Bee Ridge Sunday Bulletin


                                                       WORSHIP SERVICE

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Tenth 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: Sunshine and celebration! Rain and remembrance! All are part of the richness of God’s mercy and love for us! People:  God has blessed us in so many ways! Leader: Welcome this day to a celebration of these blessings! People: Thank you. We are glad to be here! Leader: Lord, open our hearts and spirits to your guidance and grace.


Hymn:                                   “Awesome God” (Sung Twice)                          (TFWS) #2040


*Scripture: Romans 10:5-15                 Leader: The Word of God for the people of God!  

                 People: Thanks be to God! Amen.




Message:                            “STEP OUT…Into Faith”                            Rev. Graig Connell 


Hymn:                                “One Bread, One Body”                              (hymnal) #620


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:                         “We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations”                           (hymnal) #569


*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 from Ministry Matters and (Used by Permission) We also wish to recognize Rev Taylor Burton-Edwards for his homiletic work used in the Sermon

Next Sunday’s Scripture: Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 & 12:1-8

This Week’s Prayer Focus: El Jay’s

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 Hebrews 11. Light lunch served. Everyone welcome

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



Join the Ministerial Alliance and the Knox County Community Center in a celebration of the rich heritage of the churches of Knox County, August 20th at 6:30pm. Includes a meal and local entertainment by the churches. Free will offering for the meal.

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



August 13—Donald Hall                                     August 14—David Fagan

                   Sharon Strange                                 August 19—Corey Huchteman


August 18—Allan & Twilla See                         August 19—Verlin & Mary Tonnies


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, Sadie Stoner

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, Harriet Blake, Maxine Linquist, Marilyn Hopkins, Jennifer Tooley, Fred Webster, Duane Barnard, Chad Miller, Eleanor Binkley, Glen Klocke, Sherry Stevenson, Tonya Duncan, Randy Parton, Hunter Kutscher, Dorothy Watson

Cancer: James Myers, Diane James, Jessica Fountain, Kyane Marble, Carol Gross, Kay Brooke, Charley 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: Family of Richard Griffith





August 13, 2017