Knox City Sunday Bulletin





Sunday, September 17, 2017

“The Fifteenth 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

*Fellowship & Greetings


*Call To Worship:

Leader: Sing songs of hope and peace

People:  God’s comfort and power have lifted us. Leader: Sing songs of mercy and grace. People: God’s mercy and forgiveness frame our lives. Leader: Thanks be to God for all God’s grace and mercy.

People Praise be to God for the grace God extends to each one of us. AMEN.


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


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                                                                                                             (hymnal) #95


Offertory Prayer




Scripture: Romans 14:1-12


*Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35

Leader: This is the word of our Lord!  

                 People: Thanks be to God! Amen.


*Hymn                         “Majesty, Worship His Majesty”                                   (hymnal) #176


Message:                               “Reconciliation”                                          Rev. Graig Connell 


*Hymn                           “Crown Him with Many Crowns”                               (hymnal) #327


* Benediction


*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 from Ministry Matters and (Used by Permission) We also wish to recognize Rev Michael B. Brown and Rev. Gary G. Kindley for their homiletic work used in the Sermon.


Next Sunday’s Scripture: Exodus 16:2-15, Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45, Philippians 1:21-30 and Matthew 20:1-16

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 Bytes every Tuesday from 12-12:50 pm. At Edina UMC. Studying Ecc. 5 Everyone welcome. Light lunch served.

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



Office closed Wednesday, September 20th

“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 dish



September 20—Kurt Goodwin



September 24—Jack & Nancy Reardon

                         Randy & Linda Parton


This Week’s Prayer Focus: The Ministerial Alliance of Knox County.



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, Essie Brown, 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., Nancy Hamlin

Recent Prayer Request: Shannon Primm            







     September 17, 2017