Week of July 9th, 2023

Order of Service



Opening Prayer: Pastor Janet

Hymn of Praise: UMH #98 – “To God Be the Glory” (Verses 1 & 2)

Call to Worship:
Liturgist: Come on ya’ll, let’s worship the Lord!
PEOPLE: Come to Jesus, all you who have suffered a beat down this week.
Liturgist: Come to Jesus, all you who have experienced family turmoil this week.
PEOPLE: Come to Jesus, all you who are tired of conflict all around, tired of high gas prices, tired of glass ceilings, quotas, minimum wage jobs, and limited family values.
Liturgist: Come to Jesus, all you who have a job that is getting on your last nerve.
PEOPLE: Jesus said, “I’ll give you rest. I’ll bring you relief. I’ll provide your deliverance. I’ll make a way.”
Liturgist: And Jesus will give us wonderful rest!
PEOPLE: Come on ya’ll, let’s worship the Lord!

Contemporary Song: UMH #601 – “Thy Word Is a Lamp”

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
Pastoral Prayer/Silent Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Prayer of Thanksgiving: Pastor Janet

Old Testament Reading: Genesis 27:1-45
Liturgist: The Word of God for the people of God.
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God.

Gloria Patri: UMH #70

The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Janet: “Is There Really Such A Thing As A Perfect Family?”

Closing Hymn: UMH #261 – “Lord of the Dance”



Announcements & Community Events

Bible Study & Sunday School: Join us Tuesday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

Hope Connections: who helps persons in need of food in Douglass and Rose Hill has been inundated with people in need this summer. The cupboards are bare. They have some items, but the ones that are in short supply are: Crackers, Peanut Butter, Ravioli, Canned Chicken and Canned Meat, Granola Bars, Spaghetti Sauce. Cash donations are also accepted.

VBS Opportunities: Douglass First Christian Church: July 17th – 21st 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. | Douglass First Baptist Church: July 23rd to July 27th – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Leadership Meeting: The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 18th at 11:00 a.m. If you have any agenda items, please give them to Dee, Pastor or Ev.

Healthy Congregation Grant: Thanks to our Healthy Congregation Team of Cheryl Wilson, Sheryl Brotton, Larry Darter, Glenda Lindteigen & Austin Althouse for all their efforts to acquire this grant. The team is focused on ensuring that our congregation and community are supported, seen, and loved.

Back to School Food & Supply Drive: Rose Hill PD is teaming up with Hope Connections and Dollar General to collect food and school supplies for our kids: Mary Flippo is our contact person. Join them on Saturday, Aug. 5th from 10:00 – 2:00 at Dollar General in Rose Hill.