Order of Worship                     Seventh Sunday of Easter                   May 16, 2021

                                       Using the scriptures for the Ascension


Prelude                                             “Deep River”                                arr. Hart Morris
                              Trinity Bells; Jan Carpenter, cello;  Marian Kaser, flute

Call to Worship                                                                      Bill and Carole Fairbanks
    Christ the Lord is risen!
        The Lord is risen indeed! Alleluia!
    Sing praises to God, sing praises!
        Sing praises to our Ruler, sing praises!
    God reigns over the nations;
        Sing praises with a psalm! Alleluia!

Opening Prayer

Hymn                            “Alleluia! Give Thanks to the Risen Lord”                     #162
Prayer Before the Word                                                                                  Kay Bolin

First Lesson                                         Acts 1:1-11

Psalm                                                      Psalm 47

Children’s Time   

Gospel                                               Luke 24:44-53

Message                                    “Feet on the Ground”             Pastor Gilbert Stones

Hymn                              “O Christ, When You Ascended”                                 #3087

Pastoral Prayer

Prayer Interlude

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                  Karen and Everett Shong
    Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be your name,

    your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.
    Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses

    as we forgive those who trespass against us.

    Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil
    For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.

Offering    [Click here to go to online giving]

Offertory                     “Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty”        arr. Lloyd Larson

Prayer of Dedication
Hymn                          “The Spirit Sends Us Forth to Serve”                            #2241

    Join us on Zoom at 11:00 a.m. for fellowship.
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

Barbara Hoff - Organ and Piano
Jan Carpenter - Cello
Marian Kaser - Flute

The Members of the Trinity Bells

Kay Bolin - Reader
Bill and Carole Fairbanks and  Everett and Karen Shong - Liturgy
Rich Bolin - Music Coordinator
Rich Bolin, Kasey P. Lindsay, Mary Anne Meyer, Gilbert Stones - Primary Videography
Kasey P. Lindsay - Video Editing


Children's Time

Even when we're indoors, sometimes it's OK to not use our "inside voices" when it comes to praising God!