Enter to Worship, Depart to Serve
Our Mission: "To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."
WORDS OF WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS
+CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Christ is risen!
People: Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!
+ HYMN “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today” #302
Almighty God, through Jesus Christ you overcame death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life. Grant that we, who celebrate the day of our Lord's resurrection, may, by the renewing of your Spirit arise from the death of sin to the life of righteousness; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
HYMN “Christ Is Alive!” #318
Time with Young Disciples
HYMN “Crown Him with Many Crowns” #327
Psalter: psalm 118:14-29 response 2, #839/840
Gospel John 20:1-18
AFFIRMATION OF FAITH #889
Let us offer ourselves and our gifts to God.
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; praise him, all creatures here below; praise him above, ye heavenly host; praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
PRAYER OF DEDICATION
+ HYMN “He Lives” #310
+ SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING
(+) Those who are able are invited to stand.
*Communion is available following the service where consecrated elements are distributed in the front of the sanctuary