Ronceverte Charge of the United Methodist Church: Elizabeth Chapel & Trinity
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Elizabeth Chapel Bulletin

January 19, 2020                                    Second Sunday After the Epiphany

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:            Wait for God.

People:            God will speak, for we are listening.

Leader:            Trust in God.

People:            God alone is our rock and our salvation.

Leader:            Love your God.

People:            For God’s love is steadfast and true.


+Opening Prayer                  For a New Day                            (UMH 676)

We give you hearty thanks for the rest of the past night and for the gift of a new day, with its opportunities of pleasing you. Grant that we may so pass its hours in the perfect freedom of your service, that at eventide we may again give thanks unto you. Amen.


+Hymn of Praise            Great Is Thy Faithfulness                   (UMH 140)


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                              I Love to Tell the Story                     (UMH 156)


Epistle Reading                  I Corinthians 1:1-9                        (NT, p. 193)      

Nathaniel Blanks

+Gospel Reading                    John 1:29-42                                 (NT, p. 2)


The Message                      The Lamb of God

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              This Little Light of Mine                           (UMH 585)

Dismissal and Blessing                          

Next week’s scripture lessons: I Corinthians 1:10-18 and Matthew 4:12-23

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: Clyde & Sue Conner, John Feury, Tom Issac, Audrey Lowry, unspoken prayers.

Week 2:   Kathy Dolan McMillion, Ashley Glover, Katie McNeely, Londyn Phillips, family of Trey White.

Week 3:  Donald Falls, Londyn Phillips, Lynny Reed, Pam Schroth (Barbara Bland’s daughter), Jackie Robinson, unspoken prayer.

Week 4:  Mike Boone, Eli Forren, Terry Grubbs, Garlene Moore, Tammy Reynolds, travelers during the holidays, Grayson VanBuren.

Elizabeth Chapel
United Methodist Church
January 19, 2020
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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: 8 Worship: 45

     Giving Last Week:

Budgeted per week: $1,229.15
Received last week: $1,034.00
Budgeted to date: $2,458.30
Received to date: $2,533.00

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 Elizabeth Chapel’s Church Council will have a brief meeting immediately after worship today. 

v We are having a baby shower!!! Tuesday, February 18, 6:30 pm at Elizabeth Chapel. There are babies born every day in our community that parents are not properly prepared. We are going to help by providing Greenbrier Valley Medical Center OB department with layette packages to give out.

We will need 1 sleeper or gown, 2-3 onesies, 2-3 pair of socks, hooded baby towel, 2-3 baby wash clothes, 1 bottle of baby wash and 1 bottle of baby shampoo. All items should be newborn or 0-3 months size. You may provide one item or as many as your heart desires. 

We will be packing these items in multiply packages, enjoy wonderful fellowship and fantastic food (you may bring a snack/appetizer to share if you wish).

Please invite/bring a friend. All are welcome!!!!

v Souper Bowl Sunday at Trinity on February 2 from 12:30-3pm to raise money for the repair of the elevator door and gutter. $6 per person for soup, sandwiches, dessert. Tell your friends and neighbors.

v Mark your calendars for Paint Along Afternoon Art Class on February 15 from 3 to 5pm at Trinity. Watch for more details.

More Announcements

v Our Charge Staff-Pastor/Parish Relations Committee will meet tomorrow, Jan. 20, at 6:30pm.


Calendar for the Week:

Today: 9:15am Worship

·         10:30am Church Council

Monday: 12pm AA Group

·         6:30pm SPPRC meeting at Trinity


·         10am Vets at Trinity

·         6pm Bible Study at Trinity


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

·         9am Elizabeth Chapel Clothing Giveaway at Organ Cave Community Center