Holy Week Worship Bulletins

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Maundy Thursday Service Bulletin

Maundy Thursday Service | April 1, 2021

Welcome
Dr. Tim Bruster, Senior Pastor

Prelude: “Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele” (Soul, Adorn Thyself With Gladness)
Johannes Brahms, composer
Peggy Graff, organist

*Call to Worship
Rev. Phyllis Barren, Associate Pastor
One: The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
All: And also with you.
One: Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.
All: Christ has prepared a feast of love.

*Hymn 453: “More Love to Thee, O Christ” (st. 1-2)

**Please be seated

Confession and Pardon
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Prayer for Allumination

Scripture Reading Exodus 12:1-14
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor

Faith Like a Child
Mister Mark, Director of Children’s Ministries

*Psalter Reading: Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19
One: I love the Lord, who has heard my voice and my supplications, and has inclined his ear to me whenever I called. What shall I return to the Lord for all my benefits?
All: I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord,
One: I will pay my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people.
All: Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful ones.
One: O Lord, I am your servant; I am Your servant, the child of Your handmaid. You have loosed my bonds.
All: I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the Lord.
One: I will pay my vows to the Lord, in the presence of all his people,
All: in the courts of the house of the Lord, in your midst, O Jerusalem. Praise the Lord!

Anthem: “Bread of the World”
Stan Pethel, arranger
Choral Union Ensemble
Robert Stovall, director

 Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

 Gospel Lesson John 13:1-17, 31b-35

Sermon
Rev. Linda McDermott, Associate Pastor

Pastoral Prayer

 The Great Thanksgiving

 The Lord’s Prayer

Serving Communion: “You Satisfy the Hungry Heart”
Robert E. Kreutz, composer

 Closing Scripture: Mark 14:32-42

 Stripping the Altar: “In the Garden”
Charles Webb, composer

The ushers will release the congregation to the garden.

Notes from FUMCFW

Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth — we are so glad that you are worshiping with us today!

Please let us know you are here by clicking on the attendance button or leaving a comment on Facebook.

Every one dollar bill placed in the black offering boxes (located at each entrance) will go directly to help the First Street Methodist Mission.

The Sanctuary flowers are in loving memory of Michael Patison by his wife Margaret.

“Faith Like a Child” is our FUMCFW children’s sermon for young worshipers of all ages.

Interested in joining FUMCFW? Want more information? Join us for in-person Pastries with the Pastors (minus the pastries) April 11, 11:00 am. For more information contact Lisa Helm at lhelm@myfumc.org.

GROW is the perfect place to get to know others, as well as have discussions about how scripture is meaningful and relevant in everyday life.
Wednesdays | 9:00 – 10:00 am Zoom
10:00 – 11:00 am | In-person
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Zoom AND in-person
To register and for more information click here.

STAY CONNECTED

News
Read FUMCFW news and Stories of Us online and sign up for emails at fumcfw.org/news.

Events
Browse programs and events or search by ministry or keyword at fumcfw.org/events.

Worship with us Online
SUNDAY MORNINGS
8:30 am fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am fumcfw.org/live
11:00 am fumcfw.org/live
11:11 am fumfw.org/1111-live

WRR Radio
Listen to each previous week’s Sanctuary sermon and music on Sunday mornings at 7:30 am on WRR 101.1 FM.

Media Playlists
Watch past services or sermons or listen to podcasts of sermons, services, and special music offerings at fumcfw.org/media.

For more information visit us online at fumcfw.org, “Like” us on Facebook, and “Follow” us on Twitter and Instagram!

Discipleship is the process of being shaped by the Holy Spirit through spiritual practices to become more like Jesus. Healthy Plate Discipleship uses a variety of practices to help you more faithfully follow Jesus Christ. Try all six areas to grow strong in faithful discipleship. Learn more at fumcfw.org/healthyplate.

Worship
Gathering to focus onGod together

Serve
Being God’s people in the world

Give
Putting God first in all things

Learn
Discovering and understanding who God is

Play
Enjoying the good life God gives

Pray
Talking and listening to God’s direction

Are you new?

If you would like to find your Worship Plus One, we would love to visit with you and help you explore the FUMCFW groups or ministries of special interest to you! Finding your Worship Plus One will help you meet others, build relationships, and grow stronger in your faith.

For details, please email Lisa Helm (lhelm@myfumc.org), Director of Welcoming Ministries or Dr. Mike Marshall (mmarshall@myfumc.org), Associate Pastor of Leadership Development — and be sure to include your phone number in your email!

Good Friday Service Bulletin

Good Friday Service April 2, 2021

Welcome
Dr. Tim Bruster, Senior Pastor

Prelude: “Wondrous Love”
Robert Lau, arranger
Peggy Graff, organist

*Call to Worship
Kat Bair, Director of Youth Ministries

One: From the busy-ness of our lives we have come here on a day that is different.
All: In the midst of the world which holds the promise of sping and new life, following a darkness before the dawn; we have come to share a story of betrayal and execution.
One: Come and hear the tale, come and shhare the tragedy, come and embrace the darkness.
All: God of Light, God of Shadow, in our time together today, keep us aware of Your presence in the darkness, especially the darkness before the dawn, help us to see meaning in this terrible story and keep the fire of hope alive in our hearts.

*Hymn 292: “What Wondrous Love Is This” (Vv. 1-2)

**Please be seated

Pastoral Prayer
Rev. Phyllis Barren, Associate Pastor

Faith Like a Child
Mister Mark, Director of Children’s Ministries

Service of Tenebrae

Song of the Suffering Servant: Isaiah 53:409
Rev. Linda McDermott, Associate Pastor

Special Music: “He Never Said a Mumblin’ Word
Moses Hogan, arranger
Aaron Vaught, bariton

Reading 1: Luke 22:45, Mark 14:43-50
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor

 Hymn 290: “Go to Dark Gethsemane” (v 1)

Reading 2: Mark 14:55-65
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

 Hymn 286: “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded” (v 1)

 Reading 3: Mark 14:66-72

 Hymn 286: “O Sacred Head, Now Wounded” (v 2)

 Reading 4: Mark 15:1-15

 Special Music: “Where You There?”
Moses Hogan, arranger
Robert Stovall, baritone

 Reading 5: Mark 15:16-20

 Hymn 297: “Beneath the Cross of Jesus” (v 1)

 Reading 6: Mark 15:21-32

Anthem: “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”
Gilbert M. Martin, arranger
Choral Union Ensemble
Robert Stovall, director

 Reading 7: Mark 15:33-41

Anthem: “Pieta”
Joseph M. Martin, composer

Reading 8: Mark 15:45-47

 Closing: “Come, Sweetest Death”
J.S. Bach/arr. Virgil Fox

The ushers will release the congregation in silence.

Notes from FUMCFW

Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth — we are so glad that you are worshiping with us today!

Please let us know you are here by clicking on the attendance button or leaving a comment on Facebook.

Every one dollar bill placed in the black offering boxes (located at each entrance) will go directly to help the First Street Methodist Mission.

The Sanctuary flowers are in loving memory of Michael Patison by his wife Margaret.

“Faith Like a Child” is our FUMCFW children’s sermon for young worshipers of all ages.

Interested in joining FUMCFW? Want more information? Join us for in-person Pastries with the Pastors (minus the pastries) April 11, 11:00 am. For more information contact Lisa Helm at lhelm@myfumc.org.

GROW is the perfect place to get to know others, as well as have discussions about how scripture is meaningful and relevant in everyday life.
Wednesdays | 9:00 – 10:00 am Zoom
10:00 – 11:00 am | In-person
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Zoom AND in-person
To register and for more information click here.

STAY CONNECTED

News
Read FUMCFW news and Stories of Us online and sign up for emails at fumcfw.org/news.

Events
Browse programs and events or search by ministry or keyword at fumcfw.org/events.

Worship with us Online
SUNDAY MORNINGS
8:30 am fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am fumcfw.org/live
11:00 am fumcfw.org/live
11:11 am fumfw.org/1111-live

WRR Radio
Listen to each previous week’s Sanctuary sermon and music on Sunday mornings at 7:30 am on WRR 101.1 FM.

Media Playlists
Watch past services or sermons or listen to podcasts of sermons, services, and special music offerings at fumcfw.org/media.

For more information visit us online at fumcfw.org, “Like” us on Facebook, and “Follow” us on Twitter and Instagram!

Discipleship is the process of being shaped by the Holy Spirit through spiritual practices to become more like Jesus. Healthy Plate Discipleship uses a variety of practices to help you more faithfully follow Jesus Christ. Try all six areas to grow strong in faithful discipleship. Learn more at fumcfw.org/healthyplate.

Worship
Gathering to focus onGod together

Serve
Being God’s people in the world

Give
Putting God first in all things

Learn
Discovering and understanding who God is

Play
Enjoying the good life God gives

Pray
Talking and listening to God’s direction

Are you new?

If you would like to find your Worship Plus One, we would love to visit with you and help you explore the FUMCFW groups or ministries of special interest to you! Finding your Worship Plus One will help you meet others, build relationships, and grow stronger in your faith.

For details, please email Lisa Helm (lhelm@myfumc.org), Director of Welcoming Ministries or Dr. Mike Marshall (mmarshall@myfumc.org), Associate Pastor of Leadership Development — and be sure to include your phone number in your email!

Easter Sunday Service Bulletin

Easter Sunday Service | Sanctuary | April 4, 2021

Jesus’ Resurrection
Luke 24:1-12
Dr. Tim Bruster, Senior Pastor and Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Welcome
Dr. Tim Bruster, Senior Pastor

Prelude: “Scherzo” (from Prelude, Elegy, and Scherzo)
Carlyle Sharpe, composer
DFW Brass
Peggy Graff, organist

*Call to Worship
Rev. Phyllis Barren, Associate Pastor
One: How joyful it is, to celebrate the good news of God’s love!
All: We are called to be Easter people!
One: Darkness cannot claim us!
All: Fear cannot bind us!
One: Christ is risen!
All: Christ is risen, indeed!  Amen!

*Affirmation of Faith 883
Rev. Linda McDermott, Associate Pastor
We are not alone, we live in God’s world.
We believe in God:
who has created and is creating,
who has come in Jesus, the Word made flesh,
to reconcile and make new,
who works in us and others by the Spirit.
We trust in God.
We are called to be the church:
to celebrate God’s presence,
to love and serve others,
to seek justice and resist evil,
to proclaim Jesus, crucified and risen,
our judge and our hope.
In life, in death, in life beyond death,
God is with us.
We are not alone.
Thanks be to God. Amen.

*Gloria Patri 70
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.

**Please be seated

Hymn: “An Easter Celebration” (featuring Christ the Lord is Risen Today)

Scripture: Luke 24:1-12
8:00 Rev. Phyllis Baren, Associate Pastor
9:30 Dr. Tim Bruster, Sr. Pastor
11:00 Rev. Linda McDermott, Associate Pastor
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

Faith Like a Child
Mister Mark, Director of Children’s Ministries

Special Music: “To the Lamb on the Throne”
Dan Forrest, composer
Choral Union
Robert Stovall, director

Announcements

Offertory: “Canzon Septimi Toni, No. 8”
Giovanni Gabrielli, composer

Sermon: “Jesus’ Resurrection”
8:00 & 11:00 Dr. Tim Bruster, Sr. Pastor
9:30 Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer
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, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. (Matthew 6:9-13)

*Invitation to Christian Discipleship
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor

 Hymn: “Hail the Day that Sees Him Rise!”

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. As a resurrection where will we go, and what will we do?
All: We will go out to be God’s people in the world.
One: May grace, peace, hope, love, and joy forever accompany you. Amen.

*Choral Benediction: “Hallelujah Chorus” (from Messiah)
George Frideric Handel, composer

*Postlude: “La Réjouissance”
Réjouissance  George Frideric Handel, composer

Notes from FUMCFW

Welcome to First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth — we are so glad that you are worshiping with us today!

Please let us know you are here by clicking on the attendance button or leaving a comment on Facebook.

Every one dollar bill placed in the black offering boxes (located at each entrance) will go directly to help the First Street Methodist Mission.

The Sanctuary flowers are in loving memory of Michael Patison by his wife Margaret.

“Faith Like a Child” is our FUMCFW children’s sermon for young worshipers of all ages.

Interested in joining FUMCFW? Want more information? Join us for in-person Pastries with the Pastors (minus the pastries) April 11, 11:00 am. For more information contact Lisa Helm at lhelm@myfumc.org.

GROW is the perfect place to get to know others, as well as have discussions about how scripture is meaningful and relevant in everyday life.
Wednesdays | 9:00 – 10:00 am Zoom
10:00 – 11:00 am | In-person
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Zoom AND in-person
To register and for more information click here.

STAY CONNECTED

News
Read FUMCFW news and Stories of Us online and sign up for emails at fumcfw.org/news.

Events
Browse programs and events or search by ministry or keyword at fumcfw.org/events.

Worship with us Online
SUNDAY MORNINGS
8:30 am fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am fumcfw.org/live
11:00 am fumcfw.org/live
11:11 am fumfw.org/1111-live

WRR Radio
Listen to each previous week’s Sanctuary sermon and music on Sunday mornings at 7:30 am on WRR 101.1 FM.

Media Playlists
Watch past services or sermons or listen to podcasts of sermons, services, and special music offerings at fumcfw.org/media.

For more information visit us online at fumcfw.org, “Like” us on Facebook, and “Follow” us on Twitter and Instagram!

Discipleship is the process of being shaped by the Holy Spirit through spiritual practices to become more like Jesus. Healthy Plate Discipleship uses a variety of practices to help you more faithfully follow Jesus Christ. Try all six areas to grow strong in faithful discipleship. Learn more at fumcfw.org/healthyplate.

Worship
Gathering to focus onGod together

Serve
Being God’s people in the world

Give
Putting God first in all things

Learn
Discovering and understanding who God is

Play
Enjoying the good life God gives

Pray
Talking and listening to God’s direction

Are you new?

If you would like to find your Worship Plus One, we would love to visit with you and help you explore the FUMCFW groups or ministries of special interest to you! Finding your Worship Plus One will help you meet others, build relationships, and grow stronger in your faith.

For details, please email Lisa Helm (lhelm@myfumc.org), Director of Welcoming Ministries or Dr. Mike Marshall (mmarshall@myfumc.org), Associate Pastor of Leadership Development — and be sure to include your phone number in your email!

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