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Elizabeth Chapel Bulletin

November 17, 2019                            Twenty-Third 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                                                                   Jon Blakeslee

Leader:            It is done.

People:            God has always been in charge—yesterday and today.

Leader:            Even when things seem out of control,

People:            God’s reign is on its way.

All:                  Let us prepare the way for God.


+Opening Prayer

               For Illumination (Christina Rossetti, England, UMH 477)

Open wide the window of our spirits, O Lord, and fill us full of light; open wide the door of our hearts, that we may receive and entertain thee with all our powers of adoration and love. Amen.

+Hymn of Praise   There’s Something About that Name          (UMH 171)

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                                It Is Well with My Soul                   (UMH 377)


Epistle Reading                 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13                  (NT, p. 207)      

Nathaniel Blanks
+Gospel Reading                    Luke 21:5-19                               (NT, p. 85)
The Message                                        Rev. Dr. Felica Wooten Williams

Encourage Yourself in the Lord (I Samuel 30:6)

The Altar Call 

(The altar is always open. Please feel free at any time to come forward for prayer.)


+Closing Hymn                        Spirit Song                                (UMH 347)

Dismissal and Blessing                          

Next week’s scripture lessons:  Colossians 1:11-20 and Luke 23:33-43

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:   Mac Brackenrich, Grover Burns, John Feury, Ashley Glover, Cooper Jewell, Crystal Mann, Katie McNeely, Lynny Reed, Tyler Spicer, Patricia Lockhartt Steele, Hilda White, unspoken prayer, family of Michael Furrows.

Week 2:  Alan Anderson, O’Dell Bostic, Londyn Phillips, Lynny Reed, Jackie Robinson, Pam Schroth (Barbara Bland’s daughter), Anne Sullivan, unspoken prayer.

Week 3: Vada Adkins, Brian Baker, Mike Boone, Zelinda Dixon, Eli Forren, Tom Falls, David Hinkle, Barry & Zena Morgan, Buck Price, Jessica Yates, family of McKenzie Herndon.

Week 4: Tamra Boswell, Earl Hanks, Cooper Jewel, Joe & Ginny Noel, unspoken prayers, family of Dorothy Vaughn, family of Mike McCarty, family of Barbara Van Buren.

Elizabeth Chapel
United Methodist Church
November 17, 2019
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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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


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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: 11 Worship: 45

     Giving Last Week:

Budgeted per week: $1,216.25
Received last week: $802.00
Budgeted to date: $54,740.25
Received to date: $42,893.00

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 All children that would like to be in the Christmas Play are asked to stay after the worship service today and each Sunday through December 15 for play practice. For more information, speak with Heather Bennett.

v Our Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Ronceverte Ministerial Association, is this evening, 6pm at First Church of God (810 Ronceverte Ave. in Ronceverte). Our pastor, Rev. Dr. Felica Wooten Williams, will be the guest speaker.

v We are doing backpacks for Children’s Home Society again this holiday season. We are in need of socks, underwear, and stuffed animals. You may drop them in the box provided.

v We will be packing for Snacks in Packs this Thursday, 10am at Trinity. You are invited to come help pack.

v We will be doing a fall cleaning at the church. Watch for details.

Upcoming Events:
Dec 2 Ronceverte Christmas Parade, 7pm
Dec 3 4-H Caroling @ The Seasons, 6:15pm
Dec 5 Merchants Open House, 5-8pm.
Dec 7 Community Christmas Dinner, at Trinity, 11am-2pm
Dec 8 4-H Caroling @ Autumn Way Assisted Living, 2pm

Dec. 15 Family Night Dinner @ 5:30pm and Christmas Play @ 6:30pm

Dec 24 Candlelight Service and Christmas Cantata, 6pm.

v Mark your calendar for Christmas Caroling on December 22, 2019 (note change in date) on the Reed’s wagon with hay for seating. We will leave Elizabeth Chapel at 5:30pm. We need to estimate the number of participants; so, contact Kacie Reed at 304-646-5755 for details and to sign up.



v Our Hanging of the Greens will be Saturday, November 30 at 5pm, with soup and sandwiches.

v Remember to bring in “12 Cans of Christmas” for the Blessing Box at the Organ Cave Community Center each week until the Sunday before Christmas. Bring a can a week or bring all 12 at once. Let’s spread some holiday cheer!


Calendar for the Week:

Today: 9:15am Worship

            6pm Community Thanksgiving Service at Ronceverte First Church of God

Monday: 12pm AA @ Trinity

6:30pm CEOs @ Elizabeth Chapel


·         10am Vets @ Trinity

·         5:30pm Liturgical Dance @ Trinity

·         6:00pm Bible Study

·         6:30pm Cantata Rehearsal


·         10am Snacks in Packs packing at Trinity

·         5-7pm Community Pizza Dinner at Ronceverte Presbyterian Church


·         8-10am Ronceverte Food Pantry Distribution at Clifford Community Center

·         9am Elizabeth Chapel Clothing Giveaaway