Worshiping Together in Different Places–An online worship experience on the 2nd Sunday of Lent (B)

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Sheaves of Wheat, Vincent van Gogh, 1885, oil on canvas, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands, http://www.wikiart.org/en/vincent-van-gogh/sheaves-of-wheat-in-a-field-1885

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Welcome to Worship on Sunday, February 28, 2021.

During this time of worship you may wish to have a candle to light and to have bread and a beverage for communion — whatever you have available will be sufficient.

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Gathering Song        Come to the Banquet      First Presbyterian Sterling

“Come to the banquet there’s a place for you
See, you are an honored guest,
from constant serving you may rest
So sit you down, be fed and blessed
for you are welcome, come”

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Acknowledgement of Land

(An act towards reconciliation)

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GATHERING & EXPLORING

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Set apart your worship space by lighting a candle along with the video clip.  The light of the candle symbolizes the presence of the Holy wherever we are.

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Welcome · Community Candle · Scripture · Moment of Wonder · Sermon

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AFFIRMING

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Song for Reflection & Offering        Open Our Eyes, Lord        Trinity Lutheran Church Ventura

“Open our eyes, Lord
We want to see Jesus

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Offering

There are a number of ways to contribute financially when we are unable to attend worship in person:

• Make a one-time donation or manage ongoing, automatic giving on our secure website page: https://fccpuyallup.com/donate

• Use our mobile app to set up one-time or ongoing giving from your phone. Download the GivePlus app from the App Store or Google Play to your smartphone and then search for “First Christian Church” using our zip code, 98371.

• Send checks by mail to: First Christian Church 623 9th Ave. SW P.O. Box 516 Puyallup, WA  98371

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CELEBRATING & BLESSING

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During this video clip you are invited to share the elements of communion which you have set aside for this worship time.  Bread, crackers, juice, wine, or water–all are signs of Christ’s abiding presence with us.

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Prayers of the People · Communion · Benediction

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Closing Song        Blest Be the Ties that Bind        Anderson Recording

“Blest be the tie that binds
our hearts in Christian love;
the fellowship of kindred minds
is like to that above.

Announcements:
Today:  Open the Week 2 bag in your Stay-Home Lent Kit

Tonight:  The Possibilities of Lent gatherings – Sundays in Lent at 7 pm on Zoom
(2/21 – 2/28 – 3/7 – 3/14 – 3/21 – 3/28)

Bring your kit, a cup of hot tea (tea bag in Week 2 bag), and a Bible

Get the Zoom link:    
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Check your snail mailbox or    
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the weekly e-newsletter The Week Ahead or    
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contact your elder   .



Preacher: Pastor Ray Smith; Elder: Kelli Kays; Scripture: Connie Robey; Moment of Wonder: Gretchen Mertes; Prayers of the People: Eunice Squires

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