SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE
We welcome you to this celebration and invite you to consider our church if you are seeking a church home, to walk and grow in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Bold text is to be read by the congregation.
PRELUDE LIGHT OF CHRIST WELCOME
L: Come joyfully before the Lord!
P: God knows us and loves us!
L: Come prayerfully before the Lord!
P: God sees our concerns, our fears, our sins!
L: Come hopefully before the Lord!
P: Christ proclaimed God’s love and forgiveness for all
L: Know throughout all of your being, that God absolutely
P: How precious and powerful that knowledge is! Thanks be
to God! Amen.
*HYMN “The Summons” TFWS# 2130
SCRIPTURE READINGS 1 Samuel 3:1-10, (11-20)
1 Corinthians 6:12-20
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God.
All: Thanks be to God.
GLORY SIGHTINGS … where have you seen God at work?
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE PASTORAL PRAYER
All are invited to share your joys and concerns to the Lord. Following each, our response: Gracious Lord, hear our prayer.
THE 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 tres-passes, 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.
*HYMN “Come and See” TFWS# 2127
*GOSPEL READING John 1:19-22, (43-51)
MESSAGE Rev. Jena
“Jesus, Man of Mystery, Now You See it, Now You Don’t”
OFFERING (If you are visiting with us today, you are not obligated to give.)
God, you are the source of all goodness and life. We bring our offering to you this day, knowing that all we have comes from you. We hear your call and we answer, bringing all that we have and all that we are. Use our gifts, our talents, and our bodies for your work of peace and justice. Amen.
*HYMN “Be Thou My Vision” UMH# 451
Go into God’s world, aware of God’s call in your life. Follow our Lord Jesus Christ who will lead you in paths of service and hope. Lean on the power of the Holy Spirit to give you courage and strength. May peace, joy and love flow through you to others, in God’s name. Amen.
*HYMN “I Know Whom I Have Believed” UMH# 714
*TAKING THE LIGHT INTO THE WORLD
Our mission … Connecting People with God, Each Other and
Upcoming Events …
January 16 5:30 pm-In person Worship
January 17 9:30 am-In Person Worship
January 19 5:30 pm-Finance Meeting-Zoom
January 20 3:30-5:00 pm-Confirmation-Zoom
6:00-8:00 pm-Youth Group-Zoom
January 20 Newsletter Deadline- Please email or call
the church office with information
January 17-25 Pastor Jena on Vacation
January 23 5:00 pm- Manna Meal
January 27 3:30-5:00 pm-Confirmation-Zoom
6:00-8:00 pm-Youth Group-Zoom
Trinity United Methodist Church
Human Relations Day
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Office: 838 N. 25th St. Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 573-3519
Pastor: Jena Finch-Manchester (712) 840-1834
We are glad you are here today. Thank you for
joining us in this celebration of God’s love for you.
We pray this time will uplift you in your spiritual
walk and you will feel God’s presence here today…
in this place. May you always find us to be a church
of “open hearts, open minds, and open doors.”