DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Bulletin for the Week of March 20th, 2022

3rd Sunday of Lent

Order of Service

Welcome/Announcements

Prelude

Welcome/ Opening Prayer

Hymn of Praise: UMH #396 – “O Jesus, I Have Promised” (Verse 1 & 4)

Call to Worship:
Leader: A great teacher once said, “When Jesus Christ calls us, he bids us come and die”. We are the people who have responded to this call.
PEOPLE: Through Christ, we want to die to the fears that keep us from loving.
Leader: Through Christ, we want to die to the stubbornness that keeps us from sharing our gifts.
PEOPLE: Through Christ, we want to die to seeking our own success and salvation in disregard for the good of all God’s children.
Leader: This is God’s promise, that if we die with Christ, we will also rise with Christ.
PEOPLE: God be praised for the glorious promise of new life in Christ. Alleluia!

Contemporary Song: “10,000 Reasons” by Matt Redman (SONG & LYRICS VIDEO LINK)

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory/Doxology

Prayer of Thanksgiving

New Testament Reading: Luke 13: 1-9
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God

Gloria Patri: UMH #70

The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Debbie: “Gathered Up in Jesus: If it Bears Fruit”

Closing Hymn: UMH #357 – “Just as I Am, Without One Plea” (Verse 1)

Benediction


Announcements & Community Events

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

First Christian Church: Join them today as they host a Potato Bar Fundraiser at the church at 12:00 p.m. It is a free will offering for sending kids to camp.

Card Players: Join in the fun and a game of cards on Tuesday the 22nd at 1:30 p.m.

Community Dinner: Renewed and ready once again. Join us for another Community Dinner on Wednesday, March 23rd at 5:30 p.m. Donations of food are most appreciated.

M & M Monies at Work: Our conference is funding $25,000 to UMCOR to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in the Ukraine. As well, our church offering today will be designated for UMCOR.

TEFAP: The TEFAP distribution will be held this Saturday the 22nd from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. If able, join them as the food boxes are heavy.

Easter Lilies: If you would like to honor that special person for Easter, please sign up on the sheet in the lobby.

Birthdays:

Kiffany Althouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 03-21
Glenda Ferguson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 03-24

Anniversaries:

Don & Donna Durflinger . . . . . . . . . . . . . 03-24

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Larry Darter
Pianist: Trisha Brown


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