HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTERTIDE

May 5, 2013

9:30 a.m.                        

Pastor Ray Speakman cell # 814-450-3150       Email
THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE

GOD'S WORD AND OUR RESPONSE

Gathering Chorus

"Lord, Be Glorified"

CHILDREN'S CHAT
 

#2150 The Faith We Sing

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GOSPEL LESSON      Luke 24: 13 - 35

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: Let us worship the God of the earthly Jesus.

SERMON "Incognito" Pastor Ray

P: Let us worship the God of the Risen Christ!

 

L: But let us also prepare ourselves to encounter that same Christ

THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION

P: Even when He is disguised as the least of our sisters and brothers.

INVITATION

 

PRAYER OF CONFESSION (Unison) Hymnal # 890

*HYMN OF PRAISE  # 315  "Come, Ye Faithful"

PARDON: Hear the good news" Christ died for us while we were yet sinners. This proves God's love towards us. In the name of Jesus Christ, you are forgiven.
  ALL: In the name of Jesus Christ, you are forgiven.
Glory to God. Amen

*PRAYER OF CONFESSION

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING (Responsively)  Hymnal # 16
ONE: God shows us that we can go beyond our self-imposed limits. WORDS OF INSTITUTION (Pastor)
ALL: As we try new skills and test new relationships. God goes with us. GIVING THE BREAD AND CUP
ONE: God strengthens us in unforeseen ways. WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING
ALL: In our acceptance of new realities, in our commitment to reflect and begin again, God goes with us. OFFERTORY
ONE: God will reveal unfaithful ways of daily living. DOXOLOGY #95
ALL: As we become aware of a mean and selfish spirit, and as we turn to compassion and giving, God is with us. PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
ONE: God broadens our horizons PRAYER OF THE PEOPLE (Sentence prayers of Praise and Petition by the congregation)
ALL: In our active concern for the poor and the powerless, in our neighborhood and in our world. God is with us. HYMN OF DEDICATION #707   "Hymn of Promise"

Time for Silent Reflection

BENEDICTION
  DISMISSAL          "Into My Heart"   #2160 (The Faith We Sing)

PRAISE TIME

PASSING OF THE PEACE
"What a Mighty God We Serve"  #2021 The Faith We Sing As you leave the sanctuary, please extend signs of friendship and peace.
Pass the blessings of Christ to each other.
"His Eye  is on the Sparrow" #2146 The Faith We Sing  
"Open Our Eyes, Lord #2086 The Faith We Sing  
   
NOTE * indicates standing if you are able.
Charge-Wide Pastor Parish Relations Committee will  meet 6:30 PM this Tuesday, May 7th at Simpson UMC
Next Food Distribution will be Wednesday, May 15th from 11am - 1pm
Prayer Time Thursday at 12:30 at San Juan
Voices of Women  Saturday May 18th at 11am at San Juan UMC (bring a dish to share)
Admin Council on Saturday, May 25th at 10am
District Conf. May 19th at 2:30 PM at Saegertown
 
 
 
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