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April 28, 2019

April 28, 2019
2019-4-28 weekly fridge news

Welcome!

We are grateful to have you join us for worship this morning! If you want to learn more about our programs, church activities, and volunteer services, then we invite you to browse our website, check out our Facebook page, or call the church office at 540-942-1145.

9:00 AM Red Door Worship Service

Red Door Worship – Chapel – 9:00 a.m.

Welcome

Song and Opening Prayer
Catechism Blues (Folsom Prison Blues)

Announcements

Children’s Time
Children’s Church begins after Children’s Time
for ages Pre – K through 2nd Grade.

Offering
I Hate that Snake (Mark Hackley original)

Prayer Time with Candles
Free Word (Free Bird)

Prayer

Special Music
Gospel Medley

Scripture

Job 8:21 and Luke 6:21

Sermon
Finding the Joy

Closing Song
The One True King – Joy Singers and Cherubs

Benediction

11:15 AM Open Door Worship Service

OPEN DOOR WORSHIP –   SANCTUARY – 11:15 a.m.  WORSHIP LEADER -Rev. April Cranford

Childcare is provided in the upstairs nursery, room #149  for ages 4 and under during the service.
Hearing devices are available in the narthex.  See Kathy Baker for assistance. 
*Please stand if able, in body or spirit.

Prelude                             Cantate Domino                                arr. Whitford

Welcome and Opening Prayer

Call to Worship
Leader:  Christ is risen!
People: He is risen indeed, Hallelujah!
Leader:  Let us rejoice! Let us celebrate with holy humor.
All: Let us laugh, let us dance, let us sing praises of joy.

Special Music                The One True King                               Pote/Long
Joy Singers and Cherub Choir

*Hymn of Praise                Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee       Red #20

* Prayer of Confession
God of joy, we know that you have blessed us richly, yet so often, we are down in the dumps over silly little disappointments.
You have given us Jesus Christ, and raised him from the dead, and promised us eternal life.
But we act like we don’t know it. Forgive us, God. Keep us mindful that you always have the last laugh,
and that your promise is for true joy in every circumstance, and life forever.
*Silent Prayer of Confession
*
Assurance of Pardon

*Westminster Greeting Please greet those who are in worship this morning.

Announcements
Please sign the Red Friendship Book along the inside of your pew,
and  pass it to the person beside you

Children’s Time
Grades Pre K – 2 nd grade can attend Children’s Church after the Children’s Time.
Children under 4 can attend the nursery.

Prayer for Others and the Lord’s Prayer

Anthem                       All For the Best                          Schwartz
Duet: Adam Phillips and John Tindall

Scripture                                                                                     Job 8:21 and Luke 6:21

 Sermon            Finding the Joy               Beth Teachy

*Affirmation of Faith                                                              by Rev. Robert M. Thompson
L:  We believe in God, who made us in His image.
All:  We live, we love, we laugh, because we are like Him.
L:  We believe in Jesus Christ, the Son of God, our Lord and Savior.
All:  He had the last laugh on the devil when He rose from the dead.
L:  We believe in the Holy Spirit, co-equal and co-eternal with the Father and the Son.
All:  Our counselor, our guide, our motivator –He is our joy!
Restore to us  the joy of our salvation, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.  

Receiving of the Morning Offering – Please place completed friendship register sheets
in the offering plate along with prayer cards.

Offertory                                                  Andante                                                          Hayden

*Doxology   Praise God from whom all blessings flow; Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host. Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

*Prayer of Dedication

*Hymn of Parting                             Rejoice Ye Pure in Hear t                               Red #34

*Benediction

* Postlude                                            Crown Him Lord of All                               arr. McDonald

Announcements
Office Hours

Monday -Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Staff is out of the office on the following days:
April Cranford, Pastor – Monday
Hunter Davis, Communications Assistant – Friday
John Tindall, Director of Christian Education – Friday
Bettie Tindall, Director of Music Ministries – Wednesday and Friday
Wes Bush, Finance Assistant- Friday

Additional Great Staff without office hours
Doris Lunsford, Custodian
Scott Russell, Worship Leader
Erin Spencer, Nursery Attendant
Sue Wright, Organist

Last Week’s Attendance

Open Door Service:148

Red Door Service: 113


Total Worship Attendance: 261

Upcoming Events

Aug
17
Sat
3:15 PM Community Event in North Garden ...
Community Event in North Garden ...
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Aug
24
Sat
all-day Family Fun Weekend
Family Fun Weekend
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day
August 24-25 Friday night cookout and pool party Upcycling event All summer, we will collect items we can use during the “Upcycling” event on Saturday. Look for collection boxes on the social hall stage. We[...]

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