First United Methodist Church - Yankton
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
207 W 11th St Yankton SD 57078 (605) 665-2991


Yankton, South Dakota

(605) 665-2991    Fax # (605) 665-9603

E-mail address:



March 9, 2014

Contemporary Worship: 8:45 A.M.

First Sunday in Lent/Girl Scout Sunday

Our Mission:

“To grow disciples of Jesus Christ and equip them for ministry in the world.”



A Time of Gathering and Praise


GATHERING MUSIC All Because Of Jesus





Girl Scouts and Brownies


REGISTERING OUR ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)


*SONGS OF PRAISE      As It Is In Heaven”

Mighty to Save








FOR THE YOUNG & YOUNG AT HEART     “When You Are Tempted”


SCRIPTURE Matthew 4:1-11(p.3)


MESSAGE         “Remaining Faithful in the Weary Times” Rev. Ron




*SENDING FORTH Change My Heart, Oh God




Praise Team: Gena Brandt; Ross & Dena Den Herder; Barb & Heather Hirsch, Melissa Rempfer; Bill Sohl, Monte Gulick, Steve King, Nick & Tracy Kisch, Diane Kisch, Julie Mooney, Hali Strom; Kaitlyn Stewart, Sophie McKee, Ryan Ginn





Traditional Worship

10:45 A.M.

March 9, 2014

First Sunday in Lent/Girl Scout Sunday

 Our Mission:

“To grow disciples of Jesus Christ and equip them for ministry in the world.”


A Time of Gathering and Praise





Girl Scouts\Brownies

ANTHEM                    Love Lifted Me Chancel Choir

REGISTERING OUR ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)


We come together to ask for courage to suffer and to withstand.

The temptation to believe we are above temptation,

The temptation to believe we will have time to follow Jesus later.

The temptation to blame others for our choices.

We come to ask for the courage to suffer temptation

And endure with grace

We come to be more faithful disciples right now, right here.  



*HYMN OF PRAISE #140 (blue hymnal) “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”

*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH #885 (blue hymnal) “A Modern Affirmation”


A Time of Prayer





PRAYER RESPONSE #494 blue hymnal) (stz. 1)

“Kum Ba Yah (Come By Here)


A Time of Proclamation


FOR THE YOUNG & YOUNG AT HEART     “When You Are Tempted”

SCRIPTURE  Matthew 4:1-11 (p. 3)

MESSAGE     “Remaining Faithful in the Weary Times” Rev. Ron

A Time of Response and Dedication




*OFFERTORY RESPONSE #95 (blue hymnal)

“Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow”


*HYMN OF DEDICATION #534 (blue hymnal) “Be Still, My Soul”


A Time of Sending Forth



*SONG OF PARTING #671 (blue hymnal) (stz. 1)

“Lord, Dismiss Us With Thy Blessing”



*Indicates Congregation stand, if you are comfortable doing so. Large print hymnals and bulletins are available, as are hearing devices.  Please ask an usher for assistance.  Nursery care provided for 0-4 year old children 8:45 - 11:45 AM. **Please turn off or mute your cell phones. Thank you.

Summer Camp – Time to start planning!

Camp brochures should be here – if you did not get one in the mail you can find them on the bulletin board as you come in to the church or in the Education Office.  Deadline for the Early Bird price is April 30th.  The church & UMW will take care of ½ of the early bird cost of one camp per youth.   If your youth is going to more than one camp you are responsible for the cost of the other camps.  If you register after April 30th – the church & UMW will only pay for ½ of the early bird cost.  You will be responsible for the difference between early bird and full price.

The registration process is a little different this year.   You will need to call Lisa in the office to get the church code that you will enter on the registration form this code will automatically subtract the church’s portion from your payment.  Full payment is due when you register this year. To do this you will be able to select one of 2 options:  to pay in full or pay monthly with automatic credit card payments.  If you choice the automatic credit card payments the first payment will be for $75 and balance of the amount you owe will be divided equally by the months remaining through August (ex: if you register in March and the camp you register for is $300, the church code will lower your payment to $150.  $75 will be charged to your credit card at the time of registration, the remaining $75 will be divided by 5months so at the first of each month from April to August $15 will be charged to your credit card.)  You will be able to register more than one person at a time but if you are registering the same person for more than one camp you need to do a separate registration online for the second camp.  If you have questions about this process you can call Lisa in the office or Diane Kisch at 660-1242.

The Conference runs a Cross State Bus to Storm Mountain – if you plan to have your youth ride the bus you must mark it on your registration form.

We encourage you to attend camps that other youth in your grades are going to – hopefully we can carpool whenever possible.  Remember if your child is riding with someone it is common courtesy to help cover the cost of gas.  If you plan to use the church van – it needs to be half full (8 people or more – if you only have 7 and feel you need to use the church van check with the chairperson of the Trustees, Pastor Bob or Rev Ron).  Those riding in the van are responsible for gas.  Lisa in the office needs to know if you would like your youth to ride in the church van or carpool with others.  She will be able to tell you if anyone else is signed up for a camp you are thinking about. It is very helpful if Lisa gets a copy of your registration forms so she knows what camps you youth are going to.

For the 1st – 3rd graders we need to have 1 adult attend camp with every 5 campers.  There is a cost for Shepherds that attend SonShine camp (K & 1st graders) & DaySpring (2nd & 3rd graders). 

  Remember the grade listed for each camp is the grade the camper is currently in.



March 9 – 16


                          Today: 8:30 AM - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Ted

                          Mickelson in memory of Nadine Mickelson.

                                                  -     The rose on the altar announces the birth of Dylan Joseph, son of Alexa Davis & Caleb Barnett, born Thursday, March 6th.

                          9 AM - (S.L.W.S.) Adult Sunday School class, Adult Sunday School room

9:45 AM - Sunday School, All ages, Education Wing

- Women’s Bible Study, Upper Room

4:00 PM - Financial Peace, Upper Room

Monday: 9:30 AM - Women’s Bible Study, Upper Room

6:30 PM - Sweet Adelines, Church Lounge

  7:00 PM - Education Committee, Adult Sunday School Room

Tuesday: 7 AM - Drawing a Circle Around Women, Fryn’ Pan

8:30 AM - Free Wal-Mart baked goods, Assembly of God Church

1:00 PM - Piecemakers Quilting

5:30 PM - Safe Sanctuary, Conference Room

6:30 PM - Financial Peace, Upper Room

- Missions Committee meets, Conference Room

Wednesday: 7 AM - Men’s Bible Study, Wesley Hall All are invited.

5:45 - 7:15 PM - Confirmand class in Wesley Hall

5:15 - 5:45 PM - Kingdom Bells, (2nd-5th grade) rehearsal, Music Room (room 207)

5:30 PM - Finance Committee, Adult Sunday School Room

5:45 - 6:40 PM - Jubilee Bells (Adults) rehearsal in the Music Room (room 207)

6:30 PM - Women’s Bible Study in the Upper Room

6:45 - 7:15 PM - Youth Bells (grades 6-12) rehearsal, Music Room (room 207)

7:15 PM - Lenten Study in the Sanctuary  

8:00 PM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal (throughout Lent)

7:30 PM - KFC Youth & Senior High Youth Group

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Thursday 7 AM - Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, Fryn’ Pan      

Noon - Information for the Bulletin due to church Office

Noon - YAMA meeting at JoDean’s

5:00 PM - Staff meeting, Conference Room

              7:30 PM - Night Club. All women are invited. Upper Room

Friday: 8:30 AM  - Free Wal-Mart baked goods, meat & produce available at Assembly of God

12:30 PM - Administrative Committee Chairs & Vice Chairs at Minervas

2 – 8 PM - Scout Derby setup in Wesley Hall

Saturday: 9 AM - Scout Derby in Wesley Hall

7:00 PM - Night Club lock-in

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room


- KYNT Radio Broadcast The signup folder is located on the table in the Church Lounge. There are several dates available.  If you want a certain date, reserve it now.  The cost to sponsor a Sunday broadcast is $45.00.


- Lenten Study Our Lenten DVD study this year will focus on Adam Hamilton's book "24 Hours That Changed the World."  Hamilton guides us through the last day of Jesus' life.  Mark Beeson, Lead Pastor of Granger Community Church in Granger, Indiana writes that "Adam Hamilton's 24 Hours That Changed the World delivers solid scholarship describing how the day of Christ's crucifixion unfolded. It also suggests that our response to Christ's work-when it appears evil has the upper hand-can be one of courageous hope and great courage".  Hamilton begins with the Last Supper, which took place on Thursday night, and ends with Christ's death on the cross the following afternoon.  There will also be a time of reflection on the Resurrection. The aim of the study is to help us better understand the events that occurred during the last twenty-four hours of Jesus' life, see more clearly the theological significance of Christ's suffering and death, and reflect upon the meaning of these events for our lives.  In order to do this, we will look at the geographical and historical setting of the events of the fateful day; reflect theologically on Jesus' death; and, ultimately, look to see ourselves in the story, considering how we are like Pilate or Peter, Judas or John. This study will begin Wednesday, March 12th from 7:15-8:00 pm.  We will plan to meet on the Wednesdays throughout Lent and ending with the Wednesday of Holy Week.  I hope you will plan to join us for this informative and potentially life-changing journey and study!


- Van Transportation Help Needed Help is needed for Sunday 10:45am service van transportation. We are in need of a volunteer to drive the van to pick up folks in need of transportation. For further information contact Jane Gilmore at 665-8303. Prayerfully consider taking the time to minister to our members who need transportation.


- Thank You Kids for Christ would like to thank those members of the congregation that supported their soup supper on Ash Wednesday.  The youth raised a total of $350 to benefit Kids Against Hunger.  The kids will be packing rice meals on March 19th.  If you wish to make a contribution to help with their service work, please designate your gift KFC for KAH.  The donation can be left in the office or placed in the offering tray.


- The Mission Committee invites you to pack Kids Against Hunger rice meals on Saturday, March 15th.The time is set from 9:00 - 10:30am at Calvary Baptist Church. KAH meals are a nutritious rice meal sent to people that need help providing food for their family. Currently, Yankton KAH meals are helping people in Yankton, Rosebud Reservation, & Haiti. A donation of $25 per person is asked to help pay for the materials. If you are unable to donate, please come pack anyway. We need lots of help and ALL ages are welcome and appreciated.


- Ladies Night Club Lock-in the ladies of the Night Club Bible Study group will be holding a lock-in at the church on March 15th.  We will be meeting at the church around 7:00pm and we will be spending the night at the church. During the lock-in we will be snacking, playing games, watching movies and sharing God's love.  What a wonderful time for the ladies to spend the night out and get away.  If anyone would like to come for just a part of the lock-in, they are certainly welcome to.  The more ladies we have, the more fun we will have.  Please consider coming to join in the fun. Contact Denise Willman if you have questions. 


- Church Conference a Church Conference is scheduled for Thursday, March 20th at 7pm for the purpose of considering the Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee proposed to secure a full time youth pastor position. All members present at this conference will have a voice and vote on the proposal. Permission to have this conference has been given by our District Superintendent Rev. Roy Caudill.


- Habitat Rummage Sale the Habitat 500 Team is seeking donations for their annual spring rummage sale to be hosted at FUMC on April 4th & 5th.  Start your spring cleaning. Call Tom or Jane Gilmore at 665-8303 to schedule a time for your donations to be picked up.  All proceeds from this event support our local Habitat for Humanity.


- Priscilla Shirer Live Simulcast Saturday, April 5th at 8:15am - 4:35pm.  Tickets $30.00 Includes Breakfast and Lunch.  Our schedules are so packed that we forget that every single day we need to be in the Word of God. The Priscilla Live Simulcast provides a unique opportunity to position yourself to hear from Him.  Please Join us for this special event.  Contact 665-2991 for Schedule and Tickets.  Please use 11th Street - North Entrance.


- Hello My Name Is…The Acoustic Tour Coming to Mount Marty College! Mount Marty College is preparing to welcome the “Hello My Name Is…The Acoustic Tour” to campus for a special night of music and worship in Cimpl Arena on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.Four-time GRAMMY nominated and American Music Award winning artist Matthew West says, “I'm a storyteller at heart, and I can't wait to spend an evening with the audience telling powerful, true stories, and singing the songs that were inspired by them."  Into The Light has produced two radio hit singles - "Forgiveness" and the record-breaking single "Hello My Name Is" that became the first single to chart for 17 weeks straight as No. 1 on the National Christian Audience radio chart. Tickets are on sale now at  Ticket prices are $16 if purchased in advance, $18 at the door, $12 for groups of 10 or more.  For more information contact


Sr. High Youth News


*Wed., Mar. 12th – Lenten Study - youth group following till 9:00. Please let Diane know today if you plan to attend youth group next week March 19th at Kids Against Hunger. She also needs to know if you want her to get a ticket for you for  the Matthew West Concert at MMC on Wed., April 23rd. If we purchase more than 10, cost of tickets (if still available) will be $12


*Sun., Mar. 16th – Youth and Parents meeting for those going on the Seattle Mission Trip. We will meet in the Sr. High Youth room following Sunday School (about 10:30).


*Wed., Mar. 19th – 7:00 till done – Packaging rice meals at Kids Against Hunger – Sr. High Youth will meet at Kids Against Hunger located at Calvary Baptist Church.


*Wed., Mar. 26th - Lenten study, youth group following till 9:00


Diane's office hours are Thursday morning from 9:00 to 10:30am (if these times do not work call her and she will set up a time that works for you.)

Contact info for Diane is  665-1500 or 660-1242


Youth and Parents, here are some ways you can stay up to date – or we have a group on Facebook – First UMC Sr. High Youth Group (Yankton).                    


KFC Youth News


March Schedule

3/12 KFC @ 7:30pm – 9:00pm/Treats – Alison


3/19 KFC @ 6:450pm We will leave the church by 6:50pm for the Kids Against Hunger Pack, kids will be dismissed at 9:00pm


3/26 KFC @ 7:30pm – 9:00pm/Treats Cole 


In Our Thoughts and Prayers:


Paul Aughenbaugh's niece Lianne Fritzsche Calhoun


People of Thailand and Southeast Asia suffering destruction by a typhoon

UMCOR who has a field office in Thailand.


Church family serving in the military: all men & women serving in the military and their families. Terry Triebwasser, brother of Julie Moderegger; Blaine, Mona Mullican's son


Above are the most recent prayer concerns. For prayer partners, a complete list is on the Welcome Table.


(If you have prayer requests for publication, please contact the church office.)


In His Service:


Senior Pastor                         Rev. Ron Johnson (

Associate Pastor Pastor Bob Cappel (

Church Secretary          Lisa Loecker (

Organist Jill Wilson

Pianist Melissa Rempfer

Chancel Choir Director Carolyn Cappel

Sound Technician Eric Pratt

Projection Operator Matt Pietz

Greeters      (8:45) (10:45)

Ushers                              (8:45) Mike & Denise Erickson


Valet (8:45) Mark Droppers (10:45) Laurie Baily

Coffee Fellowship Steve & Mary King & family

Acolyte (8:45) Megan McCorkell

Nursery Attendant Kathy Lawrence