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Trinity Worship Bulletin

 November 17, 2019                            Twenty-Third 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                                                                    David Smith

Leader:            It is done.

People:            God has always been in charge—yesterday and today.

Leader:            Even when things seem out of control,

People:            God’s reign is on its way.

All:                  Let us prepare the way for God.


+Opening Prayer

               For Illumination (Christina Rossetti, England, UMH 477)

Open wide the window of our spirits, O Lord, and fill us full of light; open wide the door of our hearts, that we may receive and entertain thee with all our powers of adoration and love. Amen.

+Hymn of Praise   There’s Something About that Name          (UMH 171)

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                                It Is Well with My Soul                   (UMH 377)

Epistle Reading                 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13                  (NT, p. 207)      
Nathaniel Blanks
+Gospel Reading                    Luke 21:5-19                               (NT, p. 85)
The Message                                        Rev. Dr. Felica Wooten Williams

Encourage Yourself in the Lord (I Samuel 30:6)

The Altar Call 

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


+Closing Hymn                        Spirit Song                                (UMH 347)

Dismissal and Blessing                          

Next week’s scripture lessons:  Colossians 1:11-20 and Luke 23:33-43

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: Sarah Morris, 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:   Juddson Boone, Bernice Brackens, Mark Buster, Judy Carpenter, Kenny Carpenter, Dorothy Feamster, Ashley Glover, Henry Golden, Freddie Hodges, Ashley Hudson, Savrtri Lyken, Katie McNeely, Irene Osborne, Matthew Osborne, Ray Osborne, June Peters, Londyn Phillips, Vance Sampson, Samantha Stout & kids, Grayson VanBuren, Tom Voss, Sue Wyman, unspoken request., family of Caroline

Week 2:   Heath Carola, Darrell Echols, Mary Glover, Rick Myles, Blaine Phillips, David Raymond, Donna Steele, Libby Taylor, Herb Thomas, unspoken request.

Week 3:    Jackson Bowling, Eddie Brown, Armanda Heavener & family (Hannah Nelson’s mom), Barry & Zena Morgan, Sandra Reid, Diane & Heather Sharp-Keys.

Week 4: Tonya Cooke, Denise Corriveau, Barb, Tom & Ethel Deem, Catherine Dudley, Becky Godby, Earl Hanks, Cece Harris, Patrick Lilly, Doris Lovelace, David Napier, Mike Napier, Londyn Phillips, Louise Sturgill, Hazel Russell, Rocky White, unspoken requests, .



United Methodist Church

November 17, 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: 29 Sunday School Offering: $25.00

SS Attendance a year ago: 8

SS Offering a year ago: 24.00
Giving Last Week:    

Worship offering last week: $1,197.00

Building Fund: $35.00

Building Fund this month: $890.00

Worship offering so far in November:  $3,382.00
Worship offering November 2018
Projected expenses in
November: $12,860.68
Pastor’s Contact Information:
Pastor’s cellular #304-952-2076
Pastor’s email:


v Our Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Ronceverte Ministerial Association, is this evening, 6pm at First Church of God (810 Ronceverte Ave. in Ronceverte). Our pastor, Rev. Dr. Felica Wooten Williams, will be the guest speaker.

v A BIG THANKS to all those who worked so hard to make our turkey dinner such a success! We raised right at $2,950.00!!

v Our Trustees will meet this Thursday, November 21 at 6pm.

v Mark your calendar for Christmas Caroling on December 22, 2019 (note change of date) on the Reed’s wagon with hay for seating. We will leave Elizabeth Chapel at 5:30pm. We need to estimate the number of participants; so, contact Kacie Reed at 304-646-5755 for details and to sign up.

v We are doing backpacks for Children’s Home Society again this holiday season. We are in need of socks, underwear, and stuffed animals. You may drop them in our mission box provided.

v Our Hanging of the Greens will be Monday, November 25, at 5pm. Lots of hands needed!

v We will be packing for Snacks in Packs this Thursday, 10am at Trinity. You are invited to come help pack.

Upcoming Events:
Dec 2 Ronceverte Christmas Parade, 7pm
Dec 5 Merchants Open House, 5-8pm.
Dec 7 Community Christmas Dinner, at Trinity, 11am-2pm
Dec 22 Christmas Cantata during worship service
Dec 24 Candlelight Service, 7:30pm
More Announcements:

vDon’t forget your “12 Cans of Christmas” for the Ronceverte Food Pantry. Bring a can a week or bring all 12 at once. Let’s spread holiday cheer!

Calendar for the Week:
Today: 9:45am Sunday School

·         11am Worship

·         6pm Community Thanksgiving Service, Ronceverte First Church of God

Monday: 12pm AA @ Trinity

Tuesday: 9:3am-3pm District Clergy meet at Trinity w/ lunch


·         Shepherd’s Ctr Meal Prepared at Trinity

·         10am NO Vets @ Trinity

·         5:30pm Liturgical Dance @ Trinity

·         6:00pm Bible Study

·         6:30pm Cantata Rehearsal


·         10am Snacks in Packs packing at Trinity

·         5-7pm Community Pizza Dinner at Ronceverte Presbyterian Church

·         6pm Trinity Trustees


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

·         9am Elizabeth Chapel Clothing Giveaway