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
May. 2, 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 May 2, 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 CELEBRATE Confirmation Sunday MUSIC FOR GATHERING
L. Michael Kelley
DAYSPRING NOTES PRELUDE “Vater unser im Himmelreich” (The Lord’s Prayer)
Gerald Near b. 1942
INTROIT 9:00 - “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” by Mary McDonald The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “Sing Praise” by M. Todd The Dayspring Chorale
*THE CALL TO WORSHIP Leader: It is the Lord, our God, who has saved us and lifted us up! People: Let us remember our baptism; let us remember our Lord. Leader: In God’s great mercy, God has appointed a Savior to go through a baptism of great suffering and death in our stead. People: Let us remember our baptism; let us remember our Lord. Leader: Come, let us worship the Lord, our God, and give God praise for our salvation! *OPENING PRAYER (in unison) God of life, we praise you for the faith and love of these young disciples. With your blessing they have grown strong and true. Today they accept for themselves the grace you offered them at their baptism. Today they make a lifelong commitment to serve and honor you. Strengthen them to fulfill the vows they make this day in all their future decisions. Help them discover their true calling through the gifts you have given them. Show them the wonders of your Spirit at work, so that their faith will become richer and deeper. Keep them ever in your care. Amen. *HYMN OF CELEBRATION “ Love Divine, All Loves Excelling“
INVITATION CONFESSION AND PARDON (in unison) Merciful God, we confess that we have not loved you with our whole heart. We have failed to be an obedient church. We have not done your will, we have broken your law, we have rebelled against your love, we have not loved our neighbors, and we have not heard the cry of the needy.
Forgive us, we pray. Free us for joyful obedience, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Pastor: Hear the good news. Christ died for us while we were yet sinners; that proves God’s love toward us. In the name of Jesus Christ, you are forgiven! People: In the name of Jesus Christ, you are forgiven! All: Thanks be to God. Amen. THE LORD’S PRAYER
PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS OFFERTORY 9:00 - “An Invitation to Praise” by Stan Pethel The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “He Watching Over Israel” from Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn The Dayspring Chorale *THE DOXOLOGY 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 “Wash, O God, Our Sons and Daughters” THE SCRIPTURE READING MEDITATION
John 13:31-35 Rev. George Smoot
THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2010 CONFIRMATION CLASS Pastor: Brothers and sisters in Christ: Through the Sacrament of Baptism we are initiated into Christ's holy Church. We are incorporated into God's mighty acts of salvation and given new birth through water and the Spirit. All this is God's gift, offered to us without price. Through confirmation, we renew the covenant declared at our baptism, acknowledge what God is doing for us, and affirm our commitment to Christ's holy Church. (Confirmands come forward as presented) Today, we present these young people to be confirmed: 9:00 a.m. Sidney Lane Bussler • Tyler Louis Day • Christopher Joe Dilli Samuel Edward Juetten • Christina Nicole Winkler Jesse Howard Winkler • Holly Ann Wozniak 10:30 a.m. Shane Geary Carr • Logan Ryan Eisenbeiser Bailey Elizabeth Erwin • Grant William Groseth • Eric Joseph Jelen Kathryn Christine Krupinsky • Angela Rae MacIsaac Max Dorvil Pickard-Brown • Kayleigh Joan Porritt Arielle Marie Rosenblum • Ross Elliot Wheeless Paul William Wilson • Peter George Wilson • Kelly Rose Wood RENUNCIATION OF SIN AND PROFESSION OF FAITH To the confirmands: Pastor: On behalf of the whole Church, I ask you: Do you renounce the spiritual forces of wickedness, reject the evil powers of this world, and repent of your sin? Do you accept the freedom and power God gives you to resist evil, injustice, and oppression in whatever forms they present themselves? Do you confess Jesus Christ as your Savior, put your whole trust in his grace, and promise to serve him as your Lord, in union with the Church which Christ has opened to people of all ages, nations, and races? According to the grace given to you, will you remain faithful members of Christ's holy Church
and serve as Christ's representatives in the world? To the congregation: Pastor: Do you, as Christ's body, the Church, reaffirm both your rejection of sin and your commitment to Christ? People: We do. Pastor: Will you nurture one another in the Christian faith and life and include these persons now before you in your care? People: With God's help we will proclaim the good news and live according to the example of Christ. We will surround these persons with a community of love and forgiveness, that they may grow in their trust of God, and be found faithful in their service to others. We will pray for them, that they may be true disciples who walk in the way that leads to life. To the congregation and confirmands: Pastor: Let us join together in professing the Christian faith as contained in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments. Do you believe in God the Father? We believe in God, the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth. Do you believe in Jesus Christ? We believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. On the third day he rose again; He ascended into heaven, is seated at the right hand of the Father, and will come again to judge the living and the dead. Do you believe in the Holy Spirit? We believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. BAPTISMS As confirmands prepare to be baptized or confirmed, all are joined by parents and mentors. Pastor: (Name), I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The Holy Spirit work within you, that being born through water and the Spirit, you may be a faithful disciple of Jesus Christ. Amen. CONFIRMATION OF FAITH Pastor: Remember your baptism and be thankful. Amen. Water is used symbolically as those being confirmed reaffirm their baptismal vows. (Name), the Holy Spirit work within you, that having been born through water and the Spirit, you may live as a faithful disciple of Jesus Christ. Amen. RECEPTION INTO THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH To the confirmands: Pastor:
As members of Christâ€™s universal Church, will you be loyal to The United Methodist Church, and do all in your power to strengthen its ministries?
RECEPTION INTO DAYSPRING To the confirmands: Pastor:
As members of Dayspring, will you faithfully participate in its ministries by your prayers, your presence, your gifts, your service, and your witness?
THE COMMENDATION AND WELCOME To the congregation: Pastor: Members of the household of God, I commend these persons to your love and care. Do all in your power to increase their faith, confirm their hope, and perfect them in love.
We give thanks for all that God has already given you and we welcome you in Christian love. As members together with you in the body of Christ and in this congregation of The United Methodist Church, we renew our covenant faithfully to participate in the ministries of the Church by our prayers, our presence, our gifts, our service, and our witness, that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ.
The God of all grace, who has called us to eternal glory in Christ, establish you and strengthen you by the power of the Holy Spirit, that you may live in grace and peace.
SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION The Great Thanksgiving The Prayer of Consecration The Sharing of the Elements The Prayer After Receiving
Hymnal p. 13
The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be served first to those confirmed and then the confirmands will serve the whole congregation. Please follow the directions of the ushers as you move toward the servers of your section. *THE CLOSING HYMN
FWS #2130 "The Summons"
*THE BENEDICTION *BENEDICTION RESPONSE Nicholson / Arr. Kelley “Lift High the Cross” Lift high the cross, the love of Christ proclaim till all the world adore his sacred name. *POSTLUDE
David Cherwin “Lobe den Herren” (Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty)
* Those in the Congregation who are able shall stand The Liturgist this Morning: Rev. Jane Tews Organist this Morning: Rev. L. Michael Kelley Pianist this Morning: Mary Sievert
Communion servers today are our 2010 Confirmation Class: 9:00 a.m. Sidney Lane Bussler • Tyler Louis Day • Christopher Joe Dilli Samuel Edward Juetten • Christina Nicole Winkler Jesse Howard Winkler • Holly Ann Wozniak 10:30 a.m. Shane Geary Carr • Logan Ryan Eisenbeiser Bailey Elizabeth Erwin • Grant William Groseth • Eric Joseph Jelen Kathryn Christine Krupinsky • Angela Rae MacIsaac Max Dorvil Pickard-Brown • Kayleigh Joan Porritt Arielle Marie Rosenblum • Ross Elliot Wheeless Paul William Wilson • Peter George Wilson • Kelly Rose Wood
“It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.” John Steinbeck
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 - Mary Lou Collier 10:30 - Skip Hughes Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Lucia Butler 10:30 - Carlan Naisant THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Carrie & Whit White, in celebration of Audrey’s 10th birthday. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by The Krupinsky Family in loving memory of Grandma and Grandpa Lu. 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 Ruth McMillan and Family, at the death of her husband, Russ, on April 23 in Phoenix The Family of Sue Walker, at the death of Sue on April 25 in Phoenix. Services will be held here at Dayspring on May 15 at 10:00 a.m. The Donaghey Family, at the death of Machel Considineâ€™s uncle, Farrell Donaghey in Oklahoma Barb Servino, sister of Lynn & Mary Ellen Woods, under hospice care William H. Simpson, recovering from injuries received in an accident Hazel Hamilton, struggling with serious heart issues Lisa Martinez, undergoing financial hardship Skip Hughes, on his upcoming radiation treatment for an eye cancer Marjorie Piper, healing at home following a fall Evelyn Kaufman, friend of Chris Nagasawa, healing following surgery on April 29 for lung cancer Sharon & Bill Jacobson, as Sharon has been diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing treatment Ginny Blossom, healing following hip replacement surgery on April 8 Baby Savannah, 5 month-old friend of Sara Williams, healing following brain surgery on April 26 Hal Mack, husband of Barb Appenzeller, who has been diagnosed with facial cancer Fern Roberts, healing following surgery Matthew Ellis, healing at home following hospitalization Mario Ulivarri, friend of Amanda Considine, hospitalized following a car accident in New Mexico Ongoing Health Concerns: Chris Hauser, Marc Homan, Teresa Webb, Marge Sydell, Kristen Stegeman, Maggie Siegel, Susan Chesnut, Janie Anderson, 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 25, 2010 691 SERVICE
GIFTS Offering received April 25, 2010 $15, 520 WITNESS
ANNOUNCEMENTS BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY We invite you to explore the Dayspring family by attending our NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION class. For more information, please contact Carol Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 838-1446. Remember! Foundation Scholarships are available. Pick up applications for the Foundation Scholarship and the Pass It On Scholarship in the church office or on the Dayspring website at www.dayspring-umc.org/foundation. Due date for all scholarships is May 16, 2010. Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM): ** 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High in Room 111 ** 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High in Room 110 ** Confirmation Banquet: A banquet to celebrate our confirmation youth’s journey and commitment to the church will be held today for confirmands, mentors, and all family members at 11:45AM in the Fellowship Hall. College Age Ministry will meet for lunch this morning, May 2, immediately following the 10:30 worship service. For information, please contact Pastor Michael in the church office, (480) 838-1446. The Explorer’s Class concludes its study of “The Origins of the New Testament” this morning. Come next Sunday to help formulate plans for next fall and enjoy some special snacks. 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”. May 2 - Golden Gate - NE corner of Baseline and Price (101 Freeway) The United Methodist Women Greeting Card Circle will meet on Thursday, May 6th, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 112. This circle makes recycled greeting cards using flowers, quilt pieces, and painting, artistically creating beautiful cards for sale to support UMW missions. Cards are available from circle members. At this time, no donations of used cards are needed. UMOM Homeless Shelter Sunday Dinner volunteers needed! We need your help with the Sunday dinners on May 9 & 16, June 13, July 11 & 18, Aug. 8, 15 and 22. We would need your assistance in cooking and
then serving at the center from 3:30 p.m. to approx. 6:30 p.m. Please contact Carolyn Reid at (602) 882-5292 or email@example.com to sign up. Thanks so much for your help!
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to our New Patio! Come out to the Patio Fundraising table on the church patio after both services today and see the progress we are making toward raising $150k to fund the renovations. Or, better yet, come and BE a part of the progress! The Patio Team is available to answer your questions on the new patio renovations and the fundraising campaign TODAY and every Sunday in May. Habitat for Humanity - Join us for our 2010 build in Glendale on May 8. Work should include roofing and drywall, no experience is necessary. We will meet here at Dayspring 6:00 a.m. and carpool up to the home. Please stop by our table on the patio to sign up or ask questions. Diamondbacks Baseball - The Dayspring family is invited to watch the D’backs play the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, June 8, at 6:40 p.m. We have reserved a block of tickets in Section 311 at the half-price group rate of $8/ticket. Sign-up on the patio on May 9 th or 16th. For more information, contact Carol Coleman at (480) 838-1446 or firstname.lastname@example.org Dayspring T-Shirts - We will be taking orders for Dayspring T-Shirts on the patio on May 9th and 16th. The Gildan 100% cotton shirts are being sold at cost for only $7.50. For more information contact Carol Coleman at email@example.com or (480) 838-1446. “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. 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 Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is May 15 and will include events in the month of June.
OPPORTUN IT IES FOR YOU TH IS WEEK AT DAYSPR ING SUNDAY, MAY 2 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 11:30 AM - Confirmation Banquet, Fellowship Hall 4:00 PM - Alcoholics Anonymous, Adult Room - Alateen, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Adult Room - Alateen, Room 110 MONDAY, MAY 3 10:00 AM - Monday Morning Moms & Dads, Room 111 6:45 PM - BSA Troop 172, Media Center 7:00 PM - Disciple Bible Study 4, Room 203 - Cal-Baptist Male Chorale Concert, Sanctuary TUESDAY, MAY 4 8:45 AM - Yoga Class, Media Center 12:00 PM - Brown Bag Lunch, Room 112 4:00 PM - “Teatime Yoga”, Room 112 6:00 PM - Yoga Class, Media Center 7:00 PM - Adult Education Council, Adult Room - Spiritual Formation, Library WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 5:45 PM - Esperanza Choir, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Sanctuary - Sunshine Singers, Sanctuary 6:30 PM - Caregiver’s Support Group, Library - Celebration Singers, Choir Room 7:00 PM - Genesis Choir, Sanctuary 7:30 PM - Dayspring Chorale, Choir Room
THURSDAY, MAY 6 8:30 AM - Stephen Ministry Leaders, Library 9:30 AM - UMW Greeting Card Circle, Room 112 6:00 PM - Yoga Class, Media Center 6:30 PM - M.I.S.S., Room 110 7:00 PM - SSP Training, Room 111 - Staff Parish Relations Committee, Adult Room FRIDAY, MAY 7 7:00 PM - PFLAG, Adult Room, Room 112 SATURDAY, MAY 8 9:30 AM - Ribbons of Support, Library 6:30 PM - UMM Western Family Cookout, Patio SUNDAY, MAY 9 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 4:00 PM - Alateen, Room 110 5:10 PM - Al-Anon, Adult Room - 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 Carpenter, 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