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January 17
 Second Sunday of Epiphany

Human Relations Day
with Special Offering
January 17, 2021

11am LIVE & recorded Worship @ St. Paul’s United Methodist Church via

 
CHILDREN’S WORSHIP
Theme: “Speak up!” Scripture: 1 Samuel 3:1-19
This week, we meet many United Methodists from across our conference connection! Rev.
Mahsea Evans from Roseville UMC and his daughter welcome everyone; Rev. Dawn Blundell from
Epworth UMC in Fallon, Nevada talks about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; and Snappy the Crab (Lodi
FIrst UMC) has a guest; First UMC Sac teachers share a special message; and Mort learns how to
speak “up”– so watch until the very end to see where Mort winds “up”!
 
 
OPENING PRAYER
FOR ILLUMINATION
by Christina G. Rosetti, 19th century poet UMH 477
Open wide the window of our spirits, O Lord, and fill us full of light; open wide the door of our hearts,
that we may receive and entertain thee with all our powers of adoration and love. AMEN.
 
 
HYMN OF PREPARATION
“Spirit Song”

READINGS FROM SCRIPTURE
John 1:43-51 NRSV
 
SERMON
“Gathering the Community” Pastor Sue King
 
 

 
HYMN OF REFLECTION
“Help Us to Accept Each Other” Fred Caan, John Ness Beck


JOYS, GRATITUDES AND CONCERNS
PASTORAL PRAYER
OUR LORD’S PRAYER, IN UNISION
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
 
Thursday Caffeinated Christians, 8-9am,
Meeting by ZOOM web conference: https://umcom.zoom.us/j/3548544538
 
Thursday Evening “Church & Community Discussion” will resume January 14th from 7-8pm
“How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi Read Chapters 2 & 3 for Jan. 21st
Meeting by ZOOM web conference: https://umcom.zoom.us/j/3548544538
 
T.G.I.F.F. (Thank God It’s Fiber Friday!) resumes on January 15th, 4-5pm. Learn how to knit or
crochet or sew prayer shawls, blankets, hats, mitts or other gifts of love and warmth!
Meeting by ZOOM web conference: https://umcom.zoom.us/j/3548544538
 
Thursday January 21st at 5pm, we provide meals for Vacaville’s Homeless Residents at the city’s
warming shelter at Andrew Park—Want to help? You can purchase water, fruit or give toward
the entrée at our website “giving” to Community Helping Hands or by mail to address below.
Contact Pastor Sue at 530-419-9192 or email stpumcvacaville@gmail.com.
 
Hurray for our new ministry partners! We are now sharing space with My Friend’s House, a
non-profit that helps youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
https://www.mfhsolano.org/mission-2
Do your children miss Sunday School? No children, but you like crafts & activities?

Pastor Sue is looking for helping hands to assemble and delivery monthly Sunday School kits to
families and singles, with weekly Bible stories and crafts with the message of God’s love for all.
 
Join us as we grow in God and become the good news our community needs!
Contact Pastor Sue King stpumcvacaville@gmail.com or text/call @ 530-419-9192
 
Christ’s ministry continues through your efforts. Click GIVE at the top of this page
or via US Postal Service, or direct deposit through your bank to:
St. Paul’s UMC, c/o Treasurer
101 West Street
Vacaville, CA 95688
 
 
HYMN OF COMMITMENT
“Draw the Circle Wide” by Mark Miller
 by Drew Theological School Closing Convocation

 

 

 

DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING

 

 

 
   
 
 

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

101 West Street Vacaville,  CA   95688

stpumcvacaville@gmail.com 

https://facebook.com/VacavilleStPauls

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