First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland
Sunday, October 20, 2019
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Order of Worship

 

First United Methodist Church, Ridgeland

Laity Sunday

 

10:45 AM                                               October 20, 2019

 

 

Quieted cell phones allow the soul to engage.

 

 

Greenery is placed in the sanctuary for the Glory of God.

 

 

* As you are able, please stand where indicated

 

 

 

Welcome!  If you are our guest today, we welcome you. Please know we are thankful for your presence. Our greeters are here to serve by answering your questions as well as providing for your needs. Please call on them or any member of our congregation.

GATHERING MUSIC                                         Mallory Pickering

WELCOME and ANNOUNCEMENTS              Miriam Malone, Lay Leader

* SHARING THE PEACE                                  The Congregation

CENTERING MUSIC                                         Mallory Pickering                                         

BRINGING IN THE LIGHT OF CHRIST           The Acolytes      

*OPENING HYMN OF PRAISE        “The Way”                          On Screen

*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH, THE APOSTLES’ CREED            UMH No. 881

*GLORIA PATRI                      

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER and THE LORD’S PRAYER           The Pastor

*HYMN OF PREPARATION         “You Are My All in All”        CH. No. 583

CHILDREN/YOUTH SERMON      “Wrestling God”               Rev. Bess Perrier

THE OFFERING OF OUR GIFTS and TITHES

            OFFERTORY PRAYER             

            * DOXOLOGY    Praise God, from Whom All Blessing Flow  UMH No. 94

SPECIAL MUSIC                                  The Choir

SCRIPTURE LESSON             Genesis 32:22-31                           

SERMON                                  “When In Doubt”                  Mallory Pickering

*HYMN OF RESPONSE            “Sweet Hour of Prayer”      CH No. 624

SENDING FORTH                   Rev. Bess Perrier

As we go forth, pray that we all do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God.      

                                                                                        -  Micah 6:8

*BENEDICTION                 “Bind Us Together”                       CH No. 425

 POSTLUDE

 

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