Virtual Worship Service

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Prelude                                                                    The Lord is My Shepherd                           R. Vaughan Williams
                                     John Bernard, soloist  Laurana Mitchelmore, accompanist

Greeting for Worship                                                  Jodi Fondell  

Hymn                           Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty          tune: LOBE DEN HERREN

Prayer of Confession (unison)

Assurance of Forgiveness and Peace

Gloria Patri             

Welcome                                                                                               Doug Fondell

Blessing of the Children                                                                Allison Wheeler

Musical Offering                                           Love Divine                                                  arr. Fred Gramann
                                   (composed in honor of Rev. Odette Lockwood-Stewart)
                                                             The ACP Bronze Ringers

Lighting the Candle for God’s Global Vision of Compassion, Justice and Peace

Prayer for Illumination                                                                      Victor Greene

The First LessonRomans 12:9-21                                                Alison Benney

Musical Offering                                       As A New Day Dawns    David Gungor
      Scott Herr, guitar, vocals  Natalie Raynal, vocals  Alexia Rabé, vocals  John Arndt, production

The Second LessonMatthew 16:21-28                            Tarani Merriweather

Sermon                                                        Love Resurrects     Odette Lockwood-Stewart

Musical Offering                                      I Will Not Give Up          Devon Graves
                              Josiah Woodson, piano  Devon Graves and Natalie Raynal, vocals
                                    Jeff Hohener, videography  Josiah Woodson, production

Prayers of the People and the Lord's Prayer (in your mother tongue)   Allison Wheeler

The Offering of Tithes and Gifts

Offertory Solo                                   Couldn’t Hear Nobody Pray    Spiritual, arr. H.T. Burleigh
                                     John Bernard, soloist  Laurana Mitchelmore, accompanist

Dedication of Our Tithes and Offerings                                             Jodi Fondell

Hymn                                  God, Whose Love Is Always Stronger
BEACH SPRING ("God Whose Giving Knows No Ending")
                                                                                            Text: Copyright © 2003 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette

Benediction                                                                   Odette Lockwood-Stewart

Congregational Amen