DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Weekly Bulletin for August 15th, 2021
The 12th Sunday After Pentecost
Order of Service
Hymn of Praise: UMH #568 – “Christ For The World We Sing” (Verses 1,2,3,4)
Call to Worship:
Leader: For the beauty of the summer day.
PEOPLE: And the comfort of friends nearby;
Leader: For the invitation to love and be loved,
PEOPLE: For our God who extends that call;
Leader: For time set apart to nourish the soul,
PEOPLE: For time to go out into the world armed with love: For all these things we give thanks. Let us worship God.
The Children’s Time – Dee Moran
Contemporary Hymn: FWS #2025 – “As the Deer” (sing twice)
Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community
The Lord’s Prayer
Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings
Prayer of Thanksgiving
New Testament Reading – Matthew 12: 43-45
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God
Gloria Patri – UMH #70
The Word Proclaimed – “Accomplishing Anything”
Closing Hymn: UMH #397 – “I Need Thee Every Hour” (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.
Administrative Council Meeting: A meeting will be held following church on August 22nd from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
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.
“At the end of the day, I don’t want life to be about what I accomplished . . . I want it to be about what God accomplished in 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.
Hailee Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08 17
Ron Shurtz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08-22
Brad & Penny Morris . . . . . . . . . . . . . .08-19
Serving You Today:
Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Dee Moran
Pianist: Brook Roberts