Second Sunday of Lent
February 28, 2021
11am LIVE & recorded Worship @ St. Paul’s United Methodist Church via
www.stpaulsvacaville.com and https://www.facebook.com/VacavilleStPauls
 
 
CHILDREN’S WORSHIP
Theme: Making Difficult Decisions
Scripture: Mark 8: 34
This week Rev. Dr. Mahsea Evans and Niara from Roseville First UMC welcome the children;
Gordon Barbosa from Evergreen UMC in Fort Bragg shares an animated story about Counting the
Cost; Momoko Tamaoki Newsome from Sacramento Japanese UMC shares a story about making
decisions; Listen to a special prayer by a youth from Lodi UMC; and Mort helps Pastor Rod do
good right NOW and then…. watch to the very end to find out! Members of First Taulanga-Ū
Tongan Church in Sacramento blesses the children.


WELCOME

Pastor Sue King

OPENING HYMN
“Spirit Song” UMH 347


READINGS FROM SCRIPTURE

Genesis 17:1-9,15-16
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God
Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless. And I will make my covenant between me and you, and
will make you exceedingly numerous.”
Then Abram fell on his face; and God said to him, “As for me, this is my covenant with you: You shall
be the ancestor of a multitude of nations. No longer shall your name be Abram, but your name shall be
Abraham; for I have made you the ancestor of a multitude of nations. I will make you exceedingly
fruitful; and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come from you. I will establish my covenant
between me and you, and your offspring after you throughout their generations, for an everlasting
covenant, to be God to you and to your offspring after you.
God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name. I
will bless her, and moreover I will give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she shall give rise to
nations; kings of peoples shall come from her.”
 
SERMON
 “God’s Covenant: Naming Faith” Pastor Sue King
 
 
 
HYMN
“Day By Day” from “Godspell”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3PjfBQjJT8
 
JOYS, GRATITUDES AND CONCERNS
PASTORAL PRAYER
OUR LORD’S PRAYER, IN UNISON
Our Father/Mother/Creator, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come; thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
Forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory, forever. Amen.
OUR PARTICIPATION IN GOD’S KINGDOM: LEARNING, SERVING, SHARING
ALL Meetings by ZOOM web conference: https://umcom.zoom.us/j/3548544538
OUR PARTICIPATION IN GOD’S KINGDOM: LEARNING, SERVING, SHARING
 
Wednesday @7pm
Lenten Gathering, Wesley Tradition, “Where Love Lives”
 
Thursday Evening @ 7pm
“Church & Community Discussion” Read Chapter 10 & 11 of “How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi
 
T.G.I.F.F. (Thank God It’s Fiber Friday!) 4-5pm.
Learn how to knit or crochet or sew prayer shawls, blankets, hats, mitts or other gifts of love and warmth!
 
Christ’s ministry continues through your efforts. Use the “GIVING” tab at our
website: www.stpaulsvacaville.com or direct deposit through your bank or US
mail to: St. Paul’s UMC
c/o Treasurer
101 West St.
Vacaville, CA 95688
 
HYMN
“Be Not Be Afraid” Bob Dufford, SJ Salt + Light Media

 

DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING

 

 

 
   
 
 

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

101 West Street Vacaville,  CA   95688

stpumcvacaville@gmail.com 

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pastor (530) 419-9192      voicemail (707) 448-5154