Sixth Sunday of Easter
Call to Worship
One: We gather to worship God, our creator,
All: Source of Love and Life.
One: We gather to worship in the name of Christ,
All: Risen One, who lives among us.
One: We gather in celebration of the Spirit,
All: Gentle Breath and Holy Fire, who renews us.
Hymn #399 Spirit, Spirit of gentleness
Contributors: James K. Manley, Text: © 1978, J. Manley Publishing One License # 44816
Gathering Prayer concluding with the Lord’s Prayer
Assurance of God’s Love
Sharing of Christ’s Peace
Peace Invocation: Halle, halle, halle
Words: Caribbean Traditional, Music: Caribbean arr. John Bell, Graham Maule, Iona Community, GIA Publications, Inc. © 1990, Iona Community, GIA Publications, Inc., agent OneLicense 02351
Fun with the Young at Heart
Musical Reflection: Spirit Blowing Through Creation
Performed by Mary-Catherine Pazzano
Words & Music Marty Haugen, © 1987 GIA Publications, Inc.
Scripture Reading: John 14:23-29
Wondering…about the Spirit of accompaniment
Hymn #380 Spirit, come, dispel our sadness
Contributors: Paul Gerhardt, John Christian Jacobi, Jane Marshall, Joshua Leavitt’s Christian Lyre; Richard Proulx One License # FBC-A022729
Life and Ministry of Knox Waterloo
Invitation to Offering
Offertory: Write Your Story
Performed by Knox Praise Band Words & Music Francesca Battiselli, David Garcia, and Ben Glover ©2013 Universal Music- Brentwood Benson Publishing CCLI #7006160
Doxology For the Life That You Have Given
Music: Gaelic Melody adapted by Iona Community (Scotland), Words Carl P. Daw, Jr. © Music: 1989 arr. WGRG Iona Community, Scotland, Used by permission of GIA Publications, Inc.; Words © 1990 Hope Publishing Company, OneLicense, 23419, 01471
For the life that you have given,
for the love in Christ made known,
with these fruits of time and labour,
with these gifts that are your own:
here we offer, Lord, our praises;
heart and mind and strength we bring;
give us grace to love and serve you,
living what we pray and sing.
Prayers of Thanksgiving and Hope
Hymn #665 Lord Jesus you shall be my song
WContributors: Les Petites Soeurs De Jesus, Zebulon M. Highben Tune: © 1979 Les Petites Souers | Setting © 2020 Augsburg Fortress Text: © 1979 Les Petites Soeurs. One License # AF20220267
Sending Song Alleluia
Music: transcribed from singing of George Mxadana by John L. Bell © GIA Publications. OneLicense 50231
Worship Leaders: The Rev. Courtney Crawford, The Rev. Hugh Donnelly, Mary-Catherine Pazzano
Tech Team: Kathleen Forde, Joseph Gordon, Stephen Kauk
Knox Waterloo: CCLI License 2580326. One license A-713805 Images and videos used with permission.