First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland
Thursday, May 24, 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

 

                            10:45 a.m.                                                                          May 27, 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                                                                                      

*CALL TO WORSHIP               My Tribute                      UMH 99                                                           

*BRINGING IN THE LIGHT OF CHRIST                        Acolytes

WELCOME                                                       Rev. Carolyn Webster

HONORING THOSE WHO GAVE ALL

*SHARING OF THE PEACE                                        Congregation

*HYMN OF PRAISE     And Are We Yet Alive               UMH 553

                                                                                                                

ACT OF PRAISE              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

 

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER                    Rev. Carolyn Webster

THE LORD’S PRAYER                                                       Pew Card

PRAYER OF ILLUMINATION                                                         

OLD TESTAMENT LESSON           Isaiah 6:1-8

 HYMN OF PREPARATION       

                                   Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross        UMH 301

 

EPISTLE LESSON                             Romans 8:12-17  

*GOSPEL LESSON                            John 3:1-21

SERMON                                     Hope in the Midst of Condemnation      

*HYMN OF RESPONSE     A Charge to Keep I Have   UMH 413

*BENEDICTION                                               Rev. Carolyn Webster

*RECESSIONAL MUSIC     

POSTLUDE                                                                      Blair Booker

 

 

                                                                                                                

 

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