Welcome to Worship Connection 2020!


Newton, Kansas

Rev. Scott McGinnis, Pastor


June 14, 2020

Beatitudes: Blessed Are the Pure In Heart

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PRELUDE     "How Firm A Foundation"  ~  Kelli Glann, Organist

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Heavenly Father, thank you for your promises in Scripture. 

Help us to trust you more than we trust our fears. 

May we be full of gratitude for all the blessings you have given us. 

Help us turn our eyes from our fears and fix our eyes on you.

Thank you, Jesus. Amen.



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  "Morning Has Broken"  ~  Kelli Glann, Organist 

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Heavenly Father, 

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

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

Thank You for being faithful to forgive us and call us Your children.  

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 - "Lord, I Need You"  and " How Can I Fear" ~

Marty Colborn, Tenor; Vada Snider, Alto and Flute and Della May Harr, Piano

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A Gracious Thank You to Pastor Scott for sharing pictures of the Flint Hills at Sunrise on Saturday, June 13th.   

They are ah-mazing!

Special Music Lyrics

Lord, I Need You by Ron Hamilton

Sometimes when life seems gentle and blessings flood my way, I turn my gaze away from You and soon forget to pray. But when the sky grows darker and courage turns to fear, My anxious voice cries upward with words You long to hear.

(chorus) Lord, I need You when the sea of life is calm. O Lord, I need You when the wind is blowing strong. Whether trials come or cease, keep me always on my knees. Lord, I need You. Lord, I need You.

Lord, help me to remember I’m weak but You are strong. I cannot sing apart from You, for Lord, You are my song. Although I’m prone to wander and boast in all I do; Lord, keep my eyes turned upward so I depend on You.



How Can I Fear by Ron Hamilton

When shadows fall and the night covers all, there are things that my eyes cannot see. I’ll never fear for the Savior is near; My Lord abides with me.

(chorus) How can I fear? Jesus is near. He ever watches over me. Worries all cease; He gives me peace. How can I fear with Jesus?

When I’m alone and I face the unknown, and I fear what the future may be, I can depend on the strength of my Friend. He walks along with me.


Jesus is King. He controls everything: He is with me each night and each day. I trust my soul to the Savior’s control; He drives all fear away.



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 5 (KJV)
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Beatitudes: Blessed Are the Pure In Heart ~ Rev. Scott McGinnis


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    "Praise Ye the Lord, the Almighty"  ~ Kelli Glann, Organist & Vada Snider, Flute

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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   "Blow Ye Trumpets"  -  Kelli Glann, Organist

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

Please don't be afraid to ask for yourself, or someone you know.  Please call the church (316-283-0504),  Tricia's cell (316-282-2331) or Rojean's cell (316-772-8128) with any needs.

We are all God's children! 

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God Bless you and your family!

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