DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Bulletin for the Week of March 6th, 2022

First Sunday of Lent

Order of Service

Announcements

Prelude

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

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory/Doxology

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)

Benediction


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.

Birthdays:

Larry Darter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .03-08

Anniversaries:

None noted

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Genevieve Hood
Pianist: Cathy Wiedeman


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