Haven Jerome Church Bulletin – April 14, 2014

GATHERING

ANNOUNCEMENTS

GREETING

Leader:  Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol Him, all you peoples. For great is His love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.

All: Praise the Lord.

 

PRELUDE                                                                                                     Kathy Nash

 

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: We are in God’s holy place, not to worship ourselves, but our Creator;

All: Not to worship the things of the world, but their Giver;

Leader: Not to worship the Church, but its Lord.

All: Come, let us worship God together!

 

* HYMN                        “Easter People, Raise Your Voices”                      UMH #304

PRAYER OF CONFESSION-Unison

Almighty God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, we confess to you that we have sinned against you in thought, word and deed.  We are sorry, and we ask you to forgive us.  Fill us with holy reverence; give us grace to change our lives; mold us by your Word and your will; and help us live in a way that will glorify Christ, through whom we pray.  Amen

 

ASSURANCE OF PARDON

 

TIME WITH YOUTH

 

*HYMN                            “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”                          UMH #89                                                                                                         

 

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON                                                       Psalm 30:1-3, 11-12                                                                        

 

PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS

OFFERTORY PRAYER-Unison

All the treasures of the world are yours, O God, and you have blessed us abundantly.  We offer back to you some of what you have given to us, in order that it might be used to your honor and glory and help the needy of all the earth.  We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen. 

 

RECEIVING OUR OFFERING

*PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING

*DOXOLOGY                                                                                                 UMH #95

 

JOYS AND CONCERNS-PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

THE LORD’S PRAYER

 

PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD

NEW TESTAMENT LESSON                                                                  John 21:1-19

 

THE MESSAGE                 “Feed My Little Sheep”                   Reverend Ed Womack

 

*HYMN                                       “Christ Is Alive”                                       UMH# 318

 

SENDING FORTH

*CIRCLE SONG:                         “He Lives”                                              UMH #310

He lives, He lives, Christ Jesus lives today! He walks with me and talks with me along life’s narrow way. He lives, He lives, salvation to impart! You ask me how I know He lives! He lives within my heart.

 

*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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