DRAFT Worship Plan

January 2018 – June 2019, Year C

West Walworth: Zion & East Rochester United Methodist Churches

The Rev. Todd R. Goddard, pastor

 

 

Year C

(Luke is the dominate Gospel, John remains the supportive Gospel)

 

January 6, 2019

Epiphany of the Lord - White

Isaiah 60:1-6 Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12

Three wise men from the East visit the baby Jesus.

 

Zion Notes: Holy Communion postponed until January 20th.

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher: Lida

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting A, Page 17

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: TBD

 

January 13, 2019

Baptism of the Lord, Epiphany 1 - White

Isaiah 43:1-7 Psalm 29 Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22

All were questioning John if he might be the Messiah. Jesus is baptized.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher: Lida

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting A, Page 17

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: TBD

 

January 20, 2019

Epiphany 2 – Green

Isaiah 62:1-5 Psalm 36:5-10 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 John 2:1-11

Jesus turns water into wine at a wedding reception in Cana.

 

Zion Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher: Todd

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting A, Page 17

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

January 27, 2019

Epiphany 3 – Green

Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10 Psalm 19 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a Luke 4:14-21

Jesus begins his Galilean ministry and reads from Isaiah at the synagogue in Nazareth.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher: Todd

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting A, Page 17

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

February 3, 2019

Epiphany 4 – Green

Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Luke 4:21-30

The members of the synagogue turn on Jesus, are filled with homicidal  rage, and drive him from town.

 

Zion Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting D, Page 23

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher: Todd

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

February 10, 2019

Epiphany 5 – Green

Isaiah 6:1-8 [9-13] Psalm 138 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Luke 5:1-11

Jesus calls his first disciples: Simon Peter, James, and John. “Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching people.”

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

February 17, 2019

Epiphany 6 – Green

Jeremiah 17:5-10 Psalm 1 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Luke 6:17-26

Jesus heals the crowds on the plain and teaches them about blessings and woes.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

February 18, 2019

Presidents Day

 

February 24, 2019

Epiphany 7 – Green

Genesis 45:3-11, 15 Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 1 Corinthians 15:35-38, 42-50 Luke 6:27-38

Jesus continues to teach the crowds to love their enemies, to do good to those who hate them, and not judge or condemn others. Instead, forgive and give.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

March 3, 2019

Epiphany 8 – Green / Transfiguration of the Lord – White

Sirach 27:4-7 or Isaiah 55:10-13 Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15 1 Corinthians 15:51-58 Luke 6:39-49 or Luke 9:28-36

Jesus continues to teach the crowds on the plain: take the speck out of your own eye before trying to take it out of another’s, good people produce good fruit while evil people produce evil, and a wise man builds his house upon a rock.

 

Zion Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting A, Page 17

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

March 5, 2019

Mardi Gras! – Gold, Green, Purple

11:30 am Lunch Party with friends from the East Rochester Day Hab program and AA.

 

March 6, 2019

Ash Wednesday – Black

Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12 Psalm 51:1-17 2 Corinthians 5:20b—6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Jesus teaches about almsgiving, fasting, and treasures.

 

10 am: making ashes by burning last year’s palm branches

12 noon: worship at East Rochester

7 pm: worship at West Walworth: Zion

 

March 10, 2019

Lent 1 – Purple

Daylight Saving Time Begins

Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 Romans 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13

Jesus is tempted in the wilderness by the Devil.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

March 17, 2019

Lent  2 – Purple

St. Patrick’s Day

Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18 Psalm 27 Philippians 3:17—4:1 Luke 13:31-35

Jesus laments over Jerusalem.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

March 24, 2019

Lent  3 – Purple

Isaiah 55:1-9 Psalm 63:1-8 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Luke 13:1-9

Jesus responds to a question about why bad things happen. He teaches a parable of the barren fig tree and he heals a woman bent over for 18 years. The leader of the synagogue was unhappy because Jesus healed on the Sabbath.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

March 31, 2019

Lent  4 – Purple

Joshua 5:9-12 Psalm 32 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

Jesus tells the tax collectors and sinners who were coming near, together with the grumbling scribes and Pharisees, the parable of the prodigal and his brother.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme: Mission Engagement Sunday!

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

April 7, 2019

Lent  5 – Purple

Isaiah 43:16-21 Psalm 126 Philippians 3:4b-14 John 12:1-8

Mary, Martha, and the resurrected Lazarus welcome Jesus to their home for dinner. Mary anoints Jesus’ feet, creating conflict with Judas Iscariot.

 

Zion Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting B, Page 18

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

April 14, 2019

Palm / Passion Sunday

Palms: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29 Luke 19:28-40

Passion: Isaiah 50:4-9a Psalm 31:9-16 Philippians 2:5-11 Luke 22:14—23:56 or Luke 23:1-49

The service will begin with celebration and end with somber passion.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

April 18, 2019

Maundy Thursday – Purple

Exodus 12:1-4 [5-10] 11-14 Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-17, 31b-35

Jesus washes the disciples’ feet and gives them a new commandment.

 

Zion Notes: 7:00 pm Maundy Thursday Service at West Walworth: Zion United Methodist Church. Holy Communion.

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: 7:00 pm Maundy Thursday Service at West Walworth: Zion United Methodist Church

 

April 19, 2019

Good Friday – Black

Isaiah 52:13—53:12 Psalm 22 Hebrews 10:16-25 or Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1—19:42

The Passion of Jesus Christ

 

Zion Notes: 7:00 pm Good Friday Service at East Rochester United Methodist Church.

 

East Rochester Notes: 7:00 pm Good Friday Service at East Rochester United Methodist Church.

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

The Passion of Jesus Christ will be proclaimed.

 

April 21, 2019

Easter 1 – White

Acts 10:34-43 or Isaiah 65:17-25 Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24 1 Corinthians 15:19-26 or Acts 10:34-43 John 20:1-18 or Luke 24:1-12

Jesus Christ is resurrected from the dead.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

April 28, 2019

Easter 2 – White

Acts 5:27-32 Psalm 118:14-29 or Psalm 150 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31

Jesus appears, first, to the disciples in the upper room, then, to Thomas who doubted their witness.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

May 5, 2019

Easter 3 – White

Cinco de Mayo!

Acts 9:1-6 [7-20] Psalm 30 Revelation 5:11-14 John 21:1-19

Jesus appears on the Sea of Tiberias to seven disciples. He teaches them how to improve their attempts at fishing, revealing his true identity. They share breakfast together and Jesus has a conversation about love with Peter.

 

Zion Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

May 12, 2019

Easter 4 – White

Mother’s Day

Acts 9:36-43 Psalm 23 Revelation7:9-17 John 10:22-30

Jesus is confronted by individuals in the portico of Solomon, demanding to know if he is the Messiah. They don’t believe, because they do not belong to his sheep, he tells them.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

May 19, 2019

Easter 5 – White

Acts 11:1-18 Psalm 148 Revelation 21:1-6 John 13:31-35

After Jesus washes the feet of his disciples and after informing them that he would be denied and betrayed, he gives them a new commandment: love one another.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

May 26, 2019

Easter 6 – White

Memorial Day Week-End

Acts 16:9-15 Psalm 67 Revelation 21:10, 22—22:5 John 14:23-29 or John 5:1-9

Those who love Jesus will keep his word, and he will give to them the Holy Spirit and peace.

 

Zion Notes: Cemetery memorial service across the street following worship.

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting C, Page 20

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher:

 

June 2, 2019

Easter 7 – White

Acts 16:16-34 Psalm 97 Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21 John 17:20-26

Jesus prays for his disciples.

 

Zion Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting D, Page 23

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting D, Page 23

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

June 5 – 8, 2019

Upper New York Annual Conference, Syracuse, NY

 

June 9, 2019

Pentecost – Red

Acts 2:1-21 or Genesis 11:1-9 Psalm 104:24-34, 35b Romans 8:14-17 or Acts 2:1-21 John 14:8-17 [25-27]

In John, Jesus promises the Holy Spirit. In Acts, the Holy Spirit arrives!

 

Zion Notes: Everyone wear RED!

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting D, Page 23. Everyone wear RED!

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

June 16, 2019

Trinity Sunday – White

Father’s Day

Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 Psalm 8 Romans 5:1-5 John 16:12-15

Jesus teaches that the Spirit will teach and guide his disciples, while giving him glory.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting D, Page 23.

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

June 23, 2019

Proper 7 – Green

Isaiah 65:1-9 1 Kings 19:1-4 [5-7] 8-15a Psalm 22:19-28 Psalm 42 and 43 Galatians 3:23-29 Luke 8:26-39

Jesus heals a man with a demons in the country of the Gerasenes.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting D, Page 23.

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

June 30, 2019

Proper 8 – Green

1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 Psalm 16 Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20 Galatians 5:1, 13-25 Luke 9:51-62

A Samaritan village refuses to receive Jesus and a man offers to follow him as soon as he goes and buries his father.

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting D, Page 23.

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: Todd

 

July 7, 2019

Proper 9 – Green

Isaiah 66:10-14 2 Kings 5:1-14 Psalm 66:1-9 Psalm 30 Galatians 6:[1-6] 7-16 Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

Jesus sends out 70 followers to precede his arrival in local towns. He gives them instructions on what to do. When their mission is complete they return with joy!

 

Zion Notes:

Mission Theme:

Fellowship: Coffee and Cookie Reception

Preacher:

 

East Rochester Notes: Holy Communion, Musical Setting D, Page 23.

Mission Theme:

Fellowship:

Preacher: