Elizabeth Chapel and Trinity are families of faith, cooperatively worshiping the Lord and serving our communities.
Ronceverte Charge of the United Methodist Church: Elizabeth Chapel & Trinity
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Trinity Worship Bulletin

February 26, 2017                                                    Transfiguration Sunday

 “+” 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:   The Lord is king; let the people tremble!

                He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake!

People:   The Lord is great in Zion; he is exalted over all the                         


Leader:    Let them praise your great and awesome name.

People:    Holy is the Lord!

Leader:    Mighty King, lover of justice, you have established    


People:   you have executed justice and righteousness in


Leader:    Extol the Lord our God; worship at his footstool.

People:    Holy is the Lord!

We Would See Jesus.  We would see Jesus on the mountain, shining, radiant in glory and ablaze with power, talking with Moses and Elijah beaming; Come Holy Spirit, and fill us this hour.  So open our eyes and our ears and all our senses,

and shine in our hearts filled by your love that we may know your Word and live your righteousness and follow where you lead.  Amen.

+Hymn                               “Blessed Assurance”                        #369 UMH

Wiggle Time at the Altar                                                         Mel Dobbins


Offering                     (Giving of Ourselves and Our Gifts to God)

+Doxology       “Praise God, from Whom all Blessings Flow”   #95 UMH

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                                                                     #895 UMH


Epistle Reading                   1 Corinthians 4:1-5                         NT, p. 168

+Gospel Reading                 Matthew 16:21-28                            NT, p. 18
The Message                                                                            Mel Dobbins                              
The Altar Call

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


+Closing Hymn                  “Here I Am, Lord”                          #593 UMH

Dismissal and Blessing
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, Eric Shaver, David Slaven, Ernie Tincher.)

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

†     Shut-Ins

†     The Brier: Rose Gragg, Irma Hume, Della Lea Simms, Mary Alice Weikle

†    The Seasons: Virginia Slayton

†    White Sulphur Springs Center: Janice Gum

†     The Greenbrier Manor:  Genevieve Hanson, Alma Hogsett, John Longanacre, Anna Wilkinson

†     At home:  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:  Liz Altizer, Earl & Judy Hanks, Ashley Hudson, Cora Hunter, Diane Sharp-Keys, Bud Simms, Pastor Dave Stilgenbauer, Herb Thomas.

Week 2: Betty Bare, Margaret Britt, Rose Dobbins, Dianne Dykes, Anna Fink (Kathy King’s mom), Matt Ford,  Connie Hudson, Gloria Morris, Vivian Reed, Marion Williams.

Week 3:  DJ and Junior Coulter, Judy Dolan, Mary Glover, Cece Harris, Ashley Hudson, Joannie, Jennifer Martin (Tom Voss’ niece), Melissa, Barry Morgan, Justin A. Morris,  Sandra Reid, Pat Williams.

Week 4:  Mark Buster, Becky Longanacre, Keith & Kay Morgan, June Peters, Samantha Stout & Arland, Rocky and Pearl White, Ruth White, family of Dreama Holliday.



United Methodist Church

February 26, 2017
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

If you haven’t already                      done so, please enroll or check to see if you need to re-enroll in our Kroger Community Rewards Program at:  http://www.kroger.com/communityrewards.  Sign in to your account.  Click on your account info.   Scroll down to Community Rewards.  Click on enroll and enter 82817, click on Trinity United Methodist Church.  That’s it!  Quite simple and takes just a few minutes.  If you need help enrolling, just check the box under attendance & registration or call the church office. 



Greeters today:
Ramp: Tom Voss

Front; Clyde & Sue Conner

Greeters next Sunday
Ramp: Libby Taylor

Front: Joe & Betty Carola

Nursery attendants today:

Stacie Austin            Tewon Turner

Ethel Deem               Peyton Landers
Nursery attendants next Sunday:
Carin Baker            Tempyss Turner
Andrea Robinson     Gavin McCraw
Acolytes for February:
Joe Baker & Sophia Landers
Attendance last week: 

Sunday School: 7  Worship:  62

Sunday School Offering:  $24.00

SS Attendance a year ago:  16

SS Offering a year ago:  $50.00

Giving Last Week:    

Worship offering last week: $1,471.00

Building Fund: $195.00
Worship offering so far in February: $6,290.00
Worship offering February 2016
Projected expenses in
February: $13,238.00




v Brochures for Shepherd’s Center’s new classes starting up in March are available on the table behind the piano.  There are many class choices from Current Events to Low Impact Aerobics, and even Mah Jongg. The brochure also gives information of Shepherd’s Center only fundraiser of the year, 2017 Community Service Award Luncheon.  Get a brochure today!

v Our Ash Wednesday Services will be this Wednesday, March 1 – Noon at Trinity and 6:30pm at Elizabeth Chapel.

v The Greenbrier District Celebration of Mission Event will be April 22 this year at Frankford UMC.  From now until then we will be collecting items needed for the chosen WV missions each Sunday.

o   Feb 26 canned goods

o   Mar 5 disposable diapers, baby towels & washcloths, baby shampoo

v Our United Methodist Women will meet March 14, 6:30pm at the church.

v New Upper Rooms available.
Calendar for the Week:
Today:  11am Worship
NO Youth

Monday:   12pm AA @ Trinity

             3pm After-School 
             4:45pm Awanas

            12pm AA @ Trinity

          10am Vets mtg

12pm Ash Wednesday Service @ T.

1pm Snacks in Packs

6:30pm Ash Wed Service @ EC

9am-5pm ERT Training @ Trinity