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April 3rd Worship Program

Updated: Apr 10, 2022

Apr 3, 2022

Welcome to church!

We are so glad you chose to worship with us today. In case you weren’t aware, this is one of three churches here in our community that make up the Rock Hall United Methodist Charge. We are three churches, but we operate as one ministry because we have one mission, to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

We are pursuing a vision to see our entire community transformed by the power of God. We do this by sharing and showing God’s love as we serve our neighbors and tell the story of how God transformed our lives.

This week we continue our study of the Gospel of Luke. In today’s passage, we see Jesus perform some healings. We are used to seeing these by now. What we probably haven’t noticed yet is the routes people take toward experiencing Jesus’s healing. Today we will look at two routes people take to experience miracles. We can take either, but one way is definitely better than the other.

If you have any questions about our church or want to discuss your faith journey, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly. My email is and my office telephone is 410-639-2144.

Thank you again for joining us.

Pastor Gary

Order of Worship

Welcome Songs for Worship Prayers of Adoration and ConfessionPrayer’s of the People Message

Pastor Gary Priddy Luke #16 Luke 7:1-17

Next Steps

Practical ways you can take a “next step” in your faith journey.

Holy Communion Prayer of Thanksgiving Benediction

Life is much more than an accident. Wherever I go, I believe God needs me there. Wherever I am, I trust God has put me there. He has a purpose for me being there - Christ, alive in me, wants to do something through me, no matter where I am. I believe this and go in His grace and His love and His power. Amen.

If you would like someone to pray with you, please come and meet one of our ministry leaders at the altar at the end of the service.

Songs for Worship

Raum Chapel

362 Nothing But The Blood

371 I Stand Amazed In The Presence

359 Alas And Did My Savior Bleed

Wesley Chapel





Rock Hall Church


Same Power

Great Things

It Is Well


Message Notes

Luke #16 Two Routes, one Destination

Luke 7:1-17

Luke 7:1-10 Jesus heals the Centurion’s servant.

Jesus ________ what he ________:

Loved his enemy.

Didn’t judge because of position or title.

Did judge by what was said and done.

Showed mercy to the least deserving.

Luke 7:11-17 Jesus heals the Widow’s son.

Jesus ________ and Jesus ________

Jesus was moved with compassion.

Jesus was willing to break the rules.

God doesn’t restore what we pretend isn’t broken.

Take It Home:

Many of us have experienced times when we don’t sense the presence of God. How could the following verses help someone who is feeling far from the presence of God?

Romans 8:35-39

Hebrews 13:5-6

Is there anything you do that helps you stay tuned in to the presence of God?

Anything you do that causes you to feel distant from God?


Neighbors Helping Neighbors Do you know a SINGLE PARENT or a SENIOR in our community who could use some help around the house with some minor repairs? Let us know, We’d love to help!

Let’s connect Are you new to us? We would love to connect with you. Just go to

Meet with Pastor Gary Do you have a question or issue you need to discuss? Pastor Gary is available for pastoral counseling with individuals and couples To schedule, just Click “Meet with Pastor Gary” on our website

Church Cleanup Day Rock Hall Church is inviting members to come out on April 9th from 8 till noon for a church clean up day. Mulching, weeding, cleaning, etc. Many hands make light work!

Prayer Request Policy Change In order to maintain a more current prayer list, we provide a copy of this past week’s prayer requests. Submit prayer requests using the prayer request cards in the pews or the digital prayer request form on our website: Please make sure you have permission to share other’s information.

Current Prayer Requests

Our children and youth ministries - Caregivers and first responders - People of Ukraine - Our nation’s leaders - Healing of our nation - Israel and the Middle East - Pastor Gary & Family Joe & Cheryl Holliday - Joan Melvin Eddie & Rosalie Kuechler - Marsha Gustafson - Bobby Osborn,Sr - Dot Ritchie - Don Spagnolo - Mariann Dulin - Carole Coleman - Donnie Dierker - Alice Dulin - Bobby Osborn,Jr - Ann Leary - Johnny Mullikin - Hubbard Kendall - Michael Geibel - Pat Hastings - Karen Weller - Ken Peregoy

Active Military & their families including:

Trevion Hopkins - Kyle Schauber - Brock Willey - Kelly Bertelsen - Steve McCarthy - Tristan Hague - Dakota Collison - Geoffrey Andersen - John Pettit - Makenzie Williams - Dante Spagnolo - Ben Coppage


Phyllis Dierker - Edna Cox - Ethel Toulson

This week's prayer focus:

During this year, we joined together as a church in focused and specific prayer for our church, our community, and our world. Be prepared to see God do great things as we collectively turn to Him in prayer.

Sunday - Our Mission: God, grant boldness and opportunities for us to share the Gospel with others. Ephesians 6:19

Monday - Our Church: God, help us be financially responsible and good stewards of the blessings You’ve provided. Malachi 3:10

Tuesday - Our Leadership: God, allow nothing to hinder our ministers and volunteers from Your calling on their lives. Nehemiah 6:3

Wednesday - Families: God, help us recognize the importance of first making disciples of Christ in our homes. Proverbs 22:6

Thursday - Our Community: God, we ask for your healing of the broken structures and systems in our community. 2 Chronicles 7:14

Friday - Children/Youth: God, help our young people humbly submit to and honor those in authority over them. Ephesians 6:1-3

Saturday - Adults: God cause our adults to humble themselves and seek Your face. 2 Chronicles 7:14

This week’s events:


6:00 - Women’s Small Group @Wesley Chapel

6:30 - Women’s small group @The Priddy’s

7:00 - Men’s small group @Teen Center


2:00 - Wesley Chapel Trustees

7:00 - Lynerd's Small Group @Rock Hall Church Hall


4:00 - Rock Solid Kids - After School @Teen Center

5:00 - Rock Solid Kids @Teen Center

6:00 - Family Dinner @RH Church fellowship hall

6:30 - Youth Group @Teen Center


6:30 - Chancel Choir Practice @WCUMC

7:00 - Praise Band Practice @RHUMC


8:00 - RHUMC Church Cleanup Day

Sunday: Palm Sunday

Upcoming Events:

4/10 RCUMC Palm Sunday Play

4/14 WCUMC Holy Thursday Worship

4/15 Good Friday Cross Walk

4/17 Easter Sunrise Worship and Breakfast 410-639-2144


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