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PRELUDE -Dustin Tatro, Organ
WELCOME & OPENING PRAYER Rev. Steve Patterson
HYMN UMH 384 “Love Divine All Love’s Excelling”
CALL TO WORSHIP “Psalm 104” Dr. John Miller
RESPONSE HYMN UMH 334 “Sweet Sweet Spirit”
CHILDREN’S MESSAGE Claudia Anderson
PASSING THE PEACE & SENIOR RECOGNITION
MORNING PRAYER Dr. John
– Join us in prayer for: Ted E., Debbie G., Wanda H., Faith J., Bob M., Bob S.
– Share a new prayer request
THE LORD’S PRAYER
ANTHEM “God is Gracious” Jack Miller & Chancel Choir
SCRIPTURE LESSON Rigby Samuels
SERMON Rev. Steve
The Spirit of The Lord| Acts 2:1-13, 2:41
When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. And at this sound the multitude came together, and they were bewildered, because each one was hearing them speak in his own language. And they were amazed and astonished, saying, “Are not all these who are speaking Galileans? And how is it that we hear, each of us in his own native language? Parthians and Medes and Elamites and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, Cretans and Arabians—we hear them telling in our own tongues the mighty works of God.” And all were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “What does this mean?” But others mocking said, “They are filled with new wine.”
Where the Spirit of the Lord is:
1). There is Community
When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place.
2). There is Communication
And at this sound the multitude came together, and they were bewildered, because each one was hearing them speak in his own language.
3). There is Conversation
So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.
AFFIRMATION OF FAITH UMH 881 “Apostles’ Creed” – Rev. Steve
OFFERTORY PRAYER Dr. John
OFFERTORY RESPONSE HYMN UMH 347 “Spirit Song”
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BENEDICTION Rev. Steve
POSTLUDE -Dustin Tatro, Organ