West Chelmsford United Methodist Church
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Weekly Church Bulletin

WEST CHELMSFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

242 Main Street, North Chelmsford, MA  01863

Pastor – Rev. Mack Hagins

 Telephone – (978) 251-4834  email:office@wcumc.us

Web Address: wcumc.us

 

Trinity Sunday, Peace with Justice Sunday                       June 16, 2019

                                                                                                    9:00a.m.

 

  Prelude

*Opening Hymn – "Let There Be Peace On Earth"              UMH  431

 

*Call to Worship

Fathers and mothers, sisters and brothers,

Families in all shapes and sizes,

May love be shown,

In a Father’s embrace,

May love be renewed,

In a forgiving word,

May support be shown,

In overflowing praise,

May love be celebrated,

In an exuberant song

May love be given

By our loving God,

May we receive His love,

Right here, Right now!

 

  Prayer of Confession  

Faithfull God, persistent friend, you weave so many wonderful people into our lives: fathers and mothers, children and youth, friends and neighbors, teachers and preachers.  Yet do we stop to acknowledge them as blessings from God?  Do we say a word of thanks or whisper a prayer of gratitude?  Have we told our appreciation, written a word of encouragement, sung their praises?  Faithful God, forgive us for taking anyone for granted.  Give us eyes to see the miracles around us.  Give us hearts that know you care for each and every one.  Give us voices to sing our thanks. Amen.

 

 

 

  Words of Assurance

  Sharing of Joys and Concerns

  Silent Prayer

  Call to Prayer

The Lord be with you.

And also with you.

Let us continue to pray

  Prayer/Lord’s Prayer

  Children’s Time

  Offertory

*Presentation of Gifts with Doxology                                    UMH  94

*Prayer of Dedication

                                                

*Hymn – "Amazing Grace, My Chains Are Gone”                WS  3104

  Epistle Reading – Galatians 6:1-5, 9-10   (page 180)

  Gospel Reading – Luke 6:37-38, 41-42   (page 60)

  Sermon  “Here Come the Judge”

  Video     “Got Service”

*Closing Hymn – “Lord of the Dance”                                 UMH  261

  Announcements

  Benediction

  Postlude

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            *Those who are able please stand.

 

We extend a warm greeting to all who worship here today. We especially greet those persons who are visitors. Please sign the friendship pad.

 

The Flowers this morning are given to the glory of God by Adrienne Kieldsing in memory of her friend, Margaret Shannon.

 

UMH refers to The United Methodist Hymnal

WS refers to The Worship & Song Hymnal (green)

 

TodayThe Staff/Parish Relations Committee is conducting the service, members of the committee are: Bill Evans, Elly Evans, Derek Gregoire, Keith Luscombe, Ellen O’Neill, David Troughton, Mary Lynne Weinbeck, Margaret Wilkinson

 

Minister of Music – Karen Leonard

 

 

THIS WEEK AT WEST CHELMSFORD UMC

 

Sunday, June 16th – Trinity Sunday, Staff/Parish Committee to lead service

   9:00am – Worship Service   10:00am – Refreshments/Fellowship outside   10:30am – Adult Study   7:00pm – Living Stones UMC

Monday – 4:00pm – Girl Scouts   7:30pm – AA

   7:30pm – Boy Scouts   7:30pm – Charge Conference/Administrative Board Meeting

 

 

 

Sunday, June 23rd – 2nd Sunday after Pentecost

   9:00am – Worship Service

   10:00am – Refreshments/Fellowship outside

   10:30am – Adult Study

 

Ongoing Prayer Requests:

Victims of violence of all kinds

Victims of racism, sexism, homophobia, religious intolerance

 

The Divine Readers are meeting on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 7:00pm.  This is our last meeting date before the summer.  Come share in fellowship and conversation centered around faith and literature.  This month’s book is called “The Song” by Chris Fabry.  Copies of this book are available at the Westford Public Library on the first day of the month.  Please feel free to call 978-692-8206 or email me orderc@verizon.net with any questions or book suggestions for next fall.

 

Cathy Order

 

Donations Needed for VBS 2019 - Over the course of the next several weeks, the VBS Planning Team will be asking for donations for various items needed for our week in Athens!  If you have any of these items to donate, please contact Sarah Laflamme.

·       easy up canopies

·       shoe boxes

·       used pillow cases for costumes

 

There are openings on the Flower Calendar for Sunday, August 18th; and Sunday, August 25th.  Please consider a flower dedication or celebration by signing up for one of these dates.  Flowers are $30.  You may take them or request they be given to a shut-in or nursing home resident.  Thank you.  Questions - Call Diana Bard 978-692-7668.