Bee Ridge Sunday Bulletin





Sunday, March 11, 2018

Fourth Sunday of Lent

 “A Service of Word and Table”

                                                         Pastor: Graig Connell

Organist: Anita Miller

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


Welcome & Announcements


Joys and Concerns


*Fellowship & Greetings “Lord, I Lift Your Name on High” (Repeated)      (TFWS) # 2088


*Call to Worship

Leader: Joy fills our lives, when we center our lives on Jesus Christ.. People: Hope fills our hearts, when we focus on our Savior. Leader: Comfort fills our spirits, when we believe in the Lord. People: Peace fills our souls, when we seek to do God’s Work.

Leader: Come, let us celebrate and praise our Lord.  People: AMEN.


*Hymn                    “To God Be the Glory, Great Things He Hath Done!”       (hymnal) # 98


  *The Gospel Lesson John 3:14-21                 Leader:     This is the Word of our Lord!

People:     Thanks be to God! Amen.


Message:                                   “REHAB- Recovery”                             Rev. Graig Connell 




Holy Communion                                                                                                (hymnal) #12




Confession and Pardon

Giving of the Tithes & Offerings “Give Thanks”   (Repeated with CODA) (TFWS) #2036


*Doxology                                                                                                            (hymnal) #94


The Great Thanksgiving                                                                                    (hymnal) #15


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                               “Because He Lives”                                               (hymnal) #364


*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 from Ministry Matters and used with permission.  (I also wish to recognize Rev Dr. Dawn Chesser for her homiletic work used in the Sermon)


Next Sunday’s Scripture: Jeremiah 31:31-34 • Psalm 51:1-12 • Hebrews 5:5-10 • John 12:20-33


This Week’s Prayer Focus: Praying for those struggling with their faith

How to Reach Us:

Parish Office: 660.397.2322                          Facebook: Knox County Mo United Methodist Parish

Pastor’s Cell: 314-378-4551                           Pastor’s

Website:             Email:



Liberty Leader’s 4-H club mtg. 6:30-8:30 Monday, March 12 in the Edina UMC.

Bible Bites every Tuesday from 12-12:50 pm. We are studying Proverbs Chp.8. Everyone welcome

Serenity Hour (AA) meeting every Thursday at 5:30 pm.



Epic Wednesday’s at 7 pm doing a series on “Making Love Last a Lifetime”. In the Edina UMC.

Work day at Camp Jo-Ota Saturday, March 17th work day from 9-3 pm.

Youth swimming party at the Aquatic Center in Kirksville from 2-4 pm Sunday, March 18th.




March 12—Becky Jo Barnhill                     March 13—Tracy Hamlin

                  Austin Klocke                             March 17—Robert White


March 15—Russell & Beulah Turpin


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, Eleanor Binkley

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, Dan Baily, Caroline Carson, Pat Dickerson, JoAnn Mallett, Maxine Linquist, Jennifer Tooley, Fred Webster, Duane Barnard, Chad Miller, Sherry Stevenson, Tonya Duncan, Essie Brown, Hunter Kutscher, Randy Parton, Elijah Faqua, Mark Parrish, Donnie Bell Bradley, Polly Faqua, Rev. Homer Poor, Jo Ellen Doss, Norris Olson, Pegg Gerhold

Cancer: James Myers, Diane James, Jessica Fountain, Kyane Marble, Carol Gross, 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, Clarece Pape, Bill Caldwell, Bob Hillen, Margie McFarland, Doug Jennings, Sr., Kent Mallett, John Dabney, Harriet Blake, Deanna Crandall

Recent Prayer Request: Sharon Schlapia on the loss of her sister Kaye Brooke





March 11, 2018