Friday, September 13, 2019

Bulletin and Sermon, Sunday, September 15, 2019


Sunday, September 15, 2019
Sunday School 9:30 am • Family Worship Service 10:45 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve


Prelude
Welcome and Announcements
Congregational Introit #193……………..…….Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence v.1
“Let all mortal flesh keep silence, and with fear and trembling stand;
Ponder nothing earthly minded, for with blessing in his hand,
Christ our God to earth descendeth, our full homage to demand.”
*Call to Worship ………………….……….……………………………………………...…...................... Psalm 62:1-8
*Hymn of Adoration and Praise #392………………. O Day of Rest and Gladness
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

*Hymn of the Month #5 ....................................... God My King, Thy Might Confessing
*Hymn #478……….……………………...…….......................................................…… I Love to Tell the Story
*Hymn #486……….……………………...……....................................................… God, Be Merciful to Me
Worship Through the Reading and Preaching of God’s Word
Old Testament Reading............................................................Jeremiah 15:1-9 (PB 1197-98)
New Testament Reading….....…….………............….1 Corinthians 11:2-16 (PB 1783-84)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….…………………..……......…… Psalm 96:1-6 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome
Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………………………….…………..Exodus 20:1-12
Sermon………………………………………………………………………………….………...…….………..…..Derek Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #644…….……….…………………............ May the Mind of Christ My Savior
Worship Through Prayer and Giving
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
Postlude
 *Congregation invited to stand
Announcements
The church parking lot is scheduled for repaving tomorrow and Tuesday. It will be cordoned off through Friday or so. Plan accordingly.

Dewey Missionary Society is providing an opportunity for joyful Christian service!  The Raj family in India has indicated that many of the people they serve do not have their own bibles. They can use 500 Telugu bibles at a cost of 125,000 rupees, or $1923 which will be purchased through the Bible Society of India.  Designate gifts India Bible project. Thank you for your generous contributions.

Don’t forget to silence your devices.
Calendar
Monday, September 16th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, September 18th: Join us for Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting AT THE PARSONAGE (because of the repaving at the church) at 7:00 pm. We are in Luke 9 and are coming down the mountain of revelation. Read ahead and be ready to discuss vs 37-45. It’s a great time to join us!
Thursday, September 19th: Dewey Missionary Society meets downstairs at 10:00 am to read letters from our missionaries and spend time in prayer.  Alice will bring the devotional.
Saturday, September 21st: Sunday School meeting at 9:00 am in the adult Sunday School classroom.
Friday-Sunday, October 11th-13th: Plan now to part of our annual FCC Leadership Weekend coming up next month. Drake Williams, this year’s speaker, will lead us in a topic titled, “After Jesus Left Them: The Dramatic Changed Lives of the Disciples Following His Resurrection.” Each session will also provide devotional reflection for Christians living in today’s world. Stay tuned for more details.
Saturday, October 19th: The annual CCCC Fall Banquet will be held at Fluvanna. Tim Dubeau, our new regional minister, will speak on the theme of “A New Day in the CCCC.”
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.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Bulletin & Sermon, Sunday, September 1, 2019


First Congregational Church of North Collins

Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
Sunday, September 1, 2019
 Family Worship Service 9:30 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve


Prelude
Welcome and Announcements
Congregational Introit #193……………..…….Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence v.1
Let all mortal flesh keep silence, and with fear and trembling stand;
Ponder nothing earthly minded, for with blessing in his hand,
Christ our God to earth descendeth, our full homage to demand.
*Call to Worship ………………….……….…………………...................... Psalter Reading 57, p. 805f.
*Hymn of Adoration and Praise #167……………. When Morning Gilds the Skies
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

*Hymn #242……….……………………...……..........................................…… Not All the Blood of Beasts
*Hymn #5 .......................................................... God My King, Thy Might Confessing (Ps. 145)
 Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading............................................................Jeremiah 14:1-10 (PB 119-96)
New Testament Reading….....…….………....................….1 Corinthians 10:1-13 (PB 1782)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….…………………..……......…… Psalm 96:1-6 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………………………….…………..Exodus 20:1-11
Sermon………………………………………………………………………………….………...…….………..…..Derek Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #338…….………………............ Spirit of God, Descend upon My Heart
Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
On Communion Sundays, our second 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

*Hymn of Commitment #431…………………………………….. A Parting Hymn We Sing
*Benediction
Postlude
 *Congregation invited to stand
Announcements
We hope you can join us for a fellowship meal following this morning’s service.
Don’t forget, fall and winter schedule begins NEXT SUNDAY on September 8th. Gather upstairs at 9:30 am for the Sunday School opener followed by our fall Concert of Prayer. Adult Sunday School begins the following week.
Don’t forget to silence your devices.
Calendar
Monday, September 2nd: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, September 4th: Join us for Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at the church at 7:00 pm. We are in Luke 9 and are looking at the question on everybody’s lips: “Who is Jesus?” Don’t forget your homework assignment: Does the Old Testament teach (or hint) about a “suffering” Messiah? If so, where?  It’s a great time to join us—and find out!
Sunday, September 8th: Fall schedule begins with a Concert of Prayer at 9:30 am.
Sunday, September 15th: Adult Sunday School begins at 9:30 am. Don’t miss the stimulating conclusion of Peter Jones’ DVD series, ‘Only Two Religions.’
Friday-Sunday, October 11th-13th: Plan now to part of our annual FCC Leadership Weekend. Our guest speaker this year is Drake Williams. Watch the bulletin for details.

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.

Friday, August 9, 2019

First Congregational Church of North Collins, Sunday, August 11, 2019


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 11, 2019
 Family Worship Service 9:30 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve



Prelude
Welcome and Announcements
*Call to Worship ………………….…….............................................................…… Psalm 50:1-6
*Hymn of Adoration and Praise #55………….......…………………...…. To God Be the Glory
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

*Hymn #679 ……….……………………………………............…… ‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
*Hymn #677  ….....................................................….... Praise the Saviour, Ye Who Know Him
*Hymn #629……………………….……………...….…….……What a Friend We Have in Jesus
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading.........................................................Jeremiah 12:1-17 (PB 1192-93)
New Testament Reading….....…….……………….............….1 Corinthians 8:1-13 (PB 1780)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….…………..………… Matthew 22:34-40 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text………………………………………………………………….……….……..Hebrews 11
Sermon……………………………………………………….………...…….………..…..John Brown
Walking by Faith (II)

*Hymn of Faith #478………………………………………………........…… I Love to Tell the Story
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
Postlude
 *Congregation invited to stand


Announcements
We are happy to welcome back John Brown back to North Collins.  John has been involved with Promise Valley, the ministry formerly known as Seneca Gospel Mission, in various ways for almost 20 years.  Let’s give him our full attention as he brings a message from God’s word.
The Yoders are on their way back from their Maine vacation.  If there is any church business that needs immediate attention, you may contact Bruce Temple at 243-6971. Derek will be back in the study on Tuesday, August 13th. Check out other dates on the summer calendar insert.
Our choir is in a time of transition.  If you would like to help us provide special music for our services beginning in the fall, please see Kathy or Alice.  We would love to have you join us!

Don’t forget to silence your devices.
Calendar
Monday, August 12th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, August 14th: Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting resumes with our study in Luke 9. We are looking at the ministry of the twelve disciples. What does their “mission” of healing and teaching have to do with Jesus’ identity as the Messiah? With the kingdom of God? With Herod?  It’s a great time to join us!
Thursday, August 15th: Dewey Missionary Society meets at 10.00 am in the Adult Sunday School classroom.  Join us as we read missionary letters and spend time in prayer.  Kathy will lead us in devotions.

Thursday, September 12th:  Sharpen those needles – Sit’n’Sew at 10 am
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.