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CRFUMC Worship Experiences Info for 2.5.23

CRFUMC Worship Experiences for 2.5.23

Liturgical Week: 4th Sunday After Epiphany

Liturgical Color: Green

Thank you for joining us in worship today.


How to connect with worship online

To Watch on Facebook:


Like our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/castlerockfumc


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. You can use the direct link here: https://www.facebook.com/castlerockfumc/live_videos/


​For Youtube Use

For a direct link to our Youtube Channel go here:


Note that you can also watch the service on a smart TV with the YouTube app and/or by casting the service to the TV from your phone/tablet if it's set up properly - click the icon next to YouTube. See the image below



9 a.m. Modern Worship

Welcome and Greeting

  • Thank you for joining us today in worship. If you are new to us, please fill out a Thank You for Joining Us! Card. If you have a prayer request you can fill out the prayer request card and turn them in when the plates are passed during the offering. These cards can be found in the pews.

  • You can let us know you are joining us in worship by going to this site on your smartphone: https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc or by scanning the QR code on the front of the bulletin. You can also register in person at the back of the Sanctuary.

  • During the offering time you can give online with the QR code or with the link https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc You can also drop an offering in the offering plates as they come by.

  • To help stay connected to the Church you can find all of our social media presence here: https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc

  • Are you interested in becoming a part of the Castle Rock FUMC family? Please speak to Pastors to find out when you would like to join our Church Family


About the 9 a.m. Modern Service

The modern service is a worship experience that mixes a lot of elements of worship together to provide a meaningful experience. The order of the service varies and shifts as needed to provide a great experience.


Sermon Series: Come

Sermon Title: Come And Let Your Light Shine

Given by Rev. Matt Franks Senior Pastor CRFUMC

Primary Scripture: Matthew 5:13-20


Service of Holy Communion

Closing Music



10:45 Traditional Worship at Castle Rock FUMC

+= stand if you are able

Prelude


Welcome & Greeting

  • Thank you for joining us today in worship. If you are new to us, please fill out a Thank You for Joining Us! Card. If you have a prayer request you can fill out the prayer request card and turn them in when the plates are passed during the offering. These cards can be found in the pews.

  • You can let us know you are joining us in worship by going to this site on your smartphone: https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc or by scanning the QR code on the front of the bulletin. You can also register in person at the back of the Sanctuary.

  • During the offering time you can give online with the QR code or with the link https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc You can also drop an offering in the offering plates as they come by.

  • To help stay connected to the Church you can find all of our social media presence here: https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc

  • Are you interested in becoming a part of the Castle Rock FUMC family? Please speak to Pastors to find out when you would like to join our Church Family

+Hymn TFWS 2236 Gather Us In


Call To Worship Rev. Sarah Steidtmann

One: Oh People of faith, come seek Jesus, the light of the world.

All: Shine in our hearts Lord Jesus!

One: We believe in the strength of God that illuminates dark places.

All: The light shines in darkness, but that darkness does not overcome it.

One: Lord, as we gather to worship, kindle in us the light of Your love.

All: We will let Your light shine through us, now and forever.


A Modern Affirmation UMH 885


+Hymn W&S 3038 Might To Save

We Pray Together

Congregational Prayer Rev. Sarah Steidtmann

All: God of light and truth, You are beyond our grasp or conceiving. We take comfort in the fact that You always care for us and are mindful of our hurts and needs. Before the brightness of Your presence, the angels veil their faces with reverence and adoring love. By our words and our actions, may we acclaim Your glory and sing Your praise. Show us Your truth and love in this time of worship together.


The Pastoral Prayer Rev. Sarah Steidtmann


The Lord’s Prayer found in the UMH No. 895


+Hymn UMH 585 This Little Light of Mine


Opportunities for Connection and Service

To help stay connected to the Church you can find all of our social media presence here: https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc


Sharing of Our Tithes and Offerings

You can give online with the QR code or with the link https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc

You can also drop an offering in the offering plates as they come by.


The Doxology UMH No. 94


Chancel Choir Anthem Be Born In Us

We Hear The Word Proclaimed

Scripture Reading Matthew 5:13-20


Scripture Reading Response

Liturgist: The Scriptures of Faith for the people of faith.

All Thanks be to God, Amen.


Sermon Series: Come

Sermon Title: Come And Let Your Light Shine

Given by Rev. Matt Franks

Senior Pastor CRFUMC


Service of Holy Communion


Closing Hymn UMH 572 Pass It On


Benediction Pastor Matt Franks


Postlude


Are you interested in becoming a part of the Castle Rock FUMC family?

Please speak to Pastors to find out when you would like to join our Church Family.



The Sunday Link for the Week of February 5th 2023

Our Youth are selling Valentines to raise funds for their 2023 Summer Mission Trip. A single card costs only $5, but for $15, you can add a Perk Up coffee drink coupon. You are encouraged to use our new print directory to send out love to fellow congregants in celebration of Valentine’s Day.


Could a Bell Choir be in our future? Chancel Choir Director Nancy Docksey is inviting anyone interested in relaunching the bell choir to contact her in person at the 10:45 service welcome time or by phone or text (303-877-9085). A meeting time will be determined by those interested in forming a new bell choir.


Leah Circle will meet next Thursday, February 9 at 11:45 in Fellowship Hall. Lunch is provided, followed by devotions and an informative program on the services available through the Castle Rock Senior Center. New members/drop-in guests are welcome.


Coffee Chat Tuesdays at the Phillip Miller Library in Castle Rock offer coffee, conversation, and games every Tuesday from 8 - 11 am in the Sue Meacham Reading Room for seniors and adults looking for socialization.

Knot Again will meet on Wednesday, February 1, from 6 pm to 8:30 pm in Fellowship Hall. Anyone that can make a knot is welcome to join us. Those with really good eyesight thread the needles for all. We always have great conversations. This group welcomes donations of

regular thread for the sewing machine - any and all colors accepted.

blankets of any size and shape, can have a hole or 2 and still be useful for us

old sheets (all sizes) we have found very useful to use on the inside of quilts can be thin but maybe not have actual holes

material - again any excess from sewers, maybe not super small pieces from ACTUAL quilters as these are time-consuming for me to sew together

• If you are interested in connecting with this ministry, please call Kari Sorah 717-817-3991


Safeway Grocery cards: Safeway has changed vendors for the community reloadable cards and your current cards can no longer be reloaded. NOTE: You may use the money you have remaining on the card. You will not be able to reload your old card. Theresa Kepple will be purchasing new ones and we are hopeful they will be available soon.


Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22nd Options:

· “Ashes To Go” an ecumenical gathering. A few local Churches will be on the corner of Wilcox and Fourth Street from 8:00-10:00 AM, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM, and 4:00-5:30 PM. Join us as you can to start off your Holy Lent with prayer and the imposition of Ashes.

· Ash Wednesday Service will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary.


Save these dates:

· February 9: Leah Circle, 11:45, Fellowship Hall

· February 16: Men’s Lunch Group at Pegasus at 11:30

· February 12: Missions’ Team annual SOUPER BOWL food drive


A new Evening contemporary issues study that also meets via Zoom on Friday evenings begins soon under the leadership of Rev. Sarah. The discussion will be on Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s book Killing Jesus: a History. In Person Sessions on Mondays (02 20 2023 to 04 03, 2023; 6:30 PM to 8:30) in Fellowship Hall. Zoom Sessions run on Fridays ( 02 17 2023 to 03 31 2023; 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM)


S.O.C.K. Volunteers are needed to provide and prepare meals for our Tuesday afternoon SOCK program (Serving Our Community Kids). Sign up at the Welcome Center.

The February newsletter is up on the website at https://www.fumccr.org/newsletter


For prayer requests go to: https://www.fumccr.org/prayer-request


For Stephen Ministry Info go to: https://www.fumccr.org/stephenministry





Catch Pastor Matt for Coffee: Most mornings Monday-Thursday from about 7:45 a.m. until about 10 a.m. Pastor Matt is working at Crowfoot Valley Coffee on 734 Wilcox St. Feel free to swing by and grab a drink of choice and talk to me you will not be bothering me if I have my laptop up and typing away. If you want to meet me there to chat just give me a heads-up to make sure I am going to be in the coffee shop.


Putting our Faith Into Practice:

Daily Scripture Readings

Monday: Deuteronomy 30:15-20

Tuesday: Psalm 119:1-8

Wednesday: 1 Corinthians 3:1-9

Thursday: Matthew 5:21-37

Friday: Matthew 5:13-20


Quote of the Week

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that."

Martin Luther King Jr. in Strength To Love, 1963.


Weekly Prayer

God of light and love may we be beacons of your light and love for the world. Amen.


Weekly Practice

Light the light and love of God work on you and through you.








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