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Assemble in God’s Name
Welcome and Concerns of the Church
s Passing the Peace
s Hymnbook: "Jesus Christ Is Risen Today” #204
Lighting the Candles
Call to Worship (Acts 10:39-40)
Leader: The Lord be with you.
People: And with you also.
Leader: We are witnesses to all that he did both in Judea and in Jerusalem.
People: They put him to death by hanging him on a tree;
Leader: But God raised him on the third day.
Proclamation of EASTER (in unison)
After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow. For fear of him the guards shook and became like dead men. But the angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has been raised, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples, 'He has been raised from the dead, and indeed he is going ahead of you to Galilee; there you will see him.' This is my message for you." So they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples. Suddenly Jesus met them and said, "Greetings!" And they came to him, took hold of his feet, and worshiped him. Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid; go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me."
s Choose a Hymn
Presentation of Tithes and Offerings
s Doxology #544
Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)
Anthem: [Put here Whatever Ava Wants]
Scripture Lesson: John 20:1-10
Sermon: "Angel Gear"
Go in God’s Name
s The Apostles' Creed: The Hymnbook, p12.
s Prayer of Thanksgiving
s The Lord's Prayer
s Hymnbook: "Thine Is the Glory” #209
s Extinguishing the Candles
s Charge and Blessing
s: all who are able, please stand.
The Lord is risen! Hallelujah! Today we celebrate the foundation of our faith: the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is with exceeding joy that we welcome all who have come to recall Christ’s victory over sin and death. Rejoice!
“On the third day he arose from the dead, with the same body in which he suffered; with which also he ascended into heaven, and there sitteth at the right hand of his Father, making intercession; and shall return to judge people and angels at the end of the world.” [Westminster Confession of Faith (8,4)].
Andrew Rollins met with the Session, on March 20, 2005, and was received as a communicant member of the church. Andrew comes to us from Oakdale Baptist Church. Welcome Andrew. In accord with our “tradition” upon receiving new members, let us sing the first verse of #473, “Blest Be the Tie that Binds.”
Wednesday Bible Study: 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Next Sabbath: Daylight Savings Time Begins. Set your clocks forward.
We will have Holy Communion next Sabbath.
The Session and Diaconate will have a joint meeting next Sabbath.
If you have questions or comments, email Tony Grant
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