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April 25, 2019

Sunday, April 21, was the Resurrection Sunday Celebration at the Freedom United Methodist Church. The order of services was:

Prelude by Janell Reutlinger

Bible Study is Thursday at 6:30 p.m. We are studying about Apostle Peter

Invocation by Pastor Todd Finley

Call to Worship: Psalm 46 led by Shirley Wagner

Opening hymn: “The Old Rugged Cross,” led by Debra Brown

Affirmation: from First Corinthians 15:1-6 and Colossians 1:15-20

Gloria Patri

Hymn of Justifying Grace: “Were You There?”

Offertory – Janell Reutlinger

Ushers – Arly and Cooper Eden


Offertory Prayer by Pastor Todd

Special Music: A music video by Johnny Cash, “He Was a Man”

Scripture: Mark 16:5-7 – As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed. “Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus from Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid Him. But go, tell his disciples and Peter, “He is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see Him, just as He told you.”

Message: “Christ Has Risen”

Pastoral Prayer

Pastor Todd was assisted by Lori Louthan in serving Holy Communion

Benediction by Pastor Todd

Closing Hymn: “His Name Is Wonderful”

Please remember those on our prayer list including: Betty Kirkwood, Nebraska and South Dakota, EMS services in northwest Oklahoma (a need for EMTs), Larry Masoner, Jeannie Stahlman’s grandson Jordan Stahlman (born premature), Raymond Reutlinger, Christians worldwide, Bonita Stewart, J.J. Louthan, Terry Martin (Debbie Brown’s brother), Don Wallace (Regina Wilson’s father), Lisa Hughes, Kinsey Didier, Faye Crow (Nelwyn’s sister-in-law), and Elmer Maddux. Please keep our first responders – EMTs, firefighters and law enforcement in your prayers. Please remember our nation, our president, our service men and women, our leaders and our world in your prayers.

Services at Freedom UMC: Sunday school starts at 10 a.m., Sunday service at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Please join us as we worship the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.


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