First United Methodist Church of Ridgeland
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Order of Worship

 

First United Methodist Church, Ridgeland

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

 

10:45 AM                                               July 14, 2019

Quieted cell phones allow the soul to engage          

 

 

* 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               “We Gather Together”         UMH No. 131 

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

 

*GLORIA PATRI                                                                                  UMH No. 70

              

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER and THE LORD’S PRAYER             The Pastor

 

*HYMN OF PREPARATION              “Servant Song”                           UMH No. 424

 

CHILDREN’S SERMON            “Getting Our Hands Dirty”                Rev. Bess Perrier

 

THE OFFERING OF OUR GIFTS and TITHES

            OFFERTORY PRAYER              Rev. Percy Campbell

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

 

SPECIAL MUSIC                                 The Choir                                                                               

 

SCRIPTURE LESSON                        Luke 10:25-37                      Rev. Bess Perrier

 

SERMON         “Living as Disciples: The Good Samaritan”             Rev. Bess Perrier

 

 

*CLOSING HYMN             “Lord, I Want to be a Christian”                 UMH No. 402

 

BENEDICTION          As we depart I pray that we all do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with our God. –Micah 6:8

 

*RECESSIONAL MUSIC                    Seek Ye First                          UMH No. 405

 

POSTLUDE

 

 

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