DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Bulletin for the Week of April 17th, 2022

Easter Sunday

Order of Service

Welcome/Announcements

Prelude

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

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory/Doxology

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

Gloria Patri

The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Debbie: “We Are Witnesses: God Raised Him”

Closing Hymn: UMH #310 “He Lives” (Verse 1)

Benediction


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”.

Birthdays:

Teddy Livengood. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 04-20

Anniversaries:

Dan & Glenda Ferguson . . . . . . . . . . . . . 04-19

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Ev Bowman
Pianist: Cathy Wiedeman

Special Music By: Wayne Bowman & Isaak Bowman


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