TODAY’S VOLUNTEERS: Altar Steward: Pam Thesing
Serving From the Heart Do You Love to Sing? 5th
Calling all Musical Graders Middle Schoolers & High Schoolers! Scott Brunson is planning to have some special music performed by 5th and 6th graders, as well as a special youth ensemble over the coming months. If you are interested in participating, we want to know! For more information contact Scott Brunson at 881-5732 or email@example.com.
Sound System Operators: 8:15 10:30
Children’s Church: Leader: Courtney Schwengel Helpers: Steve & Beverly Cowart
Lay Readers: 8:15 10:30 Ushers:
Since the Wednesday evening Gathering has come to a close for the summer, Angel Food ordering schedule will be as follows:
June 3 & 10 ► 10:00-12:00 noon in the church office June 6 & 13 ► During church services (Order forms are located at the Welcome Desk and can be placed in the offering plate along with cash or check (payable to Hibben UMC) and dropped in the offering plate. Be sure to note “Angel Food” on the check) Online at www.angelfoodministries.com
Orders will be ready for pickup in the CLLC Saturday, June 26th 10:30am-12:00.
Linda Jones Krista Dempsey 8:15 Worship Eric Shuler Mike Simms
Angel Food Ministries Schedule • •
Scott Butler Marty Watson
10:30 Worship Bob Barton Tom Garbett Jimmy Hinson Kathy Huey Brad Kilpatrick Craig Rhyne, Sr. Acolytes: 8:15
Hibben United Methodist Church
Monday, May 31
Memorial Day Church Office Closed Tuesday, June 1 6:30 pm 7:00 pm Wednesday, June 2 4:30 pm 6:30 pm 7:30 pm
690 Coleman Boulevard Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464
Evangelism Boy Scouts
Telephone: (843) 884-9761 Fax: (843) 884-2091 Pre-School: (843) 216-8438
Backpack Buddies Companion Study Chancel Choir
The Reverend Dr. James C. Hunter The Reverend Kathryn O. Hunter
Thursday, June 3
No Scheduled Activities Friday, June 4
No Scheduled Activities Saturday, June 5 8:00 pm Alcoholics Anonymous
Welcome to Hibben!
We are here this morning to worship God. Through our songs, words of praise, prayers and scripture reading, we give honor and glory to God. Wondrous things happen as we worship. Lives are changed. The presence of God brings hope, comfort, healing and joy. Let us worship in gladness. Jesus, the Lord of Life is with us.
Parks Hunter Mercer Hunter
Crucifer: 8:15 10:30
Melissa Fairey Emily Nyers
THIS WEEK’S OPPORTUNITIES: Sunday, May 30 8:15 am Early Worship 9:15 am Sunday School 10:30 am Morning Worship
Joanne Albro Nancy Blocker Joan Barton Charles & Alexa Ackerman
This is your last day to order a magnetic nametag. Simply fill out the form below, attach your check made payable to Hibben UMC and note “NAMETAGS” on the memo line. As a church family, we should all know each other’s name. Place your order today!
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------(Tear and place in offering plate) Please place my order for _____ magnetic nametags My check in the amount of $_______ is attached Please print name clearly ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________
Debi Hand Bus Driver: Bryant Davis
Attendance Your Ministry Team Rev. Dr. James C. Hunter Pastor Rev. Kathryn O. Hunter Pastor Courtney Schwengel Dir. Christian Edu. Elizabeth Skogman Youth Director Jennifer Roberts Volunteer Ministries Candace Dellinger Business Mgr. Cheryl Cummings Executive Assistant Nancie Willett PreSchool Co-Dir. Robin Robertson PreSchool Co-Dir. H. Scott Brunson Director of Music Pam Brunson Organist Norma Taylor Pianist Frankie Lewis Sexton Joyce Baldwin Nursery Coordinator Rev. Dr. Cecil Pottieger Retired Clergy Rev. David Lupo Clergy
May 23, 2010 Sunday School 8:15 Service 10:30 Service
186 91 286
Stewardship Oprtg. Bdgt. Rec’d April ’10 Oprtg. Bdgt. Rec’d April ’09 Oprtg. Bdgt. Rec’d YTD Oprtg. Bdgt. Rec’d thru April ’09 Special Offerings Rec’d Apr. ’10 Special Offering Rec’d YTD
56,650.98 54,993.44 247,132.09 245,678.21 2,815.00 22,549.40
Multiplying Ministry Rec’d Last Week Total Rec’d to Date Current Loan Balance
3,227.00 12,602.00 1,209,216.75
“I was glad when they said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the Lord.’” Psalm 122:1
E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit our web site at: http://www.hibbenumc.org
May 30, 2010
8:15 & 10:30 AM
This Week’s News
HIBBEN AT WORSHIP
Leader: The word of God for the people of God. People: Thanks be to God.
SERMON We Believe
Rev. Kathryn Hunter
PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.
Please note our church announcements, congregational and responsive readings on the screen and in your bulletin. ________________________________________________________
GATHERING AND WELCOME CALL TO WORSHIP Leader: Let us worship the Eternal God, the Source of Love and Life, who creates us. People: Let us worship Jesus Christ, the Risen One, who lives among us. Leader: Let us worship the Spirit, the Holy Fire, who renews us. All: To the one true God be praise in all times and places, through the grace of Jesus Christ!
OFFERING All things come from you, O God, and with praise and thanksgiving we return to you what is yours. OFFERTORY Nearer, My God, to Thee
TIME OF CENTERING Draw Us In the Spirit’s Tether The congregation observes a time of meditation, trusting God with concerns and distractions, being thankful and mindful of God’s presence. OPENING PRAYER Unison Holy Trinity, we pray to you: Creator, that we may give forth new life. Christ, that we may be rooted deeply in your life. Spirit, that we may soar beyond our possibilities. Keep us in your loving embrace. Amen.
I Know Whom I Have Believed *BENEDICTION
Rev. Kathryn Hunter
All Are Invited
*GOSPEL READING John 16:12-15
Hymn to The Trinity
No. 743 Wood
CHILDREN’S MOMENT (10:30) Rev. Jim Hunter Following the Children’s Moment, those age 4 – 8 years are invited to gather in the chapel for Children’s Church under the direction of adult volunteers. Children will be reunited with their parents during the Hymn of Sending. *HYMN OF THE DAY Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
Our Hibben co-ed softball team takes to the plate for its first game of the season, Tuesday, June 8th at 6:30pm, The Jones Center, 391 Egypt Road. Come on out and cheer them on!
are only weeks away from their departure. The excitement is building as Hibben prepares to send them on their mission. There is a need for 15 rolling duffle bags to transport the supplies our missionaries will be using during their stay. If you would be willing to donate a bag(s), understanding the bags most likely will not be returned, please contact Pam Thesing at 343-8444 or email@example.com
All Hibben members and visitors are invited to a reception honoring Cheryl Cummings and her 20 years of service to Hibben Church
Leader: The Gospel of our Lord. People: Praise to you, O Christ. *PSALTER
Sports and Leisure Ministries announces a church-wide softball game June 6th at 3:00pm. The game takes place at the Mt. Pleasant Recreation Department Jones Center off Egypt Road. Come out and play softball or cheer them on as they play. Activities will be available for children and an ice cream truck will be coming by for us to enjoy! See Ya’ There!
Our Belize Missionaries . . .
*If able, please stand
*SONG OF ILLUMINATION Spirit of the Living God
*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH The Nicene Creed
Sports & Leisure Ministries Kickoff
I Sing the Mighty Power of God No. 64
Today’s altar flowers are dedicated to the glory of God and to all those servicemen and servicewomen who, for more than two centuries, have given their lives in securing Americans’ liberties, which so many of us overlook.
*HYMN OF SENDING
*OPENING HYMN Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty
Sunday, June 6th Following the 10:30 worship service In the Hibben CLLC
Summer Sunday School Kick-Off It’s a Party! Children’s Sunday School will be having a Summer Sunday School Kick-Off Party on June 6, at 9:15am in the CLLC. All children and PARENTS are invited to this fun event. Also, if you are interested in helping with Children’s Summer Sunday School, please see Courtney Schwengel (DCE).
Vacation Bible School High Seas Expedition
Exploring the Mighty Love of God! Sunday, June 27 Beginning at 3pm Ending with a family dinner at 5:30pm
June 28-30 9:30am-12noon On-line registration available at www.hibbenumc.org Click on the High Seas Graphic to register your child or volunteer Registration forms also available in church office
VBS Volunteers Needed Please contact Hibben’s Director of Christian Education, Courtney Schwengel, for more information. We are in need of station leaders, crew leaders, registration helpers, greeters, snack preparers, and individuals to decorate the rooms. For more information on volunteer positions, go to the VBS link on our Hibben Website.
“For the Least of These” Great Day of Service As a congregation, Hibben would like to say “Thank You” to our Troops who make our freedom possible. Beginning today, items will be collected to assemble care packages for our brave men and women. These items will be taken to the site of the 2010 SC Annual Conference June 11th as part of its Day of Service project. A bin will be located in the Narthex for all donations. What an excellent way to involve our congregation as we connect with other United Methodist Churches to make a difference in the lives of those who need our love and support.
Suggested Items: Snack Food Single serve canned foods Single serve microwavable foods Snacks/Candy (not melty) small sizes (no glass jars) Slim Jims, jerky, pre-cooked vacuum-packed meats (no pork) Coffee, Tea & flavored drink mixes Powdered creamer & sugar small packages Toiletries Travel size hygiene products Brushes/combs Bug repellent wipes Mouth freshener strips Eyeglass cleaner wipes Eye drops Sunscreen Chapstick lip balm Entertainment Books CD’s DVD’s International phone cards All-occasion cards Hand-held games Small toys (for soldiers to hand out)
Published on May 27, 2010