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Freedom United Methodist Church news


January 27, 2021

On Sunday, Jan. 24, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was:

Prelude – Janell Reutlinger

Announcement: We are on Facebook live at 11 a.m. Our Facebook page is Freedom United Methodist Church.

Invocation by Pastor Todd Finley

Call to Worship – Psalm 139 led by Lori Louthan

The Lord’s Prayer

Opening Hymn – “Precious Lord, Take My Hand,” led by Debbie Brown

Affirmation of Faith

Gloria Patri

Hymn of Justifying Grace – “In the Garden”

Offertory Prayer by Pastor Todd


Special Music – “As It Is In Heaven,” sung by Jennifer Finley

Holy Scripture – Psalms 139-1-5 You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you, Lord, know it completely. You hem me in behind and before, and you lay your hand upon me.

The Morning Message – “God’s Promises/We are formed with intention,” Pastor Todd Finley

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn of Invitation – “There’s Something About That Name”

Benediction – Romans 15:5-6: May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

Closing Musical Response – “Standing On the Promises” (refrain)

Postlude – Janell Reutlinger

Please remember those on our prayer list including: Gary Holdeman family, John Martin (Dixie’s cousin, medical issue), Bob Seivert (medical issue), those affected by Covid 19 (there are several in our community), Becky Hill (medical issue), Payne Louthan (military), nursing home residents, Dale Martin (Debbie Brown’s father), our elected officials and our country (especially in this chaotic time), Don and Reia Lenhart, Isaac Hansen (deployed), Betty Kirkwood, EMT services in northwest Oklahoma (a need for EMTs), Christians worldwide, Bonita Stewart, J.J. Louthan, Rick Wallace (Regina Wilson’s brother, medical issue), Lisa Hughes and Kinsey Didier. Please keep our first responders – EMTs, firefighters, and law enforcement – in your prayers.

Services at Freedom UMC – Sunday school/Bible study 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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