DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Bulletin for the Week of April 17th, 2022
Order of Service
Welcome/ Opening Prayer
Hymn of Praise: UMH #302 – “Christ the Lord is Risen Today” (Verse 1, 2 & 6)
Call to Worship:
Leader: This is a new Day! A day of marvels and miracles! A day to rejoice in what God has done! Yesterday was filled with too many worries and too little faith.
PEOPLE: On this Easter morning, we hear the old folks saying, “Mary don’t you weep!”
Leader: This is a new day! A day of marvels and miracles! A day to rejoice in what God has done! Yesterday was filled with too much criticism and too little affirmation.
PEOPLE: Today, Martha, don’t you moan!
Leader: This is a new day! A day of marvels and miracles! A day to rejoice in what God has done! Yesterday was filled with too many questions and too few answers.
PEOPLE: This is Easter morning: dry your tears and shout for joy! Jesus is not dead. He is Alive! God has conquered death and Jesus has canceled sin. This is indeed, a new day! Leap for JOY!
Easter Song: UMH #314 – “In the Garden” (all verses)
Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
The Lord’s Prayer
Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Special Music: Hallelujah Easter Version
Prayer of Thanksgiving
New Testament Reading: Acts 10: 34-43
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God
The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Debbie: “We Are Witnesses: God Raised Him”
Closing Hymn: UMH #310 “He Lives” (Verse 1)
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study & Sunday School: Join us Tuesday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Community Dinner: We will be hosting our regular community dinner on Wednesday, April 20th. We so appreciate the food and monetary donations.
TEFAP: The TEFAP distribution will be held this Saturday the 23rd from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. If able, join them as they always need an extra hand or back to lift the heavy boxes.
Mother/Daughter Luncheon: The United Women in Faith will be hosting a luncheon starting at 11:00 a.m. on May 7th in the Fellowship hall with guest speaker, Karen Dunlap. Her theme is “A Tapestry of Life”.
Teddy Livengood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 04-20
Dan & Glenda Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . 04-19
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Ev Bowman
Pianist: Cathy Wiedeman
Special Music By: Wayne Bowman & Isaak Bowman