Order of Service
Welcome/ Opening Prayer
Hymn of Praise: UMH #593 – “Here I am Lord” (Verses 1 & 2)
Call to Worship: Psalm 118: 1-2 & 19-29
Contemporary Song: FWS #2173 “Shine, Jesus, Shine”
Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
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
Prayer of Thanksgiving
New Testament Readings: Matthew 21: 1-11 and Matthew 27: 11-54
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God
Gloria Patri: UMH #70
The Word Proclaimed with Guest Pastor Paul: “Where Did They Go?”
Holy Communion & Breaking of the Bread
Closing Hymn: UMH #474 – “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” (Verses 1 & 2)
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study & Sunday School: Join us Tuesday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Community Dinner: We will be hosting our regular community dinner on Wednesday, April 5th. We so appreciate the food and monetary donations.
Easter Lilies: Last call if you want to order an Easter Lily in memory of or in honor of someone.
Tenebrae Service: It will be held Friday, April 7th at Leon UMC at 6:00 p.m. We will car pool and meet here at the church at 5:15 p.m.
Easter Sunrise Service: We are hosting the Sunrise Service and then joining the Christian Church for breakfast following the service. The service is on the hill east of town, Green property and meeting a little before 7:00 a.m.
Easter Service: It will be held at the regular service time of 11:00 a.m. with our guest preacher, Paul Saas.
Be United Service: A gathering celebration of Wichita East & West District UMC churches. It will be held on April 30th at 3:00 p.m at First UMC, Wichita. Offering is for Camp Horizon & Open Door.
UWF Retreat “Growing in the Spirit”: It will be held on April 29th at Trinity UMC in El Dorado from 10:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Blood Drive: Share a pint! There will be a blood drive at the Sr. Center from 12:30 to 6:00 pm on 4/2/2023.