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The Way for Worship at  Trinity United Church of Christ

April 10, 2022               Palm Sunday Sunday                     11am

* Prelude

Palm Sunday Gospel                          Luke 19:28-40

* Hymn of Proclamation                   All Glory, Laud, and Honor                  NCH 216

Centering Music and Lighting of Altar Candles

Greeting and Announcements

*Responsive Intent
It is holy to gather.
It is holy to sing.
It is holy to be generous, to throw our coats on the road.
It is holy to celebrate justice when we see it.
It is holy to shout, “Hosanna!”
It is holy to remember.
It is holy to gather.
It is holy to sing.
Here and now, let us do all of these things.

Anthem                      Hosanna, Hosanna                        by Theresa Woody

Call to Confession

Prayer of Confession
God of street parades and hosannas, we know that you are counting on us to speak out against oppression, to speak up for love and to speak hope to fear, but so often we are silent.
We worry that we’ll say the wrong thing, so we don’t say anything at all.
We worry that we’ll offend, so we keep our convictions to ourselves.
We worry that we’ll speak up and won’t be heard, so we stay silent.
And meanwhile, the parade marches on.
Unravel our fears. Spark conviction in us.
Give us the courage to yell, “Hosanna!”
Gratefully we pray, amen.

Words of Forgiveness

Morning Prayer Concerns and Celebrations
Prayers of the People and Lord’s Prayer
Our Mother-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 debts, as we forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever.

Musical Interlude


Hearing the Sacred Word

Sermon                                               Rev. Nathan King


Giving of Our Gifts to God

Invitation to Offering

Offertory and Bringing of Our Gifts              When Jesus Wept                by William Billings

*Praise Response                                                 Doxology

Prayer of Dedication

Hymn                                 O Sacred Head Now Wounded                               NCH 226


Going Forth with Good News

*Chiming of the Trinity                                   (In the name of the Creator, Christ and Holy Spirit)



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Celebrations in April

12 Travis H.
14 Levina A.
15 Kathy M.
16 Chuck R. & Peter O.


In Need of Prayers

  •  The Family of George C.
    •    Erin M.
    •    Steve L.
    •    Cindy R.
    •    The Family of Thelma
    •    The Family of Bristol M.
    •    Rachel M
    •    Helena L
    •    Jim S
    •    Neil & Jennifer
    •    Ken S hip surgery recovery
    •    Palestine/Israel
    •    Ukraine/Russia

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