May 16th Worship Service

Posted May 14, 2021

Manteno United Methodist Church Worship Service
Sunday, May 16, 2021 10 A.M.

  • Prelude
  • Opening Prayer
  • Worship Song: “Blessed Be Your Name”
  • Children’s Time
  • Scripture Lesson: Luke 24:44-53, pg.749
  • Our Concerns and Joys
  • A Time of Silent Prayer/The Pastoral Prayer/
  • The Lord’s Prayer
  • Worship Song: “God of Wonders”
  • The Offering
  • The Doxology No. 95
  • The Offertory Prayer
  • Scripture Lesson: Ephesians 1:15-23, pg. 827
  • Sermon: “3-2-1-Blastoff!”
  • Announcements
  • Closing Hymn “God of Love and God of Power”
    • #578, vs. 1,3,4
  • The Benediction
  • Benediction Response: “Blest Be the Tie That Binds”,
    • #557, vs. 1
  • Participants:
    • Pastor Joy Schlesselman
    • Organist: Sandra Lutz
    • Praise Band:
    • Liturgist: Miles Turner
  • Next week we will begin having two services:
    8:30 a.m. with piano and organ and 10:00 a.m. with
    Praise Band (10:00 will also be on Facebook)


Today: The Youth Group will meet for Sport Day, 5th grade and up are invited! From 4:00 – 5:30 pm at the church. Please wear your mask!
We will be playing outside on the East side of the church. At 5:15 we will head to PJs for ice cream!

Monday, May 17
: Bible Study, 7 p.m. in person.

Tuesday, May 18: Articles are due for the Parish Print.

Wednesday, May 19
: Book Study at 4:00 p.m. on Zoom.
Men’s Bible Study 5:30 p.m. on Zoom.

Coming Events:

June 27: Sign up on line or call the church office to sign up for
the Confirmation Informational meeting (for 5th graders &

July 11-15: Vacation Bible School, sign up on line or call the
church office.

July 30
: Sign up to join us for a Slammers Game and

Donation link for recurring donations:

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:
The church web site: 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.