The Divine Serviceof the Lord Jesus Christ
Fourth Sunday in LentApril 3, 2011
The Lord be with you!
2 Timothy 4.22
And also with you!
Welcome & AnnouncementsPreparation for Worship
(silently pray the following collect to prepare for worship)
Almighty God, our heavenly Father, Your mercies are new every morning; and though wedeserve only punishment, You receive us as Your children and provide for all our needs of bodyand soul. Grant that we may heartily acknowledge Your merciful goodness, give thanks for allYour benefits, and serve You in willing obedience; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, wholives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
<STAND when the pianist stops playing>
I. The Lord Gathers Us for Worship
Invocation & Entrance
We are gathered in the name of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
Matthew 18.20; 28.19
I lift up my eyes to the hills.
From where does my help come?
Our help comes from the Lord,
The Maker of heaven and earth!
Hymn of Procession
(on following page)
Note: The congregation says all bold words and sings all printed songs.