Pastor Mary Stewart  Home# 814-897-0991   - cell# 814-881-9141 email - mcstewart@roadrunner.com
http://www.hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com   prayerrequest@hendersonunitedmethodistchurch.com       office -  814-453-6041

Lectionary Readings: 
                   Exodus 24:12-18; Psalm 99; 2 Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9

*GATHERING HYMN       “Shine, Jesus, Shine”   tfws # 2173

*Call to Worship                                                                  

Leader:   God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.

People: And God saw that the light was good.

Leader:   Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.”

People: The Lord is our light and our salvation.

All:         Let us praise the Lord!


*Hymn of Praise                                                      UMH #103

“Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”



Majestic God, shine your light upon us with your love and mercy. Shine upon us, Lord, with the brightness of your grace. As we have gathered together to worship, reveal to us your purpose and truth.  Reveal to us your ways so that we may fully and faithfully serve you as disciples and believers. In Jesus’ name. Amen.


Celebrating Black History      

                 “Go, Tell It on the Mountain”                     UMH #251

                      “Wade in the Water”                            TFWS #2107



Praises, Joys and Concerns


Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, 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.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,

the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen.




Offering of Tithes and Gifts to the Lord


Doxology and Prayer of Thanksgiving

                                           “Doxology”                         UMH #95



Sunday, February 26

9:30 a.m.           Worship

10:45 a.m.         Sunday School

Monday, February 27

            5-7:30 p.m.       Girl Scout Cookie Booth at
                                    Eastway bowling Lanes

Tuesday, February 28

5:30-7:30 p.m.   Girl Scouts at San Juan

Wednesday, March 1

            7:00 p.m.          Ash Wednesday Service

                                    Simpson-Cascade UMC

                                    2113 Sassafras Street

Friday, March 3

            1-4 p.m.            Work Party at First Methodist

                                    Prepare soup ingredients

Saturday, March 4

            10:00 a.m.         Cook Soup at First Methodist 

2:00 a.m.           Pick up Soup at First Methodist

Soup Sale proceeds benefit Kids Camperships   4 kinds $5.00 a quart
Orders being taken now for delivery on March 4th & 5th.

Sunday, March 5

9:30 a.m.           Worship—First Sunday of Lent

                              Holy Communion

10:45 a.m.         Sunday School

Tuesday, March 7

5:30-7:30 p.m.   Girl Scouts at San Juan

Wednesday, March 8

            9:00 a.m.           Food Pick up at Second Harvest

            12:30-2:00 p.m.  Food Pantry

Friday, March 10         

5-8 p.m.            Girl Scout Cookie Booth at

Family Video on 38th Street

Saturday, March 11

            9:00 a.m.           Collaborative UM Meeting

                                    At Simpson-Cascade

            11:30                Henderson Leadership Team Study

                                    Lunch provided




Saegertown classes:  March 19th & 26th, April 2nd, 23rd, and 30th 
Sundays 2pm -4:30 pm

Waterford:  Asbury classes:  March 21st & 28th, April 4th
and 25th, May 2nd     Tuesdays 6pm – 8:30 pm
Cost to register is $25.00. 

Registration fee covers cost of books and materials.

See Margaret for form with more information.


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