Elizabeth Chapel and Trinity are families of faith, cooperatively worshiping the Lord and serving our communities.
Ronceverte Charge of the United Methodist Church: Elizabeth Chapel & Trinity
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Elizabeth Chapel Bulletin

February 26, 2017                                                    Transfiguration Sunday

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                                                                  

Leader:   The Lord is king; let the people tremble!

                He sits enthroned upon the cherubim; let the earth quake!

People:   The Lord is great in Zion; he is exalted over all the                         


Leader:    Let them praise your great and awesome name.

People:    Holy is the Lord!

Leader:    Mighty King, lover of justice, you have established    


People:   you have executed justice and righteousness in


Leader:    Extol the Lord our God; worship at his footstool.

People:    Holy is the Lord!

We Would See Jesus.  We would see Jesus on the mountain, shining, radiant in glory and ablaze with power, talking with Moses and Elijah beaming; Come Holy Spirit, and fill us this hour.  So open our eyes and our ears and all our senses,

and shine in our hearts filled by your love that we may know your Word and live your righteousness and follow where you lead.  Amen.



+Hymn of Praise               “Blessed Assurance”                      #369 UMH


Sharing God's Peace


Wiggle Time at the Altar                                                         Mel Dobbins 


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                                “Lord of the Dance”                      #261 UMH


Epistle Reading                   1 Corinthians 4:1-5                         NT, p. 168

+Gospel Reading                 Matthew 16:21-28                            NT, p. 18

The Message                                                                            Mel Dobbins                              

The Altar Call 

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


+Closing Hymn                  “Here I Am, Lord”                          #593 UMH

Dismissal and Blessing

Prayer Concerns

Our military personnel and their families (especially Andrew Lester, 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: Our Youth, Vada Adkins (Joanna Elmore’s mom), Mark Buster, BJ and Junior Coulter, Rose Dobbins, Ray Falls, Matt Ford, Charlie McNeel, Katie McNeely, Justin A. Morris, unspoken prayers, Pastor Dave Stilgenbauer.

Week 2: All those at the Rosenbaugh House & their families, Libby Casholo, Tanner Guillette, Trip Halstead, Beaulah Loudermilk, Barry Morgan, Dan Perry, Hilda White.

Week 3: Our nation, Baby Noah, Rodney Bland, Lisa Griffith, Earl Hanks, Pam Schroth, family of Dreama Holliday, family of Alan Williams.

Week 4:  Lynn Geiger, Becky Kirk, Johnny & Becky Longanacre, Linda Perry, Toni Storey, unspoken prayer, Pat Williams, Lovetta Wooten, family of Curtis Dowdy

Elizabeth Chapel
United Methodist Church
February 26, 2017
Attendance & Registration
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        I regularly attend
        I am a member
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Please assist me with registering my Kroger Plus Card.

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:

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


Will you please help Trinity raise money for their building loan and enroll or re-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.  That’s it!  Quite simple and takes just a few minutes.  If you need help enrolling, just check the box under attendance & registration or call the church office. 

Attendance last Sunday:
Sunday School: 9  Worship: 39

     Giving last Sunday:

Budgeted per week: $1,100.26
Received last week: $879.00
Budgeted to date: $8,802.08
Received to date:  $8,240.00

v Our Ash Wednesday Services will be this Wednesday, March 1 – Noon at Trinity and 6:30pm at Elizabeth Chapel.

v Brochures for Shepherd’s Center’s new spring classes starting up in March are available on the table in the entry hall.  There are many class choices from Current Events to Low Impact Aerobics, and even Mah Jongg. The brochure also gives information of Shepherd’s Center only fundraiser of the year, 2017 Community Service Award Luncheon.  Get a brochure today!

v The Greenbrier District Celebration of Mission Event will be April 22 this year at Frankford UMC.  From now until then we will be collecting items needed for the chosen WV missions each Sunday.

o   Feb 26 canned goods

o   Mar 5 disposable diapers, baby towels & washcloths, baby shampoo

Calendar for the Week:

Today:  9:15am Worship

NO Youth

Monday:   12pm AA @ Trinity

             3pm After-School 
             4:45pm Awanas

            12pm AA @ Trinity

          10am Vets mtg

12pm Ash Wednesday Service @ T.

1pm Snacks in Packs

6:30pm Ash Wed Service @ EC

9am-5pm ERT Training @ Trinity