Sunday Service 11-28-21

You are invited to the United Methodist Church of Holyoke, So. Hadley & Granby Sunday Service in our Sanctuary and on Zoom with Pastor Joe DeGrande.

CELEBRATE DIVERSITY – All are welcome -loved for who you are, exactly as you are.
-Come join in decorating the sanctuary at noon on Saturday.  All help would be appreciated. 

Notes & Reminders:  
   -Please wear your mask to worship.
   -Invite a friend or neighbor to join you

  Today:  Casseroles for Kate’s Kitchen are due.
  Monday:  6:30 p.m. Education meeting on Zoom
  Tuesday: 6:30 p.m. Church Council & Trustee meeting
  Thursday:  6:30 p.m. Bell Choir rehearsal
                   7:00 p.m. Choir rehearsal
  Sunday:  9:15 a.m. Bell Choir warmup
               11:15 a.m. Christmas music rehearsal
  December  8: 10:00 a.m. UM Women  on zoom.
  December  9:   7:00 p.m. Christmas music rehearsal
  December 12:  -11:15 a.m. Christmas music rehearsal
                          -Before and after service join us for    
                              -Wrapping Secret Santa Gifts
                              -Making for our homebound folks
                              -Christmas cards
Zoom information for Sunday Worship Service

NOTE: You will be muted upon entry to the service. You can un-mute yourself if you’d like to speak, such as during Joys and Concerns or other appropriate times. Be sure to mute yourself after speaking.

Topic: Sunday Morning Worship Service 
Time: November 28, 2021 10:00 AM EDT 

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People may be required to enter the passcode: 456155 

Meeting ID: 819 0815 7855
Order of  Worship for November 28, 2021
Morning Meditation: “As spiritual agents of God — every moment becomes an opportunity to find a deeper meaning, a higher purpose, and a heightened awareness that we are created in God’s image.”  (David Ariel)
  Prelude:  The Holly and the Ivy, arr. Martin  Welcome 
  Passing the Peace
*Hymn #211:  O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
  Lighting of Advent Candle
  All join in singing:
     Light the Advent candle, one: Now the waiting has begun.
     We have started on our way, time to think of Christmas Day.
     Candle, candle, burning bright, shining in the cold winter night;
     Candle, candle, burning bright, fill our hearts with Christmas light.
Joys & Concerns
  Pastoral Prayer
  The Lord’s Prayer
  Gloria Patri No.  71

  Ministry in Music: O Come O Come Emmanuel, arr. Martin
*Hymn #2095:  Star-Child
Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13  page 204  New Testament
*Hymn #251:  Go, Tell It On the Mountain
  Closing Song #196: Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
  Offering: Please leave your offering in the plate as you   
    leave or mail it.  The Lord has given us so much, 
    let us remember to return some to His church. 

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-Prayer List:  Carol Brunelle, Harry Thomas, Beth Dietz, Pauline Kiakis, Samantha Snopek, Adele Reynolds, Doug & Dee Brooksbank, Dave Fanaras, Tom Deren, Tim O’Donnell, Darlene Dout, Tom O’Dea, Bob & Viola Mortimer, Colleen Mortimer, Peter & Joanne Milloy, Mark Hudgik, Pastor Joe, Bill Pead, Jessica Guarnera, Kay Washburn

Click on the Worship Page for ways to worship and stay connected

Welcome to the South Hadley Methodist Church web site

We are located at 30 Carew Street, South Hadley, MA 01075

We are a reconciling congregation and all are welcome here!

We are a mission focused congregation. Please visit the missions page to learn more.

We also house the Neighbors Helping Neighbors food pantry.
Please visit their page on this website to learn more.

Regular Sunday Hours:

  • Church School — 9:00am – 10:00am
  • Worship Service — 10:00am – 11:00am