Order of Service for Sunday July 3, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 189 “Be still”

Psalm 30

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 707 “Healing river of the Spirit”

Old Testament: 2 Kings 5:1-14

New Testament: Luke 10:1-11,16-20

Sermon

CH4 533 “Will you come and follow me”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 252 “As a fire is meant for burning”

Dismissal & Blessing

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Order of Service for Sunday 26 June, 3d Sunday after Pentecost

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 496 “Humbly in your sight we come together, Lord”

Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 500 “Lord of creation, to you be all praise!”

Epistle: Galatians 5:1, 13-25

Gospel: Luke 9:51-62

Sermon

“Scots wha hae”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 476 “Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord”

Dismissal & Blessing

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Order of Service for Sunday 19 June, 2nd Sunday after Pentecost with Baptism

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 165 “Praise to the Lord for the joys of the earth”

Baptism

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 637 “Now through the grace of God we claim”

Bible lessons

Talk (Gary Brough)

CH4 248 “For my sake and the gospel’s, go”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 646 “Forth in the peace of Christ we go”

Dismissal & Blessing

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5 June 2022   11am  –  Confirmation

Order of Service with Holy Communion

Pentecost

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 582 “O Day of joy and wonder!”

Psalm 104:24-35

Prayer

CH4 641 “Seek ye first the kingdom of God”

First Reading: Acts 2:1-21

Gospel: John 14:8-17

Sermon

CH4 253 “Inspired by love and anger”

Apostles’ Creed

Confirmation

CH 796 “The Lord bless you and keep you”

Prayers of Intercession

Communion

CH4 703 National Anthem

Dismissal & Blessing

 

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29 May 2022    11am

Order of Service

Ascension of the Lord

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 446 “Lift up your hearts, believers!”

Psalm 47

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 441 “Blessing and honour and glory and power”

Epistle: Ephesians 1:15-23

CH4 641 Refrain “Alleluia” (2x)

Gospel: Luke 24:44-53

Sermon

CH4 720 “There is a longing in our hearts”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 438 “The Head that once was crowned with thorns”

Dismissal & Blessing

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22 May 2022   11am

Order of Service

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 739 “The Church’s one foundation”

Mission Aviation Fellowship (Brian McBride)

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 747 “Jerusalem the golden”

First Reading: Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5

CH4 641 Refrain “Alleluia” (2x)

Gospel: John 14:25-29

Sermon

CH4 528 „ Make me a channel of your peace”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 798 “The peace of the earth be with you” (2x)

Dismissal & Blessing

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15 May 2022   11am

Order of Service

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 130 “Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim”

Psalm 148

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 104 “The Lord of heaven confess”

First Reading: Revelation 21:1-6

CH4 641 Refrain “Alleluia”

Gospel: John 13:31-35

Sermon

CH4 738 „Glorious things of thee are spoken”

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn “Sing a new world into being”

Dismissal & Blessing

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8 May 2022     11am

Order of Service

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 345 “Halle, halle, hallelujah!”

Psalm 23

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 14 “The Lord’s my Shepherd”

Epistle: Revelation 7:9-17

CH4 641 Refrain “Alleluia” (2x)

Gospel: John 10:22-30

Sermon

CH4 551 “In heavenly love abiding”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 462 “The King of love my shepherd is”

Dismissal & Blessing

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1 May 2022   11am

Order of Service

Third Sunday of Easter

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 441 “Blessing and honour and glory and power”

Psalm 30

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 744 “Hark how the adoring hosts above”

Epistle: Revelation 5:11-14

CH4 641 Refrain “Alleluia” (2x)

Gospel: John 21:1-19

Sermon

CH4 532 “Lord, you have come to the seashore”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 355 “You, Lord, are both Lamb and Shepherd”

Tune: Regent Square – CH4  439

Dismissal & Blessing

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24 April 2022   11am

Order of Service

Second Sunday of Easter

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 422 “Christ is alive, and the universe must celebrate”

Psalm 150

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 412 “The strife is o’er, the battle done”

First Reading: Revelation 1:4-8

Gospel: John 20:19-31

Sermon

CH4 432 “How often we, like Thomas”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 430 “Christ has risen while earth slumbers”

Dismissal & Blessing

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17 April 2022  11am

Order of Service

Easter Sunday

Call to Worship

CH4 410 “Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia!”

Psalm 118:1-2,14-24

CH4 420 “Earth, earth, awake; your praises sing: Alleluia!”

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 409 “Jesus is risen, alleluia!”

Old Testament: Isaiah 65:17-25

CH4 641 Refrain “Alleluia” (2x)

New Testament: John 20:1-18

Sermon

CH4 415This joyful Eastertide”

Prayer of Intercession with CH4 766 “Hallelujah” (5x)

CH4 419 “Thine be the glory, risen, conquering Son”

Dismissal & Blessing

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15 April 2022    7pm

Order of Service Good Friday

Kyrie

Lord’s Prayer

Psalm 51:1-12

CH4 778 “Lamb of God” (3x)

Isaiah 52:13-53:12

John 18:1-27

CH4 400 “When we are tempted do deny your Son”

John 18:28-40

CH4 537 “We do not hope to ease our minds”

John 19:1-16a

CH4 381 “Ah, holy Jesus, how hast thou offended”

John 19:16b-30

Silence

John 19:31-42

CH4 572 “So much wrong and so much injustice”

Sermon

CH4 393 “We turn to God when we are sorely pressed”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 549 “How deep the Father’s love for us”

Dismissal & Blessing

No organ music

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14 April 2022     7pm

Order of Service with Holy Communion

Maundy Thursday

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 484 “Great God, your love has called us here”

Prayers

Old Testament: Exodus 12:1-14

CH4 375 “This is the night, dear friends, the night for weeping”

New Testament: John 13:1-17,31b-35

Sermon

CH4 376 “‘Twas on that night, when doomed to know”

Apostles’ Creed

Prayers of Intercession with CH4 776 “Kyrie eleison”

The Grace

Taking of the Bread and Wine

Thanksgiving

CH4 769 “Holy holy holy, my heart, my heart adores you!”

Lord’s Prayer

Breaking of Bread

CH4 778 “Lamb of God”

Communion

The Peace

Prayers

CH4 580 “Abide with me”

Dismissal & Blessing

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10 April 2022  11am

Order of Service

Palm Sunday

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 279 “Make way, make way, for Christ the King”

Psalm 118:25-29

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 520 “Ye who the name of Jesus bear”

Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11

Gospel: Luke 19:28-40

Sermon

CH4 364 “All glory, laud, and honour”

Prayer of Intercession with CH4 776 “Kyrie eleison”

CH4 365 “Ride on! ride on in majesty!”

Dismissal & Blessing

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3 April 2022  11am

Order of Service

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 496 “Humbly in your sight we come together, Lord”

Psalm 126

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Hymn “When God restored our common life”

Epistle: Philippians 3:4b-14

Gospel: John 12:1-8

Sermon

HymnSaid Judas to Mary”

Prayer of Intercession with CH4 776 “Kyrie eleison”

CH4 259 “Beauty for brokenness”

Dismissal & Blessing

 

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27 March 2022     11am

Order of Service

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Mothering Sunday)

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 118 “Womb of life and source of being”

Faith Course Reflection / Psalm 32

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 361 “Forgiveness is your gift”

Epistle: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21

Gospel: Luke 15:1-3,11b-32

Sermon

CH4 555 “Amazing grace”

Prayer of Intercession with CH4 776 “Kyrie eleison”

CH4 519 “Love divine, all loves excelling”

Dismissal & Blessing

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20 March 2022   11am

Order of Service

Third Sunday in Lent

Offering & Prayer
Welcome & Intimations
Call to Worship

CH4  43 – “O God, you are my God alone”
Faith Course Reflection / Psalm 63: 1- 8
Prayer & Lord’s Prayer
CH4   486 – “Forgive our sins as we forgive”
Old Testament: Isaiah 55: 1-9
New Testament: Luke 13: 1-9
Sermon
CH4 540 “I heard the voice of Jesus say”
Prayer of Intersession with CH4 776 “Kyrie eleison”
CH4 “There’s a wideness in God’s mercy”
Dismissal & Blessing

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13 March 2022   11am

Order of Service

Second Sunday in Lent

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 162 “The God of Abraham praise”

Faith Course Reflection

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 237 “Look forward in faith”

Old Testament: Genesis 15:1-12,17-18

New Testament: Luke 13:31-35

Sermon

CH4 117 “Mothering God, you gave me birth”

Prayer of Intercession with CH4 776 “Kyrie eleison”

CH4 192 “All my hope on God is founded”

Dismissal & Blessing

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6 March 2022 11am 

Order of Service with Holy Communion

First Sunday in Lent

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 334 “On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry”

Faith Course Reflection

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer?

CH4 337 “Forty days and forty nights”

Old Testament: Deuteronomy 26:1-11

New Testament: Luke 4:1-13

Sermon

CH4 658 “Before I take the body of my Lord”

Apostles’ Creed

Prayer of Intercession with CH4 776 (5x)

Invitation

Narrative of the Institution

Taking of the Bread and Wine

Thanksgiving

Breaking of Bread

Communion

The Peace

Prayers

CH4 675 “Now let us from this table rise”

Dismissal & Blessing

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27 February 2022  11am

Order of Service

Transfiguration Sunday

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship CH4 137 “All things bright and beautiful”

Children’s address

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 204 “I am the church, you are the church”

Old Testament: Exodus 34:29-35

New Testament: Luke 9:28-36

Sermon

Children’s prayer

CH4 543 “Longing for light, we wait in darkness”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 240 “God in such love for us lent us this planet”

Dismissal & Blessing

 

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20 February 2022  11am

Order of Service

7th Sunday after Epiphany

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 189 “Be still”

Psalm 37:1-11,39-40

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 513 “Courage, brother! do not stumble”

Old Testament: Genesis 45:3-11,15

New Testament: Luke 6:27-38

Sermon

CH4 528 “Make me a channel of your peace”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 357 “This is my will, my new command”

Dismissal & Blessing

 

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13 February 2022   11am

Order of Service

6th Sunday after Epiphany

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 1 “How blest are those who do not stray”

Psalm 1

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 186 “Father God, I wonder” (2x)

Old Testament: Jeremiah 17:5-10

New Testament: Luke 6:17-26

Sermon

CH4 188 “Thou hidden Love of God, whose height”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 468 “Son of God, eternal Saviour”

Dismissal & Blessing

 

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6 February 2022  11am

Order of Service

5th Sunday after Epiphany

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 132 “Immortal, invisible, God only wise”

Psalm 138

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 133 “Source and Sovereign, Rock and Cloud”

Old Testament: Isaiah 6:1-13

New Testament: Luke 5:1-11

Sermon

CH4 128 “How shall I sing that majesty”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 769 “Holy holy holy, my heart, my heart adores you!”

Dismissal & Blessing

 

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30 January 2022   11am

Order of Service

Presentation of the Lord

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn CH4 153 “Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father”

1 Samuel 2:1-11

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Hymn “My Heart Rejoices in Our God!”

Old Testament: Haggai 2:1-9

New Testament: Luke 2:22-40

Sermon

Music video “Take my life”

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn CH4 333 “Now, Lord! according to thy word”

Dismissal & Blessing

 

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23 January 2022   11am

Order of Service

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Duet

Call to Worship

CH4 43 “O God, you are my God alone”

Psalm 36:5-10

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 718 “We cannot measure how you heal”

Old Testament: Isaiah 62:1-5

New Testament: John 2:1-11

Sermon

CH4 700 “As man and woman we were made”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 336 “Christ is our light! the bright and morning star”

Dismissal & Blessing

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16 January 2022  11am

Order of Service

Second Sunday after the Epiphany

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 63 “All people that on earth do dwell”

Psalm 29

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 722 “Spirit of God, come dwell within me”

Old Testament: Isaiah 43:1-7

New Testament: Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

Sermon

CH4 476 “Mine eyes have seen the glory”

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 637 “Now through the grace of God we claim”

Dismissal & Blessing

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9 January 11am – online

Order of Service 

Epiphany

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

CH4 185 ‘Come, children, join and sing’

Psalm 72: 1-7, 10-14

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

CH4 325, 3-5 ‘Bethlehem, a noble city’

Old Testament: Isaiah 60: 1-6

New Testament: Matthew 2: 1-12

Sermon

CH4 328 ‘Wise men, they came to look for wisdom’

Prayer of Intercession

CH4 326 ‘As with gladness men of old’

Dismissal & Blessing

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2 January 2022  11am – online

Order of Service

Maxwelltown West Church

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn CH4 327 “Brightest and best of the sons of the morning”

Christmas story by George Mackay Brown

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Old Testament: Jeremiah 31:7-14

New Testament: Ephesians 1:3-14

Video “Lift Up Your Eyes” (Resound Worship)

Sermon

Hymn CH4 404 “I danced in the morning when the world was begun”

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn CH4 120 “God we praise you”

Dismissal & Blessing

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Sunday Communion December 26th  –  Online:

CH4 331: Unto us a boy is born!
CH4 316: Love came down at ChristmasReadings: Colossians 3: 12-17; Luke 2: 41-52CH4 314: Child in the manger
CH4 294: On Christmas night all Christians sing
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December 25, 11am – 12pm –  Online

Christmas Day:  
CH4 306: O Come all ye faithful
CH4 322: Good Christians all rejoice

Reading: John 1: 1-14
CH4 324: Angels from the realms of glory
CH4 320: Joy to the world, the Lord is come!

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Friday 24, December – 7pm – 8pm – Online

Christmas Eve:
CH4 315: Once in Royal David’s city
Reading: Isaiah 9: 2,6-7

CH4 304: O little town of Bethlehem

Reading: Luke 1: 26-38
Reading: Luke 2: 1-7
Reading: Luke 2: 8-20
Reading: Matthew 2: 1-12
Reading: John 1: 1-5,14

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19 December – online only
Online service Hymn: –
CH4 284 verse 4 Joy is a candle
Hymn: –
CH4 323 The first Nowell
Hymn: –
CH4 309 Silent Night
Readings: Luke chapter 2 verses 1-20

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12 December – online only

The hymns for Sunday’s on-line service are:
CH4 286 Tell out my soul
CH4 291 When out of poverty is born a dream that will not die

Bible reading – from the New English Bible:-
Luke Chapter 1 verses 26-38

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5 December 2021 . . . . 11am

Order for Communion

Maxwelltown West Church

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Lightning of Second Candle

Hymn CH4 284, verse 2 “Peace is a candle”

Call to Worship

Hymn CH4 279 “Make way, make way, for Christ the King”

Psalm: Luke 1:68-79

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Hymn CH4 277 “Hark the glad sound! the Saviour comes”

Old Testament: Malachi 3:1-4

New Testament: Luke 3:1-6

Sermon

Hymn CH4 276 “Wait for the Lord” (only Ostinato)

Prayer of Intercession with 4x “Wait for the Lord” (only Ostinato)

Invitation

Narrative of the Institution

Taking of the Bread and Wine

Thanksgiving

Breaking of Bread

 

Communion

The minister says:

Draw near with faith:

receive the body of our Lord Jesus Christ

which was given for you,

and his blood which was shed for you,

and feed on him in your hearts by faith,

with thanksgiving.

Taste and see that the Lord is good.

Happy are those who find refuge in him!

In giving the bread, the minister says:

Take, eat. This is the body of Christ

which is (broken) for you.

Do this, remembering him.

The people partake of their own bread in their seats

In giving the cup, the minister says:

This cup is the new covenant

sealed by Christ’s blood

which was shed that the sins of many

might be forgiven.

Drink from it, all of you.

The wine is taken to the people in their seats.

The Peace

Prayers

Hymn CH4 334 “On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry”

Dismissal & Blessing

 

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28 November 2021 . . . . 11am

Order of Service

Maxwelltown West Church

Offering & Prayer

Welcome & Intimations

Call to Worship

Hymn CH4 273 “O come, o come Emmanuel”

Psalm 24,7-10

Prayer & Lord’s Prayer

Hymn CH4 509 “Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult”

Old Testament: Jeremiah 33:14-16

New Testament: Luke 21:25-36

Sermon

Music video “Take Heart”

Prayer of Intercession

Hymn CH4 477 “Lo, he comes with clouds descending”

Dismissal & Blessing