Estes Park United Methodist Church

June 6, 2021


Order of Worship


Prelude​ – Come, Christians, Join to Sing​ – Nancy Gunter

Announcements​ – Larry Leaming


Greeting/Welcome​ – Pastor Ann


Introit​​ – Give Thanks! (#2036 FWS) – Chancel Choir


Call to Worship​ – Larry Leaming

Leader: This is the day that the Lord has made!

People: Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

Leader: This is a day of new beginnings!

People: This is a time for growing as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Leader: Come, let us prepare ourselves for worship

People: Let us be prepared for service to God. AMEN..


Opening Prayer (Unison)​ – Larry Leaming

Gracious God, the doors of this Church are open wide once more following these many months of lockdown and social isolation. ​​​As we worship together today may we be filled with a desire to ​​​re-dedicate ourselves to help each other and those in our ​​​community to grow in faith and love of you.May this building ​​​once more ring out its voice of praise and prayer for you. May we ​​as a congregation flourish and fulfill your calling to love and ​​​serve our neighbor. AMEN.


Hymn​​ – #383 UMH – This is the Day of New Beginnings


Time of Remembrance​ – Pastor Ann


Prayers of the People


Scripture Lesson – I Corinthians 1:26-2:5​ – Larry Leaming

Sermon​ – Our First Date–One Year Later – Pastor Ann


Special Music​​ – Chancel Choir – 

Here is Bread, Here is Wine (#2266 TFS)

Holy Communion


Hymn​​ – #451 UMH – Be Still My Soul​​

Doxology​ – #95 UMH

Prayer of Blessing


Hymn – #398 UMH – Jesus Calls Us


Postlude​ – Sunshine in My Soul​ – Nancy Gunter


Service Participants:

Pastor:​ Rev. Ann Steiner Lantz

Liturgist:​ Larry Leaming

Director of Music:​ Jim Flanigan

Pianist:​ Nancy Gunter

Videographer:​ Jim Ecklund

Technical Coordinator:​ Mike Elgin


Altar flowers today are provided in honor of the Estes Park UMC congregation by Rev. Ann and Agnes Lantz