HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

EASTER

THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE

April 20,  2014

9:30 a.m.                        

Pastor Ray Speakman cell # 814-450-3150       Email
http://www.hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com   prayerrequest@hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com

GATHERING  SONG
  “ He Is Lord ” 177 Hymnal  lyrics

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRELUDE

*CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively)
 
L: The discovery of courageous women at the tomb.
P:  Jesus is risen!
L: The voices of astounded disciples.
P: He is risen!
L: The joyful cry of Easter Christians down the ages.
P: Christ is risen!
L: Joy beyond joy; hope beyond hope; love beyond love;
    Yes, Christ is risen!
P: He is risen indeed! Alleluia!

*HYMN OF PRAISE #302 “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today” lyrics

*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH #888
   Affirmation from First Corinthians and Colossians

CHILDREN'S CHAT

HYMN # 322 "Up From the Grave He Arose" 
lyrics

TESTIMONY TIME
     Share what God has been doing in your life.

GOSPEL   LESSON  John 20: 1-18
L: The Word of God for the people of God.
P: THANKS  BE  TO  GOD !

SERMON “Jesus Transforms the Darkness Into Light” Pastor Ray

SHARING OUR PRAISES AND CONCERNS

MORNING PRAYER AND THE LORD'S PRAYER

WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING
OFFERTORY
*DOXOLOGY # 95
*PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

*HYMN OF DEDICATION # 310  “He Lives ” lyrics

*BENEDICTION

*DISMISSAL # 177 “He is Lord” lyrics

*PASSING OF THE PEACE ~ As you leave the sanctuary, please extend signs of friendship and peace.
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Thanks to those who brought flowers to beautify the sanctuary today!

Tues., April 29th Session 4 ~ Just Walk Across the Room at 10 AM & 7 PM hosted by Simpson Cascade UMC

Wed., May 7th  is next Food Pantry at 11 AM

WORSHIP  CHRIST  THROUGH  THE  ARTS YOUTH  PROGRAM is Sundays from 2 – 4 PM.  Contact Brandy or Michelle.

SHOE  DRIVE  (Round Two) April first through July first. Donated shoes must be fastened together with rubber bands.

19 children would like to go to CAMP this summer. 
 Please support fundraisers !

Campers  are having a CLOTHING  DRIVE.  Go through your closet.  Bring what you don’t have a need for that is in good condition.
Also, please rinse out and bring crushed aluminum cans.

CAMP  SUB  &  PIZZA  SALE now through June.  Orders for April must be in by April 29.  Pick up is May 3.  Cost is $ 5.00 for Subs and $3.00 for pizzas.

NO  April Ad. Council.  Next meeting is May 17th.

After church we are having an egg hunt for the children.   (photos)

 
 
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