13 April 2021

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Gathering Music

“Trusty and True” by Damien Rice

Hayoung Kang

Greeting

Kelsey Wallace

Welcome to chapel! We are glad you’ve come to worship and pray with us. During the service, we ask that you keep yourself muted so that everyone can hear our worship leaders. You are welcome to turn your camera on or leave it off. If you’d like to follow along you can find the order of worship at http://www.drewchapel.com. We invite you to greet one another in the chat.

Come, let us worship God together.

Opening Song

“Gather Us In”

Hayoung Kang

Reading

John 20:19-31

Thurselle Chisolm-Williams

19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. 21 Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” 22 When he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.”

24 But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nails in his hands, and put my finger in the mark of the nails and my hand in his side, I will not believe.”

26 A week later his disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were shut, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 27 Then he said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it in my side. Do not doubt but believe.” 28 Thomas answered him, “My Lord and my God!” 29 Jesus said to him, “Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe.”

30 Now Jesus did many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book. 31 But these are written so that you may come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life in his name.

Homily

“What are Our Marks?”

Bishop Suda Devadhar

Time of Reflection

Brendan Fox

Communion Liturgy

Bishop Suda Devadhar

Musical Response

Mark Miller

Prayer

Written by Bishop Suda Devadhar. Read by Rev. Dr. J. Terry Todd

God, the doors were locked in the house where fearful and bewildered disciples were hiding. Jesus came and stood among them and said: “Peace be with you.” He showed them his hands and his side: the marks of his suffering, the cost of his love, the way to life through death, and they rejoiced. But then Jesus made it clear that he did not offer peace only to leave them huddled under cover. He came to send them out. Peace was the blessing. Love, was the purpose. Spirit was the gift. Telling the scandalous good news was the mission for which he had been sent and was now sending them. Risen Christ, come to us in the places where we’ve locked ourselves up behind closed doors. Bless us, with your peace, and grant us courage to be bearers your radical and life-giving good news! We ask this in the name of the Risen Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, now and forever. Amen.

Blessing

Bishop Suda Devadhar

Sending

Mark Miller

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