third Sunday after Pentecost

June 14, 2015

*Those that are able are invited to stand





Welcome and Announcements                                                Gary Burdick, Lay Leader                                      



-Gathering into worship-


Opening Psalm                                                                                               Psalm 92   


*Call to Worship 

One:  It is good to give thanks to the Lord,

            to sing praise to God Most High;

            o declare God’s steadfast love in the morning

            and God’s faithfulness at nighttime.

All:  Those who are planted in the house of the Lord flourish;

            no matter their age, they bear fruit

            and remain lush and fresh, proclaiming:

            The Lord is righteous! God is my rock!


*Hymn                                     “Hail to the Lord’s Anointed                                              #203


*Opening Prayer

Holy God, we walk by faith and not by sight. So guide our steps in your Word today that, by the power of the Holy Spirit, we are kept from falling and find our way in your way. Through Christ, we pray. Amen.


*Chorus                                                “Open Our Eyes”                                                 #2086

in The Faith We Sing

Open our eyes Lord, we want to see Jesus,

to reach out and touch him, and say that we love him.

Open our ears Lord, and help us to listen.

Open our eyes Lord, we want to see Jesus.


*Greeting One Another in Christian Love


-Offering our prayers-

You are invited to share your prayer concerns by writing them on the Prayer Request cards and placing them in the offering plate.


Prayer Hymn                    “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”                                         #474


Silent Prayer / Pastoral Prayer / 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 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.






Sermon                                                                                                                       Kyle Reese


-Sharing our blessings-


Offering Our Gifts and Tithes

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*Doxology                  “All Creatures of Our God and King” (verse 7)                                 #62

Let all things their Creator bless, and worship thee in humbleness,

O praise ye! Alleluia!

Praise, praise the Father, praise the Son, and praise the Spirit, Three in One!

O praise ye! O praise ye! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!


*Offering Prayer

Life-giving God, we know that you will accomplish everything you purpose. Accept, we pray, these offerings from our hands. May they contribute to what you are doing so that life may flourish. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.


-Taking the Word to the World- 


*Closing Hymn                   “A Charge to Keep I Have”                                                #413




*Hymn                                         “We Are the Church” (refrain only)                                 #558


   I am the church! You are the church!  We are the church together!

All who follow Jesus, all around the world! Yes we’re the church together!




Mifflin Avenue United Methodist Church

 Where Faith and Life Meet



Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith