2018_May_6_Traditional Worship Guide

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CELEBRATIONS

SUNDAY MAY 6, 2018


welcome WE’RE GLAD YOU’RE HERE! Thank you for registering your attendance. Please pass the attendance folder along your pew. New guests will learn more about us in our “New Here” brochure in the attendance folder and find a gift just for you at the Welcome Center.

CONNECT HERE To get connected, please stop by the Connect Here booth outside of the Sanctuary or outside of Robertson Chapel for information on Small Groups, classes and ways to serve.

ALTAR FLOWERS If you would like to honor someone with altar flowers ($100 donation), please contact Dawn at fitchd@stlukesumc.com.

PRAYER CONCERNS Share prayer concerns on Connect cards in your pew pockets and place them in the offering plate – or find the “Prayer Request” link at stlukesumc.com. Pastors are available for prayer after each service.

CARING FOR ST. LUKE’S If you are hospitalized, we want to know and care for you. Please call Laura Marine at 317-846-3404 or send an email to stlukescares@ stlukesumc.com.

RESTLESS CHILD AREA Does your child need a break during worship? Enjoy our streamed services at the east end of the Gathering Area or in the Central Passage.

PARENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN We provide childcare and Sunday School for newborns through 4thgrade children. Register all children in the East Passage. Activity kits are at the Welcome Center for children who remain in worship. Room 126 is equipped for nursing moms, including live streaming of worship.

YOUNG ADULTS Join us for coffee & cookies outside the Chapel at 10:30AM or noon.

YOUTH PROGRAMMING 5th - 8th Grade – Great Hall at 9:30AM. Students break out to the Modge (5th & 6th), Great Hall (7th) and C124 (8th). 9th - 12th Grade – Luke’s Lodge at 9:30AM. Worship and hang out. Come early for games. Find more at stlukesumc.com/connect/youth

LEARN MORE For more information on classes and activities, pick up a copy of our Winter/Spring Ministry catalog or visit stlukesumc.com.

CONTACT US 100 West 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260 stlukesumc.com | 317-846-3404 | info@stlukesumc.com

PASTORAL STAFF Rev. Rob Fuquay • Rev. Eric Burton-Krieger Rev. David Williamson • Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williamson


order of worship S U N D AY, M AY 6, 2 0 1 8

PRELUDE Festival Prelude, Op. 61 | Richard Strauss Exodus Dance | Derek Hakes Brass Ensemble & Charles Manning, Organ; Wesleyan Ringers; Barbara Hobbs, Director

WELCOME and RESPONSIVE CALL TO WORSHIP Rev. David Williamson * HYMN Celebrate with Joy and Singing | Words on screen Sung to HYMN TO JOY * AFFIRMATION of FAITH Mindie Moore A Statement of Faith of the Korean Methodist Church, adpt. Leader: Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is the one true church, apostolic and universal, whose holy faith let us now declare: People: We believe in the one God, maker and ruler of all things, the source of all goodness and beauty, all truth and love. We believe in Jesus Christ, God manifest in the flesh, our teacher, example, and Redeemer, the Savior of the world. We believe in the Holy Spirit, God present with us for guidance, for comfort, and for strength. We believe in the forgiveness of sins, in the life of love and prayer, and in grace equal to every need. We believe in the Word of God contained in the Old and New Testaments as the sufficient rule both of faith and of practice. We believe in the Church as the fellowship, for worship and for service, of all who are united to the living Lord. We believe in the kingdom of God as the divine rule in human society, in the final triumph of righteousness, and in the life everlasting. Amen. * PRAISE to GOD | No. 70 * GREETING of ONE ANOTHER

ANTHEM My Vision, My Shepherd | arr. Philip Kern (8:15AM) Joyful Sound; Debbie Wagner & Mary Lucht, Vocalists; Charles Manning, Director All That Hath Life and Breath Praise Ye the Lord | Renee Clausen (9:30 & 11AM) Chancel Choir

A REFLECTION: The Road Ahead Olivia Kelly (8:15AM) Caroline Sinicki (9:30 & 11AM)

* standing, as able


RECOGNITION of OUR GRADUATES (9:30AM) Congregational Response: May you always know that Christ is alive and goes before us, to show and share what love can do. May you always know that you have a home in this church, a place to rest and discover anew God’s calling in your life. May God bless you as you follow Christ in the world.

PRAYER TIME & THE LORD’S PRAYER (8:15 & 11AM) 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 OFFERTORY Our Great Redeemer’s Praise | arr. Arnold Sherman Wesleyan Ringers & Brass Ensemble; Barbara Hobbs, Director * PRAISE to GOD | Sung to AZMON Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; Praise God, all here below: Praise God, Creator, Saving-Son, Praise God, the Three-in-One. Amen. * PRAYER of DEDICATION

SCRIPTURE | Revelation 3:7-8 Becky Sondgeroth (8:15AM) Tom Elam (9:30AM) Ellen Hostetler (11AM)

MESSAGE | An Open Door Rev. David Williamson

SACRAMENT OF COMMUNION Communion Prayer We do not presume to come to this your table, merciful Lord, trusting in our own goodness, but in your unfailing mercy. We thank you for your presence in this meal and for offering us your unconditional acceptance and love. We surrender ourselves and our concerns into your loving hands. In Christ’s name, Amen.

HYMNS DURING COMMUNION Be Thou My Vision | No. 451 Let Us Break Bread Together | No. 618, sts. 1, 3 Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah | No. 127 One Bread, One Body | No. 620 * BENEDICTION

POSTLUDE Overture (from Music for the Royal Fireworks) | George Frederick Handel Brass Ensemble; Charles Manning, Organ


joys & concerns ALTAR FLOWERS:

Given in honor and celebration of Adolph Hansen’s life and ministry as we celebrate his 80th birthday!

announcements WORSHIP... CONTEMPLATIVE TAIZÉ | Third Sunday • 5PM • Chapel COMMUNION ELEMENTS

The Prayer Chapel is available for communion this morning. Please enter through the exterior door just west of the main entrance. If you know of someone in a healthcare facility or homebound who would like to receive communion, please notify Mary Katherine at 317-846-3404 or schnitzm@stlukesumc.com.

CONNECT… HIGH SCHOOL NIGHT OUT | Today • 4 – 6PM • Top Golf

We will be sending out the seniors in style, when we meet at Top Golf in Fishers and head to our bays, eat and have a great time! $35 includes food, drinks and 2 hours of golf. Contact Josh at sweeneyj@stlukesumc.com with questions.

CHANCEL CHOIR CONCERT | May 11 • 7:30 – 9PM • Indiana Landmarks

Join us for A Splendid Alleluia: Choral Celebration with the St. Luke’s Chancel Choir. The evening consists of this season’s highlights plus additional pieces prepared for their Scandinavian Concert Tour. A bon voyage reception for the choir and Mark Squire will be held following the concert. $10 tickets available in the main office.

EARLY YEARS OBSTACLE COURSE | May 19 • 10AM – Noon • Great

Hall Bring your 2 – 5 year olds to our first ever obstacle course! Children will enjoy romping and running through an exciting course with a Bible theme. Contact Jennifer Ebner at ebnerj@stlukesumc.com with questions.

STARTING POINT | May 20 • 10:45AM or 12:15PM • C115

Are you new to St. Luke’s? Learn more about us in 30 minutes and leave with recommended steps to help you get connected. Childcare available.

SOWERS PLANT SALE | May 20 • 8AM – 12:30PM • West Passage

Purchase starts from the Sowers and church members’ gardens. Great selection of perennials, trees, shrubs and garden hardware. Profits support the St. Luke’s Sower’s Garden.

ST. LUKE’S SOFTBALL

Looking for men and women who can fill in when needed or would like to play one game a week, from 6:30 – 8:30PM on Sundays. Interested? Contact Nate Montgomery at n8withan8@gmail.com.

SUMMER MEET-UPS | June 1 – July 22

Make St. Luke’s feel smaller by growing who you know at church. Meet-ups are dinners in people’s homes, outings in parks and gatherings for kids of all ages. For a full list and to sign up, visit stlukesumc.com/meetups. Questions? Stop by the tables next to the Connect Here Booths.


CONNECTIONS BOOKSTORE

Check out the brand new, beautiful, inspirational gifts for graduations and Mother’s Day. All profits support Outreach ministries. 100% volunteer staff.

CAMP LUKE – VBS | June 11 – 15 • 9 – Noon

Join us for a fun-filled week for 3 year olds – 4th graders. Early pricing through May 11th ($25 per child; $70 per family). Register today at the east end of the Gathering Area or West Passage or at stlukesumc.com, or volunteer as a crew leader, special needs buddy, station leader or more. Scholarships available. Contact Patrice at smithp@stlukesumc.com for more info.

MAD CAMP | June 11 – 15 • Noon – 5PM

If your upcoming 2nd – 5th grader likes to sing and act, then this is the camp for them! We will learn and perform an entire musical in just one week, with the final performance on Friday at 5PM. Register at stlukesumc.com for $50.

STAND FIRM DEVOTIONAL

The May devotional for men is now available and free at Java Joe’s outside of Robertson Chapel.

SERVE… FUQUAY SCHOLARSHIP

A critical challenge facing seminary students is financing their education. Last year, this scholarship was created through Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and we hope it will continue to grow. To contribute, please send a check to the seminary at 2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201 and designate that it be applied to the Robert E. Fuquay Scholarship.

DOVE HOUSE NEED

The Dove House is in need of a twin sized bed, a rail (like one that goes on a bed for a toddler) and a baby monitor to ensure the safety of a young lady who suffers from seizures. If you have one of these items to donate, please call 317-072-4584.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Serve once a month at our Connect Here booth and help people get connected at St. Luke’s. Training provided. Contact Susan Fuquay at fuquays@stlukesumc. com for information.

ROSEBUD MISSION TRIP | June 23 – July 1

Serve Lakota families by providing meals, doing repair projects and sorting clothes at a thrift shop. Be immersed in a new culture and make friends among the Lakota people and other St. Lukers. For information, contact Kathie at kkclemenz@sbcglobal.net.

HIGH SCHOOL MISSION ROAD TRIP | July 15 – 19

Travel with us down the interstate with different competitions at rest stops and serving people along the way! We’ll serve in Knoxville, Nashville and the Smoky Mountains while partnering with local agencies. Water rafting will be just part of the fun. Sign up at stlukesumc.com or email Josh at sweeneyj@stlukesumc.com with questions.

FONDWA, HAITI MISSION TRIP | Sept. 1 – 8

Join Pastor Jamalyn Peigh Williamson and help build a home for a deserving family. Trip cost is $900 plus airfare. Contact Jamalyn with questions or to reserve your spot at williamsonj@stlukesumc.com.