the Bulletin: St A's Sunday Service sheet & weekly newsletter

Sunday 1 April 2018             Easter Day

 Introduction based on John 20 : 1-8                                

Hymn 266:    The strife is o’er

Leader:         Christ is risen. Alleluia

People:         HE IS RISEN INDEED

Welcome and Family Time

Hymn:           Shine Jesus Shine (Lord the light of your love is shining)

Children

Prayers and sung Lord’s Prayer (our Father God, in heaven your dwelling place)

Hymn 264: Jesus Christ is risen today

Readings: 1 Corinthians 15 ; 3-11

Mark: 16 : 1-8

Sermon

Offertory Hymn: Christ is Alive

Communion 

 

People         It is right to give our praise and thanks

Leader           It is right . . .  we praise your name and join in                     

                   their unending hymn

ALL                Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might, heaven and              earth are full of your glory. Hosanna in the highest, Blessed is                the One who comes in the name of our God. Hosanna in the              highest.

Leader          You are holy . . . and made us new people.

Communion Hymn: Christ let us come with you

Responses

Leader Great is the mystery of our faith
Dying

People You destroyed our death

Leader Rising

People You restored our life

ALL Lord Jesus, come in glory

Prayer . . . let us share together the proclamation of our faith

ALL Christ has died

Christ IS risen

Christ WILL come again

Distribution of elements

Prayer after communion

Holy gracious . . . promise of life is made tangible

ALL We have rested in the depths of your love

We have tasted your nourishing, nurturing presence

We accept you into our bodies, into our lives

Together at this table you have offered us life

Together, by your grace, we accept the life you offer

and we give you thanks. Amen.

Closing Hymn 275: Christ the Lord is risen today

Blessing and threefold amen

 

 

PRAYER SPOT:

Luke 23:34  ‘Father forgive them….’

Unforgiveness and bitterness harboured in a life..can cause

headaches, digestive problems, anxiety, depression,

cognitive disorders and increase the risk of heart disease,

cancer and stroke.

Pray for those who find it hard to forgive and forget.

 

 

 

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

                                          

Parish Council wish to call a Congregational meeting on

Sunday 22nd April, following the morning service.

This will be to present to the Congregation a Proposal

on Stated Supply, for a part time Minister, for a set period of two years.

 

 

Theo’s Stall:  25 March 2018 $45.00

 

                              

REMINDER TO MEMBERS OF THE SINGING GROUP

 

Practice next Saturday 7th April, 4.pm

Singing Sunday 8th April

 

Senior Citizens Concert -

Wednesday 11 April

 

Wesley Centre 2pm - 4pm

 

 

 

THIS WEEK

 

Sunday 1   April

                                 Easter Sunday  with John  - 10am

                           Samoan Congregation - noon

Thursday 5        Coffee, Craft  & Chat Group - 9.30am - Rm 6

                               Joy Club - 5pm

Saturday 7         St Andrew’s singing group practice - 4pm

NEXT WEEK

Sunday 8       Morning Worship - 10am

                       Samoan Congregation - noon

Tuesday 10      Property Committee - 7.30pm

Thursday 12    Coffee, Craft and Chat Group - 9.30am in Rm 6

 

 

Rosters: 1 April 2018

 

Welcoming: John & Audrey S

Organist:      David Garnham

Readers:        Rose Pelvin

                      Jennifer Willis

OHP:             Raewyn Buchanan

Stall:              Ralph & Jane

Flowers:        Katherine Bailey

Morning Tea: Tilly Hadfield

                        + Volunteer Please

Sound System: Tom Willis

 

8 April 2018

 

WelcomingOrganist:     Readers

OHP:              

Stall:         

Flowers:     

Morning Tea:

                       

Sound System: John Bailey

 

 

 

 

 


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 WE WELCOME VISITORS  STAY FOR FELLOWSHIP OVER A CUP OF TEA OR COFFEE
Ineterim Moderator
Rev. Derek Harding

peripatetic.padre@gmail.com

Parish Office:
Open:     9 am to 12 noon
5 Henry Street      Ph: 578 7119

Parish Clerk:
Raewyn Buchanan 
Ph: 578 4576
    
email:  st.andrews.church@xtra.co.nz
Web site: www.standrewsblenheim.org.nz

 

 

 

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