First United Methodist Church - Yankton
Friday, May 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

August 21, 2016

Traditional Worship: 9:30 A.M.

Fourteenth 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

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY & SERVICE

SPECIAL MUSIC                “In His Time” Organ Solo, Jill Wilson

*CALL TO WORSHIP

        With great rejoicing we come to the house of the Lord today!

God is our refuge and our stronghold.

The power and love of God flow through this gathering.

We place our whole trust in God’s mighty compassion for us.

Come, let us worship the Lord!

Let us celebrate the presence of God here in this place and in all our lives. AMEN.

 

*OPENING PRAYER

*HYMN OF PRAISE #662 (UM hymnal) “Stand Up and Bless the Lord

 

A Time of Prayer

 

SHARING CONCERNS

SILENT PRAYER

PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER #895

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

 

A Time of Proclamation

 

FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART

SCRIPTURE Luke 13:10-17 (p. 71)

MESSAGE                         “Who Do You Love” Corey Enfield 

 

 

 

A Time of Response and Dedication

 

SHARING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS

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

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

SONG OF DEDICATION #587 (UM hymnal) “Bless Thou the Gifts”

 

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 9:15 AM - 10:45 AM.

 

 

In Our Thoughts and Prayers:

 

 

Sarah Anderson, Bob & Jane Walser’s daughter, passed away.

 

Mark Giziewski

 

Shelia Remmers in-laws. Shelia is the daughter of Loran & Delores Moore.

 

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 Maxine Rogers  

Ushers Jess & Sandy Dennis; Mike & Denise Erickson

Coffee Fellowship Heather Craft & girls; Lawrence Sweet

Nursery Attendant Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence

Hy-Vee Card Seller James Reiner

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

August 21– 28

Today: - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Bill & Margaret Bartels in honor of their 40th 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: - Information for the REMINDER is due

6 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

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

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

- Sunday School Registration for the 2017 Sunday School year is now open. We are doing electronic registration this year using Survey Monkey software.  The web link is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JFDXP7G to register to today. 

We also are in need of teachers and substitutes for the school year.  For more information on teaching or being a substitute please contact Corey.

 

- Missions Café Collection Boxes are located in Wesley Hall for kit items needed for the Mission Café. Lists are available of items needed for each kit or can be viewed online at http://www.dakotasumc.org/mission-advocacy/mission-events/umcor-mission-kits/ Please have items returned to the box by Sunday, September 18th. If you have questions, contact Tami Nielsen or Mikael Pietila.

 

Join us for lunch at Southern Hills UMC in Sioux Falls (3400 E 49th Street) on Saturday, September 24th from 11:00a.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.

 

- 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 beginning Wednesday, September 14th.  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 begin on Wednesday, September 14th 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 performing music from the Area Handbell Festival last June and many new beautiful arrangements. 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 begin on Wednesday, September 7th from 5:45-6:40 in the Music Room.  Please contact Sue May, 664-0582 if you have any questions.

 

- United Methodist Women Meeting The First United Methodist Women would be very happy to see all of the ladies of the church at the September 12th meeting of the United Methodist Women.  We begin at 1:30p.m. and our speaker will be our Shepherdess, Marilyn Herrboldt, who comes to us from Sioux Falls.  Devotions for the day will be led by Jane Miller and hostesses for the light lunch at the conclusion of the meeting are Mary Peirce and Diane Kisch.   All are welcome!

 

- USD Campus Ministry University of South Dakota Campus Ministry seeks to prepare and shape individuals to take care of the world around them by growing disciples of Jesus Christ and equipping them for duty beyond church walls. For example, areas of service might include, serving the banquet, retreats, faith programs, worship and much more.

 

- Stuff Over the years the church has accumulated many items that are no longer needed. Items are located in room 107 (lower level), feel free to take any items. What is left will go either to Tree of Life, Habitat rummage sale or finally to the dumpster. Please do this before August 28th. The Trustees

 

- Glacial Lakes District Annual UMW Meeting "UMW members and friends are invited to the Glacial Lakes District Annual UMW Meeting, to be held on Saturday, September 10th in Harrisburg.  Flyers are in the office with all needed information; reservations are needed by September 2nd.  Pick one up, form a group and enjoy the day."