Holy Wednesday Service

Welcome to
Williamwood Parish Church of Scotland
Wednesday 4th April 2012
Holy Wednesday
United Holy Week worship with
Busby and Greenbank Churches

ORDER OF SERVICE

Please stand (if you are able) as the bible is brought into the Church

Hymn 356 – Meekness and Majesty

PRAYER & LORD’S PRAYER
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth, as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power and the glory are yours, now and forever. Amen.

Hymn 467 – Beautiful Saviour (All my days)

THE PASSION NARRATIVE
A DOMESTIC INTERLUDE – BETHANY
A DRAMATISED READING
Scene 1 – Mark 14: 1-2
Scene 2 – Mark 14: 3-9
Scene 3 – Mark 14: 10-11
Readers – This is the Gospel of the Lord
Congregation – Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ

MUSIC & MEDITATION
I don’t know how to love him (solo Betty Patrick)

Hymn – God of the Woman (see insert)

COMMENT

HYMN 695 – Your love, O God, has called us here (v 1 & 2)

COMMENT

MUSIC & MEDITATION
Choir of Williamwood – Come and see (arr. Mathew)

Hymn 382 – O Sacred Head! Sore wounded (v 1, 3 & 4)

THE PASSION NARRATIVE
THE SUFFERING SERVANT
A DRAMATISED READING
Readers – This is the word of the Lord
Congregation – Thanks be to God

Hymn 399 – My song is love unknown (v 1, 4 & 5)

PRAYER

Hymn 786 – May the God of peace go with us (sung twice)

BENEDICTION

MUSIC & MEDITATION
Choir of Williamwood – Were you there?

(Please remain seated during the singing of “Were you there” and use the time of music and meditation to reflect on the passages of scripture that we have listened to this evening)

Passion Narratives – Readers
Narrator/Isaiah – Ann McCormick
Jesus/The Lord – Iain Reid
1st Commentator – Jerry Eve
2nd Commentator – Jeanne Roddick
Priest – Greenbank
Lawyer – Busby
1st person – Tony Drysdale
2nd Person – Doreen Lynas
3rd Person – Carole Ferguson

A WARM WELCOME TO WILLIAMWOOD PARISH CHURCH
If you are a visitor please sign our visitor’s book which is located in the vestibule. Our church has something for all ages and activities go on throughout the week.
Please join us in the Hall after this service where tea/coffee is served.

Williamwood Parish Church
Our friendly church for all ages!

Please come and experience the real Easter Story of God’s undying love

MAUNDY THURSDAY – 7pm at Greenbank, with Williamwood & Busby

GOOD FRIDAY – 7pm at Busby, with Williamwood and Greenbank

EASTER SUNDAY
SONRISE service at 7am Greenbank Gardens Car Park (a 40 minute open air reflective service) followed by breakfast with a difference this year here in Williamwood.

All Age Worship – 11am – including an egg hunt for the children
12:30pm Easter Communion – all are welcome

May the Son of God enfold you with His Spirit and His love!

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Williamwood Parish Church is a Parish church of the Church of Scotland, serving the Williamwood area of Clarkston, Glasgow. It is within the Church of Scotland's Presbytery of Glasgow.
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