June 13th Worship Service – 8:30am

Posted June 11, 2021
  • Prelude
  • Opening Prayer: Almighty God, to you all hearts are open, all desires known, and from you no secrets are hidden. Open our
    hearts and minds by the power of your Holy Spirit, that, as the Scriptures are read and your word proclaimed, we may hear
    with joy what you say to us today. Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of your Holy Spirit, that we may
    perfectly love you and worthily magnify your holy name, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
  • *Opening Hymn: “Blessed Assurance” #369
  • Scripture: Mark 4:26-34 pg. 710
  • Our Concerns and Joys
  • A Time of Silent Prayer/The Pastoral Prayer/
  • The Lord’s Prayer
  • Hymn: “On Jordan’s Stormy Banks I Stand”
    • #724, vs. 1,2,3
  • The Offering
  • The Doxology No. 95
  • The Offertory Prayer
  • Scripture Lesson: 2 Corinthians 5:1, 6-10, 13-17,
    • pg. 818, 819
  • Sermon: “In the Meantime”
  • Announcements
  • *Closing Hymn: “When We All Get to Heaven”
    • #701, vs. 1,2,3
  • Closing Prayer: For Direction #705
  • The Benediction
  • Benediction Response: “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”,
    • #557, vs. 1
  • Participants:
    • Pastor: Joy Schlesselman
    • Organist: Sandra Lutz
    • Liturgist: Bob Hulford
  • *Please stand if able.


Please stop by the table in the Narthex and sign up for volunteer opportunities.

Wednesday, June 16: Book Study at 4 p.m. on Zoom.
Men’s Bible Study at 5:30 p.m.

The Summer Food Program could use the following items: Lg. boxes of cereal, peanut butter, jelly, and any Chef Boyardee
items. These items can be placed on the tables in the fellowship hall. Thank you for your help!

Sunday, June 27: Confirmation Class informational meeting 4-5 pm.

July 11-15: Join us for Vacation Bible School. Volunteers are needed.

Friday, July 30: Slammers Baseball game in Joliet, sign up in
the narthex to attend this game and fireworks. Tickets are $10.

Donation link for recurring donations: https://www.aplos.com/aws/give/MantenoUnitedMethodistChurch/general

Welcome! We are so glad that you are here! If you are new today, please register on our web site and we will make a $5. donation to a charity of your choice. The Church office is open Tues. & Thurs. mornings, 815-468-3722. You may contact Rev. Joy Schlesselman at 309-256-1316 or Email: jschlesselman17@gmail.com. You may also find us on facebook

The Manteno United Methodist Church
Is a community of believers, who, as disciples of Jesus Christ, will:
Reach up to know God through worship and study.
Reach in to develop our strengths to serve God in the community and the larger world.
And Reach out to others in Christian fellowship.