First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland
Sunday, April 22, 2018
As ambassadors of Jesus Christ we go into our community and the world to bring people into God’s Kingdom.
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Order of Worship

RIDGELAND FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Ridgeland, Mississippi

Fourth Sunday of Easter

                          10:45 a.m.                                                                         April 22, 2018

                                                                                                                      

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

As ambassadors of Jesus Christ, we go into our community and the world to bring people into God’s Kingdom.

M-A-C-Y

PRELUDE                                                                                            

INVOCATION                                               Chris Todd, Lay Leader

*CALL TO WORSHIP                                   He Has Made Me Glad                       

*BRINGING IN THE LIGHT OF CHRIST                       Acolytes

WELCOME                                                           Rusty White, Pastor

*SHARING OF THE PEACE                                       Congregation

*HYMN OF PRAISE                           Come, Christians, Join to Sing

                                                                                                UMH 304

*ACT OF FAITH                 Apostles’ Creed                       UMH 881

*GLORIA PATRI                                                                  UMH 70

THE OFFERING OF OUR GIFTS AND TITHES

       Offertory Prayer                                           Rev. Percy Campbell

       *Doxology                                                    Pew Card or UMH 94

SPECIAL MUSIC                                                          Chancel Choir

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER                                  Rusty White

THE LORD’S PRAYER                                                      Pew Card

PRAYER OF ILLUMINATION                               Felicia McIntire

NEW TESTAMENT LESSON         Acts 4:5-12       Felicia McIntire

HYMN                           O How I Love Jesus                        UMH 170

EPISTLE LESSON           1 John 3:16-24                   Kriss Kennedy

HYMN OF PREPARATION          The Gift of Love          UMH 408

*GOSPEL LESSON                 John 10:11-18                 Rusty White

SERMON                    “An Act of Love”                          Rusty White

*HYMN OF RESPONSE      Amazing Grace    UMH 378, vs 1,2,3,6

*BENEDICTION                                                              Rusty White

*RECESSIONAL MUSIC               Seek Ye First               UMC 405

POSTLUDE                                                              Mallory Pickering

 

 

                                                                                                                

 

 

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