Font with water may still be in place front and center, with Paschal candle (if you have one) lit alongside. If on a stage, put spotlight on the font, and another on the Lord’s Table--empty.
“Ye Servants of God” UMH 181
“Fairest Lord Jesus” UMH 189
Prayer of Illumination
The people may be seated.
Instrumental of “We Would See Jesus” may play in the background.
We would see Jesus
in the Scripture story.
Open our ears, God,
and open our hearts.
Take every barrier
to your Spirit’s teaching.
Give us your Word, God,
and pour out your Truth. Amen.
WORD AND RESPONSE
A processional cross may be carried and placed at a point on a line between the font and the Lord’s Table or alongside the font during the singing of the first two verses.
Choir or Ensemble “Now Behold the Lamb” (st. 1 & 2) W&S 3081
“Come and See” (Chorus, 2x) CCLI #7000700
Sermon “Come and See”
Preparing for Prayer: What are you seeking?
Prayers of the People
Interweave spoken or sung petitions from BOW 571 within a sung congregational continuo or response
Offering (ensemble, soloist or choir)
“There Is a Redeemer” CCLI Song #11483
Song of Sending
“Come and See” Chorus (reprise) CCLI Song #7000700