Bulletin: Fifth Sunday of Eastertide – May 14, 2017

New Street United Methodist Church

Fifth Sunday of Eastertide

“Mothers’ Day and

Celebration of the Christian Home”

Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon, Pastor

May 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

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PRELUDE AND KINDLING OF THE LIGHTS

WORDS OF WELCOME & ATTENDANCE REGISTRATION

CHORAL INTROIT                  “Come Away with Me”

 *CALL TO WORSHIP

L: For mothers and mentors, teachers and guides,

P:  We give thanks and praise this day.

L:  For friends who care, for families who nurture,

P:  We give thanks and praise this day.

L:  For this family of faith, for spiritual teachers,

P:  We give thanks and praise this day.

L:  For the gift of love, both given and received,

ALL:  We give thanks this day.

 *SHARING OF THE PEACE  OF CHRIST

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

 *OPENING HYMN:“A Mother Lined a Basket”   FWS, No. 2189

 PRAYER:  (prayed by all) 

It’s a good day you have given us, Lord.  It’s a good day to honor our mothers.  It’s a good day to tell our family members how much we love them.  It’s a good day for us to strengthen the bonds of affection within our congregation.  It’s a good day to express our love for you, our God.  Help us, God, to make this a really good day.  Amen.

 FIRST SCRIPTURE LESSONS:

         Exodus 2:1-10 & I Samuel 2:12-28

 A TIME WITH THE CHILDREN                      Pastor Dee-Ann

SUNG DISMISSAL FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL: 

     “Halle, halle, hallelujah!”  2X  FWS, No 2026

 SECOND SCRIPTURE LESSON:               Luke 1:39-45, 2:1-7

 ANTHEM      “Jesus Paid It All”                   Arr.   H. Helvey

 A MOTHERS’ DAY MESSAGE:  “Famous Moms in the Bible”

                                                                                     Rev. Dee-Ann Dixon

AFFIRMATION OF FAITH from

The United Church of Canada    No. 883

 SUNG RESPONSE:  “For the Beauty of the Earth”

  1. 1, 4, 6 No. 92

GIVING OF GOD’S TITHES & OUR OFFERINGS

OFFERTORY PRAYER: (prayed by all)

God, we realize it is easy to say we love one another, but it’s another thing to express that love in a tangible way.  We offer these gifts as one way to show our love in a tangible way.  Accept our tithes and offerings for your glory and in your service.  Amen

 OFFERTORY:   “Come Bless the Lord and Sing” 

                                                          Arr. Poorman & Poorman

 *SUNG THANKSGIVING: “Doxology”                                No. 94

 A TIME TO HONOR OUR MOTHERS

 NEWS OF GOD’S FAMILY & ANNOUNCEMENTS

 *CLOSING HYMN:  “Happy the Home when God Is There” 

                                                                                                                     No. 445

*BENEDICTION

*CHORAL BENEDICTION            “3-Fold Amen”

*POSTLUDE

 

*Indicates standing as you are able.

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

~The altar flowers are given in honor of Maggie Drennen by

  Paul Garrard

~Mothers’ Day bulletins are given in memory of Pat & Sylvia White

 by Andy & Tom White

Fellowship Hour is Pot Luck – Mother’s Day

 Those serving in worship:

Music Director:  Nancy Cleaver 

Organist-Pianist:  Rose Gamblin

Reader: Sharon Foster

Acolyte: Jordan Dixon-Gross

Nursery: Sarah Raines

Greeters: TBA

 FWS – Faith We Sing Hymnal

Worship resources come from:  “

 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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