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New York Annual Conference Sunday Respite Service

UMC Monroe Church Family and Friends,

We encourage you to join us (via Zoom – Option 1) at 10:00 am on Sunday to worship together.  To help make this a truly restful yet spiritually enriching time, we have a few options for participating in this Sunday’s worship service:

Option 1:  UMC Monroe Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 129 473 103
Dial in by phone:  1.929.205.6099 US (New York)

Option 2:  This 59-minute service has been recorded and can be accessed anytime by clicking on the link to Vimeo:
Option 3:
  The service will also be live streamed at 8:45 am Sunday on the conference facebook page; or by calling in; 1.929.436.2866,   passcode 713 501 443 #. 
Below is the order of worship for this week:
  • Musical Prelude: In Times Like These You Need a Savior
  • Greeting: Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton, Resident Bishop, New York Annual Conference
  • Call to Worship: NYAC Cabinet, Reading of Psalm 84
  • Hymn: Marching to Zion (UMH # 733)
  • Scripture Reading: Acts of the Apostles, 2:37-42, read by the Rev. Matt Curry, Director of Connectional Ministries, New York Annual Conference
  • Hymn: “Spirit of the Living God”
  • Sermon: “Go, Go, Go! by Rev David A. Gilmore, Director of Congregational Development and Revitalization, New York Annual Conference
  • Anthem: Credo, from the Virtual Choir Project, coordinated and directed by Rev. Dr. Cynthia A. Wilson, Executive Director for Worship Resources and Director of Liturgical Resources at Discipleship Ministries, a General Agency of the United Methodist Church.
  • Pastoral Prayer: Rev. Doris K. Dalton, Director of Leadership Development and Intercultural Competency, New York Annual Conference
  • Hymn: “We’ll Understand It Better By and By” (UMH 525)
  • Dismissal with Blessing: Bishop Bickerton Thomas J. Bickerton,
  • Musical Postlude: “Spirit of the Living God” (UMH # 393)


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