October 11, 2020 – Interactive Bulletin

“A Special Invitation”

OCTOBER 11, 2020


L A T E S T   I N F O R M A T I O N

TRUNK N’TREAT! (10/25)  (INFO)

Fall Adult BIBLE STUDY (INFO)

10/8 Visual Announcements & Worship Update  (Video) (PDF)

Good Shepherd Meeting Rooms   (Full List PDF)

Reserve Your Slot for 10/18 Outdoor Worship (INFO)

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


Bring a candle in your worship space to symbolize the light of Christ. Click on the links below to access the content for your worship-in-place experience. If you have difficulty accessing any of the content, 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.


  Gathering Songs

(Video with Lyrics)………………………….……Jesus Calls Us….UMH #398

(Video with Captions)….…………Trust and Obey….UMH #467

(Video with Lyrics)……………In the Lord I’ll Be Ever Thankful….TFWS #2195

*Welcoming the Light of Christ

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

(Video with Lyrics)………..……I Want Jesus to Walk with Me….UMH #521

  Prayer of Confession

God of mercy, in our impatience for answers, we sometimes turn to idols of our own making and forget our covenant with you. Passionate for what is right, we wrong those with whom we differ. Pleased at the invitation to your banquet, we fail to arrive with humility and thanksgiving. Forgive us when our faith is weak and our zeal too strong. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Gospel Reading (Video) (Audio) (Text)……….….……Matthew 22:1-14 CEB…………………..……..…Read by Steve Gordon and the Gordon Family

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

Good News for Kids (Bible Story Video) (Full lesson with Activities) Drive Through Trunk n’ Treat is October 25th! Click here for details.

Song of Preparation (Video with Lyrics)……………..O Come to the Altar

Living in Faith Everyday (Audio)………………….“A Special Invitation” ………Rev. Megan Dean Tobola

Offertory (Audio)……..”My Tribute”…….….……..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. You can also download an EFT form and return it to the church office. Thank you for your giving.

Doxology (Text) (Instrumental Audio)………….Played by Tatiana Kuznetsov

Prayers of the People—10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. A time of prayer and singing.

  • 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 passcode below.
  • · Cellphone 1-touch/tap dialing: +13126266799,,924624201#. Enter the passcode 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. Check your email or mail for the passcode.                                             To request the code click here, contact us on Facebook Messenger, or call (312) 715-8752.
  • · Click here to send your requests during the week or 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.

Benediction    Go forth clothed in Christ, ready to answer his call and BE the church. Amen.

Sending Song (Video with Lyrics) ……………….…..The Summons….TFWS #2130

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


EVERY SUNDAY

Online Worship available by 8:00 a.m. at http://www.gsbartlett.com| Prayers of the People via Zoom every Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

EVERY SUNDAY IN OCTOBER

OUTDOOR WORSHIP at 10:30 a.m. ~ Reserve your slot by calling the church office or visiting http://www.gsbarlett.com

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