaiming God’s Word
  Scripture Reading                                                                                      J.C. Steele
Gospel Lesson             John 9:1-41
              One: The Word of God for the people of God
Many: Thanks be to God!

  Time for God’s Children                                                           Pastor Susanna
(Children aged k-8th grade can come up to the steps for this lesson.)

  Anthem                         Amazing Grace, My Chains are Gone                                   Choir
  Prayer of Intercession
  Sermon                                                    Just the Facts                                Pastor Susanna
  Prayer of Commitment                                                                                  Pastor Susanna

Responding to God’s Word
*Invitation Hymn                 Open My Eyes, Lord x3                                 Insert

(come forward at this time to unite with our church family,
for a prayer, or to commit your life to Jesus Christ.)
  Communion Meditation                                                         Pastor Susanna
  Communion Hymn                 Here, O My Lord                                              416

  Prayer for the Bread and Cup                                                   Monica DePoy
  Distribution and Sharing of Emblems                       The Diaconate
(Eat the Bread when served. Please hold the Cup
and we will drink together. All bread served is gluten free.)
  Offering Meditation and Prayer of Dedication
*Response                    Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                         47

Taking God’s Word to the World
*Parting Hymn                                   In the Bulb                                                638

*Acolytes take the light of God out into the World
*Benediction                                                                           Pastor Susanna
*Postlude                                                                        Valentine Agranovsky


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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!   We are gathered here to worship God and to share together in community. Your presence makes a ...