DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Bulletin for the Week of October 10th, 2021
The 20th Sunday After Pentecost
Order of Service
Welcome/ Opening Prayer
Hymn of Praise: UMH #368 – “My Hope Is Built” (Verses 1,2,3,4)
Call to Worship:
Leader: Children of God: Welcome!
PEOPLE: Welcome to this place of love and grace,
Leader: Welcome to this place of hope and perseverance.
PEOPLE: God invites all of us to be a part of the beloved community,
Leader: God invites all of us to share in the good news:
PEOPLE: We are welcome, just as we are. We are loved, just as we are. In gratitude for all of this, let us worship God
The Children’s Time – Dee Moran
Contemporary Hymn: FWS #2223 – “They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love”
Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
The Lord’s Prayer
Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Prayer of Thanksgiving
New Testament Reading: Matthew 15:1-10
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God
Gloria Patri – UMH #70
The Word Proclaimed – “Always Pursuing”
Closing Hymn: UMH #367 – “He Touched Me” (Verse 1 & 2)
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study: Please join us each Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Sunday School: Please join us for classes each Sunday at 10 a.m.
Office Closed on Monday: Pastor Debbie and Ev both have other obligations, so cannot be in the office on Monday.
Community Dinner: We will continue to host the Community Dinners on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Please see the sign-up sheets if you can help out with the food.
Laity Sunday: Next Sunday is Laity Sunday, so we would like as many lay people involved with the service as possible (hopefully the whole service). If you feel the calling, please let Larry Darter know how you can help.
TEFAP: If you can help with the TEFAP program on Saturday, October 23rd, please let Genevieve know.
Leola Little’s 90th Birthday Reception: The family invites everyone to join in the celebration on Saturday, October 23rd from 2:00-4:00 in the Fellowship Hall.
“If you’re not pursuing God, The enemy is pursuing you.”
Dial-In Worship Line: Call no more than 5 minutes before 11 a.m. to (551) 258-6349 to listen to the live stream audio without the need of a computer or internet connection–just use a landline, flip phone, or a smart phone.
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Dee Moran
Pianist: Brook Roberts (Prerecorded)