October 25, 2015 Bulletin

First United Methodist Church
October 25, 2015
* Please Stand If Able

PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP Kenny Stephens

GREETINGS & ANNOUNCEMENTS Delbert Dearing

*SONG OF PRAISE UMH 57
“O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing”

*PASSING THE PEACE (gathering)
“Holy Ground”
We are standing on holy ground, and I know that there are
angels all around; let us praise Jesus now; we are standing
in His presence on holy ground.

*THE WORDS OF PRAISE Delbert Dearing
The Apostles Creed UMH 881

*THE GLORIA PATRI UMH 70
Glo-ry be to the Fa-ther, and to the Son and to the Ho-ly
Ghost; as it was in the be-gin-ning, is now, and ev-er shall be,
world with-out end. A-men. A-men.

SPECIAL Choir

JOYS AND CONCERNS Delbert Dearing
Pastoral/Lord’s Prayer Rhonda Greenwood
Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil; for thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.

CHILDREN’S TIME “Jesus Loves Me” UMH 191
As we are singing, all children are invited to the
front for children‘s time with Lillian Jones.

*SONG OF PRAISE UMH 715
“Rejoice, the Lord Is King”

THE GIVING OF TITHES AND OFFERINGS
Offertory Prayer Delbert Dearing
*Doxology UMH 95

*SONG OF PRAISE UMH 413
“A Charge to Keep I Have”

SCRIPTURE Matthew 28:16-20 Rhonda Greenwood

SERMON “Our Methodist Roots” Delbert Dearing

*INVITATION “And Are We Yet Alive” UMH 553

*BENEDICTION Rhonda Greenwood

*DISMISSAL “Bind Us Together”
Bind us together, Lord, bind us together with cords that cannot be broken. Bind us together, Lord, bind us together, Lord, bind us together in love.

There is only one God, there is only one King;
there is only one body, that is why we sing.

Bind us together, Lord, bind us together with cords that cannot be broken. Bind us together, Lord, bind us together, Lord, bind us together in love.

POSTLUDE Kenny Stephens

CCLI #2480835

Thank you for worshipping with us. Please come again!
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THIS WEEK:
Say something good about Jesus!
Say something good about the church!
Invite someone to come with you next week!
God bless you and be safe!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Rhonda will be doing a Confirmation Class. We will begin this Sunday Evening October 25th 6:00-8:00 p.m. And then continue on Sunday Mornings during the Sunday school Hour. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall.

Charge Conference November 1st 6:00 p.m. It will be a combined Charge Conference with Trent UMC and Pioneer Memorial UMC. We will be the host. Please get your “Ministry Reports” to Rhonda as soon as possible, so she can have copies ready before Charge Conference.

Harvest Auction: Set-up Friday, November 6th 9:00 a.m.; Please bring cornbread, chopped onions, chooped celery, & boiled, peeled, & chopped eggs by 9:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Everybody please bring desserts Friday or Saturday morning. Carry-outs will be Saturday, November 7th 4:00 -5:00 p.m. After 5:00 everyone will be served from the line (carry-outs included). Please bring your Auction items Friday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. or Saturday morning. Invite your family, friends, and neighbors.
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!

Upper Rooms available on the shelves by the church office.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Sunday October 25:
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
10:50 a.m. Morning Worship
6:00 p.m. Youth
Monday October 26:
1:00 p.m. Quilting
Tuesday October 27:
6:00 p.m. Quilting
Wednesday October 28:
6:00 p.m. Youth & Choir
7:00 p.m. Ad Council Meeting
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This Week’s Birthdays:
October 30: Brack Jones
October 31: Cathy Blue

This Week’s Anniversaries:

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PRAYERS
God is our strength for today and our hope for tomorrow.
Pray For:
Our Church Our Families Our Community
Our Country Our Servicemen/women Public Servants
Rain

Cancer:
Dick Cunningham-kidney (Dian)
Linda Campbell (Ida)
Brenda Dickson-cancer spreading (Angela)
Alan Harmon-lymphoma (Ida)
Johnny‘s nephew-liver cancer
Mike Clarkson-bladder (Shonna)
Benny Corley-spinal cancer (Elton Moore)
Betty Bowers-chemo (Ida)
Ruby Boone-lymphoma cancer (Lorene)
Mia Ascencio-cancer (Delbert)
Courtney Ramsey-Colon & liver (Martha W.)
Robert Adair (Pablo’s brother)-Leukemia
Dan Allen-M.D. Anderson-lung
Jacelyn Saddlemire-chemo (Marylin)
Lila Cox-chemo thru Nov. 2015
________________________________________________________________________________________________________Physical Health:
Chris Withers-need lung transplant (Shonna)
Elton Moore-back& knee (Rhonda)
Joe Bob-needs liver transplant (Laurie)
John Morris-stroke (Rodney)
Mary Lawrence-brain shrinking (Rodney)
Steve Evans-kidney donor found (Susan)
Dale Finch-lost both kidneys (Dian)
David Dennis-kidney failure (Polly)
Dink-God’s healing touch on his heart
James Perry (Martha W.)
Dean Minnick-home dialysis Debbie Williams (Ida)
Brenden Baker (12)-Pulminary disease (Beth) Susan-back
Robby Booth-dialysis (Johnnie W.) Erica-rec. fr. surgery 9-10
Tamara Dempsey-migraines Ben Neel-back
Willie Turner-heart surg. & dialysis (Stacy)
Rodney-allergies, sinus inf
Charles Slack’s sister-on ventilator at Hendrick’s
Keith-hip surg. 11-30-15
Jane Watson-health & rec. fr. illness Paula Douglas-health
Candace-back Glenda West-paralysis in throat
Garrett-Coahoma teen, pos. study 2 wks. (Polly)
Trubi-concussion lingering
Carolyn West’s son-Hospice in Dallas (Ida)
Bo Nesmith-heart
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Loss of a Loved One:
Lisa Briggs (9-29-15) Edna Wilde (10-9-15)
Terry Ross (10-10-15) Charlie Merrill (10-24-15)
Sara Rodriguez (wk of 10-18-15) Karen Bowden (10-19-15)
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Other Needs:
Schools-students, teachers, faculty Joshua Lee Henderson (Donette)
Football, Band, Cross-country, & other activities
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Worship Attendance (10/18/15): 50
Sunday Morning Offering: $1883.22
Weekly Budget Needed: $2487.48
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Pianist: Kenny Stephens
Acolytes: Tate Brenem & Morgan Tipton
Ushers: Tony Medauer, Corky Cox,
Jeremy Tipton, Johnny Aguirre
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This Weeks Lectionary Readings:
Job 42:1-6,10-17
Psalm 34:1-8, 19-22
Hebrews 7:23-28
Mark 10:46-52
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FIRST UNITED
METHODIST CHURCH

Experience the Power
Of the Cross

Discover God’s passionate love.

South 3rd and Locust
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday worship 10:50 a.m.
Pastor Rhonda Greenwood

OPEN MINDS, OPEN HEARTS, OPEN DOORS

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