Narrative Lectionary Series
Rev Dr Richard Chung
May 8, 2022
Based on: Acts 9:36-43 – Peter Raises Tabitha (Dorcas) to life.
Dorcas was a true disciple of Jesus who touched many lives and made many friends. When she died, the widows gathered and cried for the loss of someone they valued. When Peter raised her to life, the news spread all over, and many people believed in the Lord. She left a legacy of true service that helped to grow the early Church. We ask God to give us the heart of a disciple like Dorcas so that people will remember us for our service to the world and God.
Order of Worship Service – May 8, 2022
Prelude: “Poco Allegretto”, Cesar Franck
Candle Lighting & Call to Worship
Hymn: “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” VU 326
Scripture Reading:Acts 9:36-43 – Peter Raises Tabitha (Dorcas) to life.
Reader: This is the Word of God.
Response: Thanks Be to God!
Solo: “Come Follow Me”
Words: Sally K. Alberecht; Music: Jay Althouse
Sermon: Dorcas – A Legacy of True Service
Reflective Music: Meditation on “Ubi Caritas”, Douglas E. Wagner
The Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer
Hymn: “I, the Lord of Sea and Sky (Here I Am, Lord)” VU 509
Commissioning and Benediction
Benediction Response: “Sent Out in Jesus’ Name” MV 212
Postlude: “Processional” in C, Hal Hopson
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.
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