First United Methodist Church - Yankton
Monday, May 28, 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

 

December 31, 2017

Worship:  11:00 A.M.

First Sunday after Christmas

Our Mission:

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

 

A Time of Gathering and Praise

 

GATHERING MUSIC                                                                                  

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY & SERVICE

RITUAL OF FRIENDSHIP (Please leave complete address)

ANTHEM                    “Here On a Silent Night”                   Chancel Choir

*CALL TO WORSHIP

     Let your praise of God sound to the heavens!

        We shout the good news of God’s mighty love!

     Let all the stars, the sun, the moon sing praise to God!

        The Universe that God created sings its praise!

     Praise the Lord!

        Hallelujah! AMEN.


*OPENING PRAYER

*HYMN OF PRAISE #224 (UM hymnal) “Good Christian Friends Rejoice Prayer”  

 

A Time of Prayer

 

SHARING CONCERNS

SILENT PRAYER

PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER #895 (UM hymnal)

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

 

A Time of Proclamation

 

FOR THE YOUNG AND YOUNG AT HEART                                         

SCRIPTURE                                                            Galatians 4:4-7 (p.170)

MESSAGE                    “No Longer Slaves”               Pastor 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 #219 (UM hymnal)                           “What Child is This”

 

A Time of Sending Forth

 

*BENEDICTION

*SONG OF PARTING #246 (UM hymnal) stz 1                              “Joy To The World”

*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 10:45am – 12:15pm.

In His Service

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

Pastor of Discipleship/Youth and Families           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

Sound System                                              Matt Pietz/Steve Pietila/Tony Beste/Carla Hummel

Greeters                                                                                                                     Jill Huetig

Ushers                                                                                            Chris & Casandra Hathaway

Nursery Attendant                                                                         Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence

Hy-Vee Card Sellers                                                                                               Terry Norton

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR MINISTRY AND SERVICE

December 31 – January 7

Today:    8:30 AM   -  “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by                              Delores Kafka in honor of ministers and church staff.

                             -  12:30pm Prison Ministry

Monday:                 -  Office Closed—Happy New Year

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

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

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

             6:00 PM   -  NAMI Family program, Upper Room

             6:30 PM   -  Evangelism Committee meets, Conference Room

Friday:  10:00 AM   -  XYZ meets, Church Lounge

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

              1 – 5 PM   -  Private party, Wesley Hall

               7:45 PM   -  Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Next Sunday:          -  Communion

                             

Fifth Sunday Bucket Today Bucket Sundays are held whenever we have 5 Sundays in one month.  This month’s offering will help the Homeless Shelter. Drop your loose change (bills accepted also) in the bucket.

 

For those who have purchased poinsettias and want to take them home, you may do so following the service.

 

·      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!

 

 

The New Year for United Methodist Women An invitation to all women of First United Methodist Church: 🎄 Due to the holiday, UMW (United Methodist Women) will meet Monday, January 8th, at 1:30pm for the Annual Pledge Service and installation of officers. We will meet in the Church lounge. Refreshments will be served following the program.

 

KYNT Radio Broadcast It’s time to sign up to sponsor a Radio Broadcast during the 2018 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.

 

Calendars Available 2018 calendars, compliments of Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home, are now available. You can pick them up from the table at the top of the stairs or outside the Church Office.

 

Campbell Soup labels are no longer collected as they have discontinued the program. Box Tops are collected by all the schools. There is a drop box for them by the front door, they are then given to all the schools. 

 

Human Relations Day January 14th (special offering)The Human Relations Day offering supports neighborhood ministries through community developers, community advocacy in the United States and Puerto Rico through United Methodist Voluntary Services, and work with at-risk youth through the Youth Offender Rehabilitation Program.

 

In Our Thoughts and Prayers:

 

Dawn Kabella, Ken Bevers, Jess Dennis, Matthew Stowe

 

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

 

 

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