Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!  This is Eastertide. This season reminds us of God's life giving nature.  Let us worship together with joyful praise.

  Greetings & Announcements                                                                  Pastor Susanna

Gathering in God’s Presence
  Prelude                                                                                                  Valentine Agranovsky
  Acolytes bring the light of God into our worship space
*Call to Worship (Read Responsively)                                                          Delores Lester
One: Followers of Jesus, by his cross we are redeemed from the futility of sin.
Many: Alleluia!
One: By his rising we are free from the fear of death.
Many: Alleluia!
One: By his love we are made new in the living and enduring Word of God.
Many: Alleluia! Thanks be to God!

*Opening Hymn             Open the Eyes of My Heart, Lord                      Insert

     
*Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer                                    Delores Lester
(using debts and debtors)


Proclaiming God’s Word
  Scripture Reading                                                                                 Raemil Billings
Gospel Lesson             Luke 24:13-35
              One: The Word of God for the people of God
Many: Thanks be to God!

  Time for God’s Children                                                           Pastor Susanna
(Children aged k-8th grade can come up to the steps for this lesson.)
  Anthem                             Do This in Remembrance of Me                                        Choir

  Prayer of Intercession
  Sermon                                            A Life Changing Walk                          Pastor Susanna
  Prayer of Commitment                                                                                  Pastor Susanna

Responding to God’s Word
*Invitation Hymn            Leaning on the Everlasting Arms                        560

(come forward at this time to unite with our church family,
for a prayer, or to commit your life to Jesus Christ.)
  Communion Meditation                                                         Pastor Susanna
  Communion Hymn        Let Us Break Bread Together                              425

  Prayer for the Bread and Cup                                                   Delores Lester
  Distribution and Sharing of Emblems                       The Diaconate
(Eat the Bread when served. Please hold the Cup
and we will drink together. All bread served is gluten free.)
  Offering Meditation and Prayer of Dedication
*Response                    Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                         47

Taking God’s Word to the World
*Earth Day Litany                                                                                                Insert

*Parting Hymn                        Blessed Assurance                                              543

*Acolytes take the light of God out into the World
*Benediction                                                                           Pastor Susanna
*Postlude                                                          

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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!   We are gathered here to worship God and to share together in community. Your presence makes a ...