Calvary United Methodist Church
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors!

This Week's Bulletin


Calvary United Methodist Church
Palm Sunday
March 28, 2021

Welcome & Announcements:                                    Donna Hinch         


Palm Sunday Medley                                             Praise Singers

Call to Worship:                                                       Donna Hinch

L: Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord;

C: let us shout aloud to the Rock of our Salvation.

L: Let us come before him with thanksgiving

C: and extol him with music and song.

L: For the Lord is the great God.


Opening Prayer:                                                          Donna Hinch

King of Kings and Lord of Lords, it is you we come to celebrate today! It is you whom we sing hallelujah!   In the midst of our own joys and struggles that we find ourselves in, we choose to praise you as the Savior of our Souls. We acknowledge you as the one whom we’ve been waiting for, and we desire to serve you. Help us to get out of our own skin today, and to see you in all of your glory and goodness. In Jesus’ Mighty Name, Amen.


Scripture: Psalm 118:19-29 (pg, 598 pew Bible)              Donna Hinch


(Please stand, if able, for the reading of the Gospel)

Gospel: John 12:12-16                                                       Donna Hinch


The Word of God for the People of God!

Thanks be to God.


Joys & Concerns                                                               Pastor Joy


Prayers for the People/The Lord’s Prayer                   Pastor Joy

Offertory Prayer:                                                              Pastor Joy

Sermon: Songs of the Heart: Adoration”                  Pastor Joy

Closing Hymn: “All Glory, Laud and Honor”                             pg. 280
                                (Vs. 1,3,4 & 5)

Dismissal with Blessing                                             Pastor Joy


Pianist/Organist                                                                  Robyn Stender

Liturgist:                                                                                  Donna Hinch

Praise Team Singers:                                  Dennis White & Sandy Barclay


Tues. March 30thPrayer Meeting
Thurs. April 1st7 pm: Maundy Thursday Service/Communion
Fri. April 2nd7 pm: Good Friday Service
Sun. April 4th10 am: Easter Service

Joys & Concerns

(From 3/21/21 Service)

*Joy as today is Jan Fisher’s birthday! Happy Birthday!

*Prayer request from Jan Fisher for friend Tracy who has some health issues.

* Prayer request from Jan Fisher for Brooklyn, the granddaughter of a friend, who died of an accidental drug overdose.

* Prayers for Sue Huntley who had a fall while on vacation – soreness, aches and possible cracked ribs. Pray for healing

* Continue prayers for Bonnie Simatovich

* Prayers for Crisis Pregnancy Center concerns

Memory Verse:

Psalm 118:29: “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.”



Thursday, April 1st: 7 pm: Maundy Thursday service with communion

(The altar will be stripped following this service for Good Friday)

Friday, April 2nd: 7 pm: Good Friday Service

(Altar items will be replaced following this service)

Sunday April 4th: Easter Sunday – HE IS RISEN!!
                            10 am: Worship Service


Reminder, we would like to start listing birthdays and anniversaries in our bulletins and also in the Monthly Reminder. If you would like yours to be included, be sure to let me know in advance of the month in which this special event occurs. So, if you have one coming in April, please let me know by March 29th !

Mark Your Calendars!

Bags Tournament meeting:  We are planning on having a bags tournament planning meeting on Thursday, April 29th at 6 pm in the library. Anyone who is interested and wants to have fun is invited. The Tournament will be in September, date to be determined.   If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Kallenberger or Larry Smith.


Easter Lilies:

The church decided not to sell Easter Lilies this year. However, if you would like to purchase one yourself and bring it to the church to place on the altar, that would be fine.  


Walcott, Iowa

Palm Sunday

March 28, 2021

100 East James Street
Walcott, IA 52773
(563) 284-6213
Rev. Joy Mitchell, Pastor

Social Hall/Pre School: (563) 284-6122

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