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
April 10, 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 April 10, 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 The Fifth Sunday in Lent MUSIC FOR GATHERING
Rev. L. Michael Kelley at the Organ
DAYSPRING NOTES THE PRELUDE “O Christ, Thou Lamb of God”
Paul Manz 1919-2009
THE CHORAL INTROIT 9:00 - “Joyful, Joyful Sing Praise” arr. M. Kelley The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “When Morning Gilds the Skies” by G. Young The Dayspring Chorale
*THE CALL TO WORSHIP Pastor: Jesus, you came to glorify God: People: through your perfect sacrifice. Pastor: In being lifted up, you draw all people to yourself, People: as the source of God’s salvation. Pastor: We celebrate you now, and rejoice in our redemption. *THE OPENING PRAYER *HYMN OF PRAISE
Hymnal #147 “All Things Bright and Beautiful”
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 ANTHEM 9:00 - “If I Had Been” by Ruth Elaine Schram The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “In Heavenly Love Abiding’” by Johannes Brahms The Dayspring Chorale A TIME OF SILENCE (for personal prayer) CHORAL CALL TO PRAYER 9:00 - “Lord, Speak to Me” by S. Jones 10:30 - “Show Me the Way, O Lord” by J. Althouse THE COMMUNITY AT PRAYER (in unison) THE LORD’S PRAYER
THE OLD TESTAMENT READING
THE PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS THE OFFERTORY 9:00 - “A Shelter in the Time of Storm” by Patti Drennan Esperanza 10:30 - “The Lord’s Prayer” by A.H. Malotte Justin Carpenter, Tenor *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 “Fairest Lord Jesus”
THE NEW TESTAMENT READING
Rev. Jane Tews “Just Do It!”
*THE CLOSING HYMN “What Wondrous Love Is This” *THE BENEDICTION
*THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE Arr. M. Kelley “The Spirit Sends Us Forth to Serve” The Spirit sends us forth to serve; we go in Jesus’ name to bring glad tidings to the poor, God’s favor to proclaim. *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 “Postlude in F-Dur”
John Ebenezer West 1863-1929
*PATIO FELLOWSHIP Please Join Us for Refreshments on the Patio
*Those in the congregation who are able shall stand
Assisting in the Service This Morning: Rev. George Smoot The Pianist This Morning: Mary Sievert
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 - Glenn & Ginny Pargmann 10:30 - Phil & Maxine LaRoux Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Keely Crabb 10:30 - Kouger Crater THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Jeff & Jenny Winkler in celebration of their 2nd wedding anniversary. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by Doug & Ursula Ellingson. 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 Norma Ellis, mother of Pam Thuillez, continuing to struggle with recovery from open heart surgery on March 2 in Wichita Elisa Garcia, recently diagnosed with cancer Laurie Fisher, friend of Christine Nagasawa, struggling with stage 4 cancer Don Billings and Family, friend and co-worker of Randy Wilson, who is battling cancer Matthew Ellis, healing following knee surgery Audrey Huning, dealing with ongoing health concerns Dylon Adams, recovering from surgery on March 25 Ongoing Health Concerns Barb Porter, Lori Jarvis, Philana Riherd, Kathy Hamilton, 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 April 3, 2011 578
GIFTS Offering received April 3, 2011 $20, 786
ANNOUNCEMENTS BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY We invite you to explore the Dayspring family by attending our next NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION. For more information, contact Carol Coleman at email@example.com or (480) 838-1446. Koinonikos - The April issue of the Dayspring newsletter is now available for pick up in the narthex for those who have chosen that option. Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM): * 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High Formation in Room 111 * 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High Formation in Room 110 * There is no Confirmation Class today due to the Confirmation Retreat at Mingus Mountain Camp Young Adult Group will meet today from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 112 for our monthly study session. We are a group of single and married adults in their 20's & 30's that meets the second Sunday of the month to discuss biblical and spiritual questions that arise from what we experience in our careers, families, and struggles of life. We meet the fourth Saturday of the month for a time of fellowship. For more information, contact Cheryl Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or the church office at (480) 838-1446. Explorer’s Class - The class continues its series today on “Jesus: His Life, death & Teachings” today with the topic: “Who killed Jesus: The Jews, the Romans, or all of us?” What difference does it make what we believe about this and what has been the social impact of this doctrine? Next Sunday, the series will conclude with a focus on the Atonement. 9:00 in the Adult Room. Contemporary Issues - The Contemporary Issues Class will discuss “Reclaiming Civil Discourse in America.” Political and civil expression has become intolerant, one sided and unfair. We’ll discuss how we can restore civility to America’s political discourse. The class will be led by Eleonore and George Kerbs. United Methodist Women for April - Thursday, April 7, the Greeting Card Circle will meet in Room 112 at 9:30 a.m., and the Mary Martha Evening Circle will meet at 7:00 p.m. in the home of Marilyn Miller. On Thursday, April 14, the Connie Reading Circle will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the home of Sally Jarus and The Monthly Unit Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Adult Room.
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. Justice Class - During March and April, every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Adult Room, a course on justice will be offered. We have a helpful DVD that practices polite disagreements and careful reflections. Methodism started as a “big tent” religion and justice was in the air of the Industrial Revolution in England. Presented by Craig Carpenter and John Fielden. 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”. April 10 Elephant Bar - 3405 W Chandler Blvd., in front of Chandler Fashion Mall. UMOM Sunday Night Dinners - We need volunteers to help with the Easter Sunday night dinner at the UMOM Homeless Shelter. You would need to be there to help cook and serve from 3:30 - 6:30. Please contact Carolyn Reid at (602) 882-5292 or email@example.com if you can help. Singles Spring Retreat - “Picturing God” in the theme for the 21st Annual Singles Spring Retreat, April 29 - May 1 at Holy Trinity Monastery, in St. David, Arizona. Leading spirit-filled workshops is Wendy Bryant, professor, artist and inspirational speaker. Cost is $105 if paid by 4/18; $110 after 4/18. Contact Jenny Thompson at (480) 855-4407 for more information. Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is April 15, and will include events in the month of May.
Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, APRIL 10 - The 5th Sunday in Lent 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room 10:00 AM - UMW Book Sale, Fellowship Hall 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 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 MONDAY, APRIL 11 10:00 AM - Monday Morning Moms & Dads, Room 111 7:00 PM - BSA Troop 172, Fellowship Hall - Disciple II, Room 112 - Tour Choir, Choir Room - Trustees, Office Workroom TUESDAY, APRIL 12 8:45 AM - Yoga, Media Center 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 5:30 PM - Dayspring Chimers, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Yoga, Media Center 6:30 PM - Daystar, Choir Room 7:00 PM - Justice Study, Room 112 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 5:45 PM - Esperanza Choir, Choir Room
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13 (con’t) 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Adult Room - Sprouts, Room 201 - Sunshine Singers, Media Center 6:30 PM - Celebration Singers, Choir Room 7:00 PM - Genesis Choir, Media Center 7:30 PM - Chorale, Choir Room THURSDAY, APRIL 14 10:00 AM - Hymnody Class, Adult Room 6:30 PM - Stephen Ministry Supervision, Room 112 7:00 PM - United Methodist Women, Adult Room FRIDAY, APRIL 15 SATURDAY, APRIL 16 9:00 AM - AA Service Workshop, Fellowship Hall SUNDAY, APRIL 17 - Palm Sunday 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 1:30 PM - Confirmation, Room 111 3:30 PM - Covenant Council Team Meetings 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Fellowship Hall - AA Teen Meeting, Room 110 5:00 PM - Covenant Council Meeting, Adult Room 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Fellowship Hall - AA Teen Meeting, Room 110
â€œTo give thanks in solitude is enough. Thanksgiving has wings and goes where it must go. Your prayer knows much more about it than you do.â€? Victor Hugo
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 Penny Carpenter, Director of Children’s Music Jackie Miller, Director of Cherub Choir Kris Kroeger, Youth Ministries Coordinator Kay Luzaich, Children’s Coordinator Lexie Geiger, Nursery 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.
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