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Trinity Worship Bulletin

September 15, 2019                                Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

 “+” 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            (Inspired by Psalm 30)              Terri Johnson                                                        

Leader: Sing praises to our Lord:
People: who heals us and makes us whole.
Leader: Sing praises to our Lord, faithful children of God:
People: whose joy rises in our lives each and every day.
Leader: Sing praises to our Lord, faithful children of God; 
give thanks to God's holy name:
People: God's Kingdom is near to us;

God's peace resides in our hearts.
+Opening Prayer

God, have mercy on us, we pray.  In your mercy, make us clean from our sins.  Wipe away every failing and make us new in your sight.  Restore us, deliver us, and re-create us, O Lord. Amen.


+Hymn of Praise                 God Is So Good                         (TFWS 2056)


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

+Hymn                    Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling         (UMH 348)

Epistle Reading                   1 Timothy 1:12-17                       (NT, p. 208)
Nathaniel Blanks
+Gospel Reading                    Luke 15:1-10                             (NT, p. 78)
The Message                                        Rev. Dr. Felica Wooten Williams

Lost & Found

The Altar Call 

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

+Closing Hymn                     Amazing Grace                            (UMH 378)
Dismissal and Blessing

Next week’s scripture lessons:          1 Timothy 2:1-7 and Luke 16:1-13

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.)

†    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

      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:   Heath Carola, Barb, Mary Glover, Ashley Hudson, Rick Myles, Blaine Phillips, Herb Thomas.

Week 2:    Jackson Bowling, Armanda Heavener & family (Hannah Nelson’s mom), Matt Landers, Barry & Zena Morgan, Sandra Reid, Diane & Heather Sharp-Keys.

Week 3: Eddie Brown, Larry Brown,  Peggy Carola, Tonya Cooke, Denise Corriveau, DJ Coulter, Danny Glover, Becky Godby, Earl Hanks, Cece Harris, Sarah Morris, Warren Morris, Ray Osborne (Pearl White’s brother), Carol Ramsey (Joan Brown’s sister), Vance Sampson, Rocky White, family of Teresa Workman Stanley.

Week 4:   Juddson Boone, Dorothy Bryant, David Burns, Mark Buster, Josh Edwards, Tony Foley, Freddie Hodges, Patrick Lilly, Ricky Myles, Irene Osborne, Matthew Osborne, June Peters, Samantha Stout & kids, Grayson VanBuren, Tom Voss, unspoken request, family of Matt Morgan.



United Methodist Church

September 15, 2019
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:



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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: 6   Worship: 33 Sunday School Offering: $15.00

SS Attendance a year ago: 10

SS Offering a year ago: 28.00
Giving Last Week:    

Worship offering last week: $1,471.00

Building Fund: $80.00

Building Fund this month: $860.00

Worship offering so far in September:  $3,972.00
Worship offering September 2018
Projected expenses in
September: $12,860.68

Pastor’s Contact Information:

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






v Trinity's Church Council will meet tomorrow, September 16th, at 5:00 PM.

v SAVE THE DATES! We will have a Homecoming celebration at Trinity UMC on October 19 and 20, 2019.  

v Mark your calendar for Trinity’s Basement/Bake Sale on October 12 from 9am to 3pm. We will need lots of items and lots of hands to make this successful! Start cleaning out those closets and drawers to find those gentle used treasurers and bring them in to the church basement ready for the sale. Also dig out those yummy recipes to make that delicious baked good for the sale.

v We will be sending money soon to help sponsor Zack Brady as he serves as a missionary through Young Life in Africa. If you would like to give money to help with our $500.00 sponsorship you may mark it accordingly and place it in the offering plate.

v We will be collecting school supplies for students in need at Ronceverte Elementary and Eastern Greenbrier Middle School. Pencils, crayons, paper, spiral notebook, backpacks, etc. You can place the supplies in the box provided through Sept. 22.

v A multi-church gospel sing/meal will be held Oct. 19th from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at the Organ Cave Community Center.  More details to come.


More announcements:

v Our Charge Conference is scheduled for October 27, 2019 at 3:00 PM at John Wesley UMC, located at 208 Foster Street in Lewisburg.

v Church of Incarnation Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament will be September 18, 1pm at Fountain Springs. $240 per team or $60 per person. Lunch before play at noon. For a registration form, stop by the church office. Registration & fees due by Sept. 15 to Charlie Callison.


Calendar for the Week:

Today: 9:45am Sunday School

11am Worship

Monday: 12pm AA @ Trinity 5:00pm Trinity Church Council

Wednesday: 10am Vets @ Trinity

11:30pm Vets Wives @ Trinity

1pm Church of Incarnation Golf Tourney at Fountain Springs

5:30pm Bible Study @ Trinity

5:30pm Children/Youth Ministry

            @ Trinity
6:30pm SongFest @ Trinity

5-7pm Community Pizza Night at Ronceverte Presbyterian Church