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
Jan. 17, 2010
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 17, 2010
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 Second Sunday after the Epiphany MUSIC FOR GATHERING
Rev. L. Michael Kelley at the Organ
DAYSPRING NOTES THE PRELUDE
Johann Gottfried Walther “Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns Wend” 1684-1748 (Lord Jesus Christ, Be Present Now)
THE INTROIT 9:00 - “This Is the Day That the Lord Has Made” by J. Carter The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “To God All Praise and Glory” by G. M. Martin The Dayspring Chorale
*THE CALL TO WORSHIP Pastor: Come to the celebration! People: We rejoice in the God of love! Pastor: God rejoices in your presence this day. People: Our delight is in our God. Pastor: God’s delight is in you, my friends! People: Let us celebrate this joyous news! *THE OPENING PRAYER *HYMN OF PRAISE “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”
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 - “Simple Gifts” by John Coates, Jr. The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “Soon-Ah Will Be Done” by William Dawson The Dayspring Chorale A TIME OF SILENCE (for personal prayer) THE CHORAL CALL TO PRAYER 9:00 “Come, Come Unto Me” by K. Dosso 10:30 - “Hear My Prayer” by M. Hogan THE COMMUNITY PRAYER
THE LORD’S PRAYER
THE EPISTLE READING
I Corinthians 12:1-11
THE PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS THE OFFERTORY Johann Sebastian Bach “Wenn wir in höchten Nöthen sein” BWV 641 1685-1750 (When In Our Hour of Utmost Need)
*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 GOSPEL READING
Rev. Jane Tews “The Wedding”
*THE CLOSING HYMN “This Is a Day of New Beginnings” vs. 1-4 *THE BENEDICTION
*THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE J. Strathdee / Arr. Kelley I Am the Light of the World” “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: “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. *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!)
Johann Christian Kittel 1732-1809
*PATIO FELLOWSHIP Please Join Us for Refreshments in the Courtyard *Those in the congregation who are able shall stand
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 The Pianist This Morning: Mary Sievert
“L i f e i s l i k e r i d i ng a b i cyc l e . You don ’ t f a l l o f f un l ess you s top peda l i ng . ” Barbara Johnson
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 - George Butler and Judith Slentz Butler 10:30 - Dick & Meredith Oldenburg Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Daniel Holland 10:30 - Marcus Naisant THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Tom & Marcia McLaughlin in celebration of their 44th wedding anniversary. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by Brian, LuAnn, Sydney and Trey Bussler in loving memory of Walter Helleland and Del Bussler. 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 AFTER EACH WORSHIP 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, (480) 345-0926, 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 Valerie Bushwood and Family, at the death of her mother, Doris Davis on Jan. 6 in Phoenix The Hegland and McVaugh Families, at the death of Lillian Hegland on Jan. 5 in Canada. Mother of Kurt Hegland and grandmother of Jennifer McVaugh Doug Conger, father of Karen Monks, healing following double bypass surgery on Jan. 11 Dorothy Smith, mother of Cheryl Anderson, hospitalized following a possible stroke Sharon Price, healing following knee replacement surgery Mitzi Olafsen, niece of Pam & Larry Lambert, whose husband is struggling with leukemia in Florida April Osborn and Family, at the unexpected death of Aprilâ€™s sister, Diane Mikesell in Ohio The Frank DiCesare Family, at the death of Frankâ€™s uncle in Chicago on Christmas Day The Family of Cory Wells, young friend of Bill & Betty Pettit, after Cory died from his burns in San Francisco Susan Barham, close friend of Georgia Wells, healing following 3rd cancer surgery Mamie Wightman, prayers for strength and healing Kelly Garmon, prayer for healing solace and peace Ongoing Health Concerns: Marc Homan, Sally Rapp, Teresa Webb, Duane Carr, Marge Sydell, Kristen Stegeman, Maggie Siegel, Susan Chesnut, Janie Anderson, Pam Narcy, Joan Venturini and Marion Boshart 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. 10, 2010 623
GIFTS Offering received Jan. 10, 2010 $22, 709
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 next class, or for more information, please contact Carol Coleman at email@example.com or (480) 838-1446. UMCOR Efforts for Haiti - We ask you to be in prayer for the country of Haiti as they face the death and destruction caused by the earthquake on Jan. 12. If you wish to help with relief efforts, checks can be made out to Dayspring with “UMCOR Advance #418325" in the memo line. Thank you. Food Drive next Sunday, Jan. 24th. Any non-perishable food items are welcome. Cereal, peanut butter & jelly, canned meat, canned fruit & vegetables, dry rice & beans and “helpers” are always needed. Thank you. Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM): ** 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High in Room 111 ** 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High in Room 110 The Explorer’s Class - “Good and Evil: Adjectives or Nouns” is the topic of the January series in the Explorer’s Class. Come and discuss this topic and view DVD segments on the subject with Dr. Dale Bowen, facilitator. Class meets at 9:00 a.m. in the Adult Room. Contemporary Issues - The 10:30 Adult Contemporary Issues Class is studying the book and video program “The Question of God” by Dr. Nicholi, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. The program studies the lives of Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis. Their arguments are placed side-by-side, on the study of belief in a supreme being. How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too! - The Monday Moms & Dads Group will begin a 5-week study of this book by Sal Severe on Monday, Feb. 1st, from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. in Room 111. All are welcome to join us! Childcare will be offered with pre-registration. For more information, or to pre-register for childcare, contact Carol Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 838-1446. Soul Sisters: Women in Scripture Speak to Women Today - Mark your calendars for Saturday, Jan. 30, and plan to attend this one-day Women’s Retreat led by Jane Tews and Carol Coleman at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale. Cost is $40 which includes breakfast and lunch and the cost of all materials. Sign-up on the patio
this morning, Jan. 17, or contact Carol Coleman at email@example.com, or (480) 838-1446. United Methodist Women will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21st, (the third Thursday of each month) at 7:00 p.m. in Room 112. This month’s program will be the 2010 Pledge Service, “What Gift Can We Bring?”, presented by Kay Block. Everyone is invited and welcome to join in our fellowship, worship and service. 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. 17 - Windy City Café - SE corner of Elliot and McClintock (in the old Denny’s building) Brown Bag Lunch meets on Tuesdays in Room 112 at 12:00 noon. All adults are invited to bring their own lunch and drink, and participate in the fellowship of eating together. Come when you can. Contact Alita at (480) 491-2414 or Bonny at (480) 839-2696 for more information. Family Promise - Sign-up sheets are available after worship services today for Family Promise, a transitional housing program shared by many congregations in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. It is Dayspring’s turn to host families the week of Jan. 24th. There are a great many ways to get involved and share God’s love. Please contact Maria Hase at (480) 636-0963 or MariaRMDHase@yahoo.com with questions or to participate. Caregiver’s Support Group - This group meets on Wednesday evenings in the Library from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Come join us if you are wanting to know about community resources for care, wish to join in discussion with others who are in a caregiving role, or just want to see how this group may help you. If you would like to attend or have any questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org “Connections” is a Dayspring mission that advocates for the intrinsic worth of all persons, regardless of their sexual orientation. It offers support and education to 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. 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 17 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room - Sunday Morning Book Study, Library - ‘The Bible from Scratch’, 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 1:30 PM - Confirmation, Room 111 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Adult Room - Alateen, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Media Center - Alateen, Room 110 MONDAY, JANUARY 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Office Closed TUESDAY, JANUARY 19 8:45 AM - Yoga Class, Media Center 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 4:00 PM - “Teatime Yoga”, Room 112 5:30 PM - Dayspring Chimers, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Yoga Class, Media Center 6:30 PM - DayStar, Choir Room 7:00 PM - Finance Committee, Adult Room WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20 5:45 PM - Esperanza Choir, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Adult Room - Sprouts, Room 203 - Sunshine Singers, Sanctuary 6:30 PM - Caregiver’s Support, Library - Celebration Singers, Choir Room 7:00 PM - Dayspring Chorale, Choir Room - Genesis Choir, Sanctuary
THURSDAY, JANUARY 21 8:30 AM - Stephen Ministry Leaders, Library 6:00 PM - Yoga Class, Media Center 7:00 PM - United Methodist Women, Room 112 FRIDAY, JANUARY 22 SATURDAY, JANUARY 23 8:45 AM - Yoga Class, Media Center 9:00 AM - Stephen Ministry Training, Adult Room SUNDAY, JANUARY 24 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room - Sunday Morning Book Study, Library - ‘The Bible from Scratch,’ 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 1:00 PM - Young Adults, Room 112 1:30 PM - Confirmation, Room 111 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Adult Room - Alateen, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Room 112 - Alateen, Room 110
The ministers of this church are its members. Those who assist them are: Bishop Minerva Carcaño Rev. Sharon Ragland, District Superintendent Rev. Dr. Jane 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 Machel Considine, Program Secretary Susie Seckel, Financial Secretary Polly Smith, Health Care Advocate Mary Sievert, Music Associate Julie Hackmann, Director of Bell Choirs Penny Holemon, Director of Children’s Music Marla Naisant, Director of Cherub Choir Kris Schrade, Youth Ministries Coordinator Kay Luzaich, Children’s Coordinator Denise Uhrick, Nursery Coordinator Ron Venturini, Facilities Maintenance Frankie Vasquez, Custodian Linda Falk, Preschool Director 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 email@example.com www.dayspring-umc.org
Published on Jan 15, 2010