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Second Sunday of Easter and Earth Day, April 23, 2017

Dorchester United Church

Wherever you are, whoever you are,

Join us in our Journey!

WE GATHER TO PRAISE GOD

MUSIC PRELUDE

HYMN: "Jesus, Stand Among Us" V.U. 396

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

CALL TO WORSHIP:

Sing a new song!

A springtime shout-out to new life!

Sing praise to our joyful Easter God

Whose power brings new life out of death!

Immerse doubt and despair in the fountain of new birth

Our visions and hopes are refreshed, made new!

For God has taken ordinary things

And made them extraordinary. All: Sing a new song!

OPENING PRAYER (in unison)

A Prayer for the Care of Creation V.U. 311

We continue to pray with the words that Jesus taught us to pray, singing together: THE LORD'S PRAYER

HYMN: "Called by Earth and Sky" M.V. 135

TIME WITH THE CHILDREN:

Loving the Earth, as God's good creation

SERVICE OF LIGHTING THE CANDLE:

Almighty God, we are looking for you. May this candlelight remind us that you are here with us, as we worship you this day, and may we remember that you are always near, just a prayer away. Amen.

WE HEAR GOD'S LOVING WORD FOR US

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION:

God of the ages, you send us refreshing water to quench the thirst of your people. Open us to the words of the scripture this day so that they may refresh us on our journey of faith. Allow these words to meet the dry places in our lives and sustain us as God's people in this place. Amen.

EPISTLE READING:

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1 Peter 1: 3-9 This is the witness of the Apostle Peter


Thanks be to God.

RESPONSIVE PSALM: Psalm 16 (V.U. 738)

GOSPEL READING:

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John 20: 19-31 This is the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Thanks be to God.

HYMN: "Breathe on me, Breath of God" V.U. 382

MESSAGE: "Faith in things unseen"

RESPONSE: V.U. 400

Lord, listen to your children praying,

Lord, send your Spirit in this place,

Lord, listen to your children praying,

Send us love, send us power, send us grace

WE RESPOND TO GOD'S WORD IN FAITH AND ACTION

PASTORAL PRAYER:

OFFERING INVITATION:

OFFERTORY RESPONSE:

For the gift of creation, the gift of your love, and the gift of the Spirit by which we live, we thank you and give you the fruit of our hands. May your grace be proclaimed by the gifts that we give. V.U. 538

OFFERTORY PRAYER: We offer these gifts in gratitude for healing love, strengthening presence, and hope when things seem hopeless. May these in some small way communicate your love with those around us, and with those around the world. We pray in Jesus' name. Amen.

HYMN: "Hope of the World" V.U. 215

COMMISSIONING: May God go with us from this place as we enter the world this week, loving and seeking to care for our fellow human beings and the natural world itself.

POSTLUDE LicenSing # 620168