Our Prayers Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church
The Lost, The Least, The Lonely Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Welcome to Worship March 8, 2009
Unspoken Prayers, Unsaved Family Members Rt. 14 at Turkeyfoot Road Mineral Wells, WV 26150
Our Nation and our Leaders in government Pastor: Kevin P. Lantz
Mt. Pleasant Pre-School – Our Military Minister: Each Member of the Congregation
Parsonage ~ 489-2114 Pastor Kevin’s E-mail: email@example.com
Families wishing to have children
Church Office ~ 489-1965 Office Manager ~ Elaine Smith
Tom Allman and Family Pre-School ~ 489-3100 Pre-School Director ~ Michelle McVaney
Bob Armstrong Rick Hammel Karen Parsons Youth Director ~ 580-1189 Youth Director ~ Eric Beeson
Mary Lou Averill Crystal Hanna Ray Pyles Pastor of Spiritual Formation: Ford Price
Tonja Bailey Matt Harper David Rhoades Pastor Ford’s E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone :304-416-1018
Rick Barbour Anne Hart Rosella Riggs Church E-mail: email@example.com
Frank Bargeloh Kenny Hinton Christie Schwendeman Chronicles E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeff Beeson Kim Hunt Jane Sheppard Youth Director E-mail: email@example.com
Church Web Site: www.mt-pleasant-umc.org
Andrew Blanchard Gene Hutton Mike Shirey
Jack Bonar Prof. George Lamb Wyatt Smith
Rita Bowen Stephanie Lee Grace Street Welcome Center Assistants for March: Randy, Kelly, Ty Sheppard
Becky Casto Evelyn Jones Barbara Towarnicky
March 8 Msrch 15
George DiBacco Meadows Family Joe Turner
Greeters: Jim & Kay Hill Butch & Carol Dobson
Bob Drake Larry Miller The family of Russ Vincent
Leslie Duckworth Carolyn Mills Chris Whytsel Pianist: Jason Caltrider Nursery: Jodi Lockhart
Ron Flannery Dick Morris
MT. PLEASANT PRESCHOOL is now accepting enrollment for
Megan Fox Bea Parsons
3 and 4 year old classes for the fall. Classes will fill up quickly, PRELUDE
If you have additional prayer requests, please make note of them
on the Friendship attendance pads. Thank you! so please don’t delay in registering. If you or anybody you kno is
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
interested, please call the Preschool at 304-489-3100 or
“Shared Blessings Ministry” Ritual of Friendship
Michelle McVaney at 304-485-7322.
March 15: Canned meat, cereal, desserts Lowell and Wilda
In addition to these items, we also provide dishwashing Vickie & Katie Gandee LIGHTING OF THE ALTAR CANDLES
detergent, toilet paper, toothpaste, mouth wash, hand soap, etc.
HOSPITALITY SERVANT-LEADERS are needed for the Faith-
Sharing workshop on Saturday, April 4. If you can take part, *CALL TO WORSHIP
Pianist: Jason Caltrider Nursery: Jodi Lockhart
please contact Dave Mendenhall, the Pastor, or Church office,
Bread Baking Schedule
March 8 ~ Ann Mayhew 304.489.1965. *HYMN OF PRAISE No. 378 ―Amazing Grace‖
March 15 ~ Judy Casto
SHINE CHILDREN’S MINISTRY – The ministry team will meet MORNING PRAYER
EVANGELISM TRAINING The Little Kanawha District of your on Tuesday, March 17, 7 p.m. Please plan to attend this
RESPONSE No. 377 ―It Is Well with My Soul‖
United Methodist Church is offering you an opportunity to learn important session in the Fellowship Hall.
how to share your faith with others. Dr. Ken Ramsey will present STORY FOR YOUNG DISCIPLES
the workshop on April 4 to train Christians to share their faith at FAITH-SHARING is the primary purpose of the Church and the
center of our mission statement at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist
Mt. Pleasant UM Church, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Are all SHARING TITHES AND OFFERINGS
encouraged to learn this very crucial aspect of our Christian Offertory
If you’d like to learn to be more effective in sharing your faith,
Discipleship – sharing our faith in Christ with others who *Doxology
inviting others to receive Jesus Christ as their Lord, join us for Praise God from whom all blessing flow.
desperately need to hear and receive the good news for this important training on Saturday, April 4, at your Church. Other Praise Him, all creatures here below.
themselves. Register for this great day we have planned in our churches from across the conference will be coming to Mineral Praise Him above, ye heavenly hosts.
Little Kanawha District. Wells for this great event! Won’t you? Please use the registration Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen
insert in your bulletin today. Deadline for registration is March 28.
*HYMN No. 600 ―Wonderful Words of Life‖
PASTOR’S PRAYER Weekly Calendar
The Lord’s Prayer Our Presence
Sunday, March 8
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. CHURCH-WIDE LENT STUDY You’re invited to connect with one of our Worship Service 8:15 a.m.
Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Worship … 221 Sunday School … 70
heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us Our Gifts Worship Service 10:45 a.m.
Our weekly budget goal for this year is: SPPR Committee 2:00 p.m.
our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass
Disciple Class 5:30 p.m.
against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver $5,964.75
God’s Kid’s Club 6:00 p.m.
us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power Worship Offerings Total $ 6,909.10
Financial Peace Seminar 6:00 p.m.
and the glory, forever. Amen Sunday School Offering 43.10
Small Group ~ Lent
Food Pantry 172.00
At the Church Larry & Betty Bargeloh Leaders 6:00 p.m.
Emergency Fund 105.00
NEW TESTAMENT LESSON Pg. 198 Philippians 4:4-9 Youth E-Team 6-6:30 p.m.
The Word of God for the people of God. Thanks be to God! STOMP the Sanctuary Youth Meeting 6:30-8:00 p.m.
General Fund $ 6,467.00
“Gospel Journey Maui” Sanctuary
SERMON Pastor Kevin Lantz Monday, March 9
“The Value of Meditation In the Bible: Weight Watchers 9:00 a.m.
Contemplating God’s Word” CHURCH-WIDE LENT STUDY You’re invited to connect with Small Group ~ Lent
one of our small-groups meeting throughout Lent in a location At the home of Ron & Ann Mayhew, 167 Oakbrook Lane
Romans 12:1-2 Pg. 161 Mineral Wells ~ 304-489-2754 6:30 p.m.
favoring your plans! You can help with the cost of the books with
a $6.50 donation. You can also register on-line: www.mt- Administrative Council 7:00 p.m.
INVITATION TO FAITHFUL DISCIPLESHIP At the Church with Jason Caltrider as Leader 7:30 p.m.
pleasant-umc.org This is a group for every/anyone
*HYMN No. 601 ―Thy Word Is a Lamp‖ Tuesday, March 10
March 8: The Value of Meditation in the Bible: Historical Committee 1:00 p.m.
*BENEDICTION Contemplating Weight Watchers 5:00 p.m.
God’s Word Aerobics Class 6:15-7:30 p.m.
March 15: Practicing Solitude: Eliminating Hurry Wednesday, March 11
March 22: A Simple Prayer: Just As I Am ―Shared Blessings‖ Food Pantry 10 a.m. – Noon
Before departing, please take time to greet friends old and Children’s Choir 6:30 p.m.
new worshiping around you today. March 29: Three Simple Prayers: I Am Available
April 5: When Your Spiritual Life Seems Dry: Small Group ~ Lent
At the home of Bill & Sherry Hess, 60 Windsor Drive,
*POSTLUDE The Desert Journey Mineral Wells, WV ~ 304-489-2302 6:30 p.m.
The Worship has ended; let our Service begin! April 12~Easter Week: The Power of Love At the home of Greg & Elaine Cappadona, 158 Oakbrook Dr.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mineral Wells ~ 489-1520 6:30 p.m.
OFFICE SECURITY A security lock has been applied to the Thursday, March 12
MEMBERSHIP ORIENTATION There is an interest with friends Church doors. Access to visitors will be through intercom and Women’s Bible Study for Lent at the Church 10:00 a.m.
Lori Full Group Leader in the Conference Room
in Church who have inquired about membership and adult office permission. Members and friends with keys will still be
―Shared Blessings‖ Food Pantry 6-8 p.m.
baptism. If you would like to learn more about membership and able to come and go freely with key-entry. For security Small Group ~ Lent
the Christian life at Mt. Pleasant UMC, please contact the pastor purposes, please be sure to lock doors following all mid-week At the home of Steve & Sharon McCoy, 55 Vandalia Estates,
or Church office at your earliest convenience 304-489-1965. meetings! Mineral Wells ~ 304-489-2538 6:15 p.m.
The orientation class is two sessions, 90 minutes each with At the home of Steve & Gina Starkey, 274 S. Maple Drive,
Pastor Kevin Lantz. Mineral Wells ~ 304-489-2234 6:30 p.m.
MINISTRY PLANNING Friends and members are invited to an At the Church with Eric Beeson as Leader 7:00 p.m.
important ministry planning team as we continue to examine the Friday, March 13
COOKIES FOR OLD MAN RIVERS MISSION We will provide
cookies for the mission on March 21. If you are able to donate path of ministry for God’s Church — as we understand it here, at ―Shared Blessings‖ Food Pantry 10 a.m. – Noon
Mt. Pleasant UMC. You’re invited to join us on Saturday, March Saturday, March 14
cookies, please bring them to the kitchen in the Fellowship hall Small Group ~ Lent
by 6:00 p.m. on Friday evening, March 20. Thank you so much 14, 10 a.m. to Noon, Men’s Group 8-9 a.m.
for participating in providing food for the homeless. Mike Duckworth as Leader near Conference Room
Ministry Team Meeting 10-12 Noon