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Elizabeth Chapel Bulletin

September 15, 2019                                Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Please be our guest and join us for coffee, juice and good stuff after the Worship service. Just follow the crowd through the double doors to the Fellowship hall. Restrooms are located in the Fellowship Hall and downstairs across from the kitchen.


“+” Indicates that you are invited to stand

Greeting & Announcements

+Call to Worship                                                     (Inspired by Psalm 30)


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)


Sharing God's Peace


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                    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

Our military personnel and their families (especially Andrew Lester, Derric Morgan, Nathan Patton).

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 at 304-647-4504.

Week 1:  Phyllis Miller, Pam Schroth (Barbara Bland’s daughter), unspoken requests, Wayne Weikle.

Week 2: Brian Baker,Morgan Cutlip, Sue Hundley,Janet Johnson, Barry & Zena Morgan, Hilda White, Jennifer Wilson.

Week 3: Twila Armstrong, Eliana Bennett, Eddie Brown, Matt Ford, Marianna Hanna, Earl Hanks, Robin Hughes, Tony Issac, Grettie Tincher, unspoken prayers.

Week 4: John Feury, Cooper Jewell, Lynny Reed, Pam Schroth, Tyler Spicer, family of Matt Morgan.

Elizabeth Chapel
United Methodist Church
September 15, 2019
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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.

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Elizabeth Chapel
United Methodist Church

The Bible reminds us to:
     Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed.
     Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked. 

Psalm 82:3-4


Be sure to visit our website:


Pastor’s cellular #304-952-2076

Pastor’s email:

Will you please help Trinity raise money for their building loan and enroll at: Sign in to your account. Click on your account info.   Scroll down to Community Rewards. Click on enroll and enter VM743, click on Trinity United Methodist Church. If you need help enrolling, just check the box under attendance & registration or call the church office. 


Attendance Last Week:

Sunday School: 4 Worship: 45

     Giving Last Week:

Budgeted per week: $1,216.25
Received last week: $1,424.00
Budgeted to date: $43,794.00
Received to date: $34,603.00

For your convenience, you can tithe directly through your bank’s online bill pay. If you need help with that, call the church office.


v Mark your calendar for Trinity’s Basement/Bake Sale on October 12 from 9am to 3pm.

v The Elizabeth Chapel Church Council will meet tomorrow, September 16th, at 6:30 PM.

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.

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

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 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: 9:15am Worship

Monday: 12pm AA @ Trinity

6:30pm Church Council

6:30pm CEOs at EC

Wednesday: 10am Vets @ Trinity

11:30am Vets Wives @ Trinity
1:00pm Church of Incarnation

Golf Tourney, 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