First United Methodist Church
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Bulletin - July 1

July 1st, 2018

 

 

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

301 N JEFFERSON ST

KITTANNING PA  16201

724-548-4312

E-MAIL: fumchurch@windstream.net

WEBSITE: www.firstchurchkittanning.com

PASTOR: Deb Kociban

 ACCOMPANIST: Emily King

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8:00-12:00 PM

 

 

 

Prelude/Ringing of the Call to Worship Bell

 

 Opening Prayer                 Pastor Deb Kociban

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

*Opening Hymn               “America the Beautiful”                              No. 696

                                                                                                                                                                                              

Psalm 145:8-13      Read Responsively

L: The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast 

    love.

P: The Lord is good to all, his compassion is over all his creation.

L: All your works shall give thanks to you, O Lord,

P: and your faithful ones shall bless you!

L: They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom,

P: and tell of your power,

L: to make known to all people your mighty deeds,

P: and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.

L: Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,

P: and your dominion endures throughout all generations.

 

*Hymn                             “Glory Be to the Father”                                No. 70

 

Joys and Concerns/Pastoral Prayer

  (May fill out prayer cards at this time)

 

Children’s Sermon   (all children through elementary are invited)

 

*Hymn-            Be Thou My Vision”                                                   No. 451

 

Scripture Reading                        Numbers 9:15-23              (O.T. p. 127)

L: This is the Word of God, for the people of God,

P: Thanks be to God.

God’s Word for Us

 

Service of Word and Table

 

Offering/Offertory/*Doxology

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; praise Him all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heavenly hosts; praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

 

*Closing Hymn-       “Open My Eyes, That I May See”                      No. 454

 

*Altar rail is open for prayer during the closing hymn.

 

*Benediction

 

*Please stand in spirit or in body

Ask an usher for a large print hymnal or bible or personal hearing device.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

   What:   Fellowship Gathering        When:  Friday, July 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm

   Where: Ford Memorial Methodist Fellowship Hall

   Why #1: To welcome Pastor Deb and Pastor Brenda!

   Why #2: To meet others in the charge and for others for meet us!

   Why #3: There will be snacks and beverages provided! Hope to see you there!!

 

SUMMER CAMPS

Time to sign-up for summer camp! Summer camp brochures from Jumonville, Wesley Woods and Camp Allegheny are at each door. The church will pay for full tuition the first year of camp and 50% for the years after that.

 

NURSERY

Remember our nursery (with parent paging system) is available to all children thru 4 years during Sunday School and Worship.

 

LIBRARY NEWS

The First United Methodist Church Library is NEVER CLOSED! Please feel free to visit our library anytime you are in our church.

 

August newsletter deadline-Tuesday, July 17th.

 

Fellowship Committee will be having a cookie fellowship next Sunday, July 8th .

Sign-up sheet is in the library room for cookies.

 

 

 

FIRST CHURCH WEEKLY CALENDAR

TODAY, July 1st

9:30 AM Sunday School-Jim’s

11:00 AM Communion

 

MONDAY, July 2nd

 CC Clean Team

 

TUESDAY, July 3rd

8:30 AM 3R’s

6:00 PM Women’s Fellowship

7:00 PM New Found Freedom-CC

 

WEDNESDAY, July 4th

Happy 4th July

 

THURSDAY, July 5th

 

FRIDAY, July 6th

6:30 PM Fellowship Gathering

         Ford Memorial UMC

 

 SATURDAY, July 7th

6:30 PM We Surrender-CC

 

SUNDAY, July 8th

9:30 AM Sunday School-Jim’s

11:00 AM Worship

 

 

KNOWN HOSPITALIZED

            West Penn Hospital                         Sally Felton

 

THE FLOWERS on the altar are presented to the Glory of God in memory of loved ones, given by Sally Felton, Martha Anne, Brandon, Larissa & Levi

 

THANK YOU to the following individuals for assisting with today’s service:

Usher Team:                                       Albright/Dan Wolfe

Worship Sound System:                     Tim Scaife

Acolyte:                                              Isaac Zielinski

Welcome Center:                                Sarah Heckert

Scripture Reader:                                Sarah Heckert 

Bell Ringer:                                        Ashley Yankasky