May 2nd Worship Service

Posted April 30, 2021
  • Manteno United Methodist Church Worship Service
    Sunday, May 2, 2021 10 A.M.
  • Prelude
  • Opening Prayer
  • Worship Song: “Love the Lord” Children’s Time/Teacher Recognition
  • Scripture Lesson: Matthew 5: 1-12 , pg. 683
  • Our Concerns and Joys
  • A Time of Silent Prayer/The Pastoral Prayer/ The Lord’s Prayer
  • Worship Song: “Greater”
  • The Offering The Doxology No. 95
  • The Offertory Prayer
  • Special Music: “It Is Well with my Soul”
    • Miles & Susan Turner
  • Scripture Lesson: I Timothy 4:8-16, pg; 843
  • Sermon: “Train Yourself for a Holy Life”
  • The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
    • Confession and Pardon pg. 8
  • Announcements
  • Closing Hymn “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus” #277,vs. 1,2
    • “Jesus’ Hands Were Kind Hands” #273, vs. 1,2
  • The Benediction
  • ‘Please dismiss to the Garden of the Cross to dedicate the new pavers.
  • Postlude
  • Participants
    • Pastor Joy Schlesselman
    • Organist Sandra Lutz
    • Praise Band:
    • Liturgist Sue Croning


Following worship today we will be going to the Garden of the Cross to dedicate the pavers.

Monday, May 3: Bible Study, 7 p.m. in person.

Tuesday, May 4: Gift Cards – place your order for gift cards with Jenny Stawick at 815-468-0057. United Methodist Women will meet at 7 p.m., all ladies are invited.

Wednesday, May 5
: Blood Drive 2-6 p.m. call 1-800-733-2767 for an appointment.

Book Study at 4:00 p.m. on Zoom.
Men’s Bible Study 6:00 p.m. on Zoom.
Worship Team to meet at 6:30 p.m.
Vermilion River District United Methodist Men are having a fundraiser at Monical’s Pizza on Tuesday May 4th There are flyers on the table in the narthex you can present at the time you place your order and 20% of your bill will go to UMM.

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: jschlesselman I
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Start children off on the way they should go,  And even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6