May 10, 2009 - 5th Sunday of Easter

Order of Service

Hymn 457: Alleluia! Glory to God V 1-4, 6

The Gathering of the Community
The Apostolic Greeting Page 185

The Collect of the Day

The Proclamation of the Word
First Reading: Acts 8:26-40
Psalm 22:24-30
Second Reading: 1 John 4:7-21

Senior Choir Anthem: Gloryland Medley

Gospel: John 15:1-8
Sermon: Archdeacon John Clarke
An Affirmation of Faith - 1 Corinthians 15.3-7
Let us declare our faith in the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures; he was buried; he was raised to life on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures; afterwards he appeared to his followers, and to all the apostles: this we have received, and this we believe. Amen.

The Prayers of the People—
Response may be: Hear us, Lord of Glory!
The Peace
Si quis - Melissa Drummond

The Celebration of the Eucharist

Hymn 368: He Came Down That We May Have Love

Prayer over the Gifts
The Eucharistic Prayer #3 Page 198
The Lord’s Prayer
The Breaking of the Bread Page 213
The Invitation
The Communion

Anthem: Lamb of God
Hymns during Communion:
59: Jesus Calls Us Her To Meet Him
504: Jesu. Jesu
V 2-4
56: I Am the Bread

The Scattering (Mark 4:20)

Junior Choir Anthem: All Things Bright and Beautiful


Hymn 482: Come and Journey