Happy Easter!

UMH – United Methodist Hymnal

FWS – The Faith We Sing Hymnal 



Sharing the Peace of Christ 

Gloria Patri (UMH 71)

Call to Worship

Leader:  Christ is risen!

People:  Christ is risen indeed! Hallelujah!

Leader:  We gather to worship the resurrected Lord.

People:  Faith, hope, and joy are alive.

Leader:  Jesus, we praise you.

All:         Blessed be the name of the Lord! Amen.

Hymn  Christ the Lord Is Risen Today  (UMH 302)

Pastor’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer (UMH 895)

Children’s Message 

Hymn  He Lives  (UMH 310)

Scripture   Luke 24:1-12

   Leader:  The word of God for the people of God.

   People:  Thanks be to God.

Message  Easter Morning

Hymn  Because He Lives  (UMH 364)

Prayer of Confession

Jesus, we celebrate your Resurrection with joy on Easter morning. However, we often go about our days forgetting the power that raised you from the dead. Forgive us. May your Spirit be our strength always. Amen.

Giving Our Tithes and Offerings                                                                         

Doxology   (UMH 94)

Prayer of Thanksgiving 

Majestic One, today we celebrate the miracle that was created for all who are ready to receive. The Risen Son reminds us of your amazing, unwavering love. Use these gifts so the promises of a seemingly distant heaven become more of a reality on Earth. Glory Hallelujah! Amen and amen.

Prayers of the People                                                                                             

Sacrament of Holy Communion

       Confession and Pardon   (UMH 15)

       The Great Thanksgiving

       Sharing the Bread and Cup

Sending Forth  Up from the Grave He Arose  (UMH 322)