Ronceverte Charge of the United Methodist Church: Elizabeth Chapel & Trinity
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Trinity Worship Bulletin

January 19, 2020                                    Second Sunday After the Epiphany

 “+” Indicates that you are invited to stand


Hearing Assistance Available

This facility is equipped with Hearing Assistance System.  Please speak to a greeter or usher to ask for a receiver. Tune into 90.1 FM




Chiming of the Hour

Greeting & Announcements

Sharing God's Peace


+Call to Worship                                                                 Aaron Ambler              


Leader:            Wait for God.

People:            God will speak, for we are listening.

Leader:            Trust in God.

People:            God alone is our rock and our salvation.

Leader:            Love your God.

People:            For God’s love is steadfast and true.


+Opening Prayer                  For a New Day                            (UMH 676)

We give you hearty thanks for the rest of the past night and for the gift of a new day, with its opportunities of pleasing you. Grant that we may so pass its hours in the perfect freedom of your service, that at eventide we may again give thanks unto you. Amen.


+Hymn of Praise            Great Is Thy Faithfulness                   (UMH 140)


Moment with Children & Youth                       

Pennies for Jesus     

Offering                     (Giving of Ourselves and Our Gifts to God)                                                                               

+Doxology        “Praise God, from whom all Blessings Flow”    (UMH 95)

Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

Offertory Prayer
Prayers of the People

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer                                                                     (UMH 895)

+Hymn                              I Love to Tell the Story                     (UMH 156)
Epistle Reading                  I Corinthians 1:1-9                        (NT, p. 193)      
Nathaniel Blanks

+Gospel Reading                    John 1:29-42                                 (NT, p. 2)


The Message                      The Lamb of God

Rev. Dr. Felica Wooten Williams
The Altar Call 

(The altar is always open. Please feel free at any time to come forward for prayer.)


+Closing Hymn              This Little Light of Mine                           (UMH 585)

Dismissal and Blessing                          

Next week’s scripture lessons: I Corinthians 1:10-18 and Matthew 4:12-23

CCLI #1389164

Prayer Concerns
      The Church, its members, and its mission

†     The Nation, State, and those in authority

†     Military personnel and their families     (Lukas Feury, Charles Eary, Levi Nelson & the 811 Ordinance, Eric Shaver, David Slaven, Ernie Tincher, 150th National Guard Unit.)

†    For those needing to receive that saving grace of God in Christ

†    The Brier: Della Lea Simms

†    The Seasons: Becky Longanacre, Kay Morgan

†    At home:  Bill & Rose Arbaugh, Rose Gragg, Catherine McMillion, June Peters

      Those who suffer, grieve, or those in any trouble, including:

To help keep our prayer list up to date, we’ll be rotating names off the prayer list after 4 weeks. If a name should need to remain on the prayer list, please contact the church office (304-647-4504).

Week 1: Sue Conner, Tonya Cooke, Denise Corriveau, Becky Godby, Cece Harris, Ella Keeney, Ray Osborne, Londyn Phillips, Leu Saunders, Julie Tomlin, Rocky White, family of Roy & Sarah Morris.

Week 2:   Juddson Boone, Carmen & Al Buster, Mark Buster, Ashley Glover, Freddie Hodges, Kathy Dolan McMillion, Katie McNeely, Vance Sampson, Samantha Stout & kids, Grayson VanBuren, Gary VanNess, Tom Voss,  family of Eddie Brown.

Week 3:   Tony Benedetto,Heath Carola, Tom & Barbara Deem, Ethel Deem Catherine Dudley, Darrell Echols, Mary Glover, Ashley Hudson, Doris Lovelace, Mike Napier, Blaine Phillips, Londyn Phillips, Vena Powell, Hazel Russell, Mike Shafer, Louise Sturgell, Libby Taylor, Herb Thomas, Michael Williams (son of Jim Williams & Sandy Smith), unspoken request.

Week 4: Jackson Bowling, Robert Carola, Terry Grubbs, Armanda Heavener & family (Hannah Nelson’s mom), Sandy Lewis, Ricky Myles, David Napier, Karen Napier, Ronnie Napier, Sandra Reid, Diane & Heather Sharp-Keys, Julie Tomlin.


United Methodist Church

January 19, 2020
Attendance & Registration

         I am a guest

         I regularly attend

         I am a member

Last name:_________________
First name(s):_______________
Address: __________________

City/State/Zip: ______________


        Please assist me with registering my Kroger Plus Card.

Prayer Concerns

Prayer concerns will be published in the Sunday bulletin unless indicated for “Pastor Only”. Prayer concerns remain in the bulletin for 4 weeks and then are rotated off. You are welcome to resubmit prayer concerns for another 4 week cycle.


         For Pastor Only

Your Name:________________

Requesting prayer for:



United Methodist Church


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Greeters today:
Ramp: Peggy Webb

Front: Mike & Kathy Bailey

Greeters next Sunday
Ramp: Denise Corriveau
Front: Tim & Becky Smith
Nursery attendants today:
Carin Baker
Carol Creasman
Nursery attendants next Sunday:
Carin Baker
Carol Creasman
Attendance Last Week: 

Sunday School: 7   Worship: 34 Sunday School Offering: $0.00

SS Attendance a year ago: snow

SS Offering a year ago: snow

Giving Last Week:    

Worship offering last week: $820.00

Building Fund: $155.00

Building Fund this month: $1,210.00

Worship offering so far in January:  $2,758.00
Worship offering Jan 2019: $5,795.00
Projected expenses in Jan: $12,816.78

Pastor’s Contact Information:

Pastor’s cellular #304-952-2076
Pastor’s email:




v Souper Bowl Sunday at Trinity on February 2 from 12:30-3pm to raise money for the repair of the elevator door and gutter. $6 per person for soup, sandwiches, dessert. Tell your friends and neighbors.

v We will have a Church Council meeting right after the worship service today. Everyone is asked to please stay for the meeting.

v Mark your calendars for Paint Along Afternoon Art Class on February 15 from 3 to 5pm at Trinity. Watch for more details.

v We are having a baby shower!!! Tuesday, February 18, 6:30 pm at Elizabeth Chapel. There are babies born every day in our community that parents are not properly prepared. We are going to help by providing Greenbrier Valley Medical Center OB department with layette packages to give out.

We will need 1 sleeper or gown, 2-3 onesies, 2-3 pair of socks, hooded baby towel, 2-3 baby wash clothes, 1 bottle of baby wash and 1 bottle of baby shampoo. All items should be newborn or 0-3 months size. You may provide one item or as many as your heart desires. 

We will be packing these items in multiply packages, enjoy wonderful fellowship and fantastic food (you may bring a snack/appetizer to share if you wish).

Please invite/bring a friend. All are welcome!!!!

More Announcements

v Our Charge Staff-Pastor/Parish Relations Committee will meet tomorrow, Jan. 20, at 6:30pm.

v Our United Methodist Women will meet this Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 6:30pm.


Calendar for the Week:


·         9:45am Sunday School

·         11:00am Worship

·         12:15pm Church Council meeting


·         12pm AA Group

·         6:30pm SPPRC meeting at Trinity


·         6:30pm UMW


·         10am Vets at Trinity

·         6pm Bible Study


·         8-10am Food Pantry Distribution at Clifford Community Center

·         9am Elizabeth Chapel Clothing Giveaway at Organ Cave Community Center