Week of January 22nd, 2023
3rd Sunday after Epiphany
Order of Service
Hymn of Praise: UMH #77 – “How Great Thou Art” (Verses 1-4)
Call to Worship: (inspired by Psalm 27)
Leader: God is our light and our salvation; whom shall we fear?
People: God is our shelter and refuge on the days of
trouble, and our hope and joy on the days of celebration!
Leader: Day after day, we seek God’s face and the assurance of God’s holy love:
People: O God, do not turn from us or hide your face from us! Be our guide and our light instead!
Leader: One thing we ask of God:
People: That we may live in God’s dwelling place all the days of our life, and never cease to behold the beauty of God’s home.
Leader: Beloved of God, enter this worship in thanksgiving, for God is among and within us!
All: Thanks be to God!
Contemporary Song: “Amazing Grace, My Chains are Gone”
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/Old Testament Readings: Philippians 4:11-13 & Psalm 27:1
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: “Aging Faithfully”
Closing Hymn: FWS #2173 – “Shine, Jesus, Shine”
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study & Sunday School: Join us Tuesday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Community Dinner: It will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Thanks to all who help with serving, food and monetary donations.
MLK Day: Our TV stars for the week, Pastor Janet, Glenda & Jill made the Wichita 12 News for attending the MLK program at El Dorado UMC.
Card Players: Calling all card players, join us on Tuesday, January 24th at 1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
TEFAP: Please let Genevieve know if you can help with the distribution on Saturday, January 28th from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Sr. Center Bingo Fundraiser: If you enjoy the game of bingo, join in on the fun on Saturday, January 28th at 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Community Building.
Groundhog Supper: All you can eat Pancake supper open to the community will be held on Wednesday, February 1st at 5:30 p.m.
Cheryl Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01-22
Colleen Hancock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01-28
Tucker Carlisle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01-28
Kendra White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01-30
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Janet Sutter
Liturgist: Elaine Barneycastle
Pianist: Cathy Wiedeman