HENDERSON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WEEKLY BULLETIN

FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTERTIDE

MOTHER'S DAY

THE GATHERING OF GOD'S PEOPLE

May 11  2014

9:30 a.m.                        

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

GATHERING  SONG
  “ Spirit Song ” 347 (Verse 1) lyrics
ANNOUNCEMENTS
PRELUDE

*CALL TO WORSHIP (Responsively)
L: Come, all who love the Lord and who seek to serve God daily.
P: For each of us like sheep have gone astray,
each on our    own way.

L: But the Lord is our Shepherd, who seeks us out
when we are lost.
P: The love of the Lord knows no bounds,
and calls to us always.


*HYMN OF PRAISE #381 “Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us” lyrics

*OPENING PRAYER (Unison)
O God, You knew us even before we were born.
You knew we would each wander off into trouble
like sheep.  Thank You for opening the door to the
sheepfold and calling us home. In Christ we pray.
Amen

*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH # 888  lyrics

PRAISE TIME

# 189 "Fairest Lord Jesus"  lyrics
# 400 "Come, Thou Font of Every Blessing" lyrics

 CHILDREN’S CHAT


Good Shepherd  
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 TESTIMONY TIME

 

GOSPEL LESSON John 10: 1- 10   verses
L: The Word of God for the people of God.
P: Thanks be to God !
 

SERMON “The Choice for God or the World ” Pastor Ray
 

OUR PRAYER AND MEDITATION WITH GOD
 

SHARING OUR PRAISES AND CONCERNS

 

MORNING PRAYER AND THE LORD'S PRAYER (Hymnal #895) lyrics

WORSHIP THROUGH GIVING

OFFERTORY

*DOXOLOGY # 95  lyrics



*PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING


*HYMN OF DEDICATION # 136  “The Lord's My Shepherd”
lyrics

*BENEDICTION

*DISMISSAL   “In His Time ” TFWS# 2203  ( verse 2 )
lyrics



*PASSING OF THE PEACE: As you leave the sanctuary, please
extend signs of friendship and peace. Pass the blessings of Christ
to each other.



*POSTLUDE NOTE: * indicates standing if you are able

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MOTHER-DAUGHTER BANQUET
    Mother-Daughter Banquet will be Saturday, May 24th at 10:30 AM with the theme of “Beauty Inside Out”

FOOD PANTRY
    Next Food Pantry is Wednesday, May 21st  at 11:00 AM

SHOE DRIVE MISSION PROJECT
    Please fasten shoes together with rubber bands provided. New or old shoes are fine. Project continues through July first.

CAMPERS
    Please support our fundraisers as 20 children want to go to camp this summer !
1 ~ CLOTHING DRIVE: Please go through your closet. Bring what you do not need that is in good condition.
2 ~ ALUMINUM CANS: Please rinse out and crush aluminum cans for recycling
3 ~ SUB AND PIZZA SALE continues.  Cost is five dollars for subs and three dollars for pizzas. Orders need to be in by May 27th delivery on June 3 rd.

AD COUNCIL
    Next AD. Council Meeting is 10 AM on Saturday, May 17th.

SUNDAY BRUNCH  May 18th after church. Please bring a dish  to share.

PRAY
    Please pray regularly, and especially that violence in our city would decrease.

Rock the Lakes Training
This week is your third and final training class for Rock the Lakes.


ANNUAL CONFERENCE
    Annual Conference will be June 5—8 at Grove City.
 

 
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