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
January 2, 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. January 2, 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 PRELUDE
Johann Sebastian Bach “Das alte Jahr vergangen ist” 1685-1750 (The Old Year Now Is Passed Away)
*CALL TO CELEBRATION Pastor: Arise, shine, for your light has come! People: We are called out of darkness into light. Pastor: Lift up your eyes and look around People: We rejoice in the gift of light. Pastor: Come let us worship the God of light and joy and peace.
People: We come to kneel at the cradle of the babe, the light incarnate. *OPENING PRAYER (in unison) Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hidden. Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love you and worthily magnify your name through Christ our Lord. Amen. *HYMN OF PRAISE
Hymnal #250 “Once in Royal David’s City”
A TIME FOR OUR CHILDREN (As children age 2 through Fifth 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 INVITATION THE COMMUNITY PRAYER (in unison) I am no longer my own, but thine. Put me to what thou wilt, rank me with whom thou wilt. Put me to doing, put me to suffering. Let me be employed by thee or laid aside by thee. exalted for thee or brought low by thee. Let me be full, let me be empty. Let me have all things, let me have nothing. I freely and heartily yield all things to thy pleasure and disposal. And now, O glorious and blessed God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, thou art mine, and I am thine.
So be it. And the covenant which I have made on earth, let it be ratified in heaven. Amen. THE LORD’S PRAYER
THE OLD TESTAMENT READING
PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS OFFERTORY “Chorale Prelude on Greensleeves”
Richard Purvis 1913-1994
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!
*PRAYER OF DEDICATION *THE HYMN OF PREPARATION “This Is a Day of New Beginnings” (Verses1, 2, 3, 5)
THE NEW TESTAMENT READING
Rev. Jane Tews “Like Us He Grew”
SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION The Great Thanksgiving The Prayer of Consecration The Sharing of the Elements
(The offering left at the communion rail will be used for those in need in our community) MUSIC DURING COMMUNION
Larry Lathom, Organ
*HYMN OF DEDICATION “Angels from the Realms of Glory”
*BENEDICTION *THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE J. Strathdee “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!) *POSTLUDE
William C. Bridge “Fanfare in D”
*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
Assisting With Communion This Morning: 9:00 a.m. Carol Coleman Rev. Michael Kelley Gino Matteoni Carol Muggeridge Dave Muggeridge Carolyn Olson Rev. George Smoot Rev. Jane Tews
10:30 a.m. Jane Baker Jim Baker Carol Coleman Rev. Michael Kelley Brian Medendorp Julie O’Neal Rev. George Smoot Rev. Jane Tews
“Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” Charles Dickens
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 - Dave & Janice Vanderlaan 10:30 - Skip Hughes Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Kouger Crater 10:30 - Keeley Crabb THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Forest & Lydia Holemon in loving memory of Joy Logan’s birthday. 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 Marge Miller, recovering following breast cancer surgery Wilma & Wayne Pauli, former members of Dayspring, as Wilma heals from a broken arm Jim Roberts, brother of Suzan Bawolek, hospitalized at Banner Desert Hospital Doris Smith’s Son-in-law, hospitalized after a fall Tracy & Karen Hatton and Family, at the death of Tracy’s grandmother, Irma Fye, in Iowa on Dec. 20 Mary Ellen Woods and Family, at the death Mary Ellen’s Aunt Pauline last week Jim Roberts, brother of Suzan Bawolek, hospitalized with a brain tumor Pat Hergenrader, mother of Karen Hatton, struggling with health problems Tom Hagen, father of Dan Hagen, for peace and healing in his struggle with kidney failure Sandra Deming, 21 year-old roommate of Amanda Considine, recovering from brain surgery to remove 2 tumors 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 Dec. 26, 2010 313
GIFTS Offering received Dec. 26, 2010 $14,563
ANNOUNCEMENTS BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY We invite you to explore the Dayspring family by attending our next NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION. To register for the class, or for more information, contact Carol Coleman at email@example.com or (480) 838-1446. All Church Meeting - Next Sunday, Jan. 9th, we will meet to approve the 2011 Church Budget. Please join us in the Sanctuary following the 2 nd worship service, at 11:30 a.m. 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! Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM): * 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High in Room 111 * 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High in Room 110 * Confirmation Class: Confirmation classes begin this afternoon at 1:30PM (ending at 3:30PM) in Room 111. All youth in seventh grade and higher who wish to be confirmed this year are invited to attend. Registration forms will be available in the classroom. * Cosmic Bowling Lock-In: Our annual Cosmic Bowling Lock-In will be held January 7-8, Friday night beginning at 7:00PM through Saturday morning 9AM. Come join us for a night of wild bowling and fun games. Please bring $20.00 to cover the cost of bowling and snacks. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. The Explorer’s Class finishes its series of “Faces of Faith” today with a video interview of James Lawson, black preacher and civil war activist. Next week, a new series, “The Golden Rule Revisited,” featuring Karen Armstrong’s interview with Bill Moyers, will begin. Sunday morning at 9:00 a.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. 50+ - 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. 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. 2 - Iguana Mack’s SE corner of Knox and Alma School. More Than Enough - Monday Moms and Dads Group will begin a study of this best-selling book by Dave Ramsey on Monday, Jan. 10, from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Join us as we discuss this intriguing topic. Childcare is offered with pre-registration. For more information or to pre-register for childcare, contact Carol Coleman at email@example.com or (480) 838-1446. United Methodist Women - The UMW Greeting Card Circle will meet on Thursday, Jan. 6th, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 112. In addition, All Dayspring Women are invited to the UMW Annual Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, Jan. 15th, at 8:30 a.m. in the Adult Room. Purchase $7 tickets at the table on the patio. Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is January 15, and will include events in the month of February.
Have a Happy and Blessed New Year! from the Staff of Dayspring
OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, JANUARY 2 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 - College Age Group, Meet in Sanctuary 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 3 7:00 PM - Disciple II, Room 112 - BSA Troop 172, Fellowship Hall - BSA Troop 172 Committee, Adult Room - Venture Crew, Room 110 TUESDAY, JANUARY 4 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 7:00 PM - Adult Education Committee, Adult Room WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5 11:00 AM - Stephen Ministry, Library 1:00 PM - UMW Prayer Breakfast Meeting, Library 5:45 PM - Esperanza, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Adult Room - Sprouts, Room 201 - Sunshine Singers, Media Center WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5 (con’t)
6:30 PM - Celebration Singers, Choir Room 7:00 PM - Genesis Choir, Media Center 7:30 PM - Chorale, Choir Room THURSDAY, JANUARY 6 9:30 AM - UMW Greeting Card Circle, Room 112 6:00 PM - Yoga, Room 112 6:30 PM - M.I.S.S., Room 110 FRIDAY, JANUARY 7 6:00 PM - DYM Cosmic Bowling Lock-In, Fellowship Hall 7:00 PM - PFLAG, Room 112, Adult Room SATURDAY, JANUARY 8 8:00 AM - United Methodist Men, Adult Room SUNDAY, JANUARY 9 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 12:00 PM - Young Adults, Room 112 1:30 PM - Confirmation, Room 111 2:00 PM - Connections, Adult Room 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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.dayspring-umc.org
Published on Dec 30, 2010