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Shared Ministry of Prairie du Chien 
and Eastman Salem 
United Methodist Churches
Welcome to Sunday Worship Service 
Shared ministry of Eastman Salem & Prairie du Chien 
United Methodist Churches: 
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 19, 2021

                                                  Maria Kim, Pastor

* Please, stand up, as you are comfortable.  




​From far and near, we gather together, 
called to unity in Christ
Built into one body, 
we are the dwelling place of God. 
May God guide our steps and direct our ways, 
that we may reveal God’s love in word and deed. 

* HYMN:                      Loving Spirit                                  #2123

* PRAYER OF CONFESSION                                        Liturgist
Mighty God, you pardon sin and forgive the transgressions of your people. You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy. You will tread our sins under your feet. We do not deserve your love but you give it freely, as a gift of your grace. May we find rest, free from accusation and condemnation in your arms. Through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.

* HYMN:                      He Touched Me                              #367

SCRIPTURE:         Acts 9:36-42/ Psalm 23:4                 Liturgist
                                    Revelation 7:9-17

MESSAGE: “Dorcas” 

Worship assistant leaders​ (Sept. 19)

Prairie du Chien UMC 
Liturgist: Mary Atkinson
Sound system: Shannon Buzard
Two money counting persons: Lowell Ahrens / Shannon Buzard
Pianist: Lori Fraily

Eastman Salem UMC
Greeters: Bonnie Sheckler
Sound system/ computer: Scott Schreck
Two money counting persons: Scott Schreck / Bonnie Sheckler

Radio Ministry: Sandy McCluskey

The Shared Ministry of Eastman Salem and PdC United Methodist Church invites all children who are between the ages of 3 yrs and 10 yrs old (completed 3K through fourth grade) to join us for Vacation Bible School. Monday, August 9, 2021 to Friday, August 13, 2021, from 5:30 pm until 8:15 pm. The evening will provide youth with a light meal, story time, music, craft and science activities that all focus around a fun message of God as we become Knights of North Castle.  

Knights throughout history were strong and courageous and were warriors for the kings they served. With each daily lesson the youth dive into the story of these brave individuals who protected the weak and never backed down from doing what they were called to do.  

Registration is open until July 15, 2021. Register at Any questions contact Cindy Payne by calling 608-734-9443.  


  Praise God from whom all blessings flow;
  Praise him all creatures here below;
  Praise him above, ye heavenly host;
  Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen

Most merciful God, whose bounty has sustained us. Enable us to show our thankfulness for all your goodness by giving up ourselves to your service, and cheerfully submitting in all things to your blessed will; through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Amen. 

* HYMN: Faith of Our Fathers   #710

* Benediction & Sending

Weekly Announcements (Sept. 19 - 25)

• The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention recommended that vaccinated people should mask up indoors in areas of high transmission (unvaccinated people were already asked to wear masks).You may wear mask for your health during indoor worship.  
• Radio ministry is broadcast on WPRE 104.3 at 10:30 am on Sunday (No radio ministry next Sunday).
• Saturday Worship group joins in Sunday worship service from today one. Welcome and Thanks to Saturday worship group for a long time dedication for this ministry. 
• Worship assistants needed: 
If you are interested, pls, contact Monte or church office or sign up your name. Prairie du Chien and Eastman Sunday worship are in need of sound system back up persons. If you feel called, pls, let church leaders know. 
• Facebook live service came to a stop temporarily. For this ministry to resume, we need your feedback and Facebook live recording backup volunteers: 608-326-8321, 
• Audio Sunday worship service: you can listen to Sunday worship on our church website ( Weekly announcements are posted on the church website as well as Facebook. 

• There are copies of sermon manuscripts on the back and they can be mailed/ emailed to you at your request.  
• Prayer request: If you would like to add a name to the intercessory prayer during worship on Sundays, contact Pastor Maria or church office or you can use prayer request cards
• Visitation request & pastoral care: If you or your family members would like to have pastor Maria’s visitation, contact Pastor Maria anytime. Also, you can visit with her for prayers, private counseling or just talk anytime. Pls, check her office hours and setting up an appointment will be a surer way.

• Rev. Scott Carlson (D.S.) will come and meet with ALB leaders on Oct. 2 at 10:30am at PdC UMC. (Discussion topic: “From this transition period to where?”)  
• Ingathering for Afghan Refugees: Items and financial assistance need to be dropped off by Sept. 24. 
• Mission & Fundraiser committee receives order for Pasty Sale (Oct. 19) receives order by Oct. 14. Pls, fill out the order form or call the church office. (Contact person: Diane Koth, Shelby Knutson)  
• World Communion Sunday on Oct. 3
• "Praising together Night" will be held in Lancaster UMC on Sept. 26 (next Sunday) at 5:30pm. 

• UM Men’s group meets for breakfast every Wednesday at 7:00 am at Huckleberry restaurant. 
• UMW meets every second Wednesday at 1:00pm 
• Trustee committee meets every second Tuesday at 6:30pm.
• Inclusive Bible Study (Title: Together in Christ, written by Bishop Hee-Soo Jung) will be held (Sept. 22, 29, Oct. 6) at 10:00am. Sign up sheet is available in the narthex. If you are interested, please, sign up your name or call the church office. 
• Sunday School resumes on 19th. 
• UMW Sunday with Pastor Jan Meyer preaching on 26th.
• UMW Fall Rummage Sale will be held Oct.1-Oct.2 

• No Youth gathering tonight. 
• Sunday School resumes on 19th 
• Regular Sunday worship on 26th.