5th Sunday of Easter
Call to Worship
One: Although we may feel alone,
All: God’s spirit comes to us and finds us.
One: Although our hearts may be troubled,
All: Christ walks with us.
One: If we keep alert,
All: we will see God all around us!
One: We give thanks be for this gift.
Hymn: Never Ending Joy
Contriubuters: Daniel Charle s Damon, Text: © 2005, Hope Publishing Company. Used by permission. OneLicense #60826
Welcome & Gathering Prayer
Assurance of God’s Grace
Peace Invocation: Alleluia
Music transcribed from the singing of George Mxadana by John L. Bell © 2012 WGRG, Iona Community, GIA Publications, Inc., exclusive North American agent. OneLicense #94098
Alleluia, alleluia (2x)
Fun with the Young at Heart
The Man with the Violin, a story by Kathy Stinson,
with illustrations by Dušan Petričić
Reflection: Blue Again
(Wayne Haun) Performed by Mary-Catherine Pazzano
Scripture: Luke 24:13-35
read by Vinodh Raj
Wondering…about the places we see Christ
Hymn #262 Come to us, beloved stranger
Words: Edith Sinclair Downing, Music: att. Benjamin Franklin White
© 1998, Selah Publishing Co., Inc. OneLicense #00653
Sacrament of Communion
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Enjoying the Gifts of the Earth
Prayer for Discipleship
Life and Ministry of Knox Waterloo
Affirmation of Faith
Knox welcomes into Professing Membership of the church Daniel Almeida, Walker Bennett, Leah Christensen, and Coralee Little.
Hymn #474 The love of God comes close
Contributors: Iona Community © 1998, GIA/Iona Community / WGRG OneLicense #01851
Easter Sending Song: God speed you on your way (v.1)
Words & music Shona Murray & Shirley Erena Murray
Words © 1999, 2000 Murray, Shirley Erena; Music © 1999, 2000
Murray, Shona CCLI #2580326
God speed you on your way
Safe keep you every day
Give you wing, cause to sing
All this we wish and pray
Worship Leaders: The Rev. Hugh Donnelly, The Rev. Courtney Crawford, Mary-Catherine Pazzano
Tech Team: Kathleen Forde, Eric Gaudet, Barb Gaudet
Copyright: CCLI License # 2580326. Onelicense A-713805 Images and videos used with permission.