DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Bulletin for the Week of May 1st, 2022
3rd Sunday of Easter
Order of Service
Welcome/ Opening Prayer
Hymn of Praise: UMH #398 – “Jesus Calls Us” (Verses 1, 3 & 5)
Call to Worship:
Leader: God’s anger lasts but a moment,
PEOPLE: but God’s favor lasts a lifetime.
Leader: The Lord forgives our shortcomings
PEOPLE: and sends deliverance through Christ,
Leader: just as the Lord forgave Saul and used him to spread the gospel,
PEOPLE: God uses us to do the same! Thanks be to God!
Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
The Lord’s Prayer:
Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Prayer of Thanksgiving
New Testament Reading: Acts 9:1-9
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God
The Word Proclaimed with Pastor Debbie: “We are Witnesses: Who Are You Lord?”
Communion Hymn: “Come to the Table” by Side Walk Prophets (LYRICS & SONG VIDEO LINK)
Holy Communion & Breaking the Bread
Closing Hymn: UMH #377 – “It Is Well with My Soul” (Verse 1)
Announcements & Community Events
Bible Study & Sunday School: Join us Tuesday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
Community Dinner: It will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Thanks to all who help with serving and food donations. The last dinner will be served on May11th. Thanks for your generous donations to continue this outreach.
Administrative Council Meeting: The 2nd quarter meeting will be held following the Community Dinner on Wednesday, May 4th. Hoping to start around 6:30 p.m.
National Day of Prayer: Our Ministerial Alliance will be hosting a prayer session at noon at the Gazebo by the City Hall building. All denominations are invited to gather.
United Women in Faith Mother Daughter Luncheon: Please join us on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. This is a special program with Karen Dunlap and the theme of A “Tapestry of Life”. Please bring a salad or dessert to share.
Anne Wright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 05-07
Jeanine Cody . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 05-07
Seth & Callie Glaves . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 05-05
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Larry Darter
Pianist: Trisha Brown