Knox City Sunday Bulletin



Sunday, October 15, 2017

“The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost”


Pastor: Graig Connell

Organist: Anita Miller                 Pianist: Jo Anne Layman

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





Welcome & Announcements


*Call To Worship

Leader: Praise be to God, who has brought us here this day.

People:  Praise and thanks to God for all the blessings we have received.  Leader: What joy we have in God’s presence!  People:  What peace is brought to us in God’s house!  Leader: This is truly the day that the Lord has made!

People: Let us rejoice and be glad in it! AMEN.


*Hymn                            “He Has Made Me Glad” (Repeated)                      (TFWS) #2270


Joys and Concerns


Silent Prayer


Pastoral Prayer


Lord’s Prayer

         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 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.





Giving of the Tithes & Offerings               “Freely, Freely”                           (hymnal) #389


*Doxology                                                                                                             (hymnal) #95


Offertory Prayer


Scripture: Philippians 4:1-9  

            LEADER: The Word of God, for the People of God!

           PEOPLE:  Thanks be to God. Amen

*Hymn                                         “Sweet Hour of Prayer”                                (hymnal) #496

Message                                              “Just Imagine”                           Pastor Graig Connell                                    


*Hymn                                            “Take Time to Be Holy”                  (hymnal) #395




*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.



                                            *PLEASE STAND, AS YOU ARE ABLE

THE CALL TO WORSHIP is adapted Ministry Matters and (Used by Permission) We also wish to recognize Rev Ted Johnston, and Rev Al Fasol and for their homiletic work used in the Sermon.



Next Sunday’s Scripture: Exodus 33:12-23 • Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13) • 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 • Matthew 22:15-22


Phone Numbers:

Parish Office: 660.397.2322

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

Web Site:             Email:         ___________________________________________________________________________



This Week’s Prayer Focus: Breast Cancer Patients, Care Providers & Researchers.



Bible Bytes every Tuesday from 12-12:50 pm. We will be studying Ecclesiastes Chp.10. Everyone welcome. Light lunch served.

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

KC Cut Ups will meet Monday, October 16 at 1 pm in the Edina UMC.

Staff Parish Relations (PPR) meeting Thursday, October 19 in the Edina UMC at 7 pm.



Next Sunday Oct. 22nd is Hospitality Sunday-Please invite someone to join you at church.

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

“The Church Has Left the Building” October 29, 2017. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 am.

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 16—Allan See                                                 October20—Tarah Fagin

October 18—Rayden Gilbert                                       October 22—Christopher Yahl

October 19—Emma Fagin                                                               Nancy Douglas

October 20—Garyn Miller



October 17—Bob & Carol White                             October 18—Vance & Dixie Parrish


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, Maria Berry

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: Sharon Strange, Blanche Klocke’s family, People that have been affected by the fires in California







                          October 15, 2017