The Ward Hill Church Bell Ringer
The Lord’s Day, June 26, 2022
3rd Sunday after Pentecost
Hymns and Songs
Opening Hymn Hymn 335 Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me REDHEAD 76
Response Hymn 334, verse 4 TRENTHAM
Breathe on me, breath of God, so shall I never die,
but live with thee the perfect life of thine eternity.
Songs Hymn requests
Closing Hymn Hymn 692 To You, O Lord, I Fly LEOMINSTER
Gathering Prayer: Collect for Proper 8
Almighty God, you have built your Church upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone: Grant us so to be joined together in unity of spirit by their teaching, that we may be made a holy temple acceptable to you; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.
Scripture Readings and Sermon
1 Kings 19:15-21 Psalm 16 Galatians 5:1,13-25 Luke 9:51-62
Sermon – “Not Tied Down”
Lectionary and Hymns for Sunday, July 3, 2022
Season: Ordinary Time – Pentecost to Advent (Jun 6 – Nov 26, 2022)
Color: Green – for the growth of the Kingdom of God
4th Sunday after Pentecost, Proper 9 (Independence Day weekend)
Lectionary: Isa. 66:1-10; Ps 66:1-9; Gal. 6:1-16; Luke 10:1-11,16-20
Hymns: 438–All Lands, to God in Joyful Sounds; 264–Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross; 359–Blest Be the Tie That Binds
Lord’s Day Schedule for July and August 2022
Service – 10 am (Lord’s Supper observed on 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month)
Summer Schedule – no scheduled education time after the service
Jul 3 4 Pentecost Jul 24 7 Pentecost Aug 14 10 Pentecost
Jul 10 5 Pentecost Jul 31 8 Pentecost Aug 21 11 Pentecost
Jul 17 6 Pentecost Aug 7 9 Pentecost Aug 28 12 Pentecost
Midweek Prayer Schedule for Summer 2022
Monday, June 27 at 7 pm Wednesday, August 3 at 7 pm
Thursday, July 14 at 7 pm Wednesday, August 24 at 7 pm
Monthly Prayer Focus for June
Local Church Focus: Cong. Ch. Of W. Newbury – Manny Cumplido, pastor
Missions Focus: Gideons International
Community Resources – Food, Clothing, Shelter, & Other Help
www.communityactioninc.org/phocadownload/resource_guide_english_october_2017.pdf National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Refugee Ministries: Interserve USA (interserveusa.com); Emmanuel Gospel Center’s Greater Boston Refugee Ministry (www.egc.org/refugee)
Global Crisis Help: World Relief – worldrelief.org
Information on Persecuted Christians: Open Doors USA – opendoorsusa.org
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.
Westminster Shorter Catechism Questions 15-19 – hymnal page 870
Catechism: Outline of the Faith
Q. What response did God require from the chosen people?
A. God required the chosen people to be faithful; to love justice, to do mercy, and to walk humbly with their God.
Q. Where is this Old Covenant to be found?
A. The covenant with the Hebrew people is to be found in the books which we call the Old Testament.
Q. Where in the Old Testament is God’s will for us shown most clearly?
A. God’s will for us is shown most clearly in the Ten Commandments.