Digital Bulletin

May 9, 2021

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Order of Worship


  • Welcome
  • Song – Your Love Awakens Me
  • Song – Who You Say I Am (adapted)
  • Congregational Prayer and Silent Prayer
  • The Lord’s Prayer
  • Message
  • Invitation to the Offering
  • Offertory – Brother (“Sister,” adapted)
  • Closing Song – Joy of the Lord
  • Benediction

Welcome
Pastor Clay Horton

Song | Who You Say I Am

Who am I that the highest King
Would welcome me
I was lost but He brought me in
Oh God’s love for me
Oh God’s love for me

Who the Son sets free
Oh is free indeed
I’m a child of God
Yes I am

Free at last
God has rescued me
The grace runs deep
While I was tied to sin
Jesus came for me
Yes He came for me

In my Redeemer’s house
There’s a place for me
I’m a child of God
Yes I am

I am chosen not forsaken
I am who You say I am
You are for me not against me
I am who You say I am

(Oh) (Yes) I am who You say I am

In my Redeemer’s house
There’s a place for me
I’m a child of God
Yes I am

Song | Your Love Awakens Me

Oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh
There were walls between us
And by the cross you came and broke them down
You broke them down

And there were chains around us
By Your grace we are no longer bound
No longer bound

You called me out of the grave
You called me into the light
You called my name and then my heart came alive

Your love is greater
Your love is stronger
Your love awakens, awakens, awakens me

Your love is greater
Your love is stronger
Your love awakens, awakens, awakens me

Oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh
Feel the darkness shaking
All the dead are coming back to life
Back to life

Hear the song awaken
All creation singing we’re alive
‘Cause You’re alive

You called me out of the grave
You called me into the light
You called my name and then my heart came alive

Your love is greater
Your love is stronger
Your love awakens, awakens, awakens me

Your love is greater
Your love is stronger
Your love awakens, awakens, awakens me
And what a love we found

Death can’t hold us down
We shout it out we’re alive, ‘cause you’re alive
And what a love we found

Death can’t hold us down
We shout it out we're alive, ’cause you’re alive
And what a love we found
Death can’t hold us down
We shout it out we’re alive, ‘cause you’re alive

Your love is greater
Your love is stronger
Your love awakens, awakens, awakens me

Your love is greater
Your love is stronger
Your love awakens, awakens, awakens me

Your love is greater
Your love is stronger
Your love awakens, awakens, awakens me

Your love is greater
Your love is stronger
Your love awakens, awakens, awakens me

Congregational Prayer and Silent Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy name.
Thy kingdom come,
thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.
Amen.

Message | “The Sisters Speak Up!”

Numbers 27:1-11 (CEB)
Zelophehad’s Daughters’ Inheritance
1 The daughters of Zelophehad, Hepher’s son, Gilead’s grandson, Machir’s great-grandson, and Manasseh’s great-great-grandson, belonging to the clan of Manasseh son of Joseph, came forward. His daughters’ names were Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. 2 They stood before Moses, Eleazar the priest, the chiefs, and the entire community at the entrance of the meeting tent and said, 3 “Our father died in the desert. He wasn’t part of the community who gathered against the Lord with Korah’s community. He died for his own sin, but he had no sons. 4 Why should our father’s name be taken away from his clan because he didn’t have a son? Give us property among our father’s brothers.” 5 Moses brought their case before the Lord. 6 The Lord said to Moses: 7 Zelophehad’s daughters are right in what they are saying. By all means, give them property as an inheritance among their father’s brothers. Hand over their father’s inheritance to them. 8 Speak to the Israelites and say: If a man dies and doesn’t have a son, you must hand his inheritance over to his daughters. 9 If he doesn’t have a daughter, you will give his inheritance to his brothers. 10 If he doesn’t have any brothers, you should give his inheritance to his father’s brothers. 11 If his father had no brothers, you should give his inheritance to his nearest relative from his clan. He will take possession of it. This will be a regulation and a case law for the Israelites, as the Lord commanded Moses.

Pastor Clay Horton
Numbers 27:1-11 (CEB)

Invitation to the Offering
Thank you for supporting the ministries of Vista Ridge UMC. Offering boxes are available at the welcome tables. To give by credit card, use this link or text GIVE to 972.587.7820 and follow the prompts.

If you’d like to support the special collection to make Blessing Baskets for the women at the Denton County Friends of the Family shelter, please leave your donation in the offering box. Place cash in the provided envelope and write Blessing Baskets in the check or credit card memo.

Offertory | Brother (“Sister,” adapted)

Closing Song | Joy of the Lord

When I cannot see You with my eyes
Let faith arise to You

When I cannot feel Your hand in mine
Let faith arise to You

God of mercy and love
I will praise You Lord

How You shine with glory Lord of light
I feel alive with You

In Your presence now I come alive
I am alive with You

There is strength when I say
I will praise You Lord

The joy of the Lord is my strength
The joy of the Lord is my strength
In the darkness I’ll dance
In the shadows I’ll sing
The joy of the Lord is my strength

Benediction
Pastor Clay Horton


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