First United Methodist
Church of Gilford

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Worship & Lectionary

03/2018 Worship Schedule & Lectionary

Worship Schedule

March 4—3rd Sunday in Lent
    Communion Sunday
    Sermon –”When is it OK to Trash a Temple?” (Exodus 20:1-7, John 2:17-33)
March 11—4th Sunday in Lent Note: Daylight Savings Time Begins
    UMCOR Sunday (please see below)
    Sermon—”Today’s Special—Snake-Kabob” (Ephesians 2:1-10, John 1:14-21)
March 18—5th Sunday in Lent
    Sermon- “Seed Catalogues” (Jeremiah 31:31-34, John 12:20-33)
March 25-Palm Sunday
    Sermon—“Can’tWeJustSkiptotheEnd?” (Mark11:1-11,Mark15:1-39)
March 29—Holy Thursday
    Service a t 7:00 PM- Jesus was hung on a cross and died for us! Come, remember and be thankful for the gi of his taking our sin upon himself so we could be forgiven.

March 30—Good Friday
    12:00 Noon - Good Friday Communion Service

April 1st - Easter Sunrise Service at Weirs Beach, Regular Easter Service at 10:30

 

Lectionary

March 4—3rd Sunday in Lent
Exodus 20:1-17; Psalm 19; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22
March 11—4th Sunday in Lent
Numbers 21:4-9; Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21
March 18—5th Sunday in Lent
Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 51:1-12; Hebrew 5:5-10; John 12:20-33
March 25—Passion/Palm Sunday
Liturgy of the Palms – Mark 11:1-11; Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Liturgy of the Passion—Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11;
Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39 (40-47) March 26—Monday of Holy Week
Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 36:5-11; Hebrews 9:11-15; John 2:1-11 March 27—Tuesday of Holy Week
Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 71:1-14; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; John 12:20-36 March 28—Wednesday of Holy Week
Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 70; Hebrews 12;1-3; John 13:21-32 March 29—Holy/Maundy Thursday
Exodus 12:1-4 (5-10), 11-14; Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; John 131-17, 31b-35
March 30—Good Friday
Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Psalm 22; Hebrews 10:16-25; John 18:1-19:42
March 31—Holy Saturday
Job 14;1-14; Psalm 31:1-4; 1 peter 4:1-8; Ma hew 27:57-66 or John 19:38-42

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