HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE

February 16,  2014

9:30 a.m.                        

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


  GATHERING  SONG  “For God So Loved the World”

For God so loved the world, He gave His only Son,
To die on Calvary’s tree, from sin to set me free.
Some day He’s coming back. What glory that will be!  
Wonderful His love to me.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRELUDE


 *CALL  TO  WORSHIP (Responsively)

 L:  Let us worship the God of creation!

 P: Let us worship the God of love!

 L:  May God's blessings be upon us this day!

 P: May God's love ~ and ours ~ flow to all people!

*HYMN  OF  PRAISE  # 384
 “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” lyrics 

PRAISE  TIME

“The Gift of Love”  # 408  ~ Hymnal  lyrics

“His Banner Over Me Is Love”   
The Lord is mine and I am His. His banner over me is love.
The Lord is mine and I am His. His banner over me is love.
The Lord is mine and I am His. His banner over me is love.
His banner over me is love.
2 ~ He brought me to His banqueting table
3 ~ He is the vine and we are the branches
4 ~ Jesus is the rock of my salvation
 

CHILDREN’S  CHAT by our youth

TESTIMONY  TIME

SCRIPTURE  LESSON   Jeremiah 31: 1-3, 31 - 34
L: The Word of God for the people of God.
P: THANKS  BE  TO  GOD !

SERMON    “Love Promised”    Pastor Ray

OUR  PRAYER  AND  MEDITATION  WITH  GOD

SHARING  OUR  PRAISES  AND  CONCERNS 

MORNING  PRAYER  AND  THE  LORD’S  PRAYER 

WORSHIP  THROUGH  GIVING

OFFERTORY

*DOXOLOGY  # 94

*PRAYER  OF  THANKSGIVING

 *HYMN OF DEDICATION # 672  “God Be With You lyrics

*BENEDICTION

*DISMISSAL “Yes, Lord, Yes”
Yes, Lord, yes to Your will and to Your way.
Yes, Lord, yes. I will trust You and obey.
When Your Spirit speaks to me, with my whole heart I’ll agree,
And the answer will be yes, Lord, yes !

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

*POSTLUDE
 

*PASSING  OF  THE  PEACE
  As you leave the sanctuary, please extend signs of Friendship and Peace.  Pass the blessings of Christ to each other.
 
       NOTE:  * indicates standing if you are able
 

TODAY IS DEADLINE : LAY SERVANT ACADEMY

If you are interested in this year’s Lay Servant Academy, (formerly Lay Speakers’ School), the registration deadline is February 16th.
Please see Pastor Ray if you are interested for more detailed information and registration form. Cost is $25.00

Option 1 ~ Saegertown UMC on Sundays, March 9th through  April 6th from 2:00—4:00 PM

Option 2 ~ Asbury UMC, Waterford on Tuesdays from March 11th Through April 8th from 6:30—8:30 PM
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Remember to pray for our church and city daily !
Worship Christ Through the Arts Youth Program  is Sundays from 2pm to 4 pm. Please bring your children ages 5 to 18. For more info contact Brandy.
SOCKS FOR WOMEN - Please donate a NEW pair of socks to the Homeless women of the City Mission. There is a box in the church for donations.
Next Food Pantry day is Wednesday, Feb 19th from 11am - 1pm. We are gathering on Tuesday at 10am to pack bags for distribution. Help is always appreciated.
 
 
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