DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Bulletin for the Week of August 28th, 2022
12th Sunday after Pentecost
Order of Service
Hymn of Praise: UMH 89 – “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” (Verse 1 & 2)
Call to Worship:
Leader: This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
PEOPLE: This is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven.
Leader: The hour is coming, and now is, when true believers will worship the Father in spirit and truth for the Father seeks us to worship Him.
PEOPLE: Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to Him, bless His name!
Contemporary Hymn: “I Can Only Imagine”
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 Reading: Colossians 3:12-17
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 Paula Scott: “Six Degrees of Bacon & Faith”
Closing Hymn: UMH #370 “Victory in Jesus” (verse 1 & 2)
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study & Sunday School: Join us Tuesday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Monterey Dinner: Ready for a dinner out? It can be dine-in or take out. The Senior Center is hosting their regular Monterey Dinner on Monday, August 29th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday Card Players: Please note: NO card playing until October 25th.
Wednesday Community Dinners: They will restart on Wednesday, Sept. 7th. Dee will have more details with a menu shortly.
Administrative Council Meeting: A meeting will follow the community dinner, so about 6:30 the meeting will start. Among the agenda items is the annual reports for Charge Conference. Our area meeting is slated for Sunday, October 23rd at 5:00 p.m. at the Augusta UMC.
Card shower for Ann Nispel: She has been moved to a rehab center. Her address can be found in the paper bulletin.
Pastor on Vacation: Pastor Janet will be on vacation until Friday, Sept 2nd. A special thanks to our guest pastor, Paula Scott for leading us in worship today.
Great Plains Mini Conference: They will be hosting an on-line conference on Sept.10th at 9:30 a.m. Sheryl is our voting representative, so will be keeping us informed. There are 54 congregations requesting disaffiliation from the Conference. A list is posted on the bulletin board.
Holly Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08-30
Josie Carlisle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08-31
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Paula Scott
Liturgist: Bill Brotton
Pianist: Cathy Wiedeman