Please join us in person or online at 9:15 AM Sunday morning. The other two churches in our cooperative parish also meet in person. West Kennebunk UMC, (160 Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk) at 9:15 and Goodwins Mills UMC, (55 Church St., Lyman) at 11:00 AM. ALL are welcome!
Please come this Sunday, May 29nd. The message from Rev. Ed is titled, “At-One-Ment."
We are following the ME CDC guidelines and masks are no longer required but due to the increase in cases we recommend wearing one at this time. We do have masks available if you should choose to wear one. We reserve the right to change this request at any time. If you are not feeling well, please stay home and join us via Zoom.
Beacon of Hope Cooperative Parish
May 29, 2022
Memorial Day Weekend
Gathering in Praise
Gathering Music "Selected Easter music" Warren King
Greeting and Announcements
Silent Reflection and Meditation
In scripture we read that, “greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.’ Help us to recognize the love Christ had for all of humanity in laying down his life, so that we might live. We live in resurrection hope. Amen.
Celebration Song "Canticle of the Turning" Warren King
Acts 16: 16-34 (Paul and Silas Imprisoned)
John 17: 20-26 (Abiding in the Trinity)
(OR, "the reconciliation of God and humankind through the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ)
Celebration Song "Oh Beautiful for Spacious Skies" UMH #696
Prayers of the People
Joys and Concerns Pastoral Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer
Tithes and Offering
Offertory Ukraine national anthem Warren King
Doxology UMH #94
Prayer over the plates
SERVING CHRIST AT HOME AND IN THE WORLD
Alpha and Omega, God of the Trinity, Creator God,
You beckon us to grow in love for all people. Help us through our relationship with Christ, and in the power of the Holy Spirit, to do the work you call us to do. In Christ’s name we pray. Amen.
Benediction and Sending Forth
Postlude "March" Purcell Warren King