St James and St John United Church

April 4 2021

Kimberley’s Korner

Easter Intro

Greetings & Welcome

Call to Worship Payton & Harley Lingley (Video)

Special Music “He’s Alive”

Opening Prayer
Almighty God, through your Son Jesus Christ, You overcame death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life; grant us so to die daily to sin, that we may evermore live with him in the joy of his resurrection: who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God now and for ever. Amen.

Congregational Hymn “Come, Now is the Time to Worship”

Prayer for Illumination Ethan Colepaugh (Video)

Scripture Luke 24:1-12

Message

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer Joyce James (Video)

Special Music “Holy City” Megan Gallant

Dedication
“God loves it when the giver delights in the giving.”
Let’s pray together:
God of grace, it is our delight and our devotion to give these gifts to you. All we are and all we have are yours alone. Accept this joyful offering as a token of our abiding love: use it to bring peace, justice and comfort to the entire world. Amen.

The Sacrament of Holy Communion

Prayer after Communion

Hymn “Jesus Christ is Risen today”

Easter Presentation By the Sunday School

Benediction

Postlude

Happy Easter!
He is Risen! Hallelujah!

 

 

Positive Thought for the Week
The Greatest gift of Easter is hope!
By Basil Hume

Our Church News
EASTER LOONIE FUNDRAISER – Many thanks to all who contributed to this Fundraiser.

VIRTUAL MEMORIAL GOSPEL CONCERT – We will be hosting a Memorial Gospel Concert via livestreaming, at the church on Sunday, May 30th. More details will be sent home in the Easter newsletter and upcoming announcements.