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WE ARE OPEN FOR WORSHIP! | Join us in-person or virtually Sundays at 11:00 AM for worship!

May 16th, 2021 – 7th Sunday of Easter & Ascension Sunday

Order of Service

Prelude

Welcome

Announcements / Joys and Concerns

Opening Prayer / Lord’s Prayer

Call to Worship:
Leader: Lord, we confess our day-to-day failure to be truly human.
PEOPLE: LORD, WE CONFESS TO YOU.
Leader: Lord, we confess that we often fail to love with all we have and are, often because we do not fully understand what loving means, often because we are afraid of risking ourselves.
PEOPLE: LORD, WE CONFESS TO YOU.
Leader: Lord, we cut ourselves off from each other and we erect barriers of division.
PEOPLE: LORD, WE CONFESS TO YOU.
Leader: Lord, we confess that by silence and ill-considered word,
PEOPLE: WE HAVE BUILT UP WALLS OF PREJUDICE.
Leader: Lord we confess that by selfishness and lack of sympathy,
PEOPLE: WE HAVE STIFLED GENEROSITY AND LEFT LITTLE TIME FOR OTHERS. HOLY SPIRIT, SPEAK TO US. HELP US LISTEN TO YOUR WORD OF FORGIVENESS, FOR WE ARE VERY DEAF. COME FILL THIS MOMENT AND FREE US FROM SIN.

Hymn of Praise: “God of Grace and God of Glory”

The Children’s Sermon: Given By: Pastor Debbie Senters

Contemporary Song: FWS 2146 – “His Eye Is on the Sparrow”

Offering / Doxology

New Testament Reading: James 5:13-20

Gloria Patri

The Word Proclaimed: “The Practice of Confession”

Closing Hymn: #361 – “Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me (Verse 1)

Benediction

Postlude


Announcements & Community Events

Bible Study: Please join us each Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Liturgist: Please sign the sheet in the Lobby if you are available to be a liturgist.

Sunday School: Please join us for classes each Sunday at 10 a.m.

Girl’s Day Out: Douglass Friends of the Library are sponsoring crafts, food, etc. on May 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Douglass Community Bldg.

TEFAP: Please sign the sheet in the Lobby if you can help from 9 to 11 a.m. on May 22nd.

Senior Center Dinner: Senior Center Monterrey Dinner will be Monday May 24th from 5-7pm

Card Players: Please join the fun on Tuesday, May 25th at 1:30 p.m.

United Methodist Women: The next meeting is scheduled for Saturday, June 5th at 9:00 a.m.

City Wide Garage Sale: The Annual citywide garage sales will be Saturday June 12.

Love in the Lunch Box: Please sign the sheet in the Lobby if you can help with the annual walking tacos lunch on June 24th from 10 a.m. to 1:00 pm (get food to and from church to Library and to serve the food.) Contact is Sheryl Brotton 316-706-4038.

Open Door: The United Methodist Open Door needs volunteers to do office jobs, distribution of food and work at the Klothes Kloset. Contact is Tim Stead at 316-267-4201 or 316-265-9371.

Dial-In Worship Line: Call no more than 5 minutes before 11 a.m. to (551) 258-6349 to listen to the live stream audio without the need of a computer or internet connection –just use a landline, flip phone or smart phone.

DUMC Amazon Alexa Skill: You may listen to this week’s announcements and sermon at your command by using the Douglass United Methodist Church Alexa Skill. Search Douglass United Methodist Church in the Alexa skill store and say “Alexa, open Douglass United Methodist” and the latest announcements and sermon will be played.

Birthday:

Collier Coombes……………………………05-16
Andy Carlisle………………………………….05-20

Anniversaries:

Elaine & Rodney Barneycastle………..05-21
Ron & Terie Shurtz………………………….05-21

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Mary Ann Moore
Pianist: Brook Roberts


Printable Version: 5-16-2021 Printable Bulletin