Saturday, August 19, 2017

First Congregational Church of North Collins, Sunday, August 20, 2017

First Congregational Church of North Collins
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
10385 Main Street, North Collins, New York 14111
337-9811 Church Office / 337-4303 Parsonage
Sunday, August 20, 2017
   Summer Family Worship Service 9:30 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve
Be mindful that the few minutes before the service are set aside to help prepare for worship.  Some use this time to pray or meditate on the call to worship or just be quiet before the Lord.  Let’s keep our visiting before the service to a minimum
 – or better, let’s wait until after the service.



Prelude
Welcome and Announcements

Choral Introit ………………………………….……….…… O For a Closer Walk With God
*Call to Worship ……………………...……………….……….…….…………… Psalm 98:1-9
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #2 .....................................................  O Worship the King
*Invocation

                                                        Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
*Hymn #3 …………………………………………………… Give to Our God Immortal Praise
*Hymn #103 ……….………………………….….………… Holy God, We Praise Your Name
*Hymn #152 …….……………………………….……...……… The Law of the Lord is Perfect

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament ………………..............…...…………… Isaiah 14:24-32 (Pew Bible pg. 1082)
New Testament ………………………….……….…  John 21:15-25 (Pew Bible pg.1688-1689)
Memory Verse ……………………….…………….…….……………… Psalm 17:5-8 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text ……………………………………………….……….…………………… Jude 17-23
  
*Hymn #700 …….……………………………………….………… Come, We That Love the Lord
Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
Offertory
*Doxology #735 …………………………………………………………………………… Gloria Patri
“Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be, world without end.  Amen, amen.”

*Benediction                                                                    *Congregation invited to stand
Announcements

Thank you for your prayers during our time away in Maine.  It was in many respects a great family vacation.  It was good to relax and reconnect with family, Granddad in particular, but it’s great to be back home.  – Alice and Derek, for the family

Turnbull Nursery is planning to being the last phase of landscaping the church properties next week.  Stay tuned for details.

Calendar

Monday, August 21st
AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.

Wednesday, August 23rd
Choir practice at 6:00 pm

Bible study and prayer meets at the church at 7:00 pm as we continue our study of the great themes of Genesis.  We’re in Chapter 49 and are looking at Jacob’s patriarchal-prophetic blessings to his sons before his death.  It’s a great time to join us.

Sunday, August 27th
Our summer Sunday Night Out series continues next week as we get together for a relaxing time of fellowship and a meal by the Doles’ pond.  Meet around 4:00 pm.  Hot dogs (or something) will be provided.  Invite a friend or neighbor along with a dish to pass.

Looking Further Ahead!
Sunday, September 10th

We begin the 2017-2018 academic year by resuming our fall schedule.  Concert of Prayer at 9:30 am and Family Worship at 10:45 am.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

First Congregational Church of North Collins, Sunday, August 13, 2017

First Congregational Church of North Collins
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
10385 Main Street, North Collins, New York 14111
337-9811 Church Office / 337-4303 Parsonage
Sunday, August 13, 2017
   Summer Family Worship Service 9:30 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve
Be mindful that the few minutes before the service are set aside to help prepare for worship.  Some use this time to pray or meditate on the call to worship or just be quiet before the Lord.  Let’s keep our visiting before the service to a minimum
 – or better, let’s wait until after the service.



Prelude
Welcome and Announcements

*Call to Worship ………………...……………….……….…….…………… Psalm 97:1-6
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #347 ......................  The Church’s One Foundation
*Invocation

Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
*Hymn #677 …………………………………… Praise the Savior, Ye Who Know Him!
*Hymn #709 ……….……………………………….….………… Now I Belong to Jesus
*Hymn #338 …….…………………….……… Spirit of God, Descent Upon My Heart

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament ………………......…...……… Isaiah 14:1-23 (Pew Bible pg. 1080-1082)
New Testament ………………….………….…  John 21:1-14 (Pew Bible pg.1687-1688)
Memory Verse .……………….…………….…….……………… Psalm 17:5-8 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text


*Hymn #679 …….………………………….………………… ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
Offertory
*Doxology #735 …………………………………………………………………… Gloria Patri
“Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be, world without end.  Amen, amen.”


*Benediction                                                                    *Congregation invited to stand

Get the most out of the service by asking about our special listening devices.  Pick up one in the back or see an usher for help.  If yours isn’t working properly, don’t be bashful about raising your hand to ask for assistance.         
Announcements

This morning, we welcome Tom Dalbo back to North Collins.  Longtime friend of Bruce Brown and accomplished artist, he is also the retired pastor of Winchester Community Church in West Seneca, where he served for over 30 years!  Let’s give him our full attention as he brings a message from God’s word. 
Calendar

Monday, August 14th
AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.

Wednesday, August 16th
Bible study and prayer meeting is suspended for this week. But join us on the 23rd at 7:00 pm as we explore the great themes of Genesis.  We’re in Chapter 49 and are looking at Jacob’s patriarchal-prophetic blessings to his sons before his death.  It’s a great time to join us.

Sunday, August 27th
Plan now to attend our 2nd Sunday Night Out for this Summer at Garry and Kathy Dole’s home.  Invite a friend or neighbor for a relaxing time of fellowship and a meal by the pond.


Thursday, August 3, 2017

First Congregational Church of North Collins, Sunday, August 6, 2017

First Congregational Church of North Collins
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
10385 Main Street, North Collins, New York 14111
Pastor / Teacher Derek S. Yoder
337-9811 Church Office / 337-4303 Parsonage
Sunday, August 6, 2017
   Summer Family Worship Service 9:30 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve
Be mindful that the few minutes before the service are set aside to help prepare for worship.  Some use this time to pray or meditate on the call to worship or just be quiet before the Lord.  Let’s keep our visiting before the service to a minimum
 – or better, let’s wait until after the service.



Prelude
Welcome and Announcements

*Call to Worship …………………………………………...……………….……….…….…………… Psalm 96:1-6
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #167 ..................  When Morning Gilds the Skies
*Invocation

                                   Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
*Hymn #101………………………………………….…….………….………… Come, Thou Almighty King
*Hymn #693 ……….……………………………………………………………….….………… Blessed Assurance
*Hymn #688 …….…………………….…………………………….……… Have Thine Own Way, Lord!

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament ………………............................…...……… Isaiah 13:1-22 (Pew Bible pg. 1078-1080)
New Testament ……………………………….………….…  John 20:19-31 (Pew Bible pg.1686-1687)
Memory Verse ……………………….……………….…………….…….……………… Psalm 17:5-8 (see insert)


Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon …………………………………….………………………………….……………………………… Drake Williams

*Hymn #605 …….……………………………………….………………… All the Way My Savior Leads
Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
Offertory
*Doxology #735 …………………………………………………………………………………………… Gloria Patri
“Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning, 
                           is now, and ever shall be, world without end.  Amen, amen.”


*Benediction                                                                    *Congregation invited to stand

Get the most out of the service by asking about our special listening devices.  Pick up one in the back or see an usher for help.  If yours isn’t working properly, don’t be bashful about raising your hand to ask for assistance.         

Announcements

We are happy to have Drake and Andrea Williams with us this morning.  The Williamses are currently living near Amsterdam, where they have served with Tyndale Theological Seminary for the last 10 years or so.  Their ministry was featured at the CCCC Conference in Pittsburgh.  Let’s give them our full attention as they share this morning and as Drake brings a message from God’s word.

Calendar

Monday, August 7th
AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.

Wednesday, August 9th
Bible study and prayer meeting is suspended for the next couple weeks. But join us on the 26th at 7:00 pm as we explore the great themes of Genesis.  We’re in Chapter 49 and are looking at Jacob’s patriarchal-prophetic blessings to his sons before his death.  It’s a great time to join us.

Sunday, August 27th

Plan now to attend our 2nd Sunday Night Out for this Summer at Garry and Kathy Dole’s home.  Invite a friend or neighbor for a relaxing time of fellowship and a meal by the pond.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

First Congregational Church of North Collins - Our 200th Year - Our Bicentennial

First Congregational Church of North Collins
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
10385 Main Street, North Collins, New York 14111
337-9811 Church Office / 337-4303 Parsonage
Pastor / Teacher Derek S. Yoder

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, the First Congregational Church of North Collins will celebrate 
its 200th birthday!  We will mark the occasion with several weekend activities
 and would be honored to have you join us.

Friday, June 9th at 6:30 pm - A Service of Remembrance
➧ Celebrate the ministry of pioneer and church-founder John Spencer
➧ Dedicate two stained-glass "Bicentennial" windows in the sanctuary
➧ Refreshments to follow

Saturday, June 10th at 10:30 am - A Day of Activities
➧ Tree planting & dedication on the front lawn
➧ Unseal the 1959 Cornerstone and deposit a new 2017 "Time Capsule"
➧ Hot dogs served for lunch following the "Time Capsule" - the first 200 guests get theirs free!
➧ Family picnic beginning at 5:00 pm at Doles' Pond

Sunday, June 11th at 10:45 am - Services of Worship & Celebration
➧ Family worship at 10:45 am
➧ Catered lunch at 12:30 pm
➧ Afternoon service of Celebration & Hope at 2:00 pm

We look forward to this special celebration and would be honored for you to share it with us.
Please RSVP for the Saturday Family Picnic and/or Sunday Catered Lunch
716-337-9811 Church Office


First Congregational Church of North Collins, Sunday, June 4, 2017

First Congregational Church of North Collins
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
10385 Main Street, North Collins, New York 14111
337-9811 Church Office / 337-4303 Parsonage
Pastor / Teacher Derek S. Yoder
Sunday, June 4, 2017
     Sunday School 9:30 am        Family Worship Service 10:45 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve
Be mindful that the few minutes before the service are set aside to help prepare for worship.  Some use this time to pray or meditate on the call to worship or just be quiet before the Lord.  Let’s keep our visiting before the service to a minimum
                                                                             – or better, let’s wait until after the service.

Prelude
Welcome and Announcements

Choral Introit …………………….………………………….…… How Good It is to Thank the Lord
*Call to Worship ……………………………….…….……….…………… Psalter Reading 85, pp. 814
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #274 ……………………………………..... Thine Be the Glory
*Invocation

Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

Choral Anthem
*Hymn #547 …………………………………………………………….………… With Harps and with Viols
*Hymn #246 ……….…………………………….….………………… Man of Sorrows! What a Name

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament ………………….…...........................…...……… Isaiah 5:18-30 (Pew Bible 1067-1068)
New Testament ………………………….…………………….…  John 16:17-33 (Pew Bible 1678-1679)
Memory Verse …………………………….…………….…………,,,,……………… Psalm 145:1-7 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Children’s Sermon ……………………….……………………………………………………………… Derek Yoder
“Bicentennial and the Bible”

*Hymn of Faith #264 …….…………………………………… Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross

Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings – On Communion Sundays, our 2nd offering helps support the benevolent ministries of the Diaconate
Offertory
*Doxology #735 …………………………………………………………………………………………… Gloria Patri
“Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning,
is now, and ever shall be, world without end.  Amen, amen.”

Celebration of the Lord’s Supper
*Closing Hymn #430 …….…………………………………………………………… I Hunger and I Thirst
*Benediction                                                                    *Congregation invited to stand

Announcements

Note the enclosed invitation for the Bicentennial Weekend.  Keep one on your fridge to remember the service times and activities.  Or send it to a friend you think may enjoy being a part of this special time together.  There are extra invitations on the back table.  May God bless this celebration of his faithfulness over the generations.

Calendar

Monday, June 5th
AA meets from 8:00 – 9:15 pm.

Wednesday, June 7th
Choir practice at 6:00 pm.

Bible study and prayer at the church is suspended this week in preparation for the Bicentennial weekend.  But join us on June 14th at 7:00 pm as we continue our study of the great themes of Genesis.  We’re in Chapter 46 and are looking at Jacob’s migration to Egypt.  It’s a great time to join us!

Friday, June 9th
Our weekend celebration kicks off at 6:30 pm with a service of remembrance, including a historical presentation about John Spencer (Traci Langworthy, JCC) and the dedication of two new Bicentennial windows.

Saturday, June 10th
Check the invitations for times and places for Saturday events, including the tree dedication, unsealing the old cornerstone, grilling 200 free hotdogs for the Village, and chicken barbecue at the Dole’s.

Sunday, June 11th
Following our regular family worship hour, we’ll share a catered meal together downstairs at 12:30, followed by a concluding service of hope (Dayle Keefer, CCCC).

Sunday, June 25th
3DYouth meets at the First Church of Evans at 4:00 pm for life lessons from Psalms followed by activities and our year-end barbecue! 


Get the most out of the service by asking about our special listening devices.  Pick up one in the back or see an usher for help.  If yours isn’t working properly, don’t be bashful about raising your hand to ask for assistance.