DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Bulletin for the Week of December 26th, 2021

First Sunday after Christmas

Order of Service

Announcements

Prelude

Welcome/ Opening Prayer

Hymn of Praise: UMH #229 – “Infant Holy, Infant Lowly” (Verses 1 & 2)

Call to Worship:
Leader: We are God’s beloved people!
PEOPLE: Called to lives of kindness, humility and compassion!
Leader: God seeks to clothe us with love and to bind us
together in harmony.
PEOPLE: God desires that we bear with one another and forgive as Christ forgives.
Leader: We are God’s beloved people!
PEOPLE: Called to lives of peace and patience; called to live with grateful hearts. We worship the God who calls us beloved!

The Children’s Time – With Pastor Debbie

Contemporary Hymn: FWS #2226 – “Bind Us Together” (sing twice)

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory/Noisy Offering/Doxology

Prayer of Thanksgiving

New Testament Reading: John 1:1-5, 9-14

The Word Proclaimed: “Message Delivered!” – Given by: Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr.

Closing Hymn: UMH #251 – “Go, Tell It on the Mountain” (Verse 1)

Benediction


Announcements & Community Events

Bible Study: It will resume on Tuesday, January 4th at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday School: Please join us for classes each Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

Out of Office: Pastor Debbie will be out of the office this upcoming week, December 27th to December 31st.

New Lighting: Things are much brighter in the kitchen, in the fellowship hall, hallways, and many other rooms. A huge shout out to Dean and Mike for installing our new cost saving LED light fixtures.

Thank you from Pastor: I want to thank you for all the card and monetary gifts received last Sunday. I am so blessed and honored to be your Pastor. Thank you so much for your love and support.

Community Dinner: Our next Community Dinner will be held on Wednesday, January 5th at 5:30 p.m.

UMW Meeting: The meeting will be bumped up a week and will be hosted on Saturday, January 8th at 9:00 a.m.

Birthdays:

Tim Nispel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-27
Rich Basham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-27
Destiny Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01-02
Donna Cox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .01-02
Jessica Nispel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01-02

Anniversaries:

Frank & Cheryl Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-30

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: None
Pianist: Brook Roberts (Prerecorded)


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