May 15, 2022        Fifth Sunday of Easter


Prelude    "Ave Maria”    Franz Schubert
     / Previously Recorded / Tom Tatton - Viola; Barbara Hoff - Piano

Call to Worship     Cathy Bonnett

Praise the Lord from the heavens;
Praise God from the heights!
Let us praise the Name of the Lord,
For God’s Name alone is exalted.

Opening Hymn    “Sing with All the Saints in Glory”    #702

Prayer before the Word    Cathy Bonnett

First Lesson:  Acts  11:1-18

Psalm    Psalm 148

Special Music     “On Eagles Wings I Lift You”    Mendelssohn, arr. Hal Hopson
    Quartet: Cheryl Dove, John Kersen, Jora Landis, Pastor Gilbert Stones

Gospel Lesson:    John 13:31-35

Sermon:    “How Far Can You Go?”    Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn:    “They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love”    #2223

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer
    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.

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

Offertory    “Reflecting His Love”    Kevin Keil

Prayer of Dedication  

Closing Hymn:    “In Christ There Is No East or West”    #548


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

Tom Tatton - Viola
Barbara Hoff & Marian Kaser - Piano
Jora Landis, Cheryl Dove, John Kersten, Gilbert Stones - Vocals
Cathy Bonnett and Cheryl Dove - Reader and Liturgy
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator
Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing