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:



August 10, 2014

Contemporary Worship: 10:00 A.M.

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Our Mission:

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



A Time of Gathering and Praise



REGISTER ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)


*SONGS OF PRAISE      “Holy, Holy, Holy/Holy Holy Holy is the Lord of Hosts

“Isn’t He”








FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART            Cory Enfield


SCRIPTURE              Matthew 14:22-33 (p. 15)


MESSAGE                         Test of Faith Pastor Bob






SONG OF PRAISE               “Praise God from Whom All Blessing Flow”






*SENDING FORTH      “How Majestic is Your Name”

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



Traditional Worship

8:30 A.M.

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

 Our Mission:

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


A Time of Gathering and Praise




  Over the turbulent waves in our lives, Jesus calls us.

We get so busy watching the waves, we block out Jesus’ call.

     Look again. Jesus is calling to you.

          Lord, help us hear your voice.

     Come, place your trust in Jesus.

  Lord, forgive our doubts, receive our lives. AMEN


*HYMN OF PRAISE #277 (blue hymnal) Tell Me the Stories of Jesus


A Time of Prayer




PRAYER RESPONSE #2196 (black song book) (stz. 1) We Walk By Faith


A Time of Proclamation



SCRIPTURE Matthew 14:22-33 (p.15)

MESSAGE                   “Test of Faith”                  Pastor Bob


A Time of Response and Dedication




*OFFERTORY RESPONSE #99 (blue hymnal) “My Tribute”


HYMN OF DEDICATION #3101 (black song book) “Love Lifted Me”




A Time of Sending Forth



*RESPONSE TO THE BENEDICTION #2196 (black song book) (stz. 2)

“We Walk By Faith”


*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 8:30 - 11:00 AM. **Please turn off or mute your cell phones. Thank you


In Our Thoughts and Prayers:


Theo Thompson, great-great grandson of Jean Droppers


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 (

Church Secretary          Lisa Loecker (

Organist Jill Wilson

Pianist Craig Sherman

Sound Technician

Projection Operator Matt Pietz

Greeters      (8:30) Monte & Susan Schavee

(10:00) Bob Thue

Ushers                              (8:30) Mike & Denise Erickson

(10:00) Bob & Jane Walser

Valet (8:30) Mark Droppers (10:00) Laurie Baily

Coffee Fellowship    Mikael & Steve Pietila

Nursery Attendant Kathy Lawrence




August 10 – 17


Today: 8:30 AM - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored Randy & Sharon Heisinger in celebration of Vacation Bible School.

9:30 AM - Coffee Fellowship in Wesley Hall  

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

6:30 PM - Sweet Adelines, Church Lounge

7:00 PM - Education Committee meeting, 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

Wednesday: 7 AM - Men’s Bible Study, Majestic Bluffs

5:30 PM - Finance Committee meets, Conference Room

6:30 PM - Missions Committee meets, Conference Room

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

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

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

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

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Next Sunday: - Baby Shower for Lisa, everyone’s welcome to come

- Summer Worship Schedule Summer Worship Hours have begun and will run through Sunday, August 31st.  (8:30–9:30am – Traditional Worship Service); (9:30am-10:00am Coffee Fellowship); (10:00-11:00am – Contemporary Worship Service). Nursery available 8:30am-11:00am.


- The Staff Pastor Parish Relations Committee wishes to announce two paid positions available at FUMC. (1) Sound Technician. Duties include running the soundboard for weekly services, managing sound requirements of the praise team, and helping with the sound system for weddings and funerals. Training is available.

(2)Temporary Church Secretary position for three months beginning in October while Lisa is on maternity leave. Orientation will be provided.

Anyone who is interested may contact Daniel Johnson at 660-7115, Chad Herrmann 660-3179 or Rev. Ron Johnson at 665-2991.


- Sunday School Teachers Needed we are once again in need of volunteers to teach Sunday School.  This is the perfect time to get involved with the youth of our church.  We have lots of

available positions and if you are interested please call Denise Willman at 665-2869 or the church office. I promise you that you will be rewarded by your experiences of working with these youth.


- Teachers Meeting there will be a teachers meeting on August 24th at 11:30am in Wesley Hall.  This will be an opportunity to get your curriculum and order any supplies you may need. Rooms will be assigned and the safe sanctuary policy passed out.  Please join us and get to know who will be teaching what classroom.  This meeting will be for substitutes also. Any questions at all, please call Denise Willman at 665-2769. 


- Baby Shower for Lisa there will be a baby shower Sunday, August 17th at 4:00pm, Wesley Hall,    in honor of our church secretary Lisa Loecker. Lisa and her family are expecting a baby girl in October.  We would like to join in her excitement by hosting a shower and inviting First United Methodist Church to join in on the fun. Please come and join us for this fun opportunity. Lisa is registered at K-Mart, Wal-Mart and Target. Any questions, please contact Julie Moderegger, Denise Willman or Gena Brandt.  

- Mission Moments during the month of August, the Missions Committee will be holding a soap/shampoo drive, with items being donated to the Contact Center. We will be collecting donations of shampoo, conditioner, body wash, bar soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, baby oil, baby wash, wet wipes, baby powder, kids’ bubble bath, kids shampoo, kids body wash, deodorant, lotion, hand soap, hand sanitizer, dish soap and laundry detergent. We will also accept monetary donations to purchase items. Watch for our table between services on Sundays in August. Please have your donations turned in by August 31st.  


- United Methodist Women’s Project in an effort to make it more affordable to put together Layette Kits for the Marketplace, UMW is asking all members of the church to make note of what it takes to put these kits together and collect individual items which will later be assembled into complete kits. At each UMW meeting baskets will be out to collect items. Church members may give items to UMW members or leave the items at the church office to be added to the collection. Items needed must be new. They are: 6 cloth diapers, 2 shirts or one-piece body suits, 2 baby wash cloths, 2 gowns or sleepers, 2 diaper pins, 1 sweater or open front jacket, 2 receiving blankets (not crib blankets). You are encouraged to watch for sales and help with this project.


- Kingdom Chimes all 2nd-5th graders are invited to be a part of the Kingdom Chimes this fall.  We will meet in the Music Room, on Wednesday evenings from 5:15-5:45pm beginning Wednesday, September 3rd.  We will have a great time learning to read music and play in church once a month.  Please contact Sue May, 664-0582 if you have any questions.


- Youth Bell Choir the Youth Bell Choir, (grades 6-12) will begin on Wednesday, September 3rd from 6:45-7:25pm in the Music Room.  We have new contemporary music as well as new techniques we will be learning this year.  Please join us for a fun year in music ministry and fellowship.  Please contact Sue May, 664-0582 if you have any questions.


- Jubilee Bell Choir any adults that are interested in playing bells this year, the Jubilee Bell Choir has a place for you!  Prior music reading skills are helpful, but not required.  We have a great time together ringing and sharing the love of Christ through this musical ministry in our church.  We will begin on Wednesday, September 3rd from 5:45-6:40pm in the Music Room.  Please contact Sue May, 664-0582 if you have any questions.


- Chancel Choir the Chancel Choir offers opportunities for those who love to raise your voice in thanks and praise to God.  There is a place for you in this music ministry.  If you have been thinking of joining the choir, or if you are new to town or to the church, the Chancel Choir family within our larger church family is an excellent starting point. We are eager for you to join us as we sing a wide variety of music from contemporary to gospel. Choir will begin Sept. 3rd at 7:15pm in the Sanctuary. Call Carolyn Cappel, 660-8312 if you have questions.


- The Women's Bible Study that meets in the Upper Room during Sunday School will start a new study this fall.  On Sunday, September 7th at 9:45 am to 10:45am, we will study James, Mercy Triumphs by Beth Moore.  Be inspired to put your faith into action and get to know both the man and the Book of James.   We will have daily assignments and group sessions with video.  This study will end January 11th.  Come Join us - The Member book for this study is $20.  Call Joyce Anderson @605-660-7309 if you have any questions.


- Donate your old computer! Laptop, desktop, broken, working, computer parts, cords, all welcome. All computers will have data destroyed before being given away. If it can't be fixed, it will be recycled at a proper electronics recycling station. Please bring computers and computer parts and place them in the closet under the main stairs. If you cannot bring them in, we can pick them up. Contact Garrett, Gena, or Merle Brandt.


- Divorced Separated and Widowed Support Group The Family Education and Counseling Center, Inc. is pleased to announce that they have assumed sponsorship for this incredible program that has been a mainstay of the Yankton community for many, many years. The Divorced, Separated and Widowed group is a process designed to help those who have experienced any of these life change moments and would like some help processing those changes.  The group is faith based, but non-sectarian.  The next Groups will be starting on Monday September 22, at 7:00 PM, and will meet at Riverview Reformed Church, 1700 Burleigh St., Yankton.  If you have any questions or would like to register please call Family Education and Counseling Center, Inc at 605-260-9284.  



Sr. High Youth News


For those that went on the Seattle, WA mission trip, the pictures and video CD’s are in, please contact Diane Kisch to get your copy.


*Wed., August 20th – Sr. High Youth Group Kick off! We will meet at the church at 6:30pm, we will have supper together to start the evening.  Come prepared to get wet and maybe a little bit messy (bring a towel to dry off with)!


*Wed., August 27th – NO Olympics – 5:30 to 8:00pm at Riverside Park


Diane will not have office hours till Thurs., August 21st at 1:30 – 3:00pm. 


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


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