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​Faith United Methodist Church
Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost September 1, 2019
Gerhardt Miller: Pastor

Greetings and Announcements

*Call to Worship:  
  Leader: Come, Lord! Make us aware of your loving presence.
  People: For God has done wondrous things for us.
  Leader: Come, Lord! Fill us with your Spirit 
  that we may faithfully serve you in all that we do.
  People: For Christ has called each of us and blessed us!
  Leader: Come, Lord! Bless us with renewed spirits.
  People: Help us to boldly proclaim your triumphant love!  

*Hymn: #88 (UMH) “Maker in Whom We Live”

*Prayer for Guidance, Enlightenment, and Healing
  Most loving God, you are with us always and through you we are sustained in this life. May we respond now and always to your gracious provision for us. May we overcome our selfish ways and live in Christian compassion. May we live this day in humble gratitude rather than with continual complaint. Bless us when we struggle to find our way. Bless all those who feel isolated, lost, forgotten. Comfort all who endure the heartache of loss and sorrow of separation. Grant that we will be vessels of your mysterious powers to heal,  
enlighten, and restore. This we pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Affirmation of the Children

Scripture Lesson: Luke 13:10 – 17  

Offering/*Doxology: # 95
  *Presentation of Gifts/Prayer of Presentation

*Hymn: #557 (UMH) “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” 

Sermon: “Remembering Greatness”  


Holy Communion: Page 15 (UMH)
Sharing Prayer Concerns and Joys
Pastoral Prayer/Lord’s Prayer: # 895 (UMH)

*Hymn: #111 (UMH) “How Can We Name a Love”  
*Benediction

Our Sunday Worship time is now 10:30 am!

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Please sign the attendance pads in the pews and sign our guest book if you are a visitor.
Nursery Care will be available for Pre-School and under. Also, audio service is  
available in the Nursery.
There will be an Open House for JAM on Wednesday, September 4th, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Please sign-up in the back if you can help in any way.
This week’s Prayer List includes: Pastor Gerhardt, Jolene Theisen and Tom Kolbe.
Please check the chart for the “Blessed To Be A Blessing” project and take an “Apple” 
to give to one of the shut-ins or give a call to one of the names for September.
THANK YOU: I would like to thank everyone for their gifts, cards, visits, prayers and just thinking of me because of the recent accident I had. The doctor says the injury is healing nicely but will take more time to heal fully. At least the final healing time can be done at home. Again, thank you all for being there when I needed it most.  
  Gerald R. Plahn 

COMING EVENTS:
Rally Sunday is Sunday, September 8th. Third Graders will receive Bibles and the 
teachers will be recognized.
The Administrative Council will meet Monday, September 9th at 7:00 p.m.
The S/PPRC will have a joint meeting with the Oakwood S/PPRC on Tuesday, 
September 10th at Faith at 6:30 p.m.
The Trustees Committee will meet Tuesday, September 10th at 7:00 p.m.
One last call for anyone that wanted to donate to the Bench for Pastor Clint. Please 
give the donation in offering plate or give to Gina Nienhaus by Sept. 1st. Please make 
sure it is marked that it is for the bench.
FYI: There are some items on a cart in the Chapel. If anything belongs to you please take it.