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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 16, 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 January 16, 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 “Fugue (No. 1) in G minor”

Dietrich Buxtehude 1637-1707

THE INTROIT 9:00 - “We Will Come to Praise the Lord” by B. &. S. Poorman The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “When Morning Gilds the Skies” by Gordon Young The Dayspring Chorale *THE CALL TO WORSHIP Pastor: Come and see, for Christ is here.


People: Pastor: People: Pastor: People: Pastor:

Come and see the glories of God. Come and hear, for Christ is calling. Come and hear the Word of the Lord. Come and know the love of God. Come and know the mercy of Christ. Come and worship the giver of Life!

*THE OPENING PRAYER *HYMN OF PRAISE “God of Grace, and God of Glory”

Hymnal #577

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. ANTHEM 9:00 - “The Time of Singing has Come” by Mark Hanson The Celebration Singers Trey Berreman, Drums 10:30 - “Sing Unto God” from Judas Maccabaeus by G. F. Handel The Dayspring Chorale A TIME OF SILENCE (for personal prayer) CHORAL CALL TO PRAYER 9:00 - “Lord, Speak to Me” 10:30 - “Hear My Prayer” THE COMMUNITY AT PRAYER (in unison) Loving God, you came in your Son, Jesus,


when we were least expecting you, and you interfered: "Come, follow me," you said. We thank you, Lord, for interfering in our private lives. You never promised us a comfortable life, or success, status, or prosperity. "Leave behind your old way of life. Seek first the kingdom of God," you said. We thank you, Lord, for not promising us empty rewards. You invited us to walk alongside you and learn from you. You gave us hands and lips and hearts to reach out to others all along the way. We thank you, Lord, for these essential gifts. But just when we think we understand; just when we think we are doing all the right things, your Holy Spirit makes us restless again, prodding us to change. So we thank you, Lord, for coming to us again and again, to show your love for us and for all people. Amen. THE LORD’S PRAYER

Hymnal #895

THE OLD TESTAMENT READING

Isaiah 49:1-7

THE PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS THE OFFERTORY *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 “Gather Us In”

TFWS #2236

THE NEW TESTAMENT READING

John 1:29-50

THE SERMON

Rev. George Smoot “What’s Your Advice?”

*THE CLOSING HYMN “Lead On, O King Eternal”

Hymnal #580

*THE BENEDICTION *THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE

Jim Strathdee

I Am the Light of the World” Refrain: “I am the light of the world! You people come and follow me! If you follow and love you’ll learn the mystery of what you were meant to do and be.” When the song of the angels is stilled, when the star in the sky is gone, when the kings and the shepherds have found their way home, the work of Christmas has begun: Repeat Refrain *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 “Fugue in D minor”

Johann Pachelbel 1653-1706

*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. Jane Tews

The Pianist This Morning: Mary Sievert

“I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.” Charlotte Brontë


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 - Ruth, Mark, Nate and Emma Boyle • 10:30 - Brad & Cheryl Rufer Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Jeremy Dilli • 10:30 - Daniel Holland THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Mike & Amanda Luecker, in loving memory of Steve. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by Barbara Rawles and Audrey Huning, in celebration of their mutual birthdays on Jan. 12. THE 2011 FLOWER AND FOOD BASKET CALENDARS are available for sign-up in the narthex. 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 The Family & Friends of Formun Lee and Dan Su, following their deaths Nancy Creighton Brown, Shaun Creighton and Families, at the death of Warren Gallagher, father of Nancy and grandfather of Shaun Bob Carl, healing following surgery on Jan. 11 Jim, brother of Kay Akers, diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Kiley Hurst and Janet Hurst, granddaughter and daughter of Bob & Arlene Roe, at the death of Kiley’s father on Dec. 20 Mary Sievert, following the death of a loved one Shirley Hughes, healing following breast cancer surgery on Jan. 3 Pita, brother of Maata Anau, healing from illness and awaiting test results Steve Valentine, father of Austin Valentine and friend of Alyssa Anderson, recovering from a heart attack Ongoing Health Concerns Lori Jarvis, Philana Riherd, Kathy Hamilton, Shirley Hughes, Lisa Benton Reed, The Ellis Family, George Butler, Polly Smith, Chris Hauser, 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 Jan. 9, 2011 644

GIFTS Offering received Jan. 9, 2011 $21,913

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 on Sunday, February 20 th, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a light lunch served. The NEW MEMBER SUNDAY will be held February 27 th. Child care is provided. To register for the class, contact Carol Coleman at carolc@dayspring-umc.org or (480) 838-1446. *Attention Church Members and Friends - If you are utilizing our Electronic Funds Transfer for your giving, and have changed the amount of your pledge, please be sure to fill out a new form for 2011. Forms are available in the church office, or one can be mailed to you. Thank you! Interested in Becoming an Acolyte? If you are 10 years old or older and would like to be part of the worship service, contact Carol at ckrupinsky@cox.net for more information. Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM): * 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High in Room 111 * 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High in Room 110 * 1:30 - 3:30 - Confirmation Class, Room 111 * Youth Sunday Planning Meeting: Dayspring youth (Jr. High and Sr. High) will meet today right after Formation (11:30-12:30) to plan this year's Youth Sunday worship service. The Explorer’s Class is continuing its series on biblical scholar, Karen Armstrong’s, “The Golden Rule Revisited.” Today’s session deals with “The American Dream.” Next Sunday will be “The Contract on Compassion.” 9:00 a.m. in the Adult Room. Contemporary Issues - The 10:30 Adult Contemporary Issues Class will discuss: “Do you think this life is all there is, or do you believe in an afterlife?” “Do we have a soul and does that soul exist after our bodily death?” “Might there be not only an after life, but also a whole series of material reincarnations?” Or, as some physicists conjecture, “Is it possible that multiple variations of ourselves exist simultaneously in parallel universes?” Young Adult Group - We will meet on Saturday, January 22 nd, at 6:00 p.m. for a game night. For those interested in attending, contact Cheryl Smith at cherylssmith@hotmail.com or (469) 964-1199, or the church office at (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”. Jan. 16 - Charleston’s NW corner of Ray Road and 54th Street. Tochimizolco - Dayspring’s annual Tochi Medical Trip is scheduled for April 26 - May 3. Medical and Dental personnel as well as interpreters and others willing to help out are invited to join us. If you are interested, please contact Larry Butler at lbutler6503@gmail.com or Bev Engelsman at BevRN@cox.net UMW - United Methodist Women will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 20th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Adult Room. All are welcome to join us for the pledge service. Come to 50+ on Friday, Jan. 21st, at 12:00 Noon in the Shalimar Country Club Restaurant, 2032 E. Golf Ave., Tempe. The Rev. Chuck Winkler will speak about Dayspring’s numerous mission activities as they reach local and international needs. To attend this interesting program, make your $12 per person lunch reservations with Erma Dean at (480) 839-4657 or with a 50+ caller. Visitors, members, everyone...all are welcome. Food Drive Next Sunday! - Remember to bring any non-perishable food items next Sunday. We have been collecting around 350 lbs. of food the past few months. Thanks! Dayspring Preschool and Kindergarten - Registration runs Jan. 27th Feb. 7th. You can pick up packets in the Preschool office beginning Jan. 27th. Registered Church members have priority. If you have questions, or would like to schedule a tour, please call the Preschool office at: (480) 838-9097. Also, we are offering a Parent/Tot class for children who are 24-36 months. This class meets Thursday mornings for 90 minutes with child and parent. Call for more information. Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is February 15, and will include events in the month of March.


OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, JANUARY 16 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 11:30 AM - DYM Youth Sunday Planning, Room 111 1:30 PM - Confirmation, Room 111 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Fellowship Hall - Alateen, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Fellowship Hall - Alateen, Room 110 MONDAY, JANUARY 17 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Office Closed 6:00 PM - Missions Team Meeting, Adult Room 7:00 PM - Church & Society, Room 203 - Disciple II, Room 112 - BSA Troop 172, Fellowship Hall - Venture Crew, Room 110 TUESDAY, JANUARY 18 8:45 AM - Yoga, Room 112 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 5:30 PM - Dayspring Chimers, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Yoga, Room 112 6:30 PM - DayStar, Choir Room WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19 11:00 AM - Stephen Ministry, Library 5:45 PM - Esperanza, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Adult Room - Sprouts, Room 201 - Sunshine Singers, Media Center


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19 (con’t) 6:30 PM - Celebration Singers, Choir Room 7:00 PM - Genesis Choir, Media Center 7:30 PM - Chorale, Choir Room THURSDAY, JANUARY 20 6:00 PM - Yoga, Room 112 6:30 PM - United Methodist Women, Adult Room FRIDAY, JANUARY 21 SATURDAY, JANUARY 22 SUNDAY, JANUARY 23 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 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Fellowship Hall - Alateen, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Fellowship Hall - Alateen, Room 110


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 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 Denise Uhrick, 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.

Dayspring United Methodist Church 1365 East Elliot Road • Tempe, Arizona 85284-1608 (480) 838-1446 churchoffice@dayspring-umc.org www.dayspring-umc.org


Jan. 16 Bulletin