Stidham UMC -
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Sermons & Scripture

 
         
 
   March 25, 2018
          Palm Sunday
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship
 
Hymn - Hosanna, Loud Hosanna
 
Call to Worship
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  3-25-2018
 
Choir - Hosanna Processional
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn - The King of Love My Shepherd Is
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - Mark 1:1-11
 
Sermon - Into Jerusalem
               Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our service of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.  
 
March 11, 2018
Fourth Sunday of Lent
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship
 
 
Call to Worship
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  3-11-2018
 
Choir
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - Luke 18:9-14
 
Sermon - Mercy
               Rev. Tom Hunter (Guest Pastor)
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our service of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
March 5, 2018
Third Sunday of Lent
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship
 
 
Call to Worship - Worship
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  3-4-2018
 
Choir - 
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn - Let Us Break Bread Together
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - 1 Corinthians 1:18-31
 
Sermon - The Scandal
               Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Hymn - Alas! and Did My Savior Bleed
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our service of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
February 25, 2018
   Second Sunday of Lent
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship
 
 
Call to Worship - Psalm 22:23-31
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  2-25-2018
 
Choir - All Creatures of Our God and King
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - Romans 4:13-25
 
Sermon - Experience a Grace Filled Lent
               Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our service of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
February 18, 2018
    First Sunday of Lent
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship
 
 
Call to Worship - Psalm 25:1-10
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  2-18-2018
 
Choir - My God's So Good to Me
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - Mark 1:9-15
 
Sermon - Why Lent
               Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our service of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
February 11, 2018
Transfiguration Sunday
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship
 
 
Call to Worship - Psalm 50:1-6
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  2-11-2018
 
Choir - Just a Little Talk with Jesus
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - 2 Corinthians 4:1-7
 
Sermon - Light Up the Darkness
               Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our service of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
 February 4, 2018
Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship
 
 
Call to Worship - Psalm 147:1-20
 
Glory to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements
 
Choir - Behold the Lamb
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn - Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - Isaiah 40:21-31
 
Sermon - Light Up the Darkness
               Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
 
Hymn - There is a Balm in Gilead
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our service of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
December 24, 2017
    Christmas Eve
 
8:00 pm Service
 
Prelude
 
Advent Wreath Lighting
 
The Bidding Prayer
 
 
The First Lesson - Genesis 3:8-15-17-19
     Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus - verses 1,2
 
The Second Lesson - Genesis 22:15-18
     O Come, O Come Emmanuel - verses 1,2
 
The Third Lesson - Isaiah 9:2,6-7
     All Earth is Waiting - verses1,4
 
The Fourth Lesson -Isaiah 11:4a,6-9
 
The Fifth Lesson - Luke 1:26-35,38
     There's a Song in the Air - verses 1,4
 
The Sixth Lesson - Luke 2:1-7
     The First Noel - verse 1
 
The Seventh Lesson - Luke 2:8-16
     Choir - Angels Sing
 
The Eighth Lesson - Matthew 2:1-11
     We Three Kings verses 1,5
 
The Ninth Lesson - John 1:1-14
     Choir - Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
 
Christmas Communion
     Passing of the Sacraments 
 
Candle Light Carols
     Hark the Herald Angels Sing verses 1 & 3
 
     Silent Night, Holy Night Verses 1-4
 
 
December 24, 2017
     Fourth Sunday of Advent
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.                                                                                   
Fourth Advent Sunday - Advent Wreath Ceremony
 
The Children are dismissed to go to Children's Church
 
Call to Worship  -  Call to Worship
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  12-24-2017
 
Choir - One Small Child
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
 
Scripture Reading -  Luke 1:46-56

 
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
December 17, 2017
Third Sunday of Advent
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
Third Advent Sunday
Advent Wreath
     Light the Advent Candle
Advent Reading - Reading
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  11-17-2017
 
Choir - Of the Father's Love Begotten
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
 
Scripture Reading -  1 Thessalonians 5:16-24

 
Sermon  -  Joy is Our True Home
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
December 10, 2017
    Second Sunday of Advent
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Second Advent Sunday
Advent Wreath
Light the Advent Candle
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  11-10-2017
 
Choir - O Little Town of Bethlehem
 
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
 
Scripture Reading -  Mark 1:1-8 & Psalm 85

 
Sermon  -  Intersections of Life
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
December 3, 2017
First Sunday of Advent
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Advent Wreath - First Advent Sunday
Light the Advent Candle
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  11-3-2017
 
Choir - O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
 
Joys and Concerns
Prayers of the People
 
Scripture Reading -  Isaiah 64:1-9
 
Sermon  -  Emptiness Filled
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Service of Holy Communion
 
Taking of the Bread and Cup
 
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion
 
 
Giving the Bread and the Cup
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
November 26, 2017
Christ the King Sunday
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  11-26-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  11-26-2017
Special Music
 
Children's Story - No Children's Story
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Ephesians 1:15-23
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  My Hope is Built
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
November 5 2017
Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  11-5-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  11-5-2017
Children's Story - Susan Chavers
 
Prayers of the People
 
Scripture Reading -  Revelation 7:9-17
 
Sermon  -  The Great Cloud of Witness 
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Nicene Creed
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Service of Holy Communion - The Great Thanksgiving
 
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Giving the Bread and Cup
 
Hymn  -  God be with You till We Meet Again
 
Blessing
 
Choir - Choral Benediction
 
Recessional
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
September 29 2017
Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  10-29-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  10-29-2017
Children's Story - Kevin Fry
 
Joys & Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Deuteronomy 34:1-12
 
Sermon  -  Leading God's People 
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Pass it On
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
October 15, 2017
Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  10-15-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  10-15-2017
Children's Story 
Hymn - What a Friend We Have in Jesus
 
Joys & Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Philippians 4:1-9
Sermon  -  Attractive Faith
                Rev. Michael D Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
 September 24, 2017
Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  9-24-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  9-24-2017
Children's Story - Kevin Fry
Hymn - Grace Greater than Our Sin
 
Joys & Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Philippians 1:12-21
                Rev. Tom Hunter (guest pastor)
 
Hymn  -  Only Trust Him
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
September 17, 2017
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Hymn - Majesty, Worship His Majesty   (Sing 2 times)
Call to Worship  -  9-17-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  9-17-2017
Children's Story - Jen Carmichael
Hymn - He is Lord (sing 1 time)
 
Joys & Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Matthew 5:13-16
Sermon  -  Salt and Light 
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Freely, Freely (V 1 & 2)
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
   August 27, 2017
 Twelth Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  8-27-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  8-27-2017
Children's Story - Ed Wagoner
Hymn - This is the Day (sing 2 times)
 
Joys & Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Acts 1:1-8
Sermon  -  Doing What Jesus Said to Do
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Shalom (sing 2 times)
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
August 13, 2017
Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  8-13-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  8-13-2017
Children's Story
 
Joys & Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28
Sermon  -  Living Your Dream
                Dr. Phillip Klinger, Guest Minister
 
 
Hymn  -  Sent Forth by God's Blessing
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
     July 23, 2017
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  7-23-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-23-2017
Children's Story
 
Joys & Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Romans 8:12-25
Sermon  -  Joint Heir
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  He Touched Me
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
July 16, 2017
Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  7-16-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-16-2017
Children's Story - Kevin Fry
 
Joys & Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Romans 8:1-11
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Amazing Grace
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
July 9, 2017
Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  7-9-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-9-2017
Children's Story - Kevin Fry
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
Sermon  -  The Yoke of Jesus
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
July 2, 2017
Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  7-2-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-2-2017
Children's Story - Kevin Fry
Hymn - America the Beautiful  -  Hymnal Pg 696 -1-3
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Deuteronomy 10:12-13,13-17
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Service of Holy Communion
 
Invitation
 
Great Thanksgiving for Independance Day
 
Giving the Elements
 
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Closing Hymn  -  America - (My Country, Tis of Thee) Hymnal Pg 697 - 1-4
 
Blessing
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
June 25, 2017
Third Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  6-25-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  6-25-2017
Children's Story - Susan Chavers
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Genesis 21:8-21 & Matthew 10:24-39
Sermon  -  Difficult to Hear, Hard to Understand
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Closing Hymn  -  God Will Take Care of You
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
June 18, 2017
Second Sunday after Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  6-18-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  6-18-2017
Children's Story - 
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer

Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  1 Thessalonians 2:6b-12
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
June 4, 2017
Pentecost
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  6-4-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  6-4-2017
Children's Story
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer

Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  Acts 2:1-21 (CEB)
                Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
 
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Closing Hymn  -  Forward Through the Ages
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
May 28, 2017
Seventh Sunday of Easter
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  5-28-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  5-28-2017
Children's Story - Kevin Fry
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer

Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading -  1 Corinthians 1:1-9 (CEV)
Sermon  -  The Yes Face of God
                Dr Phillip Klinger - Guest Pastor
 
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Closing Hymn  -  Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
May 21, 2017
Sixth Sunday of Easter
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  5-21-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  5-21-2017
Children's Story - Arletta Brown
Hymn - Trust & Obey
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer

Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - John 14:15-29 (CEV)
Sermon  -  Trust & Obey -
                Dr Phillip Klinger - Guest Pastor
                Bulletin Insert
 
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Closing Hymn  -  It Is Well With My Soul
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
     May 7, 2017
   Fourth Sunday of Easter
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  5-7-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  5-7-2017
Choir - Rejoice!
Children's Story - Pastor Mike
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer

Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - Luke 24:13-35 (CEB)
Sermon  -  The Emmaus Experience
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Let Us Pray  -  Lord's Prayer
 
Closing Hymn  -  It Is Well With My Soul
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
    
April 30, 2017
Easter Sunday
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Call to Worship  -  4-30-2017
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory
Welcome and Announcements  -  4-30-2017
Choir - Rejoice!
Children's Story - Kevin Fry
 
Joys & Concerns
Pastoral Prayer

Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - John 20:24-29
Sermon  -  Skeptical Faith
                Rev.Michael Dillon
 
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
April 23, 2017
Second Sunday of Easter
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
Hymn  -  He Lives
 
Call to Worship
 
Children's Story
Hymn - Up From the Grave He Arose
 
Joys & Concerns
EPastoral Prayer

Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading - John 20:19-23
Sermon  -  When Jesus Walks In
                 Pastor Michael Dillon
Closing Hymn  -  Easter People Raise Your Voices
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
       April 16, 2017
               Easter Sunday
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Gospel Announcement - John 20:1-18
Processional Hymn - Christ the Lord is Risen Today
Opening Prayer  -  All Pray
Choir Anthem - I Will Rise
Welcome and Announcements  -  4-16-2017
Praise Duet - Sing Allelula
                    Pastor Mike & Chase Newkirk
Children's Story - Steve & Jeannie Plantenga
 
Joys & Concerns
Easter Prayer

Worshp with Tithes & Offerings 
Offering Dedication
 
Scripture Reading - Acts 10:34-43
Sermon  -  Why Easter?
                 Pastor Mike & Chase Newkirk
Closing Hymn  -  Because He Lives
Benediction
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
        April 9, 2017
          Passion/Palm Sunday
            10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell
Let the ringing of the bell prepare our hearts for worship.
 
Proclamation of Entrance into Jerusalem
Hear from the Gospel according to St Matthew how
our Lord Jesus entered into Jerusalem.
Gospel Reading  -  Matthew 21:1-11
 
Call to Worship  -  The People's Response
 
Processional Hymn  -  Hosanna, Loud Hosanna
 
Opening Prayer  -  All Pray
 
Psalter with Response  -  Psalm 118:14-29
Welcome and Announcements  -  4-9-2017
Choir  -  Hosanna Proccessional
Children's Story  -  The Children from the ROCK Ministry
 
 
Worship Tithes & Offerings
    Doxology
Offering Dedication
 
Scripture Reading  -  Matthew 26:36-46
 
Sermon  -  Watch and Pray
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Blessing
 
Recessional
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 
April 2, 2017
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Ringing of the Church Bell
Hymn  -  Let Us Break Bread Together
Call to Worship  -  4-2-2017
Welcome and Announcements  -  4-2-2017
Choir  -  Remember the Lord
Children's Story
 
Scripture Reading  -  Luke 22:14-30
 
Music Ministry - North Montgomery High School Quartet
                       Chase Newkirk, Cody Newkirk,
                       Andrew Samuelsen, Ethan Runyan
 
                Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
 
 
Closing Hymn  -  He Touched Me
 
Blessing - North Montgomery High School Quartet
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
March 26, 2017
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Ringing of the Church Bell
Hymn  -  Marching to Zion
Call to Worship  -  3-26-2017
Welcome and Announcements  -  3-26-2017
Choir  -  I know Whom I Have Believed
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Sermon Text  -  Hebrews 10:19-25
 
                Rev. Michael Dillon
                
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
January 29, 2017
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Ringing of the Church Bell
Call to Worship  -  Inspired by Matthew 5:3-2 & Luke 6:20-22
Welcome and Announcements  -  1-29-2017
Choir  -  Wonderful Grace of Jesus
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Sermon Text  -  Micah 6:6-8  Psalm 15:1-2 & Matthew 5:1-12
 
Sermon  -  The Wesley Effect
                Presented by the Wesley Foundation Students
                
 
Hymn  -  Victory in Jesus
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
January 22, 2017
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Ringing of the Church Bell
Call to Worship  -  Psalm 27: 1,4-6, 13-14
Welcome and Announcements  -  1-22-2017
Choir  -  Sing a New Song
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Sermon Text  -  Matthew 4:12-23
 
Sermon  -  Jesus Calls
                Dr. Phillip Klinger - Guest Minister
 
Hymn  -  Jesus Calls Us
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
January 15, 2017
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Ringing of the Church Bell
Call to Worship  -  
Welcome and Announcements  -  
Choir  -  We Three Kings
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  Amazing Grace
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Sermon Text  -  John 1:29-42
 
Sermon  -  The Eyes of Faith
                Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
January 8, 2017
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Gathering
Greeting
Hymn  -  Sing Allelula by Pastor Dillon and Chase Newkirk
PROCLAMATION
Schripture Lessons  -  Jeremiah 31:31-34  1 Peter 1:3-25  John 15:1-8
Hymn - Spirit Song
WESLEY COVENANT SERVICE 
Hymn  -  Take Our Bread
THANKSGIVING AND COMMUNION
 
Offering
Sending Forth
Hymn  -  Freely, Freely
Blessing
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
December 18, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  Reading - An Advent Wreath Meditations
                          Dave Brown & Family
After Reading Hymn - He Came Down-Love (See insert in Bulletin)
 
Hymn  -  Gloria (Refrain - Angles We Have Heard on High)

Welcome and Announcements - 12-18-2016
 
Choir  -  One Small Child
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Sermon Text  -  Isaiah 7:10-16 & Matthew 1:18-25
 
                Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
December 11, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  Reading - An Advent Wreath Meditations
                          The Josh Morlan Family
After Reading Hymn - He Came Down-Joy (See insert in Bulletin)
 
Hymn  -  Gloria (Refrain - Angles We Have Heard on High)

Welcome and Announcements - 12-11-2016
 
Choir  -  Amid the Cold of Winter
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Sermon Text  -  Isaiah 35:1-10
 
Sermon  -  Christmas Joy
                Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Joy to the World
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our service of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
December 5, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude - 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  Reading - An Advent Wreath Meditations
                          The Miller Family
After Reading Hymn - He Came Down-Light (See insert in Bulletin)
 
Hymn  -  Gloria (Refrain - Angles We Have Heard on High)

Welcome and Announcements - 12-4-2016
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Sermon Text  -  Isaiah 11:1-10
 
                Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
 
Communion
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
 Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
November 27, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  Reading - An Advent Wreath Meditations
                          The Driscol Family
After Reading Hymn - He Came Down (See insert in Bulletin)
 
Welcome and Announcements - 11-27-2016
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
                Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Freely, Freely
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
November 20, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  11-20-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  11-20-2016
 
Choir
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Text  -  2 Corinthians 9:6-15
 
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Freely, Freely
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
November 13, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  11-13-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  11-13-2016
 
Choir
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Text  -  1 Corinthians 16:1-4
 
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Lord, You have Come to the Lakeshore
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
November 6, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - Come, Thou Almighty King
 
Call to Worship  -  11-6-2016 - N/A
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  11-6-2016 - N/A
 
Choir
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  I Sing the Almighty Power of God
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Text  -  1 Chronicles 29:10-14
 
Message  -  God's Provision
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Hymn  -  For All the Saints
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
October 30, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  10-30-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  10-30-2016
 
Children's Story
 
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Text  -  Habakkuk 2:1-4
 
Message  -  What Do You See?
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
October 23, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
 
Call to Worship  -  10-23-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  10-23-2016
 
Choir  -  My God's So Good to Me
 
Children's Story  -  Kevin Fry
 
Hymn  -  Near to the Heart of God
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Text  -  2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18
 
Message  -  Life Reflections
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Through It All
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
October 16, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
 
Call to Worship  -  Psalm 119:97-104 CEV
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  10-16-2016
 
Choir  -  Great Day
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  Wonderful Words of Life
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Text  -  Jeremiah 31:27-34
 
Message  -  Ancient Future Faith
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Fairest Lord Jesus
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
 September 25, 2016
Mission Sunday
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Prayer for the Church  -  Prayer for the Church
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Message  -  School of Mission
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
September 18, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - My Hope is Built
 
Call to Worship  -  9-18-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  9-18-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  There is a Balm in Gilead
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Text  -  Jeremiah 8:18-9:1
 
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Service of Reception of Member into the Stidham UMC
 
Hymn  -  Blessed Assurance
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
September 11, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - How Great Thou Art
 
Call to Worship  -  9-11-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  9-1-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  Spirit Song
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading  -  Jeremiah 18:1-11
 
Message  -  Shaped by God
                 Rev. Michael D. Dillon
 
Communion
 
Hymn  -  Have Thine Own Way Lord
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
September 4, 2016
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - Holy, Holy, Holy
 
Call to Worship  -  
9-4-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  
9-4-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  My Faith Looks Up to Thee
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
    
 
Offering
    Doxology
 
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading  -  Luke 14L25-33
 
 
                 Dr Philip Klinger (Guest Minister)
 
Hymn  -  Sent Forth by God's Blessing
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
August 28, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  
 
Children's Story
 
 
Special Music 
 
 
Hymn  -  Lord Whose Love Through Humble Service
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
    
 
 
Offering
    Doxology
 
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading  -  Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
 
 
 
                 Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
August 21, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - Stand Up and Bless the Lord
 
Call to Worship  -  8-21-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  8-21-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  Now Thank We All Our God
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading  -  Hebrews 12:18-29
 
Message  -  The Unshakeable Kingdom                 
                  Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  Marching to Zion
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
August 14, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
 
Call to Worship  -  8-14-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  8-14-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  My Faith Looks Up to Thee
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading  -  Hebrews 11:29-12:2
 
Message  -  Ways to Strengthen Faith
                 Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  He Touched Me
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
August 7, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - God of Grace and God of Glory
 
Call to Worship  -  8-7-2016
 
Glory Be to the Father  -  Glory Be to the Father
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  8-7-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  I Know Whom I Believe
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Special Music
 
Scripture Reading  -  Hebrews 11:1-3,8-16
 
Message  -  Tenacious Faith
                  Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  -  How Firm a Foundation
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
July 31, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  - Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
 
Call to Worship  -  7-31-2016
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-31-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  - He Lives
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading  -  Colossians 3:1-4,20 
 
Message  -  Ressurection Living
                 Rev. Michael Dillon
 
Hymn  - Precious Name
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
July 24, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-24-2016
 
Presentation of Student Scholarships
 
Children's Story
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
    Doxology
Offertory Prayer
 
Call to Worship  -  7-24-2016
 
Hymn  -  Amazing Grace
 
Scripture Reading  -  Luke 11:1-13
 
Message  -  The Priority of Prayer
                 Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
July 17, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  7-17-2016
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-17-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  Victory in Jesus
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading  -  Colossians 1:15-23
 
Message  -  Hymn of Praise to Jesus
                 Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
July 10, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
 
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
 
Call to Worship  -  7-10-2016
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-10-2016
 
Children's Story
 
Hymn  -  Here I Am, Lord
 
Joys and Concerns
 
Pastoral Prayer
 
Offering
Offertory Prayer
 
Scripture Reading  -  Isaiah 6:1-9a
 
Message  -  My Calling
                     Rev. Michael Dillon
 
 
 
Benediction
 
Postlude
 
Our services of worship has ended; our worship of service begins.
 
July 3, 2016
 
10:30 AM Worship Service
 
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Prelude
Ringing of the Church Bell in Preparation of Worship
 
Hymn  -  America
 
Call to Worship  -  Reading
 
 
Welcome and Announcements  -  7-3-2016
 
Special Music  -  Hammered Dulcimer
 
Children's Story  -  Arletta Brown
 
Hymn  -  America the Beautiful
 
Joys and Concerns