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Bulletin 11/16 - Rev Jim
First United Methodist Church
Sun., Nov. 16, 2003, at 8:15 & 10:30 a.m.
23rd Sunday after Pentecost
 
 
PRELUDE
THE LIGHT OF CHRIST ENTERS
GREETING OF GUESTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
*CALL TO WORSHIP:
L: The earth, and all that is in it, is the Lords
P: The world, and all who are in it, are His.L: Let us thank the Lord for such steadfast love,
P: And for all that has been done for us!
*INVOCATION
O Lord, open our minds and purify our hearts, that in this hour we may see Your goodness and love toward us, and worship You now and always in the faith and spirit of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
*HYMN "Wonderful Words of Life" # 600
 
JOYS AND CONCERNS
We Urge Prayers for . . .
Noah Ballman, Jennifer Brandenburg, Elizabeth Carney, Gordon Christenson, Rev. Rick Dee, Francis Ellis, Jan Endicott (Postmaster at Cylinder), Jason Frederick, Roger Gould, Kayla Hartsock, Morrisa Hoch, Ally Joersz, Beth Kimpson (Randy Pelzers sister), Jim Lanus, Helen Lund, Jim Miller, Pearl Moore, Dorothy Place, Debbie Ruiz (Ronda Philps cousin), Lorraine Sidles, Arlene Varcoe, Bishop Palmer, Our Service Personnel
We Extend our Sympathy to . . . We Celebrate . . .
 
SILENT PRAYER
PASTORAL PRAYER
LORDS PRAYER
 
ANTHEM "Hymn of Promise" BELL CHOIR
 
OFFERING
OFFERTORY ANTHEM "Amazing Grace" BELL CHOIR
*DOXOLOGY
*OFFERTORY PRAYER
All we have, and all we are, have come from You, O Lord. May we be faithful stewards of what You have given, in an awareness that our whole lives belong to You. Accept these gifts we present to You out of all You have given us; and may they represent our commitment of ourselves to You. Amen.
**PASSING THE PEACE
 
HYMN "Thy Word is a Lamp" # 601
 
SCRIPTURE LESSON
Epistle Hebrews 10:11-14 NT page 224
Gospel Mark 13:1-8 NT page 50
CHILDRENS MESSAGE
MESSAGE "Once for All" Rev. Jim Morris
 
*HYMN "Break Thou the Bread of Life" # 599
 
*BENEDICTION
*CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE # 672, verse 1
THE LIGHT GOES FORTH
POSTLUDE
 
*Those who wish may stand.
**Be sure to greet each other, especially those you do not know.
 
The flowers on the altar are in memory of Muff Wallace
from the Bell Choir.
 
 
MINISTRY OF WORSHIP
Pastor: Jim W. Morris
Associates: Judy DePue, Rev. Rick Dee
Executive Secretary: Lisa Hankey Boblit
Treasurer: Lois Stanley
Nursery Attendant: JoAnna Naig
Signer: Kim Campbell
Janitor: John Strohman
 
Saturday Evening 5:30 p.m.
Usher Carolyne Laubenthal
Liturgist LeAnn Vesey
Musician Mary Morris
 
Sunday Morning 8:15 a.m.
Ushers Greg & Janet Poe
Greeters Greg & Diane Hoyman
Liturgist Betty Zeigler
Musician Esther Smith
 
Sunday Morning 10:30 a.m.
Ushers Jim Hobart, Ken Kassel
Dean & Carol Simonsen
Greeters Francis & Sue Bjustrom
Liturgist Brian Garrels
Musician Rosemary Matthews