SUNDAY WORSHIP – 10:45 AM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WELCOME TO THE WEB SITE  OF                                                                       THE NORTH RIDGE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

 

NR BI 3 16 003                       Memorial window in honor of Olive Beach, our founder                                                                                                                                                                                                  Please take some time to browse and read about our church and our ministry to the community.  If you like what you find, please join us for worship on Sunday .  ALL ARE WELCOME!   Below you will find our usual order of worship:

RECENT SERVICES                                                                 Rev. Matt Worley, Pastor

            ORDER OF WORSHIP                        

 FIFTH SUNDAY IN LENT                                                                                            April 2, 2017

“We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, His power,           and the wonders He has done.”  –  Psalm 78:4

                                            THE GATHERING OF GOD’S PEOPLE

PRELUDE                                                                                                         Don Schultz, Organist

BRINGING IN THE LIGHT

ANNOUNCEMENTS

A HISTORY MOMENT                                                                                                     Don Schultz

CALL TO WORSHIP                                                                                                          UMH #848

HYMN                   “Rejoice the Lord is King”                                                                 UMH #716

OPENING PRAYER                                                                                                                                  Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

PASSING OF THE PEACE

CHILDRENS’ MESSAGE

PROCLAIMING THE WORD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  OLD TESTAMENT READING:                  Ezekiel 37:1-14

SPECIAL MUSIC                                                                                                           NRUMC Choir

SERMON LESSON                               Romans 8:6-11                                                                       “If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will give life to your mortal bodies also through his Spirit that dwells in you.”(11)

MESSAGE             ” Too good not to Be True”                                        Pastor Matt Worley Sermon Theme: To inherit eternal life and a wonderful life right here and right now, all we have to do is allow the Spirit to dwell in us. It may sound too good to be true but it is.

HYMN                         “Breathe on Me Breath of God”                                                 UMH #420

                                           OUR RESPONSE TO THE WORD

PRAYERS OF OUR CHURCH FAMILY

THE LORD’S PRAYER

THE OFFERING OF OUR GIFTS AND OURSELVES

DOXOLOGY                                                                                                                           UMH #95

PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING

                                  GOD’S PEOPLE SCATTER INTO THE WORLD

CLOSING HYMN              “Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart”                       UMH #500

DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING

CARRYING GOD’S LIGHT INTO THE WORLD

GO MAKE OF ALL DISCIPLES

 

WORSHIP SERVICE VOLUNTEERS                                                                               Greeters:                                                                                                                                             Liturgist:                                                                                                                                                 Reader:                                                                                                                                                     Ushers:

 

Attendance Last Week:                                                                                               Offering Received:  $

  • Breakfast Club – Monday at 8:30 am
  • Bible Study – Monday at 9:30 am
  • CMC meets Tuesday from 1-4 pm
  • Choir practice Wednesdays at 7:15 pm.  Please consider joining us!
  • Maunday Thursday service, 7 pm, April 13.
  • Good Friday service  TBA
  • Easter Service, 10:45 am, April 16.  Please join us!

 

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