Easter Resources


    An Easter Sunday worship service will be broadcast on YouTube on Sunday, April 12, at 11 a.m. Please share this link with your friends, family, and congregation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zp65TI6ub3k&feature=youtu.be

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    In this time of the coronavirus pandemic, we gather as Easter people, united as one, and declare, “Christ is risen, Christ is risen, indeed!”

    Order of Worship

    A WELCOME MESSAGE: Bishop LaTrelle Easterling

    PRELUDE: “Lento" from Airs for Trumpet by Georg Philipp Telemann

    CALL TO WORSHIP: Frederick Douglas Powe, III, Rev. Sherri Wood-Powe, Rev. Kyle Durbin

    OPENING HYMN: “Christ The Lord Is Risen Today”


    OPENING PRAYER: Rev. Kyle Durbin

    SPECIAL MUSIC: Revelation 19, BWC Choral Trio with Keys and Drums

    PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION: Rev. Sherri Wood-Powe

    SCRIPTURE: Matthew 28:1-10 (CEB)
    Rev. Sherri Wood-Powe, Rev. Kyle Durbin, Frederick Douglas Powe, III

    SERMON: “Faith Greater Than Our Fear,” Bishop LaTrelle Easterling 

    HYMN OF RESPONSE: “Give Me Jesus," Kehembe V. Eichelberger

    “It is Well With My Soul,” David Wise and the TenTwoSix Music Group

    PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE: Christie Latona

    *** A Moment for Silent Prayer***

    CLOSING HYMN: “HE LIVES,”  UMH310, BWC Choral Trio with Organ

    BENEDICTION: Bishop LaTrelle Easterling

    POSTLUDE: “Hallelujah Chorus,” from Messiah by George Fridrich Handel, Severna Park UMC Choir, Organ & Chamber Orchestra

    Worship Resources


    We have provided links to the hymns and spirituals that were sung. You have permission to use these as you wish with proper citation.

    Christ The Lord Is Risen TodayRevelation 19Give Me Jesus | He Lives | Hallelujah Chorus

    easter Candle 

    On this Easter and in the season ahead, we invite you to create a sacred space and moment in your home by lighting a candle.

    Why we light an Easter Candle

    Thank you:

    We offer our thanks for the ministries of Rev. Kyle Durbin and Rev. Sherri Wood-Powe, worship team leaders; Myca Jones, videographer; Rev. Andre R. Briscoe, Jr., and Chris Dillard, musical directors; Richard Demy, sound engineer; Clint Murray, Severna Park UMC Director of AV; Olivia Gross, altar designer; and Alison Burdett, graphic artist.

    And our musicians:
    BWC Choral Trio: Kehembe Eichelberger, Holley Phillips, Christopher Dillard
    Brian Sanders, Trumpet
    Andre R. Briscoe, Jr., Organ and Keyboard
    Nicola Patterson, Organ 
    Gerald White, Jr., Percussion
    The Baltimore Brass Quintet 
    Severna Park United Methodist Church Choir 


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