HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

Fifth Sunday in Lent

One Great Hour of Sharing

THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE

April 6,  2014

9:30 a.m.                        

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

GATHERING  SONG
  “ Seek Ye First ” 405 Hymnal ~ both verses  lyrics

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRELUDE

*CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively) based on Psalm 62: 5—8
 
L: For God alone my soul waits in silence,
P: For my hope is from God, who alone is my rock and my
salvation, my fortress. I shall not be shaken.
L: On God rests my deliverance and my honor; my mighty rock,
my refuge is God.
P: Trust in God at all times, O people. Pour out your heart
before God who is a refuge for us !

*HYMN OF PRAISE # 519 “Lift Every Voice and Sing” lyrics

*PRAYER OF CONFESSION # 891 (Unison)

PRAISE TIME
“Jesus, the Hope” (see insert)




“Whispering Hope” (see insert)

 

CHILDREN’S  CHAT

SCRIPTURE  LESSON  Ezekiel 37: 1—14
L: The Word of God for the people of God.
P: THANKS  BE  TO  GOD !

SERMON “Always Hope” Pastor Ray

THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION

INVITATION (Pastor)

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING  (Hymnal: page # 9 ~ Responsively)

GIVING THE BREAD AND CUP

PRAYER AFTER COMMUNION (Hymnal: page # 11 ~ middle)
UNISON
WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING
OFFERTORY
*DOXOLOGY # 95
*PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE (Sentence Prayers)

*HYMN OF DEDICATION # 368 “My Hope Is Built” lyrics

*BENEDICTION

*DISMISSAL # 507 “Through It All” lyrics

*PASSING OF THE PEACE ~ As you leave the sanctuary, please extend signs of friendship and peace.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Saturday, April 12th, 8AM final Men’s Lenten Communion Breakfast at Wesley UMC 3308 South Street, Wesleyville. Call in your reservations to 899-3302.
Session 3 of Just Walk Across the Room at 10 AM & 7 PM on
Tuesday, April 15th at Simpson Cascade UMC (Session 4 April 29)
Maundy Thursday Service of Holy Communion at 7:30 PM at Kingsley UMC located at 913 Cranberry Street.
Good Friday Tenebrae Service at 7:00 PM on Friday, April 18 hosted
by the Glenwood UMC on corner of Myrtle and Peach Streets.
NO Ad. Council Meeting in April Next meeting is May 17th at 10 AM
Please turn in Newsletter items to Carl EARLY and surprise him !

LOOKING AHEAD:

District Conference this year will be from 2:00—5:00 PM on Sunday, April 27 hosted by Conneautville UMC

ANNUAL CONFERENCE will be June 5,6,7, & 8 at Grove City

 
PRAY
Pray for our church, especially for fundraising to help children go to camp and for our Summertime Ministry Program. Pray also that
violence in our city will decrease. Pray for those served by our Food Pantry, that they would also have a hunger for God in their lives.
 
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