May 20, 2018, Day of Pentecost and Confirmation Sunday.
Theme: “You Renew the Face of the Ground”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, 104:24-34, 35b, read by Sandy Zinos.
Message titled, “We Are Held by a Love That Is Larger Than Anything Else”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Confirmands join our congregation as full members.
Community Response, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

May 13, 2018, Ascension Sunday.
Theme: “The Way of the Righteous".

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Psalm 1, read by Mary Winkelman.
Message titled,“The Way of the Righteous”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

May 6, 2018, Sixth Sunday of Easter.
Theme: “All Creation Praising God".

Call to Worship led by Sam Mutschelknaus.

Confession, Assurance, Pardon, and Peace, spoken in unison and led by Sam Mutschelknaus. God of the heavens and the earth, we give thanks for the beautiful world you have created and continue to create. Too often we fail to honor the interconnectedness of life. We pollute the planet and our relationships. We hoard what we can without considering the impact for others. Forgive us, we pray, and help us embrace new possibilities. Lead us toward wholeness, that we  would be filled with your joy. Amen.

The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Psalm 98, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message titled,“Singing New Songs”, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Greta Hietpas and Sam Mutschelknaus.
Community Response led by Rev. Greta Hietpas and Sam Mutschelknaus.
Blessing led by Rev. Greta Hietpas.

April 29, 2018, Fifth Sunday of Easter.
Theme: “Mercy Satisfies”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Psalm 22:25-31, read by Heinz Melzl.
Message titled,“The Poor Shall Eat and Be Satisfied”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

April 22, 2018, Fourth Sunday of Easter
Theme: “God’s Table”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Psalm 23, read by Sandy Zinos.
Message titled,“You Prepare a Table Before Me in the Presence of My Enemies”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

April 15, 2018, Third Sunday of Easter.
Theme: “Trust in the Lord”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Psalm 4, read by Morgan Roberts .
Message titled,“You Gave Me Room”, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing led by Rev. Greta Hietpas.

April 8, 2018, Second Sunday of Easter.
Theme: “How Good and Pleasant it is when Kindred Dwell in Unity", (Ps.133:1).

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Psalm 133, read by Sarah Meyrose .
Message titled,“We are Always in the River”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

April 1, 2018, Easter Sunday.
Theme: “Resurrection is Gift of Persistent Love”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, John 20:1-18, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message titled,“There is a Teacher at the Edges with Persistent Love”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

March 25, 2018, Palm Sunday.
Theme: “The Power of Mercy”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Elizabeth Ross.
Scripture reading, Mark 11:1-11., read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message titled,“The Power of Mercy”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

March 18, 2018, Fifth Sunday in Lent.
Theme: “Dying to Bear Fruit”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, John 12:20-33, read by Jeanette Gugler.
Message titled,“Falling into the Earth”, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing led by Rev. Greta Hietpas.

March 11, 2018, Fourth Sunday in Lent.
Theme: “Life is Waiting for Us”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, John 3:14-21, read by Tony Linz.
Message titled,“Life is Waiting for Us”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

March 4, 2018, Third Sunday in Lent.
Theme: “The Healing Sanctuary of Jesus”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, John 2:13-22, read by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Message titled,“We Have the Sanctuary of Death and Resurrection”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

February 25, 2018, Second Sunday in Lent.
Theme: “All of us are in the cross waiting for good news”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Mark 8:31-38, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message titled, “Downward Mobility”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

February 18, 2018, First Sunday in Lent .
Theme: “God is Still Speaking”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Mark 1:9-15, read by Sandy Zinos.
Message titled, “God is Still Speaking”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

February 11, 2018, Transfiguration Sunday.
Theme: “Glimpsing the Holy in Youth-led Worship”.

Call to Worship led by Thomas Jungwirth.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison.
The Children Are Sent to Serve.
Scripture reading, Mark 9:2-9.
Message titled, “A Glimpse of Glory”, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas, and youth.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and youth..
Blessing.

February 4, 2018, Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany.
Theme: “Jesus Comes to Heal on the Sabbath”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Mark 1:29-39, read by Cynthia Stevens  .
Message titled, "He Came and Took Her By the Hand" (Mark 1:31), given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

January 28, 2018, Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany.
Theme: “The Power Above All Powers”.

Call to Worship led by Nina Kohl.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Nina Kohl.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Mark 1:21-28, read by Mary Winkelman.
Message titled, “Nothing Can Separate Us from the Love of God in Christ”, given by Nina Kohl.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Nina Kohl.

January 21, 2018, Third Sunday After the Epiphany  
Theme: “The Invitation to Discipleship: Repent, Believe, Follow”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Mark 1:14-20, read by Sarah Meyrose.
Message titled, “Repent, Believe, Follow”, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing led by Rev. Greta Hietpas.

January 14, 2018, Second Sunday After the Epiphany
Theme: “The Call to Discipleship: Come and See”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, John 1:43-51, read by Sandy Zinos.
Message titled, “Come and See”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin
A Litany of Gratitude and Commissioning for Christian Service, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev.Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

January 7, 2018, Epiphany Sunday
Theme: “We are Promised the Baptism of the Holy Spirit".

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Mark 1:4-11 read by Nanc Ihrcke.
Message titled, “Baptized with the Holy Spirit”, Rev. Dan Schwerin
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

December 31, 2017, Worship service
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December 24, 2017, 9:30 PM - Christmas Eve
Theme: “They Made Known what had been told them about this child..." (Luke 2:17)

Welcome and Call to Worship led by Rev. Greta Hietpas
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Isaiah 9:2-7, Titus 3:4-7, Luke 2:1-7, Luke 2.8-14, Luke 2:15-20,
Christmas Message titled, "“God Comes Anyway”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.

December 24, 2017, 9:00 AM, Fourth Sunday of Advent.
Theme: “The Gift of Love”

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Luke 2:1-20, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message titled, "Gifts Awaken Us",  given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

December 17, 2017, Third Sunday of Advent
Theme: "The Planting of the Lord"

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11, read by Tom Taft.
Message titled, “The Planting of the Lord", Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

December 10, 2017, Second Sunday of Advent.
Theme: "Comfort my people, says your God”

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Time of Prayer led by by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Isaiah 40:1-11, read by Nanc Ihrcke.
Message titled, "Between Withering Wind and Second Wind", Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.

December 3, 2017, First Sunday of Advent.
Theme: “We are in the Potter’s House”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer led by by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Isaiah 64:1-9, read by Tony Linz.
Message titled, “We Are the Clay; You are Our Potter” (Is.64:8b) by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

November 26, 2017, Christ the King Sunday.
Theme: Christ the King Sunday.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer led by by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Matthew 25:31-46, read by Jeanette Gugler.
Message titled, “The King of Surprises”, by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

November 19, 2017, Twenty Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Theme: “Trusting God”.

Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Nina Kohl.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer led by by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Matthew 25:14-30, read by Sandy Zinos.
Message titled, “Playing it Safe Might Be the Most Dangerous Thing a Christian Can Do”, by Nina Kohl.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing led by Nina Kohl.

November 12, 2017, Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme:: “Waiting for the Not Yet".

Call to Worship led by Evan Marcks.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Evan Marcks.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Maggie Ross.
Time of Prayer led by by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Matthew 25:1-13, read by Jackson Otto.
Message titled, “Keep Awake”, by Rev. Greta Hietpas, Samantha Weber, Quinn Lincicum, and Carly Peterson.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.

November 5, 2017, Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme:: “All Saints Sunday”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Confession, Assurance, Pardon, and Peace , spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer led by by Nina Kohl.
Scripture reading, Matthew 23:1-12, read by Heinz Melzl
Message titled, “We Have One Teacher and the Messiah is a Wounded Healer”, by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

October 29, 2017, Twenty First Sunday after Pentecost
Theme:: “Reformation Sunday – 500th Anniversary of the Reformation”.

Call to Worship led by Nina Kohl.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Nina Kohl.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Time of Prayer led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Matthew 22:34-46, read by Andrew Mills.
Message titled, "Luther's Unfinished Revolution", by Nina Kohl.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing lead by Nina Kohl.

October 22 , 2017, Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Theme: “Render to God the Things That are God’s "(Matthew 22:21).

Recognition Sunday for Sharon Goodrum on her retirement after nearly 50 years of service to FUMC.
Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer led by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Matthew 22:15-22, read by Tom Taft.
Message titled, “The Accompaniment Alongside Us”, by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

October 15, 2017, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Theme: “Lost in Wonder, Love and Praise.”

Call to Worship led by Madeline Ajack.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Madeline Ajack.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer led by Madeline Ajack.
Scripture reading, Matthew 22:1-14, read by Madeline Ajack.
Message titled, “Showing Up”, by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Greta Hietpas and Madeline Ajack.
Blessing lead by Madeline Ajack.

October 8, 2017, Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: “People Lost in Wonder, Love and Praise.”

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given byRev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer led by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Matthew 21:33-46, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message titled, “The Stone the Builders Rejected”, by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

October 1, 2017, World Communion Sunday.
Theme: “A Life of Wonder, Love and Praise”.

Call to Worship led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Opening Prayer, spoken in unison and led by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Children Are Sent to Serve, given byRev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer led by Nina Kohl.
Scripture reading, Matthew 21:23-32, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message titled, “What a Wonderful World", by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Great Thanksgiving - Communion, led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response led by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.

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