South Vernon United Methodist Church

“Brighten the Corner Where We Are with the Love of Jesus8
142 Columbus Rd. Mt. Vernon, Ohio
October 2, 2022
“Pentecost Season
Worship 11:00 am

Our Gathering

Welcome and Announcements                 Gail Alexander, Liturgist

Prelude:                                                  Barbara Spitzer, Pianist

Bringing Forth the Light of Christ                                    


                              Order of Worship

* Call to Worship                                  Gail Alexander, Liturgist

L: Let us praise the God who forms the mountains and who
created the winds.

P: Let us sing to the One who made the stars, who truns

deep darkness into morning and day into night.

L: Let us turn to God, hating what is evil and loving what is

All: So many justice roll down like waters, and

righteousness like and ever-flowing stream. Amen    



*Unison Prayer                                   Gail Alexander, Liturgist

O God, in mystery and silence you are present in our lives,

bringing new life out of destruction, hope out of despair,

growth out of difficulty. We thank you that you do not

leave us alone but labor to make us whole. Help us to

perceive your unseen hand in the unfolding of our lives,

and to attend to the gentle guidance of your Spirit, that

we may know the joy you give to your people.  Amen

*Sharing the Peace of Christ

Presentation of our Tithes and Offerings

Offertory                                              Barbara Spitzer, Pianist

*The Doxology

Praise God, from who all blessing flow;

Praise Him, all creatures here below,

Praise Him above the heavenly host;

Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen


*Prayer of Thanksgiving                          Rev. Mearle Griffith

Message        “A Secret Place – In His Presence”     

                                                                                                                Prayer Concerns and Joys of Church Family and Community


*Prayer Hymn       “Sweet Hour of Prayer”       Pg. 496

Pastoral Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer


*The Light of Christ Goes Before Us
*Benediction                                                Rev. Mearle Griffith


*Postlude                                                 Barbara Spitzer, Pianist
*Please stand if you are able

Annoncements & Calendar

We are looking for members who would be interested in being part of a Sunday School Class. It would be from 10:00 am to 10:45. we are need to know how many so we can get lesson book. Please sign up on the sheet being passed around or e-mail SouthVernonUMC@gmail.com. Thanks
   (During October the collection bin will be for Undie Sunday)
2nd         Guest Minister
9th         Refreshments after Service
13th        Ad Council Meeting @ 6:00 pm
16th        Blood Pressure Sunday – Free Blood Pressure Checks
20th       UMF meeting @6:00 pm at the church