May 2nd, 2021 | 5th Sunday of Easter
Order of Service
Announcements / Joys and Concerns
Opening Prayer / Lord’s Prayer
Call to Worship:
Leader: Stillness of mind is what is being commanded today.
PEOPLE: A REST IN THE SPIRIT WITH CONFIDENCE OF WHO OUR GOD IS AND
WHAT HE IS ABLE TO DO ON OUR BEHALF.
Leader: Are you troubled in your mind? Is the ocean of your life rising? Is the storm
in your life raging and the thunder seems to continue to roar without any relief in
PEOPLE: PEOPLE OF GOD, “BE STILL” FOR GOD DECLARES THAT HE, THE GREAT “I
AM” IS GOD AND BESIDES HIM THERE IS NO OTHER.
Leader: Yes, the Lord our God gives us an assurance on today that we can take
courage in Him, regardless of what is going on in our lives.
PEOPLE: THE COMMAND TO THE PEOPLE OF GOD IS TO BE “STILL.” THIS DOES
NOT MEAN STOP AND DO NOTHING. BUT WHAT IT DOES MEAN IS TO BE STILL IN
YOUR SPIRITUAL POSITION WITH CHRIST. BE STILL SPIRITUALLY. STAY CALM!
TRUST GOD AND OBEY.
Hymn of Praise: #522 – “Leave it There” (Verses 1, 2, 3 & 4)
The Children’s Sermon – Given By: Pastor Debbie Senters
Offering / Doxology
Old Testament Reading – Psalm 46:10
Gloria Patri #70
The Word Proclaimed – “The Practice of Slowing”
Contemporary Song: FWS 2268 – “As We Gather at Your Table” (Verses 1, 2 & 3)
Holy Communion & Breaking the Bread
Closing Hymn: #534 – “Be Still, My Soul (Verse 1)
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.
Finance Committee: The next meeting is today immediately following our Church
Clean-up Day: The City will be conducting this event on May 15th.
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
Card Players: Please join the fun on Tuesday, May 25th at 1:30 p.m.
UMW: The next meeting is scheduled for Saturday, June 5th at 9:00 a.m.
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-
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.
Seth & Callie Glaves…………05-05
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Mike Anderson
Pianist: Brook Roberts
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