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Hope: Journey from Ashes to Life

Apr 04, 2021 | Annette Stiles Pendergrass

Hope Unleashed: Easter Sunday (Traditional)

Today in worship we conclude our message series with the glorious celebration of the resurrection Jesus Christ! Our message today focuses on Mark 16:1-8 and the hope unleashed through Christ’s victory over the forces of evil, sin and death in the world.

Here is a snapshot of today's service:
Music for Brass and Percussion
Organ Prelude: "Joyous Easter!" - arr. Tom Taylor
Chiming of the Hour
Welcome & Announcements
Carillon Introit: "Christ Triumphant, Alleluia" arr. by Valerie W. Stephenson
Responsive Call to Worship
Opening Hymn: "Christ the Lord Is Risen Today"
Affirmation of Faith
Gloria Patri: #71
Pastoral Prayer / Offertory Prayer / Lord's Prayer
Choral Anthem: "Festival Easter Hymn on Grafton," by K. Lee Scott
Presentation of the Offering: Doxology #94
Message: Hope Unleashed
Closing Hymn: The Strife Is O'er, the Battle Done
Choral Benediction: "Hallelujah," from Messiah, by G. F. Handel
Postlude: "Improvisation - Adoro Te Devote/Holy, Holy, Holy" - Tom Taylor

Series Information

Our 2021 Lent Series will take us a journey, following the UMC Lectionary, showing the path the gospels lay out from the ashes and brokeness to the promise of life eternal given through the grace of Christ.

Other sermons in the series