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Memorial window in honor of Olive Beach, our founder Please take some time to browse and read about our church and our ministry to the community. If you like what you find, please join us for worship on Sunday . ALL ARE WELCOME! Below you will find our usual order of worship:
RECENT SERVICES Rev. Matt Worley, Pastor
ORDER OF WORSHIP
CHRIST THE KING SUNDAY November 20, 2016
“We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, His power, and the wonders He has done.” – Psalm 78:4
THE GATHERING OF GOD’S PEOPLE
PRELUDE Don Schultz, Organist
BRINGING IN THE LIGHT
ANNOUNCEMENTS Rosanna Schultz
A HISTORY MOMENT Don Schultz
CALL TO WORSHIP “Canticle of Zechariah” UMH #208
HYMN “Crown Him with Many Crowns” UMH #327
OPENING PRAYER Almighty and everlasting God, whose will it is to restore all things in your well-beloved Son, the King of kings and Lord of lords: Mercifully grant that the peoples of earth, divided and enslaved by sin, may be freed and brought together under His most gracious rule; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
PASSING OF THE PEACE
PROCLAIMING THE WORD EPISTLE READING Colossians 1: 11-20 Lori Oakes
SPECIAL MUSIC NRUMC Choir
SERMON LESSON Luke 23: 33-43 “And the people stood by, watching; but the leaders scoffed at Him, saying, ‘He saved others; let Him save himself if He is the Messiah of God, His chosen one!'”
MESSAGE It’s Not About Him, it’s About You Pastor Matt Worley Christ is the true king. Putting His people before himself, He willingly died for us.
HYMN “His Name is Wonderful” UMH #174
OUR RESPONSE TO THE WORD
PRAYERS OF OUR CHURCH FAMILY
THE LORD’S PRAYER
THE OFFERING OF OUR GIFTS AND OURSELVES
DOXOLOGY UMH #95
PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING
GOD’S PEOPLE SCATTER INTO THE WORLD
CLOSING HYMN “Victory in Jesus” UMH #370
DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING
CARRYING GOD’S LIGHT INTO THE WORLD
GO MAKE OF ALL DISCIPLES
WORSHIP SERVICE VOLUNTEERS Greeters: Barb Stevens and Marge Kerns Liturgist: Rosanna Schultz Reader: Lori Oakes Ushers: Mark Randall and Cheryl Bish
Attendance Last Week: 33 Offering Received: $934.00
- Breakfast Club – Monday at 8:30 am
- Bible Study – Monday at 9:30 am
- CMC meets Tuesday from 1-4 pm
- There will be no choir practice this week
- Finance & Ad Board will be meeting Tuesday, November 22 at 5:30 & 6: 15 pm.
- Trustees meeting Wednesday, November 23 at 6:30 pm.
- UMW will be meeting Thursday, December 8th for their dinner out at Gordy Harper’s along with White Gift & Secret Sister Exchange.
- There will be no gathering of Friends in December.
- Community Club Potluck is today after worship.
- Hanging of the Greens/Donut Sunday is next week, November 27th. Please plan on staying after worship to help decorate the church for our Bicentennial “Old Fashion Christmas.”
- Don’t forget that we are collecting gloves & socks for the men at Ransomville manor for our Christmas mission. We want to be sure that all 60 men have a gift to open on Christmas morning.