Knox City Sunday Bulletin

                

       

 

             KNOX CITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH  

                                   WORSHIP SERVICE

                                                  Sunday, December 17, 2017

                                             “The Third Sunday of Advent”

                                                       

Pastor: Graig Connell

Organist: Anita Miller                   Pianist: Jo Anne Layman

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

 

Prelude

Welcome & Announcements

 

 *Call to Worship

LEADER: A Light has been given for us, to welcome us home.

PEOPLE: Praise God for the lantern of light and welcome.

LEADER: Today open your hearts, take courage. God is with us!

PEOPLE: We came this day, continuing our journey toward our true home. AMEN.

 

 

*Hymn                                    “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”                                       (hymnal) #89

 

The Lighting of the Advent Wreath

The Candle of Joy: Isaiah 61: 1-4, 8-11

 

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

 

*Doxology

 

Offertory Prayer

 

Special

 

 *Scripture: I Thessalonians 5:16-24

               Leader: The Word of God for the People of God.

               People: Thanks be to God! Amen.

 

Hymn                           “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”                              (hymnal) #240

 

 Message                           “Joy Is Our True Home”                              Rev. Graig Connell

 

*Hymn                                     “Joy to the World”                                            (hymnal) #246

 

*Benediction:

 

*Response                       (Please join hands with those beside you)                            

                                          Shalom to you now, shalom, my friends.

                                          May God’s full mercies bless you, my friends.

                                          In all your living and through your loving,

                                         Christ be your shalom, Christ be your shalom.

                                GO FORTH TO LOVE AND SERVE GOD AND NEIGHBOR

                                                *PLEASE STAND, AS YOU ARE ABLE

 

 

THE CALL TO WORSHIP is from Ministry Matters and used with permission. “Advent Candle Lighting Liturgy “is from The Upper Room 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: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 • Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 • Romans 16:25-27 • Luke 1:26-38

 

This Week’s Prayer Focus: The Knox County Pharmacy

 

 

 

 

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: glc77@sbcglobal.net

Web site: www.kcunitedmethodistparish.org     Email: kcparish@marktwain.net

 

                                                        MEETINGS

Bible Bites every Tuesday from 12-12:50 pm. Light lunch served. Everyone welcome. 10.

Salvation Army needing bell ringers at C&R. This is our last week for this year. Let’s make those bells ring!

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

EPIC Wednesday Service at 6:30 pm in the Edina UMC.

Recital at the Edina UMC, Sunday, Dec.17th, 4 pm in the Edina UMC. Tracy Mallett and students.

**Christmas Eve Candle Light Service at 5:30 pm in the Edina UMC.

                                                                                                                      

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

December 19—Barry Schrage

                        Dana Hamlin

 

                      

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, Duane Barnard

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 Faqua, Louise Moyer, Randall McCarty, Mark Parrish, LeRoy Corbin, C. E. McCarty, Karen Stone

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, Clarece Pape, Bill Caldwell, Bob Hillen, Margie McFarland, Doug Jennings, Sr., Kent Mallett, Kathy Knoll, John Dabney

Recent Prayer Request:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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             KNOX CITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH  

                                   WORSHIP SERVICE

                                                  Sunday, December 17, 2017

                                             “The Third Sunday of Advent”

                                                       

Pastor: Graig Connell

Organist: Anita Miller                   Pianist: Jo Anne Layman

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

 

Prelude

Welcome & Announcements

 

 *Call to Worship

LEADER: A Light has been given for us, to welcome us home.

PEOPLE: Praise God for the lantern of light and welcome.

LEADER: Today open your hearts, take courage. God is with us!

PEOPLE: We came this day, continuing our journey toward our true home. AMEN.

 

 

*Hymn                                    “Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee”                                       (hymnal) #89

 

The Lighting of the Advent Wreath

The Candle of Joy: Isaiah 61: 1-4, 8-11

 

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

 

*Doxology

 

Offertory Prayer

 

Special

 

 *Scripture: I Thessalonians 5:16-24

               Leader: The Word of God for the People of God.

               People: Thanks be to God! Amen.

 

Hymn                           “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”                              (hymnal) #240

 

 Message                           “Joy Is Our True Home”                              Rev. Graig Connell

 

*Hymn                                     “Joy to the World”                                            (hymnal) #246

 

*Benediction:

 

*Response                       (Please join hands with those beside you)                            

                                          Shalom to you now, shalom, my friends.

                                          May God’s full mercies bless you, my friends.

                                          In all your living and through your loving,

                                         Christ be your shalom, Christ be your shalom.

                                GO FORTH TO LOVE AND SERVE GOD AND NEIGHBOR

                                                *PLEASE STAND, AS YOU ARE ABLE

 

 

THE CALL TO WORSHIP is from Ministry Matters and used with permission. “Advent Candle Lighting Liturgy “is from The Upper Room 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: 2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16 • Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26 • Romans 16:25-27 • Luke 1:26-38

 

This Week’s Prayer Focus: The Knox County Pharmacy

 

 

 

 

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: glc77@sbcglobal.net

Web site: www.kcunitedmethodistparish.org     Email: kcparish@marktwain.net

 

                                                        MEETINGS

Bible Bites every Tuesday from 12-12:50 pm. Light lunch served. Everyone welcome. 10.

Salvation Army needing bell ringers at C&R. This is our last week for this year. Let’s make those bells ring!

  ANNOUNCEMENTS

EPIC Wednesday Service at 6:30 pm in the Edina UMC.

Recital at the Edina UMC, Sunday, Dec.17th, 4 pm in the Edina UMC. Tracy Mallett and students.

**Christmas Eve Candle Light Service at 5:30 pm in the Edina UMC.

                                                                                                                      

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

December 19—Barry Schrage

                        Dana Hamlin

 

                      

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, Duane Barnard

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 Faqua, Louise Moyer, Randall McCarty, Mark Parrish, LeRoy Corbin, C. E. McCarty, Karen Stone

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, Clarece Pape, Bill Caldwell, Bob Hillen, Margie McFarland, Doug Jennings, Sr., Kent Mallett, Kathy Knoll, John Dabney

Recent Prayer Request:

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECEMBER 17, 2017