Mitchells Presbyterian Church
Order of Worship for Friday April 2, 2021
PRELUDE – “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded” (Organ Solo)
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
CALL TO WORSHIP
L: God is light, in whom there is no darkness at all.
P: Jesus Christ is the light of the world.
L: And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world,
P: And we loved the darkness rather than light.
PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION
A READING OF THE PASSION STORY (JOHN 18:1-19:42)
HYMN – “Were You There?” (Organ Solo)
THE SOLEMN INTERCESSION (with the Lord’s Prayer)
SOLEMN REPROACHES OF THE CROSS
(a candle will be extinguished after each reproach)
STRIPPING THE CHUCH AND CLOSING WORDS (from Psalm 22)
(the cross and the table will be covered in black cloth)
POSTLUDE – 3 Chimes
Choir Director & Organist – Mary Scott Gyory
Liturgist – Becky Payette
Covenant Pastor – Reverend Michael Clang