Prepare for Worship
August 30, 2020
Homer United Methodist Church
Sermon Series: Because God
Prepare for Online Worship

Get into a worshipful frame of mind by listening and singing along with these songs (click on the song title to listen):

Prepare Your Space:
  • minimize distractions online and around you
  • light a candle and place near you to remind yourself that the light of Christ is with us 
  • open your Bible to the book of Matthew
  • open or print the Worship Guide so you can follow along with the unison and responsive prayers
  • pray for your pastor!
Resources for Children
Click here for today's Children's Bulletins.
Prayer Requests

Dear Alaska Conference Family,

As you receive this message, we ask that you hold the following clergy families in your prayers.

For Rev. Luke Jones (Jewel Lake Parish, Anchorage) and his family as they mourn the sudden death of their daughter Iris by suicide last week. Pray for Luke, his wife Margo and their older son Neil. Here’s a link to a beautiful article about Iris in a memorial page on Facebook:

For Rev. Bennie Grace “Jojo" Nabua (UMC of Sitka) and family as they mourn the death of Jojo’s brother this weekend, possibly due to COVID complications. Pray for Jojo, her husband Jerome and their children Julia and Jebow.

Lord, in your mercy, hear our prayers. 

  • Cleo Webb and family. Her husband John passed away Thursday, August 20th. Address for cards: 2020 Muldoon Rd. #219, Anchorage, AK. 99504. Phone: 907-770-0558
  • Friend named Karen who has been diagnosed with pancreatic/liver cancer and her family
  • Barbara Talbott - joy for her 99th birthday this week! Sorrow that we cannot be with her to celebrate. Joe & Lisa
  • Cindy, Marty, and Aaron Dye - health
  • Steven, Markel, and Tom Porter - health
  • Alyssabeth Gronseth - elbow fracture
  • Jessica Ostrom - rest and health
  • Charles and Bernadine Jackson's 19th wedding anniversary
  • Jane Middleton - healing for eyesight 
  • Darrell and Rieta Walker - strength and comfort
  • Sharon Henry - recuperating from heart procedure
  • Teachers, students, parents, administrators, staff preparing for back to school
  • Alaska Conference prayer focus: Soldotna UMC, Rev. Karen Martin Tichenor, pastor

Reply to this email with your prayer requests!
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Denomination-Wide Practice:
30 Days of Anti-Racism
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Update Regarding In-Person Worship
We will continue worshipping online only through the end of September. We will re-evaluate at the point and decide how we will safely move forward with the plans we will write and submit to the Superintendent.

Karin Sonnen
HUMC Church Council Chair
Spiritual Wellness Resources
Every Day Devotions

Check out the new videos!

Other devotional videos can be found at Pastor Lisa's new YouTube channel, Raven Fed. Click hereto watch the videos.

Over the course of the week, if you are in need of comfort and worship, "visit" some of the other Alaskan United Methodist churches to watch their worship services. Click here to see the list of churches offering online worship.

Contact Us
770 East End Road
Homer, AK 99603