GETHSEMANE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

WELCOMES YOU TO WORSHIP 

May 24, 2020; 9:00 AM

ASCENSION SUNDAY

STREAMING LIVE VIA FACEBOOK

Pastor Jim Hollister

PREPARATION AND PRAISE

*GATHERING PRAISE SONG       I’m Going Free

​​​​​    (Jailbreak) 

PRELUDE​​​​LIGHTING OF CANDLES

We are excited that you are worshipping with Gethsemane today.

GREETING      ANNOUNCEMENTS       PRAYER 

SCRIPTURE READING  Mark 12:26-27a

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

                      P. Thanks be to God

*HYMN # 311                                 Now the Green Blade Riseth                                                                   

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”.

      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-VIRTUALLY

Praise and Worship                  Resurrecting                 

                                              Death Was Arrested

SCRIPTURE READING 1 Corinthians 15:1-26; 51-57

                       L.  The Word of God for the people of God

                       P. Thanks be to God   

SERMON:  Easter People:                   You Too

RESPONSE TO THE WORLD

OFFERING 

*Doxology   pg364                    Because He Lives (Chorus)

*HYMN  pg # 302  ​​Christ the Lord is Risen Today!       ​​

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*SENDING FORTH WITH BLESSING