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East Berlin United Methodist Church Campus of The New Room

“Ordinary people with extraordinary faith.”

139 Main Street PO Box 265

East Berlin, CT 06023


Pastors: Ric Hanse, Barbara Marks, Chinma Uche

Ministers: All members of the church

District Superintendent Rev. Alpher Sylvester

Bishop Rev. Thomas J. Bickerton

Pastor Ric Hanse leading service thisweek.

5 February 2023 - Fifth Sunday After the Epiphany (Revealing)


Welcome and Church News


Call To Worship (Malachi 3:8-10)

Leader: The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

People: And also with you.

Leader: The risen Christ is with us!

People: Praise the Lord!


Opening Prayer

Almighty God, to You all hearts are open, all desires known, and from You no secrets are

hidden. Cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of Your Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly

love You, and worthily magnify Your holy name, through Christ our Lord. Amen.


Opening Hymn 98 “To God Be the Glory”


Joys and Concerns: Let us bring our joys and concerns to the Lord.


Pastoral Prayer


Scripture Lesson 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 Sermon “I Love This Church! Family Finance”


Hymn 399 “Take My Life, and Let It Be Consecrated”



Please leave your offering in the collection at the front of the church or consider sending a

check to PO Box 265, East Berlin, CT 06023. Thank you.


Doxology: “Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow” UMH 95


Offertory Prayer


Thanksgiving & Communion The United Methodist Hymnal page 13


Hymn 170 “O How I Love Jesus”



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