The Bell Ringer – June 6, 2021

The Ward Hill Church Bell Ringer – June 6, 2021

Midweek Meeting for Prayer – Wednesday, June 9 at 7 pm on Zoom

Church Calendar & Lectionary

Season:           Ordinary Time after Pentecost – from the day after

Pentecost until Advent (May 24 – November 27, 2021)

Color:              Green – for the growth of God’s Kingdom

This Sunday: Proper 5 – 2nd Sunday after Pentecost

Sun, June 13:  Proper 6 – 3rd Sunday after Pentecost – Children’s Day

Lectionary:     Ezekiel 17:22-24; Psalm 92:1-4,12-15; 2 Corinthians 5:6-17; Mark 4:26-34

Hymns:           116 – For the Beauty of the Earth; 325 – Precious Jewels; 189 – Jesus Loves Me; 672 – Trust and Obey

Monthly Prayer Focus for June

Local Church Focus:  Congregational Church of West Newbury – Manny Cumplido, pastor

Missions Focus:  Gideons International

Community Resources – Food, Clothing, Shelter, & Other Help          National Suicide Hotline:  1-800-273-8255

Refugee Ministries: Interserve USA (; Emmanuel Gospel Center’s Greater Boston Refugee Ministry (

Global Crisis Help:  World Relief –

Information on Persecuted Christians: Open Doors USA –

Monthly Scripture Memory for June

Psalm 119:11,105 (ESV) – 11 I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Proverbs 3:5,6 (ESV) – 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Catechism: An Outline of the Faith

Q.  Why do we not use our freedom as we should?

A.  Because we rebel against God, and we put ourselves in the place of God.

Q.  What help is there for us?

A.  Our help is in God.

Q.  How did God first help us?

A.  God first helped us by revealing himself and his will, through nature and history, through many seers and saints, and especially the prophets of Israel.

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