DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Bulletin for the Week of March 27th, 2022

4th Sunday of Lent

Order of Service

Welcome/Announcements

Prelude

Welcome/ Opening Prayer

Hymn of Praise: UMH #140 – “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” (Verses 1 & 2)

Call to Worship:
Leader: Let this be the welcoming place; the place of return
PEOPLE: Let it be built by a love that bends towards those who return here
Leader: For it is a love that has been waiting
PEOPLE: like a candle in the window
Leader: ever lighting the way back and never willing to let go
PEOPLE: the hope that each child will return home.

Contemporary Song: FWS #2149 – “Living for Jesus” (Verse 1 & 4)

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer/The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory/Doxology/Noisy Offering

Prayer of Thanksgiving

New Testament Reading: Luke 15: 1-3; 11b – 32
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: Lost and Found”

Closing Hymn: UMH #545 – “The Church’s One Foundation” (Verse 1)

Benediction


Announcements & Community Events

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

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

TEFAP: Thanks to Jeannie for stepping up to help out with TEFAP on Saturday while Genevieve was away. And to all others who helped with the distribution on Saturday. We so appreciate those who faithfully donate to the Food Bank.

Senior Center: They will be hosting a Monterrey dinner on Monday, March 28th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Community Dinner: It will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Thanks to all who help with serving and food donations. Just as your grocery costs increase, so do ours. Thanks for your generous donations to continue this outreach.

UMW Ladies: They will be meeting on Saturday, April 2nd at 9:00 a.m.

“Lent is a good time for sacrificing, Let us deny ourselves something every day to help others.”

Liturgists: Calling all our faithful liturgists to fill up our April sheet.

Project Mind: You Matter: This event is on Sunday, April 3rd from 4:00 to 5:15 p.m. at the Augusta High School, Commons Area. It will feature two speakers: Annie Turpin, a high school senior who is from Augusta and Jody McClure, a Christian life coach. Annie will talk about her experiences with bullying and mental health pressure and how she successfully dealt with them. Jody will focus on cues of stress and anxiety and how to cope with them.

Birthdays:

Judy Howell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 03-28
Jandi Carlisle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 03-29

Anniversaries:

None noted

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Mike Anderson
Pianist: Trisha Brown


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