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October 15, 2017

October 15, 2017

2017-10-15 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.

Westminster Slideshow prior to Worship led by Commitment Ministry

WELCOME

SONG AND OPENING PRAYER
God With Us

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

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

OFFERING
Mark Hackley, Instrumental

PRAYER TIME WITH CANDLES
Glorious Day

Scripture
Matthew 6:21

Sermon
DEFYING GRAVITY: Tethered to God

CLOSING SONG
These Thousand Hills

BENEDICTION

11:15 AM Open Door Worship Service

Sanctuary – 11:15 a.m.  Worship Leader, Jeff Loomis

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

Westminster Slideshow prior to Worship led by Commitment Ministry

Prelude,  Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho                                                 Thompson

Welcome and Opening Prayer

Call to Worship                                                            Isaiah 55:8-9 
Leader:   For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
nor are your ways my ways, says the Lord.
People:   For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.  
                                       

*Hymn of Praise,    Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken                                   #694

*Unison Prayer of Confession
Gracious God, in our wanderings and selfish desires: we have forsaken fellowship with our families, our friends, and our neighbors;
we have neglected our communion with you, choosing worldly pleasures and desires over truth, justice, and righteousness.
In a world of plenty, we have hoarded our earthly blessings, rather than storing up our heavenly treasures.
Free us from such bondage, that we may truly reveal the presence of Christ in our lives. Amen.
*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 aisle of your pew,
and pass it to the person beside you.

Children’s Time
Children’s Church Ministry begins after Children’s Time for ages Pre – K through 2nd Grade .
Children under 4 can attend the nursery.

Prayer For Others and The Lord’s Prayer

Anthem, Lord Here I Am                    Beck

Scripture                                                                Matthew 6:21

Sermon                                                             DEFYING GRAVITY: Tethered to God

*Affirmation of Faith                                                        Apostle’s Creed
I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth,  And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried; he descended into hell; the third day he rose again from the dead;
he ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Ghost; the holy catholic Church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen.

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

Offertory ,  I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked                                           O’Hara

*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,    Be Thou My Vision                      #532

Benediction Response, May God Bless You                                                   Bell

*Postlude,   Let Your Light So Shine                                                          Birchwood

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
Robin Pfiefer, Administrative 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

Announcements

Last Week’s Attendance

Open Door Service:99

Red Door Service: 89


Total Worship Attendance: 188

Upcoming Events

Oct
25
Wed
5:30 PM WOW Dinner
WOW Dinner
Oct 25 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
 
6:00 PM WOW Adult Ministry @ Chapel
WOW Adult Ministry @ Chapel
Oct 25 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Various speakers and leaders share community, history and religious studies. Check out the weekly fridge news each week to see what is up next for the WOW Adult Ministry
6:00 PM WOW Youth Music
WOW Youth Music
Oct 25 @ 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
 
6:30 PM WOW Youth Drama
WOW Youth Drama
Oct 25 @ 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM
 
Oct
29
Sun
10:05 AM Church School
Church School
Oct 29 @ 10:05 AM – 11:05 AM
 
4:00 PM Ecumenical Worship Service, Stau... @ Christ Lutheran Church
Ecumenical Worship Service, Stau... @ Christ Lutheran Church
Oct 29 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Common Commemoration of the Reformation at Christ Lutheran Staunton This ecumenical worship will celebrate 500 years of reforming worship and ministry and our common belief in Christ Jesus. The Reverend Robert Humphrey, recently installed as[...]

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