April 28, 2013 The Parish Festival

The Gathering of the Community
Silence is kept.

The Prayer of Preparation
Hymn: There is Joy in the Lord
The Collect

The Proclamation of the Word
The Revelation to John  21:1-6, From, The Message, Eugene Patterson
Choir: African Psalm
The Gospel: John. 13:31-35
 This Is Your Church – Report
Affirmation of Faith, cf Revelation 4.8,11;5.9;22.17,20

The Prayers of the People
The Peace

The Holy Eucharist
Hymn-at-the-offertory 460: Shine Jesus Shine
Prayer over the Gifts
The Great Thanksgiving - Eucharistic Prayer E
The Celtic Alleluia
The Lord's Prayer
The Breaking of the Bread
Lamb of God
- Holy Spirit, We Welcome You
- Amazing Grace, My Chains Are Gone
- The Spirit Song

The Scattering (Mark 4:20)
Hymn: The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me
Prayer after Communion
Silence is kept.
The deacon lights a large (green) candle and says a prayer.
The Blessing
Hymn 434: The Love of Jesus calls Us
During the final hymn the candle is taken out of the door.
The Scattering