Easter

April 21, 2019 10:30 a.m.
*Indicates to stand as you are able

Easter Sunday
Visit to an Empty Grave

Leader: Come Easter people, gather ‘round.
All: The first light of Easter has broken through.
Leader: This fire tells us that Easter has come.
All: Jesus Christ has risen, just as He said.
Leader: Christ is risen!
All: Christ is risen indeed!
Leader: Now all the prayers that we have prayed during Lent, we send to our risen Christ, in the first fire of Easter morning. Hear our prayers O Light of God.

Gospel Reading: John 20:10-18 p. 882

Lighting The Easter Candle

Leader: We light the Christ candle.
All: With this candle, we carry the first light of Easter into our church.
Leader: Easter people, gather ‘round, your Light has come.
All: Jesus Christ has risen, just as he said.
Leader: Christ is risen!
All: Christ is risen indeed!

Easter Morning Prayer

Easter Breakfast 9:45 a.m.

Process into Sanctuary all together at 10:30 a.m.

*Gospel Reading: John 20:9-10 p. 882

Praise Song “He Lives” first verse only UMH #302

Welcome and Announcements

Prelude

Special Music

*Call to Worship

Leader: This is the day that the Lord has made.
All: Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Leader: The crucified one is risen in glory.
All: The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone.
Leader: This is the Lord’s doing.
All: It is marvelous in our eyes.
Leader: Let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Gloria Patri UMH #70

Opening Prayer

*Hymn “Morning Has Broken” UMH #145

Prayers of the People – Joys and Concerns

Children’s Time –After prayers – Sing the Children out “Jesus Loves Me” Children 5 and under are welcome to remain in worship or go to the nursery at this time.

The Offering of Our Gifts and Ourselves

*Doxology UMH #95

Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn “Up from the Grave He Arose” UMH #322
SHARING THE WORD
First Reading Acts 10:34-43 Page 895
*Gospel Reading John 20:11-18 Page 882

Message “I Have Seen The Lord!” Pastor Gary

Prayer

*Hymn “Christ the Lord is Risen Today” verses 1-4 UMH #302

Benediction

Calendar and Announcements

Sunday, April 21, 2019 – Easter Sunday
9:30 a.m. – Sunrise Worship
9:45 a.m. – Breakfast
10:30 a.m. – Worship

Sunday, April 28, 2019 – Humorous Sunday
9:45 a.m. – Sunday School
10:30 a.m. – Worship

Sunday, May 5, 2019
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m. Worship

Email: glpeterson32@frontier.com
Office Telephone 231-923-0573
Office email ClaybanksUMC@gmail.com
Website http://www.claybanksunitedmethodist.com

Pianist
Liturgist Edith Bogart
Nursery Carol Adams
Ministers All People As We Live the Good News

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