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Effective July 12, 2011:
Christ Church is an Open and Affirming -ONA- Congregation!
We're No. 1,001 UCC congregation in the nation to adopt ONA.
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Christ Church -- Changing lives inside and out, through Christ
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Christ Church
 is a Federated congregation, 
United Methodist Church and
United Church of Christ

Christ Church
6 Dane Street
P.O.Box 87
Kennebunk ME 04043
207 985-4494

Please join us in person or online at 9:15 am, at West Kennebunk UMC, 160 Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk or at Goodwins Mills UMC, 55 Church St., Lyman in person at 11:00 am. ALL are welcome!

Please come this Sunday, March 26, 2023. Rev. Ed shares the message The Resurrection Power of Jesus.

We are following the ME CDC guidelines. Masks are not required; however, we do have masks available if you should want one. We reserve the right to change this request at any time.  If you are not feeling well, please stay home and join us on Zoom.

Worship Service
Beacon of Hope Cooperative Parish
Christ Church Federated
Rev. Ed Bove
March 26, 2023

Gathering in Praise

Gathering Music                                                           Warren King


Breath Prayer Practice: Come Spirit of peace and life
(Please recite out loud with each breath, 3X)

Opening Prayer:
God of Resurrection,
May we not live into the limitations of our bodies, but live into the unlimited power of the Spirit within us- your Spirit, O God. May we see ourselves as you see us, so that we can face the future with hope and confidence. Be with us here and now. In the name of your Son, Jesus our Christ, we pray. Amen.

Celebration Song

Romans 8: 6-11 (The Realm of Spirit)
John 11: 1-45 (Lazarus Raised from the Dead)

Message:   The Resurrection Power of Jesus

Celebration Song        

Prayers of the People
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer

Tithes and Offerings
Doxology                                                                       UMH #95
Prayer over the plates

Serving Christ at Home and in the World

Sending Prayer
Creator God,
As we leave this space, may we embrace being prophets, healers, and heralds of the Good News in Christ Jesus. Enkindle our hearts, so that others may see what you have done in us, and hear your call on their lives. This is our prayer. Amen.

Benediction and Sending Forth

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