Services


The 2024 Church Year has already started on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
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First Sunday of Lent

Sunday, February 18, 2024 Service Of Worship
Sunday, February 18, 2024 Announcements

Hebrew Scripture for Sunday, February 18, 2024 — Psalm 25 verses 1-10
Christian Scripture for Sunday, February 28, 2024 — Mark 1: 9-15 and 1 Peter 3:18-22

Opening Hymn “Over My Head”

Hymn “Jesus Calls Us”

Jesus calls us o’er the tumult of our life’s wild, restless sea; day by day his sweet voice soundeth, saying, “Christian, follow me!”
Jesus calls us from the worship of the vain world’s golden store, from each idol that would keep us, saying, “Christian, love me more!”
In our joys and in our sorrows, days of toil and hours of ease, still he calls, in cares and pleasures, “Christian, love me more than these!”
Jesus calls us! By thy mercies, Savior, may we hear thy call, give our hearts to thine obedience, serve and love thee best of all.

Closing Hymn

All the way my Saviour leads me; what have I to ask beside?
Can I doubt his tender mercy who through live has been my guide?
Heavenly peace, divinest comfort, here by faith in him to dwell,
for I know, what-e’er befall me, Jesus doeth all things well.
All the way my Saviour leads me, cheers each winding path I tread,
gives me grace for every trial, feeds me with the living bread.
Though my weary steps may falter, and my soul athirst may be,
gushing from the rock before me, lo, a spring of joy I see!
All the way my Saviour leads me; O the fullness of his love!
Perfect rest to me is promised in my Father’s house above.
When my spirit, clothed, immortal, wings its flight to realms of day,
this my song through endless ages, “Jesus led me all the way!”

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Transfiguration Sunday

Sunday, February 11, 2024 Service Of Worship

Sunday, February 11, 2024 Announcements

Scripture Reading for Sunday, February 11, 2024Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23

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The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

Sunday, January 28, 2024 Service of Worship

Scripture Reading for Sunday, January 28, 2024 Mark 1:21-48

Opening Hymn “Draw the Circle Wide”

Hymn “Eternal, Unchanging, We Sing”

Eternal, Unchanging, we sing to your praise:
your mercies are endless, and righteous your ways;
your servants proclaim the renown of your name
who rules over all and is ever the same.

Reflection (Howard Tuwaiden , VST)

Closing Hymn “This is God’s Wondrous World”

This is God’s wondrous world, and to my listening ears,
All nature sings, and round me rings the music of the spheres.
This is God’s wondrous world, I rest me in the thought
Of rocks and trees, of skies and seas,
God’s hand the wonders wrought

This is God’s wondrous world. O let me ne’er forget
That though the wrong seems oft so strong. God is the ruler yet.
This is God’s wondrous world: why should my heart be sad?
Let voices sing, O let the heavens ring!
God reigns, let earth be glad.

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The Third Sunday after Epiphany

Sunday, January 21, 2024 Service of Worship

Scripture Reading for Sunday January 21,2024 Mark 1:14-20

Opening Hymn “O Jesus I Have Promised”

O Jesus, I have promised
to serve thee to the end;
be thou forever near me,
my Saviour and my friend:
I shall not fear the struggle
if thou art by my side,
nor wander from the pathway
if thou wilt be my guide.

Hymn “O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee”

O Master, let me walk with Thee,
In lowly paths of service free;
Tell me Thy secret; help me bear
The strain of toil, the fret of care.

Closing Hymn “The Old Rugged Cross”

“On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross The emblem of suffering and shame And I love that old cross where the dearest and best For a world of lost sinners was slain.
Chorus
So I’ll cherish the old rugged cross Till my trophies at last I lay down And I will cling to the old rugged cross And exchange it some day for a crown

Oh, that old rugged cross, so despised by the world, Has a wondrous attraction for me; For the dear Lamb of God left His glory above To bear it to dark Calvary.
Chorus
In that old rugged cross, stained with blood so divine, A wondrous beauty I see, For ’twas on that old cross Jesus suffered and died, To pardon and sanctify me.
Chorus
To the old rugged cross I will ever be true It’s shame and reproach gladly bear Then he’ll call me someday to my home far away Where his glory forever I’ll share
Chorus

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The Second Sunday after Epiphany

Sunday, January 14, 2024 Service of Worship

Scripture Reading for Sunday January 14, 2026 John 1:43-51

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The First Sunday after Epiphany

Sunday, January 07, 2024 Service of Worship
Sunday, January 07, 2024 Announcements

Scripture Reading for Sunday, January 7, 2024 John 1:35-51

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The First Sunday after Christmas

Sunday, December 31, 2023 Morning Service
Sunday, December 31, 2023 Announcements
Morning Service Reading Luke 2:22-40

Sunday, December 31, 2023 Evening Service
Evening Service Hebrew Scripture Reading Psalm 8
Evening Service Christian Scripture Reading Revelation 21:1-6a

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The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Sunday, December 24, 2023

December 24, 2023 Service of Worship
December 24, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus

Come, Thou long-expected Jesus,
Born to set Thy people free;
From our fears and sins release us,
Let us find our rest in Thee.
Israel’s Strength and Consolation,
Hope of all the earth Thou art;
Dear Desire of every nation,
Joy of every longing heart.

We light the fourth advent candle, the candle of love

Advent Carol “A Candle Is Burning”

A candle is burning A flame warm and bright A candle of HOPE in December’s dark night While angels sing blessings from heaven’s starry sky Our hearts we prepare now For Jesus is nigh A candle is burning A candle of PEACE A candle to signal that conflict must cease For Jesus is coming to show us the way A message of Peace humbly laid in the hay A candle is burning A candle of JOY A candle to welcome Brave Mary’s new boy Our hearts fill with wonder And eyes light and glow As Joy brightens gloom like the sunshine on snow A candle is burning A candle of LOVE A candle to point us to heaven above A baby for Christmas A wonderful birth For Jesus is bringing God’s Love to our earth

Christian Scripture Luke 1:26-38

Hymn “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

O come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem:
come and behold him, born the King of angels;
O come, let us adore him,
O come, let us adore him,
O come, let us adore him, Christ the Lord.

God of God, light of light,
lo, he abhors not the virgin’s womb;
very God, begotten, not created:
O come, let us adore him

REFLECTION — Here I Am

Closing Hymn “Once In Royal David’s City”

Once in Royal David’s city
Stood a lowly cattle shed,
Where a mother laid her Baby
In a manger for His bed:
Mary was that mother mild,
Jesus Christ her little Child.
He came down to earth from heaven,
Who is God and Lord of all,
And His shelter was a stable,
And His cradle was a stall;
With the poor, and mean, and lowly,
Lived on earth our Saviour holy


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The Third Sunday of Advent

Sunday, December 17, 2023

December 17, 2023 Service of Worship
December 17, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “There Was a Child”

“There was a child in Galilee who wandered wild along the sea.
A holy child, alone was she, and they called her Dreaming Mary.
And she dreamed, rejoicing in her saviour;
She dreamed of justice for the poor.
She dreamed that kings oppressed no more
When she dreamed, that Dreaming Mary.

One holy day an angel came with voice of wind and eyes of flame.
He promised blessed would be her name when he spoke to Dreaming Mary.
Then she spoke, rejoicing in her saviour.
She spoke of justice for the poor.
She spoke that kings oppressed no more
When she spoke, that Dreaming Mary.

And did she dream about a son?
And did he speak, the angel one?
We only know God’s will was done in the son of Dreaming Mary.
Then she prayed, rejoicing in her saviour.
She taught him justice for the poor.
She taught that kings oppressed no more
When she taught, that Dreaming Mary.

Then Jesus grew in Galilee, they wandered wild along the sea.
Now he calls to you and me to dream with Dreaming Mary.
And we dream, rejoicing in our saviour.
We dream of justice for the poor.
We dream that kings oppress no more as we dream with Dreaming Mary.”

Advent Carol “A Candle is Burning”

A candle is burning A flame warm and bright A candle of HOPE in December’s dark night While angels sing blessings from heaven’s starry sky Our hearts we prepare now For Jesus is nigh A candle is burning A candle of PEACE A candle to signal that conflict must cease For Jesus is coming to show us the way A message of Peace humbly laid in the hay A candle is burning A candle of JOY A candle to welcome Brave Mary’s new boy Our hearts fill with wonder And eyes light and glow As Joy brightens gloom like the sunshine on snow

Christian Scripture John 1:6-8, 19-28

Hymn “Herald Sound the Note of Gladness”

Herald, sound the note of gladness, Tell the news that Christ is near Make a pathway through the desert For the one who dries our tears
Sound the trumpet, Tell the message Christ the Savior soon will come To make beauty from the ashes Come to make his people one
Herald, sound the note of pardon Bringing hope of sins forgiven God receives his wayward children And to them new life is given
Chorus

REFLECTION “Clearing the Way for the Light to Come”

Closing Hymn “Joy Shall Come”

(three times, each time a little bit faster….do your best…)
Joy shall come even to the wilderness,
and the parched land shall then know great gladness;
as the rose, as the rose
shall deserts blossom,
deserts like a garden blossom.
For living streams shall give cool water,
in the desert streams shall flow;
For living springs shall give cool water,
in the desert streams shall flow

Commissioning
The Blessing
Three-fold Amen
Postlude

       

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The Second Sunday of Advent

Sunday December 10, 2023

December 10, 2023 Service of Worship
December 10, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “On Jordan’s Bank”

1 On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry announces that the Lamb is nigh; awake and hearken, for he brings glad tidings of the King of Kings.
2 Then cleansed be every breast from sin; make straight the way for God within; and let each heart prepare a home where such a mighty guest may come.

Lighting of The Candle of PEACE

Hymn “Hope Is a Star”

Hope is a star that shines in the night,
leading us on till the morning is bright.
Refrain:
When God is a child there’s joy in our song.
The last shall be first and the weak shall be strong,
and none shall be afraid.
Peace is a ribbon that circles the earth,
giving a promise of safety and worth.
Refrain:

Christian Scripture: Mark 1:1-8

Hymn “Come and Find the Quiet Centre”

Come and find the quiet center in the crowded life we lead,
Find the room for hope to enter, find the frame where we are freed:
Clear the chaos and the clutter, clear our eyes, that we can see
All the things that really matter, be at peace, and simply be.

In the Spirit let us travel, open to each other’s pain,
Let our loves and fears unravel, celebrate the space we gain:
There’s a place for deepest dreaming, there’s a time for heart to care,
In the Spirit’s lively scheming there is always room to spare

REFLECTION

Closing Hymn “Herald Sound the Note of Gladness”

Herald, sound the note of gladness, Tell the news that Christ is near Make a pathway through the desert For the one who dries our tears

Sound the trumpet, Tell the message Christ the Savior soon will come To make beauty from the ashes Come to make his people one

The Blessing
Three-fold Amen
Postlude

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The First Sunday of Advent

Sunday, December 3, 2023

December 3, 2023 Service Of Worship
December 3, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “Hark the Glad Sound”

Hark, the glad sound! The Saviour comes,
the Saviour promised long:
let every heart prepare a throne;
and every voice a song.
He comes, the prisoners to release
in Satan’s bondage held;
the gates of brass before him burst,
the iron fetters yield.
He comes, the broken heart to bind,
the bleeding soul to cure;
and with the treasures of his grace
to enrich the humble poor.
Our glad hosannas, Prince of Peace,
your welcome shall proclaim;
and heaven’s eternal arches ring
with your beloved name.

Lighting of The Candle of HOPE

Hymn “A Candle Is Burning”
(This the whole hymn. Today we sing just the first verse for the First Sunday of Advent)

A candle is burning A flame warm and bright
A candle of HOPE in December’s dark night While angels sing blessings from heaven’s starry sky Our hearts we prepare now For Jesus is nigh A candle is burning
A candle of PEACE A candle to signal that conflict must cease For Jesus is coming to show us the way A message of Peace humbly laid in the hay A candle is burning
A candle of JOY A candle to welcome Brave Mary’s new boy Our hearts fill with wonder And eyes light and glow As Joy brightens gloom like the sunshine on snow A candle is burning
A candle of LOVE A candle to point us to heaven above A baby for Christmas A wonderful birth For Jesus is bringing God’s Love to our earth We honour Messiah With the Christ-candle flame Our Christmas Day candles glad tidings proclaim O come all ye faithful Rejoice on this day As God comes among us The Christian’s true way

Scripture Reading : Matthew 25:1-13

REFLECTION

Hymn “Make Me A Channel of Your Peace”

Make me a channel of your peace,
where there is hatred, let me bring your love;
Where there is injury, your healing power,
and where there’s doubt, true faith in you.
Chorus:
Spirit grant that I may never seek
so much to be consoled as to console,
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved as to love with all my soul

Chorus
Make me a channel of your peace,
Where there’s despair in life, let me bring hope;
Where there is darkness, only light;
And where there’s sadness, ever joy.
Chorus
Make me a channel of your peace,
It is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
in giving to all that we receive,
And in dying that we’re born to eternal life.
Chorus

THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION

Closing Hymn “O God Our Help In Ages Past

1 O God, our help in ages past,
our hope for years to come,
our shelter from the stormy blast,
and our eternal home:
2 under the shadow of thy throne
thy saints have dwelt secure;
sufficient is thine arm alone,
and our defence is sure
3 Before the hills in order stood,
or earth received its frame,
from everlasting thou art God,
to endless years the same.
4 A thousand ages, in thy sight,
are like an evening gone,
short as the watch that ends the night
before the rising sun.
5 Time like an ever-rolling stream
soon bears us all away;
we fly forgotten, as a dream
dies at the opening day.
6 O God, our help in ages past,
our hope for years to come,
be thou our guide while troubles last,
and our eternal home.

Commissioning
The Benediction
Three-fold Amen


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Reign of Christ Sunday

Sunday, November 26, 2023

November 26, 2023 Service Of Worship
November 26, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “Over My Head”

Christian Scripture Matthew 25:31-36

Hymn “How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds”

How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
In a believer’s ear!
It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds,
And drives away his fear.
It makes the wounded spirit whole
And calms the troubled breast;
’Tis manna to the hungry soul,
And to the weary, rest.
Dear Name! the Rock on which I build,
My Shield and Hiding Place,
My never-failing Treas’ry filled
With boundless stores of grace!

Reflection

Closing Hymn “Rejoice the Lord is King”

Rejoice, the Lord is King!
Your risen Lord adore!
Rejoice, give thanks and sing,
and triumph evermore.
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice;
rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

Jesus the Saviour reigns,
the God of truth and love;
when he had purged our sins,
he took his seat above.
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice;
rejoice, again I say, rejoice!

God’s kingdom cannot fail;
Christ rules o’er earth and heaven;
the keys of death and hell
are to our Jesus given.
Lift up your heart, lift up your voice;

Rejoice, again I say, rejoice!
Rejoice in glorious hope,
for Christ, the judge, shall come,
to glorify the saints for their eternal
home. We soon shall hear the
archangel’s voice the trump of God
shall sound, rejoice!

Commissioning
The Blessing
Three-fold Amen
Postlude

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Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Sunday, November 19, 2023

November 19, 2023 Service Of Worship
November 19, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn

Christian Scripture Matthew 25:14-30

Hymn “Seek Ye First the Kingdom”

Seek ye first the Kingdom of God
And his righteousness,
And all these things
Shall be added unto you,
Hallelu, hallelujah
Ask, and it shall be given unto you.
Seek and ye shall find.
Knock and it shall be opened unto you
Hallelu, hallelujah
We do not live by bread alone,
but by every word
that proceeds from the mouth of God.
Hallelu, hallelujah

REFLECTION

Closing Hymn

Will your anchor hold in the storms of life,
When the clouds unfold their wings of strife?
When the strong tides lift and the cables strain,
Will your anchor drift, or firm remain?
Refrain
We have an anchor that keeps the soul
Steadfast and sure while the billows roll,
Fastened to the Rock which cannot move,
Grounded firm and deep in the Savior’s love.

It is safely moored, ’twill the storm withstand,
For ’tis well secured by the Savior’s hand;
And the cables, passed from His heart to mine,
Can defy that blast, thro’ strength divine.
Refrain
It will surely hold in the Straits of Fear—
When the breakers have told that the reef is near;
Though the tempest rave and the wild winds blow,
Not an angry wave shall our bark o’erflow.
Refrain
It will firmly hold in the Floods of Death—-
When the waters cold chill our latest breath,
On the rising tide it can never fail,
While our hopes abide within the Veil.
Refrain
When our eyes behold through the gath’ring night
The city of gold, our harbor bright,
We shall anchor fast by the heav’nly shore,
With the storms all past forevermore.
Refrain

Commissioning
The Blessing
Three-fold Amen
Postlude

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Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

For some short videos we recorded at this service, click here.

Sunday, November 12, 2023

November 12, 2023 Service Of Worship
November 12, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “Make a Joyful Noise”

Christian Scripture: Matthew 25:1-13

Hymn “He Leadeth Me”

He leadeth me, O blessed thought!
O words with heavenly comfort fraught!
Whatever I do, where’er I be
Still ’tis God’s hand that leadeth me
Refrain:
He leadeth me, He leadeth me,
By His own hand He leadeth me;
His faithful follower I would be,
For by His hand He leadeth me

And when my task on earth is done,
When by Thy grace the victory’s won,
E’en death’s cold wave I will not flee,
Since God through Jordan leadeth me.
Refrain

Reflection

Closing Hymn “For the Healing of the Nations”

Commissioning
The Blessing
Three-fold Amen
Postlude

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Remembrance Sunday

Sunday, November 05, 2023

November 5, 2023 Service Of Worship
November 5, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “Let There Be Peace on Earth”

Scripture Reading: Matthew 22:15-22

Reflection

Hymn “I come with Joy”

I come with joy, a child of God, forgiven, loved and free,
the life of Jesus to recall in love laid down for me,
in love laid down for me

Together met, together bound by all that God has done,
we’ll go with joy, to give the world the love that makes us one,
the love that makes us one.

Sacrament of Holy Communion

Closing Hymn “My Faith Looks Up to Thee

My faith looks up to Thee,
Thou Lamb of Calvary,
Savior divine!
Now hear me while I pray,
Take all my guilt away,
Oh, let me from this day
Be wholly Thine!

When ends life’s transient dream,
When death’s cold, sullen stream
Shall o’er me roll;
Blest Savior, then in love,
Fear and distrust remove;
Oh, bear me safe above,
A ransomed soul

Commissioning
Benediction
Three-Fold Amen and Postlude.

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All Saints Sunday

Sunday October 29, 2023

October 29, 2023 Service Of Worship
October 29, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “Joyful, Joyful We Adore You”

1 Joyful, joyful, we adore you,
God of glory, life and love;
hearts unfold like flowers before you,
opening to the sun above.
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness,
drive our fear and doubt away;
giver of immortal gladness,
fill us with the light of day.
2 All your works with joy surround you,
earth and heaven reflect your rays,
stars and angels sing around you,
center of unbroken praise.
Field and forest, vale and mountain,
flowery meadow, flashing sea,
chanting bird and flowing fountain,
sound their praise eternally.

We Listen for God’s Word:
Christian Scripture Matthew 22:34-46

Hymn “For the Crowd of Thousands”

“For the crowd of thousands sitting on the ground,
Seven is sufficient, seven will go round.
Seven is sufficient, fish and loaves of bread;
Jesus, for our hunger, gives us life instead.
Jesus makes his offer: fish and bread as food.
Make us truly thankful, make our living good.
If we give to Jesus bread to bless and break,
Five and two will feed us seven days a week.
What we give to Jesus, and with others share,
Will at last be gathered: over and to spare!”

Reflection

Closing Hymn: “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

Praise to the Lord, The almighty the King of creation O my soul praise him For he is thy health and salvation All ye who hear, now to his temple draw near Join me in glad adoration
Praise to the Lord, Who o’er all things so wondrously reigneth Sheilded thee under his wings, Yea so gently sustaineth Hast thou not seen, How thy desires have been Granted in what he ordaineth

Commissioning
The Blessing
Three-fold Amen
Postlude

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Peace Sunday

Sunday, October 22, 2023

October 22, 2023 Service of Worship
October 22, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing”

Oh, for a thousand tongues to sing
My great Redeemer’s praise,
The glories of my God and king,
The triumphs of His grace!

To God all glory, praise and love
Be now and ever given
By saints below and saints above,
The church in earth and heaven.

We Listen for God’s Word:
Christian Scripture Matthew 22:15-22

Hymn “Fairest Lord Jesus”

1 Fairest Lord Jesus, ruler of all nature,
O thou of God to earth come down:
thee will I cherish, thee will I honour,
thou my soul’s glory, joy, and crown.
2 Fair are the meadows, fairer still the woodlands,
robed in the blooming garb of spring;
Jesus is fairer, Jesus is purer,
who makes the woeful heart to sing.

Reflection

Closing Hymn “Be Thou My Vision”

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart;
naught be all else to me, save that thou art–
thou my best thought by day or by night,
waking or sleeping, thy presence my light.
Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise,
thou mine inheritance, now and always:
thou and thou only, first in my heart,
High King of heaven, my treasure thou art.
High King of heaven, my victory won,
may I reach heaven’s joys, O bright heav’n’s Sun!
Heart of my own heart, whatever befall,
still be my vision, O Ruler of all.

Commissioning
Blessing
Postlude

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World Food Sunday

Sunday, October 15, 2023

October 15, 2023 Service of Worship
October 15, 2023 Announcements

Opening Hymn “How firm a foundation”

How firm a foundation, you servants of God
Is laid for your faith in God’s excellent Word!
What more can be said than to you has been said
To you who for refuge to Jesus have fled?

The soul that on Jesus has leaned for repose
I will not – I will not desert to his foes
that soul, though all hell should endeavour to shake
I’ll never – no, never – no, never forsake!

Hebrew Scripture: Psalm 23

Hymn “Open My Eyes”

Open my eyes, that I may see Glimpses of truth thou hast for me; Place in my hands the wonderful key That shall unclasp and set me free
Silently now I wait for thee Ready, my God, thy will to see Open my eyes, illumine me, Spirit divine!

Reflection/Story

Closing Hymn “We Shall Go Out”

1 We shall go out with hope of resurrection; we shall go out, from strength to strength go on; we shall go out and tell our stories boldly; tales of a love that will not let us go. We’ll sing our songs of wrongs that can be righted; we’ll dream our dream of hurts that can be healed; we’ll weave a cloth of all the world united within the vision of new life who sets us free.
2 We’ll give a voice to those who have not spoken; we’ll find the words for those whose lips are sealed; we’ll make the tunes for those who sing no longer, expressive love alive in every heart. We’ll share our joy with those who are still weeping, raise hymns of strength for hearts that break in grief, we’ll leap and dance the resurrection story including all in circles of our love.

Commissioning
Blessing
Postlude

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