THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
of the GOOD SHEPHERD
September 27th, 2020, 10:30AM Worship Service
Rev. Olivet J. Brown, Pastor
Lay Minister Emerita, Candace Carter

1 Thessalonians 2: 4-5
God has allowed us to be trusted with the Good News. Because of this, we preach it to please God, not man. God tests and proves our hearts.


10901 Calera Rd.
Philadelphia, PA 19154
215-632-1929 Fax: 215-612-7955
www.umcgoodshepherd.org

Rev. Olivet J. Brown, Pastor
267-255-716



Prelude

Greetings & Call to Worship / Invocational Prayer
— Lay Minister Emerita, Candace Carter

Hymn “The Church’s One Foundation” (UMH #545 vv. 1, 3, 5)

*Responsive Reading: Psalm 90:1-6

Joys/Concerns & Prayers for the People

Giving of Tithes and Offerings

*Offertory/*Doxology/Offertory Prayer

Prayer of Illumination

Merciful Father, please open our hearts, minds and eyes. Help us to heed your sacred word to do the right thing. To judge others fairly, and squash unhealthy, slanderous talk. To act when others are being taken advantage of. Help us to release anger, hurt, pain in a healthy manner and fill our hearts with love. Teach us Lord, how to love you and each other. Father, Son, Holy Spirit. Amen (Inspired by Leviticus 19:15-18 and composed by Rev. Olivet. J. Brown)

Scripture Readings: The Gospel of Matthew 22:34-46

Sermon: “Passing The Mantle
Hebrew Text Deuteronomy 34:1-12
Lay Minister Emerita, Candace Carter

Hymn of Response I Walk by Faith

Benediction/Sending Forth Go in Peace

Postlude


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