First United Methodist Church - Yankton
Saturday, May 26, 2018
207 W 11th St Yankton SD 57078 (605) 665-2991

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Yankton, South Dakota

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

E-mail address: firstumc@iw.net

Website: firstumcyankton.org

August 23, 2015

Traditional Worship: 10:00 A.M.

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Our Mission:

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

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY & SERVICE 

 

*CALL TO WORSHIP

We gather to worship our God,

who speaks the words of peace we need in chaotic times.

We gather to follow Jesus,

who encourages to never fear, for he is near.

We gather to be filled with the Spirit,

who anoints us so we can go to serve our world.

*OPENING PRAYER

*HYMN OF PRAISE #2202 (black songbook) “Come Away with Me”

*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH #883 (blue hymnal)

 

A Time of Prayer

 

SHARING CONCERNS

SILENT PRAYER

PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER #895

PRAYER RESPONSE #641 (blue hymnal) Fill My Cup, Lord

 

A Time of Proclamation

 

FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART “True Food”

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

MESSAGE                     Get In the Boat              Bruce Blumer

 

A Time of Response and Dedication

 

SHARING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS

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

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

HYMN OF DEDICATION #512 (blue hymnal) Stand By Me

 

A Time of Sending Forth

 

*BENEDICTION

*SONG OF PARTING #2212 (refrain) (black song book)        My Life Flows On

*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:

 

Red Nelson

 

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.)

 

In His Service:

 

Senior Pastor                         Rev. Ron Johnson (revron24@gmail.com)

Youth Pastor Kevin Ryherd (ryherd45@gmail.com)

Church Secretary          Lisa Loecker (firstumc@iw.net)

Facility Manager Craig Sherman

Organist Jill Wilson

Pianist Melissa Rempfer

Projection Operator Liza Larson/Carla Hummel

Sound System Matt Pietz/Steve Pietila

Greeters

Ushers Jess & Sandy Dennis, Arlo & Carlene Watchorn

Coffee Fellowship Monte & Susan Schavee

Nursery Attendant Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

August 23 - 30

Today: 8:30 AM - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Bob & Jane Walser in honor of their daughter, Sarah’s birthday.

8:30 AM - Women’s Bible Study, Upper Room 

9:30 AM - Coffee Fellowship in Wesley Hall 

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

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

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

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

- REMINDER is mailed

6:00 PM - Light supper (freewill offering)

7:00 PM - 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

7:30 PM - Night Club meets, Upper Room

Friday: 5:00 PM - Novak/Bailey wedding rehearsal

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

- Novak/Bailey wedding

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Wesley Hall

Next Sunday: - Bucket Sunday

- Positions available if you have a heart for working with young children and would like to have a larger role in furthering the Christian education of some of the youngest members of our congregation, the church has an opening for a Director of Christian Education. This position oversees Sunday school, VBS, the Christmas program, as well as other young youth related programs and helps coordinate the volunteers needed for these activities.  This is a paid position.  If you are interested or would like further information on this position please contact Rev. Ron, Chad Herrmann, or Bob Walser.    

 

- Choir Director If you have an aptitude and love for music and singing and would like to help develop those skills in others, the church has an opening for a Choir Director. This position would work with the Senior Pastor to help pick out and perform choir music for Sunday worship and other requested times and would also coordinate practice of this music prior to worship performances. This is a paid position.  If you are interested or would like further information on this position please contact Rev. Ron, Chad Herrmann, or Bob Walser.     

 

- LaGonave Alive is a nonprofit organized to bring HOPE. HEALTH. HAPPINESS. to the people on the island of LaGonave, Haiti. We are involved mainly in the ministries of scholarships for students, health care, and women/children/elderly.  Check it the website - www.LaGonaveAlive.com Bruce Blumer will be preaching about our latest mission trip and the work of LaGonave Alive on Sunday, Aug. 23.  Gena, Garrett, and Garner Brandt were on this team. Donations can be made through the LaGonave Alive website or write Haiti in memo of a check to Yankton 1st UMC. 

 

- 5th Sunday the Missions Committee would also like to remind the congregation that next Sunday is bucket Sunday offering. Bucket Sundays are held whenever we have 5 Sundays in one month.  Drop your loose change (bills accepted also) in the bucket.

 

 - Worship Schedule 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.

 

- Women's Bible Study We are starting a new Women's Bible Study this fall.  We will study Children of the Day by Beth Moore. This class is video driven and will have a work book.  Beth will walk us through each verse of 1 & 2 Thessalonians. She will teach us that our circumstances are not coincidental and that God's timing is impeccable. Please join us in the Upper Room starting on Sunday, September 13th (during Sunday School) at 9:45 - 10:45am. This same study will be held on Wednesday evenings, starting September 16th at 6:30 pm. The study will be held in the Upper Room. We will also be eating our evening meal together before the study on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 pm.  We will either eat a meal at the church or at a local restaurant. Please plan to join us for either the Sunday morning study or the Wednesday evening study. There will be a signup sheet in Wesley Hall or you can text 605-660-7309 to reserve your book or if you have questions please call.

 

- The United Methodist Women’s group is on recess until Monday, September 14th at 1:30 p.m. This meeting is delayed one week because of the Labor Day holiday. Meetings for the rest of the year will be on the first Monday of each month at 1:30 pm. The program for September 14th will be our Shepherdess, Marilyn Herrboldt, who will bring us news of the Glacial Lakes District.  Hostesses Jean Droppers and Barb Hirsch hope to see you there.

 

- Yankton Children’s Choir auditions are set for the 2015-16 Season. Auditions will be held Tuesday, August 25, from 6:00-7:00 and Tuesday, September 1, from 6:00-7:00 p.m., at Mount Marty College in Bede Hall Room 127 (Bistro Second Stage).  Auditions will be on a first come, first served basis.  Auditions take 15 minutes or less. Auditions are open to all children in grades 3-8 who attend any school in the Yankton area.  Singers must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Singers will be asked to sing “Happy Birthday” and “Row, Row, Row Your Boat.” Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings, which begin on September 8, 2015 and continue weekly through May.  Tuition is charged for participation in the choir. A limited number of scholarships are available. For further information please contact executive director Dot Stoll at 605-660-1819 or dotster700@hotmail.com

 

 

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. rainedout.com

 

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

 

August

23rd Managing Objectives

30th Back to School GO Karts