Online Bulletin

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An online”bulletin” for our next Live Stream service is posted below.  Use it to follow along and to read the scriptures while you watch the service “live.” 

If you’re watching a recording of a service, “bulletins” for some previous services are also posted below.  Open the “drop down” box to view them. 


The Next Live Service…

  • Sunday May 31, 10:15 AM


A bulletin for this week’s service will be posted in this space when the details become available…




Previously Recorded Services…


Sunday (5/24/20)

Sunday, May 24

Ascension Sunday, Aldersgate Sunday, and Memorial day weekend….


Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • Sing to the King
  • America The Beautiful


Welcome & Announcements

A Salute to Our Service Men & Women  (Slideshow)

Opening Hymn:  Battle Hymn of the Republic

Prayer Chorus:    America


Scripture:      Luke 24:30-53  &  Acts 1:6-11 

Message:        Warmly Rising to New Heights

Closing Hymn:   For All The Saints


Sending Forth:  Let There Be Peace on Earth

Sunday (5/17/20)

Sunday May 17

Songs of Praise & Worship

  • “Glory to God Forever”
  • “Way Maker”


Welcome & Announcements 

Opening Hymn:       “Great is Thy Faithfulness”

Ministry of Music:    “Potter’s Hand”

Prayer Chorus:   “In His Time”

Congregational Prayer

Scripture:   Ecclesiastes 3:1-17

Sermon:      A Companion for the Long, Twisting Journey

Closing Hymn:   “Hymn of Promise”


Benediction Response:   “You Shall Go Out With Joy” (The Trees of the Field)

Sunday (5/10/20)

Sunday May 10 (Mother’s Day)

Songs of Praise & Worship

  • Days of Elijah
  • Spring Up O Well

Welcome & Announcements 

Opening Hymn:  “Praise  Him,Praise Him”



Favorite Songs of Our Faith

“Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.”

Colossians 3:16-17

Hymn Favorites

  • “His Eye is On The Sparrow”
  • “Standing on the Promises…” (chorus)
  •  “It is Well With My Soul” (choral arrangement)
  •  “How Great Thou Art”



Psalm 103:1-5   Praise for forgiveness, healing, and renewal

  • “10,000 Reasons”/”Bless the Lord O My Soul”
  •  “On Eagles Wings”


Psalm 121   God is our creator, provider, sustainer

  •  “I Lift My Eyes Up”


Psalm 42     Our hearts long for God

  •  “As the Deer”


“Spiritual Songs”

  •  “Old Church Choir”
  •  “Jesus Loves Me” (Virtual Joy-Filled Juniors)


Chorus Medley

  • “Through It All”
  • “Pass It On”
  • “Here I Am Lord”


Our Amazing God



SLIDE SHOW – Mother’s Day 2020

Sunday (5/3/20)

Sunday May 3, 2020 (10:15 AM)


Songs of Praise & Worship:                                                                                       “Standing on the Promises”    “Whom Shall I Fear (God of  Angel Armies)”

Opening Hymn: “Holy, Holy, Holy”

Offertory:   “Find Us Faithful”

Prayer Chorus: “Jesus, Thank You”

Congregational Prayer

Scripture:   Esther 4:1-17    Isaiah 54:17    

Sermon – “Spiritual Lessons Learned from My Dog Ripley”                                Part3: “Be Loyal and Faithful”

Communion Choruses:                                                                                             “Open Our Eyes, Lord”    “O How He Loves You & Me”    “Rock of Ages”

Closing Hymn:   “Freely, Freely”


Sending Forth   “O may all who come before us find us faithful…”

Organ Postlude

Sunday (4/26/20)

Sunday April 26 (10:15 AM)


Songs of Praise & Worship:                                                                               “This is Amazing Grace”      “Open the Eyes of My Heart, Lord”

Opening Hymn:  “Crown Him With Many Crowns”

Ministry of Music:  (Ann Downham)

Prayer Chorus:    “Seek Ye First  ”

Congregational Prayer

Scripture:   Obadiah v15-17          Proverbs 15:13-23

                     Proverbs 17:22    Matthew 7:7-12     Philippians 2:1-11    

Sermon – “Spiritual Lessons Learned from My Dog Ripley”                                                    Part2: “Wag More, Bark Less”

Closing Hymn   “Blessed Assurance, Jesus is Mine!”


Sending Forth “This is my story, this is my song…”

Sunday (4/19/20)

Sunday April 19 (10:15 AM)


Songs of Praise & Worship   “Overtaken”,  “King of Kings”

Opening Hymn      “Soldiers of Christ, Arise! 

Ministry of Music   “Voice of Truth” (Chris Valianti)

Prayer Chorus   “Still”

Congregational Prayer

Scripture:  Luke  9:62    Philippians 3:13   Numbers 13

Sermon – “A Doggone Sermon Series”      Part 1: “Be Brave, No Matter What Your Size”  

Closing Hymn   “Give to the Winds Thy Fears”


Sending Forth     “Every Morning is Easter Morning…”

Easter Sunday (4/12/20)

Easter Sunday

April 12, 2020 (10:15 AM)

Songs of Praise & Worship

  • “Living Hope”
  • “O Praise the Name of the Lord our God”


Scripture Reading   1 Corinthians 15:51-58

Hymn   “Christ the Lord is Risen Today”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music  “In Christ Alone”

Prayer Chorus  “In the Garden”


Scripture Reading  Matthew 28:1-10

Sermon   “Giving Easter A Giant Hug”

At this time, we would be inviting those who want to sing the Hallelujah Chorus to come to the choir loft.  Today we invite you to join and sing with a special presentation of the Hallelujah Chorus, recorded in December, 2017, of our church and community choirs as we came together to present Handel’s Messiah (See This Post).  During the postlude, we present a special “virtual” gathering of our church family.

Closing Hymn  “He Lives”

Benediction Response   “He is Lord”

Postlude     Fantasia for Easter Morning…………arranged by A. C. Whitworth

Good Friday (4/10/20)

A  Good Friday Tenebrae Service

April 10, 2020  (7:00 PM)


*Call to Worship     (from John 3:16 & Hebrews 4:14-16)

  • Reader: God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him may not perish but have eternal life.
  • ALL: We have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession.
  • Reader: We have One who in every respect has been tested as we are, yet without sin.
  • ALL: Let us therefore approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

Opening Hymn     “The Old Rugged Cross”


Almighty and most merciful God, whose will is that all people should be saved, and who did give Your Son our Lord Jesus Christ to be the expiation for the sins of the whole world: We humbly bow in adoration and praise before Your holy throne on this Good Friday and thank You for Your unspeakable gift through Your Son. In the name of Christ our Lord we pray. Amen.

Old Testament Reading             Isaiah 53:7-10 

Gospel Reading                             John 18:28-38

Hymn     “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”

Gospel Reading                              John 19:1-16

The Reproaches

  • Reader: O My people, what I have done unto you, or wherein have I wearied you? Testify against me. Because I brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, you have prepared a cross for your Savior.
  • People: O God, holy and mighty, have mercy upon us.
  • Reader: Because I led you through the desert forty years, and fed you with manna, quail, and water bringing you into a land exceedingly good, you have prepared a cross for your Savior.
  • People: O God, holy and mighty, have mercy upon us.
  • Reader: Before you I opened the Red Sea: and you have opened my side with a spear. I went before you in a pillar of cloud: and you have brought me to the judgment hall of Pilate.
  • People: O God, holy and mighty, have mercy upon us.
  • Reader: I gave you food of manna and quail in the desert and you have beaten me with blows and stripes. I made you to drink the water of salvation from the rock: and you have made me to drink gall and vinegar.
  • People: O God, holy and mighty, have mercy upon us.
  • Reader:  I gave you a royal scepter: and you have given my head a crown of thorns. I lifted you up with great power: and you have hung me upon a cross.
  • People: O God, holy and mighty, have mercy upon us.

Gospel Reading                      John 19:16-30

1st candle is extinguished

Ministry of Music              “If That Isn’t Love”

Adoration at the Cross

  • Reader: “Far be it from me to glory except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to Me, and I to the world” (Galatians 6:14).
  • Response:     Hymn       “Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross”

2nd  candle is extinguished

  • Reader: “He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree” (1 Peter 2:24a)
  • Response:     Hymn      “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded”

3rd  candle is extinguished

  • Reader: “You know that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your fathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot” (1 Peter 1:18-19).
  • Response:     Hymn        “Beneath the Cross of Jesus”

4th  candle is extinguished

  • Reader: Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring us to God” (1 Peter 3:18a).
  • Response:     Hymn       “Alas! and Did My Savior Bleed”

5th  candle is extinguished

  • Reader: We see Jesus, who for a little while was made lower than the angels, crowned with glory and honor because of the suffering of death”    (Hebrews 2:9a).
  • Response:     Hymn       “What Wondrous Love Is This” (v1,2)

6th candle is extinguished   Prayer of Intercession (in unison)

O merciful and glorious God, You have made all of the human family and You hate nothing which You have made. You, O God, do not will the death of anyone, but in Your magnificent love desire that all of the human family would come to You by faith in Christ. Have mercy upon us, and especially upon all those who do not have faith in You, or those who deny the faith in Jesus Christ. Take from all those who are wandering from You, ignorance, hardness of heart, bitterness, contempt, so they may be led by Your Holy Spirit to that divine relationship with You. We pray this in the name of Jesus, along with the prayer He taught us to say, Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, For Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory forever. Amen.

Christ Candle is extinguished

Time of Silence

Closing Hymn      “Were You There”    (Christ Candle is relit during the singing of this hymn)

Dismissal with Blessing

  • Leader: By the stripes of our Lord Jesus we are healed. By the wounds of our Savior Jesus, we are made whole. Let us leave this time of worship and be grateful for the love God has demonstrated to us through our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • People: As we conclude this time of worship we go in the name of Jesus Christ and live in the salvation made possible by that first Good Friday.
  • ALL: Amen and Amen.

Going Forth in Silence

Maundy Thursday (4/9/20)

A Service for Maundy Thursday

April 9, 2020 (7:00 PM)

Musical Prelude

Call to Worship

  • Leader: The entry into Jerusalem – was a time of great celebration!
  • People: The entry into the upper room – was a time of great togetherness!
  • Leader: The entry into the judgment hall – was a time of great humiliation.
  • People: The entry onto Golgotha – was time of great pain and eventually, death.
  • Leader: Our Lenten journey has brought us to our various places this evening. We gather this holy night to profess our faith as a unified body, though separated by distance; To hear Jesus’ story, to remember Jesus’ life and His atoning death.
  • People: We are all called by God for a night and a time such as this! We are all sisters and brothers in Christ!
  • Leader: Let’s worship God together!

Opening Hymn “All Glory, Laud, and Honor”

Opening Prayer (in unison)

Most Holy God, just as the crowds in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday offered Your Son Jesus their praise, their garments, their palm branches, their very best, so too on this holy night we offer the very best of our praise to You. Along with the crowds of old, we recognize that Jesus is the Messiah, the One who has come to save us from our sins. We give praise to You, for You alone are worthy of our praise. We humbly ask that You would accept our offerings of praise and worship during this service. All that we have and all that we are, we give to You in Jesus‘ name. Amen.

New Testament Reading Luke 22:1-6

Special Music

New Testament Reading Luke 22:7-38

Evening Prayer

Hymn “Spirit Song”

New Testament Reading Luke 22:39-54

Hymn “My Jesus, I Love Thee”


The Lord’s Prayer (sung to the tune of “O God Our Help in Ages Past”)

Our Father, Lord on heaven’s high throne, most holy be Your name Your kingdom come, Your will be done on earth—in heav’n the same.

Give us this day the food we need; forgiven may we be; Into temptation do not lead; from evil set us free.

Yours the kingdom, yours the pow’r, and Yours the majesty. So shall it be from this glad hour and to eternity.

Hymn “Are Ye Able”

Dismissal with Blessing

  • Leader: Now the Son of Man, the One who loves us, is glorified.
  • People: In Him, God is glorified.
  • Leader: The One who loves us gives us a new commandment: to love one another!
  • People: As the Lord has loved us, we will love each other.
  • Leader: Let everyone see this love among you, and glorify God in your life.
  • People: Let everyone see how our love belongs to Christ.
  • Leader: Let us conclude this time of worship in peace, in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
  • People: Thanks be to God!

Palm Sunday (4/5/20)

Sunday April 5, 2020

Palm Sunday   (10:15 AM)

Songs of Praise & Worship

  • “Hosanna, Praise is Rising!”
  • “He is Exalted”
  • “The Palms”

Welcome and  Announcements

Ministry of Music   “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us””

Prayer Chorus        “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus” 

Time of Prayer

Scripture   It will be from one of the Gospel accounts of Palm Sunday.  Here are the options….

Message – Pastor Jim


  • Communion song, “Come to the Altar”

Closing Hymn   “Hosanna, Loud Hosanna”



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