First United Methodist Church - Yankton
Wednesday, September 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 7, 2016

Traditional Worship: 9:30 A.M.

Twelfth 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

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY & SERVICE

RITUAL OF FRIENDSHIP (Please leave complete address)

*CALL TO WORSHIP

        God calls to us, “Gather, my faithful ones!”

          We gather with faith and hope.

God calls to us, “Honor me with gratitude and praise.”

We sing with thanks and joy.

God calls to us, “Be ready for anything!”

We worship with candles brightly burning and hearts prepared for God’s presence. Come, Lord Jesus, come!

 

*OPENING PRAYER

*HYMN OF PRAISE #103 (UM hymnal) “Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”

 

A Time of Prayer

 

SILENT PRAYER

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

PRAYER RESPONSE #507 (UM hymnal) “Through It All”

 

A Time of Proclamation

 

SCRIPTURE Luke 12:32-40 (p. 70)

MESSAGE           “Dressed and Ready For Action” Rev. Ron

 

A Time of Celebration

 

*COMMUNION SONG #618 (UM hymnal) “Let Us Break Bread Together

CELEBRATION OF HOLY COMMUNION

INVITATION TO THE LORD’S SUPPER

PRAYER OF CONFESSION

WORDS OF ASSURANCE

PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST

GREAT THANKSGIVING

The Lord be with you.

And also with you.

Lift up your hearts.

We lift them up to the Lord.

Let us give thanks to the Lord our God.

It is right to give our thanks and praise.

GIVING OF BREAD AND CUP

A Time of Sending Forth

 

*BENEDICTION    

*SONG OF PARTING #671 (UM hymnal) (stz. 1)

“Lord, Dismiss Us with Thy Blessing”

*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 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM.

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

August 7– 14

Today: - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Rodger & Mary Johnson in honor of their 64th wedding anniversary.

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

Wednesday: 5:30 PM - Finance Committee meets, Adult Sunday School Room

- 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

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

3 - 6 PM - Wesley Hall in use

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Next Sunday: 8:30am - Women’s Bible Study, Upper Room

- Collection Boxes will be located in the entry for items needed for the Dakota Marketplace. Lists will be available of items needed for each kit or can be viewed online at http://www.dakotasumc.org/mission-advocacy/mission-events/umcor-mission-kits/ If you have any questions, contact Tami Nielsen or Mikel Pietila.

 

Join us for lunch at Southern Hills UMC in Sioux Falls (3400 E 49th Street) on Saturday, September 24th from 11:00 a.m.-1:30pm.  We’ll have a variety of food stations, a bakery, live entertainment, silent auction, craft fair and activities for children! We are grateful for your past support of the Ingathering and Dakota Marketplace and invite your congregation to join us in this new fundraising effort.  A truck will be parked at Southern Hills UMC on Tuesday through Saturday, September 20-24, 9:00am-1:00pm for churches to drop off their UMCOR kits and forms.

 

- Summer Worship Schedule Summer Worship Hours will begin Wednesday, June 1st and run through Sunday, September 4th. WOW-Contemporary Worship 7pm, light supper at 6pm (free will offering). Traditional Worship Service Sunday; 9:30am-10:30am Coffee Fellowship; 9:00-9:30:00am Nursery available 9:15am -10:45 am Sundays, 6:45-8:15pm Wednesdays.

 

- The Yankton Area Banquet which has served the community for 19 years is seeking a Coordinator for two Tuesday nights a month. Duties include working with the volunteer groups who prepare and serve the food: to be present for the Tuesday meals, assign jobs for the meals, greet guests, and coordinate clean up at the end of the evening. He/she will work under the direction of the Yankton Area Banquet Board of Directors. Interested persons should all JoAnne Dickinson, Board Member, at 665-9914 for information or to apply. Training and support will be provided. This position will be vacant the middle of august so prompt response is needed. Are you the person who can assist with this ministry?

  

In Our Thoughts and Prayers:

 

Dylan and Anne Keszler’s son, Cooper passed away unexpectedly. They’re friends with Dave Cornemann

 

Sarah Anderson, Bob & Jane Walser’s daughter. She can be located on CaringBridge under sarahanderson2

 

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.)

 

In His Service:

 

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

Christian Ed Director/Youth Pastor Corey Enfield (cenfield52@gmail.com

Office Manager          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

Greeters Sandy and Pam Skinner; Erna Huitema

Ushers Loy Gravholt; Paula Keehr; Rick Peterson; Jack Skinner

Coffee Fellowship Susan & Monte Schavee

Nursery Attendant Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence

Hy-Vee Card Seller Arlo Watchorn