God’s Family Worships
Easter Sunday 
April 17, 2022                                                                                    11:00 A.M.


Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed! Glory and honor, dominion and power be to God for ever and ever. 
Christ is risen! Alleluia! Amen.

The Fellowship of Praise

Prelude     Cameron Jones

*Call to Worship     Rev. Dr. Naomi Mitchell

Leader: Jesus is risen!  
Congregation: Jesus is risen indeed!
Leader: Now let us say that again with conviction. 
Congregation: JESUS IS RISEN! 
Leader What does this mean for us?
Congregation: New life! New hope! New us!
Leader: Come, let us worship our God who is full of surprises. 

*Hymn of Praise "Christ the Lord is Risen Today"
Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia!
Earth and heaven in chorus say, Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply, Alleluia!

*Invocation and Lord’s Prayer (debts/debtors)
*Gloria Patri #734
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The Fellowship of the Family of God

Greetings and Announcements
Pastor’s Welcome

The Fellowship of Giving
*Doxology #34
The Fellowship of Prayer & Joys and Concerns
Praise and Thanks
For the continued ministry of MPBC; and the love and support of our MPBC members and friends; for our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell and his family.
For Healing and Rehabilitation

Annette Adams; Annether Baines; Diane Brownlee; Patsy Browning; Beverly Capers (sister of Beatrice Haywood); Elizabeth Chelton (Granddaughter of Patsy Browning); Trisha Clark (granddaughter of Penny Lord); Neil Cunningham; The Goodman Family; Linda Guisewite (mother of Debbie Taylor); Floyd Hale and family; Priscilla Hall; Aretha Hampton; Shavon Harp (Niece of Annether Baines); 
The Haywood Family; The Healy/Chase Family; Jack & Penny Lord; Linda, Stephanie & Joan McCarty; John & Flora Mitchell (Pastor Joel’s parents); Sam and Karen Mitchell; Beverly Nickerson; Haile Selassie (son of Bruce and Rev. Francine White); Barbara Shriver (mother of Gretchen Shriver); Robert Soria (grandson of Susan Soria); Debbie and Mack Taylor; Cassandra Taylor (JFK owner); Michael Whaley; Jeremy Williams & Family; Ira Williams
For Guidance and Direction
For our MPBC family, our vision for the future, and for our young people 
For Watchcare
All of our service men and women serving and all of our veterans; All of our missionaries, who serve in all parts of the USA and in many parts of the world; For the President of the United States, Joe Biden. For all the people who have suffered through natural disasters; For the city of Chicago, that violence will cease.

Pastoral Prayer 

The Fellowship of the Word 

*Hymn "Rise Again" by the Barrett Sisters
Cause I'll rise, again
Ain't no power on earth can keep Me down
Yes I'll rise, again
Death can't keep Me in the ground
Scripture Readings    Rev. Dr. Naomi Mitchell
        Sermon          Rev Dr. Joel Mitchell 

The Sending Forth

*Closing Hymn “When We All Get to Heaven” 
When we all get to heaven
What a day of rejoicing that will be
When we all see Jesus
We'll sing and shout the victory

* Benediction

April Birthdays 

                                                                                                                         4/7 ROBIN HALE                                                                                                                                                                                                                               4/17 JACK LORD                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                 4/18 MICHAEL POULOSOPHOS                                                                                                                                                                                                                4/23 BEVERLY NICKERSON                                                                                                      4/24 NANCY DRING

                                                                                                      ANNIVERSARIES:                                                                                                                          4/8 ANGELO & JEANINE POULOSOPHOS       

April Bible Study Schedule:
4/27 @ 7PM
Here are 3 ways to participate
1.    Facebook Live on our church page 
(Facebook account required)
2.    Zoom – Meeting ID: 981 6156 4733
Passcode: B6gZ2L
3.      Phone in +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 981 6156 4733#  Passcode: 566807#

Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell, Pastor

11024 S. Bell Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60643


Morgan Park

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