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Worship Experiences for Sunday 9.18.22

Our Worship

The 15th Sunday After Pentecost Liturgical Color: Green


At First United Methodist Church Castle Rock we are touching people and changing lives through the love of Jesus Christ.


Quote of The Week: “Our human compassion binds us the one to the other — not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” ~Nelson Mandela


Sunday Schedule (Both Services Will be Livestreamed at Facebook and Youtube)

9 a.m. Modern Worship

9 a.m. Community Kids Time

10 a.m. Coffee Fellowship

10:45 a.m. Traditional Worship


Thank you for joining us in worship today.


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.


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

Opening Music 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 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 program.

The Pastoral Prayer Please lift up the following people

Dave Archer Ann Corson Patty Claussen JoAnne Fields-Daley

The family of Darold Seeley Jan and Bud Richter Cynthia and Tom Johnson

Diane Jones The family of Gary Carsten


The Lord’s Prayer UMH #895


Music


Offering Prayer


Offering

You can give online with the qr code on the front, you can use this link: https://linktr.ee/castlerockfumc or drop your offering in the offering plates as they come by.


Music


We Hear The Word Proclaimed by Rev. Matt Franks Senior Pastor CRFUMC

Scripture Reading: Psalm79:1-9 Sermon Title: Fall Into The Psalms


Opportunities for Service, Connection and Sending Forth

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

Closing Music


10:45 a.m. Traditional Service += stand if you are able


Prelude


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 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


Opening Music O God, Our Help In Ages Past UMH #117


Call to Worship One: Lord, open our hearts this morning to hear your words of compassion.

All: Lord, help us to truly listen to you.

One: Lord, open our spirits this morning to strengthen our faith.

All: Lord, help us to work for you.

One: Lord, make us ready to serve.

All: Lord, make us ready to witness to your healing love. Amen.


Affirmation From Romans 8:35,37-39 UMH #887


+Hymn: I Want A Principle Within UMH #410


The Pastoral Prayer Please lift up the following people

Dave Archer Ann Corson Patty Claussen JoAnne Fields-Daley

The family of Darold Seeley Jan and Bud Richter Cynthia and Tom Johnson

Diane Jones The family of Gary Carsten


The Unison Prayer All: Oh God, I wish from now on to become more widely human and a noble servant of the earth. Fill our family with these qualities: compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, patience, forgiveness, and love. Let Christ's peace rule in our home and help our family to truly be united in the Spirit. Amen.


The Lord’s Prayer UMH #895


+Hymn Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus UMH #348

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 #94


Chancel Choir Anthem: Pray for the People


We Hear The Word Proclaimed by Rev. Matt Franks Senior Pastor CRFUMC

Scripture Reading: Psalm79:1-9 Sermon Title: Fall Into The Psalms


Prayer of Illumination Pastor Matt Franks

All: We come Broken. Pastor: This is a story of hope.

All: We come fearful. Pastor: This is a story of peace.

All: We come cynical. Pastor: This is a story of liberation.

All: We come empty. Pastor: Listen for the story of life.


Scripture Reading Response Pastor Matt Franks

Liturgist: The Scriptures of Faith for the people of faith. All Thanks be to God, Amen.


+The Closing Hymn Be Thou My Vision UMH #451


The Benediction


Postlude


Opportunities To Connect and Grow








Outreach and Hospitality Team Reformation: If you believe you have the gift of Outreach, Hospitality, or both I would love to have you join this new team of Outreach and Hospitality. We will work together to improve our outreach and hospitality as a Church. We will meet Monday night September 26th at 6:00 p.m. If you can’t make it but are interested in being on this team please email me at matt.franks@fumccr.org


New Church Photo Directory: Starting October 2nd- Oct. 30th. we will have pictures taken for a New Photo Directory. This will be an in-house project. The cost will be $10.00 to help cover the cost of this project. You will be emailed a digital copy of your family picture for you to print at Walgreens or anywhere else you can print photos. If you are interested in helping with this project please let me know or attend the training on September 25th at 10:05 a.m. in the Library. Email Me for more info at matt.franks@fumccr.org


Check into Worship: To help us provide optimal congregational care for our community we would love to have you let us know you are in worship with us both in person and online. For in-person worshippers, we will have a procedure to do just that, and online we just ask you to say “Hi” _or “Here” _in the comments, you can also email me to let me know you tuned into worship. All of this will start when e return to our normal schedule on September 11th.


Paul Dannels’ “Ride, Captain, Ride” Walk 4 ALS at 2 pm on September 25 is only 2 weeks away. This event provides advocacy, awareness and community for those with ALS and honors the life of our friend Paul Dannels. For more information visit the Castle Rock ALS page at paulsmysteryship.com


Knot Again Group meeting at 6 pm 9.28.22 in Fellowship Hall: A service group engaged in making quilts/sleeping bags for the homeless, welcomes anyone who enjoys fellowship, tying knots or cutting fabric to their September 28th meeting at 6 pm in Fellowship Hall.


Groups Reconvening

Choir: Wednesday evening at 5:30 beginning September 7 in the sanctuary

Tuesday Morning Bible Study: at 9:30 in the Library beginning September 6

Leah Circle of UMW: 11:45 September 8 in Fellowship Hall (second Tuesdays)

Love Circle of UMW : 4th Tuesdays beginning September 27 from 1-3 pm

Crafting Group: 4th Wednesday at Julie Curran’s, 9:30 am (Sept. 28 and Oct. 26)

Writing Group: 2nd and 4th Monday’s at 9:30 a.m.


Save These Dates

September 13: Our after school S.O.C.K. program begins, 4-5 pm

September 25: Paul Dannels’ “Ride, Captain, Ride” Walk 4 ALS)

October 25: Trunk or Treat in the church parking lot

October 29: Harvest Dinner

November 6: Time and Talent Auction



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