Jesus is risen. He is not in the grave. Grave is empty. The Risen Jesus calls us beyond the empty grave. He calls us to join him in the resurrection life. It’s time to leave behind our empty grave and follow the Risen Christ in making everything new and beautiful in God.
Order of Worship Service | April 4, 2021
Prelude: “Processional in C”, Hal Hopson
Candle Lighting & Welcoming
Call to Worship:
Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Christ is risen He is risen indeed! Sing out your glad song of “Alleluia! Alleluia!” Alleluia! Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed!
Hymn: VU 155 “Jesus Christ is Risen Today”
Scripture Reading: John 20:1-18
Solo: “Run, Mary, Run” Words and Music: Joseph M. Martin
Sermon: Beyond the Empty Grave
Communion Hymn: VU 480 “Let Us Break Bread Together”
Prayers of the People & The Lord’s Prayer
Devotional Music: “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross” (Rockingham), Robert Buckley Farlee
Plan to join us next Sunday for “Lighthearted Sunday” – a special lay lead virtual worship on demand from 10 am
We acknowledge we worship on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We thank them for having cared for this land and look forward to relating with them as covenant people of God as we continue to care for this land together.