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:



May 20, 2018


Pentecost Sunday/Heritage Sunday


Contemporary Worship: 8:30 A.M.


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


A Time of Gathering and Praise


GATHERING MUSIC                                                               Blessed Be Your Name




SONGS OF PRAISE                                                            Build Your Kingdom Here







SKIT                                               “50th Anniversary of the United Methodist Church”


SCRIPTURE                                                                                          Acts 2:1-21 (p.11)


MESSAGE     “Fanning the Flames or Digging the Trenches?”            Rev. Ron


SONG OF PRAISE                                                                                        We Believe”




*SENDING FORTH                                                                Let Your Kingdom Come



Praise Team: Gena Brandt; Hannah Buchholz; Ross, Dena & Harper Den Herder; Barb Hirsch;

Tim Herchenroether; Randy Heisinger; Brady Jaquith; Steve King; Diane Kisch; Sophie McKee;

Julie Mooney; Melissa Rempfer; Craig Sherman; Bill Sohl; Wyatt Yager




Yankton, South Dakota

(605) 665-2991    Fax (605) 665-9603

E-mail address:



May 20, 2018

Pentecost Sunday/Heritage Sunday

Traditional Worship: 11:00 A.M.


 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                   “The Potter’s Hand”                          Chancel Choir

*CALL TO WORSHIP                                                                               

      The Day of Pentecost is here:

            the day when the flames of faith dance in our hearts.

        The Day of Pentecost is here:

            the day when our babbling speech becomes the Good News for the                world.

      The Day of Pentecost is here:

            the day when compassion is seared into our souls.

      The Day of Pentecost is here:

            Let the people of God rejoice. Alleluia!



*HYMN OF PRAISE #539 (UM hymnal)              “O Spirit of the Living God”


SKIT                           “50th Anniversary of the United Methodist Church”

A Time of Prayer


SHARING CONCERNS                                                                              



PRAYER RESPONSE #393 (UM hymnal)               “Spirit of the Living God



A Time of Proclamation


SCRIPTURE                                                                 Acts 2:1-21 (p. 11)

MESSAGE      “Fanning the Flames or Digging the Trenches?”    Rev. Ron


A Time of Response and Dedication



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


*SONG OF DEDICATION #347 (UM hymnal)                            “Spirit Song”


A Time of Sending Forth



*HYMN OF PARTING #334 (UM hymnal)                     “Sweet, Sweet Spirit”


*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.



May 20 – 27

Today:    8:30 AM   -  “The United Methodist Hour” on KYNT 1450 AM Radio is sponsored by                              Suzanne Tessier in honor of all graduates. 

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

                                -  Graduation Party, Wesley Hall

             7:45 PM   -  Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

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

                6:30 PM   -  Sweet Adelines, Church Lounge

             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

             1:00 PM   -  Piecemakers Quilting

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

Wednesday:             -  Information for REMINDER due

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

             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

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

               7:45 PM   -  Narcotics Anonymous, Upper Room

Next Sunday:           -  Peace with Justice Sunday, special offering   


·         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!


Call For Volunteers there will be a meeting for anyone WILLING TO HELP WITH or teach PreK-5th grade Sunday School for the 2018-2019 school year, Sunday, May 20th at 10:00am between the Worship services in the upstairs Sunday School gathering room.


Summer Worship Hours The Worship Committee again has looked at the summer months that are approaching with busy activities of our church family. It has been determined that one service on Sunday morning and one evening service on Wednesday has in the past and will again this summer fill the spiritual needs of our members as well as visitors that will be in Yankton with families or guests in our fair city. Sunday service will begin June 3rd at 10:00am. Wednesday evening service will be at 6:30pm beginning May 30th. An evening meal will be prepared that will be served at 5:30pm on Wednesday evenings for any one that would like to come and partake with food and fellowship. This schedule will be in effect until Labor Day. It is one of our missions as a Worship Committee to keep Christ in our lives through Worship during the busy summer months.  Peace, Love and see you in church either on Sunday or Wednesday evening.



Peace with Justice, Sunday, May 27th gifts on Peace with Justice Sunday fund programs that advocate for peace and justice in the United States and around the world. These programs empower United Methodists to speak out for removing structures and systems that harm God’s children globally.


Seats & Feets The Evangelism committee will be collecting underwear and socks thru May 27th. The donations will be distributed on Thursday, May 31st when FUMC serves The Banquet. You can help by taking a sock and/or underwear cutout from the clothes line located in the lobby, purchase the size indicated, and return it to church and place it in the tote. 


The Banquet our church will be serving The Banquet on Thursday, May 31st. There are sign-up sheets in Wesley Hall for food and volunteers. Please donate some food and/or time if you can. It’s a great way for our church and its people to show caring and concern for our own community. The Evangelism Committee will be distributing donations for Seats and Feets at The Banquet. Please join us for an evening of fun and fellowship.

The Missions Committee


Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God! Come along and join us for the Ride of a Lifetime during Vacation Bible School at the Rolling River Rampage. Students will learn how to serve God and God's mission for their lives. Their lives may be bumpy and take crazy turns, but our stories, songs, activities and crafts will teach them how to handle the waves and keep God in their sites. Vacation Bible School Registration is now open! Please register at by Friday, June 1st. VBS will be June 3rd – 7th from 6:15pm-8pm each evening with supper and Children's program Thursday evening. If you would like to volunteer to help, have questions, or need help registering please contact Tiffany at or 605-695-0178. There is a sign-up sheet in Wesley Hall for snack donations.


Camp even though the Early Bird deadline is past you can still register for camp. The cost would be at full price. The church and UWM will still cover ½ of the early bird cost for one camp per youth (K-12th grade) you are responsible for the balance.




KYNT Radio Broadcast, The sign-up folder is located on the Hy-Vee table in the Church Lounge. The cost to sponsor a Sunday broadcast is $45.


Birthday Wishes Lyla Gukeisen’s birthday is May 29th. It would be fun for her to hear from her church family sending birthday wishes her way. Her address is 7011 Hackberry Rdg. Owasso, OK 74055.


In His Service

Senior Pastor                                                            Rev. Ron Johnson (

Pastor of Discipleship/Youth and Families           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/Tony Beste/Carla Hummel

Greeters                                                                                          (8:30) Marv & Anne Withrow

                                                                                                                        (11:00) Bob Thue

Ushers                                                                                       (8:30) Mark & Syndee Droppers

                                                               (11:00) Terry & Jenae Norton; Arlo & Carlene Watchorn

Nursery Attendant                                                                         Cassie Pietz/Kathy Lawrence

Coffee Fellowship                                                                                         History Committee

Hy-Vee Card Sellers                                                                                                (8:30) (11:00)


In Our Thoughts and Prayers:


Russell & Mary Peirce’s grandson Jordan Peirce


Angela Herrmann, Mabel Yager


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.)