GETHSEMANE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WELCOMES YOU TO WORSHIP 

May 17, 2020; 9:00 AM

ASCENSION DAY  May 21

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Pastor Jim Hollister

PREPARATION AND PRAISE

*GATHERING PRAISE SONG       Death Was Arrested

PRELUDE​​​​LIGHTING OF CANDLES

We are excited that you are worshipping with Gethsemane today.

GREETING      ANNOUNCEMENTS       PRAYER 

SCRIPTURE READING  Mark 12:28-31

                       L. The word of God for the people of God.   

                      P. Thanks be to God

*HYMN # 170                                  Oh How I Love Jesus                                   

CHILDREN’S MESSAGE-(As the children come forward, please sing the first verse of “Jesus Loves Me”).

“Jesus loves me! This I know. For the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong; they are weak, but he is strong. Yes! Jesus loves me, Yes! Jesus loves me. Yes! Jesus loves me. The Bible tells me so”.

SCRIPTURE READING      

                       L. The word of God for the people of  God.

                       P.  Thanks be to God.

      PRAYER OF INTERCESSION           (In unison after prayer)

Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.  Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses, as we  forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into    temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and  the power and the glory forever. Amen                     Matthew 6:9-13

SHARING LOVE & PEACE

Praise and Worship                 Fierce                 

                                                Love Ran Red

SCRIPTURE READING 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13

                       L.  The Word of God for the people of God

                       P. Thanks be to God   

SERMON:  Easter People:                   No Really!

RESPONSE TO THE WORLD

OFFERING 

*Doxology   pg364                    Because He Lives (Chorus)

*HYMN  pg # 408    ​​       The Gift of Love​​

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*SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING

Don’t worry about having the right words; worry more about having the right heart. It’s not eloquence he seeks, just honesty.


WE’VE learned that people will forget what WE said, people will forget what WE did, but people will never forget how WE made them feel.