October 14, 2018 — 21st Sunday after Pentecost

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My Fair Lady is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a lady.

Links to the other 2018 "God on Broadway" Worship Services

Note:

The Asbury Memorial United Methodist Choir is a volunteer choir and does not perform for a paid audience. Asbury Memorial does not charge admission for its "God on Broadway" Worship Series. There are no known copyright restrictions being violated in these worship services.

Ministers:

Rev. Billy Hester
Rev. Grady Mills

Musicians:

Piano: Ray Ellis, Kay Deffley
Organ: Kay Deffley
Keyboard: Randy Canady
Bass: Doug Povie
Assistant to Kay: Janet Wagner

Technicians:

Videographer: Lawrence Staab 
Video Editor: Pat Prokop
Sound: Stephen Swanger
CD Recorder: Chris Kincade
Lights: Barry Parker
Floor Technician: Bridgette Kincade

Sets/Costumes:

Set Designer: Linda Combs
Set Construction: Tim Steinhauser

Bulletin for the Service

Flowers:

The flowers for this service were given in memory of Henry Hendrix by Emerson Hendrix.

Special Thanks:

Every Sunday at Asbury, there are people who work behind the scenes to help make the day so meaningful and wonderful for all of us and for our visitors. We thank those unsung heroes of faith—our hospitality team, ushers, greeters, connectors, nursery workers, and children's church teachers.

THE ENTIRE WORSHIP SERVICE, UNINTERRUPTED

SEGMENTS OF THE SERVICE

Prologue: "Why Can't the English?"

Eliza Doolittle: Cheri Hester
Colonel Pickering: Chuck Long
Henry Higgins: Jonathan Rabb
Company: Asbury Memorial Choir
Piano: Kay Deffley
 

Call to Worship and Opening Hymn: "Great is Thy Faithfulness"

Leader: Rev. Billy Hester
Asbury Memorial Congregation
 

Song: "Get Me to the Church on Time"
Announcements by Alfie and His Blokes
Song: "Wouldn't It Be Loverly"

Alfred Doolittle: Ray Ellis
Blokes (L-to-R): Tim Ethridge, Wes Hardcastle-Orr, Stephen Reed, and Kim Limehouse
Eliza Doolitle: Cheri Hester
Piano: Kay Deffley
 

Prayers of the People

Rev. Grady Mills
 

Scripture Reading: Acts 9:1-9
Hymn: "When the Poor Ones"

Rev. Billy Hester
 

Pre-Sermon Announcements with Birthday Wishes to Lynn Berkowitz, who was visiting from Temple Mikveh Israel (70)

Rev. Billy Hester
 

Sermon: "The Ultimate Transformation"

Rev. Billy Hester
Scripture: Acts 9:1-9 [NIV version; more translations available at link]
 

Audio Version

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Offertory: "Show Me"

Freddy Eynsford-Hill: Rev. Billy Hester
Eliza Doolittle: Cheri Hester
Company: Asbury Memorial Choir
Piano: Kay Keffley
Assistant to Kay: Janet Wagner
Keyboard: Randy Canady
Bass: Doug Povie
 

Doxology and Prayer of Dedication

Asbury Memorial Congregation
Rev. Grady Mills
 

Song: "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face"

Henry Higgins: Jonathan Rabb
Piano: Kay Deffley
 

Affirmation of God's Freeing Love  (insert)

Rev. Billy Hester
Asbury Memorial Congregation
 

Closing Hymn: "Amazing Grace," sung to the tune of "House of the Rising Sun" (insert)

Rev. Billy Hester
Asbury Memorial Congregation
 

The Benediction and "Here I Am, Lord"

Rev. Billy Hester
Cheri Hester
 

We hope you feel blessed by this service!

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