Third Sunday after

Pentecost

We Gather as the Body of Christ

WELCOME, ANNOUNCEMENTS, AND

FUNNY STORY     Pastor Bob

CENTERING WORDS  (Galatians 5)

Lead us Holy Spirit. Guide us in power of your ways, that we might grow in love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity,

faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.

OLD TESTAMENT READING

(2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14)

Sharon Stewart – Liturgist

HYMN:    Here I Am, Lord

UMC Hymnal    #593

EPISTLE READING

(Galatians 5: 1,13-25)

Sharon Stewart – Liturgist

CHILDREN'S TIME with Pastor Bob

PREPARATION FOR PRAYER

Spirit of the Living God

UMC Hymnal    #393

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE    Pastor Bob

PASTORAL PRAYER

LORD’S PRAYER

HYMN:      The Summons

The Faith We Sing Hymnal    #2130 vs. 1-4

GOSPEL LESSON          Luke 9: 51-62

MEDITATION                      Pastor Bob

He Set His Face for the Journey

INVITATION TO OFFERING   

Pastor Bob

One way that we show our committed journey is through the giving of our time, our talents and through our financial support of the church. Give as you are called and as you are able.

 

OFFERTORY

Just a Closer Walk With Thee

The Faith We Sing Hymnal    #2158

BLESSING OF THE OFFERING    (Unison)

(2 Kings 2, Galatians 5)    Pastor Bob

Bear fruit with these gifts we now bring, Holy One. May they bring a double share of your presence to all who are touched by them. Bless us also, who have given so generously, that we may grow in your Spirit, bringing even more generosity and love to your world.

Amen.

HYMN:      How Great Thou Art

UMC Hymnal    #77

BENEDICTION  (Luke 9)

Pastor Bob

As you go from this place and journey this week through the ups and downs, the blessings, and the challenges, may you hear the voice of Jesus, who calls you to follow and to be a faithful disciple.

May the love, mercy and grace of God go with you.

Depart in Peace, Shalom.

SENDING FORTH HYMN

Let There Be Peace on Earth

UMV Hymnal    #431