A tradition of rejoicing and celebration has been the spirit of the week immediately following Easter for many centuries. Holy love prevails and as Christians we live in the light of holy love and we gather around the light of Christ.
Order of Worship Service | April 11, 2021
Prelude: “They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love” Tune: St. Brendan’s by Peter Scholtes; Arr.: Mark Hayes
Candle Lighting & Welcoming
Call to Worship: Our God of mysterious abundance calls us into worship. Holy God, your gift of Jesus’ resurrection fills us with great joy! In all times and circumstances, we are God’s Easter people. We come to be filled with the light of holy love, to shine and dance with the joy of the Risen Lord inviting us into laughter, hope and unity. Let us worship together!
Hymn: “Every Morning is Easter Morning”
Time for All Ages
Proverbs 17: 17, Acts 4: 32-35
Stories: Let’s Make a Difference A story
Hymn: VU 624 “Give To Us Laughter” A story
Anthem: “This Little Light of Mine” Traditional Spiritual; Additional Words/Music: Kirby Shaw Recorded 2010 – Knox 100th Anniversary Concert
Prayers of the People & The Lord’s Prayer
Hymn: MV 209 “Go, Make a Diff’rence”
Postlude: “Revive Us Again” Tune: Revive Us Again by John Husband Arr.: Mark Hayes
Join us next Sunday on demand from any device for A New Series: “The life beyond the empty grave” (The life beyond the Covid?)
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.