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June 5th Worship Program

June 05 Welcome! So glad you joined us today for worship. Today is Pentecost Sunday. Today is the day where we celebrate the presence of God’s power in our lives. God’s Spirit is here with us, in us - as followers of Jesus, this is what makes the life of a faithful disciple possible… What a day to celebrate!!! In case you weren’t aware, this is just one of three churches that make up the Rock Hall United Methodist Charge. We share one mission, to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of Rock Hall and the world. We long to see our entire community transformed by the power of God. This is why we share and show God’s love by serving our neighbors and telling the story of how God transformed our lives. 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


Songs for Worship

Prayers of Adoration and Confession

Receiving New Members

Prayers of the People


Pastor Gary Priddy Luke #24: Exam Time Luke 9:18-36

Next Steps

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

Prayer of Thanksgiving

Holy Communion


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.

Song’s for Worship

Raum Chapel

467 Trust And Obey

622 There Is A Fountain

599 Break Thou The Bread Of Life

Wesley Chapel

2129 I Have Decided

369 Blessed Assurance

396 O Jesus I Have Promised Rock Hall Church

He Is

Jesus Messiah

Holy Spirit

Message Notes

Luke #24: It’s Exam Time Luke 9:18-36 It’s not a trick Question: Who do you say Jesus is? Luke 9:18-20, Luke 4:5-8 ● Everybody wants a Savior, ____________________________. ● We focus more on this world ______________________. ● We focus more on ourselves ______________________. ● We prefer to be blessed ______________________. Next question: What does “taking up our cross” mean? Luke 9:21-27, Galatians 2:20, Romans 6:1-14, James 4:13-17, ● It’s simple but ____________________________________. ● It's one decision, ______________________________. ● It’s accepting our _____________________________. The not so simple answer: Luke 9:28-36, 2 Peter 1:12-18, John 3:16-18, 14:6-7 Jesus doesn’t want to be a part of your life… but all of your life. This week’s YouVersion Bible Devotional: God Hunger

We all have a spiritual appetite as part of our makeup as human beings. In fact, this yearning for spiritual fulfillment is a constant in our daily life. The question is, where is our hunger being directed? If we are not hungry for the presence and purposes of God, then you can be sure we are hungry for something else.

GOD HUNGER is a series of meditations designed to awaken our passion for God’s presence. It is an invitation to allow ourselves to be transformed into more passionate, radical followers of Jesus, by His grace. Join us in reading together using the YouVersion Bible App, HERE.

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

Grill Night Would you like to host a grill night? If you have questions, contact the charge office: 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● People battling addictions● Single parents and their kids● Pastor Gary & Family ● Joe & Cheryl Holliday● Joan Melvin ● Eddie & Rosalie Kuechler● Karen Weller● Kim Dean● Mariann Dulin● Carole Coleman● Donnie Dierker● Nancy Spitz● Michael Geibel● Johnny Mullikin● Rick Reedy● Pat Hastings● Brandee Vaughn● Jane Giblien

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 ● Jonathan Conner


● Phyllis Dierker

● Edna Cox

● Ann Leary

This week's prayer focus:

Join us 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, give us a deep passion for the work of Christ. Luke 4:18-19

Monday - Our Church: God, develop spiritual growth & maturity in Your church. Hebrews 5:12-14

Tuesday - Our Leadership: God, help our pastor proclaim Your Word boldly. 2 Timothy 4:2

Wednesday - Families: God, help couples be faithful to the marriage promises they made to You and to each other. Hebrews 13:4

Thursday - Our Community: God, we thank you for those who serve in our community. 1 John 3:16

Friday - Children/Youth: God, help our young people commit themselves to a life of purity of mind and body. Psalm 119:9-11

Saturday - Adults: God, help our adults find and fulfill Your purpose for their lives. Jeremiah 29:11-14

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 @Charge Office


7:00 - Small Group @Rock Hall Church fellowship hall


6:30 - Chancel Choir Practice @WCUMC

7:00 - Praise Team Practice @RHUMC


6:00 - Grill Night @Priddy’s


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