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

DOUGLASS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Weekly Bulletin for August 8th, 2021

The 11th Sunday After Pentecost

Order of Service

Announcements

Prelude

Hymn of Praise: UMH #140 - “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” (Verses 1,2,3)

Welcome

Call to Worship:
Leader: Welcome this day to the house of our God.
PEOPLE: We are greeted in peace and in love.
Leader: Welcome this day to the worship of our Creator.
PEOPLE: We worship in hope and with grace.
Leader: Welcome this day to our community of faith,
PEOPLE: Where we are sisters and brothers in Christ.

Opening Prayer

The Children’s Time & Blessing of the School Back Packs

Contemporary Hymn: FWS #2145 “I’ve Got Peace Like a River” (Verses 1,2,3)

Celebration & Concerns of Church & Community

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Bringing to God our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory/Doxology

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Old Testament Reading - Exodus 14:1-14

Reading Response:
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God,
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God.

Gloria Patri - UMH #70

The Word Proclaimed - “First Step Is Faith”

Closing Hymn - UMH #666 “Shalom to You” (Verse 1)

Benediction


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 Thank You: Thanks to the cooks and servers and all who joined the community in the park. Thanks to Mike & Lori for providing the hot dogs and buns for this event.

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 the Director.

TEFAP: Please sign the sheet in the lobby, if you can help from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. on August 28th.

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.

“When fear knocks, let FAITH answer the door!" Words to live by from Robin Roberts

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.

Birthdays:

Krislyn Henderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .08 08
Shelby Little . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08-09
Jaicey Perez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 08-10

Anniversaries:

None noted

Serving You Today:

Pastor: Debbie Senters
Liturgist: Genevieve Hood
Pianist: Brook Roberts