Grafton Lutheran Church (ELCA)
“To Tell of God’s Love and Serve All God’s People”
Easter Sunday 10:00am April 8, 2012
Resurrection of Our Lord!
Welcome to our Worship Celebration!
We join together as God’s people to be nourished by God’s gifts and to offer our
thanks and praise. Let us extend a warm welcome to our new and familiar
friends in Christ.
The Holy Spirit calls us together as the people of God.
Call to Worship
*Hymn “Jesus Christ Is Risen Today” #365 [w/JuBellation]
Choir Anthem “Awake! Arise! Go Forth” Worship Choir
*Hymn of Praise pg.187
*Prayer of the Day screen
God speaks to us in scripture reading, preaching and song.
First Reading Isaiah 25:6-19
Psalm Ps 118:1-2, 14-24
Second Reading 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
*Gospel Acclamation pg.188
*Gospel Mark 16:1-8
Sermon Pastor Chris
*Hymn of the Day “Thine Is the Glory” #376
God feeds us with the presence of Christ.
*Offertory Prayer screen
*The Great Thanksgiving “Holy, Holy” pg.190
*Words of Institution
*Lord’s Prayer screen
Distribution Music “Lamb of God” pg. 191
“The Day of Resurrection” JuBellation
“My Jesus, I Love Thee” JuBellation
“Alleluia! Sing to Jesus” #392
God blesses us and sends us in mission to the world.
*Prayer & Blessing
*Sending Song “I Know That My Redeemer Lives!” #619 (vv.1,2,5,8)
The Radio Broadcast today is in memory of Loved Ones
given by Phyllis Bohlman
Please join us for Easter Brunch in the Social Hall
after the service - free-will offering!
What’s Happening This Week at GLC
Today No Sunday School
9:00am Easter Brunch—everyone welcome! Free-will offering
No Coffee & Fellowship
Mon. Office Closed!
Tues. 10:30 Pastor’s Conference Gathering @ Our Savior’s in Grafton
3:30pm Bible Study & Coffee at Leisure Estates
Wed. 9:00am Recycle pick-up day
12:30pm Circle #4 at Jeanne Monson’s
2:00pmCircle #2&3 at Hancock
5:30pm JuBellation practice
6:30pm Worship Choir practice
Thurs. 9:45am Circle #1 at Marion Lapp’s
Friday 12:30pm Quilting
Sat. Progressive Dinner (for those signed up)
Next Sun. 9:00am Sunday School
11:00am Coffee & Fellowship in Social Hall
4/12 6:00pm Raise Your Paws For Pets fundraiser at the Alerus
4/13-4/14 7:00pm 4th—6th Grade Retreat at PRBC*
4/14 9:00am Spring Cluster Meeting at Walhalla Lutheran
4/15 11:00am—1:30pm Turkey Dinner at St. John’s Lutheran in
9:00am—1:30pm Breakfast Benefit for Jim Duerre at St. John’s
the Evangelist Church in Grafton
4:00pm—7:00pm Spring Supper @ Langdon United Lutheran
4/16 12:00pm—6:00pm Blood Drive @ Grafton Lutheran)
4/17 6:30pm Unity Medical Center Foundation Spring Banquet
4/18-19 11:30am—1:00pm Relay for Life Used Book/Media Sale at Unity
4/27 4:00pm—6:30pm Klub Supper at GLC
4/29 10:30am—1:30pm Pancake Dinner at PRBC*
5/12 8:00am—12:00pm Youth Rummage Sale at Grafton Lutheran
9:30am Lil’ Sprouts Day Camp at PRBC (1st - 3rd Grades)
5/20 5:00pm Mother & Son Banquet (tickets available April 29th)
*check out the Park River Bible Camp website: www.parkriverbiblecamp.org
The 2012 summer brochure is now available on line or pick one up in the narthex.
Save the date: The date for this year’s Progressive Dinner is Saturday, April
14th! Tickets are $15 each will be available for the last time before today!
The Christ in our Home devotionals for April, May, June can be picked up in the
narthex or church office.
Please claim Lost & Found items or forgotten pans & dishes in the Social Hall!
Camperships to the Park River Bible Camp are available by getting your camp
application form signed in the church office—early registration fees apply
until May 1st!
Walsh County Head Start is in need of volunteers to assist with classroom
tasks, assisting staff with lunchroom supervision and interacting with students.
Head Start staff will work with your schedule to determine the days/hours that work
best for you. Contact Susan at 352-0450 for more information.
If you would like to donate baked goods for the Jim Duerre Benefit on Sunday
April 15th, you can bring them to St. John’s on Saturday or Sunday. Thank you!
The Mission of the Month for April is the Walsh County Domestic Violence
Center in Grafton. We will be taking a special offering next Sunday.
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