DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Bulletin for the Week of March 6th, 2022
First Sunday of Lent
Order of Service
Welcome/ Opening Prayer
Hymn of Praise: UMH #395 – “Take Time to Be Holy” (Verse 1 & 4)
Call to Worship:
Leader: Jesus began his ministry to the world, led by the Spirit into the wilderness.
PEOPLE: As we begin our Lenten journey, let us be led by the Spirit, even into the uncomfortable places.
Leader: In those forty days, and in that place, Jesus was faced with hunger, doubt and temptation.
PEOPLE: As we seek to follow Jesus, we would be led, even into the uncomfortable choices.
Leader: Jesus left the wilderness, faithful and obedient to God, rejoicing in the One in whom he trusted.
PEOPLE: As we continue on our path to faithfulness, we will be led by our Christ, rejoicing in the Lord our God.
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
New Testament Reading: Luke 4: 1-13
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: An Opportune Time”
Communion Hymn: “Come to the Table” by Side Walk Prophets (LYRIC VIDEO LINK)
Holy Communion & Breaking the Bread
Closing Hymn: UMH #405 – “See Ye First” (All Verses)
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study: It will be held on Tuesday, at 10 a.m.
Sunday School: Please join us for classes each Sunday at 10 a.m.
Reminder of the Graduation Bibles: If you have a family member graduating from high school or college, the congregation gifts the graduates with a bible. Please let the office know of graduates, so they can be ordered.
Community Dinner: We will host the Community Dinner once again on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Thanks to all for your gift of time and food to make this event happen. Please see the sign-up sheets if you can help with the food. We will take a break during Spring Break, no dinner on March 16th.
Admin. Council Meeting: It will be held following the community dinner on Wednesday, around 6:30 p.m..
Spring Forward: Don’t forget we spring forward next Sunday on March 13th.
Larry Darter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .03-08
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Genevieve Hood
Pianist: Cathy Wiedeman