Leader: In the midst of our darkness, Jesus brings light!
People: God of us all, scatter the shadows of doubt and
fear! Lead us to your holy presence!
Leader: God has been our help and hope in ages past.
People: We rely upon God’s promises still as we worship
together now! *Hymn O God, Our Help in Ages Past UMH 117
*Greetings to Our Neighbors
To Proclaim God’s Word and Celebrate God’s Presence Scripture Lesson Select reading from Jonah A Time with the Children
There is no Praise-N-Play or JAM – Jesus And Me today so the children may enjoy the musical with their families. Worship bag activities are available in the back of the sanctuary. Children’s Musical
“Not Just Another Fish Story” Herb Tax
To Respond with Thanksgiving
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
About this Morning’s Music: “Not Just Another Fish Story” was written for the children of Grace United Methodist Church by Herb Tax. It is dedicated to Pastor Rudy, who gave the musical its name. It is also dedicated to Stephanie Mahoney, Herb’s step-daughter, who designed the bulletin art work.
About this Morning’s Hymn:“O God, Our Help in Ages Past” was written by Isaac Watts in 1719. Watts is considered to be the most prolific English hymn writer in history. The hymn is based on Psalm 90.
The Chancel Flowers are given to the glory of God in celebration of Scout Sunday, to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting by Grace UMC’s Boy Scout Troop 670 and Crew 670. A scout is reverent.
The Narthex Flowers are given to the glory of God in honor of Lynne Johnson’s birthday.
The White Rosebud is given to the glory of God in memory of Carol Pfuntner, who died February 4, 2018.
The White Rosebud is given to the glory of God in memory of
Doris Gaskill, who died January 28, 2018.
Pastor – Rudolph E. Tucker, Jr.
Pastor – Janet P. Salbert
Minister of Music/Organist—Rev. C. Milton Rodgers, III
Music Associate – Lynn Jost
Piano Accompanist – Sarah Scott
thrive Worship Coordinator – Steven Field
A/V Coordinator – Dean Sprague
Director of Community Connection – Darlene Runaldue
Staff contact information is available on the website or from the church office.
Grace United Methodist Church is a Stephen Ministry Congregation
If you are new to Grace and would like to learn more about our church or are interested in becoming a member of this congregation, feel free to contact our Pastors at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or
703-361-7800 to setup a personal appointment at a time that is convenient for you.
Grace United Methodist Church Our Mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Our Vision is to be a community of faith that reflects the light of Christ through radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional faith development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity.