November 22, 1015 Bulletin

First United Methodist Church
November 22, 2015
* Please Stand If Able

PREPARATION FOR WORSHIP Kenny Stephens

GREETINGS & ANNOUNCEMENTS  Delbert Dearing

*SONG OF PRAISE      UMH 694
“Come, Ye Thankful People Come”

*PASSING THE PEACE  (gathering)   UMH 171                    “There’s Something About that Name”
Jesus, Jesus, Jesus! There’s just something about that name! Master, Savior, Jesus! Like the fragrance after the rain. Jesus. Jesus, Jesus! Let all heaven and earth proclaim; Kings and kingdoms will all pass away, but there’s something about that name!

*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 Jean Blue.

*SONG OF PRAISE      UMH 62
“All Creatures of Our God and King”

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

*SONG OF PRAISE    UMH 130
“God Will Take Care of You”

SCRIPTURE         Luke 1:68-79 Delbert Dearing

SERMON       “Throwing Ropes”    Rhonda Greenwood

*INVITATION               UMH 89
“Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee, vs. 1 & 3”

*BENEDICTION    Rhonda Greenwood

*DISMISSAL     “They’ll Know We Are Christians”
“We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord, we are one in the Spirit. We are one in the Lord, and we pray that all unity may one day be restored: And they‘ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love; yes, they‘ll know we are Christians by our love.”

POSTLUDE

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:
Mission Merkel needs sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving. Hand outs will be Sunday November 22 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. and they need volunteers to help. They also need sponsors or donations for the Christmas Child program. See Lillian or Brack. Donations may also be made at Prosperity Bank under the account MMCC. Thank you!

No activities on Wednesday, due to the Thanksgiving holidays.

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Be careful and have a very blessed Thanksgiving.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS:
Sunday November 22:
9:45 a.m. Sunday School & Confirmation
10:50 a.m. Morning Worship
6:00 p.m. Youth
Wednesday November 25:
No activities

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This Week’s Birthdays:
November 25: Greg Dempsey
November 26: Paula Morgan
November 27: John Henslee

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.)
Dan Allen-M.D. Anderson-lung
Robert Adair (Pablo’s brother)- rec. from spleen removal
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)
David Dennis-kidney failure (Polly)
Steve Evans-kidney replaced 11-3 (Susan)
Dale Finch-lost both kidneys (Dian)
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.)
Tamara Dempsey-migraines                 Ben Neel-back
Willie Turner- dialysis (Stacy)
Rodney-allergies, sinus inf
Jane Watson-health & rec. fr. illness
Keith-hip surg. 11-30-15
Glenda West-paralysis in throat
Paula Douglas-health
Garrett-Coahoma teen, pos. study 2 wks. (Polly)      Candace-back
Carolyn West’s son-Hospice in Dallas (Ida)
Samantha Ely-car accident
9 yr old child in Sweetwater-Cooks Hosp. (Mac)
James Valentine-brain injury
Connie Mack Seymore-rec. fr. aneurism & aorta valve surgery
Arden Jamott-inf. In elbow (Rodney)
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Loss of a Loved One:
Charlie Merrill (10-24-15)        Tuffy Stevens (11-8-15)
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Other Needs:
Schools-students, teachers, faculty Joshua Lee Henderson (Donette)
Basketball & other activities
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Worship Attendance (11/15/15): 46
Sunday Morning Offering: $1018.50
Weekly Budget Needed: $2487.48
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Pianist:  Kenny Stephens
Song Leader: Brack Jones
Acolytes:  Tate Brenem & Morgan Tipton
Ushers:  Tony Medauer, Ken Hogan,
Jay Campbell, Gary Hicks
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This Weeks Lectionary Readings:
2 Samuel 23:1-7
Psalm 132:1-12
Revelation 1:4b-8
Luke 1:68-79
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Of the Cross

 

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