Traditional Worship 9-9-12 by vSTnB6

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									September 9, 2012                      15th Sunday after Pentecost      WORDS OF ASSURANCE:
8:30 a.m.                              *Congregation Stand as Able      Because God loves, our sins are forgiven. Because God loves, we will
                                                                        recognize ways to love and honor Him. And because God loves, we go
PRELUDE                 “Jesus Loves Me”            -setting by Kerr    and serve Him and enjoy His presence as we accept the gift of His love
                                                                        and forgiveness in our lives. Amen
HYMN SING
                                                                        PASTORAL PRAYER
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                 THE LORD’S PRAYER
SECOND MILE GIVING VIDEO
                                                                        *HYMN #399, UMH                                            “Take My Life and Let It Be”
*CALL TO WORSHIP:
L: What the world needs now is love sweet love                          SERMON                                                   “What The World Needs Now”
P: It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.                 OFFERING
L: What the world needs now is love sweet love                            OFFERTORY             “Jesus, Lover of My Soul”                                  -Martyn
P: No not just for some, but for everyone.                                *DOXOLOGY
L: Let us continue to love one another.                                   *PRAYER OF DEDICATION
P: Anyone who loves is born of God, and knows God.

*HYMN # 156                                “I Love to Tell the Story”   *HYMN # 469, UMH                                        “Jesus Is All the World To Me”
SCRIPTURE                                                               *BENEDICTION
  Gospel                                              John 15:9-12
                                                                        POSTLUDE                                 “I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord”                -Williams

SPECIAL MUSIC                                    “You Raise Me Up”      Welcome Guests!
                                                                        If Markesan UMC isn’t your home church, we’re glad you’re here and hope you feel at home!
PRAYER                                                                  Please take a moment to fill in the information on the attendance form as it is passed during
  PARISH PRAYER REQUESTS                                                worship.
  UNISON PRAYER OF CONFESSION
                                                                        You may also want to know …
  You ask us this morning, “Do you love me?” and we answer of           Kiddie Kare is available in the nursery downstairs.
course we do Lord. You ask again, “Do you love me?” and we              Hearing devices are available as well as large print hymnals—just speak to an usher to use one.
answer you know we love you. And you ask us again do you love           Restrooms are located in the hallway just off the parking lot entrance.
                                                                        Diaper changing facilities are located in the women’s restroom.
me enough to commit yourself to me, do you really love me?
                                                                        Children’s activity bags are hanging in the hallway at the back of the sanctuary. Feel free to get
And we hear your command, “Feed my sheep”. Lord forgive us              one for your child to use during worship.
for failing to do things that honor you, and sharing the love you       Drinking fountains are located near either of the rear entrances to the church.
have shown us. Forgive our sins and failings and help us to love        Please silence your cell phone during worship

as Christ has loved us.
This Week’s Schedule
Sunday-9/9/12
                                                                                Markesan United Methodist Church
8:30 am – Worship
9:30 am-Hospitality/SS                                                                 71 E CAROLINE ST
9:35 am-Adult SS                                                                     MARKESAN, WI 53946
10:30 am-Worship                                                                          920-398-3254
Tuesday-9/11/12
                                                                                    www.markesanumc.com
6:30 am – Men’s Prayer Breakfast @ Sandy’s Diner
Wednesday-9/12/12
12:00 pm – Sew Blessed                                                                     Paul Yoder, Pastor
5:30 pm-Celebration Singer Rehearsal                                                   Shirley Parker, Lay Leader
7:30 pm – Chancel Choir Rehearsal
Sunday-9/16/12                                                                        Vacant, Children’s Ministries
8:30 am – Worship                                                                       Cindy Hilke, Adm. Asst.
9:30 am – Hospitality/SS                                                   Shelly Bernhagen, Sunday School Superintendent
9:35 am-Adult SS
                                                                                  Thad &/Sally Wilkinson, Missionaries
10:30 am – Worship

Thank You to Louie Bock from Ripon in helping with Worship this morning.

Thank You to Michelle Lippart for her Special Music this morning


YOU ARE INVITED to dinner on Sunday, September 30th, following our
 all congregational meeting—about 10:45—which will follow our all
 special music worship service beginning at 9:30. We want you to stay
 the entire morning and so our Hospitality Committee is going to feed
 you a spaghetti dinner. HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP: So we know
 how much food to prepare please write “Spaghetti” and the number of
 family planning to attend behind your name on the attendance pad as
 it passes this morning. THANK YOU!


                                                                                  Helping in Worship this morning:
                                                                                         Liturgist—Nina Zick
                                                                                       Organist—Heidi Hirschy
                                                                                       Ushers—Joel Frei, Capt
                                                                                     Sound Desk—Russ Hirschy
                                                                           OH OH!
OH OH!
                                                                                 On September 22nd I made plans to take our Confirmation youth
                       nd
      On September 22 I made plans to take our Confirmation youth          to our United Methodist Camp at Pine Lake near Westfield for a day of
to our United Methodist Camp at Pine Lake near Westfield for a day of      work. I very much want that to happen for the kids and anyone else in
work. I very much want that to happen for the kids and anyone else in      the congregation looking for a day away and the opportunity to do some
the congregation looking for a day away and the opportunity to do some     mission work in a beautiful setting here in Wisconsin. The problem is,
mission work in a beautiful setting here in Wisconsin. The problem is,     now I have a conflict and am unable to participate myself. Oh no. Wow
now I have a conflict and am unable to participate myself. Oh no. Wow      is me.
is me.
                                                                                                              But I’m hoping some adults—parents,
                                   But I’m hoping some adults—parents,                                 mentors, others—will step forward to help
                            mentors, others—will step forward to help                                  coordinate transportation and supervision. I
                            coordinate transportation and supervision. I                               serve on the Conference Conflict
                            serve on the Conference Conflict                                           Transformation Team in which I and two
                            Transformation Team in which I and two                                     other team members go into churches in
                            other team members go into churches in                                     conflict and seek to facilitate them to
                            conflict and seek to facilitate them to        transform their conflict into peace and harmony. My partner in this
transform their conflict into peace and harmony. My partner in this        mission with one of our very northern churches, and I have just one
mission with one of our very northern churches, and I have just one        workable date in September in which we can meet one final time with
workable date in September in which we can meet one final time with        this congregation before the snow birds in the congregation start flying
this congregation before the snow birds in the congregation start flying   south for the winter and we need to resolve this crisis in the
south for the winter and we need to resolve this crisis in the             congregation before they leave. That one best date to do this is, of
congregation before they leave. That one best date to do this is, of       course, Saturday, September 22nd.
course, Saturday, September 22nd.
                                                                                 This work camp is being organized by another circuit and pastor
      This work camp is being organized by another circuit and pastor      and they have the work camp and day organized and planned out. All
and they have the work camp and day organized and planned out. All         we need to do is show up—as you’ve seen in the bulletin insert and
we need to do is show up—as you’ve seen in the bulletin insert and         elsewhere in this newsletter. The group can go Friday evening and
elsewhere in this newsletter. The group can go Friday evening and          spend the night or drive up early Saturday for the day. All I need is
spend the night or drive up early Saturday for the day. All I need is      transportation and some chaperoning to make this happen for our kids.
transportation and some chaperoning to make this happen for our kids.      Thank you for stepping in and helping out. Please call me ASAP to let
Thank you for stepping in and helping out. Please call me ASAP to let      me know you will help.
me know you will help.

								
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