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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

January 27, 2013


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. January 27, 2013

9:00 & 10:30 a.m.

*As a courtesy, please make certain your cell phone is off during worship. Thank you.


Rachmaninov “Prelude in G# Minor” Kayleigh Porritt, piano

*THE CALL TO WORSHIP Paul Wilson Leader: God, we’ve read the newspapers. People: God, we need to know you are there. Leader: We’ve seen the video footage. People: God, we need to know you are there. Leader: We talk about faith. People: God, we need to know you are there. Leader: Our hearts long to believe. People: God, we need to know you are there. Leader: But the questions and doubts rise up like a raging river. People: God, we need to know you are there. Leader: Come into this place. People: God, we need to know you are there. Leader: We will open our hardened hearts, our minds and souls. People: God, we need to know you are there.

Leader: Show us. Enlighten us. All: God, we need to know you are there. *THE OPENING PRAYER (in unison) God, may this place truly be a sanctuary. May all who come here find peace. May all who come here find inspiration. May all who come here find you. Let this church be like your own arms – open to receive the lost and the wandering in an embrace of your love. Amen. SKIT

“Bad News”

Based on Genesis 39, Job 1, Daniel 6, Acts 6-7, Ruth 1-3 and 1 Samuel 24

Peter Wilson, Tyler Reid, Turner McKenzie, Heather Coleman, Rose Lopez, Devan Tursini-White, Sam Juetten, Stephanie Holland A TIME FOR OUR CHILDREN “Looking for Rainbows” Bailey Erwin, Arielle Rosenblum (As children return to their seats, please join us in signing Hymn #143)

“On Eagle’s Wings” Rose Lopez, trumpet 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.



“Mythbusters: Part 1” Logan Hatton, Andrew Sacha, Nate Boyle Heather Coleman “Mythbusters: Part 2” Trevor Hatton


Genesis 1:27-28 Drew Logsdon

PRAYER FOR FORGIVENESS Mariah Porritt, Ashley Winkler, Molly Juetten, Sierra Porritt, Elle Potts SCRIPTURE READING (in unison) Ross Wheeless

Psalm 23

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures; He leadeth me beside the still waters; He restoreth my soul. He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies; thou annointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” A READING

Arielle Rosenblum “Footprints in the Sand”


Katie Sacha


Allegra Dunbar “Lay Your Burdens Down” Jonny Baker et al.


Tyler Reid


Romans 5: 1-5 Audrey Butler


Andrew Cadman


Hymnal #394 “Something Beautiful”

SCRIPTURE READING Elle Potts, Ashley Winkler

2 Corinthians 1:3-7


Mikayla Devereux


FWS #2171 “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace”


30-Hour Famine event Reece Muggeridge

THE COMMUNITY AT PRAYER (in unison) Make us worthy, Lord, to serve those throughout the world who live and die in poverty or hunger. Give then, through our hands, this day their daily bread; And by our understanding love, give peace and joy. Amen. THE PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS THE OFFERTORY

Arr. Heather Sorenson “Blessings” Esperanza

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!


Kathryn Smith Romans 8: 37-39


Katie Lawson


FWS #2284 “Joy In the Morning”


Evan Rosenblum

Grant Pompa

*PASSING OF THE PEACE Leader: 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 youths have created a special gift for each of you. Please receive it from the ushers as you exit the sanctuary. *POSTLUDE

Brahms “Intermezzo” Kayleigh Porritt, pianist

*Those in the Congregation who are able shall stand

Assisting in the Service this Morning: Greeters: Bailey Erwin, Lia Peterson, Grant Pompa Acolyte: Carlan Naissant Ushers: Chase Erasquin, Eric Jelen, Evan McQueen, JP Patterson, Mackey Pickard-Brown, Carl Pompa Megan Vick, Sarah Vick, Corey Walsh, Ryan Walsh Artwork: Marcus Naissant, Lucia Butler, Audrey Butler 30-Hour Famine Table Hosts: Arielle Rosenblum, Kayleigh Porritt, Rose Lopez

DON’T FORGET! Dayspring offers a Saturday Evening Worship Service each first Saturday of the month. Make plans to join us next Saturday, Feb. 2nd, at 5:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

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 FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by The Van Vleet Family, in honor of Olivia’s 17th birthday. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by Tom & Marcia McLaughlin in celebration of their 47th wedding anniversary. 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/adopted 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 Ron Venturini and Family, following the death of Ron’s wife, Joan, on Jan. 23. Ron is the former maintenance man here at Dayspring. The Family of Myrna Saulter, following Myrna’s unexpected death on Jan. 16 Helen Ellis, dealing with health issues Willy Grey, friend of the Ellis Family, fighting prostate cancer Fred Grey, friend of the Ellis Family, dealing with health problems Stephen Rapp, brother of Valerie Erasquin, undergoing chemotherapy for lung cancer Six month-old Karalyn Kroeger, healing following open heart surgery on Jan. 24 Samantha Rose Miller, niece of Melly Hernandez, born Jan. 8 The Louder & Smith Families, following the death of Patsy Dean Smith, sister-in-law of Maxine Louder and aunt of Jerry Smith, on Jan. 10th Joe Smith, brother of Kay Akers, just diagnosed with lymphatic cancer Vince Olson and Mike Branigan, brothers-in-law of James & Barbara Miller, both dealing with heart issues Ongoing Health Concerns George Elley, Karalyn Kroeger, Les Mesbergen, Polly Smith, Teresa Webb, Pam Narcy 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 Jan. 20, 2013 584

GIFTS Offering received Jan. 20, 2013 $10,529

Coffee Hour Hosts: 9:00 - Susan & Randy Wilson 10:30 - Jean Peters

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, February 3 rd, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. with a light lunch served. The NEW MEMBER SUNDAY will be held on February 10 th. Childcare is provided. To register for the class, or for more information, please contact Carol Coleman at or (480) 838-1446 The Explorer’s Class concludes its series on “The Evolution of Marriage” this morning with the focus on how the mainline denominations have dealt with the ordination of homosexuals and marriages for samesex couples. Next Sunday, Jan Stevens, retired perfusionist, May Clinic, will begin a 3-week series on “Health and Religion.” The first week will focus on the history of health care in Western cultures and stories of healing in the Bible which relate to our current concepts of healing and health. Join us at 9:00 a.m. in the Adult Room. All are welcome. Coffee is served. Contemporary Issues - The Adult Contemporary Issues class begins a new series on the topic of “Happiness”. The series will involve videos and discussion based on the views of multiple philosophers and our Christian heritage to understand the state of “happiness”. Sandi Chamness is leading the discussion. Class meets at 10:30 in the Adult Room. Women’s Retreat 2013 - Strength for Your Spiritual Journey - Mark your calendars for Saturday, Feb. 23rd, and plan to attend this one-day retreat led by Jane Tews, Jen Rooney and Carol Coleman, at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale. The cost is $45 which includes breakfast & lunch, and the book, Life of the Beloved, by Henri Nouwen. Sign up on the patio beginning Feb. 3 or contact Carol Coleman at or 480-838-1446. Church & Society - Church & Society announces an informational meeting on Arizona Career Pathways on Thursday, Feb. 7 th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Adult Room. This is a job training program for adults, leading to positions in the healthcare field. For more information, contact Nan Lawson, (480) 390-6771. 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”. Jan. 27 - Coco’s SW corner of Elliot and Priest.

Donate Books - United Methodist Women will have a used book sale on Saturday, March 9. We are collecting novels, mysteries, biographies, children’s books, non-fiction. No magazines or textbooks, please. Place your books in the box in the narthex or in the church office on weekdays. Thank you. Dayspring Preschool and Kindergarten - Registration runs Jan. 24th Feb. 12th. You can pick up packets in the Preschool and the Church office beginning Jan. 24th. Registered Church members have a priority. If you have questions or would like to schedule a tour, please call the Preschool office at (480) 838-9097. Children who turn 3 between Sept. 1 and Apr. 30th are able to attend the Pee Wee Class which meets Wednesday mornings. We have classes available for children who turn 3 before Sept. 1, 2013 and 4 before Sept. 1, 2013. Our kindergarten children must be 5 by Sept. 1, 2013. ALL the children must be potty trained. Looking forward to meeting you and your children. “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. Brown Bag Lunch - Come join us 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. Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is February 15 and will include events in the month of March. Boy Scout Troop 172 Pancake Breakfast Please plan to attend the Annual Boy Scout Troop 172 Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, February 10th from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. There is no charge, however donations are gladly accepted with all proceeds from the breakfast benefitting the boys of the troop.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, JANUARY 27 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room 10:30 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Contemporary Issues, Adult Room 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Media Center - AA Teen Meeting, Room 202 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Media Center - AA Teen Meeting, Room 202 MONDAY, JANUARY 28 10:00 AM - Monday Morning Moms & Dads, Room 111 5:00 PM - BSA Court of Honor Meal Prep, Kitchen 7:00 PM - BSA Troop 172, Fellowship Hall TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 8:45 AM - Yoga, Media Center 11:00 AM - VBS Showcase, Fellowship Hall 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 6:00 PM - Dayspring Chimers, Choir Room - VBS Showcase, Fellowship Hall - Yoga, Media Center 7:00 PM - DayStar, Choir Room WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30 10:00 AM - Disciple 1, Room 112 5:45 PM - Esperanza, Choir Room - Sprouts, Room 201 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Adult Room - Sunshine Singers, Media Center 6:30 PM - Celebration Singers, Choir Room 6:45 PM - Genesis Choir, Media Center 7:30 PM - Dayspring Chorale, Choir Room THURSDAY, JANUARY 31 9:00 AM - Bible Study with Pastor George, Adult Room 6:30 PM - Stephen Ministry Training, Room 112 FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1

5:00 PM - 30-Hour Famine, Fellowship Hall 7:00 PM - PFLAG, Adult Room SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2 8:00 AM - United Methodist Men, Adult Room 9:00 AM - Mini Maestros, Media Center 5:00 PM - Saturday Evening Worship, Sanctuary SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room 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, Media Center - AA Teen Meeting, Room 202 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Media Center - AA Teen Meeting, Room 202

“We are not creatures of circumstance; we are creators of circumstance.” Benjamin Disraeli

. . . 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 Robert T. Hoshibata 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 Carrie Mook, Youth Ministries Coordinator Becky Sindlinger, Children’s Coordinator Linda Falk, Preschool Director Marilyn Bunte, Nursery Coordinator. 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

Jan. 27 Bulletin  

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

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