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Christ Has Risen!

Sunday, April 12
Easter Sunday
You are invited to silence your cell phones prior to the beginning of the service
Please stand as you are able at the places in the service marked with an *

The Story So Far…


A Musical Remembrance The Day He Wore My Crown Choir
Debbie Dutton, Soloist

Resurrection!
The Proclamation of the Resurrection

*Hymn of Praise Christ The Lord Is Risen Today! (vs. 1,2,3,5) UMH p. 302

*Affirming Our Faith in the Risen Christ Herb Wallace


Leader: Hear is the good news which we have received, in which we stand,
and by which we are saved:
All: Christ died for our sins, was buried, was raised on the third day, and appeared
first to the women, then to Peter and the twelve, and then to many faithful
witnesses. We believe Jesus is the Christ, the Anointed One of God, the
firstborn of all creation, the firstborn from the dead, in whom all things hold
together, in whom the fullness of God was pleased to dwell by the power of the
Spirit.
Christ is the head of the body, the church, and by the blood of the cross
reconciles all things to God. Amen.

*Our Response: The Gloria Patri


Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.

The Body of Christ…


*Passing the Peace of Christ Greet those around you with the love of Jesus

Welcome and Prayers of the Community Jay Voorhees


Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Prayers of Intercession & The Lord’s Prayer

The Gifts of the Community


The Prayer of Dedication Herb Wallace
Offertory & Offering
*The Doxology
Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise him all creatures here below;
Praise him above ye heavenly host; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

The Word Proclaimed…


The Story of Faith 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Herb Wallace

A Word for the Children The congregation is invited to sing the chorus of
Jesus Loves Me as the children come forward.

The Word in Song Resurrection Song Choir

Message We Are Easter People Rev. Jay Voorhees

Going Into The World…


Invitation to Respond
We believe that experiencing God often leads to a response. We respond in many ways – by special times of
prayer, by publicly acknowledging our faith in Christ, or by becoming united with a community of faith in a
special way. Please listen to see how God is leading you to respond.

*Departing Hymn He Lives UMH, p. #310

*Benediction

*Congregational Choral Benediction Amazing Grace (vs. 1)


Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.
All are asked to hold hands and sing.

*Postlude

Special thanks to Emily Allen for assisting in today’s service


Welcome to this place…

On behalf of all the people of the Antioch United Methodist


Church, I want to welcome you to this service of worship. We
have gathered together as a community of faith for some
120 years to worship our creator, and to learn about God,
love one another and our neighbor, and live in the way of
Jesus. We believe that God is present with us today and that
We love kids, and one of our your presence helps us to know God in a different way.
priorities as a congregation is
keeping them safe. We do this If you have any questions about our worship or faith in Jesus
through policies in hiring and Christ, I encourage you to grab me after the service. We
supervising volunteers that want to make sure that all are able to connect to God
maintains accountability, but through being here today.
primarily through the
understanding that ALL are Children are an important part of worship, and we encourage
responsible for raising our you to let them participate as they are able. However,
kids. nursery care is available for children age two and under, and
older children who may not be able to sit through the service
With that in mind, we want to are urged to participate in the Kid’s Corner experience during
suggest that no child leave the the sermon.
sanctuary during worship for
any reason without adult If you have any need during this service, please feel free to
supervision. We know that this ask our ushers for assistance. They can direct you to the
is an inconvenience and may restrooms or other parts of the building.
disrupt your worship
experience, but maintaining We pray God’s blessings on you as we come to worship God
the safety of our children is this morning.
absolutely crucial.
In Christ,
If you see practices or Jay Voorhees
activities that you believe put Pastor
our children at risk, please
make sure to let us know, for
Antioch United Methodist Church
our goal is to ensure the safety
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of every child here so that they
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