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Our Traditional Service of Worship Pastoral Prayer

6th Sunday after Pentecost The Lord’s Prayer #895


11:00 am June 22, 2008 Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
*We invite those who are able, to stand during these acts of worship Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
ENTRANCE as we forgive those who trespass against us.
We enter into the presence of God as we come together in the name And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
of Christ with music and song, greetings, prayer, and praise. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever.
Amen.
Singing our Welcome
O How I Love Jesus #170 The Offering
Prelude *Doxology OLD 100TH
Lighting of the Altar Candles Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow #95
*Call to Worship Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
praise him, all creatures here below;
When we have been cast aside in the desert places of praise him above, ye heavenly host;
our lives, praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.
you open our eyes to see wells of life-giving
water to sustain us in our exile. Prayer of Dedication
When our future seems lost and others have taken our PROCLAMATION
place of honor, The scriptures are opened to us through music and proclamation.
you restore our hope and promise us an
inheritance of our own. *Hymn of Illumination
O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee #430
Who is like you among the gods?
Who answers prayer in our time of need? Sermon Dr. T. Glenn Bosley-Mitchell
We are here to worship you, O God, STORIES FROM GENESIS
5. Isaac & Ishmael
for you alone can save us.
RESPONSE
We prepare to serve in the world as we sing and receive the
*Opening Prayer Mike Kopotic, Liturgist benediction. We go into ministry with the Lord’s blessing.
Eternal God, turn to us and be gracious to us, for we
are beaten down and in need of your help. Strengthen *Hymn of Sending Forth
us for the journey, and show us a sign of your favor. Trust and Obey #467
Comfort us, O God, and revive our souls. Amen.
*Benediction
*Hymn of Praise
God, Whose Love Is Reigning o’er Us #100 *Sending Forth Chancel Choir & Congregation
God Be with You til We Meet Again #672
*Affirmation of Faith
Affirmation from 1 Timothy #889 *Postlude
*The Gloria Patri
Glory Be to the Father #70
Worship Matters
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost:
as it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be, June ushers: Jim Colvin, Charlie Fisher, Jill
world without end. Amen. Amen. Kinney, Don Wolfe (capt)
PREPARATION Pastor Glenn has begun a new Web Log
We lift our hearts and minds to God as we hear God’s Word
and we share our joys, concerns, prayers, and gifts.
(commonly called a “blog”) for our church and it
is located at http://shumcblog.blogspot.com. It
Old Testament Reading is in its infancy, but if you have comments or
Genesis 21:8-21
suggestions, please feel free to express them.
Anthem Chancel Choir Hopefully, as it grows, each week’s bible readings
Soon and Very Soon MAULDIN  will be listed as well as articles and other postings
Prayer Sharing relevant to our worship and to our congregation
and community. Additional links to UMC matters,
Call to Prayer Florida Conference or District concerns, etc. will
Fill My Cup, Lord #641
also be collected. Give it a try.
Power Lab VBS
Discovering Jesus’ Miraculous Power Genesis 21:8-21
July 28 thru August 1
Supper 5:30-5:55 8
The child grew, and was weaned; and Abraham
VBS 6:00-8:30
made a great feast on the day that Isaac was
We now have a website for registration and weaned.
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volunteer sign up. It is: But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian,
www.groupvbs.com/webtoybox/myvbs/shumvbs whom she had borne to Abraham, playing with
If you prefer, talk to Tana about volunteering. her son Isaac. 10So she said to Abraham, “Cast out
We still need a few lab crew leaders and this slave woman with her son; for the son of this
registration helpers. slave woman shall not inherit along with my son
Isaac.” 11The matter was very distressing to
New Power Lab Needs
VBS is an expensive undertaking for a church, Abraham on account of his son. 12But God said to
and any supplies that can be donated will Abraham, “Do not be distressed because of the
enhance the program while sparing the church’s boy and because of your slave woman; whatever
budget. Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for it is
Boxes of cornstarch (21 still needed) through Isaac that offspring shall be named for
Fine tip markers (assorted colors--60 needed) you. 13As for the son of the slave woman, I will
Stretchy cloth headbands (to be used as make a nation of him also, because he is your
blindfolds--60 needed) offspring.”
Spray bottles that give a good mist (salad 14
dressing spray bottles will work) So Abraham rose early in the morning, and took
Wash cloths (10 needed) bread and a skin of water, and gave it to Hagar,
Red and orange crepe paper streamers (1 roll putting it on her shoulder, along with the child,
of red and 1 of orange) and sent her away. And she departed, and
Heavy gloves (1 pair needed) wandered about in the wilderness of Beer-sheba.
Old t-shirt (not returnable; it will be cut) 15
When the water in the skin was gone, she cast
Bowling ball (8 lb or less--mark with your name)
CD players (4 needed---mark with your the child under one of the bushes. 16Then she
name) went and sat down opposite him a good way off,
Sugar cookies (6 dozen) about the distance of a bowshot; for she said, “Do
Cans of frosting (3 chocolate, 3 vanilla) not let me look on the death of the child.” And as
M&M’s (2 large bags regular M&M’s) she sat opposite him, she lifted up her voice and
Marischino cherries with stems (large jar)
wept. 17And God heard the voice of the boy; and
Chocolate pudding cups (6 doz)
Vanilla Wafers (2 boxes) the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven, and
Candy orange slices (2 large bags) said to her, “What troubles you, Hagar? Do not be
Grape soda (two 12 packs) afraid; for God has heard the voice of the boy
Ritz crackers (3 boxes) where he is. 18Come, lift up the boy and hold him
Canned squirt-on cheese (10 cans) fast with your hand, for I will make a great nation
Hand wipes (2 canisters) of him.” 19Then God opened her eyes and she saw
Wow! Does this list peak your curiosity? Why not a well of water. She went, and filled the skin with
volunteer to help and then you will discover how water, and gave the boy a drink. 20God was with
all these items are being used. the boy, and he grew up; he lived in the
The items can be left in the basket at the display wilderness, and became an expert with the bow.
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in the narthex or in the church office, and we will He lived in the wilderness of Paran; and his
update this list as items come in. mother got a wife for him from the land of Egypt.
Our Casual Worship
9:30 am June 22, 2008

Gathering Music
Singing our Call to Worship

Opening Prayer
Recognition of Fathers
Time with Children
Songs of Praise
Prayer Sharing
Morning Prayer
Offering
Songs of Preparation
Bible Reading.
Genesis 21:8-21
Sermon
STORIES FROM GENESIS
5. Isaac & Ishmael
Songs of Dedication
Blessing
Announcements
A nursery for children is available on this floor—
see a member of the Praise Team.
Following our worship, all are invited downstairs to
Allen Hall for a time of coffee and fellowship.
Our Praise Team—Judy Colvin, Jayne Braddy,
Amanda Brown, Nick Colvin, Bill Duvall, Matthew
Heitz, Larry Messer, Amanda Thurman
Rembrandt 1637
Please Keep in Your Prayers… Genesis 21:14 [NRSV]
Our Known Military: Tim Bonner, James Brumley,
Ashlee Colvin, Tracey Edwards, Patrick Freshwater,
Shawn Bonner Grabulis, Eric Harvester, Jr., Ken
Herbert, Brian McClanahan, Trevor Mott-Smith, Misty
Newell, Michael Penn, John Vondruska, Kristen
Vondruska, James Weeks
Those shut-ins living at home or in care facilities
Our sister church in Cuba, Rio Cauto

Seminole Heights United Methodist Church


Corner of Hanna and Central
6111 North Central Avenue ♦ Tampa, FL 33604
813-236-5931
Rev. Dr. T. Glenn Bosley-Mitchell, Pastor
Our Presence Last Week
Heights Happenings
Worship (9:30) ......................................................... 31
Worship (11:00) ..................................................... 108 Opportunities for Fellowship, Worship, and
Sunday School ........................................................ 32 Service
Youth Ministry.............................................................. Sunday, June 22
Disciple Bible Study................................................... 5 9:30a Casual Worship
9:30a Sunday School
Our Stewardship Last Week 10:30a Coffee Fellowship (location TBA)
General Fund Pledged ................................ $2,145.00 11:00a Traditional Worship
General Fund Unpledged ............................... $755.00 7:00p NA meeting
Loose Plate ...................................................... $47.00 Monday, June 23
Sunday School ................................................. $20.40 9:00a Prayer group
Building & Imp / Renovation ............................. $25.00
7:00p Disciple Bible study
Other ........................................................... $2,286.00
Tuesday, June 24
7:30p NA meeting
Our Stewardship YTD Wednesday, June 25
2008 Budget $317,675.06 6:00p Hi-Fi (senior high youth)
Projected YTD Thursday, June 26
Received YTD (thru 6/18/2008) 6:00p Activate (Mid-hi youth)
Spent YTD 7:00p Chancel Choir rehearsal
Excess (Deficit)
Friday, June 27
Apportionment Mission Giving 5:30p Praise team set up and rehearsal
Annual Goal $31,077.00 8:15p NA meeting
Given YTD $4,603.00 Sunday, June 29
9:30a Casual worship
9:30a Sunday school
Seminole Heights UMC Staff 10:30a Coffee fellowship in A/H
Rev. T. Glenn Bosley-Mitchell ........................... Pastor 11:00a Traditional worship
Judy Colvin ........................................... Music Director 7:00p NA meeting
Tana Bierce .................................... Children’s Director
Matthew Heitz....................................... Youth Director Church Directories are available for pick up at
Betty Jones................................... Office Administrator the table outside the church office between
Christine Messer ...........................Financial Secretary services and after the traditional service. If you
Lynne Bobbitt ................................. Nursery Attendant had your picture taken for the directory, or if
Lamar Camp..... Sunday Office & Building Coordinator you submitted a picture as a shut-in, you are
Christine Messer ............................Preschool Director entitled to receive a directory.
Jason Steere ....................................... Hymn Organist
A warm thank you is extended to all those who
helped with the Allen Hall floor refinishing—
Telephone Extensions/Email Addresses moving pews, tables, and chairs in and out,
Church 813-236-5931 ♦ Fax 813-236-5932 sweeping and cleaning up the dust, adding the
SeminoleHeightsUMC@hotmail.com floor molding, placing new floor protective covers
Pastor—x224...........................RevTGBM@gmail.com on chair and table legs, working late into the
Office—x221.......... ElizabethCarrJones@hotmail.com evenings and all those who so graciously found
Finance—x223 ............................................................ other locations for events during the time the hall
Music ........................................................................... was unavailable. Doesn’t it look great!!
Children—x225...................... TGBierce@hotmail.com
Youth—x225.......................matts_zoo77@yahoo.com
Worship info—x300