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“. . . 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

September 18, 2011

Dayspring

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 September 18, 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 at the Organ

DAYSPRING NOTES THE PRELUDE

Johann Sebastian Bach “Leibster Jesu, wir sind hier” BWV731 1685-1750 (Blessed Jesus, We Are Here)

THE CHORAL INTROIT 9:00 - “Let There Be Praise” by D. & M. Tunney The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “God of Majesty and Grace” by L. Larson The Dayspring Chorale


*THE CALL TO WORSHIP Pastor: O God, we come into your courts with praise and thanksgiving! People: We come in celebration and song. Pastor: We come in gratitude of your inheritance. People: We come as those who have received blessing upon blessing. Pastor: We hear the cry of the poor in the land, and ache to offer them relief. People: We come to bring them blessing upon blessing, in Jesus’ name. Pastor: O God, we come into your courts with praise and thanksgiving! People: We come in celebration and song. *THE OPENING PRAYER *HYMN OF PRAISE

Hymnal #181 “Ye Servants of God”

SPECIAL MUSIC “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” The Cherub Choir

10:30 a.m.

A TIME FOR OUR CHILDREN (As children age 2 through 5th 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. THE SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM 9:00 Colin John Flint (2-22-2010) Ryan James Flint (6-5-2011) 10:30 Tessia Kay Michie (2-1-2011)


Response: With God’s help we will so order our lives after the example of Christ, that this child, surrounded by steadfast love, may be established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to eternal life. HYMN RESPONSE “Child of Blessing, Child of Promise”

Hymnal #611

(Stanza 1)

THE ANTHEM 9:00 - “Twelve Gates into the City” by Larry Shackley The Celebration Singers Jeremy Pompa, Bass Trey Berreman, Drums 10:30 - “Sweet Prospect” by John D. Miller The Dayspring Chorale A TIME OF SILENCE (for personal prayer) CHORAL CALL TO PRAYER 9:00 - “Come, Come Unto Me” by K. Dosso 10:30 - “Lead Me Lord” by S. Wesley THE COMMUNITY AT PRAYER THE LORD’S PRAYER THE OLD TESTAMENT READING

Hymnal #895 Jeremiah 8:18-9:1

THE PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS


THE OFFERTORY 9:00 - “How Excellent Are Your Ways” by Mary McDonald Esperanza 10:30 - “Domine Deus” from Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi Amanda Castellone, Soprano Allison Pickett, Oboe *THE DOXOLOGY 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! *THE PRAYER OF DEDICATION *THE HYMN OF PREPARATION “The Voice of God Is Calling” THE GOSPEL READING

Hymnal #436

Matthew 9:35-10:15

THE SERMON

Rev. Jane Tews “Well, What Are We Waiting For?”

*THE CLOSING HYMN “Forth In Thy Name, O Lord”

Hymnal #438

*THE BENEDICTION *THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE H. T. Smart / Arr. L. M. Kelley “Go Make of All Disciples” “Go, make of all disciples.” We welcome thy command. “Lo, I am with your always.” We take thy guiding hand. The task looms large before us; we follow without fear; In heaven and earth thy power shall bring God’s kingdom here.


*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!) *THE POSTLUDE “Toccata in E minor”

Johann Pachelbel 1653-1706

PATIO 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

“Believe that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Believe that you might be that light for someone else.” Kobi Yamada


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! Greeters This Morning: 9:00 - Billy & Glendoris Cheek 10:30 - Mary Marshall Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Sierra Poritt 10:30 - Patrick Geary THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Matt, Meredith, Jackson and Wyatt Smith, in loving memory of Rebecca Smith. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by Kerry and Wendy Reeve. 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; Elizabeth Winkler, (480) 456-6573; or Liz Alden, (480) 497-0929 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 The O’Connor Family, at the death of Kevin O’Connor on Sept. 10 Jack Masters, brother of Ken Masters, recovering from a stroke Arick Gomez, grandson of Martha Cook, undergoing testing as a result of a sudden onset of seizures Bob Roe, dealing with health issues Hollis, brother of Sara Williams’ cousin, prayers for healing from leukemia and a successful bone marrow transplant Curt Brighouse, uncle of Ingrid Hagen, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Robin, to continue to heal and heal others Vickie, for God’s love to hold her in difficult times Jill, that she may leave room for the spirit to guide her Ongoing Health Concerns Denise Gaudet, 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 Sept. 11, 2011 668

GIFTS Offering received Sept. 11, 2011 $18,215

SERVICE

WITNESS ❖


ANNOUNCEMENTS BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY We invite you to explore the Dayspring Family by attending our next NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION class. For more information, please contact Carol Coleman at carolc@dayspring-umc.org or (480) 838-1446. Food Drive Next Sunday - Bring any non-perishable food items. Especially: peanut butter and jelly; canned fruit and vegetables; cereal; canned meat and meals; dry rice and beans; pasta and dry milk. Thank you! Become an Acolyte! - Are you between the ages of 10 and 14 years old? If so, consider being an Acolyte! Every service, the Acolyte “brings the light of Jesus” into the church by lighting the altar candles. Please email Carol Krupinsky at ckrupinsky@cox.net and we’ll get you trained and on the “every 2 months” schedule. Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM) * 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High Formation, Room 111 * 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High Formation, Room 110 Sr. High Youth/College Age Bible Study - A new Bible Study for 11th and 12th grade students and recent high school graduates meets on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. in Room 110. No registration is necessary. Join us for interesting discussion and fellowship! Faith Journey - This new group for Generation Xers will begin on Sept. 25th from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in Room 201. We will meet the 2 nd and 4th Sundays of the month for study and reflection on our faith and culture. Examining current events in the context of our Christian beliefs will be our focus. Childcare is offered with pre-registration. For more information, please contact Carol Coleman at carolc@dayspring-umc.org or (480) 838-1446. Explorer’s Class - The Explorer’s Class continues its series today on “The Ordinary Radicals,” a dvd/discussion series depicting a recent change in emphasis among Evangelical Christians. A stronger focus on social change/action is seen as taking on more importance that the previous emphasis on personal piety. Come and join the class at 9:00 a.m. in the Adult Room. All adults are welcome. Coffee is served! Contemporary Issues - This 10:30 a.m. adult class is studying the origins of the Bible, how it has evolved over time, and how it is interpreted today. This journey of discovery about the rich traditions and mysteries from archeological discoveries and Biblical scholarship, will


help us explore and understand how this book has become the most influential writings in human history. Join us as we read, discuss and learn about the Bible’s ancient beginnings and our present day interpretations. 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”. September 18 - Mark’s Café - 6340 S. Rural, Suite 120, NW corner of Rural and Guadalupe. 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. Wesley Health Center News - The Wesley Health Center is looking for bi-lingual (Spanish/English) volunteers to help with bilingual outreach work. We have some important patient outreach projects that are ongoing, and any assistance would be hugely appreciated. Please contact Jeremy Norden-Paul, Director of Special Projects, at (602) 2525609 ext. 103 if interested or for more information. Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is October 15, and will include events in the month of November.

“We don’t change God’s message. . . God’s message changes us.” Unknown


OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, SEPT. 18 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room - Disciple Bible Study, Room 112 10:15 AM - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111 10:30 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Contemporary Issues, 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 MONDAY, SEPT. 19 10:00 AM - Monday Morning Moms and Dads, Room 111 6:00 PM - Youth Bible Study, Room 110 7:00 PM - BSA Troop 172, Fellowship Hall - Venture Crew, Room 202 TUESDAY, SEPT. 20 8:45 AM - Yoga, Media Center 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 6:00 PM - Dayspring Chimers, Choir Room - Yoga, Media Center 7:00 PM - DayStar, Choir Room WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21 5:30 PM - Wednesday Evening Fellowship Dinner, Fellowship Hall 5:45 PM - Esperanza Choir, Choir Room - Sprouts, Room 201 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Adult Room - Sunshine Singers, Media Center 6:30 PM - Celebration Singers, Choir Room - Open Table, Room 202 - Wednesday Evening Fellowship Classes


WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21 (con’t) 6:45 PM - Genesis Choir, Media Center 7:30 PM - Dayspring Chorale, Choir Room - Wednesday Evening Fellowship Classes THURSDAY, SEPT. 22 FRIDAY, SEPT. 23 SATURDAY, SEPT. 24 SUNDAY, SEPT. 25 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room - Disciple Bible Study, Room 112 10:15 AM - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111 10:30 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Contemporary Issues, Adult Room 11:30 AM - Communications, Room 112 3:30 PM - Faith Journey, Room 201 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 JulieAnne Weissberg, Director of Children's Music Jackie Miller, Director of Cherub Choir Kris Kroeger, Youth Ministries Coordinator Kay Luzaich, Children’s Coordinator Linda Falk, Preschool Director Marilyn Bunte, Nursery Coordinator. 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 churchoffice@dayspring-umc.org www.dayspring-umc.org

Sept. 18 Bulletin  

Bulletin for worship services at Dayspring United Methodist Church, Tempe, Arizona.