Week of October 30th, 2022


Bulletin for the Week of October 30th, 2022

21st Sunday after Pentecost

Order of Service



Opening Prayer – Pastor Janet

Hymn of Praise: UMH #601 – “Thy Word Is a Lamp”

Call to Worship:
Leader: Sometimes we feel too small and insignificant to be of any notice to Jesus.
PEOPLE: Yet the Lord provides a tree for us to climb so that we can see Jesus.
Leader: That tree is faithfulness, compassion love, hope, joy.
PEOPLE: We are given the opportunity to witness to the Savior’s presence in our lives.
Leader: Lord, help us when we forget how much we are loved by Christ.
PEOPLE: Open our hearts to receive his invitation this day. Amen.

Contemporary Song: “Zacchaeus”

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory/Doxology/Noisy Offering

Prayer of Thanksgiving

New Testament Reading: Luke 9:1-10
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: “Stand Tall”

Closing Hymn: UMH #378 – “Amazing Grace”


Announcements & Community Events

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

Community Wednesday Night Dinner: Thanks to everyone for their delicious side dishes & desserts! Thanks to all of you for your continued support of our Wednesday meals.

Thank You from Pastor: I want to give a special thanks for the Laity Sunday worship service on October 16. It was so special to be able to come and worship from the pews. Special thanks to Ev, Dee, Cathy, Wayne and Austin and anyone else in on making this service a success. Pastor appreciation Sunday October 23 was a real special day for me. I cannot thank you enough for the kind words, the card with the money, the gift certificates, the prayers, and the expressions of love from the congregation. I am proud to be a part of Douglass UMC. I hope we have many more years together!

Trunk or Treat Helpers: Thanks to all of those who came out last night to help hand out candy & the donations for the candy.

Reminder of Time Change: Don’t forget to turn those clocks back next Sunday.

All Saints Sunday: Next Sunday we will celebrate and remember those who have made the journey or who have taken the next step. We remember them because they are still a part of us, shaping us, mentoring us – maybe not in a direct way, but in a real way.

UMM Gathering: Join the men in a UMM Gathering on Saturday, Nov. 5th from 10:00 – 2:00 at El Dorado UMC. Flyer is in the lobby.

Nov. Happenings:
11/13 – UWF Sunday
11/19 – Christmas Around Town/UWF Candy & Cookie Sale
11/19 – Mary Ann’s 90th Birthday
11/23 – Community Thanksgiving Dinner


Matt Henderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-01
Andrea Scharff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-05
Lori Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11-06


None Noted

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Janet Sutter
Liturgist: Genevieve Hood
Pianist: Cathy Wiedeman