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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Elizabeth Chapel Bulletin

August 12, 2018                                               Twelfth Sunday of 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
 
GATHERING
Prelude
 

Greeting & Announcements

 
PREPARING FOR WORSHIP
 

+Call to Worship  

Leader: Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD. Lord, hear my voice!

People: Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications!

Leader: If you, O LORD, should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand?

People: But there is forgiveness with you, so that you may be revered.

Leader: I wait for the LORD, my soul waits, and in his word I hope; my soul waits for the Lord more than those who watch for the morning,

People: more than those who watch for the morning.

Leader: O Israel, hope in the LORD! For with the LORD there is steadfast love, and with him is great power to redeem.

ALL: It is he who will redeem Israel from all its iniquities.

                                                              

+Invocation

God of wonder and glory, we gather before you in worship; we lift our hearts to you in praise. You are the creator of all, and by your grace you have redeemed us from sin and death. Though we are unworthy of your love, yet you have graciously showered your compassion upon us. You have forgiven us and placed your Spirit within us; surely we can do no less than praise your name. Even as you have touched our lives, O Lord, we know that you wish to enfold many more within your loving embrace. Use us, Lord, to be messengers of divine grace; allow us, Lord, to be instruments of your kingdom work. And even as you support our spirits day by day, so help us to be encouragers of others, making your presence seen and felt through our words and actions. We ask all these things in the name of the One who gave himself for us. Amen.

 
 

+Hymn of Praise         “Let There Be Peace on Earth”             #431 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                       “Precious Lord, Take My Hand”            #474 UMH

 

Epistle Reading                  Ephesians 4:25–5:2                          NT, p. 194

 

+Gospel Reading                  John 6:35, 41-51                              NT, p. 98

 

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          “Take My Life, and Let It Be”                #399 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: John Campbell, Ann Massie, Angie McCloud, Mary Anne McCloud, Lynny Reed, Norman Vanburen, Pat Williams, family of Sheri Costa, family of Sally Dixon.

Week 2:  Velma Bostic, Unspoken prayer, family of Mickey Elmore, family of Rick Vandergrop.

Week 3:  Mac Brackenrich, Julie Morgan, Cameron & Kacie Reed, Lynny Reed, unspoken request, Valerie Vance, Carlos White, Hilda White, family of Tina Cornwell, family of Martha Perry, family of Joyce Poe.

Week 4: BJ Coulter, Matt Ford, Earl Hanks, Lily Kirk, Justin A. Morris,   Jane Przonek, Beatrice Smithson, unspoken prayers, family of Roger Blake, family of Vona Winston.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elizabeth Chapel
United Methodist Church
August 12, 2018
 
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.

 

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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: 4 Worship: 34

     Giving last Sunday:

Budgeted per week: $1,101.33
Received last week: $1,836.00
Budgeted to date: $34,141.23

Received to date: $27,750.55

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Announcements   
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v The flowers on the altar are placed in honor of the birth of Parker Ray Murphy, son of Sarah & Randy Murphy. Proud big brother is Taylor, grandmother- Pam Schroth, grandfather - Tony Masters, and great grandmother-Barbara Bland. Thanks to everyone for all their prayers! This healthy bundle of joy arrived at 9:42am August 7th. Parker weighed 7 lbs 12 ½ oz and was 18 ½ inches long. He has dark brown eyes and a head full of black hair. Congratulations!

v Our Charge UM Men meet Tuesday, 6:30pm at Trinity.

v Our Finance Committee will meet this Wednesday, 6:30pm at the church. Members are: Chairperson Dan Perry, Jon Blakesee, Mel Dobbins, Kay Bennett, Marrianne Blakeslee, Scott White, Dale Kirk, Heath Bennett, Terri Ramboldt, Deanna Hylton, Chris Hylton, Steve Queen, Reagan Rodgers.

v Lay Leadership will meet again on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6:30pm at the church.

v Our Church Council will meet Aug. 28 at 6:30pm.

v Mark your calendar for our church picnic which will be Aug. 26, 5pm at Barbara Hunter’s campground. Meat and paper products will be provided. Bring a covered dish to share.

v We will begin preparation for our Christmas Cantata soon. Watch for upcoming details.

Calendar for the Week:

Today: 9:15am Worship

Monday: 12pm AA at Trinity

Tuesday:   6:30pm Charge UM Men

Wednesday: 
           10am Vets meeting at Trinity

12pm Vets wives meet at Trinity

 

   6:30pm Finance Comm. @ EC