Pentecost Sunday

Intergenerational Worship


Call to Worship

One: Listen, can you hear the wind?
All: Come, Holy Spirit; come!
One: Look, can you see the dancing flames?
All: Come, Holy Spirit; come!
One: Can you hear the message in a language you can understand?
All: Come, Holy Spirit; come!
One: Do you see the visions? 
Can you dream the dreams?
All: Come, Holy Spirit; come!
One: Come and worship our God who sends the Spirit to touch us and transform us into Pentecost people.

Hymn:  Come, O Spirit, Dwell Among us
Words: Janie Alford.  Music: Thomas John Williams.  Words: © 1979 Hope Publishing Company Music: Public Domain. CCLI# 918885

Welcome & Gathering Prayer

Sung Lord’s Prayer Knox Chancel Choir

Assurance of God’s Grace

Peace Invocation:  The Peace of the Earth
Words: Guatemalan traditional, translated by Christine Carson, Music: Guatemalan folk melody © 1998 Iona Community, GIA Publications
OneLicense #57518

The peace of the earth be with you,
the peace of the heavens too;
the peace of the rivers be with you,
the peace of the oceans too.
Deep peace falling over you;
God’s peace growing in you. (Repeat)

Dramatic Reading: The Holy Spirit comes
Performed by Dougall Family, Christy Sennema, Blake Wolf, Nathan & Hannah Crawford

Fun with the Young at Heart

Story: Breathe: A Child’s guide to Ascension, Pentecost, and the Growing Time  By Laura Alary, illustrated by Cathrin Peterslund

Song: I’m gonna sing when the Spirit says sing
Public Domain, Traditional African-American Spiritual

Dramatic Reflections based on Acts 2: 1-21
Performed by Lynell & Heather Purdy, Greg Sennema, Mary Steele, Amy, Brent & Jack Wolf, Jeffrey Crawford

Sung Response:  Dance with the Spirit
Words & Music: Jim Strathdee © 1995 Strathdee Music (Admin. by Desert Flower Music) CCLI #2281771

The Rev. Courtney Crawford

Sacrament of Communion

Invitation to the Table

Hymn #471:  We are one in the Spirit
Words & Music Peter Scholtes harmony, Richard D. Wetzel © 1991 Lorenz Publishing Company,  OneLicense #28801

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Enjoying the gifts of the earth

Prayer after Communion

Presentation of our offering

Invitation to Offering

Offertory:  Send us your Spirit
Performed by Mary-Catherine Pazzano
Words & music David Haas; arr. Jeanne Cotter © 1981, 1982 GIA Publications Inc. OneLicense #00145

Doxology Words by Ruth Duck.  Used with permission.

Praise God the Source of life and birth.
Praise God the Word, who came to earth.
Praise God the Spirit, holy flame.
All glory, honour to God’s name!

Prayer of Dedication 

Song: Come Fly
Words and Music: Kelly S. Moor.  Used with permission.


Sending Song:  God speed you on your way (v.2)
Words & music Shona Murray & Shirley Erena Murray
Words © 1999, 2000 Murray, Shirley Erena; Music © 1999, 2000
Murray, Shona CCLI #2580326

God lead you to the new,
Places and points of view,
Roads to take,
Friends to make,
More life to travel through (x2)


Worship Leaders: The Rev. Hugh Donnelly, The Rev. Courtney Crawford, Mary-Catherine Pazzano

Tech Team: Kathleen Forde, Deb Lacoste, Grant Birks

Copyright: CCLI License # 2580326. Onelicense A-713805  Images and videos used with permission.