Leader: Holy God, we
praise you for your Son, Jesus, who rode in triumph into the
holy city of Jerusalem, hailed a King and Messiah by adoring
People: May we, who
continue to proclaim Christ as Messiah, Redeemer, Lord and
Leader: May we be
courageous and faithful to follow him in the way of
suffering and the cross, lest we be numbered among the
fickle crowd who turned their backs on your Son.
People: Turn our
hearts again this day to enter into Christ’s Passion and
death so we may also enter into his resurrection and glory.
Glory, Laud, and Honor” #280
Presentation of Lenten Symbols—Palms
WE TALK TO GOD
Praises, Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Our 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 trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power, and the
glory, forever. Amen.
CELEBRATING OUR GIFTS
Offering of Tithes and Gifts to the Lord
Doxology and Prayer of Thanksgiving