â€œ. . . the Dayspring from on high hath visited us, to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet unto the way of peace.â€? Luke 1:78-79 KJV
August 7, 2011
United Methodist Church
Dayspring United Methodist Church A Stephen Ministry Congregation Our Mission Statement:
To create disciples of Jesus Christ who touch and inspire people through an open and diverse community August 7, 2011
9:00 & 10:30 A.M.
*As a courtesy, please make certain your cell phone is off during worship. Thank you.
THE CHURCH GATHERS TO WORSHIP MUSIC FOR GATHERING
Rev. L. Michael Kelley the Organ
DAYSPRING NOTES RECOGNITION OF CHURCH SCHOOL WORKERS (See page in back of bulletin) HYMN SING *CALL TO CELEBRATION Pastor: The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you. People: And also with you. Pastor: The risen Christ is with us. People: Praise the Lord! *OPENING PRAYER (in unison) Almighty God, to you all hearts are open,
all desires known, and from you no secrets are hidden. Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you and worthily magnify your name through Christ our Lord. Amen. *HYMN OF PRAISE
Hymnal #191 “Jesus Loves Me”
A TIME FOR OUR CHILDREN (As the children age 2 through Fifth grade leave for Sunday School, please join in singing Hymn #143) “On Eagle’s Wings” And God will raise you up on eagle’s wings, bear you on the breath of dawn, make you to shine like the sun and hold you in the palm of God’s hand. SPECIAL MUSIC “The Lamb” Jane Baker, Soprano THE INVITATION CONFESSION AND PARDON (in unison) God of power and might, we are so often afraid. You call us to greatness, and we protest that we are weak. You show us your ways, and we complain that they are too hard. You promise to protect us, and we do not trust your word. Forgive our weakness, and our lack of faith. Strengthen us for your work, and your ministry in the world. Amen.
Clifford Shaw 1911-1976
WORDS OF ASSURANCE Pastor: Hear the good news: Christ died for us while we were yet sinners; That proves God’s love toward us. In the name of Jesus Christ, you are forgiven! People: In the name of Jesus Christ, you are forgiven! All: Thanks be to God! THE LORD’S PRAYER
THE EPISTLE READING
PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS OFFERTORY “Introductory Voluntary”
S. J. Rowton 1844-1930
Hymnal #94 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise God, all creatures here below; Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise God the source of all our gifts! Praise Jesus Christ whose power uplifts! Praise the Spirit, Holy Spirit! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
*PRAYER OF DEDICATION *THE HYMN OF PREPARATION “And Are We Yet Alive” THE GOSPEL READING MEDITATION
John 14:25-26; 16:12-15
Rev. Jane Tews “But We’ve Always Done It This Way!”
SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION The Great Thanksgiving The Prayer of Consecration The Sharing of the Elements
Hymnal p. 13
(The offering left at the communion rail will be used for those in need in our community)
*HYMN OF DEDICATION
Hymnal #451 “Be Thou My Vision”
*BENEDICTION *THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE Murakami / Hanson “May You Run and Not Be Weary” May you run and not be weary. May your heart be filled with song. And may the love of God continue to give you hope and keep you strong. And may you run and not be weary. May your life be filled with joy! And may the road you travel always lead you home.
*PASSING OF THE PEACE Pastor: Let us greet one another as sisters and brothers in the ministry of Jesus Christ. May the grace of our Lord and Savior be with you. People: And also with you! (Please turn and greet one another as disciples of Jesus Christ!) *POSTLUDE “Now Thank We All Our God”
Sigfrid Karg-Elert 1877-1933
*FELLOWSHIP Please Join us for Refreshments in Fellowship Hall *Those in the Congregation who are able shall stand
Assisting in the Service this Morning: Rev. George Smoot
Pianist This Morning: Mary Sievert
Assisting with Communion this Morning: 9:00 Carol Coleman Rev. Michael Kelley Katie Lawson Jill Moyer Tom Moyer Rev. George Smoot Rev. Jane Tews Jacob White
10:30 Kay Block Carol Coleman Rev. Michael Kelley Carrie Mook Matt Smith Meredith Smith Rev. George Smoot Rev. Jane Tews
“All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.” Havelock Ellis
To You, Our First Time Guest: We’re delighted you’re here! Please stand when the pastor asks for first time guests, so we can recognize you. We also invite you to stop by the Welcome Table near the church entrance and pick up a packet with information about our church. Welcome to Dayspring! Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Mariah Porritt 10:30 - Caroline Phillips THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Julie Stites-LoGuidice, in loving memory of “Mom”, Julia Mayes Burcham. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by Mark & Roxann Kaiser, in celebration of their 37th wedding anniversary. LARGE PRINT BULLETINS AND HYMNALS are available each week. Please ask an usher if you prefer large print. Also, please return large print hymnals to the narthex following worship. HEARING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE - This sanctuary is equipped with a hearing system. Please ask an usher for a receiver. CHILDREN'S WORSHIP GUIDES are available in the narthex. Ask an usher if you need assistance. Please return the folders to the “USED” box following the service. PRAYER REQUEST CARDS are located in the pew box. If you have a need or celebration, fill out the card and place it in the offering plate. IF YOU, OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW is a victim of domestic violence, please know there is information and support available through Dayspring. There are packets of information in the narthex, or for assistance, please call Rev. Jane Tews at (480) 838-1446. Our Stephen Ministers are ready to provide you with the confidential one-to-one Christian care you need to make it through a crisis or help through a difficult time. Call Sally Butler, (602) 524-2109, or Elizabeth Winkler, (480) 456-6573, if you need someone to care. •
As Members of The United Methodist Church, we have pledged to support our Church with our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness PRAYERS Scott & Mary Sievert and family, following the death of Scott’s brother, Ben Sievert, on August 4 in Toledo, Ohio Arnold Muzzy, for increased kidney function Don & Lisa Zyriek and family, at the death of Don’s father, Don Sr. Services were held in Alabama on July 16 Julia Walker, great niece of Sharon Price, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia Cindy Weick, who is trying to get her life back on track Ongoing Health Concerns Denise Gaudet, Barb Porter, Shirley Hughes, Lisa Benton Reed, The Ellis Family, Polly Smith, Teresa Webb, Marge Sydell, Kristen Stegeman, Pam Narcy and Joan Venturini All military personnel and their families, especially those who are actively serving our country during this time of war. *REMEMBER all those, known and unknown to us, who are in special need of prayer. PRESENCE Attendance for July 31, 2011 438
GIFTS Offering received July 31, 2011 $10,250
ANNOUNCEMENTS BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY We invite you to explore the Dayspring family by attending our next NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION class on Sunday, August 21 st , from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Adult Room, with a light lunch served. The NEW MEMBER SUNDAY will be held on August 28 th. Child care is provided. To register for the class, or for more information, please contact Carol Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 838-1446. Koinonikos - The August issue of the Dayspring newsletter is now available for pick-up in the narthex for those who have chosen that option. The Children’s Music Ministry has an immediate need for a pianist/accompanist for Wednesday evening rehearsals weekly, and possible Sunday Services monthly. If you are interested, please contact Michael Kelley in the Church Office Monday thru Thursday, or after Sunday Worship. Rehearsals begin August 10. Sunday School Starts This Morning! - We are still looking for volunteers to lead a Sunday School class this fall. It’s rewarding to have the opportunity to get to know some of our Dayspring children. Curriculum is written and sent to you, and all you have to do is follow the lesson. (I also have back-up copies in the rooms). We need everyone’s help! It’s easy to participate - either email me at email@example.com or call me (480) 219-9696. Bibles for 3rd Graders - We are planning to hand out bibles to the third graders this year on August 28 th. In order to have an accurate count of the 3rd graders, could you please email me with the name of your 3 rd grader and which service you plan to attend that day: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you. Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM) * 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High Formation, Room 111 * 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High Formation, Room 110 Monday Moms & Dads Group will begin on Aug. 22 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. in Room 111. We meet weekly for study and fellowship. All are welcome to join us! Childcare will be offered with pre-registration. For more information or to pre-register for childcare, contact Carol Coleman at email@example.com or (480) 838-1446. Brown Bag Lunch - Come join us for Brown Bag Lunch every Tuesday at 12:00 noon. Bring your own lunch and socialize with people from the
church. We always have a good time! Come and be part of this fun group! Singles at Dayspring Singles, Etc. Lunches - Each Sunday after the second service, those who want to go out for lunch as a group meet at the restaurant listed below. If you attend first service, please join us! We gather around noon under the name “Dayspring”. August 7 - Cracker’s & Co. - 1285 W. Elliot Rd., between Priest and Hardy, on the south side. UMOM Volunteers Needed - We are in need of volunteers to help with UMOM Homeless Shelter dinners on the following Sundays: Sept. 18, Oct. 9, Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Nov. 20, Dec. 11 and Dec. 18. You would need to be at the center at 3:30 p.m. to help cook and would be done shortly after 6:00 p.m. Please contact Carolyn Reid at firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 882-5292 if you have questions or would like to volunteer. Thanks so much! “Connections” is a Dayspring mission that advocates for the intrinsic worth of all persons, regardless of their sexual orientation. It offers support to and education about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons and their families. It also hosts the Tempe PFLAG group meeting each first Friday of the month. Our clergy can provide the names of “Connections” members for you to contact. Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is August 15, and will include events in the month of September. Dayspring Preschool and Kindergarten - We still have some openings for the 2011-2012 school year. There is space available in the 3 year-old program, afternoon 4's and Kindergarten. Also, we have space in our Parent/Tot classes for 24-30 and 30-36 months. Please call the Preschool office for information and a tour. (480) 838-9097. Identifying Your Risk = Disease Prevention - Dayspring UMC will host a preventive health screening event on Tuesday, Aug. 23 rd for residents in and around our community. Life Line Screening will perform screenings for: carotid artery blockage (stroke); atrial fibrillation; abdominal aortic aneurysm; peripheral arterial disease, and osteoporosis (bone loss). These are non-invasive and painless screenings and take 60-90 minutes to complete. The results are mailed directly to you. Call 1-888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners to schedule your appointment. Prices range from $129 - $159.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, AUGUST 7 - Stepping Up Sunday 9:00 AM - Worship - 2 year-olds Sunday School, Room 116 - 3 & 4 year olds Sunday School, Room 115 - K & 1st Grade Sunday School, Room 203 - 2nd & 3rd Grade Sunday School, Room 202 - 4th & 5th Grade Sunday School, Room 201 10:15 AM - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111 10:30 AM - Worship - 2 year-olds Sunday School, Room 116 - 3 & 4 year olds Sunday School, Room 115 - K & 1st Grade Sunday School, Room 203 - 2nd & 3rd Grade Sunday School, Room 202 - 4th & 5th Grade Sunday School, Room 201 - 6th Grade Sunday School, Media Center 11:30 AM - DYM Step-Up Event, Fellowship Hall 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Fellowship Hall - AA Teen Meeting, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Fellowship Hall - AA Teen Meeting, Room 110 MONDAY, AUGUST 8 7:00 PM - Foundation, Adult Room - Trustees, Office Workroom - Venture Crew, Room 202 TUESDAY, AUGUST 9 8:45 AM - Yoga, Media Center 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 6:00 PM - Dayspring Chimers, Choir Room (New time) 6:00 PM - Yoga, Media Center 7:00 PM - DayStar, Choir Room (New time) WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10 5:45 PM - Esperanza Choir, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Adult Room (New time)
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10 (conâ€™t) 6:00 PM - Sunshine Singers, Media Center 6:30 PM - Celebration Singers, Choir Room 6:35 PM - Genesis Choir, Media Center (New time) 7:30 PM - Dayspring Chorale, Choir Room THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 6:30 PM - Stephen Ministry Supervision, Room 112 FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 SATURDAY, AUGUST 13 9:00 AM - SPRC Retreat, Adult Room SUNDAY, AUGUST 14 9:00 AM - Worship - 2 year-olds Sunday School, Room 116 - 3 & 4 year-olds Sunday School, Room 115 - K & 1st Grade Sunday School, Room 203 - 2nd & 3rd Grade Sunday School, Room 202 - 4th & 5th Grade Sunday School, Room 201 10:15 AM - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111 10:30 AM - Worship - 2 year-olds Sunday School, Room 116 - 3 & 4 year-olds Sunday School, Room 115 - K & 1st Grade Sunday School, Room 203 - 2nd & 3rd Grade Sunday School, Room 202 - 4th & 5th Grade Sunday School, Room 201 - 6th Grade Sunday School, Media Center 12:00 PM - Young Adults, Room 112 2:00 PM - Connections, Adult Room 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Fellowship Hall - AA Teen Meeting, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Fellowship Hall - AA Teen Meeting, Room 110
. . . the Dayspring from on high hath visited us, to give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet unto the way of peace. Luke 1:78-79 KJV
The ministers of this church are its members. Those who assist them are: Bishop Minerva Carcaño Rev. Robert Burns, District Superintendent Rev. Dr. Jane A. Tews, Senior Pastor Rev. George Smoot, Associate Pastor Rev. L. Michael Kelley, Minister of Music Carol Coleman, Minister of Spiritual Formation Jill Moyer, Church Secretary Kris Kroeger, Program Secretary Susie Seckel, Financial Secretary Mary Sievert, Music Associate Julie Hackmann, Director of Bell Choirs Jackie Miller, Director of Cherub Choir Kris Kroeger, Youth Ministries Coordinator Kay Luzaich, Children’s Coordinator Linda Falk, Preschool Director Ron Venturini, Facilities Maintenance Frankie Vasquez, Custodian Jeanie Carr, Bookkeeper* *Independent Contractor
Dayspring United Methodist Church is a welcoming congregation. We welcome all people, regardless of age, sex, race, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, economic status, or ability into the full life of this congregation. •
Dayspring United Methodist Church 1365 East Elliot Road • Tempe, Arizona 85284-1608 (480) 838-1446 email@example.com www.dayspring-umc.org