Easter Sunday

April 9, 2023

A Presentation of Our Sunrise Service at Sweet Springs Nature Preserve

and Our Ten O'clock Service

Welcome:     Pastor Rich Bolin

Prelude: "Fanfare for a Resurrection Day"     Steven Scott

Call to Worship:     Cheryl Dove

Christ is risen!

   Christ is risen indeed!

Glory and honor dominion and power be to God forever and ever.

   Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!

Opening Hymn: "Christ the Lord Is Risen Today"     #302

   Guest Musicians: Nate Conrad & Jennifer Martin, trombones; Alice Tomasini, timpani

Psalter: Psalm 98     Pastor Rich Bolin

Prayer Before the Word:     Kelley Weir

First Lesson: Acts 10:34-43

L: The Word of the Lord.

   P: Thanks be to God.

Anthem: "Christians, Celebrate and Sing"     Lloyd Larson

   Guest Musician: Nate Conrad, trombone

Children's Time:   Pastor Rich Bolin

Interactive Sermon: "Easter Estuary"     Mike Eggleston

Hymn: "Easter People, Raise Your Voices"     #304

Gospel Lesson: John 20:1-18     Pastor Rich Bolin

Sermon: "The Risen Jesus and Us"     Pastor Rich Bolin

Prayers of the People

Offering Our Gifts to God

Offertory: "Cantad al Senor"     The Trinity Ringers

   Marian Kaser, flute; Alice Tomasini, marimba; Vaughn Kaser & Sarah Jane Scott, percussion

Doxology #94: "Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow"

Prayer of Thanksgiving & The Lord's Prayer:     Cheryl Dove

   Our Father in Heaven, hallowed be your name,

   your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven.

   Give us this day our daily bread.

   Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us.

   Save us from the time of trial and deliver us from evil

   for the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever.


Benediction: Pastor Rich Bolin

Song of Blessing: "Shalom to You"