Edina Bullein



                                                       WORSHIP SERVICE

Sunday, January 14, 2018

 Second Sunday after the Epiphany 


    Pastor: Graig Connell                            Liturgist: Gene Crandall

Organist: Carol Hayes                            Pianist: Beth Scharge

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



Welcome, Announcements and Birthdays


*Fellowship & Greetings     “We Have Come Into His House”                                 

                                                  Vs. 1

                                                 Meet & Greet One Another

                                                  Vs. 2 Return to your seat

*Call to Worship

Leader: Here we are, Lord!

People: You have seen us and known us from before the beginning. Leader: Here we are, Lord!

People: You have called us to this place. Leader: Here we are, Lord!

People: Inspire our hearts with courage and joy. AMEN.


*Hymn                                        Be Thou My Vision                                      (hymnal) #451


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


Youth and Children’s Moments


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

*Doxology                                                                                                             (hymnal #95

*Offertory Prayer




Scripture: 1 Samuel 3:1-20

        Leader: The Word of God for the people of God!

        People: Thanks be to God! Amen.



Message                                   “Rise Up! — LISTEN”                            Rev. Graig Connell


Hymn:                                        “Here I Am, Lord”                                           (hymnal) #593




*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. Dr. B. Kevin Smalls and Rev. Michael Duduit for their work used in the Sermon.

Next Sunday’s Scripture: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 • Psalm 62:5-12 • 1 Corinthians 7:29-31 •

Mark 1:14-20


Acolytes for January:                                         Liturgist for January: Gene Crandall

Ushers for January: Don & Shirley Hall; Larry & Charlotte Mitchell


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

Attendance on 1/7/18: 55                               Offering 1/7/18: $965.76


Bible Bites every Tuesday from 12-12:50 pm. We are studying the Letter of James, Chp.2 Everyone welcome.

**Epic Wednesday’s will begin at 7pm starting this Wednesday, January 17th.

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



Meet and eat continues each Sunday at 10:15 am. Please bring a dish to share. Good food and fellowship.

We will try again to take down the Christmas decorations today after church. Then join us in the fellowship hall for some treats.

“Basket Makers” classes on February 24th. Cost $30 for the supplies. Snacks, lunch and drinks provided. Class starting at 8:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Sign up by calling the church office 397-2322 by Feb. 1, 2018. Questions? Contact Sharon or Karen Hall.

Root & Fruits Winter Social at the Community Center January 21st at 5 pm. Dinner & musical entertainment by local churches. Free will donation.



January 17—Dixie Gillaspy                                        January 19—Jerry Holman

January 18—Twilla See                                                                     Harley Hamlin


This Week’s Prayer Focus: The Revitalization of our Churches

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, Stephanie Hunolt, Pat Dickerson, JoAnn Mallett, Maxine Linquist, Jennifer Tooley, Fred Webster, Duane Barnard, Chad Miller, Sherry Stevenson, Tonya Duncan, Essie Brown, Hunter Kutscher, Elijah Faqua, Mark Parrish, Donnie Bell Bradley, Polly Faqua

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

Recent Prayer Request:


If you know of anyone that needs to be added to the prayer list or anyone that has received and healing and needs to be taken off please let the office know at 397-2322. Thank you

   January 14, 2018