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Worship Bulletins 7.25.21

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Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship Service
July 25, 2021 | 11:00 am

“Recognizing the Lonely”
First in the series Where No One Walks Alone
Matthew 9:9-13
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Welcome
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Prelude: “Praise God, From Whom All Blessings Flow”
Johann Pachelbel, arranger
Peggy Graff, organist

*Call to Worship
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor (11:00 am)
One: The Lord continually watches all of God’s own sheep.
All: They are led to green pastures and brought before
stilled waters.
One: Praise God for God’s tender and loving care of us.
All: Thanks to God for all the mercies God shows to us.
One: Let us enter God’s house with hearts filled with joy.
All: O Lord, open our spirits to respond to Your words of compassion. Amen!

*Hymn 75: “All People That on Earth Do Dwell (st. 1-4)”

*Affirmation of Faith 883
Dr. Mike Marshall, 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

Faith Like a Child
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor

*Hymn 140: “Great Is Thy Faithfulness (all 3 st.)”

Scripture: Matthew 9:9-13
Dr. Zhenya Gurina-Rodriguez, Associate Pastor
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

Sermon: “Recognizing the Lonely”

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)

Announcements
Dr. Zhenya Gurina-Rodriguez, Associate Pastor

Stewardship Moment
Dave Alvarado

Offertory: “Grace”
Mark Hayes, arranger
Choral Union
Thomas Williams, director

*Doxology 95
Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow.
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heavenly host.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: “We Are Called”
We are called to act with justice,
we are called to love tenderly,
we are called to serve one another,
to walk humbly with God!

*Postlude: “Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
Jack Schrader, arranger

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.
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 | DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 7.18.21

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Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship
July 18, 2021

“Where does Jesus say, ‘I am God.’?”
John 14:8-11
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Please silence your cell phone as we prepare our hearts and minds for worship.

Welcome
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Prelude: “Jesus Loves Me”
Jason D. Payne , arranger
Peggy Graff, organist

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Dr. Zhenya Gurina Rodriguez
One: God the Creator is in this place.
All: The love of the Father is with us.
One: Jesus our Redeemer is in this place.
All: The grace of the Son is with us.
One: The Holy Spirit is in this place.
All: The communion of the Spirit is with us.
One: We welcome the fullness of God’s presence.
All: God be with us now and forever. Amen.

*Hymn 158: “Come, Christians, Join to Sing”

*Affirmation of Faith 883
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

Announcements

Offertory: “It Is Well”
John Ness Beck, arranger
Choral Union
Thomas Williams, director

*Doxology 95
Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow.
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heavenly host.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Scripture: John 14:8-11
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

Sermon: “Where does Jesus say, ‘I am God.’?”

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

*Hymn 174: “His Name is Wonderful”

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: “Sent Forth by God’s Blessing”

Sent forth by God’s blessing, our true faith confessing,
the people of God from this dwelling take leave.
The service is ended, O now be extended
the fruits of our worship in all who believe.
The seed of the teaching, receptive souls reaching,
shall blossom in action for God and for all.
God’s grace did invite us, and love shall unite us
to work for God’s kingdom and answer the call.

*Postlude: “Partita on I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord”
Raymond Haan, arranger

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.
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 | DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 7.11.21

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Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship
July 11, 2021

“What Does ‘Jesus’ Mean in Hebrew?”
Matthew 1:18-21
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Please silence your cell phone as we prepare our hearts and minds for worship.

Welcome
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Prelude: “All Things Bright and Beautiful”
Carol Troutman Wiggins , arranger
Arthur Busby, violin
Peggy Graff, piano

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Nancy Fisher, Director of Stewardship
One: Jesus you are by many names
All: You are known as Prince of Peace, King of Kings, Immanuel, Messiah
One: but there is only one that your mother called you, your friends called you, and we call you still
All: We call you Jesus, the Christ.
One: Jesus means God is Salvation
All: You are our salvation. Amen.

*Hymn 57: “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” (verses 1, 2, 3, 7)

*Affirmation of Faith 883
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate
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

Sacrament of Baptism
Edward Gerard Hackett, III, son of Virginia and Edward Hackett, Jr.

Baptismal Hymn 191: “Jesus Loves Me” (vs. 1)

Congregational Response
With God’s help we will so order our lives after the example
of Christ that Edward Gerard, surrounded by steadfast love, may be established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to life eternal.

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

 Hymn: Jesus Loves the Little Children
Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world,
every nation, every race, all are held in his embrace,
Jesus loves the little children of the world.

Announcements

Offertory: “This Is My Father’s World”
Elaine Hagenberg, arranger

Choral Union
Arthur Busby, violin
Thomas Williams, director

*Doxology 95
Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow.
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heavenly host.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Scripture: Matthew 1:18-21
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

 Sermon: “What Does ‘Jesus’ Mean in Hebrew?”

 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

*Hymn 500: “Spirit of God, Descend upon My Heart” (verses 1, 5)

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: “Emmanuel”
Emmanuel, Emmanuel, his name is called Emmanuel.
God with us, revealed in us, his name is called Emmanuel.

*Postlude: “Praise Him! Praise Him!”
Mary McDonald, arranger

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.
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 | DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 7.4.21

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Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship
July 4, 2021

“Let Freedom and Compassion Ring!”
Matthew 22:34-40
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor

Please silence your cell phone as we prepare our hearts and minds for worship.

Welcome
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor

Prelude: Fantasia on “America, the Beautiful”
Rex Koury, arranger
Peggy Graff, organ

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Dr. Zhenya Gurina Rodriguez, Associate Pastor
One: Thank You God, for Your presence with all the peoples of the earth.
All: Your blessings are poured upon all nations and their citizens.
One: In our nation, we give thanks for women and men who lead us:
All: give them a vision and passion for truth and justice.
One: We enthusiastically gather to celebrate this Independence Day!
All: May our worship glorify You, O God, and Your grace move us to use our liberty for the benefit of others!

*Hymn 428: “For the Healing of the Nations” (verses 1, 4)

*Affirmation of Faith 883
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

Faith Like a Child
“Mister Mark” Burrows, Children’s Director

Hymn: “Jesus Loves the Little Children”
Jesus loves the little children,
All the children of the world,
Every nation, every race,
All are held in his embrace,
Jesus loves the little children of the world.
Announcements

Offertory: “God is Our Refuge and Strength”
Allen Pote, composer
Choral Union
Thomas Williams, director

*Doxology 95
Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow.
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heavenly host.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Scripture: Matthew 22:34-40
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

Sermon: “Let Freedom and Compassion Ring!”

Service of Holy Communion
Hymnal pages 12-13
Invitation
Confession and Pardon
The Great Thanksgiving
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)
Serving the Bread and Cup
Communion Hymn 618: “Let Us Break Bread Together” (verse 3)

*Invitation to Christian Discipleship

*Hymn 437: “This Is My Song” (verses 1-3)

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: “God Bless America”
God bless America, land that I love.
Stand beside her and guide her,
through the night with the light from above.
From the mountains to the prairies,
to the oceans white with foam.
God bless America, my home sweet home.
God bless America, my home sweet home.

*Postlude: “God Bless America”

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.
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 | DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 6.27.21

Click on the + symbol to view the bulletin in your browser or click the link below to view the bulletin pdf.

Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship
June 27, 2021

“Why does Jesus speak in parables?”
Matthew 13:10-17
Dr. Zhenya Gurina Rodriguez, Associate Pastor

Please silence your cell phone as we prepare our hearts and minds for worship.

Welcome
Dr. Zhenya Gurina Rodriguez, Associate Pastor

Prelude: “Twelve Gates to the City”
Traditional African-American spiritual
Crossroad Singers

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor
One: God, You are at work in the stories of our lives, shaping us to be more like You.
All: Give us eyes to see Your hands at work.
One: Your voice calls us forward, into the world around us as beacons of light, of hope, of Your love and goodness.
All: Give us ears to hear Your call. Amen.

*Hymn 454: “Open My Eyes, That I May See”

*Affirmation of Faith 883
Rev. Phyllis Barren, 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

Sacrament of Baptism
Olivia Augustat and Rajeev Voleti, adult baptisms
Abigail Lyanna Anthony, daughter of Kellie and Maxwell Anthony

Congregational Response
With God’s help we will so order our lives after the example
of Christ that Abigail Lyanna, surrounded by steadfast love, may be established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to life eternal.
Faith Like a Child
“Mister Mark” Burrows, Director of Children’s Ministries

Hymn: “Jesus Loves the Little Children”
Jesus loves the little children,
All the children of the world,
Every nation, every race,
All are held in his embrace,
Jesus loves the little children of the world.

Announcements

Offertory: “Music’s from God”
C. David Grant, composer

*Doxology 95
Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow.
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heavenly host.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Scripture: Matthew 13:10-17
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

Sermon: “Why does Jesus speak in parables?”

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

*Hymn 600: “Wonderful Words of Life”

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: “We are called”
We are called to act with justice,
we are called to love tenderly,
we are called to serve one another,
to walk humbly with God!

*Postlude: “Give Me That Old Time Religion”
Gordon Young, arranger
Peggy Graff, organist

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.
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 | DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 6.20.21

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Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship
June 20, 2021

“How Does Jesus Change Your Life?”
Galatians 2:16-20
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Please silence your cell phone as we prepare our hearts and minds for worship.

Welcome
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Prelude: “O God, Thou Faithful God”
Sigfrid Karg-Elert, composer
Peggy Graff, organist
Procession Leader: Henry Holman
Acolyte: Edward Holman

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Rev. Phyllis Barren, Associate Pastor
One: God’s love is extravagant!
All: God pours out God’s love as a cleansing lotion for our weary souls.
One: God’s love is healing!
All: God’s healing balm soothes and comforts us.
One: God’s love is generous!
All: God continually reaches out and helps us throughout all our lives.
One: Thanks be to God for such extravagant, healing, generous love.
All: Amen!

*Hymn 577: “God of Grace and God of Glory” (vv 1, 2, 4)

*Affirmation of Faith 883
Dr. Mike Marshall, 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

Faith Like a Child
“Mister Mark” Burrows, Director of Children’s Ministries
Hymn: “Jesus Loves the Little Children”
Jesus loves the little children,
All the children of the world,
Every nation, every race,
All are held in his embrace,
Jesus loves the little children of the world.

Announcements

Offertory: “I Choose Love”
Mark Miller, composer
Choral Union
Thomas Williams, director
Isabel Pratt, soloist

*Doxology 95
Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow.
Praise God, all creatures here below;
Praise God above, ye heavenly host.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Scripture: Galatians 2:16-20
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

Sermon: “How does Jesus change your life?”

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

*Hymn 377: “It Is Well with My Soul” (vv 1, 4)

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: “We Are Called” (Refrain)
We are called to act with justice,
we are called to love tenderly,
we are called to serve one another,
to walk humbly with God!

*Postlude: ‘“Andante” from Voluntary in F Major’
John Stanley, 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.
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 | DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 6.13.21

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Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship
90th Anniversary Celebration of the First Sanctuary Service
June 13, 2021

“When does Jesus walk on water?”
Mark 6:45-52
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Please silence your cell phone as we prepare our hearts and minds for worship.

Welcome
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Prelude: “Liebesträume”
Franz Liszt, composer/James M. Guthrie, arranger
Dace Sultanov, cello
Peggy Graff, piano
Procession Leader: Henry Holman
Acolytes: Edward Holman

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Kat Bair, Director of Youth Ministries
One: God, make the door of this church wide enough to receive all who need love and fellowship.
All: God, make the door of this church the gateway to your eternal Kingdom. Amen!

*Hymn 61: “Come Thou Almighty King” (verses 1, 2, 4)

*Affirmation of Faith 883
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

Sacrament of Baptism
Jack Christopher Gregory , son of Brittney and Michael Gregory

Baptismal Hymn 191: “Jesus Loves Me” (vs. 1)
Congregational Response
With God’s help we will so order our lives after the example
of Christ that Jack Christopher, surrounded by steadfast love, may be established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to life eternal.

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

Announcements

Recognition of 50 Plus Membership

Offertory: “Be Not Afraid”
Taylor Davis, composer
Choral Union
Thomas Williams, director

Scripture: Mark 6:45-52
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

Sermon: “When does Jesus walk on water?”

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

*Hymn 378: “Amazing Grace” (verses 1, 2, 4, 6)

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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”
G. F. Handel, composer

*Postlude: “God of Grace”
Paul Manz, arranger

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.
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 } DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 6.6.21

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Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship
June 6, 2021

“Who Does Jesus Say He Is?”
Selected verses from John
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Welcome
Rev Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Prelude: “Prelude and Fugue in F Major”
Vincent Lubeck, composer
Dr. Beverly Howard, guest organist

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Dr. Zhenya Gurina Rodriguez
One: We come together to celebrate Jesus Christ,
who, though He was in the form of God,
did not consider being equal with God something to exploit.
All: Instead, he emptied himself,
Taking the form of a servant,
Being born in human likeness.
One: He humbled himself,
becoming obedient to the point of death,
even death on a cross.
All: So God raised him up with great honor,
and gave Him the name above all other names,
One: that at the name of Jesus  every knee should bend,
and every tongue confess
All: that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God. Thanks be to God!

*Hymn 127: “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”

*Affirmation of Faith 883
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

Faith Like a Child
“Mister Mark” Burrows, Children’s Director

Hymn: “Jesus Loves the Little Children”
Jesus loves the little children,
All the children of the world,
Every nation, every race,
All are held in his embrace,
Jesus loves the little children of the world.

Announcements

Offertory: “The Lord is My Shepherd”
Allen Pote composer

Scripture: Selected verses from the Gospel of John
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

 Sermon: “Who Does Jesus Say He Is?”                                                                   

 Service of Holy Communion

Hymnal pages 12-13

Invitation

Confession and Pardon

The Great Thanksgiving

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)

Serving the Bread and Cup

Hymn 618: “Let Us Break Bread Together” (stanza 1)

*Invitation to Christian Discipleship

*Hymn 128: “He Leadeth Me: O Blessed Thought”

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: “We Are Called”
We are called to act with justice, we are called to love tenderly,
we are called to serve one another, to walk humbly with God!

*Postlude: “Festival Postlude on CWM Rhondda”
Franklin Ashdown, 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 | Room 350
10:00 – 11:00 am | In-person
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 } DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 5.30.21

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Traditional Worship
May 30, 2021

“Trinity”
Romans 8:12-17
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Welcome
Rev. Lance Marshall, Co-Pastor

Prelude: “Sing to the Lord”
Jason W. Krug, composer
Fifth Street Bells
Alison Haygood, director
Acolytes: Edward and Henry Holman

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Dr. Mike Marshall, Associate Pastor
One: Everlasting God; you have revealed yourself as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
All: We praise you for creating, redeeming and sustaining us.
One: It’s from you that all blessings flow;
All: To all of your loving creatures here below.
One: May we worship you today with joyful devotion!
All: May we gratefully be one in your mission and ministry

*Hymn 64: “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty”

*Affirmation of Faith: The Apsotles’ Creed 881
I believe in God the Father Almighty,
maker of heaven and earth;
And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord:
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, dead, and buried;
the third day he rose from the dead;
he ascended into heaven,
and sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty;
from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic* church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. 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

Faith Like a Child (11:00)
“Mister Mark” Burrows, Director of Children’s Ministries

 Hymn: “Jesus Loves the Little Children”
Jesus loves the little children,
All the children of the world,
Every nation, every race,
All are held in his embrace,
Jesus loves the little children of the world.

Announcements

Offertory: “Thou Art Holy”
Craig Courtney, composer

Scripture: Romans 8:12-17
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

 Sermon: “Trinity”

 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

*Hymn 88: “Maker, in Whom We Live” (stanzas 1 and 4)

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: We Are the Church (refrain)
I am the church! You are the church! We are the church together!
All who follow Jesus, all around the world! Yes, we’re the church together!

*Postlude: “Toccata in Seven”
John Rutter, 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 | Room 350
10:00 – 11:00 am | In-person
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
To register and for more information click here.

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

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9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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!

Worship Bulletins 5.23.21

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Traditional Worship Bulletin

Traditional Worship
May 23, 2021

“Holy Spirit”
Acts 2:1-4
Dr. Tim Bruster, Senior Pastor

Welcome
Dr. Tim Bruster, Senior Pastor

Prelude: “Allegro giocoso from Suite Modale”
Ernest Bloch, composer
Izzy Pratt, flute
Peggy Graff, organist
Procession Leaders: Henry Holman
Acolyte: Edward Holman

Choral Call to Worship

*Call to Worship
Matt Britt, Associate Director of Youth Ministries
One: Today is a naming day, where we set aside time to say out loud the names of the young people in our church family, to lift them up to You Creator God who shaped them and called them good.
All: Today we celebrate them, but You have always known them.
One: From our earliest moments, You know us. From our first steps, You walk alongside us. From our childhood days through our awkward teenage years, we are reminded that we are seen and known and loved by You.
All: We are Yours O God, and we are filled with Your spirit, Your love and Your grace. Amen.

*Hymn 539: “O Spirit of the Living God”

**Please be seated

Sacrament of Baptism
Chase Britain Florio, Jr. and Hunter Morgan Florio,
sons of Amber and Chase Florio
Vivienne Elizabeth Boswell, daughter of Ashley and Lowell Boswell

Baptismal Hymn 191: “Jesus Loves Me” (vs. 1)

Congregational Response
With God’s help we will so order our lives after the example
of Christ that Chase Brittain, Hunter Morgan, and Vivienne Elizabeth, surrounded by steadfast love, may be established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to life eternal.

Faith Like a Child (11:00 am)
“Mister Mark” Burrows, Director of Children’s Ministries

Hymn: “Jesus Loves the Little Children”
Jesus loves the little children,
All the children of the world,
Every nation, every race,
All are held in his embrace,
Jesus loves the little children of the world.

Senior Recognition
Kat Bair, Direcor of Youth Ministries

Congregational Response
Leader: Through the sacrament of baptism you were initiated into Christ’s holy church by the steadfast love and grace of God.
Congregation: We were committed to pray for you and to nurture you in your journey of faith through our words and our deeds.
Leader: Through confirmation, you reaffirmed your faith, renewing the covenant declared at your baptism.
Congregation: We welcomed you into membership and were encouraged by your claiming of this tradition, and this community.
Leader: Through church membership, you have taken seriously the call to be a disciple of Christ and, through the Holy Spirit, have grown in grace, knowledge, and maturity.
Congregation: We encouraged you to question and challenge, we served alongside you, and we were inspired and transformed by your witness.
Leader: Through this recognition, we send you out, knowing that God goes with you wherever you go.
Congregation: We bless you and pray for you as your faith journey continues beyond this church. Always remember that this is your home and that in trials and triumphs, in mountains and valleys, in whatever the future holds, in this community you will always belong.

Prayer of Blessing

Offertory: “Shine”
Erin Ypya, composer
Cornerstone Youth Choir
Erin Ypya, cirector
Thomas Williams, accompanying

Scripture: Acts 2:1-4
God speaks to us through the reading of scripture.
Thanks be to God.

Sermon: “Holy Spirit”

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

*Hymn 557: “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”

*Benediction
One: Our gathering will soon be ended. 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.

*Congregational Benediction: “Let there Be Peace on Earth”
Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me.
Let there be peace on earth, the peace that was meant to be.
With God our Creator, children all are we.
Let us walk with each other in perfect harmony.

Let peace begin with me, let this be the moment now,
With every step I take let this be my solemn vow:
To take each moment and live each moment in peace eternally.
Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me

*Postlude: “Now Thank We All Our God”
Sigrid Karg-Elert, 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 | Room 350
10:00 – 11:00 am | In-person
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Room 350 & Zoom
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 } DiscipleChurch | fumcfw.org/dc
9:30 am | The Gathering | fumcfw.org/gathering-live
11:00 am | Traditional Worship | fumcfw.org/traditional-live
11:11 am | eleven:eleven |  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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