DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Bulletin for the Week of September 18th, 2022
15th Sunday after Pentecost
Order of Service
Welcome/ Opening Prayer
Hymn of Praise: UMH #399 – “Take My Life, and Let It Be” (All Verses)
Call to Worship:
Leader: We gather together in love.
PEOPLE: The love of God, whose love for us drenches us with God’s goodness.
Leader: Awaken our minds with curiosity and openness
PEOPLE: To remember your love for our world and all its children.
Leader: Nourish our hearts with compassion
PEOPLE: To put loving you, God, before our pursuit of wealth.
Leader: Nourish our souls with awareness
PEOPLE: To recognize where we can serve you in the world.
Leader: Renew our strength with your Spirit
PEOPLE: And turn our thoughts into loving action.
Leader: We gather together to love the Lord our God
PEOPLE: With all our heart, all our soul, all our mind and with all our strength.
Contemporary Song: “Forever” by Chris Tomlin
Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
The Lord’s Prayer
Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Prayer of Thanksgiving
New Testament Reading: Luke 16: 1-13
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: “Debts are Tossed”
Closing Hymn: UMH #354 – “I Surrender All”
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study & Sunday School: Join us Tuesday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
SPRC Meeting: A meeting will be held following Bible Study (11:00 a.m.) to finalize all our figures to be submitted for the Finance Meeting.
Community Dinner & Football Tailgate: Thanks to all who donated food, served, and helped with clean-up for both of these events. It takes everyone to make these a success. What a joy in the fellowship! We look forward to our dinner next week.
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: This will be happening on Saturday, Sept. 24th from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. They always welcome extra hands and especially those who can help with the heavy lifting.
Frontier Days Parade: We will be hosting a table with refreshments in front of Dean’s shop. The parade starts at 10:00 a.m.
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 2:00 p.m. (Note time change)
UWF Annual Meeting: It will be hosted at the Burden UMC on Saturday, Oct. 29th from 8:30 to 2:30 p.m. All the ladies are invited. Registrations forms are in the lobby.
Cathy Wiedeman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09-18
Karen Dansereau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09-19
Larry Jones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09-21
Johnnie Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09-23
Sharon Gibson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09-25
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Janet Sutter
Liturgist: Ev Bowman
Pianist: Cathy Wiedeman