First United Methodist Church - Yankton
Monday, May 28, 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

 

September 20, 2015

Contemporary Worship: 8:30 A.M.

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Our Mission:

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

 

Today’s Worship Service

 

GATHERING MUSIC How Great is Our God

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

 

REGISTERING OUR ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)

 

*SONGS OF PRAISE      “God of Wonders”

“Mighty to Save”

 

*PRAYER

 

SILENT PRAYER

 

SHARING CONCERNS

 

PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER #895 (or see screen)

 

FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART “Who’s The Greatest?”

 

SCRIPTURE Mark 9:30-37 (p. 42)

 

MESSAGE                           “Achieving Greatness    Rev. Ron

 

SHARING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS

 

OFFERTORY  

 

SONG OF PRAISE               “Song of Love”

 

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

 

*BENEDICTION

 

*SENDING FORTH      “I Worship You, Almighty God”

 

*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 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

 

Traditional Worship

11:00 A.M.

Seventeenth 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

 

PRELUDE

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY & SERVICE 

RITUAL OF FRIENDSHIP (Please leave complete address)

*CALL TO WORSHIP

How do we welcome one little child in the name of Jesus?

      With hope, with enthusiasm, with respect, with the open arms

         of our hearts, with an attitude of love.

       How do we welcome one little child in the name of Jesus?

   By calling the child into responsibility, by finding time to

listen, by conveying that we value the child, by teaching

what is right, by feeding the child’s whole being.

*OPENING PRAYER

*HYMN OF PRAISE #139 (blue hymnal) “Praise To The Lord, the Almighty”

A Time of Prayer

 

SHARING CONCERNS

SILENT PRAYER

PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER #895

PRAYER RESPONSE #2159 (black song book) “Jesus Draw Me Close

 

A Time of Proclamation

 

BAPTISMAL HYMN #608 (blue hymnal)              “This Is the Spirit’s Entry Now”

CELEBRATION OF THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM (pink leaflet)

   Today we celebrate the baptism of Bexxley Jo Garvey daughter of Cody & Erica Garvey

RESPONSE #191 (blue hymnal) (stz. 1, 3 & refrain) “Jesus Loves Me”

 

SCRIPTURE Mark 9:30-37 (p. 42)

MESSAGE              “Achieving Greatness”  Rev. Ron

 

 

 

 

 

A Time of Response and Dedication

 

SHARING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS

*OFFERTORY RESPONSE #95 (blue hymnal)

“Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow”

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

*HYMN OF DEDICATION #2222 (black song book) “The Servant Song”

 

A Time of Sending Forth

 

*BENEDICTION

*SONG OF PARTING #2176 (black song book) “Make Me A Servant”

*POSTLUDE

 

In His Service:

 

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

Church Secretary          Lisa Loecker (firstumc@iw.net)

Facility Manager Craig Sherman

Organist/ Choir Director Jill Wilson

Pianist Melissa Rempfer

Projection Operator Liza Larson/Carla Hummel

Sound System Matt Pietz/Steve Pietila

Acolyte Cohan Pietz

Greeters

Ushers                               (8:30) Mike & Denise Erickson

  (11:00) Arlo & Carlene Watchorn, Jess & Sandy Dennis

Coffee Fellowship Scott & Mindy Giziewski, Mark & Lydia Giziewski

Nursery Attendant Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence

Praise Team Gena Brandt; Ross & Dena Den Herder, Melissa Rempfer,

Bill Sohl, Steve King, Diane Kisch, Julie Mooney, Sophie McKee,

Amanda Gravholt, Craig Sherman; Hannah Buchholz,

Tim Herchenroether, Katelyn Stewart, Wyatt Yager

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

September 20-26th

Today: 8:30 AM - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Jack & Sandy Skinner in honor of their 60th Wedding Anniversary

9:30 AM - Reception for Denise Willman  

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

  6:00 – 7:30 PM - No KFC Youth Group

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

6:30 PM - Sweet Adelines, Church Lounge

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

9 AM - HSC Party

- Reminder Information due

5:30 PM - Trustees meet

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

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

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

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

7:00 PM    - Chancel Choir Rehearsal

7:30 PM - Senior High Youth Group

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

5:00 PM - Staff meeting, Conference Room

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

 

- Reception All members of the congregation are invited to a reception in Wesley Hall following the first church service today.  The purpose of the reception is to express our appreciation to Denise Willman for her years of service as our Christian Education Director.  Please join us for refreshments as we thank Denise for all her hard work in helping to build our VBS and Sunday School programs.  Hope to see you there!

 

- 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 5:15-5:45.  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.

 

- Agape Bell Choir the Agape Bell Choir, (grades 6-adult) will meet Wednesday evenings from 6:45-7:25 in the Music Room.  If you enjoy listening to bells, and would like to learn to play them, we have a place for you!  This group plays contemporary music arranged especially for handbells.  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 the Jubilee Bell Choir has an exciting year ahead.  We have some fun and challenging music selected this year.  We look forward to preparing music and attending the Area Handbell Festival next June.  Please consider joining our music ministry.  Music reading skills is 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 meet on Wednesday evenings from 5:45-6:40 in the Music Room.  Please contact Sue May, 664-0582 if you have any questions.

 

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

 

- 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 (during Sunday School) at 9:45 - 10:45 am. This same study will be held on Wednesday evenings, starting 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.

 

- Pans & Dishes please check and see if you have any pans and/or dishes in Wesley Hall. Unclaimed items will be donated to rummage sale.

 

 

- Fall Theology Institute you are invited to attend the Fall Theology Institute, "The Earth is the Lord's: Biblical Theology and Ecology.” This presentation will be offered at Sacred Heart Monastery in Yankton, SD, Saturday, October 10, 2015, 9:00 a.m.—noon. Presenter Sr. Dianne Bergant, CSA, is currently Professor Emerita of Old Testament Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. Among her numerous publications, books relevant to the topic include The Earth Is the Lord’s: The Bible, Ecology, and Worship, and her commentary Genesis: In the Beginning, both published by Liturgical Press. All are welcome to attend this free event.  For planning purposes, please register by e-mailing S. Marielle Frigge mfrigge@mtmc.edu  or calling 605-668-6000.   For further information or to print out a flyer, you may find the Theology Institute page at www.yanktonbenedictines.org/center-theology-institute/

Youth News

KFC

No KFC this Sunday Sept. 20 since we met on Wednesday for the See You at the Pole Rally. 

 

Oct 3rd--We will meet at our regular time 6:30pm-8pm

 

Sr. High youth group will meet Wednesday from 7:30 to 9pm

 

In Our Thoughts and Prayers:

Carolyn Cappel and family.

Sue Frick

 

Mark Giziewski

 

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.)