Trinity United Methodist Charge
Thursday, May 23, 2019


5th Sunday of Easter


May 19, 2019







*Call to Worship:                                                           (Based on Psalm 148)

L:  You angels in disguise

P:  Praise the Lord

L:  You shining lights

P:  Praise the Lord

L:  Women’s choir and men’s chorus,

           Young people and prayer groups

P:  Praise the Lord

L:  On street corners; in barber shops

P:  Praise the Lord

L:  On the courts and in the courts

All:  Praise the Lord, for God’s name alone is exalted!

        Praise the Lord forevermore.



*Hymn                                         Spirit Song                                         No. 347


Prayer: “Our Eyes are on the Future”           (Based on Revelations 21:1-16)

Lord, we look forward to the day when tears are gone,

when mourning and crying and pain are distant memories,


when death is an impossibility.

Our lives are too full of misery and confusion;

joy and bliss flee far too soon.

Bless us, O God, to gather strength from the promise of your return.

Until the day when all becomes new,

our eyes are on the future as we wait patiently for your return.  Amen.


The Apostles’ Creed                                                                         (UMH 881)


Special Music


A Time of Praise and Prayer Concerns

Morning Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer


*Hymn                            Lord, I Want to Be a Christian                         No. 402


Scripture                                                                                        John 13:31-35


Sermon                                “Mark of a Christian”                Pastor Sam Haught


Offering              Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow                  No. 95




*Hymn                        Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling                    No. 348






*Indicates standing if you are able.  Please sign the pew pads.  Thank you.



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