905 Mifflin Ave


                                                                         Pastor: Rev. Kelly Smith






*Those that are able are invited to stand


Welcome and Announcements


The Introit                          “God Whose Love Is Reigning”                                                Choir



Welcome and Announcements


*Call to Worship

      One:    We remember, O God… 

      One:   Every generous act of giving is a tribute to God’s love for us.

      All:     Lord, let us be people of generous and abundant gifts for others.

      One:   Be ready to listen and slow to react in anger.

      All:     Lord, prepare us to be peaceful people.

      One:   Keep your hearts and spirits ready to serve the Lord.

      All:     Lord, open our hearts to hear and respond to your words of life in ministries of hope and peace. AMEN.


*Opening Hymn                  For the Fruits of This Creation”                                  UMH #97



 Children’s Sermon                                 Giving                                                     Pastor Kelly


 Scripture                                                                                                        2 Corinthians 9:6-15


 Message                                The ABC’s of Generosity                                Rev. Ed Bailey

                                                                                                                                      Executive Director

United Methodist Foundation


*Prayer Hymn                “Please Enter My Heart, Hosanna”                               TFWS #2154


Silent Prayer / Pastoral Prayer / Lord’s Prayer



Offering Our Gifts


Offertory                                         In the Garden”                                           Mifflin Ave Men


Doxology                                   “Thank You, Lord” (x2)                                             UMH #84


Offering Prayer

O Lord, We thank You for Your steadfast love and mercy on us.

Holy One, You bless us each day.

And so, without hesitation, we gladly give to You what is Yours.

Bless these tithes and offerings, Father.

We love You, Lord! Amen.



*Closing Song                  I’m Gonna Live So God Can Use Me”                        TFWS #2153




*Chorus                                              Go Now in Peace”                                            UMH #665

Go now in peace, go now in peace;

may the love of God surround you

everywhere, everywhere you may go.







*Immediately following worship, everyone is invited to join us for a Thanksgiving Lunch, hosted by Barbara Thaw.




We thank the Rev Ed Bailey, Executive Director of the UM Foundation, for joining us and inspiring us to find creative ways to give to Mifflin Ave and our ministry.



Current Prayer Needs:

Lynn (Carolyn and Marilyn’s sister) and her husband – he is suffering from dementia

Family and Friends of the Victims of Squirrel Hill shooting

Pittsburgh Jewish Community

Jane Glidden – ongoing health struggles

Audrey (Nina’s grandmother) – recovering from health issues

Jackson – 4 years old, suffering acute flaccid myelitis

Sherrie Richards (friend of Barbara Thaw’s) – breast cancer

Richard — health struggles

Ed Scott (friend of Ginnie) - multitude of health issues

Sue Clapper - breast cancer treatment













November 11, 2018