Worship for Feb 28, ’21

The Second Sunday of Lent

Please feel free to scroll down the page to each section, watching and listening to the videos, pausing as you need to, and joining in the prayers and liturgy aloud or silently.


      Rainbow – Musgraves/McAnally/Hemby
      Sung by Andrea LaBlanc

Sung by Andrea LaBlanc. Video produced on her youtube channel.
Song: “Rainbow” written by Kasey Musgraves,  Shane McAnally and Natalie Hemby.
Originally performed by Kasey Musgraves in Feb. 2019-

A Kinesthic Call to Worship
& Prayer


I Have Decided to Follow Jesus

Words and Music:  Anonymous
The formation of these words into a hymn is attributed to the India missionary Sadhu Sundar Singh (mid 1880’s). The melody is thought to be the traditional Indian “Assam” after the region where the text originated.  Singing artist, unknown, posted to YouTube as PastorAbbie.

Children’s message

      “Dead Cereal”
      Marin Miller

Thanks to Marin for sharing her wonderful
children’s messages with us, on her youtube channel.

Scripture, Sermon & Prayers

Prayer for Illumination and Confession adapted from prayers by Sarah Are | A Sanctified Art LLC | sanctifiedart.org.


       A Thousand Years
     – Hodges and Perry

The words to this song sound like a love song from God:

“I have loved you for a thousand years
I’ll love you for a thousand more.”

Songwriters: David Hodges / Christina Perri
A Thousand Years lyrics © Emi Blackwood Music Inc., 1206 Publishing, Tsbd Louisiana Llc, 12.06 Publishing, Kmr Music Royalties Ii Scsp, Kobalt Music Copyrights Sarl
Arrangement written by Al van der Beek, Jon Schmidt, & Steven Sharp Nelson
Performed by Jon Schmidt: piano and Steven Sharp Nelson: acoustic cello, & cello-percussion (The Piano Guys)

For monetary offerings:

  • checks sent to CUMC, P.O. Box 417, Chehalis, WA  98532. 
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Offering Dedication,
Announcements, Closing Blessing

Postlude/Closing Hymn

        Go Now in Peace
– Besig and Price

Words and Music by Don Besig and Nancy Price
Video created at Grace United Church of Christ: Culver, Indiana
Chehalis UMC’s CCLI #1397620

Go in peace, go in love, go in joy,!
being followers of Jesus.
Thanks be to God!


Announcements / “Soundbites”

This week:

Wednesday Night Bible Study
6:30-7:30 pm

 “The Last Week” by Marcus Borg and John Crossan.

This book follows the Gospel of Mark rendering of the Last Week of Jesus’ life (and death and life), in a day-by account of that Final Week, which takes place in Jerusalem –

Here’s what to read ahead of class:
This week – March 3 – Chapter 3: “Tuesday”

Here is the link to use to join the ZOOM BIBLE STUDY on an internet enabled device, smartphone or computer – https://greaternw.zoom.us/j/93573921173 – We will be able to screen share, and if there is a video see it together, so calling in without video gives you less advantage, though you could still hear the video, and would be welcome to listen in. Additional ways to connect: One tap mobile +12532158782,,93573921173# US (Tacoma) Dial on any regular phone (landline) +1 253 215 8782 (Tacoma), then enter when prompted: Meeting ID: 935 7392 1173


A FREE online version of the Upper Room is available, click this link: The Upper Room. This is available to us because our church subscribes and gets hard copies of the booklets. These are available at the church building. If for some reason you haven’t gotten one yet, or prefer to get the online version, then use the link above either for temporary use, or all the time during the pandemic.

“Coffee Hour” – Tuesdays 10:00 AM

This is an opportunity to see and hear other church people, share your joys and concerns, and pray together! To join the chatter follow the link at 10:00 AM Tuesday 
THIS WEEK. Bring your own coffee and/or snack!
Join Zoom Meeting –

For alternative ways to join click the next link and read!  Everyone can come, EVEN BY REGULAR LANDLINE PHONE!  
More info and more links: “COFFEE HOUR” POST