May 15, 2022

9:30 Sunday School in Fellowship Hall

10:30 Worship in Sanctuary

 

Words of Welcome:

The psalmist calls all creation — sun and water, trees and mountains, animals and people — to praise the Lord. And so we shall. Welcome!!

 

Focus Statement:

Hallelujah! I worship you, God! Thank you for showing goodness to me and for working through me to bless others.

 

Announcements:

IN OUR CHURCH THIS WEEK

Mon.,  May 16—7 pm--Council meets

May 19—Evalina Klassen’s Birthday (87)

 

Prelude—time to quiet our minds and prepare our hearts for worship

 

Call to Worship

      Leader: We gather for worship as children of God.
     People: We come to remember who and whose we are.
     Leader: We gather for worship to be renewed in our faith.
     People: We come with hearts open to receive God's love.
     Leader: We gather for worship to catch a vision of what might be.
     People: We come ready to change what is.
     Leader: We gather for worship in gratitude for all we have been given.
     People: With thanksgiving, we lift our voices in songs of praise.

 

Song:  #549  “Be Thou My Vision”

Prayer: 

 

HEARING THE WORD

Story

Scripture:  Acts 11:1-18   

Message:  “Who are we that we could hinder God?”

           

RESPONDING

Song: #570  “When we walk with the Lord”

Offering

Place your offering in the plates at the back doors

…The plates receive your offerings to be used for the church budget

…The “bucket” offering goes to Summer Food 4 Kids

…Don’t forget the Food Bank.  During the month of May, we are bringing Canned Fruit

Prayer: 

COMMUNITY BUILDING

Time of Sharing Joys and Concerns Prayer

Please…

            Bring peace to Ukraine

            Heal Pam’s father—breathing

            Send rain

            Heal Norma--shingles

Thank You for…

            Safe Travel

            Rain    

SENDING

Song:  #740  Spirit of the Living God (2x)

Blessing

 

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Thank you to those involved in the service this morning:

Worship Leader:  Roxann Ewert                                                    Preacher:  Norma Duerksen

Greeters Letty Enns & Arlen & Pam Riesen             Trustee Counting Offering:  Galen Penner    Arlen & Pam Riesen                                                                   Sound:  Larry Funk

Pianist:  Arlene Hett                                                                                   Zoom:  Phil Duerksen

Banner:  Nancy Kaufman                                                                   Storyteller:  Delores Funk

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NUMBERS FROM LAST WEEK

Worship Attendance: 29                                                                     Budget Offering:  $1579.00 

Sunday School Attendance: 14                                                 Summer Food 4 Kids:       $ 17.36  

 

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Trinity Mennonite Church

211 S. Elm, Hillsboro, KS  67063

620-947-3824

Office hours:  10:00 am-3:00 p.m.  M-F

Web page:www.TrinityMennoniteHillsboroKs.com

Email:  Office@trinitymennonitehillsboroks.com

Norma Duerksen, Pastor:  620-381-0949

Email:  pnduerksen@aol.com

Deacons: Kenton Kaufman 620-877-7263

Randy Wiens 620-947-1707; Roger Hofer 620-877-0167