Sunday Highlights of July 5, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS                                                                                  July 5, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution due to the virus, Church Worship services will continue to be held on-line on Zoom.
Please open the email sent each week from the church and follow the instruction for Zoom; and be sure to print out the bulletin and announcements to enable you to follow the service. Please have your name displayed on the screen to enable people to know who it is.

TITHES & OFFERING: There are three ways of giving:
1) on-line: through PayPal. This can be found on website,
scroll down to the “giving” button on the bottom right. This will direct you to PayPal and you can then make your donation to the church.
2) check: via us mail (pay to WUMC, send to 69 Main St. Woodbridge, NJ 07095)
3) cash: please insert your envelope in the mail slot which is on the parking lot side door

Today will be the Zoom CG fellowship. After our Worship Service, you will be directed to go into your Connection Groups through Zoom. Since we are not able to meet as a group, this is a good time to be able to connect in our smaller groups through Zoom to share how we apply God’s word in our life, celebrate joys with one another, and pray about our concerns.

ALTAR FLOWERS: This is a special way to honor or remember a loved one. Even though we are not meeting in church – altar flowers can still be ordered. Anyone who would like to order

Youth Snack Day via Zoom is held on Thursday 7pm every other week. The next Youth Snack Day will be held on July 9, 7pm.

GATEWAY NORTH CHARGE CONFERENCE: Due to the virus, this years Charge Conference will be held on Zoom on Saturday, October 18, 12:00 – 12:45pm. Deadline for all reports is Thursday, Sept. 10. Zoom link will be sent in advance.

CORONA VIRUS: With the widespread outbreak of the corona virus, please be sure to take all necessary precautions. The best way of prevention is to avoid being exposed to this virus.

DAILY PRAYER TIME & BIBLE READING TIME: The Prayer Time is at 9pm. Everyone can be in prayer together. And with prayer, try to read your Bible daily.


                     INDEPENDENCE DAY PRAYER

Leader: Lord, we stand today as our forefathers have stood before
You in times gone by, celebrating our history and reveling in
all the great things that our country has achieved. On this day
we rejoice in the favor You have graciously given us.
All: We thank You for the blessings of liberty, for this
generation for the generations to come.

Leader: Yet as a nation and people we have not always chosen the
Right way. We ask You to forgive us for these times. On this
day we commit ourselves to wholeheartedly honoring and
serving You. With everything that we are, we lay our lives before You. Make us a generous people, a holy nation, a people set aside to love You forever, for the sake of the land
of the brave and free, and the peoples and nations of this
All: We thank You that Your gracious and provident hand
has given us so much.

Leader: Today, we do not presume Your grace for our country. Our
Land is in need of You, our people are in need of You, our
industry and business are in need of You. May we look only
to You this Independence Day, dependent on You. Please
come now by Your glorious Holy Spirit, breathe new life into
the sinews of this nation. May justice flow like rivers, and
righteousness like a never failing stream, until the whole of
our country is covered with Your glory, as the waters cover
the sea.
All: We thank You for our independence, peace and for all
those who have bravely given their lives in the defense of
freedom and justice.

Pastor: We ask all this in the wonderful name of Jesus, who lives and
reigns with You and the Holy Spirit. One God, now and for
all eternity. In Jesus name we pray. Amen.