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 2, 2015

Traditional Worship: 10:00 A.M.

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost/Holy Communion

Our Mission:

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



 A Time of Gathering and Praise


RITUAL OF FRIENDSHIP (Please leave complete address)


        Come before the Lord in holy worship

            We come hungering and thirsting for good bread and fresh water.

The Lord of the banquet has spread a table  

In faith we gather to eat and drink. We have come to be fed.

God’s grace is ready to feed us.

Let us celebrate the feast of his love.



*HYMN OF PRAISE #127 (blue hymnal) “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah


A Time of Prayer



PASTORAL PRAYER (The Lord’s Prayer will be used as a part of the Communion liturgy.)

PRAYER RESPONSE #641 (blue hymnal) “Fill My Cup


A Time of Proclamation


SCRIPTURE John 6:24-35 (p. 92)

MESSAGE                                       “Life’s Bread” Rev. Ron


A Time of Celebration


*COMMUNION SONG #629 (blue hymnal)  “You Satisfy the Hungry Heart







                  Christ be with you.

            And also with you.

            Lift up your hearts.

            We lift them up to God.

            Let us give our thanks to the Holy One.

            It is right to give our thanks and praise.


And so, with your creatures on earth and all the heavenly chorus, we praise your name and join their unending hymn, saying:

Holy, holy, holy One, God of power and might, heaven and earth are full of your glory.

Hosanna in the highest. Blessed is the one who comes in your holy name. Hosanna in the


Merciful Creator, Bread of Heaven, Spirit of Love, we praise you holy, eternal, nameless Name.




A Time of Sending Forth



*SONG OF PARTING #666 (blue hymnal) “Shalom to You”

*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 9:45 AM – 11:15 AM.


In Our Thoughts and Prayers:


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.)



August 2 - 9

Today: 8:30 AM - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Rodger & Mary Johnson in honor of their 63rd anniversary.

9:30 AM - Coffee Fellowship in Wesley Hall 

5:30 PM - VBS supper

6:00 - 800 PM - VBS

  6:00 – 7:30 PM - KFC & Sr. High Youth Group

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

5:30 PM - VBS supper

6:00-800 PM - VBS

6:30 PM - Sweet Adeline’s

              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

5:30 PM - VBS supper

6:00-800 PM - VBS

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

5:30 PM - VBS supper

6:00-800 PM - VBS

6:00 PM - NO Light supper (freewill offering)

7:00 PM - NO WOW! (Worship on Wednesdays) Contemporary Service

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

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

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

5:30 PM - VBS supper

6:00-800 PM - VBS

7:30 PM - Night Club meets, Upper Room

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

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Wesley Hall

Next Sunday: - 11:15am SOS meeting

- Candle Makers Daughter Play

 - Worship Schedule Update there will not be a worship service on Wednesday, August 5th, due to Vacation Bible School being held that week.  We will celebrate communion on Wednesday, July 29th.  Our summer schedule will run through Sunday, September 6th and we will return to our fall worship schedule on Sunday, September 13th.   Sunday School will begin on September 13th.


- KYNT Radio Broadcast The signup folder is located on the table in the Church Lounge. August 16th & 23rd are available.  If you want a certain date, reserve it now.  The cost to sponsor a Sunday broadcast is $45.00.


- VBS - Mt Everest It’s not too late to come and join in on the fun.  We will be holding our VBS each night starting tonight August 2nd – 6th. It begins at 5:30pm for the meal which all children, volunteers and families are invited to attend. The program runs from 6:00-8:00pm and there will be a finale program for all to attend on August 6th at 8:00pm. If there are any questions, please call.

- Clothing Closet open to the Public Day! Friday, August 7th from 12:00-4:30pm and Saturday, August 8th from 8am – 11am. Location, Human Services Center Campus. No Voucher Needed!


- On behalf of the Finance Committee, thank you to everyone who purchases Hy-Vee cash cards through First United Methodist Church. The Committee recently approved a request to remodel the.  Jr. High Youth Room at an estimated cost of $5,538 using some of the proceeds from past Hy-Vee card sales. Last year alone, FUMC raised $6,206 through this very simple and valuable ministry that everyone can participate in. Hy-Vee cards are available for sale each Wednesday & Sunday before and between worship services. A special thanks to all past and present church members and office staff involved in this ministry.


- Candle Makers Daughter play is set for Sunday night August 9th. Musical helpers are still needed. Please contact Katheryn Hickey’s at 605-655-4892.


Youth News

To start the mass group text we just need the kids to opt in. I created a separate "youth" group messaging. To opt in they text the word 1STUMCYOUTH to 84483


The website for the group messaging is.


Summer Schedule for KFC and Sr. High Youth will be Sundays at 6:00 till 7:30pm



2nd Dreaming Big- Joseph

9th Vision Casting

16th Goal Setting

23rd Managing Objectives

30th Back to School GO Karts               

In His Service:


Senior Pastor                         Rev. Ron Johnson (

Youth Pastor Kevin Ryherd (

Church Secretary          Lisa Loecker (

Facility Manager Craig Sherman

Organist Jill Wilson

Pianist Melissa Rempfer

Projection Operator Liza Larson/Carla Hummel

Sound System Matt Pietz/Steve Pietila



Coffee Fellowship

Nursery Attendant Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence