We are so glad to welcome you to worship this morning!
CLASSIC WORSHIP: Sundays at 8:45 & 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. NEWDAY PRAISE WORSHIP: Sundays at 8:45 & 10:00 a.m. in the Worship Annex. YOUTH WORSHIP: Sundays at 10:00 a.m. in room 200. PREACHING CHAPEL: Sundays at 11:15 a.m. in the Sanctuary.
Thank you for spending time at Plainfield United Methodist Church today! We hope that you enjoy worship and are able to experience God’s presence in this place. Please stop by the Welcome Center in the South lobby to talk with a PUMC member, learn more about PUMC, and receive a free gift.
COFFEE & REFRESHMENTS
In the North lobby, you’ll find great coffee, refreshments and a place to chat and meet people. Please make yourself at home.
PARENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN
The children’s programs of PUMC are well supervised and offer warm, caring, and fun atmospheres. INFANT AND TODDLERS: Care is provided in room 15 from 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. every Sunday. THREE – PRE-K AGED CHILDREN: Sunday school is at 10:00 a.m. in room 20. CHILDREN GRADES K-5: “Bible Explorers” begins at 10:00 in the south hallway. Classrooms are marked. Children may begin arriving 9:45 a.m. in room 107, the Gathering Place, for worship and music before class. During all worship services in the sanctuary, activity bags for children are available from the ushers.
STUDENT MINISTRY PROGRAMS
Middle and High School students will find a worship experience led by Youth Pastor Bob Preusch and the student worship team at 10:00 a.m. every Sunday upstairs in room 200.
SPIRITUAL SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGEMENT
Stephen Ministers are church members trained to be confidential, listening, prayerful encouragers to anyone needing extra support for life’s challenges. Please contact a Stephen Minister by phoning the church office.
WEEKDAY CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
PUMC offers weekday children’s programs for ages 12 months—age 5. All day care also available from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please email Director Sigrid Schuld at sschuld@ pumc.org.
BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
For children in Grades K-5 from 6:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. For more information, email Director Carissa Wooden at email@example.com.
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ADULT SMALL GROUP LIFE
Learn more about the many adult small groups at PUMC by picking up a brochure from the information rack in the south lobby.
MAY 20, 2018 CLASSIC WORSHIP | 8:45 & 10:00 A.M. PREACHING CHAPEL | 11:15 A.M.
ONCE, NOW, AND ALWAYS ACTS 2:1-21, 43-47 REV. ELIZABETH GILBERT
What was the most exciting, most ‘electric,’ most emotional experience you’ve ever had? Maybe you were a teen at your first rock concert and you were moved to tears. Maybe it was when you arrived at a long-dreamed about vacation destination like Disney World or the Grand Canyon and you were so full of anticipation that you couldn’t sit still. Maybe it was your wedding day and all the love and the hope you had for the future bubbled over to make for an unforgettable day. On that day of Pentecost that we read about in the book Acts, chapter 2, we find that something so exciting, so hopeful, so out of the ordinary was happening that people were having truly fantastic experiences… the air was electric, it sounded like the “rush of a violent wind” and filled the entire house! “Tongues, as of fire” appeared among them. Their language was even changed! “All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit” and the church was born! For all the church has been through the centuries, and for all it is to us today, it is first and primarily a movement of God through the power of the Holy Spirit. That power is still present in the church today and still seeks to excite us and fill us. Today on Pentecost Sunday we celebrate the Birthday of the Church! Happy Birthday, Church! May you always be Spirit-filled and excited about God’s work in and through you!
CLASSIC WORSHIP NOTES HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CHURCH!!!!! This glorious day commemorates the day when the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles. Afterwards, thousands of people were converted and praised the Lord in every language. Today, the prelude presented by Brandon Rodarmel, the music played by the Joyful Praise and Chancel Bell Choirs, the anthem sung by the Chancel Choir, and the hymns sung by everyone all praise the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Today is the last day of the 2017-2018 season for the bell choirs and adult choir. This past year has been busy with guest organists, singers and instrumentalists, a spectacular Christmas Eve service, and an outstanding performance of Jesus Christ Superstar. We welcomed Lynn Blosser as the new bell choir director and Jacob Tipantasig-Wolverton as NewDay Praise Worship Leader and as the incoming Director of Music. We bade farewell to Michael Norton, Oma Buckner, and Michael Pettry, with gratitude for their service to God, the church, and this congregation. We also close this season’s Worship Notes. Thank you to Jaime Carini, Michael Pettry, Sue Schultz, and Zoe Wiltrout for their hard work to further enhance our worship through this weekly guide. In anticipation of the 2018-2019 season, the bells will be repaired and refurbished after many years of ringing. Jaime Carini will return as the Organ Scholar after spending the summer at her home in Oklahoma. We hope that you will consider sharing your music talents in the coming months, as well. The Holy Spirit descends upon us in many ways. We hope that you have felt the Holy Spirit close to you through the music ministry here at PUMC.
A TIME TO WORSHIP
Georgia on My Mind Hoagy Carmichael Candle in the Wind Elton John Brandon Rodarmel, piano
* WELCOME & GREETING * HYMN OF PRAISE 61 Come, Thou Almighty King
8:45 a.m. - vs. 1 & 3 10:00 a.m. - all 4 vs.
* CALL TO WORSHIP
Leader: Why have we gathered? People: We have gathered to give witness to the presence of God’s Spirit in our time. Leader: This Spirit has moved Christ’s disciples throughout the centuries to proclaim Christ with a burning desire. People: Christ’s disciples were people set on fire by the coming of God’s Spirit. Leader: We pray for that same Spirit to move among us. People: May it rekindle our faith and action with the flame of Pentecost. All: Come, Holy Spirit, come!
The Spirit in Our Midst
Sandra Eithun Norm Geible, narrator Chancel Bells
SCRIPTURE Red Pew Bible 885 Acts 2:1-21, 43-47 MESSAGE
Once, Now, and Always HYMN OF RESPONSE 2223 Worthy to Be Praised!
Rev. Elizabeth Gilbert Byron J. Smith Chancel Choir
TIME FOR PRAYER PASTORAL PRAYER THE LORD’S PRAYER 895
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.
Because God gives, we give. Thank you for your generosity.
“I Will Sing of the Mercies” from the hymn tune Fillmore
PRAYER OF DEDICATION * HYMN OF PROCLAMATION 539
Bill Ingram Joyful Praise Bells
O Spirit of the Living God
* DISMISSAL & BLESSING * POSTLUDE All Creatures of Our God and King
(*) asterisk indicates time for persons, who are able, to stand.
Daughter of Kathryn & Christopher Duffer. Jennifer Bigelow was Lindsay’s mentor. Lindsay was involved with the homeless ministry over the last year. “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” - Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)
Son of Laura Barber and Marcus Dunn. Stepson of Jeff Barber. Bob Preusch was Alex’s mentor. Alex was involved with the homeless ministry over the last year. He also has served with Christmas tree sales and as a carhop during the Fish Fry. “Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” - James 4:7 (NIV)
Son of Laura Barber and Marcus Dunn. Stepson of Jeff Barber. Bob Preusch was Trevor’s mentor. Trevor was involved with the homeless ministry over the last year. He also has served with Christmas tree sales and as a carhop during the Fish Fry. “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 (NIV)
Morgan Marie Evans
Daughter of Leely and Joseph Evans. Laura Barber was Morgan’s mentor. Morgan was involved with the homeless ministry, food drive, Stoutfield School food pantry, Angel Tree, CROPWalk, helped with Vacation Bible School and taught Sunday School over the last year. She also attended Camp Adventure and participated in Youth Work Days. “But when someone stronger attacks and overpowers him, he takes away the armor in which the man trusted and divides up his plunder.” - Luke 11:22 (NIV)
Gabriel Michael Hansen
Son of Tim and Inessa Hansen. Don Meyer was Gabriel’s mentor. Gabriel was involved with Angel Tree over the last year. He served as an usher. “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” - Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)
Daughter of Linda and Michael Langford. Sarah Hancock was Katherine’s mentor... “He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” - Micah 3:8 (NIV)
Jaelynne Michele White
Daughter of Vickie White and Beth Bradford. Darian Eggers was Jaelynne’s mentor. Jaelynne was involved with the homeless ministry over the last year. She has also served with the Youth Group and with Youth Worship. “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” - Ephesians 2:10 (NIV)
Son of Heather and Rob Wilson. Kelly Denman was Jackson’s mentor. Jackson was involved with baking cookies and wrapping gifts for Sheltering Wings and selling Christmas Trees. “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” - Matthew 6:33 (NIV)
Son of Wanda & Michael Zick. Tim Hansen was Cameron’s mentor. Cameron was involved with homeless ministry and the Stoutfield School food pantry over the last year. He is also active as an acolyte, communion server, with Youth Worship & work days, and as a carhop during Fish Fry . “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” - John 3:16 (NIV)
Transforming a loved and well-used building into an effective and attractive tool for ministry and mission tomorrow and into the future.
Transforming for Tomorrow is an initiative of PUMC that will update, renovate, and prepare its building for effective and meaningful ministry tomorrow and beyond. Through this five-year project we will improve the building and property at 600 Simmons Street, Plainfield, to the point where we can provide everyone, especially newcomers, the full experience of the grace and love of God that we talk about — so that all of a person’s experience from ease of parking; wayfinding signs; a pleasant, current appearance; security for children; up-to-date restrooms; and more; matches our words of grace and welcome. Find project details and plans, as well as photos, helpful documents, FAQ’s, and leadership contact information at transforming4tomorrow.org.
YOUTH CONFIRMATION, SUNDAY, MAY 20, 10:00 A.M. Today, May 20, in the Worship Annex, PUMC middle school youth will be confirmed in their faith, marking the end of a year-long process of study, prayer, and discernment and the beginning of their adult life of faith. Family, friends, and PUMC members are invited to participate in this very special worship experience in NewDay Praise Worship.
ENCORE TRAVELS TO ZOO
If you are 60 or older, you are invited to go with the Encore Senior Ministry group and visit the Indianapolis Zoo. We plan to leave PUMC on Monday, June 11, at 12:30 p.m. This should allow us enough time to arrive at the zoo for the dolphin show which is sure to please everyone! After the show, we will have time to browse thru the zoo before heading to find a place to eat. If you have a suggestion for where we will eat afterwards, please make it known at the time you sign up. Sign-ups will be May 20, 27 and June 3. Cost will be $15 to be paid at the Encore Desk in PUMC HOSTING FAMILY the main lobby when you sign up to attend. If you have questions, please contact Sue PROMISE MAY 20-27 Hylton at 317.839.2946 or shylton@indy. Family Promise families will be hosted by rr.com. PUMC, in cooperation with the local Quaker Meeting, May 20-27. Visit the display in HERITAGE SUNDAY AT the Main Lobby today to sign up to assist with supplies, meals, visiting with guests, PUMC staying overnight, etc. Thank you for your On the United Methodist Church calendar participation. today is Heritage Sunday, a day set aside for remembering our legacy as United Methodists. As Methodists we trace our denominational heritage back to John Wesley who in the 1720’s established the first Holy Club of ‘methodists.’ PUMC’s own history had its start in 1836. Fifty years ago, the United Methodist denomination was born when the Methodists joined with the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
Visit the display in the Main Lobby (prepared by PUMC historians Judy Heffelman and Peggy McNary) to learn more about our history and legacy as United Methodists and celebrate God’s faithfulness through the years!
what s next ?
Sunday, May 27 Classic Worship Open It: Recall the last time you experienced something so good that you could not wait to tell someone. Whom did you tell first? Explore It: How did you share your good news – in person, a phone call, or some other way? Get It: Has Jesus blessed or transformed your life in a significant way? Apply It: With whom could you share the difference Jesus has made in your life?
TODAY @ PUMC • • •
Heritage Sunday, Main Lobby Family Promise, Main Lobby Pentecost Celebration, East Parking Lot, 9:35 a.m.
CALENDAR | MAY 20 - 26 SUNDAY
Worship Pentecost Celebration Transforming for Tomorrow Steering Committee Swincher Piano Recital
Homeless Ministry Food Prep 12:00 p • K Homeless Ministry Food Delivery 5:00 p • K Adult Small Group with Dave & Kay Korty 6:15 p • W Bell Choir Year-End Celebration Dinner 6:30 p • CH Staff Parish Relations Committee Note Date change 7:00 p • K Threshold Singers of Hendricks County 7:00 p • M Tuesday Morning Prayer Group Church Historians Meeting Missions Committee Meeting Stephen Ministry - Peer Supervision
Summer is almost here! And if you’re making plans for lots of fun in the sun, and maybe even a vacation away from home, also take a few minutes to check-off the items on this list so you don’t miss out on anything going on at PUMC while you are gone!
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Have a safe and fun vacation – and send pics!
12:00 a • CH 2:00 p • S
PRE-VACATION TO DO LIST
See page 2 9:35 a • EP
Knit For Kids Mission Project More Than Conquerors
8:30 a • K 1:30 p • K 7:00 p • K 7:00 p • 213 1:30 p • K 3:00 p • 200
Bible Study with Pastor Ron Mercer Book Boosters (Book Group) United Methodist Women NewDay Praise Team Rehearsal
Friday Morning Bible Study LSL Preparation
Mission Sewing Group Last Saturday Lunch
9:00 a • K 1:30 p • L 6:00 p • A 9:45 a • K 10:00 a • Ki 9:00 a • K 11:30 a • CH
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pumc.link/getapp Calendar Legend: A=Worship Annex, B=Bell Room, CH=Clayton Hall, EP=East Parking Lot, K=Koinonia Room, Ki=Kitchen, L=Library, M=Choir Room, O=Offsite, S=Sanctuary, V=Various Classrooms, W=Wesley Room, Y=Youth Room Upstairs, #=Room Number
PUMC VITAL SIGNS GIVING
PRAISE & PRAYER
MAY 13, 2018: YTD CONTRIBUTIONS: PRIOR YTD CONTRIBUTIONS: ONLINE GIVING FOR APRIL
$14,764 $435,197 $416,033 $13,683
GIVING: EXPENSES: GIVING-EXPENSE BALANCE: 3 MONTH’S “BUDGET”:
$407,370 $334,052 $73,318 $348,489
2018 YTD BASIC MINISTRY BUDGET THRU APR.
MAY 13, 2018: PREVIOUS 52 WK AVG: IN SERVICE TO PEOPLE OUTSIDE OF THIS CONGREGATION LAST WEEK:
511 451 27
Known in the hospital this week: Mary Lew Taylor Hospitality Volunteers include: Tom & Dolly Hilligoss, Ben & Justin Laver, Connie & Mary Raver, Shelby Williamson, Janet Gouldsmith, Mark Hossler, Ryan Gadberry, Christie Sinclair, Joel Wesley, Paul Schreiner, Tom Wiltrout, Ted Underwood, Ray Shannon, Mike Woodward, Kim Lease, Blake Woodward, Scott Slavens, Matt Kirchoff, Dan Bigelow, Mike & Mary Ann Hamilton, Jerry Schultz, Tom Bassler, Linda Linn, Mike and Laurie Rohrer Acolytes 8:45 a.m. Cameron Zick Andrew Zick Liturgist: 8:45 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Brian Larcom Kathy Perry
Infant/Toddler Room this Sunday: 8:45 a.m. Kathy Everman 10:00 a.m. Kathy Everman
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What was the most exciting, most ‘electric,’ most emotional experience you’ve ever had? Maybe you were a teen at your first rock concert and...
Published on May 17, 2018
What was the most exciting, most ‘electric,’ most emotional experience you’ve ever had? Maybe you were a teen at your first rock concert and...