Worship info for 8.15.21

Updated: Aug 13


To find out about our covid protocols you can click here: https://www.tahlequahumc.org/tumccovid


9 a.m. Sunday. School for All Ages


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

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….

Use this link: https://www.facebook.com/TahlequahUMC/live_videos/


The live video will be at the top.

REMEMBER: Our worship is also live on YouTube at the time and can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmYNURhSqdwwZgpfzTWVJew


If you have questions please direct them to Pastor Matt at matt.franks@tahlequahumc.org



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Welcome to Worship for 8.15.2021 The Liturgical Sunday is 13th Sunday After Pentecost Our Liturgical Color: Red Thank You for Joining Us in Worship 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)

We Center Ourselves in Worship Prelude Ramona Frazier Welcome to Tahlequah United Methodist Church Rev. Shana Dry 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 those joining us in person, we ask that you fill out the binder info so that we can connect better with you. For prayer requests, you can fill out the yellow card in the pews and bring it up to the front of the prayer basket during the first hymn. For our online people please go to https://www.tahlequahumc.org/prayer-request before 9:30 a.m. on Sunday. Now is the time to worship! Invitation to Share Love Rev. Shana Dry In 2021 we will live to have hope for the future, to live in peace, to love unconditionally, and to know the joy of the Lord so that through God we will transform the world. This quarter of the year we are challenged to love unconditionally. 1 Corinthians 16:14 reads, “Everything should be done in love.” May everything you do radiate the love of Christ. As we worship may the God of hope, peace, love, and joy fill this place. Come, Holy Spirit, Come. Call To Worship Liturgist Liturgist: Beloved, we are called to love one another, because love is from God. ALL: God’s love is poured in us from our birth. Liturgist: We are called to extend the love of God to all people. ALL: God’s loved is taught to us through the witness of God’s faithful people. Liturgist: We are called to proclaim God’s love in all that we say and do. ALL: In all creation, in all our relationships, may God’s love be made known. AMEN. The Gospel Reading: Luke 4:21-30 Liturgist +Hymn: Wonderful Words of Life UMH 600

1. Sing them over again to me, wonderful words of life; let me more of their beauty see, wonderful words of life; words of life and beauty teach me faith and duty. Beautiful words, wonderful words, wonderful words of life. Beautiful words, wonderful words, wonderful words of life. 2. Christ, the blessed one, gives to all wonderful words of life; sinner, list to the loving call, wonderful words of life; all so freely given, wooing us to heaven. Beautiful words, wonderful words, wonderful words of life. Beautiful words, wonderful words, wonderful words of life. 3. Sweetly echo the gospel call, wonderful words of life; offer pardon and peace to all, wonderful words of life; Jesus, only Savior, sanctify forever. Beautiful words, wonderful words, wonderful words of life. Beautiful words, wonderful words, wonderful words of life.

We Offer Our Prayers Together Prayer of Confession Liturgist All: Prayer of Confession: Holy God, we confess that we do not always love our neighbor. We confess that we have despised others, even to the point of hatred. We confess that we have been hurt by others. We confess that forgiveness and reconciliation at times are just impossible for us. We know that nothing is impossible in You. We come to You, seeking healing and wholeness for us. Help us, whenever possible, to live in peace with others, to seek reconciliation and healing and forgiveness. For Your Son came and lived among us, was betrayed and denied, abused and put to death. He rose again, and came with the message of peace to those who had denied him and abandoned him. May we walk in his ways. Amen.


Today we pray for…. Rev. Shana Dry 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 http://www.tahlequahumc.org/prayerrequest 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, Ellen Mathews, Paula & Lee Rippetoe, Monika Mann, John & Debbie Jensen, Cleo Hixon, Steve & Cindy Ullom, Pat and Vera Freeman, Kyle Rozell, George Foster, Lela and Gerald Stowers Our Military: Robert Isaacson, Seminary Student: Cody Robinson Pastoral Prayer Rev. Shana Dry The Lord’s Prayer Rev. Shana Dry 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: Through It All UMH: #507 Through it all, through it all, I've learned to trust in Jesus, I've learned to trust in God; through it all, through it all, I've learned to depend upon God's word. We Make Our Offering Together Mission Moment 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 www.tahlequahumc.org/give · Through your Bank or Credit Union via Auto Check Offertory Prayer Liturgist All: Loving God, thank you that you are God, and there is no other, you are God, and there is none like you. You love us with an eternal love and we give you our offerings as an expression of our love for you. We pray our gifts would be used to extend your kingdom in our land. Special Music: Think about His Love Singers: Robert Johnson and Robert Daniel We Hear The Word Proclaim Sermon Series: Our Purpose is Love Sermon Title: The Practice of Love Scripture Base: 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 given by Rev. Shana Dry Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care at TUMC and NSU Wesley Foundation Director We Respond To The Word

Hymn: Here I am, Lord UMH 593 During this hymn if you want to come forward and spend some time at the kneeling rails to pray you are more than welcome to do so. If you need the Pastors to pray with you, please let them know. If you want to join our Church family today, please come forward and let us know so we can receive you into membership. 1. I, the Lord of sea and sky, I have heard my people cry. All who dwell in dark and sin my hand will save. I who made the stars of night, I will make their darkness bright. Who will bear my light to them? Whom shall I send? Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night. I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart. 2. I, the Lord of snow and rain, I have borne my people's pain. I have wept for love of them. They turn away. I will break their hearts of stone, give them hearts for love alone. I will speak my word to them. Whom shall I send? Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night. I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart.


We are Sent Out To Love and Serve

Announcements Keep up with events at Tahlequahumc.org Rev. Shana Dry


Benediction Rev. Shana Dry

Eternal God and Father, by whose power we are created and by whose love we are redeemed: guide and strengthen us by your Spirit, that we may give ourselves to your service, and live this day in love to one another and to you; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord. Amen.

Closing Hymn: Here I am, Lord UMH 593

3. I, the Lord of wind and flame, I will tend the poor and lame, I will set a feast for them. My

hand will save. Finest bread I will provide till their hearts be satisfied. I will give my life to them.

Whom shall I send? Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord? I have heard you calling in the night.

I will go, Lord, if you lead me. I will hold your people in my heart.


Thank you for joining us today in worship.

Thank you for joining us today in worship.