Welcome to ICYMI Worship! ICYMI stands for In Case You Missed It; our ICYMI series gives a brief snapshot of worship each week so that you can worship in your home, on the road, or wherever life takes you.
At Cross of Christ, our basic worship order is based on worship patterns from Hebrew traditions and biblical accounts of the earliest Christians: We GATHER with songs and prayer, We HEAR God’s word, We SHARE a meal of bread and wine, We are SENT into the world to love and serve. Let us know how this format works for you.
TODAY IS THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER
“10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord)”
PRAYER OF THE DAY
Generous God, your love is never ending, and your generosity knows no bounds. Inspire us to respond to the many blessings we receive from you with gratitude and joy as we share and serve in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Liberator, who lives and reigns with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
THIS WEEK’S READINGS
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, 23-24
THIS WEEK’S GOSPEL
PASTOR DAVE’S SERMON SNAPSHOT:
SONG OF THE DAY
“For the Fruit of All Creation”
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
“O Savior, Precious Savior”
On the night in which he was betrayed, our Lord Jesus took bread, and gave thanks; broke it, and gave it to his disciples, saying: Take and eat; this is my body, given for you. Do this for the remembrance of me. Again, after supper, he took the cup, gave thanks, and gave it for all to drink, saying: This cup is the new covenant in my blood, shed for you and for all people for the forgiveness of sin. Do this for the remembrance of me. All are welcome to receive Christ’s Body and Blood in the Bread and Wine of the Eucharist.
“Lord, I Lift Your Name on High”
By God’s grace, through faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, we are called to
Grow in Faith
Share the Gospel
Serve others, and
Thanks be to God!