Bulletin for the Week of July 3rd, 2022

Independence Sunday & The 4th Sunday after Pentecost

Order of Service



Welcome/Opening Prayer                        

Hymn of Praise: UMH #697 “America” (Verses 1 and 4)

Call to Worship:
Leader: Praise be to God who has freed us from oppression!
People: Praise be to God who has healed our wounded souls!
Leader: Let our hearts rejoice at God’s love.
People: Let our voices raise in songs of thanksgiving for all that God is doing for us.
Leader: Come, let us worship the Lord with our whole hearts!
People: May our praise and voices resound with joy! Amen

Contemporary Song: UMH #717 – “Battle Hymn of the Republic” (Verses 1 and 4)

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us and lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory/Doxology/Noisy Offering

Offertory Prayer

New Testament Reading: 1 Peter 2:16
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God

Gloria Patri: UMH #70

The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Janet: Two Hours of Prayer”

Closing Hymn: UMH #696 – “America the Beautiful” (Verse 1)


Announcements & Community Events

Church Office will be closed: On Monday July 4th, for the holiday

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

Communion: This month Communion will be held on July 17th rather than July 3rd.

Welcome Pastor Janet:   Please join us following service for a meet and greet reception in Fellowship Hall to welcome Pastor Janet and her family.

DHS Volleyball Monterey Dinner:  Hungry for a Monterey? Drop by the Senior Center on Wednesday, July 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for DHS Volleyball fundraiser dinner.

Transition Team:   As we embark on a new chapter for our congregation, we have organized a team to help with Pastor Janet’s transition to our parish. We want her to get to know us and our strengths. Larry is going to lead this team.

Liturgists: Calling all our faithful liturgists to fill up our July sheet.

Ev on Vacation:  Ev will be out of the office starting on Monday, June 27th till July 14th on a trip to Canada to visit family and friends.


Morgan Basham  .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .07-04


Terry & Kiffany Althouse .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   . 07-09

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Janet Sutter
Liturgist: Dee Moran
Pianist: TBD