Worship is for everyone who longs for God – believers and seekers. Worship is about honouring and praising our Lord and Saviour. It is a time when we gather together to experience the presence of the Holy Spirit, and express our joy and gratitude. The power of God’s word touches those who are hurting and awakens hope for the hopeless. Whether you prefer traditional or contemporary worship, we invite you to celebrate the good news in Jesus Christ!
Sunday morning worship every week at 11am. You’re always welcome.
You will find a warm and friendly welcome here at Bellshill Central Parish Church of Scotland. We invite you to join us in a celebration of worship, christian fellowship, study and service. When you become a part of our exciting journey of faith, you will be encouraged, challenged and rewarded with renewed spirituality.
Welcome and Intimations (session clerk) Choir Introit CH4 426 All heaven declares
(Bible is placed in pulpit)
Call to worship Hymn Come Holy Spirit Come (CH4 594)
Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Time with the children Hymn There is a longing in our hearts (CH4 720)
Offering uplifted by duty team
Offering dedicated by minister, then children leave for ‘young church’ Anthem – Cross of Jesus (from Stainer’s Crucifixion)
Reading/s 2 Chronicles 1:7-17 and James 3:13-18 Hymn How happy are all they who hear (CH4 686)
Sermon Solomon asks for wisdom Hymn Spirit of holiness (MP 611)
Prayers of intercession Hymn All my hope on God is founded (CH4 192)
Benediction and three-fold amen (Sung) (You shall go out with joy CH4 804)
All are welcome! Our sending hymn this coming Sunday as we think about Jesus’s mission statement as we continue our Lenten journey
It’s a hymn of welcome with a fun text, sing-songy tune, and quite solid refrain.
The refrain really sticks with you. It’s a simple but strong text matched to a really spiffy tune.
The theological claims of the last verse appeal to many, in that our story is “claimed as words within the Word.” This names our connection to Christ well, and reminds us to fully value human experience.