Easter Day – April 21, 2019

The Gathering of the Community
From the entrance
Processional Hymn 203: Jesus Christ is Risen Today

Alleluia! Christ is risen.
      The Lord is risen indeed. Alleluia!
May God’s Grace and peace be with you.
      May God fill our hearts with joy.

The Collect of the Day
Let us pray,
Lord of life and power, through the mighty resurrection of your Son, you have overcome the old order of sin and death and have made all things new in him. May we, being dead to sin and alive to you in Jesus Christ, reign with him in glory, who with you and the Holy Spirit is alive, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

The Proclamation of the Word
Acts 10:34-43
Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
1 Corinthians 15:19-26
Hymn: What Does the Lord Require
The Holy Gospel: John 20:1-18
Sermon: Archbishop Fred Hiltz
Soloist: Halleluiah! (Katherine Lowings) (words by Kelly Mooney)
An Affirmation of Faith: cf 1 Corinthians 15.3-7

The Prayers of the Community (Easter)
The Peace

The Celebration of the Holy Eucharist
Hymn 233: He Rose
Prayer Over the Gifts
Let us pray,
God our strength and salvation, receive all we offer you this day, and grant that we who have confessed your name, and received new life in baptism, may live in the joy of the resurrection, through Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.

Eucharistic Prayer 3
The Lord’s Prayer
The Breaking of the Bread (Easter Season)
Giving of Communion
Lamb of God
229: Who Is There on This Easter Morning
207: At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing
230: The Tomb Is Empty

The Sending Forth of the Community
Anthem: Ring Ye Bells of Easter Morning
Prayer after Communion
Let us pray,
   God of life, bring us to the glory of the resurrection promised in this Easter sacrament. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ the risen Lord. Amen.

The doxology
Recessional Hymn 210: Yours Be the Glory
The Scattering (Mark 4:20)