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Worship info for 6.20.21

Updated: Jun 20, 2021

9 a.m. Sunday. School for All Ages

10 a.m. Worship online on our Facebook Page and Youtube Channel

If you are attending in-person we will require participants to take these basic measures:

  • We ask you not to attend in-person if you have felt ill or have a fever. We will still be living streaming on Youtube and Facebook.

  • Wear a mask that covers your nose and mouth while moving through the building and while in worship.

  • Small Groups and Sunday School classes may unmask if all are vaccinated and in a classroom. While moving through the building and sitting in worship mask will still be required for all people.

  • Please use hand sanitizers and wash your hands.

  • Seating in the sanctuary will still be staggered with space offered on the balcony and in the Atrium if needed. If you have questions about where to sit please ask the Ushers.

  • Congregational singing during worship with the mask on.

  • Pew Bibles and the Music Books will be available to use.

  • The Worship Structure will still be on a modified schedule.

  • You will be exited out of the sanctuary by the ushers at the end of the service.

  • Communion will be directed by the pastors and ushers.

To Connect Online

For those with Facebook accounts:

Some of you are having difficulties in finding our videos of worship on Sunday mornings on Facebook. Here are a couple of tips. When you see a “get reminder” button on the video announcement. Click on that. Then whenever we go live, the reminder will pop up in your notifications and you can simply click on the notification to go straight to the video. OR….

The live video will be at the top.

REMEMBER: Our worship is also live on YouTube at the time and can be found at:

If you have questions please direct them to Pastor Matt at

Click the files below to Download our Bulletin and our Connect Serve and Grow

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Worship for 6.20.21

Liturgical Sunday: 4th Sunday After Pentecost

Our Liturgical Color: Red

Thank You for Joining Us Today

CCLI #1551569 Streaming License #20483914 One License# 734087-A

UMH= United Methodist Hymnal 1987 (The Red Book)

TFWS= The Faith We Sing (The Black Hymn Book)

W&S = Worship and Song (The Green Book)

Prelude Ramona Frazier Welcome to Tahlequah United Methodist Church Rev. Matt Franks Thank you for joining us in worship today! For our online viewers: Let us know in the comments line that you have joined us in worship. For prayer request you can fill out the yellow card in the pews and bring it up to the front to the prayer basket during the first hymn. For our online people please go to before 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Now is the time to worship! Invitation to Be Peacemakers Rev. Matt Franks Hymn: God, We Love This Congregation! Tune: Ludwig van Beethoven, 1824 ("Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee") Text: Copyright © 2021 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette.

God, we love this congregation! On this day, we're glad to see friends and neighbors, gathered, praying, as a church community. Young and old, we join in worship — some in-person, some online. We are drawn by faith and friendship to this blessed place and time. In this year with all its trials, there are things that we have missed. Still, in Christ, you've walked beside us; by your Spirit, we've been blessed. Love's our history, love's our vision, Love's the work we're called to do. Bless us as our congregation moves together, serving you.

CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER Liturgist All: Almighty God, we come to worship you today with open hearts and open minds. We want to hear and receive what you have to say to us in this service. Speak to us today as you spoke to those who went before us. Tell us the stories of your wonders and greatness. We are ready to hear them. Remind us once again of your grace and love. Help us teach your goodness to our children and the next generation. Amen. Hymn: Make Me A Servant TFWS 2176

Make me a servant, humble and meek, Lord, let me lift up those who are weak. And may the prayer of my heart always be: Make me a servant, make me a servant, make me a servant today

Today we pray for…. Rev. Matt Franks After each prayer request red: Pastor: God of Love, All: Hear our Prayer The Pastor will lift any prayers that have been made known to the office. You can submit a prayer request by going to After each request the pastor will respond with Lord, Hear this prayer. Please lift up: The United Methodist Church, Our Bishop Jimmy Nunn, and Our District Superintendent: Rev. Terry Koehn, Our Pastors Matt Franks and Shana Dry, The NSU Wesley Foundation, Our Little Sprouts Preschool, All of our Local Schools, All of our Health Care Workers, Our Teachers, Support Staffs, and School Administration, All our Assisted Living Church Members. All of our Government leaders, local, state and national. Pat & Don Brock, Barbara Chambers, Maddie Cochran, The Kavanaghs, Ellen Mathews, Paula & Lee Rippetoe, Monika Mann, John & Debbie Jensen, The Prewitt Family, Cleo Hixon, Steve & Cindy Ullom, Pat Bushyhead, Pat and Vera Freeman, David Morrison, Kyle Rozell, George Foster, Sue Cramberg, Jeannette Wilson, Gary Gaston,, Lela and Gerald Stowers Our Military: Robert Isaacson, Seminary Student: Cody Robinson Pastoral Prayer Rev. Matt Franks The Lord’s Prayer Liturgist ALL: Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. Hymn: It Is Well With MY Soul UMH 377 1. When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll; whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say, It is well, it well with my soul. It is well (It is well) with my soul, (with my soul,) it is well, it is well with my soul. 2. Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come, let this blest assurance control, that Christ has regarded my helpless estate, and hath shed his own blood for my soul. It is well (It is well) with my soul, (with my soul,) it is well, it is well with my soul. 3. My sin, oh, the bliss of this glorious thought! My sin, not in part but the whole, is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more, praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul! It is well (It is well) with my soul, (with my soul,) it is well, it is well with my soul. 4. And, Lord, haste the day when my faith shall be sight, the clouds be rolled back as a scroll; the trump shall resound, and the Lord shall descend, even so, it is well with my soul. It is well (It is well) with my soul, (with my soul,) it is well, it is well with my soul.

We Make Our Offering Together

Mission Moment Rev. Matt Franks Thank you for your new or continued generosity towards God’s mission at Tahlequah UMC. When you give to Tahlequah UMC you are investing in making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. TUMC has a global reach by helping various ministries locally and globally. Giving Options: · In-person offerings may be dropped in the offering box in the Sanctuary at the entry/exit on Sundays. · Offerings can also be mailed or dropped off at the church office 300 W. Delaware, Tahlequah Ok 74464 · Online Giving at · Through your Bank or Credit Union via Auto Check Offertory Prayer Liturgist All: Abundant One, we offer you these gifts in gratitude for your steadfast guidance in our lives. We pray that these resources will provide ministries to the suffering, food to the hungry, hope to the poor, a spiritual presence to the needy. In the name of the one who suffered for our sake, Jesus Christ, we pray. Amen. Psalm 9:9-20 (From: Special Music Eagle’s Wings/It is Well With My Soul. Flute Duet

We Hear The Word Proclaim

Sermon Series: Seek Peace Sermon Title: Seek Unity Scripture Base: Psalm 133 given by Rev. Matt Franks Lead Pastor at Tahlequah UMC Sermon Notes:

We Are Sent Out To Serve

Hymn of Response: God, With Joy We Look Around Us Tune: Henry Thomas Smart, 1867 ("Angels, from the Realms of Glory") Text: Copyright © 2000 by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette. All rights reserved.

God, with joy we look around us At your world's diversity. Folk of every kind surround us And you call your church to see: All are made in your own image! All are people whom you love! In the times we've hurt each other, Lord, we've hurt the ones you bless. Hating sister, cursing brother, We've denied what you express: All are made in your own image! All are people whom you love! God, you sent a Savior to us, Breaking walls that would divide. By your Spirit, now work through us As we witness side by side: All are made in your own image! All are people whom you love!

Announcements Keep up with events at Rev. Matt Franks

Benediction Rev. Matt Franks

Go Now In Peace UMH 665

Go now in peace, go now in peace, may the love of God surround you everywhere, everywhere you may go.

The Ushers will Exit the congregation during the Postlude



We are planning two service projects for Help in Crisis, our local women’s and children's domestic abuse shelter. The first event is Tuesday, June 1st at 10 am in the Atrium, where we will bring kitchen utensils and supplies such as silverware, pots, and pans, cooking spatulas and spoons, etc. Some of the items will stay with the shelter and some will go with the women when they leave.

On Tuesday, July 13th we will meet again to collect cleaning supplies such as buckets, detergent, bleach, mops, brooms, and cleaning rags. Everyone is welcome to participate in this project and is invited for lunch afterward at a local restaurant.


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