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 18, 2020, Matthew 22:15-22

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury October 18, 2020 20th Sunday after Pentecost 9:30am PRAYER OF PREPARATION Jesus, our Companion in life, death and resurrection, call us into Your way of life. Guide us away from the ways of the world that tempt us to focus only on ourselves and our own gain. Keep us from […]

Worship Notes, October 11, 2020, Matthew 22:1-14

The Presbyterian Church at Woodbury October 11, 2020 19th Sunday after Pentecost 9:30 am PRAYER OF PREPARATION Holy One, we gather today with our church family in Your presence. We have learned, we have heard, and we have read in our Bibles that You are always with us, Your presence is always near; yet at […]

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 […]

Worship Service, September 20, 2020, Matthew 20: 1-16

MOTION TO HAVE CONGREGATIONAL MEETING WITHIN WORSHIP PRAYER OF PREPARATION Holy God, guide us away from the ways of the world to hear Your call and follow You. Guide us away from the temptations to put ourselves first and see that we are the body of Christ, that we need each other. We all have […]

Worship Service, September 13, 2020, Matthew 18:21-35

WELCOME Come! Come praise the eternal God! Let all that is within us— body, emotions, mind, and will— praise God’s holy name! Despite our failures, He forgives and releases us. More than any doctor, He heals our diseases. When we are famished and weak, He fills us with good and beautiful things, satisfying our needs, […]