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Sunday, June 9th, 2019 Pentecost Sunday

        ASBURY-ST. JAMES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH  
June 9th, 2019 PENTECOST SUNDAY/GRADUATION RECOGNITION         11AM       
                         Chiming of the Hour/Liturgical Color- Red
 
 
*INTRO: “Bless the Lord”
 
*CALL TO WORSHIP:  ALL STAND
PASTOR: The Spirit of Truth is moving….
PEOPLE: pouring out prophetic possibilities for all to see.
PASTOR: The Spirit of Truth is speaking….
PEOPLE: offering words of vision and hope.
PASTOR: The Spirit of Truth is with us…
PEOPLE: weaving dreams of unity and love.
 
*PROCESSION OF THE CROSS, GOD’S WORD, AND LIGHT
           
*HYMN INSERT “Hymn of Pentecost”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
*INVOCATION                                                              
*PSALTER #827                                                         Psalm 104:24-35
*GLORIA PATRI “Glory Be to the Father”                  Hymnal Pg. 70
 
*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH ~ THE APOSTLES CREED
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 arose 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.
 
(Please fill out prayer requests during this time)
 
CHILDREN/YOUTH SERMON                                     Rev. Tim Shaw
 
RECOGNITION OF SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENTS/GRADUATION
(See insert)
 
 
 
REPORT FROM THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2019 
By Alternate Lay Leader, Joe Boyd
 
 
 THE NEW TESTAMENT READINGS
 Acts 2:1-16                                                          Pew Bible Pg.119  Romans 8:14-17                                                   Pew Bible Pg.158
Stacey Hiott, Liturgist
 
 
PASTORAL INTERCESSORY PRAYERS~ JOYS AND CONCERNS
(Please hand prayer requests to usher prior to prayer time)
 
OFFERTORY: “Holy Spirit Flow Though Me”
*DOXOLOGY
 
 
*HYMN # 393 “Spirit of the Living God”
 
 
WORDS OF ASSURANCE
PASTOR: Everyone who calls on the name of God has been saved, is being saved, and will be saved. Amen.
PEOPLE: Thanks be to God. Amen.
 
THE GOSPEL LESSON:   John 14:8-17                Pew Bible Pg.108          
SERMON:                        “PENTECOST”                   Rev. Tim Shaw
 
*HYMN # 404 “Every Time I Feel the Spirit”
 
*COMMISIONING AND BLESSING 
 
POSTLUDE: “Where the Spirit of the Lord Is”
 
*Please Stand as Able
 
 
 
 
STEWARDSHIP REPORT FOR:                                               Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO DATE____________                                         $44,443.65                                                              
ATTENDANCE    51                                                                                                     Café 11
 
 
 
ALTAR FLOWERS
The flowers have been placed in the sanctuary today to the Glory of God and in honor of our much-loved mother…grandmother…                      Barbara Lipe Shaw. We love you! HAPPY BIRTHDAY.
 
***SUNDAY MORNING STUDY***
Join us as we study from Adam Hamilton’s new book, “Revival.”  A continental breakfast at 9:30 AM precedes the study at 10:00 AM in the Family Life Center. Come join us for this exciting new book with an informative DVD as we learn more of the spiritual life of John Wesley.
 
 
WELCOME TO ASBURY-ST. JAMES UMC
We welcome you today to our services and invite to be with us again if you are searching for a church home.  There is a visitor information sheet located in the Narthex. Please give us your information so we can send you a letter with information about our church and its ministries.
 
 
FATHER’S DAY NEXT SUNDAY
Next Sunday is Father’s Day. We invite all father’s to be with us in service as we honor our fathers. There will be special gifts for each father present.
 
 
 
 
*MEMORIALS FOR BILL GOWDER*
Reverend Jim Williams~Scott & Anne Parker~Mr. & Mrs. Paul Gowder
Jon & Rosalea Austen~Joyce Tullis~Pat & Susan Bullock                                 Tom & Bernice Walters
 
 
*MEMORIAL FOR MARY ANN HOLDER*
Reverend Jim Williams
 
*MEMORIAL FOR ROSALINDE ALTMAN BISHOP*
Julie & Gail Brownlee 
 
 
~*~KEEP IN YOUR PRAYERS~*~
Edna Earl Richardson~ The Dillards~  Toni Stramm~
Mary Ann McDonald ~Skippy Adkins~Ermene Graham~
Rosemary Corley~The Infingers~ Evelyn Robertson
 
 
 
Asbury-St. James United Methodist Church
 
Reverend Timothy G. Shaw
 
 
Pentecost Sunday
 
 
IN SERVICE TODAY
 
                                                                                                                                                                    CHOIR MASTER                                                                                                                                                                      Herb Spear
CRUCIFER                                                                                              Charles Holder
ACOLYTE                                                            Luke Shaw
COUNTERS                                                           Joe Boyd & Gaye Caddell
GREETERS                                                                                                                       Doris Gowder & June Harrell
CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR                                       Herb Spear
 
Blending the heritage of Asbury Memorial and St. James Churches in
 mission and ministry for Christ.
754 Rutledge Ave, Charleston SC 29403 (843)722-2826
Website:www.asjumc.org/email: Asbury-st.james@att.net