March 5, 2023: For God So Loved the World

Second Sunday of Lent

Scripture: John 3:1-17

Reverend Dr. Desi Larson

  • Prelude: “A Covenant Prayer,” words by John Wesley, music by Dan Forrest; Chi=oir Camp Singers
    © Copyright 2012 by Hinshaw Music Inc.
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  • Lenten Reading: Jackie Middaugh and Jim Stoffer
  • Hymn 3080: “Lord, Is It I,” music by Hans L. Hassler, harm. by J. S. Bach, words by Dean McIntyre; Trinity Singers
    Text © 1999 Dean McIntyre
    Used by permission
  • Hymn 71: “Glory Be to the Father (Gloria Patri),” by Henry W. Greatorex
  • Hymn 64: “Holy, Holy, Holy,” by John B. Dykes and Reginald Heber
  • Hymn 623: “Here, O My Lord, I See Thee,” by Edward Dearle and Horatius Bonar
  • Offertory: “Simple Gifts,” by Joseph Brackett, arr. Larry Sue; Handbell duet by Luanne Hardy and Sally Robertson
    Arr. © 2020 Choraegus
    Used by permission
  • Hymn 95: “Praise God from Whom all Blessings Flow,” words by Thomas Ken, music attr. to Louis Bourgeois
    Public Domain
  • Special Music: “Lift Thine Eyes to the Mountains,” words and music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; Choir Camp Singers and Trinity Singers
  • Readings from Scripture: John 3:1-17; Joan Bennett
  • Sermon: “For God So Loved the Word,” Pastor Desi Larson
  • Hymn 2166: “Christ Beside Me,” traditional Gaelic melody, text attributed to St. Patrick, adapted by James Quinn
    text © 1969, James Quinn
    harm. © 1989 United Methodist Publishing House
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  • Benediction Song 3105: “In Christ Alone,” by Stuart Townend and Keith Getty, arr. by Mary McDonald
    © 2002 Thankyou Music
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  • Postlude: “Jesus, Guide Me,” air from Cantata No. 70 by J.S. Bach, arr. by Chester Nordman
    © 1959 by Lorenz Publishing Co.
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