Sunday Bulletin - the Nekoosa United Church of Christ

United Methodist Church of Port Edwards
And the
sedentary spiritual lives into meaningful and uplifting lives, living life to
its fullest in you, and with You. Amen.
Nekoosa United Church of Christ
June 28th, 2015
Proper 8
Gathering in God’s Presence
Welcome and Announcements
Passing of the Peace
Peace Song: Peace be with you, peace be with you, peace be with you now,
God’s peace to you, Peace behind you, peace before you, peace be all
around, in Jesus Christ
Prelude (A time to clear our thoughts and open our hearts and minds)
Call to Worship
(Please stand if comfortable doing so)
O LORD my God, I cried to you for help, and you have healed me.
Sing praises to the LORD, and give thanks to his holy name.
For his anger is but for a moment; his favor is for a lifetime.
Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.
You have turned my mourning into dancing;
O LORD my God, I will give thanks to you forever.
Prayer of Invocation
We gather together this morning at the river. We know that wherever we
are, You are with us. We raise up our voices in great joy, singing our
praises to you dear Lord. As we end our week in worship, we ask for your
guidance in focusing our attention on you, more than just once a week.
Help us to live for and in You daily. Amen.
Gathering Song: # 597
“Shall We Gather By the River”
Prayer of Confession and Assurance
Sometimes, God, in those moments when we are perplexed or anxious,
when we are in pain ourselves or hurting because of the suffering of
others, we can feel ourselves alone with our concerns. We trudge on
through our lives with our heads hung low, complaining every step of the
way. We can be negative and selfish. Remind us O God that we are
different, that we are your beloved children, that You are a part of us and
we a part of You. Help turn our mourning into glad dancing; our
(Please pass the peace of Christ with those near you)
Proclaiming God’s Word
Liturgist: Tom Pangburn
Old Testament reading: Lamentations 3:22-31
Psalm Reading: Psalm 30
Leader: This is the written word that points us toward God
People: Thanks be to God
Gloria Patri #759
(Please Stand if comfortable doing so)
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.
Gospel Reading: Mark 5:21-43
Leader: This is the living and breathing word of the Lord for us today and
every day.
*People: Thanks be to God. Amen.
(Please be seated)
Today’s Message:
“Can’t Touch This”
Pastor Tim
Responding as God’s People
Hymn #441
“Jesus, Savior Pilot Me”
Invitation to prayer, pastoral prayer, Our Lord’s Prayer.
(Please Stand)
(Please be seated)
The Lords 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 debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us
not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom,
and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. 3X Amen.
June 28th, 2015
What do you say UMC Port Edwards
and Nekoosa UCC…
Offering Offertory #780 Doxology (please stand)
Praise God From whom all blessings flow: Praise God all creatures here
below; Praise God above, you heavenly host: Praise Father, Son, and
Holy Ghost. Amen.
“Shall We Gather Together at the River?"
Offertory Prayer
God, in presenting an offering as part of our worship we are bringing
something of what we have achieved or been given, and we offer it back
to you as the source from whom all good things come. We pray that these
gifts would be used through our churches to declare and demonstrate the
amazing grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the extravagant love we know of
you as our creator, and the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, alive
and awake within us and ministering through us. Amen.
Going With God’s Love
Closing Hymn #478
“I’ve Got Peace Like a River”
Thank you to all who helped: Diaconate, Pastor Dave, Joye K, Tom P.,& many others!
Cover Attribution:
Pastor Tim, June 2015 Wisconsin River sunrise @ Nekoosa
Permission to print and project the hymns by A-723464.
Welcome All!
Please join us for Food and fellowship after the service!
If you didn’t bring a dish don’t worry, there’s more than enough.
We’re glad you’re here.