Leader: Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol Him, all you peoples. For great is His love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.
All: Praise the Lord.
PRELUDE Kathy Nash
CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: We are in God’s holy place, not to worship ourselves, but our Creator;
All: Not to worship the things of the world, but their Giver;
Leader: Not to worship the Church, but its Lord.
All: Come, let us worship God together!
* HYMN “Easter People, Raise Your Voices” UMH #304
PRAYER OF CONFESSION-Unison
Almighty God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, we confess to you that we have sinned against you in thought, word and deed. We are sorry, and we ask you to forgive us. Fill us with holy reverence; give us grace to change our lives; mold us by your Word and your will; and help us live in a way that will glorify Christ, through whom we pray. Amen
ASSURANCE OF PARDON
TIME WITH YOUTH
*HYMN “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” UMH #89
OLD TESTAMENT LESSON Psalm 30:1-3, 11-12
PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS
All the treasures of the world are yours, O God, and you have blessed us abundantly. We offer back to you some of what you have given to us, in order that it might be used to your honor and glory and help the needy of all the earth. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.
RECEIVING OUR OFFERING
*PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING
*DOXOLOGY UMH #95
JOYS AND CONCERNS-PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
THE LORD’S PRAYER
PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON John 21:1-19
THE MESSAGE “Feed My Little Sheep” Reverend Ed Womack
*HYMN “Christ Is Alive” UMH# 318
*CIRCLE SONG: “He Lives” UMH #310
He lives, He lives, Christ Jesus lives today! He walks with me and talks with me along life’s narrow way. He lives, He lives, salvation to impart! You ask me how I know He lives! He lives within my heart.
*Stand as you are able. The quiet room is available in the back of the sanctuary if needed.