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Welcome to Deltona Christian Church!  We come as people entrusted with a story that has the power to heal the world.  Together we tend in our hearts the wonder of the story of God’s vision of love and provision.

  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)
One: Jesus said, “I am the vine and you are the branches… 
Abide in me as I abide in you.”
Many: We come to reaffirm and renew our connection with
the life-giving Vine.
One: Jesus said, “I appointed you to go and bear fruit… fruit that will last.”
Many: We want to be fruitful, productive people
whose lives make a difference.
One: Jesus said, “This is my commandment:
love one another as I have loved you.”
Many: Christ, you are the Vine. We are the branches. We will bear your fruit.  We will abide in your love and share it!

*Opening Hymn                            God is Here!                                                    280

*Prayer of Approach and Lord’s Prayer                                          Anna Miller
(using debts and debtors)

Proclaiming God’s Word
  Scripture Reading                                                                               Delores Lester
Scripture Lesson                      Acts 10:44-48
              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                       Love Comes from God                                           Choir
  Prayer of Intercession
  Gospel Lesson                         John 15:7-17      Pastor Susanna
  Sermon                                         If Jesus Was a Musketeer                       Pastor Susanna
  Prayer of Commitment                                                                                  Pastor Susanna   

Responding to God’s Word
*Invitation Hymn       Called as Partners in Christ’s Service                               453

(Come forward at this time to unite with our church family,
for a prayer, or to commit your life to Jesus Christ)

  Communion Hymn        When You Do This, Remember Me                   400

  Prayer for the Bread and Cup                                                         Anna Miller
  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 & the cup holds grape juice.)

  Offering Meditation and Prayer of Dedication
*Response                    Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                         47
Taking God’s Word to the World
*Parting Hymn           In Christ There Is No East or West                            687

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


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