Lay Ministry

Lay Ministry for April 27, 2014 (The Second Sunday of Easter)



8:00am Holy Eucharist

Eucharistic Minister                            Phelan McElwrath                

Lector                                                Laura Hoffman (Lessons below)

Ushers                                               Ray Branscome & Ricky Wilbourn

10:30am Holy Eucharist

Eucharistic Minister                            Gaby Brasher

Lector                                                George Miller (Lessons below)

Crucifer/Server                                   Trey Miller                        

Torch Bearers                                    John Lake Merriman & TBA

Elements                                           The Vaughan Family

Ushers                                               George Miller & Herman Caldwell

Punch ‘n’ Bunch                                 Candy Garrett       

Sunday School                                    Brad Garrett

Altar Guild                                         Glenda Branscome & Sandra Jones

Nursery                                              Tracey & Bentley Liles





Lesson 1:  Acts 2:14a,22-32

Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed the multitude, "You that are Israelites, listen to what I have to say: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with deeds of power, wonders, and signs that God did through him among you, as you yourselves know-- this man, handed over to you according to the definite plan and foreknowledge of God, you crucified and killed by the hands of those outside the law. But God raised him up, having freed him from death, because it was impossible for him to be held in its power. For David says concerning him, `I saw the Lord always before me, for he is at my right hand so that I will not be shaken; therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced; moreover my flesh will live in hope.  For you will not abandon my soul to Hades, or let your Holy One experience corruption.   You have made known to me the ways of life; you will make me full of gladness with your presence.'  "Fellow Israelites, I may say to you confidently of our ancestor David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. Since he was a prophet, he knew that God had sworn with an oath to him that he would put one of his descendants on his throne. Foreseeing this, David spoke of the resurrection of the Messiah, saying , `He was not abandoned to Hades, nor did his flesh experience corruption.'   This Jesus God raised up, and of that all of us are witnesses."


Second Lesson:  1 Peter 1:3-9

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who are being protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. In this you rejoice, even if now for a little while you have had to suffer various trials, so that the genuineness of your faith-- being more precious than gold that, though perishable, is tested by fire-- may be found to result in praise and glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed. Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, for you are receiving the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.






Debbie Morris

Parish Administrator


All Saints Episcopal Church

469 S. Main Street

P. O. Box 345

Grenada, MS  38902-0345


662-226-8234 (office)

662-226-0558 (fax)


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