First United Methodist Church - Yankton
Tuesday, September 25, 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

 

February 21, 2016

Contemporary Worship: 8:30 A.M.

Second Sunday in Lent

Our Mission:

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

 

A Time of Gathering and Praise

 

GATHERING Once Again

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

 

REGISTERING OUR ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)

 

*PRESENTATION OF THE COLORS AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

*SONGS OF PRAISE   Better Is One Day

Here I am to Worship

 

*PRAYER                                                                                        

         

SHARING CONCERNS

 

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

 

SPECIAL MUSIC              “Draw Me Close” Jubilee Bells

 

FOR THE YOUNG & YOUNG AT HEART     “Mother Hen”

 

SCRIPTURE Psalm 27; Luke 13:31-35 (p. 476, 72)

 

MESSAGE              “Foxes In the Hen House of Our Lives”  Rev. Ron

 

SONG OF PRAISE                Heart of Worship

 

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

 

*BENEDICTION                                                                            

 

*SENDING FORTH      My Life is in You, Lord

 

SHARING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS AS WE GO FORTH

 

Praise Team: Gena Brandt; Ross & Dena Den Herder, Melissa Rempfer, Bill Sohl, Steve King,

Diane Kisch, Julie Mooney, Sophie McKee, Amanda Gravholt, Craig Sherman; Wyatt Yager,

Hannah Buchholz, Tim Herchenroether, Katelyn Stewart

 

 

 

Traditional Worship

11:00 A.M.

February 21, 2016

Second Sunday in Lent

 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 

REGISTERING OUR ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)

SPECIAL MUSIC                “Draw Me Close” Jubilee Bells

*CALL TO WORSHIP

Wait for the Lord; be strong!

The promises of God will never be broken.

With God as our light, what is there to fear?

The promises of God will never be broken.

Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!

The promises of God will never be broken.

  

  *OPENING PRAYER

*HYMN OF PRAISE #2001 (black song book) “We Sing to You, O God”

*LITANY OF CONFESSION

Lt side: Holy God, you have given us the gift of new life.

Rt side: You are faithful, keeping the promises that you

have made to us.

Lt side: Yet we turn away from you.

Rt side:  We follow another path.

Lt side: We set our minds on earthly things.

Rt side: and we live as enemies of the cross.

Lt side: Fill us with your Spirit,

Rt side: that we may answer your call to us.

Lt side: Set our feet on that path toward you.

Rt side: Help us stand firm in the Lord.

 All: Thanks be to you, O God, who has not forsaken us. 

*WORDS OF ASSURANCE

Our help comes from the Lord. Our loving God will keep us from all evil.

Our God will keep our going out and our coming in. In the name of God,

you are forgiven.

In the name of God, you are forgiven. Thanks be to God.

A Time of Prayer

 

SHARING CONCERNS

SILENT PRAYER

PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER #895

PRAYER RESPONSE #2064 (black song book) (stz. 1)

“O Lord, You’re Beautiful

A Time of Proclamation

 

FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART “Mother Hen”

SCRIPTURE Psalm 27; Luke 13:31-35 (p. 476, 72)

MESSAGE               “Foxes In the Hen House of Our Lives”    Rev. Ron

 

A Time of Response and Dedication

 

SHARING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS

OFFERTORY

*OFFERTORY RESPONSE #95 (UM hymnal)

“Praise God, from Whom All Blessing Flow”

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

*HYMN OF DEDICATION #141 (UM hymnal)

“Children of the Heavenly Father”

 

A Time of Sending Forth

 

*BENEDICTION

*SONG OF PARTING #666 (UM hymnal) “Shalom To You”

*POSTLUDE

*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 7:45 AM - 12:15 PM.

 

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

February 21– 28

Today: - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Marv Withrow.

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

- Adult Crusader Sunday School Class

- Women’s Bible Study, Upper Room

- Rev. Ron’s Adult Sunday School Class

6:30 – 7:30 PM - KFC Youth Group

7:45 PM - Young Adult Bible Study

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

7:00 – 8:30 PM - NAMI, Upper Room

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

- Reminder is mailed

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

5:15 PM - Confirmand dinner, Wesley Hall

5:30 PM - Board of Trustees meets, Conference Room

5:45 PM - Confirmand Class, Confirmation Room

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

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

7:15 PM - Lenten Study    

7:15 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

7:00 PM    - Chancel Choir Rehearsal (through Lent)

7:30 PM - Night Club meets, Upper Room

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

4:30 - 7 PM - Annual Turkey Supper

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

 

 

- KYNT Radio Broadcast It’s time to sign up to sponsor a Radio Broadcast during the 2016 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.

 

- The Annual Turkey Supper will be held Saturday, February 27th.  We will serve from 4:30 to 7:00pm. Proceeds from this year’s supper will go to the Sr. High Youth for their Youth Mission trip to New Mexico in June. We will be asking committees to help this year as has been done in the past along with the youth, we will be selling advanced tickets as well as tickets at the door (we would really like people to purchase their tickets in advance so we have an idea on numbers).  Cost of the tickets will be Adults tickets (13 and older) $10; children (4-12 year olds) $5 and 3 and under will be free. Sign-up sheets will be available in Wesley Hall for donations. Please have the donations to the church by Sunday, February 21st. Turkeys can be brought to the church placed in the chest freezer in the Sr. High Youth room anytime – please sign your name to the donation list on the top of the freezer so we know who has brought their turkeys. Don’t forget to mark your calendars and plan to join us for some wonderful food and fellowship. Questions call Sue May (664-0582) or Carol Becker (665-4694)

 

- Heritage Sunday is April 10th.  We will recognize church members who have been Methodists for 50 or more years.  If you have been a member that long, and have not been recognized, please notify Lisa in the church office. Church History Committee

 

- UMW Meeting All women of the church are invited to attend the March 7th meeting of UMW. The term “United Methodist Women” is not used loosely in this case. The Monday, March 7th meeting will feature a program presented by our own Kristi Palecek, who is doing ground-breaking (not literally) work in our community.  We gather at 1:30 p.m. and will share devotions presented by Judy Bevers with assistance from Rose Nedved on the piano, followed by our program. There will be a short business meeting with discussions concerning officers and committee chairs for next year, the June retreat and much more. Members voted at the February meeting to provide items for the Health Kit (list of ingredients available from Joan Neubauer) at this meeting in order to begin assembling the kits and perhaps some layettes as well. The meeting will conclude with a light snack served by hostesses Margie Stengle and Myrna Stouffer.  Our numbers are growing – come and join us!

 

- Habitat Rummage Sale Habitat 500 Bike Team will hold their annual rummage sale April 1st & 2nd. Because more space is needed the sale will be at The Mill 104 Capitol St. As you do spring cleaning let us recycle your “extras”.  Call Tom & Jane at 665-8303 if you need things picked up.

 

- March Madness will be taking place during the month of March. If you would like to donate items needed in the church kitchen and bathrooms, please do so by purchasing from the provided list and put in the marked box in entryway. Items needed: paper products, dish soap, regular and decaf. Coffee, Coffee Mate, sugar packets, Kleenexes, nice toilet paper, small jugs Clorox, hand sanitizer, and kitchen clean-up spray. Thank you for your donation!

 

- College and High School Student Bible Study We will be having a weekly bible study for college and high school aged students on Sunday nights from 7:45pm - 8:45pm.

 

- The Women's Bible Study that meets on Sunday's from 9:45am to 10:45am (during Sunday School in the Upper Room) will start a new study on Sunday, February 14th.  We will study Malachi: A Love That Nev0065r Lets Go - by Lisa Harper.  This Women's Bible study focuses on God's mercy. On our worst day, God doesn't walk away from us. And His love for us is not determined by our performance. No matter how many times we mess up, God loves (and never leaves) broken people.   We will also start this same study on Wednesday's from 6:30pm to 7:30pm staring on February 17th (in the Upper Room).  Please join us for either time!  We would love to have you as we study God's great word.

 

- Singers Wanted Women who like to sing are being sought for the World Day of Prayer chorus. The service will be held at 2:00pm in The Gathering Place, Majestic Bluffs, Friday, March 4th. Rehearsal will be at 1:00pm. Written by the women of Cuba, the program promises to be both interesting and timely. 

 

- 2016 Offering Envelopes The 2016 Offering Envelopes They will be located on a table in the lobby.  If you do not want your envelopes please let Lisa in the office know.


Student Ministries

Sr. High 9th12th grade

We meet on Wednesday nights in the Youth Room. 7:15-8:45pm Lesson and discussion 

 

Current Message Series: Renegade Gospel

 Who was Jesus, really? Wasn’t the central figure to the Christian faith a man who denied all preconceived notions about what God should look like? Wouldn’t associating with him have meant joining a rebel movement? Doesn’t it still? Renegade Gospel is a church study that challenges believers to come to terms with the real Jesus—the rebel Jesus.

 

 

KFC 6th–8th grade

 

We meet Sunday nights in the Youth Room 6:30pm-7:30pm

 

Current Message Series: John

 

John: The Gospel of Light and Life. You’ll follow the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus through the Gospel of John and understand the context of some of the best-known verses in the New Testament.

 

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.)

 

In His Service:

 

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

Christian Ed Director/Youth Pastor Corey Enfield (cenfield52@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 Jace Mccorkell

Greeters (8:30) Dick & Linda Fox

(11:00) Chad & Angela Herrmann; Linda Hermann

Ushers (8:30) Mark & Syndee Droppers; Amber Reaney, Barb Hirsch

  (11:00) Arlo & Carlene Watchorn; Calvin & Debra Buchholz; Rick Peterson

Coffee Fellowship Connie Sawatzke; LeeAnn Saunders

Nursery Attendant Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence