Sunday 3rd March 10:00 

Third in Lent 

Corby, Church of Scotland

led by Rev'd Scott McCarthy

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Corby Church of Scotland 

Order of Service 

Sunday 3rd March 2024

The Third Sunday in Lent

Call to Worship

1st Hymn CH4 154 O Lord my God!

Lighting of the Peace Candle

Prayer of Approach and The Lord’s Prayer

2nd Hymn CH4 10 The stars declare his glory 

Old Testament Reading: Psalm 19

Prayer of Confession (said by all)

Most merciful God

we confess that we have sinned,

in thought, word and deed,

through our own fault

and in common with others.

We are truly sorry

and turn humbly from our sins.

Declaration of Forgiveness

3rd Hymn CH4 139 Praise the Lord, you heavens

Gospel Reading John 2.13-22

The Collect (said by all)

Lord of the overturning,

your passion sweeps away 

the calculating religion,

the pious profiteering

which keep us safely outside the holy places:

may we find our way through the debris

of all that protected us

to find your dangerous heart

and our world upside down;

through Jesus Christ, our exiled Lord. 


4th Hymn CH4 484 Great God, your love has called us here


Offering (Praise God from whom all blessings flow)

The Sacrament of Holy Communion

Prayer of Thanksgiving and Intercession

News and intimations

5th Hymn CH4 404 I danced in the morning