Castile United Church of Christ

4 Washington Street, Castile, NY 14427

Castile United Church of Christ

CASTILE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
4 Washington Street Castile, NY 14427

Memorial Day Sunday                                      Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:00 AM
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Announcements

You Tube Video: “More Than A Name On A Wall” – The Statler Brothers

Call to Worship:
Pastor: The Lord be with you.
People: And also with you
Pastor: Lift up your hearts
People: We lift them up to the Lord.

Opening Hymn: No. 286 “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”

Prayer of Invocation:
We worship you with joy, awesome God. As Christ ascended to heaven, our spirits are lifted to you this day. Your spirit fills all the universe. Focus our understanding on the person of Jesus, that all he did and taught might come alive in us during this hour. Amen.
Pastor: Praise be to God.
People: God’s name be praised.

Gloria Patri
New Testament Reading: Acts 1:6-14

Children’s Message: “I Am Afraid of…” – Bonnie Miller
1st Gospel Lesson: John 17:1-11

Passing of the Peace
Having been reconciled to God in Jesus Christ, let us share
signs of that reconciliation with one another. The Peace of
our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
People: And also with you.

2nd Gospel Lesson: Luke 24:44-53

Message: “Empowered by the Spirit, We Are Witnesses to Christ”

Special Music: “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” – Bonnie Miller

Sharing Joys and Concerns for Prayer
Pastoral Prayer
Lord’s Prayer

Closing Music- “America the Beautiful” vs. 1 & 3

Benediction

“WHATEVER YOU DO… DO IT FOR THE LORD”

Pastor: Timothy McMullen Lay Leader: Bonnie Miller

Prayer Concerns for May 24, 2020
(Bold indicates change in status)

Kent Aurand (Friend of Cooley’s in Michigan) Pancreatic cancer
Olya Azarova Health concerns
Kate Brown (T. McMullen’s sister) Health concerns
Ray Cooley (D. Cooley’s brother) Brain cancer
Judah Dantonio Needs kidney/heart transplant
Lynn Galton At home with Daughter
Madeline Graham (S. Graham’s mother) Recovering at home
Carol Hunink (Friend of K. Cooley’s In FL) Lung Cancer
Nancy Meisel Health concerns
Julie Meyer Blood Clot
Brian Newville Throat cancer
Jenna Perry Health concerns
Kathy Rogers (Larry’s sister in law) Severe stroke
Robert Vogel (Godfather to B. Meyer) Mini strokes
Tom Watts Health concerns

Prayers for the family & friends of Judy Hamilton (who died on May 13), Jack Marsh (who died on May 17) & Lisa Souder (Friend of Carol Becker who died May 20.)

(Dealing with Cancer List is posted on the bulletin board.)

Our Military Personnel: – Serving outside the U.S.
Joshua Chicelli Daniel Cooley Anthony Feroleto
Henry Howe Michael McLaughlin Sean McMullen
Christopher Meyer Rich Reed Nathan Scott
Tyler Smith Joshua Soble Sara Torres Garrison Villeneuve

Due to the Corona Virus In- CHURCH WORSHIP SERVICES, MONTHLY Meetings are suspended until further notice

Whatever you Do… Do It FOR THE LORD!”

Parking: You may park in the church parking lot and enter through the Baker Entryway. (Also where the handicap lift is located.) Or you may park behind the church or on the Washington Street side. The building is handicapped accessible.

Dress: Dress is casual. Anything from shorts, to jeans, to your “Sunday best” will fit right in.

Child care: Your children are welcome to remain in worship if you wish or Nursery care is available for infants to 4-year-old children. Older children are encouraged to attend our Bible adventure Time held during the Worship Service.

Coffee & Conversation: We invite you to join us for coffee and conversation after worship each Sunday. Usually, the 2nd Sunday of each month is a Fellowship Brunch. If you would like a tour of the church — just ask