July 8, 2018 Online Bulletin



Annual Conference Report

Community Joys & Concerns

Prelude – acolyte lights candles on altar

*Call to Worship

Sides of the church alternate reading A or B. 

A: This is God’s place,

B: there are no entry fees or dress codes,

A: no restriction on age or height,

B: no capability test, no exclusion zone,

A: no right way to come.

B: This is a place where we can kick off our shoes

and settle on in.

A: Here we find shelter, whatever the weather,

B: here we are family, whoever we are,

A: here we are home, wherever we’ve been,

B: here in God’s house, God’s grace is all we need.

*Opening Hymn

Spirit of the Living God    UMH 393

Opening Prayer 

Come. Sit amongst us today, Spirit and friend, for we are open to hearing your word and being influenced by your teaching. Amen.

Special Music

Children’s Moment Noisy Offering

Proclamation of the Word

Prayer for Illumination (liturgist only) 

As we open your word, lead us, O God, into relationships that give strength. May we find in your presence the discovery of our call and empowerment for its practice. Amen.

Scripture Reading  

Psalm 48   OT pp. 518-519

Message Dust

Mark 6:6-13   NT p. 40

Response to the Word

*Hymn of Response

I Surrender All” UMH 354

Pastoral Prayer

Receiving New Members Travis & Lisa Beckwith


*Doxology & Prayer

The Lord’s 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.

Sending Forth

*Sending Hymn

Where He Leads Me” UMH 338



*Benediction Response

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.


UMH – United Methodist Hymnal found in your pew rack

NT – New Testament, toward the back of the Bible

OT – Old Testament, toward the beginning of the Bible

*Please stand as able

Nursery available for children 3 and under.

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