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:



January 25, 2015

Worship: 8:30 A.M. & 11:00 A.M.

Third Sunday after the Epiphany/DWU Peru Team Worship Service

Our Mission:

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



Today’s Worship Service






REGISTERING ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)


SPECIAL MUSIC (8:30am Service)       “How Beautiful”        Agape Bells

   (11:00am Service)           “Holy, Holy, Holy”                        Kingdom Bells



*WORSHIP IN SONG                                “Relentless; All the Power and Powerless”

                                                                   “How He Loves”


PERU TRIP VIDEO AND TALK                                                                                       

PRAISE SONG                                      “One Thing Remains”

FOR THE YOUNG & YOUNG AT HEART         Ana Morel & Madeline DeBeer

SCRIPTURE                                                   Romans 12:9-16 (p. 980)

                                                                        Ashton Diede

MESSAGE             “Keep It Short, Keep It Interesting”       Eric VanMeter



PRAISE SONG                                              “Come As You Are”



Praise Team: Gena Brandt; Ross & Dena Den Herder; Bill Sohl, Steve King, Diane Kisch, Craig Sherman, Barb & Heather Hirsch, Amanda Gravholt, Melissa Rempfer, Julie Mooney, Kaitlyn Stewart, Sophie McKee, Ryan Ginn


January 25 – February 1

Today:   8:30 AM   -  “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Don Boyd in memory of Shirley Berry.

             8:30 AM   -  (S.L.W.S) Adult Sunday School Class, Wesley Hall

             9:30 AM   -  Coffee Fellowship in Wesley Hall  

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

                             -  Adult Crusader Sunday School Class

                             -  Women’s Bible Study, Upper Room

                             -  B.A.S.I.C. Adult Sunday School Class, Conference Room

                             -  Rev. Ron’s Adult Sunday School Class,

             1:00 PM   -  Financial Peace, Upper Room

             5:00 PM   -  International Food Festival

   6:30 – 8:00 PM   -  KFC Youth Group

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

             4:00 PM   -  Sweet Adelines   

             6:00 PM   -  Youth Council meets, Conference Room                                          

               7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Tuesday:    7 AM   -  God Winks Circle, Fryn’ Pan

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

             1:00 PM   -  Piecemakers Quilting

             1:30 PM   -  History Committee meets

             6:30 PM   -  Church Council meets, Sanctuary

Wednesday: 7 AM  -  Men’s Bible Study

                             -  REMINDER is mailed

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

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

       6:45-7:15 PM -   Agape Bells Music Room (room 207) (for 6th through adult)          

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

               7:15 PM      - Chancel Choir Rehearsal           

               7:30 PM   -  Senior High Youth Group

             7:45 PM   -  Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Thursday: 7:00 AM   -  Men’s Breakfast at Fry’n Pan

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

               5:00 PM   -  Staff meeting, Conference Room

               7:30 PM   -  Night Club meets, Upper Room

Friday:   7:00 AM   -  Sweet Adelines making subs, Wesley Hall

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

             5:30 PM   -  Narcotics Anonymous potluck, Wesley Hall

Next Sunday:        -  Communion

- KYNT Radio Broadcast It’s time to sign up to sponsor a Radio Broadcast during the 2015 year.  The signup folder is located on the table in the Church Lounge. If you want a certain date, get signed up right away.  The cost to sponsor a Sunday broadcast is $45.00.

- United Methodist Women will meet on Monday, February 2nd at 1:30pm in the upstairs lobby of the church.  Delores Kafka will present the devotions as well as co-hostess with Margie Stengle.  The program will feature Parish Nurse Susan Thorson and a presentation from a representative of Abbott House in Mitchell SD which provides residential and foster home treatment for girls between the ages of 7 and 18. All women of the church are invited to spend 90 minutes with us in conversation, education and worship.

- Needed Pillow Case dresses are being sewn for a March trip to Haiti. Donations of ribbon or bias tape are needed for this project. There will be a basket located in Wesley Hall for these items. 

- Financial Peace classes Sundays at 1pm in the Upper Room, please use the north entrance, east door. The class will last about 11/2 hours and is a 9 week course.  Classes are open to anyone new and costs $99. Anyone who has taken the class before may attend for free as a refresher course. Any questions please contact Denise Willman or Laurie Baily.

- Trappist monk and prolific author, Thomas Merton continues to inspire millions of people of all faiths.  Come reflect with us on the 100th anniversary of his birth.  A half-day event will celebrate “Thomas Merton: His Journey & Legacy” at the Benedictine Peace Center Sat., Jan. 31, 9:00 a.m. to noon, marking the 100th anniversary of Merton’s birth.  Register at / 605-668-6292.  Free will offering.  For more information and to download a brochure, go to


- 2015 Calendars, compliments of Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home, are now available. You can pick them up from the table in the Church Lounge or outside the Church Office. 

- Church facebook - Below is the link for the Church facebook or you can just search First United Methodist Church Yankton to find it.

Sr. High Youth News

Please make sure you grab a survey from Kevin as we are amping up for a Great 2015 Here at First. We want your feedback and need your ideas!

Winter Connection (We need a male and female leader to take the kids to this event, stay with them the entire time and to drive them back to the church on Saturday)  

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)

Kids for Christ

Jan., 25th – KFC 4:30-5:30pm. Meet at the Ice Skating Arena. Please drop youth off at 4:30pm and pick up at 5:30pm.  

Jan., 30th – 31stWinter Connection (We need a male and female leader to take the kids to this event, stay with them the entire time and to drive them back to the church on Saturday)  

**Mark your calendars for Winter Connection January 30th @ 7 pm – January 31st @ 3pm.  The location is at FUMC in Sioux Falls.  This is a lock-in opportunity to share with area youth.  The kids will participate in a trip to the Washington Pavilion during the Winter Connection.

In His Service:

Senior Pastor                                        Rev. Ron Johnson (

Youth Pastor                                          Kevin Ryherd (

Church Secretary                                    Lisa Loecker (

Facility Manager                                     Craig Sherman

Organist                                                 Jill Wilson

Pianist                                                     Julie Mooney

Projection Operator                              Matt Pietz

Greeters            (8:30) Ken & Judy Bevers (11:00) Dee Carson; Rose Nedved

Ushers             (8:30) Kevin McKee, Rhonda Hofer, Dick & Linda Fox

                           (11:00) Jess & Sandy Dennis; Arlo & Carlene Watchon

Valet                                                (8:30) (11:00) Toby Gall

Acolyte                                                  Caleb Kisch

Coffee Fellowship                               Mark & Syndee Droppers; Jean Droppers

Nursery Attendant                               Kathy Lawrence

In Our Thoughts and Prayers:

Don & Carole Hurley’s daughter, Valinda.

Church family serving in the military: all men & women serving in the military and their families.

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.)