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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

September 19, 2010

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 September 19, 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 MUSIC FOR GATHERING

Rev. L. Michael Kelley at the Organ

DAYSPRING NOTES THE PRELUDE

Arnold B. Sherman “A Joyful Song” DayStar

THE INTROIT 9:00 - “Come Forth and Glorify His Name” by B. & S. Poorman The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “Let All the World” by R. Baker The Dayspring Chorale


*THE CALL TO WORSHIP Pastor: Call on the name of God and give thanks. People: Make known God’s deeds among the people. Pastor: Sing and tell of God’s wondrous works. People: Let those who seek God rejoice in their hearts. Pastor: Let us worship God. *THE OPENING PRAYER *HYMN OF PRAISE “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”

Hymnal #127

SPECIAL MUSIC “God Is So Good” The Cherub Choir A TIME FOR OUR CHILDREN (As children age 2 through 5th grade leave for Sunday School, please join in singing Hymn #143) “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 - “Draw Us Together” by Pepper Choplin The Celebration Singers 10:30 - “One Faith, One Hope, One Lord” by C. Courtney The Dayspring Chorale Timothy Kester, Trumpet A TIME OF SILENCE (for personal prayer) CHORAL CALL TO PRAYER 9:00 - “Prayer for Peace” by M. L. Lightfoot 10:30 - “Fill My Cup, Lord” by R. Blanchard


THE COMMUNITY AT PRAYER (in unison) THE LORD’S PRAYER

Hymnal #895

THE EPISTLE READING

Romans 14:1-12

THE PRESENTATION OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS THE OFFERTORY 9:00 - “The One and Only God” Arr. by V. T. Courtney Esperanza 10:30 - “Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist” by Dietrich Buxtehude (Now Pray We to the Holy Spirit)

*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 “I Come With Joy ”

Hymnal #617

THE GOSPEL READING

Luke 6:41-45

THE SERMON

Rev. Jane Tews “Before You Say It”


*THE CLOSING HYMN “Help Us Accept Each Other”

Hymnal #560

*THE BENEDICTION *THE BENEDICTION RESPONSE Arr. L. M. Kelley “Help Us Accept Each Other” Help us accept each other as Christ accepted us; teach us as sister, brother, each person to embrace. Be present, Lord, among us, and bring us to believe we are ourselves accepted and meant to love and live. *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 `

“Allegro maestoso” from Sonata II

Felix Mendelssohn 1809-1884

*FELLOWSHIP Please Join Us for Refreshments in Fellowship Hall *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


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 - Gary Law 10:30 - Linda & Bill Beagles Acolytes This Morning: 9:00 - Jonah Simminger 10:30 - Carlan Naisant THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING are given by Dylon Adams, in celebration of the September birthdays of her grandchildren, Jessica and Chad Senum. THE FOOD BASKET ON THE ALTAR THIS MORNING is given by Tom & Jill Moyer in celebration of their 22nd wedding anniversary. 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 Debby Vetter, (480) 706-9420, 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 Jim Roberts, brother of Suzan Bowelek, recently diagnosed with a brain tumor Larry Lambert, healing following an additional surgery on Sept. 15 Warren Gallagher, hospitalized at Banner Good Samaritan Hospital Liz Alden, healing following placement of 2 heart stents Kolton Keith Lowery, newborn son of neighbors of the Pickard-Brown Family, who is in the NICU for breathing difficulty Addison Powell, 22 yr. old friend of Julia Raupp, died from a brain tumor on Sept. 11 Cindy Sacha, undergoing surgery on Monday, Sept. 20 Ben Pompa, healing following surgery on Sept. 16 Suzanne Koivun, prayers for recovery from sprained knee since August Sgt. Dan Masters, son of Ann & Ken Masters, prayers Glenn, son of June Peele, prayers for legal problems Patty Robinson, high school friend of Carole Sante, prayers for recovery following surgery Connie & Chuck Walling, at the death of Connie’s mother on Aug. 31 in Wisconsin Ken Jessen, father of Jacki Taylor, prayers for comfort as he struggles with ALS and his transition to assisted living in Prescott Sally Hadley, elderly neighbor of Lynn Lonergan, recovering from a leg amputation on Sept. 1 June Hill, longtime friend of Frances & Ed Brown, and Carol Darr, recovering from back surgery in Colorado Ongoing Health Concerns Shirley Hughes, Lisa Benton Reed, The Ellis Family, Dave Avanzino, Warren Gallagher, George Butler, Polly Smith, 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. PRESENCE Attendance for Sept. 12, 2010 674 SERVICE

GIFTS Offering received Sept. 12, 2010 $15,231 WITNESS


ANNOUNCEMENTS BE A PART OF THIS MINISTRY We invite you to explore the Dayspring family by attending our NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION class on Sunday, October 3 rd from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Room 112, with a light lunch served. The NEW MEMBER SUNDAY will be held on October 10th. Child Care is provided. To register for the class, contact Carol Coleman at carolc@dayspringumc.org or (480) 838-1446. For Your Safety and to prevent injury, we ask that you be mindful of the courtyard construction area. The Caution Tape has cordoned off the entire courtyard and we ask that you use an alternate route to get to your destination. Thank you! Flu Shots are Coming! - Sunday, Oct. 3, our Flu/Pneumonia Immunization Clinic will take place in Fellowship Hall from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Cost is $30 for the flu shot and $55 for the pneumonia shot. Olan Mills Pictorial Directory - If you attend Dayspring, we want your picture! A sign-up table will be in Fellowship Hall this morning for portraits to be taken 10/18 - 10/23. On-line sign-ups are also available at www.signup.olanmills.com using the church phone number, (480) 8381446 to log-on. Become an Acolyte! - If you are 10 years old or older, we’d love to have you be part of the worship service as an Acolyte! Contact Carol at ckrupinsky@cox.net. Food Drive next Sunday, Sept. 26. You may bring any non-perishable food items. Always welcome: dry milk, rice & beans, cereal, peanut butter, canned meat, canned fruit & vegetables, “helpers”, and canned meals. Thank you! Dayspring Youth Ministry (DYM): ** 10:15 - 11:30 - Sr. High Formation, Room 111 ** 10:15 - 11:30 - Jr. High Formation, Room 110 ** D’Back’s Game: Join us on Friday, September 24 to watch the Arizona Diamondbacks take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. This is Faith and Family Night so the game will be followed by a post-game player Q&A and a live concert featuring Jeremy Camp. We will meet at the green gate at 5:45PM. ** Fall Retreat: Fall Retreat is coming October 3 - 5. This year our theme is “Who Will I Be?” We will enjoy a pizza dinner on Friday evening before leaving for Mingus Mountain Camp and a weekend of fun, exploration, and fellowship, returning Sunday afternoon. For those


involved in other activities Friday evening, we will have one or more cars departing for the camp on Saturday morning. Sign-up forms are available in Jr. and Sr. High rooms. and must be returned by September 18. Explorer’s Class - The Explorer’s Class continues its series on “Amazing Grace,” the story of the abolitionist movement in Britain, this morning. Portions of the film will be shown and discussed. 9:00 a.m. in the Adult Room. Janelle Raupp and Jacob Spencer are leading this class. Contemporary Issues - The Contemporary Issues Class will be studying the book, The First Paul: Reclaiming the Radical Visionary Behind the Church’s Conservative Icon for the next 8 weeks. The discussion will be led by Shannon Buzard. Class meets at 10:30 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. 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”. Sept. 19 - Applebee’s SE corner of Elliot and Auto Plex. United Methodist Men - The first UMM meeting of the fall will be Saturday, Oct. 2nd, at 8:00 a.m. beginning with breakfast in the Adult Room followed by a great program. Please plan to attend and bring a friend or neighbor! Dinner Groups - Dayspring Dinner Groups are a great opportunity to get to know other members! Interested in participating? Stop by the Dinner Group table in Fellowship Hall on Sept. 26th. For further information, or to register, email DayspringDinner@aol.com, or call Nancy Creighton Brown at (480) 821-8696. UMOM Sunday Dinners - We need volunteers to help with UMOM homeless shelter dinners on the following Sundays: Oct. 10, 17 and 24, and November 14 and 21. You would need to be at the center at 3:30 p.m. to help cook and would be done by shortly after six. Please contact Carolyn Reid at csreid1@cox.net or (602) 882-5292 if you have any questions or would like to volunteer. Thanks so much for your help.


Koinonikos Schedule - The next deadline date for the newsletter is October 15, and will include events in the month of November.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU THIS WEEK AT DAYSPRING SUNDAY, SEPT. 19 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room - Sunday Morning Book Study, Library 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 - Communications Team, Room 112 MONDAY, SEPT. 20 10:00 AM - Monday Morning Moms & Dads, Room 111 6:00 PM - Missions Team, Adult Room 7:00 PM - BSA Troop 172, Fellowship Hall TUESDAY, SEPT. 21 8:45 AM - Yoga, 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, Media Center 6:30 PM - DayStar, Choir Room WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 5:30 PM - Wednesday Evening Fellowship Dinner, Fellowship Hall 5:45 PM - Esperanza Choir, Choir Room 6:00 PM - Cherub Choir, Adult Room - Sprouts, Room 201 - Sunshine Singers, Media Center 6:30 PM - Celebration Singers, Choir Room - Wednesday Evening Fellowship Classes 7:00 PM - Genesis Choir, Media Center 7:30 PM - Chorale, Choir Room - Wednesday Evening Fellowship Classes


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 8:30 AM - Stephen Ministry Leaders, Library 6:00 PM - Yoga, Media Center 7:00 PM - Staff Parish Relations Committee, Room 112 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 9:00 AM - Worship - Children’s Sunday School - Explorer’s Class, Adult Room - Sunday Morning Book Study, Library 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 7:00 PM - Musikabend, Sanctuary

“No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.” Unknown


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 Machel Considine, 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 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


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