Ronceverte Charge of the United Methodist Church: Elizabeth Chapel & Trinity
Monday, August 19, 2019

Trinity Worship Bulletin

August 11, 2019                                              Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

 “+” Indicates that you are invited to stand


Hearing Assistance Available

This facility is equipped with Hearing Assistance System.  Please speak to a greeter or usher to ask for a receiver. Tune into 90.1 FM




Chiming of the Hour

Greeting & Announcements

Sharing God's Peace

+Call to Worship                                                              Carol Creasman                                                                             
Leader:            Come, now is the time to worship.

People:            Now is the time to spring forth in faith.

Leader:            Give thanks to our God.
People:            Sing of God’s praise and glory.
Leader:            Seek the Lord.
People:            Rejoice in God’s presence.

All:                  Come, now is the time to worship.

+Opening Prayer

Steadfast God of faith and grace, call to us now. Carry us out of our fears and doubts into the glorious message of your saving love and constant presence. Walk with us, O God, as we renew our faith, discern your call in our lives, and journey forth as disciples of Christ. Amen.


+Hymn of Praise  “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah”           #127 UMH        


Moment with Children & Youth

Pennies for Jesus

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                            “Take Time to Be Holy”                    #395 UMH 
Epistle Reading                Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16                        NT, p. 201
+Gospel Reading                    Luke 12:32-40                               NT, p. 74
The Message              Be Ready!            Rev. Dr. Felica Wooten Williams
The Altar Call 

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


+Closing Hymn                   “Victory in Jesus”                          #370 UMH

Dismissal and Blessing

Next week’s scripture lessons:         Hebrews 11:29-12:2

CCLI #1389164


Prayer Concerns
      The Church, its members, and its mission

†     The Nation, State, and those in authority

†     Military personnel and their families     (Lukas Feury, Charles Eary, Levi Nelson & the 811 Ordinance, Eric Shaver, David Slaven, Ernie Tincher.)

†    For those needing to receive that saving grace of God in Christ

†     Shut-Ins: Rose & Bill Arbaugh

†    The Brier: Della Lea Simms

†    The Seasons: Becky Longanacre, Kay Morgan, Gaye Sizemore, Tom Voss

†    At home:  Bill Arbaugh, Rose Gragg, Catherine McMillion

      Those who suffer, grieve, or those in any trouble, including:

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 (304-647-4504).

Week 1:    Jackson Bowling, Armanda Heavener & family (Hannah Nelson’s mom), Ashley Glover, Juanita Hodges (Freddie’s mom), Vivian Reed, Sandra Reid, Diane & Heather Sharp-Keys, family of Gay Sizemore.

Week 2: Eddie Brown, Larry Brown, Heath Carola, Peggy Carola, Tonya Cooke, Denise Corriveau, DJ Coulter, Danny Glover, Becky Godby, Earl Hanks, Cece Harris, Ashley Hudson, Justin A. Morris, Warren Morris, Sarah Morris, Ray Osborne (Pearl White’s brother), Carole Ramsey (Joan Brown’s sister), Vance Sampson, Rocky White, family of Jesse Guills, family of John Harbert, family of Keith Morgan.

Week 3:   Juddson Boone, Mark Buster, Freddie Hodges, Ricky Myles, Irene Osborne, Matthew Osborne, June Peters, Samantha Stout & kids, Grayson VanBuren, family of Jane Munsey (Al Buster’s sister).

Week 4: Heath Carola, Rick Myles, Blaine Phillips, Linda Smith, Lynny White Reed, Herb Thomas, family of Lilly Weese.



United Methodist Church

August 11, 2019
Attendance & Registration

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         I regularly attend

         I am a member

Last name:_________________
First name(s):_______________
Address: __________________

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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:



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Greeters today:

Ramp: John & Hannah Nelson

Front: Ginger Morgan
Greeters next Sunday:
Ramp: Denise Corriveau
Front: Jimmie & Bonnie King
Nursery attendants today:
Carin Baker
Staci Austin
Nursery attendants next Sunday:
Carin Baker
Carol Creasman
Attendance Last Week: 

Sunday School: 4   Worship: 37 Sunday School Offering: $15.00

SS Attendance a year ago: 8

SS Offering a year ago: 17.00

Giving Last Week:    

Worship offering last week: $2,984.00

Building Fund: $830.00

Building Fund this month: $830.00

Worship offering so far in August:  $2,984.00
Worship offering August 2018
Projected expenses in
August: $12,860.68

Pastor’s Contact Information:

Pastor’s cellular #304-952-2076

Pastor’s email:





v The rose on the altar is placed in honor of the birth of Penelope May Catsoulis, born July 15, 2019. She is the daughter of Mary Kellan Curry and Nicholas Catsoulis. Grandparents are Kim & John Curry and Nick Catsoulis. Congratulations!

v A big THANKS to those who volunteered for the Ronceverte Food Pantry this past Friday & Saturday.

v Trinity’s Church Council will meet on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM. 

v We are most certainly grateful to Dan Perry for working so hard to get our landscaping at the ramp entrance looking so wonderful and to Roger Kesterson for hauling off the huge piles of debris and spraying weed killer. What a blessing they are!

v Our Charge Conference is scheduled for October 27, 2019 at 3:00 PM at John Wesley UMC, located at 208 Foster Street in Lewisburg.

v Lay Servant classes will be conducted at Summersville UMC on August 27, 2019. Contact Dr. Williams for more information.

v Main Street UMC invites everyone to their Anniversary Celebration on Aug. 18 at 3pm. Our pastor, Rev. Dr. Felica Wooten Williams will be the guest speaker.

v We will be preparing the Shepherd’s Center Meal to be delivered to local shut-ins this Wednesday, August 14. Speak with Denise Corriveau or call the church office for more information.

v Tom Voss’s address: Village of Graystone Senior Living Community, Room 209, 200 Graystone Drive, Beaver, WV 25813.

Calendar for the Week:

Today: 9:45am Sunday School

11am Worship

Monday: 12pm AA @ Trinity

Wed:   Shepherd’s Meal prep

10am Vets @ Trinity


Thursday: 5-7pm Community “Feed the Need” Pizza Night at Ronceverte Presbyterian Church