HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

 

Father's Day
Fourth Sunday After Pentecost

June 16, 2013

9:30 a.m.                        

Pastor Ray Speakman cell # 814-450-3150       Email
http://www.hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com   prayerrequest@hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com
   
   
THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE

TESTIMONY TIME

Gathering Hymn  " He Has Made Me Glad"

Share something God has done in your life.
The Faith We Sing #2270  lyrics GOD’S WORD AND OUR RESPONSE

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CHILDREN’S CHAT

PRELUDE  (silently prepare for worship)

OLD TESTAMENT  LESSON  Genesis 37:1-10
  L: The Word of God for the people of God.

*CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively)

P: Thanks be to God !

One: Our relationships with our fathers are complicated.

MESSAGE  “Dreams”  Carl Williams

Many: For some of us, our father's love is like God's love
 - too long, too wide, to strong to measure.

 

One: All of us are shaped by the relationship or lack of relationship with our fathers.

OUR  PRAYER  AND  MEDITATION  WITH  GOD

All: On this day when we remember what it means to have a father
or to be a father, we recognize the importance of fathers
in our communities. We pledge as a congregation to love
and nurture the fathers among us so that they will manifest the love
of God in all that they do.

SHARING OUR PRAISES AND CONCERNS

  MORNING PRAYER

*HYMN OF PRAISE  "Because he Lives" (Hymnal) #364  lyrics

WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING
  OFFERTORY Hymn "I've Got Peace Like A River" TFWS #2145 lyrics
*OPENING PRAYER
Loving God, you who are our father and our mother,
we thank you that you have shown us how important it is
to follow your example as we grow in faith.
Teach us to be obedient to your will, respecting you as children ought.
Thank you for your mercy despite our disobedience.
Strengthen us to stand up against the challenges of this world,
honoring your name and trusting your grace.
In the Name of your Son, we pray.
Amen.

 
DOXOLOGY #95
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
HYMN OF DEDICATION   #128“ He Leadeth Me, O Blessed Thought"  lyrics
BENEDICTION
DISMISSAL   #572 "Pass it On" (Hymnal )  lyrics

PRAISE TIME

PASSING OF THE PEACE
"Blessed Assurance"     #369    lyrics As you leave the sanctuary, please extend signs of friendship and peace.
Pass the blessings of Christ to each other.
"Victory in Jesus"         #370     lyrics
   
NOTE * indicates standing if you are able.
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Next Food Distribution will be Wednesday, June 19th from 11am til food is gone.
Prayer Time Thursday at 12:30 at San Juan
 
Pray for our Annual Conference that will be held at Grove City June 13 - 16 and for Kathy Fuller, Mary Adams, and Pastor Ray who will represent us.
 
Pray & help with Ramp Blitz on June 21 & 22.
Pray for those attending camp this summer, for their safety & relationship to Christ.
 
 
 
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