Bulletin for the Week of September 11th, 2022

14th Sunday after Pentecost

Order of Service



Welcome/ Opening Prayer

Hymn of Praise: UMH #371 – “I Stand Amazed in the Presence” (All Verses)

Call to Worship:
Leader: God calls to the lost, the least, and all who long for home;
PEOPLE: God calls when we wander from the path chosen for us and waste the gifts we have been given.
Leader: God calls and welcomes us back to worship this day;
PEOPLE: Let us celebrate and rejoice in God’s presence forever; let us worship God together.

Contemporary Song: FWS #2040 – “Awesome God” (sing twice)

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: UMH #70

The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Janet: “The Lost is Found!”

Closing Hymn: UMH #368 – “My Hope is Built”


Announcements & Community Events

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

SPRC Meeting: There will be a meeting following the Bible study on Tuesday, Sept. 13th at 11:00 a.m. Budget items are on the agenda as we prepare for the 2023 year.

Wednesday Night Community Dinner: What a great kick off to our Wednesday Community Dinners. It is so neat the fellowship that happens over a meal. Thanks to all the cooks and clean-up crew that helped! We look forward to our regular Wednesday night get togethers.

DHS Football Tailgate Party: We will host the DHS football team and coaches for a Mexican meal on Thursday, Sept. 15th at 5:30 p.m. Cheer on them Bulldogs!!

Ann Nispel Update: Following hip surgery, she returned to the rehab center. Her address can be found in the printed bulletin.

Sr Center Breakfast: Ready for some biscuits & gravy? The Sr Center will be serving them on Saturday, Sept. 17th from 7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Finance Committee Meeting: A busy Wed. evening as we will hold our finance meeting on Sept. 21st at 6:30 p.m. We review our quarterly budget and review items for the upcoming year.

TEFAP: The commodities have been blessed the last two months, in August they received 900 extra cases of produce and in September they received 600 cases of produce. We are then able to share the blessing with our Douglass community.

United Women in Faith: With October 1st being the Town Frontier Days, UMF has moved to Saturday, October 8th at 9:00 a.m.

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


Pam Bailey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09-12
Don Durflinger . . . . . . . . . . . . .  09-12
Lily Stalker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09-13
Paula Klotz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09-14


None Noted

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Janet Sutter
Liturgist: Sheryl Brotton
Pianist: Trisha Brown