Friday, May 29, 2020

Worship Outline for Sunday, May 31, 2020

May 31, 2020

Blessed be the holy Trinity, + one God,
who forgives all our sin,
whose mercy endures forever.

Seeking reconciliation with God and neighbor,
let us remember the gift of baptism and confess our sin.

Silence is kept for reflection.

God of mercy,
we confess that we have sinned against you,
against one another,
and against the earth entrusted to our care.
We are worried and distracted by many things,
and we fail to love you above all else.
We store up treasures for ourselves
and turn away from our neighbors in need.
Forgive us, that we may live in the freedom of your Son,
Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

When we were laid low by sin and guilt,
God made us alive together with Christ,
forgiving us + all our trespasses
by taking our sins to the cross.
For freedom Christ has set us free:
Rejoice in this good news!

HYMN: ELW #627 “Oh Day Full of Grace”

1.Oh day full of grace that now we see
Appearing on earth’s horizon,
Bring light from our God that we may be
Replete in his joy this season.
God, shine for us now in this dark place;
Your name on our hearts emblazon.

2. O day full of grace, O blessed time,
our Lord on the earth arriving;
then came to the world that light sublime,
great joy for us all retrieving;
for Jesus all mortals did embrace,
all shame and despair removing.

3.For Christ bore our sins, and not his own,
When he on the cross was hanging;
And then he arose and moved the stone,
That we, unto him belonging,
Might join with angelic hosts to raise
Our voices in endless singing.

4.God came to us then at Pentecost,
His Spirit new life revealing,
That we might no more from Him be lost,
All darkness for us dispelling.
His flame will the mark of sin efface
And bring to us all His healing.

5.When we on that final journey go
That Christ is for us preparing,
We’ll gather in song, our hearts aglow,
All joy of the heavens sharing,
And there will join God's endless praise,
with angels and saints adoring.

P:  The grace of our Lord, Jesus Christ, the love of God, and communion of the Holy Spirit be with you all.
C:  And also with you.

O God, on this day you open the hearts of your faithful people by sending into us your Holy Spirit. Direct us by the light of that Spirit, that we may have a right judgment in all things and rejoice at all times in your peace, through Jesus Christ, your Son and our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,
one God, now and forever.

Children’s message

FIRST READING: Acts 2:1-21
1When the day of Pentecost had come, [the apostles] were all together in one place. 2And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them. 4All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability. 5Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven living in Jerusalem. 6And at this sound the crowd gathered and was bewildered, because each one heard them speaking in the native language of each. 7Amazed and astonished, they asked, "Are not all these who are speaking Galileans? 8And how is it that we hear, each of us, in our own native language? 9Parthians, Medes, Elamites, and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, 11Cretans and Arabs—in our own languages we hear them speaking about God's deeds of power." 12All were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, "What does this mean?" 13But others sneered and said, "They are filled with new wine." 14But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them, "Men of Judea and all who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and listen to what I say. 15Indeed, these are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only nine o'clock in the morning. 16No, this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel: 17'In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams. 18Even upon my slaves, both men and women, in those days I will pour out my Spirit; and they shall prophesy. 19And I will show portents in the heaven above and signs on the earth below, blood, and fire, and smoky mist. 20The sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood, before the coming of the Lord's great and glorious day. 21Then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.'"

PSALM: Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
24How manifold are your works, O LORD!
            In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.
25Yonder is the sea, great and wide,
with its swarms too many to number,
            living things both small and great.
26There go the ships to and fro,
            and Leviathan, which you made for the sport of it.
27All of them look to you  to give them their food in due season.
28You give it to them; they gather it;
            you open your hand, and they are filled with good things.
29When you hide your face, they are terrified;
            when you take away their breath, they die and return to their dust.
30You send forth your Spirit, and they are created;
            and so you renew the face of the earth.
31May the glory of the LORD endure forever;
            O LORD, rejoice in all your works.  
32You look at the earth and it trembles; you touch the mountains and they smoke.
33I will sing to the LORD as long as I live;
            I will praise my God while have my being.
34May these words of mine please God.
            I will rejoice in the LORD.
35bBless the LORD, O my soul. Hallelujah!  

SECOND READING: 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13
3bNo one can say "Jesus is Lord" except by the Holy Spirit. 4Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; 5and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord; 6and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God who activates all of them in everyone. 7To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. 8To one is given through the Spirit the utterance of wisdom, and to another the utterance of knowledge according to the same Spirit, 9to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by the one Spirit, 10to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another the discernment of spirits, to another various kinds of tongues, to another the interpretation of tongues. 11All these are activated by one and the same Spirit, who allots to each one individually just as the Spirit chooses. 12For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. 13For in the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.

GOSPEL: John 20:19-23
19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you." 20After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. 21Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you." 22When he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit. 23If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained."


HYMN: ELW # 403 “Like the Murmur of the Dove’s Song”

C    I believe in God, the Father almighty,
            creator of heaven and earth.

I believe in Jesus Christ, God's only Son, our Lord,
            who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
            born of the Virgin Mary,
            suffered under Pontius Pilate,
            was crucified, died, and was buried;
            he descended to the dead.
            On the third day he rose again;
            he ascended into heaven,
            he is seated at the right hand of the Father,
            and he will come to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,
            the holy catholic Church,
            the communion of saints,
            the forgiveness of sins,
            the resurrection of the body,
            and the life everlasting.   Amen




Please be sure to have the wafer or bread if you choose laid out in front of you.  As well is you have wine or juice present that it is also in front of you during the communion liturgy.  Once the liturgy is complete I will say, “The Body of Christ given for you.”  We will then eat together.  The same for the drink. 
Lord’s Prayer
C  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, and the power, and the glory,
                        forever and ever. Amen


HYMN: ELW # 398 “Holy Spirit, Truth Divine”
1 Holy Spirit, truth divine,
dawn upon this soul of mine;
breath of God and inward light,
wake my spirit, clear my sight.
2 Holy Spirit, love divine,
glow within this heart of mine;
kindle ev'ry high desire;
purge me with your holy fire.
3 Holy Spirit, pow'r divine,
fortify this will of mine;
by your will I strongly live,
bravely bear, and nobly strive.
4 Holy Spirit, peace divine,
still this restless heart of mine;
speak to calm this tossing sea,
stayed in your tranquility.
5 Holy Spirit, right divine,
king within my conscience reign;
be my guide, and I shall be
firmly bound, forever free.

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