Week of April 23rd, 2023

Order of Service



Opening Prayer: Pastor Paul

Hymn of Praise: UMH #162 – “Alleluia, Alleluia” (Verses 1 & 2)

Call to Worship: (Psalm 116)
Liturgist: I love the Lord, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy.
PEOPLE: Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live.
Liturgist: The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish.
PEOPLE: Then I called on the name of the Lord: “O Lord, I pray, deliver my soul!”
Liturgist: What shall I render to the Lord for all his benefits to me?
PEOPLE: I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord.

A United Women In Faith Minute: With Glenda Lindteigen – “KS METour”

Contemporary Song: “10,000 Reasons” by Matt Redman

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer

Silent Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Native American Ministry Video

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Prayer of Thanksgiving: Pastor Paul

New Testament Readings: Acts 2:14a, 36-41 and Luke 24: 13-35
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God

Gloria Patri: UMH #70

The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Paul: “A Conversation With Jesus?”

Closing Hymn: UMH #617 – “I Come with Joy” (Verses 1 & 2)



Announcements & Community Events

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

Sympathy: If you would like to extend sympathy greetings to the Karen Dansereau family, the address to send a card to can be found in the printed bulletin.

Monterey Dinner: The Senior Center will be hosting their Monterey Dinner on Monday, Apr. 24th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Card Players: Calling all those who would like to join in a fun time of card playing, on Tuesday, Apr. 25th at 1:30 p.m.

Community Dinner: We will be hosting our regular community dinner on Wednesday, April 26th. We so appreciate the food and monetary donations.

TEFAP: Thanks to all who helped with the TEFAP distribution on Saturday.

UWF Retreat “Growing in the Spirit: Join the ladies in the conference on April 29th at Trinity UMC in El Dorado from 10:00 – 2:30 p.m. for an amazing day.

Be United Service: A gathering celebration of Wichita East & West District UMC churches. It will be held on April 30th at 3:00 pm at First UMC, Wichita. Offering is for Camp Horizon & Open Door.

UWF Mother Daughter Luncheon: It will be hosted on Sat. May 6th at 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Theme: “Seeds of Relationships” with guest speakers Cindy Boone & Roberta Sutter. Bring a salad and a friend or two!