HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

 

Pentecost

May 19, 2013

9:30 a.m.                        

Pastor Ray Speakman cell # 814-450-3150       Email
http://www.hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com   prayerrequest@hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com
THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE

GOD'S WORD AND OUR RESPONSE

Gathering Chorus

" Surely the Presence"

CHILDREN'S CHAT
 

Hymnal #328  lyrics

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GOSPEL LESSON
John 14: 8 – 17, 25-27

PRELUDE  (silently prepare for worship)

 L: The Word of God for the people of God
  P: Thanks be to God!

*CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively)

 

L: A rushing, violent windstorm -

SERMON  “Who’s Afraid of the Holy Ghost ?”   Pastor Ray

P: The Spirit is here !

 

L: The moving, startling tongues of fire -

OUR PRAYER AND MEDITATION WITH GOD

P: The Spirit is empowering !

 SHARING OUR PRAISES AND CONCERNS

L: The gathered, inspired followers of Jesus -
 

 MORNING PRAYER AND THE LORD’S PRAYER # 895 Hymnal

P: The Spriit brings us together hopefully, and will send us out faithfully!

WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING
*HYMN OF PRAISE  "Sweet, Sweet Spirit" Hymnal #334  lyrics  

*UNISON  PRAYER    

Soaring, flowing, dancing... the Holy Spirit leads us to praise. Searching, finding, changing, challenging ... the Holy Spirit calls us to faithfulness. Gently, calmly, simply, persistently... the Holy Spirit invites us to reflection. With perseverance, with encouragement, with joy, with urgency... the Holy Spirit moves us to action. Thanks be to God.
Amen.
OFFERTORY
DOXOLOGY #95
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
 
HYMN OF DEDICATION
 #500 “Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart"  lyrics
 
BENEDICTION
DISMISSAL         #664 "Sent Forth By God's Blessing (Verse 1 only) lyrics
 

PRAISE TIME
“Where the Spirit of the Lord Is”
# 2119 The Faith We Sing   lyrics

“Spirit of the Living God”
# 393 Hymnal   lyrics
 
PASSING OF THE PEACE
As you leave the sanctuary, please extend signs of friendship and peace.
Pass the blessings of Christ to each other.
TESTIMONY TIME
Share something God has done in your life.
 
 
   
   
NOTE * indicates standing if you are able.
 
District Conference is TODAY at 2:30 PM at the
Saegertown UMC
Next Food Distribution will be Wednesday, June 5th  from 11am - 1pm
Prayer Time Thursday at 12:30 at San Juan
Admin Council on Saturday, May 25th at 10am
Perry Parade 1PM
You are invited to Wesley UMC on Station Road in Wesleyville on Tuesday, June 4th at 7 PM to hear the Watoto Children’s Choir
 
 
 
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