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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Elizabeth Chapel Bulletin

January 14, 2018                                           Second Sunday after Epiphany

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
 
 
GATHERING
Prelude
 

Greeting & Announcements

 
PREPARING FOR WORSHIP
 

+Call to Worship                                                               

Leader: O LORD, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away.

People: You search out my path and my lying down, and are acquainted with all my ways.

Leader: Even before a word is on my tongue, O LORD, you know it completely. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me.

People: Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is so high that I cannot attain it.

Leader: For it was you who formed my inward parts; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.

ALL: Wonderful are your works; that I know very well.

 
+Invocation

Our Creator and Redeemer, we praise you for your mighty works.  You have created the cosmos, yet you also create each of our lives.  Even in the earliest moments of life, while we were too tiny to even be seen, your awesome hand was crafting us, preparing us, loving us. Such love is too great to be hidden or ignored—yet how often we have done just that to your love. We who have been the recipients of your grace have refused to share the good news with others.  Forgive us, O Lord, for our reckless disregard of your love.  Help us, O Lord, to become faithful witnesses—allowing your love to overflow our lives and touch the lives of those around us.  Make us instruments of your grace, as we proclaim the love of the One in whose name we are privileged to pray.  Amen

                                                                                            

+Hymn of Praise                “Be Thou My Vision”                     #451 UMH

 

Sharing God's Peace

 
PROCLAMATION AND RESPONSE
 

Wiggle Time at the Altar                                                         

                                

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

 

+Hymn                                  “Open My Eyes”                           #454 UMH

 
Epistle Reading                1 Corinthians 6:12-20                        NT, p. 169
 
+Gospel Reading                    John 1:43-51                                  NT, p. 92
 

The Message                                                         Pastor Dave Stilgenbauer 

 
     
                       
RESPONSE TO THE WORD
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

 
SENDING FORTH
 
Dismissal and Blessing
Postlude
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:  Lori Honaker, Dorothy Hylton, Katie McNeely, Unspoken Requests, Hilda White, Pat Williams.

Week 2:  Stephen Baldwin, Becky Kirk, Tony Masters, Martha McNeil, Colten Suttle, unspoken request, Steve Vandevander, family of Rick McIntire.

Week 3:  Mac Brackenrich, Betty & Mark Morgan, Helen Reynolds, unspoken prayer, family of Birdie Brooks.

Week 4: Baby Kendal, Mark Buster, BJ and Junior Coulter, Matt Ford, Earl Hanks, Jeff & Jo Holliday, William Humphreys, Dorsey “Duke” Hylton, Becky Kirk, Jimmy LaFon, Justin A. Morris, Lee Pittsenbarger, Buddy Trent, unspoken prayers.

 
 
 
 
Elizabeth Chapel
United Methodist Church
 
January 14, 2017
 
Attendance & Registration
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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.

 
              For Pastor Only
 
Your Name:________________
 

Requesting prayer for:

 
 
 
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

 
**PLEASE NOTE

Will you please help Trinity raise money for their building loan and enroll 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.  If you need help enrolling, just check the box under attendance & registration or call the church office. 

 
 
 
 
 
Attendance last Sunday:

Sunday School: 1  Worship:  30

     Giving last Sunday:

Budgeted per week: $1,101.33
Received last week: $951.00
Budgeted to date: $1,101.33

Received to date:  $951.00

 
 
 
 
Announcements   
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v Our Leadership Retreat to plan the New Year is this Saturday, January 20th, beginning at 9am at Trinity.  Lunch will be provided.

v Betty Groves is starting to make pillowcase dresses for our Haiti Mission Trip so we are again asking for pillowcases (new or gently used) and 3/8 inch grosgrain ribbon.  Items can be dropped off at the church office.

v We are looking for volunteers to help drywall and paint the hallway at the Conference Office in Charleston this Thursday-Saturday.  Whether you can help one day or more, any help would be appreciated.  See Pastor Dave for more info or if you can help.

 
 
Calendar for the Week:

Today:  9:15am Worship

Monday:  12pm AA at Trinity

6:30pm CEOs @ EC, Pastor Dave as guest speaker

Wednesday: 
     10am Vets Group at Trinity
     6:30pm Bible Study at Trinity

Thursday:  5-7pm Community Feed the Need Meal at Ronceverte Presbyterian Church

Saturday

 

9am Our Leadership Retreat at Trinity