Beacon of Hope Monthly Newsletter

Effective July 12, 2011:
Christ Church is an Open and Affirming -ONA- Congregation!
We're No. 1,001 UCC congregation in the nation to adopt ONA.
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Christ Church -- Changing lives inside and out, through Christ
Come worship with us! 10:00 a.m. Sunday Morning Worship at GMUMC, 55 Church St., Lyman, ME
Christ Church
 is a Federated congregation, 
United Methodist Church and
United Church of Christ

Christ Church
55 Church Street
Lyman, Maine 04002

Please join us in person at 10:00 am at Goodwins Mills UMC, 55 Church Street, Lyman, ME. If you can't be with us, please join us on Zoom at 10:00AM live. ALL are welcome! Please come this Sunday, July 21, 2024. Rev. Ed's message will be "Jesus:  Preacher and Healer."

Worship Service
Beacon of Hope Cooperative Parish
July 21, 2024

Gathering Music

Welcome and Passing the Peace

Moment of Silent Prayer and Reflection

Opening Prayer:
For Renewal of the Church                                                   UMH #574

Celebration Song: “I Love to Tell the Story”                          UMH #156

Mark 6: 30-34 and 53-56 (Jesus Teaches Crowd)

Heart Source: “Presence of Being”

Message: “Jesus: Preacher and Healer”  

Special Music:
The painting “Quiet Care” is acrylic done with both brush and pallets knife Painting by Liz Roper

Prayers of the People
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer

Musical Response

Tithes and Offerings
Doxology                                                                                 UMH #94
Prayer over the plates

Celebration Song: “Wounded World that Cries for Healing”
                                                                                            FWS #2177

Sending Prayer:
Gracious God,
As we go out from this place, may we multiply the blessings we have received and share them with others. May we affect lives in a transformative way, so that we may reflect the glory that is you. Amen.


Sending Hymn: “Go Ye, Go Ye Into the World”                   FWS #2239

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If you would like to join us in worship by telephone please call 1-646-558-8656.
Enter "meeting ID" 830 4862 4102
Note: Press *6 to mute/unmute yourself while attending the virtual service.​
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Each Sunday all three churches of the Beacon of Hope will worship together. Rev. Ed will officiate.

10 AM: Worship at Goodwins Mills UMC, 55 Church Street, Lyman in JULY

10 AM: Worship at West Kennebunk UMC, 160 Alfred St., West Kennebunk in AUGUST

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