Online Worship - May 31, 2020

10 a.m. Worship - Pentecost Sunday

Guest Preacher: Rev. Staci Current, Bay District Superintendent

Message: "Power for the Purpose!"

Scripture: Acts 2:1-21


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Order of Worship:

The Community Gathers

Prelude: Choral Prelude, comp. Brahms - Rev. Jerry Asheim

A Word of Welcome - Rev. Kristin Stoneking

Hymn: "God of Grace and God of Glory" UM Hymnal #577 - Rev. Jerry Asheim & Albert Sammons, Jr.

Invocation - Orion Lacey


To Hear the Word

Scripture Reading: Acts 2:1-21 - Sally Nasman (English), Abdou Chebira (Arabic), Eda Naranjo (Spanish), Rafael Ferreira (Portuguese)

Children’s Time - Susan Jardin

Anthem: "Done Found My Lost Sheep" - Rev. Jerry Asheim & Albert Sammons, Jr.

Message: “Power for the Purpose!” - Rev. Staci Current

To Respond and Renew Commitment

Hymn: "Spirit Song" UM Hymnal #347 - Rev. Jerry Asheim & Albert Sammons, Jr.

Prayers of the People - Rev. Kristin Stoneking

Special Music: "Carillon Celebration" comp. Wagner

The Prayer Jesus Taught (The Lord's Prayer)

Offering Our Tithes and Gifts - Jacob Wilbur

Offertory Music: "Here Comes the Sun" - Kairos Youth Choir

To Disperse in Love and Compassion

Prayer of Dedication - Akesa Fakava

Closing Hymn: "Spirit, Spirit of Gentleness" The Faith We Sing #2120 - Rev. Jerry Asheim & Michele Arreola-Burl

Sending Forth - Kim Hraca & Rick Beeman

Benediction - Rev. Kristin Stoneking

Postlude: Song of the Spirit, comp. Jean Langlais - Rev. Jerry Asheim


Virtual Coffee Hour

Immediately following online worship, join us for Virtual Coffee Hour here: https://bit.ly/CH531

Or to join by phone, please call (301) 715-8592. When prompted, enter the meeting id: 924 4898 3021

Live Broadcast:



Special thanks to:

Guest Preacher: Rev. Staci Current, Bay District Superintendent

Contributors: Rev. Kristin Stoneking, Rev. Brian Adkins, Rick Beeman, Abdou Chebira, Akesa Fakava, Rafael Ferreira, Kim Hraca, Susan Jardin, Orion Lacey, Eda Naranjo, Sally Nasman, Jacob Wilbur

Special Music: Rev. Jerry Asheim, Michele Arreola-Burl, Albert Sammons, Jr., Kairos Youth Choir, Chicago Temple Handbell Ensemble (ft. Merrie Bunt, ringer #2)

Pentecost artwork by John Stuart | stushieart.com

Video producer: Tai Jokela

Podcast producer: Ethan Lindsey

Livestream producer: Merrie Bunt

And all of you for participating from home!



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