Haven UMC Jerome Church Bulletin – April 7, 2013

GATHERING

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

GREETING

 

PRELUDE                                                        Kathy Nash

CALL TO WORSHIP

Leader: Our help is in the name of the Lord.

People:  who made heaven and earth.

Leader: O that people would praise the Lord for His goodness, for His wonderful works to the children of us all.

All: Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.

Leader: His mercy endures forever, come let us worship Him.

 

*HYMN                     “Lord, I Want to Be A Christian”                            Renew #145

 

TIME WITH YOUTH                                                                                  Janet Keffer

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON                                                 Psalm 116 vs.1-2, 12-19

*HYMN                   “Crown Him with Many Crowns”                               UMH #327

 

PRAYERS AND OFFERINGS

OFFERTORY PRAYER

You are the giver, O God, of every good and perfect gift. What can we bring to You except a token of our gratitude and a symbol of our love? But this we do, and gladly, and pray that You will accept and bless its use in the Name of Your greatest gift of all, Jesus Christ, through whom we pray. Amen.

 

RECEIVING OUR OFFERING

 

*PRESENTATION OF OUR OFFERING

 

*DOXOLOGY                                                                                               UMH # 95

 

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE-JOYS AND CONCERNS

PROCLAIMING GOD’S WORD

NEW TESTAMENT LESSON                                                                           Luke 22:14-30

 

THE MESSAGE                      “The Uninvited Guest”                          Michael Keffer

*HYMN                                      “Christ is Alive”                                        UMH#318 

 

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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