Sunday Morning Worship
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.
THE GATHERING OF GOD’S PEOPLE
WORDS OF WELCOME/ANNOUNCEMENTS
+CALL TO WORSHIP:
Leader: Let all in this place be filled with joy for you are loved by God! No one here will be left
out -- God's love is for everyone! Come now and worship. Let nothing hinder you. God sees you and loves you just as you are. Let us worship him now together
People: Come Holly Spirit guide our heart as we worship God! Amen!
+HYMN: Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty #64
HEARING OF GOD’S WORD
SPECIAL MUSIC BY KATIE DAVIS
CHILDREN’S TIME/CHILDREN’S SONG
DRAMA SKIT BY JOEL JOHNSON, BONNIE CROOK, AND TIM AND SARA FINNEGAN
SCRIPTURE: Philippians 4: 4-9
GIFTS WE GIVE TO GOD
GOING FORTH TO SERVE GOD
+ HYMN: God Be with You till We Meet Again #673
Return to the world to serve with God’s Blessing upon you.
*Communion is available following the benediction where consecrated elements are distributed in the front of the sanctuary
ALL ARE INVITED! Please join us for a light fellowship luncheon immediately following the service today downstairs in West Fellowship Hall as we continue the celebration of this day.
PRAYERS AND CONCERNS
ADDITIONAL PRAYERS: Irl Clarke, Norman Norton, Jolene Frahm, Lily Sterling, Emily Swisher, Derald Swisher, Joy Vickroy, Sam Rathmel, Jack Sterling, Merle Vickroy, Don Starr, Ron Simpson, Linda O’Dell, Cheryl Hennefeld, Chuck Walter, Jim Grimes, Phyllis Barnett, service people and families.
PRAYER CHAIN MINISTRY
Contact Dorothy Danner at 641-842-2557.
If you would like to sign up for the e-prayer chain to receive an e-mail any time a request is made for a prayer, please contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or 641-842-3712 with your name and e-mail information.
SPECIAL THIS WEEKEND AT FUMC…
Food Donation – The second weekend of the month is food donation weekend. Please be a part of this wonderful ministry by dropping off your canned goods and/or other nonperishable items in the basket in the Narthex.
THIS WEEK AT FUMC…
Sunday September 8, 2013
9:30a Kickoff Worship Service
10:30a Kickoff Sunday Light Lunch
4:00-6:00p Youth Practice – Sanctuary
Monday September 9, 2013
1:00-3:00p Neighbor Helping Neighbor – Activity Center
5:00-7:00p Cub Scouts – WFH
7:00-7:30p Free Clinic – Activity Center
Tuesday September 10, 2013
7:00a Earlybirds – Hardees
9:30a Staff Meeting – Conference Room
Wednesday September 11, 2013
9:30a Naomi Circle – Park Lane Assisted Living
Noon Wings – Conference Room
1:00-3:00p Neighbor Helping Neighbor —Act Cntr
Thursday September 12, 2013
9:00a-6:30p Pastoral Interviews – FUMC Library
9:00a Rachel’s Circle – Sally’s House
7:00p Jr. Optimists – Youth Room
Friday September 13, 2013
9:00a-4:00p Almost Free Shop
Saturday September 14, 2013
5:30p Chapel Service
Sunday September 15, 2013
9:30a Youth Led Worship Service
10:30a Cinnamon Roll Sunday – (Youth
Presentation) WFH4:00-6:00p Youth Group Kickoff Party
NEW AT FUMC…
v YOUTH LED SERVICE…Come join the FUMC Youth Group on Sunday, September 15 as they lead worship and share the special music and lessons that were shared during their mission trip to Colorado. They will also be sharing pictures and telling about the mission work that was done during the Week of Hope. Join the group following service downstairs in West Fellowship Hall for some fellowship and a longer slide show of what the group did while in Colorado.
v Youth Group Kickoff…Calling All 7th –12th Grade Students...Come join the fun of FUMC Youth. We will be having a kickoff celebration on Sunday, September 15 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. We will meet at the church but will head out for some offsite fun and we will have pizza. Come see what the fun is about and begin helping to plan our 2013/2014 events. Invite your friends!!
v FUN on the Farm Hay Ride…You all are invited to bring your family, friends and neighbors to the annual “FUN on The Farm Hay Ride”, at 5:00 pm on Saturday Sept. 21st. The hay ride, wiener roast and fellowship night will be held at 1335 Hayes Dr. - Located ¾ mile east of Udders Steakhouse north of Knoxville on Hwy. 14 - the Larry &
Rowley farm. Hot dogs
and drinks will be provided by F.U.N. IF POSSIBLE bring chips, S’mores supplies
or your favorite dish to share.
v HAND BELL PRACTICE…Seasonal hand bell practice will begin Wednesday, September 25th at 5:30 p.m. in the bell choir room. Everyone interested in trying is welcome. For more information call Bonnie at 641-828-8750.
v 65th ANNIVERSARY…Tom & Catherine Havener will be celebrating their 65th Wedding Anniversary on Sept 18. Cards can be sent to 612 E. Robinson Street, Knoxville, IA 50138
REGULAR WEEKLY ACTIVITIES
Worship Service in Chapel – 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Worship Service in Sanctuary –
9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Children’s Church (Age 2 to 5th grade) –
10:00-10:30 a.m. (dismissed from worship service after Children’s time to downstairs children’s church)
Youth Sunday School (7th through 12th grade) –
10:30-11:15 a.m. in Youth Room
Adult Sunday School
Youth Group (7th through 12th grade) –
Sundays 4:00-6:00 p.m. in Youth Room
Pastor: Lane Riggle
Accompanist: Geoff Shultz
Liturgist: Joel Johnson
Ushers: Brian Bishop, John Burnett, Jack Crook, Jerry Jordan, Adam Norris, Merna Furney, Phil Chrisman, and Connie Chrisman
Greeters: Wendell & Phyllis Robinson; Bert & Roberta Dennison
Communion: Phil and Connie Chrisman
“This is the day that the LORD has made;
let us rejoice and be glad in it”
(Psalm 118:24, ESV).
Welcome to worship as we rejoice in the Lord!