Maundy Thursday Love Feast: 4/14/22

Maundy Thursday Love Feast: 4/14/22

Welcome to Worship at the McPherson Church of the Brethren
We invite your active participation in the life of this congregation, as together we continue to grow in grace and seek justice for God’s creation.
The McPherson Church of the Brethren Leadership Team approved unanimously to open the church building to all functions with masks being
optional at the discretion of each individual beginning March 6, 2022.

Thursday, April 14, 2022 | Maundy Thursday Love Feast
SERVING by washing one another’s feet or hands SHARING a community meal PARTAKING of communion

Centering Music


Call to Worship
One: Let us now worship together, remembering all that this night holds.
All: Now in the presence of loved ones and friends, and with the symbols of festive rejoicing before
us; we gather for this sacred celebration. Linking and bonding the past with the future, we heed
once again the divine call to service and remembrance; living the story that is told and shared
for all peoples.

Opening Song | “Here in this Place”

Washing of Feet and Hands
Scripture: John 13:4-17 | NIV

Gathered for a Meal
Scripture: Luke 22:7-8, 13-16 | NIV

Communion – Eating Bread, Drinking the Cup

Song | “Eat This Bread”

Scripture | Luke 22:19-20 | NIV

Communion Litany
One: Now we take this bread and this cup…
All: Together we re-imagine the world.
One: Together we work to make all things new.
All: Together we celebrate the possibilities and hopes we each have and are called to share.

Communion Words for the Bread and Cup
All are invited to break bread and drink the cup – sharing with one another

One: We break bread as an act of solidarity.
All: For everyone born, a place at the table.
One: We pour the cup as an act of sharing.
All: For everyone born, a place at the table.
(eat the bread and drink the cup)

Sending Song | “A Place at the Table”
Cara Hudson & Mona Lange; lead vocals

Parting Words | Ann Siddall (adapted)

Sending Music

Videography and Editing: Eric Goering
Music Coordinator: Ellen Gilbert

Choir Director: Becky Snell
Technical Crew: Eric Goering, Ryan Goering, Shane Kirchner, Steve Lolling & Chris Whitacre
Chancel Decoration Team: Jill Brax, Colleen Gustafson, Michele Johnson, Shane Kirchner & Lara Schoming