Prior to the service, please set aside some type of bread—a piece from a loaf, pita, cracker, etc. and some type of juice. If you do not have juice available, use something else you can drink. You may want to have a cup or glass of drink for each member of your family or you may drink out of one cup. We will leave that decision up to you.
After the sermon, I will pray over the elements—mine and yours—and then direct us to receive them. We realize that this not our common means of sharing in this meal, but to engage in the sacrament, even this way, reminds us that the sacraments are significant to the unity of the church and to experiencing God’s grace.
We will begin with a video of a past Easter that will show the restoration of the church. We will sing Easter songs, read resurrection scriptures and see an archived recording of a group singing In the First Light. The service will conclude with our organist Judy Congdon playing Widor’s Toccata from Symphony No. 5, an HWC tradition for decades.