We welcome everyone to worship with us during this new year. You are cordially invited to worship and fellowship with us at our 11 am morning service as we celebrate the Second Sunday of Easter. You are welcome to come and hear our guest pastor, David Walker Holland, whose sermon will be "A Scarred Faith" with the Scripture taken from I Peter 1 and John 20. The Lunch Bunch will be dining at Ole' Guacamole following morning worship. We look forward to having you join with us in worship and Christian fellowship. We hope that you will be able to attend. May God Bless !! **
ORDER OF WORSHIP - Second Sunday of Easter, April 23, 2017
LITANY OF WELCOME
No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here.
Welcome to our guests! Welcome to those who have no church home, need strength, have doubt, or want to know Christ better.
Welcome to those who have worshiped in this place for generations! Welcome to people of all racial & ethnic heritages, of all gender orientations, and to families of every shape and size.
We welcome you home!
CALL TO WORSHIP
Alleluia! Christ is risen!
The whole creation rejoices; the birds sing from every tree.
Alleluia! Christ is in our midst!
Babies babble with sounds of joy; words cannot express our overflowing hearts.
Alleluia! Christ is our light forever!
Breathing peace on us in these moments; surrounding us iwht grace and hope.
The Standard Lectionary for the Second Sunday of Easter, April 23rd is: Acts 2:14a, 22-32; Psalm 16; I Peter 1:3-9; and the Gospel of John 20:19-31.
PRELUDE: "Sing, Men and Angels, Sing" - Samuel Wesley
HYMN OF PRAISE (#231): "Christ Has Risen While Earth Slumbers"
RESPONSE TO THE CONFESSION (#421): "Have Mercy, God, Upon My Life" (verse 1)
ANTHEM: "O Christ, Surround Me" - Colligan / arr. Sims
HYMN (#817): "We Walk by Faith and Not by Sight"
OFFERTORY: "Alleluia" - Native American tune / arr. Webb
CLOSING HYMN (#463): "How Firm a Foundation"
POSTLUDE: "This Is the Good News" - Dakota melody / arr. Wetzel
*all hymns are from "Glory to God," the Presbyterian Hymnal (2013), unless otherwise noted.
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