Bulletin 

Rocherty Church

March 24, 2019

 Third Sunday in Lent

  Head - Jesus Christ
Ministers - All of God's People
Pastor - The Rev. Lawrence E. Richard

                 Worship Leader                                Kim Cool                 

Greeters                                             Tom & Kim Cool

Organist & Pianist                                              Jackie Reist

 

GATHERING FOR WORSHIP

PRELUDE                                                                    Prayer & Meditation

 

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

OPENING PRAYER                                             Betty Dourte, Lay Leader

 

*CALL TO WORSHIP:                                                            (Responsive)

Leader:  Welcome to the fabulous feast that God has prepared!

People:  We come hungry, thirsty, and searching for God.

Leader:  God is near, full of power and glory.

People:  We are here to be fed by God's word.

Leader:  Lift up your hands in praise!

People:  We will sing with joy on our lips.

Leader:  Bless God, who upholds us with God's strength.

People:  We will bless God as long as we live!

  

*OPENING HYMN:             # 27            Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah     

FELLOWSHIP TIME:                                                      Greet your neighbor

 

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER:                                                          (Unison)

Faithful God, our parched spirits thirst for you. Gathered here in your sanctuary, may we witness again your power and glory. Feed our hungry souls with the food that truly satisfies. Quench our dry mouths and fill them with your praise. Be known to us here, as we seek you with our whole being. Amen.

 

Please use prayer cards in the pew for prayer requests and hand them to the usher. Thank you.


PRESENTATION OF TITHES AND OFFERINGS:

 

*DOXOLOGY                                                        (WORSHIP BOOK PAGE 6)


HEARING GOD'S WORD

 

FIRST SCRIPTURE:                                                                 Psalm 63: 1 – 8 

 

PRAYER CONCERNS                                                                              

THE LORD'S PRAYER:                                           (Use Debts and Debtors)

 

HYMN:                          # 447                                                     Seek Ye First

 

SCRIPTURE LESSON:                                                              Isaiah 55: 1 – 9     

MESSAGE:                                      “Our Way to Do Things or God's Way”

 

GOING FORTH TO SERVE

 

*CLOSING HYMN:         # 347               Softly & Tenderly Jesus is Calling

 

*BENEDICTION: 

 

*POSTLUDE         

FLOWERS:


 

Announcements

 

3/27 Community Lenten Service - Soup and Sandwich - 6 PM, Worship - 7 PM.   

 

4/3 Community Lenten Service – 7 PM

4/7 Trustees ' Fund Offering

4/10 Community Lenten Service – 7 PM

4/14 Palm Sunday – Agape Donations Collection

4/19 Good Friday Service – 1 PM – Cornwall Manor

4/21 Easter Sunday – Mission Sunday

         Easter Sunrise Service – 6:30 AM

         Breakfast – 7 AM

         Easter Church Service – 9 AM, No Sunday School

4/24 Church Council – 7:30 PM

 

     

COLLECTION: – please drop off in Rocherty Fellowship Hall

Any Computer related equipment – monitors, desktops, keyboards, printers, printer cartridges, etc.

 

Empty Egg Cartons – please put any empty egg cartons on top of the mailbox cabinet in fellowship hall.  Fran Light will pick up.  Thank you for your support in this effort.

 

 

Rocherty Church

255 Village Drive

Lebanon, PA. 17042

717-926-8206


A traditional faith community where the

Holy Bible is the authoritative

Word of God

 


Website:  www.rochertyumc.org