Haven Church Bulletin – May 5, 2013

Sixth Sunday of Easter

GATHERING

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

GREETING                                                                                        Hebrews 13:20-21

 

PRELUDE

Kathy Nash

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord.

People:  He will exalt you.

Leader: Draw near to God.

All: He will draw near to you.

Leader: Come let us worship Him.

 

*HYMN                                    “Because He Lives”                                     UMH #364

 

TIME WITH YOUTH                                                                                  Janet Keffer

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON                                                                         Psalm 67

*HYMN                   “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence”                           UMH #626

 

PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS

OFFERTORY PRAYER

Eternal God: You have taught us through Your word to become one another’s burden and thus fulfill the law of Christ. Accept now, and bless these gifts to be used for the needs of Your people here and everywhere. For Jesus Name we pray. Amen.

 

RECEIVING OUR OFFERING

 

*PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING

 

*DOXOLOGY                                                                                               UMH #95

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE-JOYS AND CONCERNS                          Janet Keffer

PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD

NEW TESTAMENT LESSON                                                           Revelation 21:10, 22–22:5

 

THE MESSAGE                                                                                      Michael Keffer

*HYMN                                      “We are the Church”                                 UMH #558

 

COMMUNION

INVITATION/CONFESSION AND PARDON                                      UMH Page 12

 

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                                                                  UMH Page 13-15

 

THE LORD’S PRAYER

 

*RECEIVING COMMUNION

SENDING FORTH

*CIRCLE SONG:                         “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”               UMH #557

Blest be the tie that binds our hearts in Christian love; the fellowship of kindred minds is like to that above.

 

*BLESSING

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*Stand as you are able. The quiet room is available in the back of the sanctuary if needed.

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