Center United Methodist Church

Where heart is at the Center
Weekly Bulletin

April 21, 2019
Easter Sunday
10:00 a.m.

Welcome and Announcements


Leader: Christ is risen!
People: Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!

*Song of Praise
    Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (verses 1,2,3,5)                                                                                                              

*Prayer of Blessing                                                 

*Gloria Patri

Special Music
            In the Garden          

Psalter Lesson
         Psalm 118:14-24

Giving Our Gifts to God
There Is a Fountain (verses 1,2,3,5)      


*Passing the Peace of Christ

Witness to Our Children
Sue Long

John 20:1-18

                Home at Last                                                                                                                                                            
Pastor Tony

             Up From the Grave He Arose        

The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
  Beckett and Sawyer

Sharing Our Joys and Concerns
   The Lord’s Prayer

*Song of Praise
                      Because He Lives             

*Dismissal with Blessing

*Please stand as you are able
Visitors:  We welcome you to our worshiping community today. We are so glad you are here. Please sign our guest book in the narthex, and include your mailing address. Join us again soon!

Altar flowers are given to the glory of God by Joy Cline in memory of my father, Leland Pritchard.

Music today: In honor of Easter Sunday, all music will be out of the United Methodist Hymnal. Please feel free to sing along using the hymnal.

Prayer Concerns: Nancy Tarlton, Jon Loeb, William Carter, Tony Allen,  Judy Layton, Mae Vanderburg, Pam Cochran, Jackie Grose, Sherry Walter, Pat Schaeffer, Lannie Cruse, Carol Alexander, David Devine, James Coley, Sandra Nash, Frances Safrit, the family of Ashley Thomas.

Worship Leaders

Pastor                Rev. Tony Allen       Music Director      Todd Whittington    
Reader                Sara Lefler        Lock-up Trustee  Ryan Lefler
Nursery                Candy Spoor and Lisa Lefler
Sound system            Jessica and Tim Flieger
Ushers                        J.T. Hinson, Frankie Furr, Candy Spoor, Susan Hicks

Attendance and Stewardship Last Week

Sunday School: 25                                                                           Worship: 86
Need for April: $16,030                           Received through April 14: $8,943


Sun., April 21    Egg Hunt after worship service
April 22 – 23     Church office closed
Tues., April 23    Young at Hearts at Brooklyn’s restaurant, 11:30 am
    Newsletter deadline
Wed., April 24    Music team, 7:00 pm
Sun., April 28    Mission Pot: Love offering fund
    Spaghetti luncheon after worship to benefit CCC
    Kids Bible study, 4:30 – 5:30 pm; Youth, 5:45 – 7:15 pm

Pastor Tony will be on vacation Friday, April 26 thru Thursday, May 2.

Baby Shower for Adam and Chelsea Ellington's New Addition (Boy). Saturday, May 4th, Drop-In Between: 3 to 5pm, Erin Allen's House, 3419 Brickwood Circle, Midland, NC.