Bee Ridge Sunday Bulletin



                                                       WORSHIP SERVICE

Sunday, October 8, 2017

“The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost”

“A Service of Word and Table”


Pastor: Graig Connell

Organist: Anita Miller                  Pianist: Jo Anne Layman

  Our Mission: To lead people to an active faith in Jesus Christ




Welcome & Announcements


Joys and Concerns


*Call To Worship:

Leader: From dens of slavery, through burning deserts, people of faith came forth.

People:  From lives encompassing both wealth and impoverishment, we come to this

                  place of worship. Leader: Hear the great lessons of faith, offered to you through the centuries. We have not

hidden the struggles from you, but invite you to place yourselves on the pathways

of hope. People: Though our individual lives may differ, we all come seeking God’s loving

                  guidance and forgiveness. Leader: Welcome to this house of God, a place of continuing hope and courage.

People: Bless each one of us, O Lord, that we may fully receive your word and seek

                  your will for our lives. AMEN.


Hymn:                                   “Sanctuary” (Repeated)                                   (TFWS) #2164


*Scripture: Exodus 20:1-4, 7-9, 12-20               Leader: The Word of God for the people of God!  

              People: Thanks be to God! Amen.




Message:                                      “God’s Rules”                                     Rev. Graig Connell 

Hymn:                                     “Be Thou My Vision”                                         (hymnal) #451


Holy Communion                                                                                                (hymnal) #12




Confession and Pardon

Giving of the Tithes & Offerings                     

*Doxology                                                                                                             (hymnal) #94


The Great Thanksgiving                                                                                    (hymnal) #13


The Lord’s Prayer:                                                                                                

ALL: Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today 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 the power and the glory, forever. Amen.


Giving of the Bread and Cup


Prayer of Commitment:


ALL: Eternal God, we give you thanks for this holy mystery in which you have given

           yourself to us. Grant that we may go into the world in the strength of your

           Spirit, to give ourselves for others, in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


Hymn:                                    “Every Time I Feel the Spirit”                            (hymnal) #404


*Response   (Please join hands with those beside you)

                      May the Lord, Mighty God, bless and keep you forever.

                      Grant you peace, perfect peace, courage in every endeavor

                      Lift up your eyes and see his face, and his grace forever.

                    May the Lord, Mighty God, bless and keep you forever.





THE CALL TO WORSHIP is adapted Ministry Matters and (Used by Permission) We also wish to recognize Rev Dr Dawn Chesser, Rev Nancy C. Townley and Rev Eric Killinger for his homiletic work used in the Sermon.

Next Sunday’s Scripture: Exodus 32:1-14 Psalm 106:1-6, 19-23 Philippians 4:1-9 Matthew 22:1-14

This Week’s Prayer Focus: Our Nation


How to Reach Us:

Parish Office: 660-397-2322            Facebook: Knox County Mo United Methodist Parish                                                                                                      Pastor’s Cell: 314-378-4551              Pastor’s Email:

Web site:     Email:



Bible Bites meet Tuesday’s at 12noon-12:50. Studying Ecc. 9. Light lunch served. Everyone welcome

Serenity Hour (AA Meetings) Thursday’s at 5:30 pm in the Edina UMC.



Charge Conference Sunday October 22 at Memphis from 4-6 pm.

“The Church Has Left the Building” October 29, 2017. Needed: Suggestions for projects & project leaders. Please contact James Penn or Pastor Graig.

5th Sunday Parish Carry In for July 30 at noon at Edina.  Meat provided.  Bring a dish5th Sunday Parish Carry In for July 30 at noon at Edina.  Meat provided.  Bring a dish.  5th Sunday Parish Carry In for July 30 at noon at Edina.  Meat provided.  Bring a dish.  


October 8—-Lori Goodwin                                     October 12—Shelby Oldfather

                     Bob Adair                                           October 13—Beth Strange

October 11–Emily Stark


Military Prayer List: Marc Wheeler, Nick Hettinger, Doug White, Michael Stansberry, Justin Burkhardt, Tim Bowen, Dakota McKenzie, Keenan Kite, Austin Kutscher, Heath Hartsock, Matthew Moore, Tim Jones

Nursing Home: Betty Kinsel, Donna Patterson, Ann Klocke, Roberta Agee

Ongoing Prayers: Joyce Norton, Geraldine Hutteger, Marie Gohn, Ellsworth Shannon, Vance Parrish, Dixie Parrish, Justin Tuck, Marianne Berry, JoAnn Prather, Lily Wilson, Brady Barnes, Brody Renier, Patti Jean Taylor, Richard O’Neal, Lucille Frazee, Dan Baily, Caroline Carson, Stephanie Hunolt, Pat Dickerson, JoAnn Mallett, Pam Dalton, Margaret Mackey, , Jennifer Tooley, Fred Webster, Duane Barnard, Chad Miller, Eleanor Binkley, , Sherry Stevenson, Tonya Duncan, Essie Brown, Randy Parton, Hunter Kutscher, Dorothy Watson, Shannon Primm, Elijah Fraqua

Cancer: James Myers, Diane James, Jessica Fountain, Kyane Marble, Carol Gross, Kay Brooke, Charley Hamlin, Nancy Hamlin, Eldon Oberholtzer, Serenity Bohon, Suzanne Crook Anderson, Roxi Krieling, Bonnie Miller, Teresa Thompson, Gerald Snelling, Melody Hamlin, Donnie McCurren, Kathy Hettinger, Edmon Quaintance, Pam Baker, Nancy Douglas, Clarece Pape, Bill Caldwell, Bob Hillen, Margie McFarland, Doug Jennings, Sr., Kent Mallett

Recent Prayer Request: Maria Berry, and those that lost family in Las Vegas.









October 8, 2017