HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

 

Second Sunday After Pentecost
In Kingdomtide

June 2, 2013

9:30 a.m.                        

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

Time for Silent Reflection

THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE PRAISE TIME (both from The Faith We Sing)

Gathering Chorus

" Jesus, We Are Here"

“Change My Heart, O God” # 2152
 

 The Faith We Sing #2273

“Come, Share the Lord” # 2269
 

 

TESTIMONY TIME

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Share something God has done in your life.

PRELUDE  (silently prepare for worship)

GOD’S WORD AND OUR RESPONSE
  CHILDREN’S CHAT

*CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively)

GOSPEL LESSON Matthew 28: 16 - 20

L: The welcoming approach of Jesus Christ

L: The Word of God for the people of God.

P: Becomes our welcome to all who worship in this church.

P: Thanks be to God !

L: The inspiring words of Jesus Christ.

 

P: Become our words of assurance and forgiveness, and our call to avoid a judgmental stance.

SERMON  “His Last Command: Our First Concern”  Pastor Ray

L: The faithful way of Jesus Christ.

 

P: Becomes our way of acceptance and challenge, and our concern for the powerless and the depressed.

THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION

L: The compassionate ministry of Jesus Christ.

INVITATION (Pastor)
CONFESSION AND PARDON (Hymnal ~ page # 12)
THE GREAT THANKSGIVING (page # 13 ~ Responsively)

P: Becomes our response to His sacrifice on the cross,
Our ministry of healing, listening, and caring.

GIVING THE BREAD AND CUP
WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING

*HYMN OF PRAISE  "We Are the Church" (Hymnal) #558

OFFERTORY

*PRAYER OF CONFESSION (Responsively) DOXOLOGY #95
L: We are quick to see the faults and failings of others, yet we are slow to admit our own shortcomings. PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
P: Gracious God, open our eyes.  *PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE (Sentence Prayers)
L: We are quick to make clear our own achievements and successes, yet slow to affirm others in their time of achievement HYMN OF DEDICATION
#571“ Go, Make of All Disciples"
P: Gracious God, make us confidence builders.
BENEDICTION
 
DISMISSAL         #2129 "I have Decided to Follow Jesus" (The Faith We Sing)
L: We are quick to point out those aspects of church life that need changing,
yet slow to offer our commitment to the life of the faith community.
 
P: Gracious God, unite us in service. 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:
Next Food Distribution will be Wednesday, June 5th from 11am til food is gone.
Prayer Time Thursday at 12:30 at San Juan
You are invited to Wesley UMC on Station Road in Wesleyville on Tuesday, June 4th at 7 PM to hear the Watoto Children’s Choir
Consider sponsoring Carl Williams for the Highmark walk on June 8th (proceeds support EUMA ~ Alliance)
 
 
 
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