“Making Disciples for Jesus Christ”

Seventh Sunday of Easter

May 13, 2018

Leader: Christ is risen!

People: He is risen indeed!

All: Halleluia!


Welcome to all our visitors! Please fill out the Registration pad

and pass it to your neighbor.  If you would like to use an

assisted listening device, or a large print hymnal or Bible,

please notify the ushers. 


INTROIT             “Praise the Name of Jesus”           Roy Hicks, Jr.

OPENING PRAYER                                         Stephanie Beasley

A Litany for Mother's Day

Leader: Mothers come in many different forms, and today we celebrate them all!

All: Thank God for mothers!

Leader: Everyone here is either a son or a daughter.

      All: Thank God for my mother!

Leader: For those women who have joined God in Heaven and whom we miss dearly here on earth.

      All: Thank God for the mothers of the past.

Leader: For every woman who is working day and night to rear her children right now.

      All: Thank God for the mothers of today.

Leader: For all the women who are expecting, but aren’t quite mothers yet!

      All: Thank God for soon-to-be-mothers.

Leader: For the women who took in others’ children through adoption and foster care.

      All: Thank God for the mothers with hearts so big.

Leader: For those women who have lost a child to death and must carry on.

      All: Thank God for the mothers who are so strong.

Leader: For all the women who have desperately wanted to have children of their own, but chose instead to mother everyone else.

      All: Thank God for the mothers in spirit.

All: We thank you, Lord, for the women who have influenced our lives in so many ways. We pray that we will honor them in everything we do. Amen.

*HYMN                    “Morning Has Broken”                   UMH 145


FIRST LESSON                                                                  Daniel 6

 May God add his blessings to the reading of His holy Word. 


PSALM 81                                                                        UMH 803

OUR BOYS AND GIRLS            Children under 5 are invited to

      go to the nursery; older children to Sunday School.

ANTHEM                   “Be Still My Soul”                 Jean Sibelius

SECOND LESSON                                         2 Corinthians 4:8-10                     

      May God add his blessings to the reading of His holy Word.      Amen

GOSPEL LESSON                                                        John 16:33       

The word of God for the people of God.

Thanks be to God. Amen

SERMON         “How to Tame Lions”         Rev. Teresa Holloway

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE                              Temple Heggie

 THE LORD’S PRAYER                                              UMH 895

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.



Praise God from whom all blessings flow. Praise Him all

creatures here below. Praise Him above ye heavenly

hosts. Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen            

*HYMN                   “Onward Christian Soldiers”           UMH 573





Please keep the pastor updated on their status by phone or e-mail.

Anne Shrader

Heidi Sossobee

Pam Thomas      

Arnette Smith

Jimmy Eisel

Pat Washington

Barbara Creef

Joe Camacho

Preston family

Betty & Rodney Midgett

John & Mary Cowles

Rachel Dunn & family

Cole - (5 mths)

Lew Gregory

Rob Robinson -5/23

Deana Kindle

Loretta Cook  

Ron Baxter

Debbie Krout

Luann Mason

Sadler Family

Fr. J.R. Hadagny

Mercy Eubank

Sandra Stephenson

Glenn Baxter

Mona Maxon

Verna Kendall

Grace  Cook

Patty Simpson   

Watson Stuart

Howard Wamsley 


William Harward


Our presence here is our offering to God so that God might be

glorified. We had 54 persons at worship last Sunday.


Last Sunday we were blessed to be able to offer $3,725.00 to the

General Fund. The weekly budget is $3,100.00. We pray that God will bless & sanctify our gifts to do God’s work.


These opportunities to serve as the Body of Christ are available:

Monday - 6:00 pm – Monday Night Alive @ Colington

Tuesday – NO Prayer Group

Wednesday – 4:00 pm – Mobile Food Pantry @ FFES

Thursday -10:00 am - Colington Crafters                                         -4:00 pm - Bible Study-“A Life Beyond Amazing”-(5/31& 6/7)

Friday – 12:00 pm – Single Women’s Luncheon @ Saltbox Café.

Sunday – 8:30 am– Choir practice


NEXT SUNDAY’S SERMON – “When Jesus Was Here . . .”        John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15

Sat., May 26 – 11:30 am – Blessing of the Fleet in Colington


Tues., May 29 – 7:30 am – Student of the Month @ FFES

The flowers today are given in memory of Wilmay Fazenbaker's

      birthday by her daughter, Maggie Fazenbaker.

Please sign up on the Flower Chart in the Fellowship Hall if you

would like to dedicate flowers in honor or in memory of a loved one or for a special occasion.

Proctors needed for EOG’s! First Flight Elementary needs 18 on

May 30, & 18 on May 31. Times are 7:30 am to 11 am. Please see Stephanie Beasley to sign up!


Terry Beasley and Troy Blalock


Sherry Rollason

Sunday School

Debby Garber


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