HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

ORDER OF WORSHIP

Thirteenth  Sunday After Pentecost

HELPERS:  Announcer Kathy Scripture Michelle Greeter  Ruby Ushers Walter/Harry Counters Margaret/ Michelle
Aug 23, 2015

9:30 a.m.                        

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

Lectionary Readings: 1 Kings 8: (1,6,10-11), 22-30, 41-43;
 Psalm 84; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69


GATHERING SONG   "I Will Call Upon the Lord" 
 #2002

*CALL TO WORSHIP Based on Psalm 84 .
Leader: How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of heaven's armies.
People: I long, yes, I faint with longing to enter the courts of the Lord.
Leader: With my whole being, body and soul, I will shout joyfully to the living God.
People: What joy for those who can live in your house, always singing your praises.
Leader: A single day in your courts is better than a thousand anywhere else!
People: For the Lord God is our sun and our shield. He gives us grace and glory.
Leader: The Lord will withhold no good thing from those who do what is right.
People: O Lord of heaven's armies, what joy for those who trust in you.
Leader: How lovely is your dwelling place, O Lord of heaven's armies.

 

*Hymn of Praise     “Come, Christian, Join to Sing” #158

 

*Invocation (Unison)

O God, we thank you for your Word and for the eternal truths that guide us day by day. We thank you most of all for the living Word, Jesus Christ, and the sureness of his presence. Teach us how to turn to you so that your thoughts may be our thoughts, and your ways our ways. Amen

*Praises
                               
"God Is Here Today”                       TFWS #2049

                                Shout to the Lord                       TFWS #2074

                                Sanctuary"                                 TFWS #2164

 

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, forever. Amen.

 

CELEBRATING OUR GIFTS


offering of tithes and gifts to the lord

 

Doxology and Prayer of Thanksgiving

 

CELEBRATING THE WORD

Children’s Time

 

SPECIAL MUSIC AND TESTIMONIES 

 

Prayer for Illumination

 

EPISTLE Lesson                                                Ephesians 6:10-20

Leader:  The word of God for the people of God.

People:  Thanks be to God.

Sermon                         “Armor of God”                  Pastor Mary

 

*CLOSING HYMN     "Onward Christian Soldiers"      # 575

 

*BENEDICTION
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Next week’s lectionary readings: Song of Songs 2:8-13; Psalm 45:1-2, 6-9; James 1:17-27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Simpson Cascade Church would like to cordially invite San Juan and Henderson Churches to our annual worship at Hamot Park on September 6th. Worship will begin at 10:00 a.m. and a picnic will follow. We will provide hot dogs and hamburgers and ask that families bring some type of snack, covered dish, or dessert.

Please let Pastor Mary know if you plan to attend—they would like an approximate number so they might plan approximate amount.

Pastor Mary will be at Olmsted the 24th – 26th
Food pick up Friday 28th at 9am Volunteers needed to unload.
Next Food Pantry is Wednesday Sept 9th from Noon – 2 pm
Emergency bags of food are available M-W-F- Noon – 1 pm

CROP WALK September 27th Get your forms as soon as possible. We are also taking orders for T shirts which will have Henderson UMC on them.
 

 
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