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CRFUMC Worship Experiences Info for 3.12.23

CRFUMC Worship Experiences for 3.12.23

Liturgical Week: 3rd Sunday In Lent

Liturgical Color: Purple

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: The Lord’s Prayer

Sermon Title: The Lord’s Prayer Week Three

Given by Rev. Betty Nguyen Multicultural and Advocacy Ministries Developer for the Mountain Sky Annual Conference

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

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 smart phone:

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.

Opening Hymn UMH 479

Jesus Lover of My Soul

Call To Worship

One: Blessed be the Lord of Hosts, who cleanses and heals our lives.

All: Praise be to God for the healing that enters our lives.

One: Blessed be the Holy One, who brings us from despair to hope.

All: Praise be to God for the hope that sustains us through the ups and downs of our lives.

One: Blessed be the Giver of Life, who nurtures and comforts us.

P: Let us join together and praise God with our whole hearts and souls!

+Hymn UMH 382 Have Thine Own Way, Lord

We Pray Together

Congregational Prayer Rev. Sarah Steidtmann

All: Lord God, whose power and mercy have extended to all ends of creation, pour Your love on us this day that we might be healed and be made ready to serve You by serving others in this world that you have created.


The Pastoral Prayer Rev. Sarah Steidtmann

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

+Hymn UMH 407 Close To Thee


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.


Gloria Patri: Glory Be To The Father UMH 71


Chancel Choir Anthem Whose Will Be Done?


We Hear The Word Proclaimed

Scripture Reading Matthew 6:9-13


Scripture Reading Response

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

All Thanks be to God, Amen.


Sermon Series: The Lord’s Prayer

Sermon Title: The Lord’s Prayer Week Three

Given by Rev. Betty Nguyen Multicultural and Advocacy Ministries Developer for the Mountain Sky Annual Conference


Hymn of Response UMH 381

Have Thine Own Way, Lord


Benediction

You are people of prayer. Go from this place as God's holy and beloved children, sure that your prayers are always heard and answered according to the eternal plans and purposes of God. Amen.


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 March 5th 2023


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


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

You can download the file (here)



MSC Digital Devotions Returns for Lent

Come join with voices from across the Mountain Sky Conference for a Lenten Devotion. Each morning’s devotion will be led by a different clergy or laity person from the MSC, as we come together for a time of scripture, reflection and prayer, every weekday during the season of Lent.


Begin the season with Ash Wednesday in your local church or community, then join with members of the Mountain Sky Conference as we collectively add this new spiritual practice each weekday through Good Friday.


Digital Devotion begins at 6:30am, February 23-April 7 (Mondays-Fridays)

Zoom Meeting ID: 859 9454 0738

Passcode: 002216


DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME begins at 2 am Sunday morning. Remember to set your clocks one hour forward so you will arrive at church on time.


Lenten Vespers: an online service of evening prayer will air on our Youtube Channel and Facebook Page at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays during Lent. You can find those links here: https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc


MSC Digital Devotions Returns for Lent: Come join with voices from across the Mountain Sky Conference for a Lenten Devotion. Each morning’s devotion will be led by a different clergy or laity person from the MSC, as we come together for a time of scripture, reflection and prayer, every weekday during the season of Lent. Digital Devotion begins at 6:30am, February 23-April 7 (Mondays-Fridays) Zoom Meeting ID: 859 9454 0738 Passcode: 002216


Catch Pastor Matt for Coffee: Pastor Matt will soon be back to working at Crowfoot Valley Coffee on 734 Wilcox St. Monday-Thursday from about 7:45 a.m. until about 10 a.m. Watch for an update going soon. 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.

April Newsletter Deadline is March 20.


Knot Again welcomes your donations. Our supply closet is full, but we are happy to receive donations of men’s ties.


United Women in Faith, Leah Circle meets tomorrow, March 9, 11:45 in Fellowship Hall . Lunch is provided.


Little Blessings’ Registration for 2023-24 is open for enrollment. 2-5 day programs are available Monday-Friday for children ages 1-5. For more information or to reserve your spot today, call 303-660-2170 or email littleblessingspdo@gmail.com


Little Library Reminder: browse and borrow freely or trade in one at a time. Please do not bring boxes of books.


Grocery Story Card Update: Currently we have over 50 families participating in this program. We receive about $450/quarter from King Soopers. Check the welcome center for directions for signing up for the first time with them. The Safeway Cards are now available. Contact the church office to pick one up.. We have received approximately $250/quarter from Safeway. There is no dollar amount on them this time so folks will just pick up a card and head to Safeway to load the amount they choose to have on it . NOTE: You may use the money you have remaining on the old card, but you will not be able to reload it.


Backpack Ministry: Mike Vitek reports that our Mission Team has approved our Backpack Ministry for 2023. On Sunday, March 26th, the Mission Team will provide an opportunity for our Church family to participate in our backpack ministry program. Our backpack ministry program responds to Christ’s concern for prisoners (Matthew 25: 36, 39, 43). Our Church is the only organization that provides backpacks to indigent men and women being released from the Douglas County Correctional Facility. Look for full details in theMarch newsletter.


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.


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.


Photo Directory Update: There are copies of the printed directory at the welcome center in the red folders. To view the directory online, go to members.InstantChurchDirectory.com and follow the prompts under “Sign In” to “Create a login now.” Please remember, you must confirm your email address before you can sign in. There is also a free mobile app available for download at the Apple® App store in iTunes®, Google Play™ store and the Amazon Fire App Store. Simply search for “Instant Church Directory” to get the download. You will need to use your email address as listed in our directory to create a log-in the first time you use the directory online and via the mobile app. If you want to add your picture or make changes please email Pastor Matt


A new Monday 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. Zoom Sessions run on Fridays ( 02 17 2023 to 03 31 2023; 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM) In Person Sessions on Mondays (02 20 2023 to 04 03, 2023; 6:30 PM to 8:30) in Fellowship Hall.


Tuesday Morning Bible Study meets from 9:30 -11 am on Tuesdays, currently discussing Adam Hamilton’s book The Call. This group is open to anyone who wishes to study Scripture, people, and events of the Bible up close.


Event Reminders:

  • March 9: Leah Circle, 11:45 am Fellowship Hall, lunch provided

  • March 16: Men’s luncheon at Pegasus, 11:30 am

  • March 13-17: DCSD Spring Break; Little Blessings Closed

  • March 15: Knot Again 6-8:30 pm Fellowship Hall

  • March 26: 2023 Backpack Ministry launch

  • April 2: Palm Sunday services at 9 and 10:45

  • April 6: Maundy Thursday service at 6 pm, pot luck dinner before

  • April 7: Good Friday service at 6 pm

  • April 9: Easter Sunday, 3 services. 6:30 am (outdoor chapel), 9 am, 11:00 am; Egg Hunt following the 9 am


Maundy Thursday, April 6th at 6 p.m.

You are invited to “The Living Last Supper” The program will start at 6:30 PM with a potluck dinner of salads and desserts to follow. We will have a sign-up at the welcome center if you plan to attend. We also need volunteers to assist with “hand washing” before the program. Please consider joining us!


Good Friday, April 7th at 6 p.m.

Good Friday is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed during Holy Week as part of the Paschal Triduum on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday







Please keep the following people in your prayers:

Jan and Bud Richter

Betty Grant

Sarah McAneny

Jerri and Guy Groves

Tracy Beaman

Maria Molieri, sister of Vince Molieri

Joe Crenshaw

Garrett Humphrey (Pat Wood’s Grandson)

The family of Bert Kennish

The family of Carolyn Thomas




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