• Hartsville UMC

2021 05 16 Sermon - Rev. Abe Zimmerman

“Wait, Witness, Wait”

Acts 1:1-11

Sermon Link: https://youtu.be/oJdplRm-pIw

Order of Worship

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, the power and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.

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 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 (universal) church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.

Offertory Prayer

Loving God of both comfort and challenge; we have been blessed to know the feeling of being surrounded in your loving arms like a child. Yet we also know that is not a place we can stay. You send us to be part of the world – with all its ugliness, anger, hate, deceit, and betrayals – but not of the world. You call us to give, so that love, compassion, and hope might be set loose. We are not giving as those who are of the world – expecting to receive in the transaction. We give instead out of gratitude for your loving heart, made known to us in Christ. Use us in this way, we pray in the blessed name of Christ, who by your love overcame death. Amen.

Worship with Tithes and Offerings for Hartsville United Methodist Church:

You can give by sending a check to Hartsville United Methodist Church | PO Box 472 | Hartsville, TN 37074 or you can give digitally through PayPal at https://www.hartsvilleumc.org/give.

Worship with Tithes and Offerings for Chapel Hill United Methodist Church:

You can give by sending a check to Chapel Hill UMC | PO Box 79 | Riddleton, TN 37151


Pastoral Prayer


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