Ronceverte Charge of the United Methodist Church: Elizabeth Chapel & Trinity
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Elizabeth Chapel Bulletin

September 12, 2021                                                                         16th Sunday After Pentecost

 

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:  Here we are Lord, Your creatures standing before you.

            People:  Gathered together to praise You and worship You.

Leader:  This is Your day Father and we thank you for giving this day to

               all of us.

People: Help us to always remember that each day is a blessing and a gift

               from You.

Leader:  Be with us I nour midst and let us feel Your breath upon our

               faces.

People: And hold us close to You each day of our lives.  Amen.

 

+Opening Prayer (In Unison)

O Lord, You mark the journey of life with change. Once again we witness Your creation moving from one season to the other. Change is Your instrument of growth that brings us to a deeper relationship with You. May Your Word be the lantern that guides the roads of change in our lives. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

 

+Hymn #131          We Gather Together

 

PROCLAMATION AND RESPONSE

Moment with Children & Youth 

(Congregation will sing “Jesus Loves Me” as the children gather)    

Pennies for Jesus   

Offertory Prayer

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.

Praises and Prayer Concerns

Pastoral Prayer

Prayer of Illumination: “O God of Grace and Glory, reveal to us the truth of Your Holy Word as we read, proclaim, and meditate upon what you are saying to us today, in Jesus’ name we pray.  Amen!”

Scriptures                                                                Ecclesiastes 3:1-8; Ephesians 1:11-12

                                                                                                                                              

The Message                               “Times of Change”                 Pastor Sharon Howard

 

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 #707        Hymn of Promise

 

SENDING FORTH

Benediction:  As you depart from this house of worship please pass the peace for the love of Christ!!!  (Fist bumps)

Postlude    

Next week’s lectionary readings:           ·    Proverbs 31:10-31

·         Psalm 1

·         James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a

·        Mark 9:30-37

 

 

Opportunities and Announcements

·        Elizabeth Chapel will continue outdoor services as long as weather permits.  If we have to move inside due to weather, masks will be required.

·        We are looking for people that crochet and knit to make infant sweaters for the layette sets we pack.  Yarn will be provided for you!  See Deanna Hylton for more information.

·        We will have our Fall Auction on Saturday, September 18, at 10am.  Nick Wilson will be the auctioneer.  We will have lots of great items at great deals!  We will also have a hot dog sale.

·        Our Charge Conference will be Tuesday, November 2, 7pm at Trinity.

CALENDAR

Today:            9:15am           Worship

Sept 18:          10:00am         Fall Auction and Hot Dog Sale

Nov 2:                        7:00pm           Charge Conference at Trinity

 

VITAL SIGNS

Attendance Last Week: 19     Sunday School:  1       Worship Offering Last Week: $905.00   

 

 

 

 

Birthdays this coming week:

September 12-Eric Eggleston

September 13-Katie McNeely; 13-Harrison Martin

September 14-Mark Falls

September 15-Travis Bennett, John A. Wilkinson,

September 15-Ryan Pittsenbarger, Adison Louderback

September 16-Robert Carola, Paulette McNeely

September 16-Christi Boothe, Larry Waid

September 17-Al Buster

September 18-Emily Clemons Norman

September 19-Allen Hawver

 

Anniversaries this coming week:

September 12-Jeff & Denise Graves

September 13-Jon and Marrianne Blakeslee

September 13-Terry and Mary Hefner

September 14-Scott and Debbie White

September 19-Chris and Deanna Hylton

 

Prayer List

Derrick Morgan        Katie McNeely         Todd Boone

Cece Harris               Denise Corriveau     Jackie Saunders

Rocky White             Irene Osborne           Matthew Osborne    

Gary Lemons            Shanna Noit              Novella Perkins

Sue Hundley             Arta Nutter                Linda Boone

 

(**Please note that every 3 weeks we will start a new prayer list so if there is someone that needs to remain on the list or someone to add please call the church office at 304-647-4504)