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ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING CHURCH CALENDAR No Bible Study This Week (resumes after Labor Day) June 25th, Soup Kitchen at Wesley UMC 9:30AM Youth & Jr. Youth Group: June 26 2:00-4:00 at Kulp July 7th, Ad Council Meeting July 10th, Combined Worship at Kulp UMC 10AM July 11th, UMW Meeting, 7PM

Mt Zion United Methodist Church Catawissa, PA Pastor Chad Carter Jesus asked “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” So Jesus said to him, “Tend my sheep.” John 21:16

Next Breakfast: July 16th UMW Due to the July 4th holiday, the July meeting will be the 2nd Monday in July (July 11th) and the purpose will be to get the basement ready for the rummage sale. Wesley Soup Kitchen On June 25th we are going to be helping to serve the soup kitchen at Wesley UMC. Please sign up to help and donate food supplies for this rewarding day. VCFD Ladies Auxiliary Ice Cream Social Wednesday June 22nd • Wed June 22nd 4:30-7:00PM at Kulp Grove Homemade Casseroles and Desserts June Food Bank: Boxed Cereal & Soup Bible in One Year MONDAY Jun 20: Deut 25; Psalm 116; Isaiah 52; Rev 22 TUESDAY Jun 21: Deut 26; Psalm 117; Isaiah 53; Matt 1 WEDNESDAY Jun 22: Deut 27; Psalm 118; Isaiah 54; Matt 2

A picture of Rick Carter teaching Derrick Carter to use a hammer

THURSDAY Jun 23: Deut 28; Psalm 119v1-24; Isaiah 55; Matt 3 FRIDAY Jun 24: Deut 29; Psalm 119v25-48; Isaiah 56; Matt 4 SATURDAY Jun 25: Deut 30; Psalm 119v49-72; Isaiah 57; Matt 5 SUNDAY Jun 26: Deut 31; Psalm 119v73-96; Isaiah 58; Matt 6

Fathers… Tend His Sheep June 19, 2011

Welcome to the Mt. Zion 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! Welcome and announcements

“Fathers… Tend His Sheep” Offering (We give our gifts to God)

Freely you have received, freely give.—Matthew 10:8 NIV *Doxology ‘Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

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

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

Lighting of the candles (the flame represents the presence of the Holy Spirit) Call to Worship (from Psalm 68:4) Leader: Sing to God, sing praises to His name; lift up a song to Him who rides through the deserts Congregation: His name is the LORD; we exult before Him!

John 21:15-17 (pg NT108)

praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen.” *Closing Hymn 98 “To God Be the Glory” Benediction

*Opening Hymn 156 “I Love To Tell the Story”


Choir Anthem

The Acolyte will take the light of Christ into the world

Invitation to Prayer 185 “When Morning Gilds the Skies”

* please stand if it is comfortable for you to do so

Sharing of Joys and Concerns for Prayer

Pianist Becky Schlieder • Pastor Chad Carter (570) 356-7022

Pastoral Prayer, closed with the Lord’s Prayer in Unison 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. The Children are dismissed for Children’s Church in the basement Find us on facebook (search “Catawissa Parish”)


UMW Due to the July 4th holiday, the July meeting will be the 2nd Monday in July (July 11th) and the purpose will be to get the basement rea...