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Worship Notes, December 20, 2020

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury December 20, 2020 Fourth Sunday of Advent 9:30 am LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT WREATH CANDLES Reader: We have lit candles for hope, peace, and joy. The fourth candle on the Advent wreath is for love. In this season of waiting, we are called to remember that God has always so […]

Worship Notes, November 22, 2020, Matthew 25:31-46

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury November 22, 2020 CHRIST THE KING SUNDAY 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION Eternal God, you set Jesus Christ to rule over all things, and made us servants in your kingdom.  By your Spirit empower us to love the unloved, and to minister to all in need.  Then at the last […]

Worship Notes, November 15, 2020, Matthew 25:14-30

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury November 15, 2020 24th Sunday after Pentecost 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION Spirit of Life, You have called us away from the way of the world into the ways of Your righteousness. You call us to seek right-living so that others may live, justice so that the marginalized and the […]

Worship Notes, November 8, 2020, Matthew 25:1-13

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury November 8, 2020 23rd Sunday after Pentecost 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION You call me to wait on You, Lord, but I get tired of waiting. Your answers to my prayers, Your call for me to serve You, the promise of Your coming Kingdom, they all seem to take so […]

Worship Notes, November 1, 2020, Matthew 5:1-12

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury November 1, 2020 All Saints’ Day 9:30am PRAYER OF PREPARATION “The church is catholic, universal, so are all her actions; all that she does belongs to all. * When she baptizes a child, that action concerns me; for that child is thereby connected to that body which is my head […]

Worship Notes, October 25, 2020, Matthew 22:34-46

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury October 25, 2020 21st Sunday after Pentecost 9:30am PRAYER OF PREPARATION Lord, give us the eyes of Jesus to see our neighbors and the strangers we meet. Teach us what it means to love the stranger as we love ourselves. Forgive us for our selfishness, for our silence, for not caring enough for the strangers […]

Worship Notes, October 4, 2020, Matthew 21:33-46

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury October 4, 2020 World Communion Sunday 9:30am PRAYER OF PREPARATION We worship you, O God, as the one in whom we have placed our hope.  We share the desire of your people of old to tell of the blessings you have effected in our lives. When we think about the […]

Worship Service, September 27, 2020, Matthew 21:23-32

PRAYER OF PREPARATION Most of the time, most of us don’t even know we are thirsty. We don’t know the deep dehydration that scours our bones and parches our hearts. Sometimes, when our thirst pangs emerge, We draw from the enticing wells of the world’s offering of power and profit, which leave us even more […]