HYMN 405 ‘O Spirit of the Living God’ BLESSING Go into the world, blessed with the wisdom and understanding of God, filled with the gentleness and compassion of Jesus Christ, empowered by the enthusiasm and passion of the Holy Spirit. AMEN AMEN AMEN ORGAN POSTLUDE ANNOUNCEMENTS We are very grateful to Rev Dr George Garnsey , Dr David Garrett, Pastor de Lasala OAM and Louise Robinson for their contributions to our first online service. We will be posting a service online for you to follow along with each week while church services are suspended. The Palm Sunday Uniting Walk for Justice on April 5 th has been cancelled due to covid-19 . The following links have been suggested by Dee Davidian (Uniting World Palm Sunday organiser) as an update on the situation of children in detention; for the family on Christmas Island: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-25/lawyers-push-government-to-assess-biloela-toddler- deportation/12000036and for the children moved from Nauru: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/aug/25/australia-is- a-bigger-cage-the-ongoing-trauma-of-naurus-child-refugees The ICC Hymnfest on 30 th May has been cancelled due to covd-19. Revised Common Lectionary. Our readings for next Sunday will be chosen from the following list. Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Matthew 21:1-11; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-27:66/Matthew 27:11-54. ICC Prayer: We pray for Fr Phil Linder, Sr Kathleen Clifford, Fr Kene Onwukwe, Deacon Noel Custodio and the people of the four congregations in the Sydney Harbour North Parish.