Call to Worship
One: We come from many places, walking different roads.
All: We come with a hunger for deeper understanding.
One: We come with a thirst for wisdom.
All: We come seeking companions in the faith.
One: We come to discover the One revealed in the breaking of the bread.
All: We come to grow as disciples of Christ.
Hymn 262 “Come to us, beloved Stranger”
Gathering Prayer – on screen, followed by Lord’s Prayer
Assurance of God’s Grace
Peace Invocation: “Halle, Halle, Hallelujah!”
Life and Ministry of Knox Waterloo
Presentation of our offering:
Offerings may be given in prayer and service and with financial gifts…
Ways to Give to Knox
Offertory: “How Great Thou Art” (Stuart K. Hine, arr. O’Neill Brothers)
Hymn “For the life that you have given”
Prayer of Dedication
God of grace, we hear your call to generous giving in the way you meet our needs each day, and in the peace you give which passes understanding.
Having received so much, we offer all we have: our time, talents and money for your kingdom. May they be used in ways that cultivate love and peace. Amen
Scripture: Luke 24:13-35
Song: We are rising up today
Words & Music by Reginald Unterseher
Sermon: “Where is Emmaus, anyway?”
Musical Reflection: We Rise Again (Leon Dubinsky, arr. Stephen Smith, Scott Macmillan)
Prayers of Thanksgiving and Hope
Hymn 474 “The love of God comes close”
Choral Closing “Walk with me”