Week of October 9th, 2022


Bulletin for the Week of October 9th, 2022

18th Sunday after Pentecost

Order of Service



Opening Prayer

Hymn of Praise: UMH #467 – “Trust and Obey” (All Verses)

Call to Worship:
Leader: Praise the Lord, Give thanks for God’s goodness.
PEOPLE: God’s steadfast love endures forever.
Leader: Happy are those who observe justice, who do righteousness at all times.
PEOPLE: Save us, O Lord, and gather us from among the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name, and glory in your praise.
ALL: Come and worship God!

Contemporary Song: UMH #77 – “How Great Thou Art”

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings


Prayer of Thanksgiving

New Testament Reading: Luke 15: 1-7
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God

Gloria Patri: #70

The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Janet: “Guilty or Not Guilty”

Closing Hymn: UMH #314 – “In The Garden”


Announcements & Community Events

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

Ev out of Office: Her brother is here from Canada and her family is celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend including Monday. On Wednesday, Wayne is going for tests, so she will be out of the office that morning.

Community Wednesday Night Dinner: Thanks to Dean for the delicious ribs! And all the wonderful side dishes that accompanied the meal. Thanks to all of you for your continued support of our Wednesday meals.

Camp Horizon Anniversary: They will be hosting a 75th anniversary celebration on Sunday, Oct. 16th from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Inspiration Lodge at Camp Horizon.

Laity Sunday: Next Sunday, Oct. 16th is Laity Sunday. Dee & Ev will be hosting the service of song. We will have Cathy and Wayne leading us in some of your favorite hymns.

Registration for the Wichita East UWF Meeting on Oct. 29th in Burden: If you are planning to attend, please complete the registration form located in the lobby by Tuesday, Oct. 18th.

Membership Sunday: October 23 is Church Membership Sunday here at the church. If you have a desire to join the church, please let Pastor Janet know. If you are a member elsewhere and would like to move your membership here, we are glad to help you with that. Joining is simple, there are a few things to put in place before that Sunday.

Charge Conference: It will be hosted on Sunday, October 23rd at Augusta UMC at 5:00 p.m.

Card Players: This month will see a fun time of getting together for a game of cards on Tuesday, Oct. 25th at 1:30 p.m. Join in a time for fellowship.

Trunk or Treat: Dress up and join us handing out candies to the trick or treats on Saturday, Oct. 29th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.


Genny Livengood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-09


None Noted

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Janet Sutter (via the “jumbotron” also known as the projection screen)
Liturgist: Sheryl Brotton
Pianist: Trish Brown