PRELUDE:  Come, Holy Spirit by Dietrich Buxtehude

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

CALL TO WORSHIP

HYMN:  My Hope is Built on Nothing Less [Solid Rock]

PRAYER

INTROIT:  God’s Love by Richard Shephard

God’s love has been shed abroad in our hearts through the Holy Spirit he has given us.  God’s love has been shed abroad. [Romans 5:5]

PRAYER

SCRIPTURE LESSON:  Romans 5:1-5

ANTHEM:  God the Holy Trinity by David Halls

God the Holy Trinity, make you strong in faith and love, defend you on every side, and guide you in truth and peace; and the blessing of God almighty, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, be among you and remain with you always, Amen. [from the Book of Common Worship]

SERMON:  “The Peaceful Powerful”

HYMN: Loving Spirit [Omni Die]

PRAYER

HYMN:  Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire [Veni Creator Spiritus]

BENEDICTION

BENEDICTION RESPONSE:  The Essence of His Presence by Jan Sanborn

May the Living Lord be with you; may he go before you to show the way; behind you to protect you; beside you to befriend you; above you to watch over you; and within you to give you peace. [the Rev. Dr. Lloyd John Ogilvie]

POSTLUDE:  Now Praise the Lord, My Soul by Gottfried Walther

Our guest organist and quartet director is Rebecca Ogle.

The flowers are given today by Shelley Hellen in celebration of her husband, Hubert Lloyd’s birthday.

Presbyterian Disaster Relief (PDR):  God’s people are called on to stand in the “GAP” — Give. Act. Pray.  The PDR’s response to the situation in Ukraine will include both financial and technical assistance as the network of faith communities providing humanitarian assistance grows in the months ahead.  Gifts can be made online, by calling (800) 872-3283, by texting PDAUKR to 41444, or by check made payable to Presbyterian Church U.S.A. with “DR000156-Ukraine” on the memo line & mailed to Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), P.O. Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA, 15264-3700.

Would you like to sponsor flowers for one week for worship?  You can place your order for any Sunday throughout 2022 by using this link that takes you to Covenant’s Flowers for Worship form —  https://forms.gle/9C98VA1d17SPmTBV8

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