Sunday, May 28, 2017

Bulletin 5 28

Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!  Today is Ascension Sunday, the day when we remember how Jesus was taken up into the sky after his resurrection.  We, like the disciples, live in the in between waiting for him to come again., counting on the Holy Spirit.

  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)                                                     Christine Shewey
One: Shout for joy, sing songs of praise,
Many: for God reigns over all the earth!
One: God has gone up with a shout!
Many: Sound the trumpets and sing songs of praise!

*Opening Hymn                         Gather Us In                                                       284

*Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer                               Christine Shewey
(using debts and debtors)

Proclaiming God’s Word
  Scripture Reading                                                                                Jennifer Billings
New Testament             Acts 1: 6-14
              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.)
  Service for the Graduates                                                                                  Insert

  Anthem                                    Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory                                  Choir
  Prayer of Intercession
  Sermon                                                   Not Knowing                                  Pastor Susanna
  Prayer of Commitment                                                                                  Pastor Susanna

Responding to God’s Word
*Invitation Hymn                Near to the Heart of God                                       581

(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                   I Come with Joy                                              420

  Prayer for the Bread and Cup                                               Christine Shewey
  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
*Parting Hymn                Christ the Lord is Risen Today                               216

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

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Call to Worship:     One: By the calling of God’s Holy Spirit, we gather in the name of the living Christ to worship God. Many: Su...