2016 Easter Season

by | Apr 1, 2016 | Worship

April 3

Second Sunday in Easter

“Promised Spirit” Holy Humor Sunday

Psalm 47

Acts of the Apostles 1:1-14

“You will receive the power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you…you will be my witnesses.”

Holy Communion Sunday

 

April 10

Third Sunday in Easter

“Healing Spirit”

Psalm 4

Acts of the Apostles 3:1-10

“I have no silver or gold, but what I have I give you;

in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, stand up and walk.”

A Service of Healing and Wholeness After the Word and Offering, we will offer words of healing and wholeness through prayers and anointing oil.

 

April 17

Fourth Sunday in Easter

Friendship Sunday

“Reconciling Spirit”

Psalm 23

Acts of the Apostles 17:1-9 & 1 Thess. 1:1-10

“You became imitators of us and of the Lord, for in spite of persecution you received the word with joy inspired by the Holy Spirit.”

 

April 24

Fifth Sunday in Easter

Witness and Testimony Sunday from the 2016 Confirmation Class

“Uniting Spirit”

Psalm 19:1-4, 7-10

Acts of the Apostles 18:1-4 & 1 Corinthians 1:10-8

“By the name of our Lord Jesus Christ…that you be united in the same mind and same purpose.”

 

May 1

Sixth Sunday in Easter

Casting our Anchor: First Church conversation about goals and vision

“Loving Spirit”

Psalm 71:1-6

1Corinthians 13:1-13

“For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face.

Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known.

And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.”

Holy Communion

 

May 8

Seventh Sunday in Easter

Mother’s Day and Festival of the Christian Home

Psalm 92:1-4, 12-15

1 Corinthians 15:1-26, 51-57

“Living Spirit”

“Listen, I will tell you a mystery! We will not all die, but we will all be changed…”

 

May 15

Pentecost and Confirmation Sunday

“Gifting Spirit”

Psalm 104: 24-31

Acts of the Apostles 2:1-4 and 1 Corinthians 12:1-13

“For in the one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.”