THIRD SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION
We invite you to sign the worship registry at the end of each row and pass it on to others in your pew, then pass the book back.
Our Mission: "To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."
WORDS OF WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS
+OPENING HYMN “In the Garden” #314
+CALL TO WORSHIP
Pastor: Peace be with you.
People: Father, open our minds so we may
understand the Scriptures.
Pastor: Christ will suffer and rise from the dead on
the third day.
People: And repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name. We are His witnesses!
+PSALTER #741 Psalm 4 (sing response)
THE EARLY CHURCH Acts 4:5-12
Time with Young Disciples
EPISTLE LESSON 1 John 3:1-7
HYMN “Christ is Alive” #318
PRAYER HYMN “Near to the Heart of God” (vs 1) #472
SILENT PRAYER-PASTORAL PRAYER-LORD’S PRAYER
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen
MINISTRY OF OFFERTORY
+ DOXOLOGY #95 and Prayer of Dedication
GOSPEL LESSON Luke 24:35-48
MESSAGE Without Being Embarrassed
+ CLOSING HYMN “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” #140
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.