Week of May 28th, 2023

Order of Service



Opening Prayer: Pastor Janet

Hymn of Praise: UMH #328 – “Surely the Presence of the Lord”

Call to Worship:
Liturgist: Like the disciples, we gather in this space, united by our relationship with the Risen Christ.
PEOPLE: We come ready to receive what God has to give.
Liturgist: Just as tongues of fire descended on the disciples,
PEOPLE: We receive the gift of the Spirit’s power and inspiration.
Liturgist: Just as the resurrected Christ breathed the Spirit onto the disciples,
PEOPLE: We receive the gift of the Spirit’s peace and wisdom.
Liturgist: As the lifegiving and peacemaking Holy Spirit blazes through us today,
PEOPLE: We receive the gift of the Spirit’s fire that unites us as the Body of Christ. Amen.

Contemporary Song: “Amazing Grace, My Chains Are Gone” by Chris Tomlin

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer/Silent Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Offertory/Doxology/Noisy Offering

Prayer of Thanksgiving: Pastor Janet

New Testament Reading: Acts 2: 1-11
Liturgist: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God

Gloria Patri: UMH #70

The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Janet: “Declaring The Wonders of God In Our Own Tongues”

Closing Hymn: UMH #393 – “Spirit of the Living God”



Announcements & Community Events

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

TEFAP: Thanks to all those who helped with the distribution. Always so many willing hands.

Office Closed: We will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day.

City Pool: They will once again be offering Water Aerobics starting on June 5th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. on M, W & F.

Funeral Service: Mary Ann Moore’s funeral will be held on Saturday, June 3rd at 11:00 a.m. The viewing will be held at Headley Funeral Home in Augusta on Friday, June 2nd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Our thoughts and prayers of comfort continue for Mary Ann’s family.

Day at the Park: Join in for a fun day on Saturday, June 3rd which includes a Bike Quest, Jeep Meet, Free Hot Dog Lunch, Cornhole Tournament, Disc Golf Tournament, Best BBQ Cook Off, Volleyball Tournament.

Congratulations to our 2023 Graduates: Next Sunday, June 4th we will honor the graduates of 2022 & 2023. If you would like them to be included in the service, please let Pastor Janet or Ev know.

Faith & Family Night: Join the Wichita Wind Surge at an evening at the ball park on Wed., June 28th at 6:05 p.m.

Love in a Lunchbox: We’re responsible for the Thursday, June 29th lunch. Sheryl will fill us in with the details closer to that date.