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Faith United Methodist Church
   Weekly Bulletin
Faith United Methodist Church
Eighth Sunday after Pentecost August 4, 2019
Gerhardt Miller, Pastor

Greetings and Announcements

*Call to Worship:  
  Leader: Let us go up the mountain.
  People: Let us go up to the place where the land 
  meets the sky, where the earth touches the heavens.  
  Leader: Let us go to the place of revelation and renewal.  
  People: Let us go to that place where we hear the words 
  which comfort our troubled hearts.  
  Leader: We give thanks for this day. 
  People: We give thanks in this sanctuary.  

*Hymn: #468 (UMH) “Dear Jesus, in Whose Life I See”

Prayer of Confession, Assurance, and Pardon: #890 (UMH)  

Affirmation of the Children

Scripture Lessons: Colossians 3:1 – 11 pg. 1235 
  Luke 12:13 – 21 pg. 1089  
*Hymn: #419 (UMH) “I Am Thine, O Lord” 

Sermon: “Set Your Mind On Things Above”

Holy Communion: Page 15 (UMH)  

Sharing Prayer Concerns and Joys

Pastoral Prayer/Lord’s Prayer: #895 (UMH)

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

*Hymn: #396 (UMH) “O Jesus, I Have Promised”  

An Open Invitation
  To all who are weary and need rest, to all who mourn and need comfort, you are welcome in this House of Worship. To all who are friendless and need friendship, you are invited to join us in fellowship. To all whose hearts are heavy with personal struggle and weakness, we recognize that we all stand in the need for grace. In the name of Jesus—who comforts, sustains, and forgives all who come to him—this church opens its doors to everyone.

Please sign the attendance pads in the pews and sign our guest book if you are a visitor.
This week’s Prayer List includes: Jasmine Moreno, Mindi Schwerzler and FredWiethoff.
Please check the chart for the “Blessed To Be A Blessing” project and take “A Slice of Watermelon” or give a call to one of the names for August. 

There will be an Administrative Council Meeting on Monday, August 5th at 7:00 p.m.
There will be a joint SPPRC on Tuesday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m. at Oakwood UMC.
There will be a Trustees Committee Meeting on Tuesday, August 13th at 7:00 p.m.
The Corn Days Parade is Saturday, August 17th at 6:00 p.m.

FYI: Roger Stephens is home now and doing well. If you would like to send him a card 
his address is: 420 2nd Ave. NW. Sleepy Eye.
FYI: , Ervin Gramentz, Jr., came home this week and is doing well. You may send a card to his home, 501 Main Street E. Sleepy Eye or give a card to Maryann or Patsyann.
FYI: Caroline Flaten, granddaughter of Cliff and JoAnn Lux will be singing the Star Spangled Banner at the Demo Derby on Saturday, August 10th at the Brown County Fair at 6:00 p.m.