Welcome to Worship Connection 2020!

Rev. Scott McGinnis, Pastor

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May 10, 2020

Beatitudes:  Blessed When We Feel Life’s Pain

PRELUDE     "I Have Decided to Follow Jesus"  ~  Kelli Glann, Organist

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CALL TO WORSHIP AND LORD’S PRAYER  

Heavenly Father, 

Help us to draw close to You every day, to ask for Your wisdom guidance, to rest in Your love, and to follow Your Way.

In the name Jesus our Brother, Amen.

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The Lord’s Prayer  (Click link to listen then close song page to return)

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 debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.

HYMN  "Fairest Lord Jesus"  ~  Kelli Glann, Organist

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PRAYER OF CONFESSION & ASSURANCE OF FORGIVENESS

Loving Father,

We ask for Your wisdom, because we do not always know the good You want for us. 

We ask for Your forgiveness, because we do not always do the good You want for us. 

Lead us in the paths of righteousness, for Your Name’s sake. 

We thank you that You are faithful and just and forgive us from all unrighteousness. 

In Jesus Name, Amen.

CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE   “Gloria Patri"   (Click link to listen then close YouTube page to return)

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost!  As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be!  World without end, Amen, Amen!

 

CHILDREN'S MESSAGE  - Mary McGehee, Children & Youth Director 

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SPECIAL MUSIC - "Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord"  ~ The Wilson Family (Dave, Kristi, Kaci, Bryce and Karissa)

(Kaci and Bryce attend Bethel College and are part of our FPC Choir!)

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SCRIPTURE ~ 

Matthew 5:1-12

The Beatitudes

When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2 Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:

3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.

8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. 

 

12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

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Matthew Chapter 5 (KJV)
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MESSAGE 

Beatitudes: Blessed When We Feel Life's Pain ~ Rev. Scott McGinnis

GOD’S TITHES AND OUR OFFERINGS

Please mail your offering to P.O. Box 249, Newton, KS  or if you would like to enroll in automatic withdraw, please send a voided check with the monthly amount to to care of Marsha Swander, FPC Teasurer.  Thank you for keeping your church in your thoughts and prayers.

 

DOXOLOGY  (Click link to listen then close song page to return)

Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow; Praise Him,

all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;

Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

 

HYMN    "Great Is Thy Faithfulness"  ~ Kelli Glann, Organist

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BENEDICTION

May the Lord bless you and keep you; 

May the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; 

May the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.  Amen.

POSTLUDE   "Jesus Shall Reign"  -  Kelli Glann, Organist

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Flower pictures are from around the church

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 We are blessed with volunteers who can pick-up needed items, transport you to appointments, etc. 

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