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Online Bulletin | Sunday Morning Service | March 26, 2023

Welcome & Announcements

Call to Worship | Grace Evans, Liturgist

Leader: Have you ever felt washed up, brittle, worn-down to the bone?
People: Have you ever felt grief lay heavy on your back?
Leader: Have you ever felt like hope was out of reach?
People: Have you ever wondered, can these bones live?
Leader: If you have, then you are in the right place, for this is God’s house. Hope lives here.
People: So, come. Rest your weary bones.
All: Let us worship Holy God.

Opening Song
“Come, Ye Sinners, Poor and Needy” #340 vs. 1-3

Prayer of Confession

Leader: Friends, there is nothing that we have to keep hidden from God—not our anger, our grief, or the ways in which we have fallen short. In confession, we speak honestly and are met with grace. So let us not hold back. Let us bring our full selves to this prayer, knowing that God is already running to meet us. Let us pray:

All: Jesus of Nazareth,
I confess: I forget that you know this feeling.
I forget that you, too, have wept.
I forget that you, too, have lost.
I forget that you, too, have gathered at the tomb,
have grieved for a friend, have felt the sting of humanity.
Forgive me for all the times I place blame on you.
Forgive me for all the times I create distance, imagining that you could never feel what I feel. Forgive me for allowing the valley of dry bones to be a sea of space between us.
Pour yourself into the cracks in my heart. Bring these bones back to life. Bring me closer to you. With gratitude I pray, amen.

Special Music

“For Such a Time as This” Chorale, Soloist Lynette McKinney

Sacrament of Baptism

Anthony William Richardson, Son Sean and Brittany Richardson

Confirmation & Baptism

A Time for Children

Noelle Allison, Director of Children and Families

Scripture Readings

John 11:38-45

Pastoral Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer

Offering Our Gifts to The Lord – Breakthrough Prayer

Offertory Music

“Calvary” Chorale, Soloist Susan Pearson


Praise God from whom all blessings flow; praise God, all creatures here below; praise him above, ye heavenly host; praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

“Can these bones live?” by Pastor Cody Anderson
Scripture: Ezekiel 37:1-14

Affirmation of Faith

A Statement of Faith of the Korean Methodist Church #885

Closing Song

“Breathe on Me, Breath of God” #420


As you leave this place,
may God bless you with seeking.
Seek out the hungry.
Seek the weary.
Seek the good in every person you pass. Seek out the hopeful.
Seek the faithful.
Seek God in each of us.
As you seek and as you wonder,
may you find what you are looking for. In the name of our loving God,
who is always seeking us,
go now in peace. Amen.