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
June 17, 2012
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 June 17, 2012
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 Father’s Day MUSIC FOR GATHERING
Rev. L. Michael Kelley at the Organ
THE DAYSPRING NOTES RECOGNITION OF OUR SSP VOLUNTEERS A HYMN SING *THE CALL TO WORSHIP Pastor: A tiny seed planted in the ground grows to a mighty tree. People: God’s kingdom is like this. Pastor: A tree puts forth large branches. People: God’s kingdom is like this. Pastor: A tree provides shelter and shade to one and to all. People: God’s kingdom is like this. Pastor: We worship the one who makes all things possible. People: God’s kingdom is like that!
*THE OPENING PRAYER *HYMN OF PRAISE
Hymnal #144 “This Is My Father’s World”
A TIME FOR OUR CHILDREN - VBS CELEBRATION (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 ANTHEM
Arr. Douglas E. Wagner “Holy, Holy, Holy!” Dayspring Handbell Quintet Karen Garlington, Ruth Rooney, Carolee Stees Beth VanDewerker and Cindy Van Vleet
THE CALL TO PRAYER A TIME OF SILENCE (for personal prayer) THE COMMUNITY AT PRAYER THE LORD’S PRAYER THE NEW TESTAMENT READING
Hymnal #895 Luke 15:11-24
THE PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS THE OFFERTORY
Arr. Douglas E. Wagner “Amazing Grace” Dayspring Handbell Quintet
*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 “Children of the Heavenly Father” THE NEW TESTAMENT READING THE SERMON
Hebrews 11:17-22 Rev. Jane Tews
“Of the Father’s Love Begotten” *THE CLOSING HYMN “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”
*THE BENEDICTION *THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE S.H. Nicholson / Arr. Kelley “Lift High the Cross” Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim till all the world adore his sacred name.
*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 “Prelude in E minor”
Reginald DeKoven 1859-1920
*FELLOWSHIP Please Join Us for Refreshments in Fellowship Hall
Communion is offered between services. Those who would like to receive the elements are invited to gather around the communion table.
Assisting in the Service this Morning: Rev. George Smoot
Pianist this Morning: Mary Sievert
“Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!” Lydia M. Child
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! The Acolytes This Morning 9:00 10:30 - Charleigh Reid THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by The Dunbars and The Wagners, in loving memory of Anna Rose Wagner. NEW PARENTS - Dayspring has a tradition of placing a rose on the altar to announce a new baby in our church family. Be sure to let the church office know when your child is born and we will honor him/her with a rose. 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 Roberts and Bawolek Families, following the death of James Roberts, brother of Suzan Bawolek, on June 12 Mark Wilner and Family, following the death of Markâ€™s father, Dale Wilner, on June 12 in Phoenix The Family of Jim & Debby McHone, following the death of their mother, Lynn Cain, on June 5 in Phoenix Prayers for peace for those grieving the tragic loss of the Butwin family Debi Stone, her husband, and their four sons; friends of the Wilson Family, as Debi is under hospice care with brain cancer Abbi, who is experiencing loss of vision Pearline Roberson, hospitalized Chandler Regional Hospital Betty Hochstetter, for a quick recovery following a leg injury Audrey Lesiak, sister of Bob Jarus, following a stroke while visiting her grandkids in Florida Jeff Aitchison, husband of Tracey Taylor, hospitalized following a ruptured appendix The friends and family of 17-year old JaKelle Westergard, best friend of Dominique Devereux, following JaKelleâ€™s death on June 5 after a long illness and hospitalization Richard James Hampton, Jr., recovering following lung surgery Ian McAlpine, son of Kathie McAlpine, for safety during his Army Ranger training Maxine Lauder, mother of Jerry Smith, for swift recovery from a fall in Hawaii Ongoing Health Concerns Les Mesbergen, Bobby Dale, Chandler Roesch, Marlene Meyer, 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 June 10, 2012 422
GIFTS Offering received June 10, 2012 $9,146
ANNOUNCEMENTS BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY We invite you to explore the Dayspring family by attending our next NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION class. To register for the class, or for more information, please contact Carol Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 838-1446. Dayspring Members and Friends - The Church Office has begun their summer hours. The office will be closed on Fridays until Aug. 10. Thanks. Food Drive Next Sunday! - Bring any non-perishable food. Always needed: peanut butter; canned meat & meals; cereal; canned fruit & vegetables; dry rice, beans and milk. Thank you! Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM) * 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High in Room 111 * 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High in Room 110 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”. June 17 - Mark’s Café - 6340 S. Rural, #120 - NW corner of Rural and Guadalupe. Brown Bag Lunch - Come join us for Brown Bag Lunch every Tuesday at noon. Bring your own lunch and socialize with people from the church. We always have a good time. Come and be a part of this fun group. 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 names of “Connections” members for you to contact. Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is July 15, and will include events in the month of August.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, JUNE 17 - Father’s Day 9:00 AM - Worship - Summer Sunday School 10:15 AM - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111 10:30 AM - Worship - Summer Sunday School 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, JUNE 18 7:00 PM - BSA Troop 172, Fellowship Hall, Room 112 TUESDAY, JUNE 19 8:45 AM - Yoga, Media Center 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 6:00 PM - Yoga, Media Center 7:00 PM - Open Table, Room 201 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20 THURSDAY, JUNE 21 12:00 PM - UMW “Celebrate Mission” Luncheon, Adult Room FRIDAY, JUNE 22 SATURDAY, JUNE 23 SUNDAY, JUNE 24 9:00 AM - Worship - Summer Sunday School 10:15 AM - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111
SUNDAY, JUNE 24 (con’t) 10:30 AM - Worship - Summer Sunday School 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Fellowship Hall - AA Teen Meeting, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Fellowship Hall - AA Teen Meeting, Room 110
“Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
You are Invited
“Celebrate Mission” Summer Salad Luncheon Thursday, June 21 • 12:00 Noon in the Adult Room
Salads, bread, dessert and drinks provided by United Methodist Women Members Featuring a local and a world mission supported by UMW. An offering will be taken to support these missions. Please bring a canned food item or box of cereal for the Wesley Community Center pantry.
All Dayspring women are invited to be our guests for this special summer event. Contact Marilyn Astroth with your reservation or for more information
. . . 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
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