We Gather in God’s Presence

Gathering songs: Praise team


*Call to Worship litany

*God greets us and we greet one another

*Opening song: See, What a Morning

We Celebrate God’s Grace

Ancient Easter Prayer: The Exult

Song: PH 388 Christ the Lord Is Risen Today

Easter Praise readings:

Isaiah 25:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15, Romans 8

Kids’ Choir: Happy Day

Children’s Message: Wayne Bouwman
Preschool children are dismissed

We Hear God’s Word

Scripture: Luke 24:13-36

Message: It is true! The Lord is risen!


We Respond with Humble Gratitude

*Song of response: In Christ Alone

Congregational Prayer

Offering: General Fund & Mission support for Mark & Selina Patterson

We Go Out to Serve

*God’s Blessing

*Doxology: Joyful – The One Who Saves


Today’s offering 

Is for Mission support for Mark & Selina Patterson.

Next Sunday’s offering 

Is for Christian Schools International in support of Christian Education week.

Operation Manna: 

What happens when our church partners with Operation Manna? On Sunday, May 4th, we will join with churches across Canada to gather an offering for this cause, a program of Diaconal Ministries Canada. To help you learn more about this program we will distribute a special brochure next Sunday that highlights how your gifts will be used this year to support local communiy ministries. For more information, please go to www.diaconal