HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

The First Sunday after Epiphany

THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE

January 12,  2014

9:30 a.m.                        

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


GATHERING  SONG  "Into My Heart" (both verses)
  # 2160 TFWS
 lyrics

ANNOUNCEMENTS 
PRELUDE
 

* CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively)

 L: The wise men followed the star to its resting place.
P: And when they saw the child, they fell down and worshiped !
L:
Then opening their treasurers, they gave Him gifts.
P: For this King of the Jews was the redeemer of all nations!
 

* HYMN OF PRAISE #206"I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light"
(all five verses) lyrics

*UNISON PRAYER
Holy God of Israel, You have sent a Messiah bringing
redemption, not just for His own people, but for all
humankind.  Let us behold Him with those ancient visitors
from the East: that, seeing His glory and recognizing
His majesty, we may bow in wonder and depart to witness.
In His holy name we pray.
Amen


PRAISE TIME
Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne” # 2100 TFWS    lyrics
Carol of the Epiphany” # 2094 (The Faith We Sing) lyrics


 


CHILDREN’S CHAT


TESTIMONY TIME (Share what God is doing in your life)


GOSPEL  LESSON Matthew 2: 1-12

L: The Word of God for the people of God.
P: Thanks be to God !

SERMON
“S A Star and Another Dream”  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  # 254  “We Three Kings ” lyrics

*BENEDICTION

*DISMISSAL  # 251  “Go, Tell It on the Mountain” lyrics
 ( refrain only: twice)
 

*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
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Food Pantry is  Wednesday January 22nd from 11am - 1pm

AD Council meeting is Jan 18th at 10 a.m.
 
 
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