Sunday Worship on ZOOM
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About the Event
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Seventh Sunday in Easter
May 16th, 2021 – 10:30 a.m.
Zion-Memorial United Church
Minister: Rev. David Sherwin
Music Director: Mary Lou Carroll
ORDER OF SERVICE
WE GATHER TOGETHER
INTRODUCTION OF FINAL PRELUDE PIECE
FINAL PRELUDE PIECE: “This is My Father’s World”
Requested by Lorna Hooper
WORDS OF WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
LIGHTING THE CHRIST CANDLE
RESPONSIVE MUSIC: “Jesus’ Hands Were Kind Hands” #570 (Voices United)
As we worship in this place, we remember that for thousands of years, First People’s lives and spirituality have been deeply connected to the land. We stand here on unceded Algonquin territory. We give thanks for past stewardship of the land, and pledge to live here with respect, care, and gratitude.
CALL TO WORSHIP
THE LORD’S PRAYER
Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth, as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our trespasses
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
the power and the glory,
for ever and ever. AMEN.
OPENING HYMN: “Jesus Shall Reign” #330 (Voices United)
WE LISTEN FOR GOD’S WORD
SCRIPTURE READINGS Scripture Reader: Jan Hopkins
- John 17:6-19
- 1 John 5:9-13
MEDITATIVE MUSIC: “All the Way My Saviour Leads Me” Music by Rob Lowry; arranged by Tedd Smith - a slower meditative version (piano)
SERMON: “Praying Out Loud”
MEDITATIVE MUSIC: “Prayerful Thoughts” Music by Terry Osman
WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD
OUR OFFERING TO GOD
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
CLOSING HYMN: “Come, Let Us Sing of a Wonderful Love” #574 (Voices United)
WE GO FORTH TO SERVE
COMMISSIONING AND BENEDICTION
POSTLUDE: “Standing in the Need of Prayer” Traditional American Spiritual - arranged by Anthony Giamanco