Worship Bulletin

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April 14, 2024


Welcome & Announcements (Elder Bob Weller)

Prelude (White River Recorder Ensemble)
   All in a Garden Green arr. by Bernard Thomas
   Tanzlied (Dance Tune) by Thomas Morley

Call to Worship (Elder Bob)
   One: The Risen One has come alongside us on our journey from the empty tomb.
   ALL: Christ speaks to us with love and encouragement, the word that frees us.
   One: Let us celebrate the promise of life, for Christ is risen.
   ALL: Christ is risen, indeed. Alleluia!

Opening Praise
   Alive, Forever, Amen (Praise Band)
   Hymn #218: Thine Is the Glory

Young Disciples Time (Brynmar LaFever)

Prayer Hymn #227 (1-2): In the Garden

Moment of Silent Prayer

Pastoral Prayer (Pastor James Hilleson)


Scripture: Luke 24:36-48 NRSVUE (Cheryl McCoy)

Special Music: Masquing Ayre by John Adson (White River Recorder Ensemble)

Message: A Matter of Proximity (Pastor James)


Communion Hymn #222: Christ Is Risen! Shout Hosanna!

Invitation to Communion & Words of Institution (Pastor James)

Prayer of Blessing for Elements (Elder John Starnes)

The Lord’s Prayer (in unison)

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 sins, as we forgive those who sin 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.


Invitation to Offering (Elder Bob)

Prayer of Blessing for Offering (Elder Bob)

Sending Forth: Your Love Awakens Me (Praise Band)

Benediction (Pastor James)

Postlude: Glorious Day by Kristian Stanfill, Jason Ingram, Jonathan Smith, & Sean Curran (Praise Band)


Special thanks to the White River Recorder Ensemble:
Donna Browne, soprano & tenor; Stan Keil, soprano & tenor; Cindy Ruman, alto; Fred Suppe, tenor; Ann Wolfe, bass


Sun., April 14: Praise Band, 11:30am, Sanctuary
Tues., April
16: Preschool Team, 4:320pm, Room 108 & Zoom; Trustees, 5:30pm, Room 108
Wed., April 17: Bible Study, 10am, Room 108 & Zoom
Thurs., April 18: Ministerial Relations Team, 7pm, Zoom
Sat., April 20: Elders Retreat, 9:30am, Mt. Summit Christian Church

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