First United Methodist Church - Yankton
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
207 W 11th St Yankton SD 57078 (605) 665-2991


Yankton, South Dakota

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

E-mail address:



September 24, 2017

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Traditional Worship: 8:30 AM


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


A Time of Gathering and Praise


GATHERING                                                                               All Because of Jesus




REGISTERING OUR ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)


*SONG OF PRAISE                                                  Humble Thyself/Awesome God




*SONG OF PRAISE                                                                     One Thing Remains






FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART                                 “That’s Not Fair!”


SCRIPTURE                                                                            Matthew 18:21-35 (p. 19)


MESSAGE                “Who Cares About Being Fair?”                               Rev. Ron


SONG OF PRAISE                                                                              Jesus Loves Me






*SENDING FORTH                                                                              God You Reign



Praise Team:  Gena Brandt; Hannah Buchholz; Ross, Dena & Harper Den Herder; Tim Herchenroether;

Randy Heisinger; Barb Hirsch; Brady Jaquith; Steve King; Diane Kisch; Joy Korman; Sophie McKee;

Julie Mooney; Melissa Rempfer; Craig Sherman; Bill Sohl; Katelyn Stewart; Wyatt Yager, Steve Fassler



Yankton, South Dakota

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

E-mail address:



September 24, 2017


Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost


Traditional Worship: 11:00 AM


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


A Time of Gathering and Praise




REGISTERING OUR ATTENDANCE (Please leave complete address)

ANTHEM         Make This Church a Welcome Place       Chancel Choir

*CALL TO WORSHIP                                                                               

        Come gather together all who love the Lord!

          We love the Lord and our hearts long to be in our heavenly home.

        Yet God’s work for our lives is not finished and in it we have joy.

            Let us serve Christ with gladness for all the world to see.

        And let our words and songs ring out with praise for God’s love!      

            Blessed be the name of the Lord!



*HYMN OF PRAISE #160 (UM hymnal)                    “Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart”


A Time of Prayer


SHARING CONCERNS                                                                              



PRAYER RESPONSE #2176 (black song book)                 “Make Me a Servant


A Time of Celebration


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


  Today we baptize Nyxxen Jay Garvey, daughter of Cody and Erica Garvey.

RESPONSE #191 (UM hymnal)                                                        “Jesus Loves Me”



A Time of Proclamation


SCRIPTURE                                                                       Matthew 20:1-16 (p. 19)

MESSAGE             “Who Cares About Being Fair?”                           Rev. Ron


A Time of Response and Dedication




                                                       “Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow”


HYMN OF DEDICATION #454 (UM hymnal)                             “Open My Eyes”


A Time of Sending Forth



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


*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 (

Christian Ed Director/Youth Pastor                     Pastor Corey Enfield (

Office Manager                                                                          Lisa Loecker (

Facility Manager                                                                                                 Craig Sherman

Organist/Choir Director                                                                                             Jill Wilson

Pianist                                                                                                             Melissa Rempfer

Projection Operator                                                                                                 Liza Larson

Sound System                                                                                       Matt Pietz/Steve Pietila

Greeters                                          (8:30) Ken & Judy Bevers (11:00) Calvin & Debra Buchholz

Ushers                                                                (8:30) Dave & Alicia Cornemann; Kevin McKee

                                                                                                         (11:00) Mitch Hofer family,

Acolytes                                                                                                             Conner Nickles

Nursery Attendant                                                                         Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence

Hy-Vee Card Sellers                                                                        Chrissie Wieseler/Beth Parr




September 24 – October 1

Today:    8:30 AM   -  “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by Terry &                   Jenae Norton in honor of their grandson Nathan Norton

   9:30 -10:45 AM   -  Coffee fellowship, Wesley Hall

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

                             -  Adult Crusader Sunday school Class

                             -  Rev. Ron’s Adult Sunday School Class

                             -  Women’s Bible Study, Upper 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, Riverview Reformed Church

12:07 - 12:53 PM    -  Men's Bible Study, Room 103

             1:00 PM   -  Piecemakers Quilting

             5:30 PM   -  Hospitality Committee meets, Conference Room

   7:00 – 8:30 PM   - NAMI, Upper Room

Wednesday:           -  REMINDER is mailed       

               5:15 PM   - Kingdom Bells, (2nd-4th grade) rehearsal, Music Room (room 207)

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

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

   6:00 – 7:15 PM   -  Jr. Youth Group meets

             7:00 PM      - Chancel Choir Rehearsal, Sanctuary

   7:00 – 7:30 PM   - Agape Bells Music Room (room 207) (for 5th through adult)           

   7:30 – 8:45 PM   -  Sr. High Youth Group meets

             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 Riverview Reformed

               9:30 AM   -  Ministry Team meets here

               5:00 PM   -  Staff meeting, Conference Room

             6:00 PM   -  NAMI Family program, Upper Room

Saturday: 8:30 AM  - Free Wal-Mart baked goods, meat & produce available at Riverview Reformed

               9 - noon   -  Sweet Adelines coaching session

               7:45 PM   -  Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Next Sunday:          -  World Communion (special offering)



Youth News

Jr. High will meet Wednesdays 6:00-7:15pm

Sr. High will meet Wednesdays 7:30-8:45pm


·        If you are new to F.U.M.C. and visiting with us today, we would appreciate it if you would take the time to fill out the Visitor Card that is placed in the back of the pew pockets. You may then turn this card into the Welcome Table in the lobby at the base of the staircase and you will receive a Welcome Bag!  Thank you for being with us today!

- Sunday School Registration for the 2017-18 Sunday School year is now open. We are doing electronic registration this year using Survey Monkey software.  The web link is 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.


Website Coordinator needed we are looking for someone to build a new website for the church. If you would like more information please contact Jenae Norton.


Soup kitchen coming soon, Oct.18th. Sign-up sheets will be in next week’s bulletin.  Remember if you are canning, the Country Store can always use home canned things.

KYNT Radio Broadcast Sponsors Needed

              The signup folder is located on the table in the Church Lounge. October 1st & 8th are available.  There are other dates still available. The cost to sponsor a Sunday broadcast is $45.00.


Your local UMW group would like to invite all women who are on the path "to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ" to their next meeting, scheduled for Monday, October 2nd at 1:30 p.m.  There will be devotions by Mary Johnson, Mary Peirce and Diane Kisch will prepare a little "lunch" and the speaker, Abby Kokesh, will tell us about New Life in Christ.  You will learn of all the important things that the UMW ladies do worldwide and here, in our own community.  We'll be glad to see you!


The Chancel Choir offers opportunities for those who love to raise your voice in thanks and praise to God.  There is a place for you in this music ministry.  If you have been thinking of joining the choir, or if you are new to town or to the church, the Chancel Choir family within our larger church family is an excellent starting point. We are eager for you to join us as we sing a wide variety of music from contemporary to gospel. Practice on Wednesdays at 7:00pm in the Sanctuary.


Federal Prison Camp the Evangelism committee will be having the church services at the Federal Prison Camp on Oct. 15th and Dec. 31st. We are looking for individuals to join us in this ministry.  If this is something you would be interested in or have questions, please contact Paula Keehr at 665-5501 or Everyone will need to fill out a background check form even if you have filled one out previously. They are located on the information desk at the bottom of the stairs and can be returned to the office. We will be sending them in sometime in August.


We started a new Women's Bible Study "Entrusted, A Study of 2 Timothy" by Beth Moore Sundays at 9:45am in the Upper Room. In this Bible study, Beth will encourage you to guard what God has entrusted to you, further His kingdom by sharing Christ with others, and pour into future generations just as Paul once mentored Timothy. Because in this journey of joy and hardship, we need each other to stay the course and live lives of faithfulness. Please join us for this video driven study on Sunday mornings during Sunday School!


Kingdom Chimes All 2nd-4th graders are invited to be a part of the Kingdom Chimes this fall.  We will meet in the Music Room, on Wednesday evenings from 5:15-5:45pm.  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 5-adult) meets Wednesday evenings, 7:00-7:30pm 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 play 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 music selected this year both contemporary and traditional.  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 began Wednesday, September 6th from 5:45-6:40pm in the Music Room.  Please contact Sue May, 664-0582 if you have any questions.

In Our Thoughts and Prayers:


Russ Rahn family. Russ passed away.


The family of Mark Giziewski. Mark passed away.


Velma Decker


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


Above are the most recent prayer concerns.


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