Sermon 9/29/13 “The time big brother got an attitude, killed a party…”

Sermon September 29-, 2013,  “The time big brother got an attitude, killed a party, and what happened next…” by Susan Gray

50Th Anniversary of Hickory Bend Worship Service Recording

Welcome to

HICKORY BEND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10,2013

50TH ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY

 

The People Gather

Welcome and Announcements

Birthdays and Anniversaries

Prelude and Lighting of the Candles:

“You Raise Me Up”  Sung by: Katelin Egan

 

 

Call to Worship: Rev. Susan Gray

Choral Call to Worship: Gloria  Patri

 

 

*Hymn:  “All Hail the Power of Jesus’  Name”  #154

*Affirmation of Faith:  The Apostle’s  Creed #881

 

 

New Testament Lesson:  Romans  12:1-2,9-17,21  Emalie Egan

This is the Word of God for the People of God! Thanks be to God!

 

 

Special Music:  “In  the Garden”

Sung by:     Kate!in Egan and Dillon Ocana

 

Joys and Concerns

Silent Prayers

Pastoral Prayer:  Rev. Susan Gray

“The Lord’s Prayer”                                                 Malotte

Linda Johnson on the Viola

 

Praising God with our Tithes and Offerings Prayer of Dedication:  Gene Parker Anthem: “Sweet  Buelah  Land”

*Doxology  #95

 

 

First Service Hymns:

*”0 for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”  #57 verses 1 & 6

*”Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us”  #381 verses 1 & 4

 

 

Scripture Reading:  Matthew 28:16-20

Sermon: “The Great Commission Again for the First Time” Rev. Susan Gray

 

 

Invitation

*Closing Hymn:  “The Church’s One Foundation” vs. 1 & 4

 

 

*Benediction

*Choral Benediction:  “Go  Forth  in Peace”

*Postlude    “My Country Tis of Thee”

 

 

 

 

A Blessing for our 50th Anniversary from

Harriet Bryan, Nashville District Superintendent:

 

 

May God continue to give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know God more fully. May the eyes of your hearts be heart enlightened so that you may know the hope to which God has called you, what are the riches of God’s glorious inheritance, and what is God’s incomparably great power for us who believe.