Good Shepherd Sunday – May 3rd, Fourth Week in Easter

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  • Greeting
  • Hymn 388 “Be Not Afraid”
  • Prayer of the Day
  • First Reading: Acts 2:42-47
  • Psalm 23
  • Second Reading: 1 Peter 2:19-25
  • Gospel Acclamation
  • Gospel: John 10:1-10
  • Sermon
  • Hymn of the Day “The Good Shepherd”
  • Prayers of the People
  • Invitation to communion
  • Communion
  • Communion Hymn “Lamb of God”
  • Blessing
  • Special Music – Sheryl Immanuel, soloist: Yehova Yire (sung in Tamil)

Communing at home? Take a picture! We would love to receive pictures of the bread and wine that you’re using at home for your Communion so that we can vary the images we display in our videos. If you feel that you set a nice Communion table, please snap a picture and email it to Carolyn at

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We encourage you to share the Peace of Christ with your neighbors by calling them, e-mailing them, or reaching out through FaceBook.