The Fourth Sunday of Easter - Love



Prelude   "Petite Piece" by Cesar Franck                                                                                                                                                               

Call to Worship   Joe Asire

  Let us praise our God who tends us like sheep,

     Who has sent the Good Shepherd to care for us,

  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow us

     And we will dwell in God’s house for ever.

Opening Hymn   “Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us”   #381

Opening Prayer   Joe Asire

    O God, our shepherd, our gate, our lamb:

        In the resurrection of your Son you have brought us into your pasture.

    Guide us to your clear streams, and tame the wolf at our gate;

         through Christ our Lord. Amen.


Prayer Before the Word   Kasey P. Lindsay

First Lesson   Acts 2:42-47                                                                     

  L: The word of the Lord   P: Thanks be to God 

Psalter   Psalm 23   #137, Response 1

Anthem   "Psalm 23" by René Clausen


Story Time   Pastor Rich Bolin

Gospel Lesson   John 10:1-10                       

  L: The word of the Lord  P: Thanks be to God

Sermon   "Love"   Pastor Rich Bolin

Hymn   “When God Restored Our Common Life”   #2182


Pastoral Prayer

Offering our Gifts to God   [Click here to go to online giving]

Offertory   "The Stand" by Joel Houston  


 Prayer of Thanksgiving and The Lord’s Prayer   Joe Asire

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 

    your kingdom come, your will be done, 

    on earth as in heaven.   

Give us today 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 for ever. Amen.

Closing Hymn   “The King of Love My Shepherd Is”   #138


Song of Blessing:    “Shalom to You”

Passing the Peace of Christ with phone calls, texts, emails, cards and prayers

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Thanks to everyone who made today’s service possible:

Interim Pastor: Rich Bolin

Sarah Jane Scott - Piano, Organ, and Vocals

Joe Asire and Kasey P. Lindsay -  Liturgy & Scripture Reader

Kasey P. Lindsay - Primary Videography

Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editor

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