PASSION PLAY LIVING THE STORY OF CHRISTâ€™S LAST DAYS
MARCH 22, 2020
order of worship S U N D AY, M A R C H 22, 2020 WELCOME Rev. Rob Fuquay OPENING SONG Write Your Story | Francesca Battistelli Molly Babczak, vocals; Michael Conley, piano PRAYER of CONFESSION Rev. Nicole Caldwell-Gross WORSHIP Be Thou My Vision | No. 451 Jeff Rogers, vocals No Longer Slaves | Bethel Music Matt Bays, vocals PRAYER TIME & THE LORD’S PRAYER Rev. Jevon Caldwell-Gross 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. ANNOUNCEMENTS CALL for OFFERING If I Stand Matt Bays, vocals If you would like to give your offering electronically, text STLUKESUMC to 77977 or click the “$” in the top right corner of the website: stlukesumc.com SCRIPTURE READING | 1 Corinthians 4:9 (Aramaic in Plain English Bible) Nate Montgomery MESSAGE | Passion Play: Living the Story Rev. Rob Fuquay WORSHIP The Stage Is Bare (I Need Thee Every Hour) Matt Bays, piano; Katy Gentry, vocals BENEDICTION
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joys & concerns CONGRATULATIONS TO… Lynn Lawless and Barbara Stark on the birth of their granddaughter and great-granddaughter, Madeline Reese Searles, born March 17. CONDOLENCES TO: Jason Bernard and family on the loss of his father, Neil Bernard.
ONLINE WORSHIP We are currently planning on holding worship online at 9:30 & 11AM through Easter. We are in the process of evaluating new Easter plans and hope to share that with you soon.
GROW in your faith… ANCHORPOINT Starting today, our Pastors will be leading a Sunday morning Bible Study, that we’ll live stream at 8:45AM and 12:15PM. Tune in for Pastor Rob taking a look at how Scripture speaks to us in the midst of challenging times. Pastor Nicole will be leading us next week. ADULT ONLINE OPPORTUNITIES Join Pastor Rob for a Lenten Small Group experience online on Wednesday nights from 6:15 - 7:30PM. Pastor Eric will resume teaching the Pastor’s Book Study on Wednesdays at 10AM. Both can be found on the new Luke’s Online page of our website. VBS – SAVE THE DATE! | June 8 – 12 • 9 – 12:15PM Join us on the Rocky Railway to be reminded of how Jesus’ power always pulls us through! $25 per child/$75 max per family. Price increases 4/13. Ages 3 (by 9/1/19 and potty trained) through current 4th graders. Early drop-off available. Details and registration at stlukesumc.com. M.A.D. CAMP | June 8 – 12 • 12:30 - 5PM If your current 1st – 8th graders love music, the arts or drama, save the date for this camp immediately following VBS. We will work on a musical to perform for you on Friday afternoon. More details and registration info at stlukesumc.com. HIGH SCHOOL CAMP | June 14 – 19 • Epworth Forest Conference Center All 8th – 12th graders (2019/20 school year) are invited to this camp focusing on helping students be change agents. Amazing worship, swimming, kayaking, soccer, nuke ‘em, a giant harness swing and more! A great way to connect with peers. Register at stlukesumc.com or contact Travis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MIDDLE SCHOOL MAYHEM | June 22 – 27 • 9AM – 5PM • Lodge Our favorite event of the year! This year’s theme is Olympics: Mayhem 2020 as we focus on Jesus’ kingdom narratives. We’ll have worship, recreation, games, snacks, service projects and small groups. Full and half day options. Get more info and register at stlukesumc.com. LANDS OF THE BIBLE PILGRIMAGE | May 10 – 23, 2021 Travel with Pastor Rob and Susan to follow in the footsteps of Jesus in Israel and the Apostle Paul in Greece. For full information, contact Bob Zehr at email@example.com.
GO in service to others… SILENT AUCTION/HIRE A TEEN www.32auctions.com/stlukesyouth There is still time to help fund youth missions AND get some awesome items! But hurry – the auction ends today at 5PM! HOMEBOUND HELPERS If you love to shop, this opportunity is for you! We are putting together a team to shop for groceries and medications for St. Lukers who can’t leave their homes. To serve you must be under 55. Please email outreach@ stlukesumc.com for more information and to volunteer. SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED Do you have a gift for writing notes? We’re beginning an effort to reach out and keep in touch with seniors and others in our community who are homebound. If this sounds like you and you’d like more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AND MORE… CANCELLED EVENTS • Wednesday Night Live • Mid-Day Spiritual Pause • Middle School Invite Night, 3/27 • Men’s Monthly Breakfast, 3/28 • Exploring Membership Class, 3/29 • Vegetarian/Vegan Lunch, 3/29 • Church Tour, 3/31 • Open Labyrinth Walk, 3/31 • Contemplative Taize Service, 4/1 • Children’s Easter Celebration, 4/4 • Stations of the Cross, 4/6–10