Fruitland United Methodist Church
October 29, 2023
22nd Sunday After Pentecost
Welcoming the Light of Christ and inviting the neighborhood to worship
-Preparing our hearts and souls for worship-
Welcome and Announcements - Pastor
* Call to Worship “Many Gifts, One Spirit” UMH #114
*Responsive Reading - Psalm 90 UMH Page 809
Scripture Reading - 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-8 Page 1838
God’s Word for God’s People. Thanks be to God!
Young People’s Moment - Holly Hutchinson
Prayer: Thank you for the world so sweet. Thank you for the food we eat. Thank you for the birds thatsing. Thank you, God, for everything. AMEN.
“This is My Father’s World” UMH 144
Congregational Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Hymn “Lord, I Want to Be a Christian” UMH #402
We Offer Our Gifts
“Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow” UMH #95
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
praise him, all creatures here below;
praise him above, ye heavenly host;
praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
Message “The Gospel is a Duty, Not a Gift” - Pastor
*Hymn “Jesu, Jesu” UMH #432
“The Spirit Sends Us Forth to Serve” v. 1-4 TFWS #2241
Postlude (Please be seated)
- Symbolically taking the light into the World -
Thank you for worshiping with us today!