DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Weekly Bulletin for August 1st, 2021
The 10th Sunday After Pentecost
Order of Service
Welcome & Announcements
Hymn of Praise – UMH #89 – “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” (Verses 1,2,3,4)
Call to Worship:
Leader: Create in me a clear heart, O God,
PEOPLE: and put a new and right spirit in me
Leader: Do not cast me away from your presence,
PEOPLE: And do not take your holy spirit from me
Leader: Restore to me the joy of your salvation
PEOPLE: and sustain in me a willing spirit.
Hymn: UMH #496 – “Sweet Hour of Prayer” (Verses 1,2,3)
The Children’s Time with Larry Darter
Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
The Lord’s Prayer
Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Old Testament Reading – Genesis 50: 19-21
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God
The Word Proclaimed – “Change Your Life, Change Your Story”
Communion Song: FWS#618 – “Let Us Break Bread Together” (Verses 1, 2, 3)
Holy Communion & Breaking the Bread
Closing Hymn: UMH #349 – “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” (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.
National Night Out at City Park & Pool on Tuesday, Aug. 3rd: Our church has been asked by the city to provide hot dogs and buns for this fun community event. They will begin to serve food at 5:30 and then the pool opens at 7:00 p.m. Be a church ambassador and join in the fun!
Senior Center: A Retirement Reception to honor Peggy Bannon will be hosted on August 21st from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Please join the Senior Center members as they honor and recognize Peggy for her 18 years of service as their Director.
Service Recognition for Brook: Brook has decided she can no longer keep up to the obligation of being our regular pianist. Her last Sunday will be on August 29th. In recognition of her service to this congregation, we would like to honor her with a potluck reception and kind words of thanks for her 40+ years with our church family.
“I’m not going to church today looking for God. I’m going to worship the God who came looking for me!”
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 a smart phone.
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Serving You Today:
Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Larry Darter
Pianist: Brook Roberts