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.
click here for the full statement adopted by Cabinet
United Church 
of Christ News.
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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 Street, 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 United Methodist Church, 55 Church Street, Lyman. If you can't be with us, please join us on Zoom at 10:00AM live. ALL are welcome! Please come this Sunday, May 19, 2024. Rev. Ed's message will be "Awaiting the Spirit."

Worship Service
Beacon of Hope Cooperative Parish
May 19, 2024

Gathering Music

Welcome and Passing of the Peace

Kids Bible Story Video
Moment of Silent Prayer and Reflection

Opening Prayer:
Day of Pentecost UMH#542

Celebration Song:  “Spirit of God” FWS #2117

Acts 2:1-12 (Filled with the Holy Spirit)
John 15: 26-27 and 16:4b-15 (The Advocate)

Heart Source:  “But then”

Message:  “Pentecost”

Musical Response

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:
“I’m Goin’ a Sing When the Spirit Says Sing” UMH #333

Sending Prayer:
Loving and Gracious God,
Send us out into a world of many languages, many cultures, many unique places, so that we may live a life that reflects you. Bring understanding. Bring connection. In Jesus’ Name we pray. Amen.

Benediction and Sending Hymn

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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.​
*Please make sure you have “unlimited long distance” service on your telephone plan since this is not a toll-free phone number!  

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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 MAY

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

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