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January 3
 
 
The Second Sunday of Christmastide
January 3, 2021
11am LIVE & recorded Worship @ St. Paul’s United Methodist Church via
 

CHILDREN’S WORSHIP
Brought to you by Sacramento Pentecost Circuit United Methodist Churches
Theme: Prayer is a Super Power! Scripture: Romans 12:12 This week Pastor Rod wakes up
late, Rev. Mary Maaga wears her fuzzy dog slippers to explain our super power, Mort tries to
fly… watch to the very end to see if Mort succeeds!
 
OPENING PRAYER
God of Advent, of waiting and hoping,
keep our hearts expectant, ready for your coming among us.
God of Christmas, of celebration and rejoicing,
make our hearts glad with the joy nothing can take from us.
God of Epiphany, of hiding and making known,
fill our hearts with wonder at the revelation of your glory
that we have seen in Christ, our Lord. Amen. (Epworth Press, 1999)
 
OPENING HYMN

“There’s a Song in the Air”


READINGS FROM SCRIPTURE

John 1:1-18 New Revised Standard Version
 
 
SERMON
“Looking for Light” Pastor Sue King
 
 

 

HYMN OF COMMITMENT

“We Would See Jesus” Szabo Music


HOLY COMMUNION LITURGY

 
PARTAKING OF THE BREAD AND CUP
All gives thanks with the following prayer:
Eternal God, we give you thanks for this holy mystery
in which you have given yourself to us.
Grant that we may to go into the world
in the strength of your Spirit,
to give ourselves for others,
in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord,
Amen.
 
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 7th from 7-8pm
“How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi
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
 
• SUNDAY, January 10th, 1pm Board of Administration and Trustees
• Meeting by ZOOM web conference: https://umcom.zoom.us/j/3548544538

• Thank you to all who provided meals for Vacaville’s Homeless Residents in December.
We will continue meals on the Third Thursday’s at the City’s Warming Shelter at Andrew’s Park.
 
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.
Give through the “giving” tab at www.stpaulsvacaville.com 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 CELEBRATION

“Go Tell It On the Mountain” The Peterson’s

 

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