May 17, 2020 Online Worship

“The Expectations of  Love”

May 17, 2020

S I X T H  S U N D A Y    O F    E A S T E R


L A T E S T   I N F O R M A T I O N

Adult Bible Study Interest Questionnaire (INFO)

May 15th Visual Announcements (Video) (PDF)

Good Shepherd Meeting Rooms (Full List PDF)

May 15th Finance Chair Update (PDF)

Church Office: (630) 830-3003 / Pastor Cell: (312) 715-8752


Bring a candle to symbolize the light of Christ, along with a pen and paper/notebook into your worship space. Click on the corresponding links below to access videos, recordings, and print forms of the content for your worship-in-place experience. If you have difficulty accessing anything, please let Pastor Megan know.

T H E    P E A C E    O F    C H R I S T    B E    W I T H    Y O U.


 

Prelude (Video)…..….…………………………………………..My Faith Looks Up to Thee

Listen and center yourself for worship. If you are so moved, sing or hum along.

 

Call to Worship                                                                       

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful.

And kindle in them the fire of your love.

Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created.

And you will renew the face of the earth.

 

Opening Prayer 

God, whose fingers sculpt the sun and moon and curl the baby’s ear;

Spirit, brooding over chaos before the naming of day;

Savior, sending us to earth’s ends with water and words:

startle us with the grace, love and communion of your unity in diversity,

that we may live to the praise of your majestic name. Amen.

 

*Welcoming the Light of Christ

Light your candle to symbolize the light of Christ in the world, in your life, and in your space.

 

Opening Songs

(Video with Lyrics)………..………………….…Holy is the Lord

(Video with Lyrics)……………………..……………………Love

 

Passing of the Peace 

If you are with others, Pass the Peace in ways that do not require physical contact. For ideas click here.

The peace of Christ be with you. And also with you.

 

Centering Song (Video) (Hymn Scan) (Text)…………Blessed Assurance  UMH #369

 

Gospel Reading (Video) (Audio) (Text)…………………………John 14:15-21 CEB

……………………….……………….Read by Chloe Herby

This is the Word of God for the people of God. Thanks be to God.

 

Good News for Kids (“Jesus Loves Me” Song & Dance Video) (Coloring Page) (Activity Ideas)

 

Song of Preparation (Video) ………Surely the Presence of the Lord is in this Place

 

Living in Faith Everyday (Video) (Audio) (Text)……………. “The Expectations of Love”.………………………………………Rev. Megan Dean Tobola

 

Offertory (Audio)…………. Higher Ground………...Played by Tatiana Kuznetsov

The ministries of Good Shepherd continue during this time of physical isolation. To give online click here. You can give by texting the dollar amount ($X.XX) to 630-364-4154. You will receive a registration link the first time. Every time after that just enter the dollar amount. You can also mail a check if you desire. If you would like an EFT form please contact the church office. Thank you for your giving.

 

Doxology (Text) (Instrumental Video)

 

Prayers of the People—10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings and 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evenings.

After prayers on Sunday mornings we will sing songs with Margo ! For this week’s songs, click here.

  • Landline: Dial (312) 626-6799 and wait for the prompt that asks for the Meeting ID which is 924 624 201. Enter the passcode when prompted. See information about the password below.
  • Cellphone 1-touch/tap dialing: +13126266799,,924624201#. Enter the password when prompted. See details below.
  • Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/924624201.
  • Check your mail or email for the password. Password Hint: John 3:16. Contact Pastor Megan if you have issues.

Please send your prayer requests during the week to goodshepherdbartlett@gmail.com or call (630) 830-3003.

If you have care needs, we have a Care Team ready to help! Contact the office or Pastor Megan’s cell: (312) 715-8752.

 

The Lord’s Prayer ~ Bishop Sally Dyck and the NIC Cabinet (Video) (Audio)

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, and the power, and the glory forever.  Amen.

 

*Following the Light of Christ

You can choose to either keep your candle burning throughout the day, or extinguish it as you sing/listen.

Closing Song (Video) (Lyrics)……………………..The God Who Stays

Benediction  (Audio)

 

Worship Resources Used: Ministry Matters, United Methodist Hymnal, United Methodist Book of Worship, Worship & Song

 

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