Sunday Worship

Sunday Morning Worship 9:00 am

Holy Communion at the end of service on each first Sunday of the month.

Calvary United Methodist Church/ Christiansburg, November 21st, 2021: Update

  1. Masks are required for unvaccinated individuals only. Vaccinations are strongly encouraged, however. Vaccinated persons do not need to wear a mask.
  2. Pews remain marked off. Social distancing is still encouraged. We pass the peace at the end of the service by reciting our mission statement. Pastor Sebert dismisses the congregation after the benediction.
  3. Hymnals and Bibles have just recently been placed back in the pews. Singing is now allowed.  We do not sanitize after the service any longer.
  4. Offering plates are still by each door.

 Calvary United Methodist Church

Pastor Sebert Rorrer

Morning Worship

January 9, 2022

Gathering of the Congregation


Welcome and Announcements

Prayer Requests

Call To Worship

Introit: “Sweet, Sweet Spirit” UMH #334


Worship Through Praise and Music

*Hymn of Praise: “Come, Thou Almighty King” UMH #61

Prayers Of God’s People

The Lord’s Prayer

Worship Through Affirming Our Faith

*The Apostle ‘s Creed Page 881

*Gloria Patri Page 71

Worship Through Hearing The Word

*Hymn of Preparation: “To God Be The Glory” UMH #98


Scripture: LUKE 3:15-17, 21-22 Page 891

“Now when all the people were baptized, and when Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the heaven was opened.” Luke 3:21

A. Jesus, Holy Spirit, and God the Father mentioned!

1. There is no other relationship like the Trinity.

2. Jesus is identifying his relationship with our humanity and sin.

3. By being baptized he was giving us the example to follow God’s plan of Salvation.

4. Announced the beginning of his public ministry.

5. The perfect Jesus was baptized on our behalf.

*Hymn Of Commitment: “Fairest Lord Jesus” UMH #189

*The Passing of God’s Love and Peace: Mission Statement


Sending Forth

Kingdom Building Through Our Tithes and Offerings

Postlude: Doxology Page 95

*Denotes that the congregation stands as able.

Mission Statement

Through the love of Jesus Christ, Calvary United Methodist Church is a beacon of light and love to our families, our community, our nation, and the world. Guided by the Holy Spirit we are a covenant church with Jesus Christ through faith, prayer, and service.