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

 

November 20, 2016

Contemporary Worship: 8:30 A.M.

Christ the King Sunday/Why I Love My Church Sunday

Theme for Stewardship Campaign: “Finishing What We Started”

Our Mission:

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

 

A Time of Gathering and Praise

 

GATHERING This I Believe (The Creed)”

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY & SERVICE

 

REGISTER ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)

 

 

“Why I Love My Church” Moment of Sharing

 

*SONGS OF PRAISE Humble Thyself/Awesome God

“God of Wonders”

“Why I Love My Church” Moment of Sharing

 

SHARING CONCERNS

 

SILENT PRAYER

 

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

 

“Why I Love My Church” Moment of Sharing

 

SCRIPTURE                    Romans 12:1-8 (p. 151)

 

MESSAGE            “Be What You Were Made to Be”    Rev. Ron 

 

SONG OF PRAISE “Draw Me Close to You”

 

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION

 

                                                                        

*BENEDICTION

 

 

*SHARING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS AS WE GO FORTH

      “My Life is in You, Lord”

 

Praise Team: Gena Brandt; Ross, Dena & Harper Den Herder, Melissa Rempfer, Bill Sohl, Steve King, Diane Kisch, Julie Mooney, Sophie McKee, Brady Jaquith, Wyatt Yager, Randy Heisinger,

Hannah Buchholz, Tim Herchenroether, Craig Sherman, Barb Hirsch, Joy Korman

 

 

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Yankton, South Dakota

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

E-mail address: firstumc@iw.net

Website: firstumcyankton.org

November 20, 2016

Traditional Worship: 11:00 A.M.

Last Sunday after Pentecost/Christ the King Sunday/Why I Love My Church Sunday

Theme for Stewardship Campaign: “Finishing What We Started”

Our Mission:

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

 

 

A Time of Gathering and Praise

 

PRELUDE                          “Fairest Lord Jesus” Kingdom Chimes

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY & SERVICE

SPECIAL MUSIC “Echoes of Westminster”      Jubilee Bells

RITUAL OF FRIENDSHIP (Please leave complete address)

*CALL TO WORSHIP

        God promised a king.

             Christ came as a child.

        God pledged to bring justice.

 Christ died on the cross.

        Yet, Christ is our king.

Justice comes through the grace of the cross.

Come, let us worship the God of justice and righteousness.

Come, we will worship the Christ of mercy and love.

*OPENING PRAYER

*HYMN OF PRAISE #327 (UM hymnal) “Crown Him with Many Crowns

“Why I Love My Church” Moment of Sharing

 

A Time of Prayer

 

SHARING CONCERNS

SILENT PRAYER

PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER #895

PRAYER RESPONSE #2215 (black song book) “Cares Chorus

“Why I Love My Church” Moment of Sharing

 

Offertory and Response

 

SHARING OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS

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

*PRAYER OF DEDICATION OF GIFTS & SELF

 

A Time of Proclamation

 

“Why I Love My Church” Moment of Sharing

SCRIPTURE Romans 12:1-8 (p. 151)  

MESSAGE         “Be What You Were Made to Be” Rev. Ron

 

A Time of Dedication

 

A TIME OF CONSECRATING OUR GIFTS TO GOD

#2223 (black song book)            They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love

*HYMN OF DEDICATION #102 (UM hymnal)            “Now Thank We All Our God”

A Time of Sending Forth

*BENEDICTION    

*HYMN OF PARTING #2241 (black song book) (stzs 1,4)

“The Spirit Sends Us Forth to Serve”

*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.

 

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)

Sub-Office Manager Craig Sherman (firstumc@iw.net)

Facility Manager Craig Sherman

Organist/Choir Director Jill Wilson

Pianist Melissa Rempfer

Bell Choir Director Sue May

Projection Operator Liza Larson/Carla Hummel

Sound System Matt Pietz/Steve Pietila

Greeters (8:30) Sherry Daugherty & Darwin Koerner

(11:00) Phyllis & Alan Dingman

Ushers        (8:30) Mike & Denise Erickson; Barb Hirsch

(11:00) Jess & Sandy Dennis; Arlo & Carlene Watchhorn

Coffee Fellowship Sherry Daugherty & Barb Hirsch

Nursery Attendant Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence

Acolyte Deklan Olson/Jackson Slowey

Hy-Vee Card Seller Chrissie Wieseler/Loy Gravholt

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

November 20 – 27

 

 

Today: - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Shar & Mark Peterson in thankfulness for their family and friends.

9:30 AM - Coffee Fellowship, Wesley Hall

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 meets, Youth Room

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

6:30 PM - Sweet Adelines, Wesley Hall

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 - No Piecemakers Quilting

7:00 – 8:30 PM - NAMI, Upper Room

Wednesday: 7 AM - Men’s Bible Study, Wesley Hall

4:00 PM - Reminder Information due

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

5:45 – 6:40 PM - Jubilee Bell (Adults) rehearsal in the Music Room (room 207)

  6:45 -7:25 PM - Agape Bells Music Room (room 207) (for 6th through adult)

7:00 PM - Chancel Choir rehearsal

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 - No Free Wal-Mart baked goods, meat & produce available today

-  Office Closed - Happy Thanksgiving!!

11 AM – 5 PM - Private Event, Wesley Hall

6:00 PM - NAMI family to family group, Upper Room

Friday: - Office Closed - Thanksgiving

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

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Next Sunday: - First Sunday of Advent

- United Methodist Student Day Special Offering

 

- Decorating of the Sanctuary for Advent will take place on Tuesday, November 22nd at 5:30 p.m.  You are invited to join the Worship Committee to prepare the sanctuary for the First Sunday of Advent.  We will be putting up the trees, wreaths and banners.  We will also get the bulbs ready to go on the trees on Sunday, November 27th.  Watch for future emails about helping to decorate the rest of the church the week of November 28 – December 3.

 

- Animals Needed The Live Nativity production crew is looking for animals: a donkey, sheep, and a small cow to use for the Live Nativity on Saturday, December 17th. If you have any of these or know of someone who has them, please contact the church office with contact information.

 

 

- Giving Tuesday is rapidly approaching (Nov. 29th). This is an opportunity to help others that are in desperate need of food and other essentials during this holiday season. In the past, the money that we, as a church, have donated was pooled and sent to the Board of Global Ministries. They matched the amount that we sent. In this way we were able to make a significant impact on the needs of the people of Rosebud. If you would like to participate in this important event, it is important to have any donation to the church by Sunday the 27th of November. We will make certain that any donation will be sent to the Board in a timely manner.

 

- Coffee Fellowship People are needed to sign up to serve the coffee fellowship for both Nov. and Dec.  It takes at least 2 people to do this and 3 would be even better.

 

- KYNT Radio Broadcast Sponsors needed the signup folder is located on the table in the Church Lounge. Signup sheets for 2017 dates are in the folder now. The cost to sponsor a Sunday broadcast is $45.00.

 

- United Methodist Women the First United Methodist Women group will, on December 5, 2016, enjoy their traditional celebration of the birth of Christ after holding a brief business meeting and concluding projects for 2016.  New officers will be elected and yearbooks for 2017 will be distributed.  Devotions will be shared by Mary Johnson and food, fun and frivolity will be shared by all.  Our numbers are growing; we invite you to join us.

 

- Vespers The Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery and the Mount Marty College Music Department will present their annual Vespers performance entitled “Angelorum Canticum”, Songs of Angels, on Saturday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The free performances are in the beautiful Bishop Marty Chapel on the Mount Marty College campus. Tickets to Vespers are free, but space is limited to 475 people per performance with a limit of six tickets per person.  Tickets will be available starting at Noon (12:00 p.m.) on Monday, November 7 on a first come first served basis at two locations; the Sacred Heart Monastery Gift Shop or the Mount Marty College Pages Bookstore. For more information on the event contact Wyatt Yager at events@mtmc.edu.

 

- Advent Retreat What do we call the baby whose coming we celebrate this season?   Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God, the Prince of Peace, as we hear in Handel’s Messiah?   At the Advent Morning of Reflection, “His Name Shall Be . . .” we will walk with the Old Testament prophets, with Mary and Joseph, as they wondered what “his name shall be. . .” The morning of reflection will be held at the Benedictine Peace Center, Sacred Heart Monastery, Yankton on December 3, 9:30 a.m. to noon, with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m.  The retreat includes presentations by S. Mary Jo Polak OSB, quiet time for reflection and table sharing.  Suggested donation is $15.  Register by calling 605-668-6292 or e-mail BenedictinePeaceCtr@mtmc.edu.  For more information, go to www.yanktonbenedictines.org/advent-retreat/.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

November 20 – 27

 

 

Today: - “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Shar & Mark Peterson in thankfulness for their family and friends.

9:30 AM - Coffee Fellowship, Wesley Hall

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 meets, Youth Room

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

6:30 PM - Sweet Adelines, Wesley Hall

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 - No Piecemakers Quilting

7:00 – 8:30 PM - NAMI, Upper Room

Wednesday: 7 AM - Men’s Bible Study, Wesley Hall

4:00 PM - Reminder Information due

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

5:45 – 6:40 PM - Jubilee Bell (Adults) rehearsal in the Music Room (room 207)

  6:45 -7:25 PM - Agape Bells Music Room (room 207) (for 6th through adult)

7:00 PM - Chancel Choir rehearsal

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 - No Free Wal-Mart baked goods, meat & produce available today

-  Office Closed - Happy Thanksgiving!!

11 AM – 5 PM - Private Event, Wesley Hall

6:00 PM - NAMI family to family group, Upper Room

Friday: - Office Closed - Thanksgiving

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

7:45 PM - Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Next Sunday: - First Sunday of Advent

- United Methodist Student Day Special Offering

 

- Decorating of the Sanctuary for Advent will take place on Tuesday, November 22nd at 5:30 p.m.  You are invited to join the Worship Committee to prepare the sanctuary for the First Sunday of Advent.  We will be putting up the trees, wreaths and banners.  We will also get the bulbs ready to go on the trees on Sunday, November 27th.  Watch for future emails about helping to decorate the rest of the church the week of November 28 – December 3.

 

- Animals Needed The Live Nativity production crew is looking for animals: a donkey, sheep, and a small cow to use for the Live Nativity on Saturday, December 17th. If you have any of these or know of someone who has them, please contact the church office with contact information.

 

 

- Giving Tuesday is rapidly approaching (Nov. 29th). This is an opportunity to help others that are in desperate need of food and other essentials during this holiday season. In the past, the money that we, as a church, have donated was pooled and sent to the Board of Global Ministries. They matched the amount that we sent. In this way we were able to make a significant impact on the needs of the people of Rosebud. If you would like to participate in this important event, it is important to have any donation to the church by Sunday the 27th of November. We will make certain that any donation will be sent to the Board in a timely manner.

 

- Coffee Fellowship People are needed to sign up to serve the coffee fellowship for both Nov. and Dec.  It takes at least 2 people to do this and 3 would be even better.

 

- KYNT Radio Broadcast Sponsors needed the signup folder is located on the table in the Church Lounge. Signup sheets for 2017 dates are in the folder now. The cost to sponsor a Sunday broadcast is $45.00.

 

- United Methodist Women the First United Methodist Women group will, on December 5, 2016, enjoy their traditional celebration of the birth of Christ after holding a brief business meeting and concluding projects for 2016.  New officers will be elected and yearbooks for 2017 will be distributed.  Devotions will be shared by Mary Johnson and food, fun and frivolity will be shared by all.  Our numbers are growing; we invite you to join us.

 

- Vespers The Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery and the Mount Marty College Music Department will present their annual Vespers performance entitled “Angelorum Canticum”, Songs of Angels, on Saturday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The free performances are in the beautiful Bishop Marty Chapel on the Mount Marty College campus. Tickets to Vespers are free, but space is limited to 475 people per performance with a limit of six tickets per person.  Tickets will be available starting at Noon (12:00 p.m.) on Monday, November 7 on a first come first served basis at two locations; the Sacred Heart Monastery Gift Shop or the Mount Marty College Pages Bookstore. For more information on the event contact Wyatt Yager at events@mtmc.edu.

 

- Advent Retreat What do we call the baby whose coming we celebrate this season?   Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God, the Prince of Peace, as we hear in Handel’s Messiah?   At the Advent Morning of Reflection, “His Name Shall Be . . .” we will walk with the Old Testament prophets, with Mary and Joseph, as they wondered what “his name shall be. . .” The morning of reflection will be held at the Benedictine Peace Center, Sacred Heart Monastery, Yankton on December 3, 9:30 a.m. to noon, with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m.  The retreat includes presentations by S. Mary Jo Polak OSB, quiet time for reflection and table sharing.  Suggested donation is $15.  Register by calling 605-668-6292 or e-mail BenedictinePeaceCtr@mtmc.edu.  For more information, go to www.yanktonbenedictines.org/advent-retreat/.

 

 

In Our Thoughts and Prayers:

 

 

Robert Peterson

 

Mark Giziewski

 

Church family serving in the military: all men & women serving in the military and their families.

 

(If you have prayer requests for publication, please contact the church office.)