HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

 
Pastor Mary Stewart  Home# 814-897-0991   - cell# 814-881-9141 email - mcstewart@roadrunner.com
http://www.hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com   prayerrequest@hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com       office -  814-453-6041

Lectionary Readings: Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 65 (UMH 789);
2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14

GATHERING HYMN                                                              UMH #393
“Spirit of the Living God”
 

*Call to Worship                                                                     

Leader:   Come now to worship with confidence before our God for we know that nothing can separate us from the love of God.

People:  Hunger cannot.

Leader:   Hardship cannot.

People:  Death cannot.

Leader:   People cannot.

People:  The ways of the world cannot.

Leader:   Nothing in all creation can separate us from the love of God.

People:  Let us worship our most amazing God!

 

*Hymn of Praise                                                     UMH #110

“A Mighty Fortress Is Our God”

 

*Invocation (Unison)          

We desire our worship to be from pure hearts.  We desire your name to be made great that all the earth would know you.  We desire our songs and words to praise you with all that we have to give. Our worship, our songs, our words are about you and for you. Guide us as we worship. Amen.

 

*Praise Choruses

                                        “Awesome God”                TFWS #2040

                          “Come and Find the Quiet Center”  TFWS #2128

 

               WE TALK TO GOD THROUGH PRAYER

 

Praises, Joys and Concerns

 

Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth,
as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,

the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

 

 

 

Psalm 65            “Now Thank We All Our God”       UMH #102

Psalm 65                    verses 1-4

“Now Thank We All Our God”                          verse 1

Psalm 65                    verses 5-8

“Now Thank We All Our God”                          verse 2

Psalm 65                   verses 9-13

“Now Thank We All Our God”                          verse 3

 

CELEBRATING OUR GIFTS

 

Offering of Tithes and Gifts to the Lord

 

Doxology and Prayer of Thanksgiving

                                         “Give Thanks”                  TFWS #2036

 
CELEBRATING THE WORD

 

Children’s Time

Old Testament Lesson           Joel 2:23-32            page 832-833

Gospel Lesson               Luke 18:9-14                     page 955-956

Sermon                     Life has two pockets”              Pastor Mary

 

*Closing Hymn       “It’s Me, It’s Me, O Lord”         UMH #352

 

*Dismissal With Blessing

Worship Helpers for October:

Greeter— Ruby Hull Announcer—Melissa Washe
 
Scripture—Mary Adams Ushers—Walter Porter/Youth

Counters—Margaret Harrison and Sandy Stewart
                                         Announcements:

Sunday, October 30  9:30 a.m. Worship  10:45 a.m. Sunday School

Tuesday, November 1 12:00 noon Food Pantry Volunteer Meeting

Wednesday, November 2 9:00 a.m. Pick up Food   12:30 p.m. Food Distribution

Sunday, November 6 9:30 a.m. Worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday School
 
 
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