Worship Bulletin – June 15, 2014
Christ is risen! The season of Easter marks the time between Jesus’ resurrection and his ascension – during which the disciples came to understand the purpose of Jesus’ ministry and his identity. Join with us to celebrate the wonders of Christ’s resurrection, and what it means for the resurrection life of the Church!
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Lord’s Day, June 15, 2014 – 10:30 AM Worship
Welcome and Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship
Jesus prayed that we, the church, would be one,
just as he and the Father are one.
Today we offer our praise and prayer together,
as one body, in Christ, through the power of the Holy Spirit.
In harmony, let us glorify God—Father, Son, and Spirit.
*Hymn of Praise – “Holy Holy Holy” – #3
Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Offertory – “Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying”
*Song of Thanksgiving – “Doxology” – #815
Praise God from whom all blessings flow.
Praise Him, all creatures here below.
Praise Him above, ye heav’nly host.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen
Gospel Reading – Matthew 28:16-20 – p. 1072
*Hymn of Preparation – “We’ve a Story to Tell the Nations” – #446
Sermon – “Who is in charge here?” – Rev. Erin R. Phillips
*Hymn of Invitation – “Take My Life and Let It Be Consecrated” – #597
*If you are able, please stand
June Benevolence: One Great Hour of Sharing
One Great Hour of Sharing is an offering that makes the love of Christ real for individuals and communities around the world who suffer the effects of disaster, conflict, or severe economic hardship, and for those who serve them through gifts of money and time. Today, projects are underway in more than 100 countries, including the United States and Canada.
Summer Bible School – Bible School is coming soon and we are in need of some supplies! See our sign up sheets in Memorial Hallway to see what you can donate. We are also in need of small toys to give away as prizes. These can be new or gently used toys such as small stuffed animals, balls, stickers, etc. See Jen with questions! Any donations can be placed in the boxes on the tables. Thanks in advance for your help!
GDVA Mission Event & Annual Meeting – All are invited to this “bring-your-own-lawn-chair” family and kid friendly edition of our Annual Meeting, on Sunday June 22, 3-5pm at the Challenge Grove Park Picnic Shelter, Cherry Hill. Speaking will be Rev. Cheryl Jones (ABC missionary South Africa) and new Association “Youth Ministry Initiative” Coordinator Randy Van Osten. Information on how to RSVP on the bulletin board.
UrbanPromise: Paddle for Promise – Are you ready for a summer adventure? On July 1-2, join UrbanPromise in raising funds to employ teens in Camden by supporting Paddle for Promise, a 50 mile, 2 day paddling adventure down the Delaware from Trenton to Camden to Wilmington. Come as an individual or get a team of 1-4 paddlers. Come just one day or both. To register or support your favorite paddler click here.
Wii Bowling – Get ready for FUN! Sign-ups have begun! See Chuck for more information!