"Welcome to the Delaware Headwaters Parish"

6th Sunday of Easter, May 17, 2020.

All things seem possible in May!


Welcome to our service! We are glad you have joined us!

*All of you are in Rev. Kim's and Pastor Paul’s prayers. May the Lord’s grace-full and protecting angels embrace your bodies, minds and spirits now and always in this critical and challenging time due to the COVID19 virus. Please stay safe and healthy at home. Please keep “Social Distancing” to protect yourself and each other. Please wash your hands frequently with hot water for about 20 seconds or with Hand Sanitizer containing 65% alcohol.

*Here is our Bishop the Rev. Thomas J. Bickerton’s Notice on our Sunday worship ahead:  In accordance with our Governor's  decision to extend his “Stay At home Order” until June 6, our churches will also remain closed through the end of the of May. We will keep worshipping our Lord God in our current format of online and phone worship as we have done until now.

*The May/June issue of Upper Room Devotionals are available online or by one can be sent to you by calling  538-9691 and leave your mailing address so that, Alice, our Administrative Assistant may mail it to you.

*Please check the website and Facebook for the updates and announcements about our acts of ministry including our Sunday online Worship Service during this critical and challenging time of our journey together.

*Please pray for each other, our Federal/State Government Leadership, Essential workers  who are doing their best.

*We would like to encourage all our parishioners to keep sustaining and empowering your giving ministry to the righteous cause of Christ Jesus, our Lord and Savior in transforming this broken and wounded world God’s kingdom in these critical and unprecedented days. Please send you tithes and all other offerings to your church’s financial secretaries. Their addresses are posted on our Website, Newsletter and also in your daily/weekly devotionals as follows:

* Please mail your tithes and other offerings to your church’s financial secretary:

Bloomville UMC: Beverly Rockefeller,  191 Scotch Hill Road, Bloomville NY 13739

Hobart UMC: Ralph Beisler, 107 Sheffield Lane, Hobart, NY 13788

Stamford UMC: Debbie Coager, 290 Roses Brook Road, South Kortright, NY 13842

Township UMC: Ginny Austin, 16385 County Highway 18. Stamford NY 12167

*A “NYAC Covid19 Emergency Food Response” account has been set up within the Missions Office to support NYAC UMC church-based food ministries. If you are able, your donations will be appreciated.  Checks may be made out to the NYAC with “Emergency Food Response” in the memo line. Donors may also go om the NYAC Website, www.nyac.com, and click on the “Make Donation” tab on the right panel. Direct your gift to “Emergency Food Response.”


Call to Worship:

Leader: Com and hear, all you who fear the Lord,

All: And we will tell you what God has done for us!

Leader: God has listened and given heed to our prayers.

All: Blessed be God, Alleluia! [Ps. 66]

Unison Prayer:

Sovereign God, who makes all things in heaven and on earth for our assistance: Grant that while we are laboring here on earth you will, in your mercy, refresh us by the outpouring of your power from above; Through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives with you and the Holy Spirit lives and reigns, one God forever and ever. Amen.  [Leonine Sacramentary, alt, TJC]

Children’s message Rev. Kim

Scripture Reading Pastor Paul

Acts 17: 22-31, Ps. 66: 8-20, 1 Peter 3:13-22 and John 14:15-21

· Please use these Scriptures for your daily meditation during this week.

Sermon ““If you love me, you will keep my commandments!”  Rev. Kim

Lord’s Prayer


Going Forth

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