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  • Writer's picturePastor Gary

May 8th Worship Program

Good morning & Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is a very special day to many of us. Mom, you see, began her work several months before we were born and hasn’t stopped just because we grew up and moved out. While she may not help us with homework anymore, her life was marked by countless hours caring, worrying, serving, and loving her kids. And we have always been her kids, no matter how old we got or how many of our own kids (or grandkids) we may have. Mom’s never stop - and neither should we. Never stop thanking moms for the way they love, serve, and lead their families. Never stop showing appreciation for and loving all the moms who invested their time and heart in you and those you love. Happy Mother’s Day! 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

Prayers of the People


Pastor Gary Priddy Luke #21: What Matters Most Luke 8:1-21

Next Steps

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

Prayer of Thanksgiving


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 92 For the Beauty of the Earth 380 There's Within My Heart a Melody 445 Happy the Home When God Is There Wesley Chapel 2011We Sing of Your Glory 140 Great Is Thy Faithfulness 469 Jesus Is All the World to Me

Rock Hall Church Greath Things

10,000 Reasons

How Great is Our God

Message Notes

Luke #21: Authority, Storms, Fears, and What Matters Most. Luke 8:22–39 Power of the ______________ God’s not the only one _______________________ . 1 Peter 5:8/ James 4:7-8/ 2 Tim 2:26/ Ephesians 4:27/ Ephesians 6:11-12/ Acts 10:37-38/ How does _______________________? Luke 8:21-39 Four lies we are tempted to believe: • I’m _______________________ . • I _______________________ even God. • Boundaries keep me from __________________ . • In the end, _____________________ . The ___________ News John 10:10 Four Truths to Remember: • G_______________________ • G_______________________ • G_______________________ • G_______________________ This week’s YouVersion Bible Devotional:

What Does it Mean to Worship Our hearts are postured to worship. As Christ followers, we were created by God to worship Him. But we tend to offer our adoration and allegiance to people and things other than Him. Come along with us this week as we dive into worship how it helps us keep our hearts focused on what really matters. 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

Wesley Cemetery Memorial Service May 29th @6pm there will be a memorial service held at Wesley Chapel. If you would like to donate a carnation in memory of a loved one, complete a request form and place it in the offering plate or make your request by email to the charge office by May 15th. Prayer Request Policy Change To maintain a more current prayer list, we provide a copy of this past week’s prayer requests. Please submit prayer requests using the prayer request cards in the pews or the digital prayer request 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● Ann Leary● Mariann Dulin● Carole Coleman● Donnie Dierker● Bobby Osborn, Jr.● Michael Geibel● Johnny Mullikin● Rick Reedy● Pat Hastings● David Kelley● Our church, charge, & denomination

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

● Ethel Toulson

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, let Your church be a light in our community and world. Matthew 5:16

Monday - Our Church: God, bring unity to the Body of Christ. John 17:20-23

Tuesday - Our Leadership: God, help our worship leaders and musicians lead us before Your throne in a spirit of worship. Psalm 33:3

Wednesday - Families: God, help our families faithfully follow Your commands. John 14:15

Thursday - Our Community: God, soften the hearts of the lost in our community, show them your light. John 3:16-18

Friday - Children/Youth: God, change the world through our young people rather than letting the world change them. Romans 12:2

Saturday - Adults: God, enable our adults to live lives of faithfulness to You and perseverance to the end. Hebrews 12:1-3

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


7:00 - Small Group @Rock Hall Church fellowship 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 Team Practice @RHUMC

Upcoming Events:

May 29 - Combined Worship Service 410-639-2144


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