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November 4, 2012

8:30am and 11:00am

All Saints Day/Service of Holy Communion
GATHERING TO CELEBRATE THE WORD OF GOD
Greeting

Giving Our Faith Wings


Prelude David Dunbar, pianist
*Call to Celebrate (8:30am) Nita Roy

(11:00am) Sue Mullins

On this All Saints Day we remember and celebrate saints of yesterday and of today;

Faithful people who set their hopes on Christ and who with their lives, praised God.

May our hearts and minds be open to new realities in Christ.



We want to be counted among saints who will inherit Your kingdom. May we, in this hour and in moments thereafter, commit ourselves to living lives that are pleasing to God.
*Hymn of Celebration “God of the Ages” No. 698
*Prayer of Celebration

Eternal God, You have knit Your people of all times and places into one communion in the mystical body of our Lord Jesus Christ. Grant us Your Holy Spirit of encouragement and strength so we may persevere in our leg of the relay race of faith until such time as we join the great cloud of witnesses who cheer us on the Way. Keep us one with all who proclaim Your gospel until such time as we finish our race, collapsing into Your arms where You wait for us at the finish of Your new creation begun in Christ. Amen.

Teresa Stricklen for the Office of Theology and Worship PC (USA)
Children's Sermon Rev. Lauren Miller

Anthem “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” - Luthkin

Spirit Sounds Bell Choir, Susan Harding, Director

Singers: Bill Eads, John Morgan, Laura Morgan and Sharon Sheets

Naming of Honored Saints
GOD’S WORDS TO US
The Scripture Reading Ezekiel 36:24-28, MSG

Lay Reader: The Word of God for the people of God.



Response: Thanks be to God.

Anthem “Blessed Is He” - Turner/Hall


PROCLAIMING THE WORD
Message “Get Your Business Done” Rev. Kristi Hornick

The Breaking of Bread and Taking of the Cup




OUR WORDS TO GOD
Hymn of Prayer “Hymn of Promise” No. 707 (vs. 1-2)

Silent Prayer

Pastoral Prayer

Lord’s Prayer

Hymn of Prayer Reprise
In our end is our beginning; in our time, infinity;

in our doubt there is believing; in our life, eternity.

In our death, a resurrection; at the last, a victory,

unrevealed until its season, something God alone can see.


RESPONDING TO THE WORD
Offering

Offertory

*Doxology
*Prayer of Dedication

Your importance in our lives, O God, is reflected in our gifts. We return to You, through the ministry and outreach of this church, a portion of all that You have entrusted to us. We promise that these offerings will not be the end of our giving. We will also invest our time and abilities in Your work of healing, comforting, teaching, guiding, and proclaiming good news. Bless each gift, whatever its size, and multiply the good to be done through our talents and treasure. Amen.
ENACTING THE WORD
*Closing Hymn “When We All Get to Heaven” No. 701
*Benediction

God, we just thank You for satisfying our souls, taking the messiness of our lives and scrubbing us clean, the same promise You offered to the Exiles 2,600 years ago and that You offer us today through Christ, Your Son. We know our lives this week will be very busy, but we ask that You pour out Your cleansing water on us, so that we may be able to humbly but confidently submit to Your will, getting the saint business done that You would have us to do. Amen.


*Postlude

*People standing, as able. Bold, response of the people


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November 4, 2012

9:45am

Gathering


Giving Our Faith WINGS

When the Saints Go Marching In

Did You Feel The Mountains Tremble

Welcome
God’s Holy Word Ezekiel 36:24-28, MSG Alex Spencer


Message "Get Your Business Done" Rev. Kristi Hornick
Communion
You Are Holy

Offering Prayer

Here I Am Lord

Giving Our Tithes and Offerings

Sanctuary

Commissioning of Mission Team to Haiti


Prayers of the People

The Blessing

Burn Bright for Christ


Prayers: Bradley Eads at Rocky Mountain Children's Hospital. Barbara

Irelan at Northern Colorado Rehab. Kathy Scott at Rehabilitation &

Nursing Center of the Rockies. Dave Ware at Peak to Peak Rehab in

Longmont.

Mary Jo Andrews, Hadgie Boegli, Greg Boyle, Bob Chappell, Nettie

Combs, Taryn Davis, Doris Dorr, Ella Mae Doyle, Cliff Ertelt, Bobbye

Fairless, Lillian Ford, Mae Fox, Sue Gear, Clyde Hengl, Jim Hirning, Les

Mechem, Lew Moore, Joyce Plants, Bob Ramey, Marthellen Ramsay, Jane

Riecke, Clark Rikli, Geary Senter, Mike Spoon, Betty Stanley, Sandy Wild,

Becky Wittler, Mildred Wood, Jo & Woody Woodward.

Nettie Albaugh's friend, Ella Sizemore; Nettie Combs' cousins, Lynn

Bellott & Pete Foster; Brent Fidler's sister, Karla; Henrietta Hall’s twin

sister, Izetta Hardin; Marge Hansen’s sister, Karen; Susan Harding's

stepmother, Gail Shefferly; Elizabeth Hohweiler's father, Lloyd Scott;

Todd & Renee Howard's grandson, Dominic; Mark Kessler's grandfather,

Herbert Kessler; Rev. Lauren's dad, Ed Clawson; Kay Neckel's sister,

Jackie Thelen; Donna Quakenbush's family member, Claire Myers; Sharon

Sheet's nephew, Matt Meece; Sandy & Vic Spencer's grandson, Tyler

Setuldeda; Marj Swett’s son, Mark; Ryan Walls and his family; Anita

Williams' niece, Nichole; Marcia Yoder’s sister-in-law, Karen.

Joe Brockman, Branden Greenstreet, Jacob Miklea - serving our country

in the military.

Pray for all who are seeking employment.
Presence: 10/28/12 - 351
Gifts: Thank you to all who purchased calendars from UMW.

       


Service: Thank you to all who provided candy and trunks for

Trunk-Or-Treat.


Death: Helen Ford - 10/23/12
Altar Flowers: Provided by Barbara & Lew Moore

Acolytes: 8:30am - Ella Berdahl & Lincoln Solt

11:00am - Jessica Atwood & Karissa Fidler



Missionaries: Dr. Steve & Alene Burgert, Daniel Lush and

Emmanuel & Florence Mefor.







Welcome to Worship! If you are a newcomer, welcome! During the service please use and pass the Friendship Folders. We encourage everyone to record their visit and complete the information sheet, including the city in which you live. If you are a first time guest, please fill out the yellow sheet and bring it to the ‘Ask Me’ desk for a hospitality gift. Also, if you have questions about FUMC, stop by the Ask Me Desk located in Lobby Court. Church information may also be found in the Friendship Folders and on our website: www.SeekChristToday.org.

Child Care: The nursery is located by the church office and is available for children ages infant - 5 years. Child Care is always available during all worship services.

Additional Parking is available in the Truscott Elementary School parking lot, north of the church on Grant Street just west of the school.

The Children’s Worship Bags feature activities connected to today’s message. Pick up your bag from the rack at the back of the sanctuary and return it to an usher or place in the “Used Bags” bin near the rack after the service so they can be re-stuffed with fun for next week!

Hearing Devices are available during the worship service. Please ask an usher to assist you if you would like to use one.
Prayer Cards: Prayer Request cards are available in the Friendship Folders; please use them to notify the Prayer Ministry Team of any prayer requests and/or answered prayers. You may either drop the cards in the offering plate, or put them in the Prayer Box at the back of the Sanctuary. Prayers may also be submitted on our website, www.seekchristtoday.org.
Worship Service on Cable TV: The 8:30am worship service is televised every Wednesday evening at 6:00pm on channel 83, Comcast.

Fellowship Hour: Coffee, pastries/breads/fruit are available in Coy Hall between 9:30 & 11:00am. We invite you to stay and enjoy the fellowship.

Next Week in Worship: Veteran's Day Observance. Rev. Lauren Miller will preach.

Large Print Bulletins & Hymnals are available from an usher.

533 Grant Ave. Loveland, CO 80537

Office hours - M-Thur. 8:30am - 3:30pm

Friday 8:30am - 12:00pm (970) 667-0876




First United Methodist Church of Loveland

Changing Lives, Transforming the World
Rev. Jane’s e-mail: revjane@fumcloveland.com - cell phone: 970-692-3620

Rev. Brian’s e-mail: revbrian@fumcloveland.com - cell phone: 970-690-5154



E-mail: office@fumcloveland.com; website: www.SeekChristToday.org



William Thompson November 6, 2011

Clarence Ferris November 14, 2011

Clarisse Adis December 15, 2011

James Meininger January 21, 2012

Maxine McCauley January 31, 2012

Dorothy Rust February 27, 2012

Alan Weingardt March 2, 2012

Charles Hein April 7, 2012

Joann Stotts June 10, 2012

Raymond Collins June 13, 2012

David Wagner June 13, 2012

Robert Trethewey June 17, 2012

Thomas DeLany July 7, 2012

Sally Coleman August 14, 2012

Douglas Fogland September 17, 2012

Virginia Chappell September 24, 2012

Robert Forrest September 24, 2012

Virginia Link October 3, 2012

Richard Addington October 13, 2012

Helen Ford October 23, 2012
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