Worship Bulletin

NOVEMBER 12, 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: “Amazing Grace”   all sing – pg. 227

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 LESSON: “The Parable of the Sower” continues …

                                                                                   Rev. Dr. Sam Mann

RESPONDING TO THE WORD

SPECIAL MUSIC: “Softly and Tenderly”

PRAYER REQUESTS/PASTORAL PRAYER AND PRAYER OF THE PEOPLE

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

              – SESSION MEETS @ FAITH HOSUE AFTER WORSHIP

THURS. NOV. 16  – 7:30 A.M. – MEN’S BREAKFAST @ PERKINS

                          – 10 A.M. – PRAYER BAND MEETS AT THE FAITH HOUSE

FRI. NOV. 17 – 6:30 P.M. – YOUTH GROUP MEETS @ FAITH HOUSE

SAT. NOV. 18  – NOON – CHOIR PRACTICE             

SUN. NOV. 19  – SPECIAL SERVICE FOR ELDER DENNIS JONES

           BECOMING OUR PASTOR – FOLLOWED BY THANKSGIVING POTLUCK

           DINNER, TURKEY & HAM FURNISHED. SIGN UP ON BOARD

   **NO SUNDAY SCHOOL NOV. 19**

SUN. DEC. 3  – NEXT COMMUNION

PLEASE BRING BLANKETS, COATS, GLOVES, ETC.

UNTIL NOV. 26 FOR OUR LOCAL HOMELESS VETS

Contact Elder Dennis Jones, Director of Christian Education and Pastoral Care 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, Bill Chellew, 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, Carolyn Ledford, Emma Shaline, Paul Wright, RuthAnn Curley, Dixie Cooper, Bridgette Nye, Marie Odette, Michael Hurley, Rebecca King, Cassie Decker, Ean Mercer, Ashley Jones, Helen Koch, Cheryl Leggans, Rev. Lee Felsberg, family of Dottye Hicks on her Homecoming with the Lord.

PASTOR: Rev. Dr. Sam Mann

DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION and

         PASTORAL CARE: Elder Dennis Jones

VISITING DEACON November: Kathy Harbison

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.