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   Weekly Bulletin

 Faith United Methodist Church
Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany January 30, 2022

Greetings and Announcements

*Call to Worship (inspired by Jeremiah 31:31 – 34 and John 12:20 – 33):  

  Leader: Each day is a gift from God.
  People: Each moment is the opportunity to reach out in service to all creation.  
  Leader: Each day is a reminder of a new covenant,
  People: not written on stone tablets easily broken, 
  but inscribed on our hearts with joy and hope.
  Leader: Each day may we draw closer to God
  People: who forgives us more than we can ever know.

*Hymn: # 397 (UMH) “I Need Thee Every Hour”

* Prayer of Confession, Assurance, and Pardon

  Leader and People: Most merciful God, we confess that we have sinned against you in thought, word, and deed, by what we have done, and by what we have left undone. We have not loved you with our whole heart; we have not loved our neighbors as ourselves. We are truly sorry and humbly repent. For the sake of your Son Jesus Christ, have mercy upon us and forgive us; that we may delight in your will, and walk in your ways, to the glory of your name. Amen.
  Leader: Almighty God have mercy on us, forgive all our sins through our Lord Jesus Christ, strengthen us in all goodness, and by the power of the Holy Spirit keep us in your eternal care.
  Leader and People: Amen.

Scripture Lessons: Nehemiah 8:1 – 3, 5 – 6, 8 – 10 
  Luke 4:14 – 21 

*Doxology

*Hymn: # 452 (UMH) “My Faith Looks Up to Thee”
   


Sermon: “Jesus Returned and Then He Spoke to Them”

Sharing of Prayer Concerns/Pastoral Prayer/Lord’s Prayer
   
*Hymn: # 557 (UMH) “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”  

*Benediction

Music: Shirley Tennant Preacher: Gerhardt Miller
You Can Contact the Pastor!
  Anyone can reach me by phone. My number is: 920.492.0997. And I plan to be in the church building on Monday and Thursday mornings, 9:30 am to Noon.  

The Preaching Plan 
Today: “Jesus Returned and Then He Spoke to Them.”
Next Sunday: “Jesus Spoke to Them and Then He Departed.”
FYI: There are ear buds in the back if anyone needs them.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WELCOME
The Confirmation Class will meet Wednesday, February 2nd, at 6:45 p.m.
This week’s Prayer List includes: Gina Nienhaus, Larry Watschke and Tim Schieffert.
Please check the chart for the “Blessed To Be A Blessing” project and take a “Heart” 
 to give to one of the shut-ins or give a call to one of the names for February.

FYI: If you want to set up or stop automatic giving, please talk to Jamie Krzmarzick and
she can help you.

COMING EVENTS:
The Trustees Committee will meet Monday, February 7th at 5:30 p.m.
There will be a Planning Meeting for the Pork Loin Supper on Wednesday, February 9th 
at 6:30 p.m.
The Administrative Council will meet Monday, February 14th at 7:00 p.m.

 “This Is The Day That The Lord Hath Made;
We Will Rejoice And Be Glad In It. Psalm 118:24