Worship Bulletin

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DECEMBER 31, 2017        10:00 A.M.

GATHERING FOR THE WORD

MEDITATION AND PRELUDE:

*CALL TO WORSHIP:

L:  Good Morning.
P:  Good Morning.
L:  Who are you?
P:  We are the people of God, created in the image of God.

L:  Why are you here?

P:  To receive the power to do the will of the Creator.

OPENING PRAYER

*OPENING SONG: “Joy to the World”   all sing – pg. 27

WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRAYER OF CONFESSION:  (on screen, in unison)

ASSURANCE OF PARDON

**PASS THE PEACE** Please greet each other with God’s Peace during music

* PRAISE SONG

ENGAGING THE WORD

CHILDREN’S MESSAGE – after Children’s Message, children ages 0-10 may go

                                       downstairs for supervised Children’s Ministry

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: Acts 2:42-47    

TODAY’S LESSON:   “Goals with a Purpose”

                                            Pastor Dennis Jones

RESPONDING TO THE WORD

SPECIAL MUSIC: “I Heard the Bells”

PASTORAL PRAYER AND LORD’S PRAYER

WE GIVE BACK TO GOD

*DOXOLOGY — PRAYER OF DEDICATON

TAKING THE WORD TO THE WORLD

* BENEDICTION: on screen, in unison:

Go forth into the world in peace. Be of good courage. Hold fast to that which is good. Render to no one evil for evil. Strengthen the faint-hearted. Support the weak. Help the afflicted. Honor all people. Love and serve the Lord, rejoicing in the power of the Holy Spirit.

* CLOSING HYMN:           “God Be With You“                 #154

Bring a Friend to Church Next Week!

WE MEET WITH ONE ANOTHER

TODAY    - 9:30 A.M. – FELLOWSHIP DOWNSTAIRS WITH REFRESHMENTS

   -  DURING SERMON CHILDREN AGES 0-10 ARE WELCOME DOWNSTAIRS

        FOR SUPERVISED CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

-       SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ALL AGES AFTER WORSHIP

THURS. JAN. 4 – 7:30 A.M. – MEN’S BREAKFAST @ PERKINS

                         – 10 A.M. – PRAYER GROUP MEETS @ FAITH HOUSE

FRI. JAN. 5 – 6:30 P.M. -  YOUTH GROUP MEETS @ FAITH HOUSE

MON. JAN. 8 – 6:30 P.M. -  SESSION MEETS @ FAITH HOUSE

WED. JAN. 17 – 1:15 P.M. -  WOMEN’S ASSOC. MEETS @ FAITH HOUSE

SAT. JAN. 27 – 5 P.M. – HAM & BEANS & BINGO!!

                                    Women’s Assoc. Fundraiser for Education Fund

Contact Pastor Dennis Jones at 816-724-1319

or email: djones0102@icloud.com

CARING FOR ONE ANOTHER

Please pray for: All our Troops and Government Leaders, Beatrice Williams, Kelly Plummer, Brad Chellew, Shirley Merriweather, Vera Johnson, Colton Locke, Evelyn Foster, LaVada Devling, Tay Wilkerson, Bob Agee, Mike Meister, Bobbi Miller, Betty Groce, Ben Seagraves, Matthew Levi, Brenda Cooper, Alfred Devling, Kathy Harbison, Kenny Denman, Patrick Roper, Zakari Decker, Chuck Nofsinger, Brooklyn Allen, Brenda Mulligan, Jan Mecke, Gemma Yates, Craig Elder, Linda Foster, Chris Heumader, Matt Cooper, Bob Stevens, Shawn Culver, David Hamby, Emma Shaline, Paul Wright, RuthAnn Curley, Dixie Cooper, Bridgette Nye, Marie Odette, Michael Hurley, Rebecca King, Cassie Decker, Ashley Jones, Helen Koch, Cheryl Leggans, Rev. Lee & Esther Felsberg, Corey Jones, Ron Wilson, Aspen Clark, Roy Proctor, Eva Dugan, Jody Morgan, Dan Schmidt, Phyllis Narans, family of Rose Rhyne on her homecoming with the Lord.

PASTOR: Dennis Jones

SUNDAY SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: Suzanne Jones

VISITING DEACON December: Kelly Plummer

MINISTERS: The Whole Congregation

CHOIR DIRECTOR: Ruth Chellew

MUSIC LEADER: Cheryl Leggans

MINISTER OF MUSIC:  Dean Culver

GREETERS: The Whole Congregation!

Mission Statement: Our purpose is to win souls for heaven and declare God’s grace by ministering to the emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of the family of God.