|THE PEOPLE OF GOD AT WORSHIP
McHenry United Methodist Church
Sunday, August 31st 2014 11:00 A.M.
12th Sunday after Pentecost
*Indicates, please stand if able.
Lillian Reckner, organist Eddie Bittinger, pianist
Patricia Foley, Asst. organist Pastor Jonathan C. Moon
*PROCESSIONAL/BRINGING THE LIGHT OF GOD-
“This is the Day”
WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS, BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
*CALL TO WORSHIP
Once we were no people, but now we are God’s people,
Delivered from slavery, brought into covenant, and redeemed through the love of the Cross.
Once we were no people but now we are
We were lost in darkness, until the light of the world, Emmanuel, came down from his
Blessed by your name, O God, our Redeemer.
By your mercy we know life.
By your mercy we know freedom.
By your mercy we know love.
For nothing can separate us from the life, freedom, and love of God given through your son,
for it is in his name, the name of Jesus Christ we pray. Amen.
*HYMN “God Will Take Care of you” UMH 130
O God, we gather around your altar, we lift praise in your house, we rejoice in the temple
of hearts! Thanks be to you O God, for you are a God who will travel any distance,
overcome any obstacle, and never tire in your pursuit to reach us and save us! You have
given us your most precious name O God. . . You have given us your most blessed Son.
Give to us once again your over flowering Spirit of Love and may it be for us the breath in
our lungs, and the strength in our limbs, to do your will
wherever you call us. Amen.
-PASSING THE PEACE AND JOY OF CHRIST-
Praying and Proclaiming the Word
Sharing Our Joys and Concerns
Prayer Chorus “On Eagle’s Wings” UMH 143
Moments of Silent Prayer
The Prayers of God’s People
The Lord’s Prayer
MOMENT WITH OUR CHILDREN
The children may be excused to Children’s Church
during this Anthem
FIRST READING: Exodus 3:13-15
GOSPEL READING: Matthew 16:13-19
The Word of God for the people of God.
THANKS BE TO GOD FOR THE LIVING WORD.
SERMON I AM who I AM, but who do you say that I am?Responding to the Word &
Taking It Into the World
WORSHIPING GOD WITH OUR GIFTS
*Doxology UMH 94
*Prayer of Dedication
*HYMN “Take My Life and Let It Be” UMH 399
*BENEDICTION & ORGAN CHIMES
Shalom to you now, shalom my friends.
May God’s full mercies bless you, my friends.
In all your living and through your loving,
Christ be your shalom, Christ be your shalom.
WELCOME TO WORSHIP AT McHENRY UMC!
UPCOMING @ HOYES-McHENRY Charge
Thursday 7:00 pm……………….…….…..Choir Practice
Sunday 10:00 am …………………………Sunday School
Sunday 11:00 am………………………Morning Worship
September 7th ………………………….Fellowship Meal
September 26th………………Hoyes Spaghetti Dinner
Indicates a new or updated prayer concern
Harold and Betty Jo Hundall - Sandra Brown - Nick, Tyler & Stephanie Owens - Clair
Blair - William and Lora Trail - Adelaid Savage & Family - John Baker - Mark Wisiwater
- Linda Ware - Donna Tasker - Robert Adams - The Mother & Brother of Mary Walceck -
Mary and Tara Pope - Jim Groves - Pat Utter - Melony Ellis Bittinger- Audra Sahin -
Carolyn Murray - Charlie Lovell - Raymond Graves - Mary Girer - Jim Glotfelty - John
Rodahaver - Helen Moon - Gary Buckel - James Halls - Doris Clipstein - Randy
McCartney - - Kay Kennedy, Kermet Savage - Robert Ansel- Bill Mayor - John Evans &
Ben - Martha Law
Baby Kennedy - Greg Iden - Elizabeth Lynn - Gary & Sharon Buckle - Louis
Upton - Charlie Evard - Steve Moon - Family of Vincent - Gary Mooney - Martha
Law - Frank and Helen West - Megan Peters - Elaina Evans
Our Church, Our Pastor, and Our Leaders - Our Local, State, & Federal Government –
Members of the 243rd Engineering Support Platoon & All Serving in our Armed Forces
McHENRY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
477 Mosser Rd., McHenry, MD 21541/ 301-387-9059
The peace and joy of Christ be with you this coming week!
August 31: Dana Mason
September 7: Church Dinner