Bulletin: 11th Sunday after the Pentecost – August 20, 2017

“…Then I said, ‘Ah, Lord God! Truly I do not know how to speak, for I am only a boy.’  But the Lord said to me, ‘Do not say, ‘I am only a boy, if you shall go to all to who I send you, and you shall speak whatever I command you.  Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you says the Lord.” Jeremiah 1:6-8 (NRSV)

PRELUDE AND KINDLING OF THE LIGHTS

WORDS OF WELCOME & ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION

CONGREGATIONAL SUNG OPENING: “Holy Ground”  sing 2X              FWS, No. 2272

“We are standing on holy ground, and I know that there are angels all around; let us praise Jesus now; we are standing in his presence on holy ground.”

*CALL TO WORSHIP AND PRAISE:   “Psalm 91”        No. 811-12

*SHARING OF THE PEACE OF CHRIST

L:  The peace of Christ be with you.  P:  And also with you.

*HYMN SING: No. 394  “Something Beautiful” 2X

No. 171 “There’s Something About that Name” 2X

No.143  “On Eagle’s Wings”  2X

PRAYER :     prayed by Miles Dixon-Gross

FIRST SCRIPTURE LESSON:                             Jeremiah 1: 1-10                                 

A TIME WITH THE CHILDREN                               Pastor Dee-Ann Dixon

SUNG RESPONSE:     “Where Children Belong” sing 2X              FWS, No. 2233

“This, this is where children belong, welcomed as part of the worshipping throng.  Water, God’s Word, bread and cup, and song: This is where children belong.”

SECOND SCRIPTURE LESSON:         Luke 10:25-37 and James 1:22-25                       

                                                      SONG OF PREPARATION: “Here I Am, Lord”             No. 593

MESSAGE: “CELEBRATING THE GIFTS & EXPERIENCES OF OUR YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS”

“TEEN WEEK” Talks – Sam Corum, Jordan Dixon-Gross, Maya Dixon-Gross, Eva Smith

Celebrating the Power of Poetry –   Malik Harleston

 SUNG RESPONSE:    “Glorify Thy Name” FWS, No. 2016                       

GIVING OF GOD’S TITHES & OUR OFFERINGS

OFFERING PRAYER (by pastor)

OFFERTORY:    

*OFFERTORY RESPONSE:        “My Tribute”            No. 99

“To God be the glory, to God be the glory, to God be the glory for the things he has done.  With his blood he has saved us; with his power he has raised us; to God be the glory for the things he has done.”

NEWS OF GOD’S FAMILY AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

*CLOSING SONG:       “The Gift of Love” No. 408

*PASTOR’S BENEDICTION

*CONGREGATION SUNG BENEDICTION:    “Let Us Now Depart in Thy Peace” No. 668

“Let us now depart in thy peace, blessed Jesus.  Send us to our homes with God’s love in our hearts.  Let not the busy world claim all our loyalties.  Keep us ever mindful, dear Lord, of thee.”           

*POSTLUDE

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*Indicates standing as you are able.

~We welcome all visitors to the morning worship.  We are blessed to have you with us.

~The altar flowers are given in memory of Burke Feaster by Carole Feaster

Fellowship Hour is hosted by Regina Rohrer, Diane Price, & Loretta Homan

THOSE SERVING IN CHURCH TODAY:

Pastor:  Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon

Music Director:  Nancy Cleaver    Organist/Pianist: Rose Gamblin

Acolyte: Claire Price Reader: Andy White

Nursery: Sarah Raines

Greeters: TBA

FWS – Faith We Sing Hymnal

Worship resources come from ““Who Is Jesus?” by Judy Siker.”

New Street United Methodist Church

Rev. G. Dee-Ann Dixon

P.O. Box 188, Shepherdstown, WV 25443     Street Address:  202 West New Street – Corners of Church and New Streets

Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  Phone: (304) 876-2362

[email protected]   &   www.newstreetumc.com

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