DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Bulletin for the Week of January 2nd, 2022
Order of Service
Welcome/ Opening Prayer
Hymn of Praise: UMH #369 – “Blessed Assurance” (Verses 1,2,3)
Call to Worship:
Leader: Sing aloud with gladness;
PEOPLE: God is gathering the people!
Leader: From the farthest parts of the earth we come:
PEOPLE: All who struggle; all who labor with new life!
Leader: Those who are weeping, God will console;
PEOPLE: Those who get lost find a clear path home. Let us worship the God who gathers us!
The Children’s Time – With Pastor Debbie
Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
The Lord’s Prayer
Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Old/New Testament Reading: Jeremiah 31: 7-14; John 1:1-18
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God
Gloria Patri: UMH #70
The Word Proclaimed: “Come Home for Christmas: The Light of Home” – Given By: Pastor Debbie
Communion Hymn: “Come to the Table” by Side Walk Prophets
Holy Communion & Breaking the Bread
Closing Hymn: UMH #206 – “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light” (Verse 1)
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study: It restarts on Tuesday, January 4th at 10 a.m.
Sunday School: Please join us for classes each Sunday at 10 a.m.
Community Dinner: We will host the Community Dinner once again on Wed. Jan. 5th at 5:30 p.m. Please see the sign-up sheets if you can help with the food.
UMW Meeting: Calling all ladies, join us on Saturday, Jan. 8th at 9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. They will be setting some 2022 goals for the group.
Thank You: “How does one say thank you, when I am blessed on a regular basis by your kind words, thoughtfulness expressions of love and continued prayers. Such a surprise of recognition and the extra bonus gift, my heart was warmed!” – Ev
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Genevieve Hood
Pianist: Brook Roberts (Prerecorded)