Worship Notes, Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 1 Peter 2:20-25

ASH WEDNESDAY THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AT WOODBURY 02-17-21 7:00pm –Gathering– PRELUDE                                          “Wondrous Love”                 Martin INVITATION TO LENTEN DISCIPLINE The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.  Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season in the church year known as Lent. Lent is a time to prepare for the celebration of […]

Worship Notes, February 14, 2021, 2 Corinthians 4:3-6

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury February 14, 2021 Transfiguration Sunday 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION God, you bring us together in this place, we come to be fed, to be renewed, to seek understanding. God, you challenge us in this place, we embrace the challenge, trusting that through challenge we grow in faith. God, you […]

Worship Notes, February 7, 2021, Romans 6:1-11 with Rev. Dr. Martha Moore-Keish

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury February 07, 2021 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION Most wonderful God, we praise you for the riches of love that enable us to come together in this house of prayer to celebrate your goodness. Please lead our truant minds away from petty concerns to larger commitments, away from tiredness […]

Worship Notes, January 31, 2021, Mark 1: 21-28

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury January 31, 2021 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION Loving God, whose touch can heal the broken places of life, touch us today… God of peace, whose spirit of peace can quiet our spirits of confusion and despair, reassure us today… Forgiving God, whose call to repentance promises grace upon grace, place your mercy […]

Worship Notes, January 17, 2021, John 1:43-51

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury January 17, 2021 Second Sunday after Epiphany 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION O almighty God, by the birth of your holy child Jesus you gave us a great light to dawn on our darkness. Grant that in his light we may see light. Bestow upon us that most excellent Christmas […]

Worship Notes, January 10, 2021, Mark 1:4-11

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury January 10, 2021 Baptism of the Lord Sunday 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION God of all wilderness wanderers, you sent John to prepare the way for Jesus Christ, your beloved son. Pour out your Holy Spirit upon us so that, like John, we may proclaim the time to turn from […]

Worship Notes, January 3, 2021, Isaiah 43:18-19, Luke 7:36-50

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury January 3, 2021 Second Sunday after Christmas 9:30am PRAYER OF PREPARATION God of fresh starts, we gather in the first moments of a new year. Some of us look back at 2020 and rejoice for all the moments of healing, hope, laughter, and growth. Others of us look back and […]

Worship Notes, December 27, 2020, Luke 2:22-40

Opening Prayer Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hid: Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you, and worthily magnify your holy Name; through Christ our Lord. Amen. Prelude “Angels from the Realm” […]

Worship Notes, Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020, Isaiah 9:2-7, Luke 2:1-20

 Christmas Eve 12-24-20 @ 5:30pm Virtual Service Christmas Chimes Prayer of Preparation God is telling a story in our lives. It’s quite a story- full of the promises God makes and our struggles to trust; full of mystery and angels with surprising news; full of hard endings and unexpected new beginnings. Come, hear the story […]

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 […]