Ronceverte Charge of the United Methodist Church: Elizabeth Chapel & Trinity
Monday, August 02, 2021

Elizabeth Chapel Bulletin


August 1, 2021                                                                                10th 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:    We come to celebrate God’s blessings to us.
                and we proclaim: Surely God is in this place!
People:    We come to open ourselves to God’s guidance and love.
                and we say: Surely God is in this place!
Leader:    We come to see more clearly God’s presence in our lives.
                and we cry: Surely God is in this place!
People:    We come to see God in community both far and near,
                and we hold fast to the promise: Surely God is in this place!
Leader:    We come to pray, praise, and offer ourselves to God.
People:    And we exclaim: Surely God is in this place! Come, let us worship!

 

+Opening Prayer (In Unison):

Thank you for your amazing power and work in our lives, thank you for your goodness and for your blessings over us. Thank you that you are able to bring hope through even the toughest of times, strengthening us for your purposes. Thank you for your great love and care. Thank you for your mercy and grace. Thank you that you are always with us and will never leave us. Thank you for your incredible sacrifice so that we might have freedom and life.  Forgive us for when we don't thank you enough, for who you are, for all that you do, for all that you've given. Help us to set our eyes and our hearts on you afresh. Renew our spirits, fill us with your peace and joy. We love you and we need you, this day and every day. We give you praise and thanks, for You alone are worthy!   In Jesus' Name, Amen. 

 

+Hymn #89               Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee        

 

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                                                        Genesis 49:23-26; Revelations 22:7 and 14

 

The Message           Blessings, Blessings, Blessings!!!             Rev. Sharon L. 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 #98          To God Be the Glory                                    

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:           ·    2 Samuel 18:5-9, 15, 31-33

·         Psalm 130 (UMH 848)

·         Ephesians 4:25-5:2

·        John 6:35, 41-51

 

Opportunities and Announcements

·        Thanks to everyone who came and helped pack 40 care kits and 30 of the hygiene kits.  9 people came to pack and had a great time! 

·        VBS was a huge success with 20-26 kids each night with that many adults each night also.  There was fun, crafts, food and learning about Jonah and the Whale.  Great job everyone! 

·        Kacie and Cameron Reed had their beautiful twins yesterday, July 29.   Andrew Lewis was 6lbs 11 oz and 20 inches long.  Adrianna Faith was 7lbs 4.4 oz and 19 ½ inches long.  Andrew is one minute older than Adrianna.  Momma and babies are doing great!

 

 

CALENDAR

      Today:       9:15am             Worship

 

VITAL SIGNS

Attendance Last Week: 35     Sunday School:  4       Worship Offering Last Week: $775.00   

 

 

Birthdays this coming week:

1-Audra Winebrimmer, Jared Elmore, Stephanie Williams

2-Joan Brown, Casey Morgan, John McMillion

3-Darius Matthew Boswell; Tyler Donovan; Jane Hodges; Greg McCormick

5-Steven Harris, Scott Slaven

7-Miley Boswell, Rose Gragg

 

Anniversaries this coming week:

3-Travis and Jennifer Bennett

7-Steven and Cece Harris