HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN


 

Pastor Mary Stewart  Home# 814-897-0991   - cell# 814-881-9141 email - mcstewart@roadrunner.com
http://www.hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com   prayerrequest@hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com       office -  814-453-6041
Today’s Lectionary Readings: Acts 9:36-43; Psalm 23;
Revelation 7:9-17; John 10:22-30
GATHERING HYMN         TFWS #2271     “Come, Come, Everybody Worship”

*Call to Worship     

                                                                

Leader:       We gather as a people of faith.

Right:          Knowing we can bring our questions to this haven of safety.

Leader:        We gather as a people of faith.

Left:            Seeking to follow the footsteps of Christ.

Leader:        We gather as a people of faith.

Right:          Trusting in the goodness of God.

Left:            We gather as a people of faith knowing, seeking and
       trusting.

All:               With our doubts and our certainties, let us life our voices in
       praise!

 

 

*Hymn of Praise                                                                 UMH #176

“Majesty, Worship His Majesty”

 

*INVOCATION
Holy God, we gather for worship marveling at your splendor and majesty and grateful for your presence with us. We lift high your name as the name that is worthy above all other names to be honored, glorified and exalted. Inhabit our praise and receive our worship, we pray, as the offering of our hearts given in gratitude for your love at work in our lives. Amen.
 

*PRAISE “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High” TFWS #2088 (x2)
“Jesus, Name Above All Names” TFWS #2071
 

 

WE TALK TO GOD THROUGH PRAYER

Psalter Reading              Psalm 23                Hymnal page 754

 

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

NEW TESTAMENT LESSON      Acts 9:36-43                pew Bible page 1001

Leader: The word of God for the people of God.
People: Thanks be to God.

SERMON “Stitches of Love” Pastor Mary


CLOSING HYMN “He Touched Me” UMH #367

*DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING




 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

April Worship Helpers:
Announcer:  Melissa Washe  Greeter: Michelle Retzer  Scripture Bill Stewart  Ushers: Walter Porter and Youth 
Counters:
Margaret Harrison & Kathy Fuller

Sunday, April 17
9:30 a.m. Worship
10:45 a.m. Sunday School
Lay Servant Classes
Tuesday, April 19
10 a.m. Food Pantry Meeting
Wednesday, April 20
9 a.m. Pick up perishables
Noon-2 p.m. Food Distribution

 

Thursday, April 21
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Senior Food Boxes
Friday, April 22
9 a.m. Food Pick up
5-7 p.m. Girl Scout Troup #30479 Brownies and Daisies
Sunday, April 24
9:30 a.m. Worship
10:45 a.m. Sunday School
Lay Servant Classes

 
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