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ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING CHURCH CALENDAR No Bible Study This Week Cluster Lenten Services, TONIGHT, 6PM at Lime Ridge UMC (Bloom) Next Church Council Meeting: April 20th, 7PM Maundy Thursday Svc, 6PM Covered Dish Dinner at 5:30PM at Fisherdale Good Friday Service, 7PM St. Paul’s UMC Food Bank: April 28th, 4:40—6:15PM Card Shower for Margaret Helwig Please help Margaret’s family celebrate her 90th birthday on April 21 by sending a card to her: Margaret Helwig, 246 Poor House Road Catawissa, PA

Kulp United Methodist Church Catawissa, PA Pastor Chad Carter

When he had finished washing their feet, he  put on his clothes and returned to his place.  “Do you understand what I have done for you?”  he asked them.  John 13:13 

Kulp Scholarship Anyone who is a member of the Kulp United Methodist Church and is pursuing a degree at an institution of higher learning or a technical school, is invited to apply for a monetary scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year. If you are interested please contact Jan Hickey (3562478) or Penny Fetterman (356-7865) to obtain an application. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by the available funds and the number of applicants. VCFD Chicken & Waffle Dinner April 30th at the Red Brick Church in Numidia. See bulletin board for details. Easter Egg Hunt April 23rd 11:00AM Please sign up to donate prizes and goodies for the kids! Food Bank April 28th Kulp & Mt. Zion are helping hand out food this month. Please sign up in the social room outside the sanctuary. Bible in One Year MONDAY Apr 18: Lev 22; Psalm 28&29; Eccles 5; 2 Tim 1 TUESDAY Apr 19: Lev 23; Psalm 30; Eccles 6; 2 Tim 2 WEDNESDAY Apr 20: Lev 24; Psalm 31; Eccles 7; 2 Tim 3 THURSDAY Apr 21: Lev 25; Psalm 32; Eccles 8; 2 Tim 4 FRIDAY Apr 22: Lev 26; Psalm 33; Eccles 9; Titus 1 SATURDAY Apr 23: Lev 27; Psalm 34; Eccles 10; Titus 2 SUNDAY Apr 24: Num 1; Psalm 35; Eccles 11; Titus 3

April 10, 2011 Love On Its Knees

Welcome to the Kulp United Methodist Church! We are glad to have you worshipping with us this morning. If you are visiting with us, please fill out the visitor card and place it in the offering. We want to know who is worshipping with us, and who you are!

Offering (We give our gifts to God) Do the things which ye have seen me do.—Matthew 26:25 IV *Doxology ‘Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

Welcome and announcements

praise Him, all creatures here below; praise him above ye heavenly host;

Prelude (the gift of music helps us to prepare our hearts for worship)

praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen.”

Lighting of the candles (the flame represents the presence of the Holy Spirit) Call to Worship (Special Music by Mike Carl) Philippians 3:12-21 & “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” *Opening Hymn 315 “Come Ye Faithful, and Raise the Strain” Invitation to Prayer, 358 “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind”

Closing Hymns 301 “Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross” Benediction Postlude The Acolyte will take the light of Christ into the world * please stand if it is comfortable for you to do so

Pastoral Prayer, closed with the Lord’s Prayer in Unison The Lord’s Prayer – Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.

Janet Allis, pianist Pastor Chad Carter Email: Office: (570) 356-7022 Find us on Facebook: search “Catawissa Parish”

Children’s Message [The children are dismissed for children’s church downstairs] “Love On Its Knees”

John 13:2-15


Kulp United Methodist Church Catawissa, PA Pastor Chad Carter April 10, 2011 Love On Its Knees John 13:13