Friday, November 9, 2018

Bulletin & Sermon, Sunday, November 11, 2018

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, November 11, 2018
Sunday School 9:30 am • Family Worship Service 10:45 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve



Welcome and Announcements
Choral Introit #373 ……………….……..…………….………………….…… Within Your Temple, Lord
*Call to Worship …………………………………………………………………...…………...……………Psalm 15:1-5
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #529………………..…..Love Divine, All Loves Excelling   *Invocation
Choral Anthem
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
*Hymn of the Month #166…...………...……….……….…………Wondrous King, All-Glorious
*Hymn #332……...……….....................................................……Come Holy Spirit, Heavenly Dove *Hymn #562…...…………...….……..…………………………………....…….……….…All to Jesus I Surrender
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading...................................................................Isaiah 56:1-12 (PB 1149-50) New Testament Reading….…..………………………………….…Romans 3:1-18 (PB 1749-50) Memory Verse…………………………………………….………………….………Ephesians 4:1-7 (see insert)
Fellowship of Welcome
Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………………………….……………Exodus 15:1-21
Sermon…………………………………………………………….…………………….…………..………………..Derek Yoder
“Our Strength and Song”
Moses’ song “illustrates” God’s deliverance from our enemies. True disciples know the importance of singing in the Christian life—and they lift up their voices!
*Hymn of Faith #650…………………………………………...…….…… I Will Sing of My Redeemer
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 stand if able

Announcements
Be praying for the Nominating Committee as it works to prepare a slate of condidates to be considered for office at the Annual Meeting in February 2019. To submit names see Olive, Fred, or Derek
Special thanks to alll who worked so hard to make last weekend a success! It was a busy time, but your careful planning and help made it a blessing to many—the Elders
Don’t forget to silence all devices.
Calendar
3DYouth meets at the First Church of Evans TONIGHT at 6:00 pm for life lessons from John followed by games and refreshments.
Monday, November 12th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00 – 9:15 pm.
Tuesday, November 13th: Fulll Board meets at 7:00pm at the church, preceded by Elders’ Meeting at 6:00. Elders, come prepared to discuss the Letham article on the back table, “Union with Christ.”
·       Following the regularly scheduled meetings, the Nominating Committee wil begin to prepare a slate of candidates to be considered for office at the Annual Meeting in February 2019.
Wednesday, November 14th:  Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting is back on track at the church at 7:00 pm.  We’re in Chapter 6 of Luke and are considering Jesus’ so-called Sermon on the Plain. It’s a great time to join us!
Thursday, November 15th: Dewey Missionary meets downstairs at 10:00 to read letters from our missionaries and spend time in prayer. Alice will bring a devotion.
Thursday, November 15th: Choir Practice at 4:00pm
If you are interested in being involved in the Christmas Program this year please keep the following dates in mind:
·       Friday, Nov. 30 at 6:30 pm: First Script read through
·       Friday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 pm: Music Practice only
·       Saturday, Dec. 15 at 9:00 am: Script and Music practice
·       Saturday, Dec. 22 at 9:00 am: Dress Rehearsal

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Bulletin, Sunday, November 4, 2018


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, November 4, 2018
Sunday School 9:30 am • Family Worship Service 10:45 am
Wait in Prayer        Worship in Reverence        Depart to Serve



Welcome and Announcements
Choral Introit #373 ……………….……..…………….………………….…… Within Your Temple, Lord
*Call to Worship ………………………………………………...………………Psalter Reading 13, p. 787
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #101………………………..…..Come, Thou Almighty King   *Invocation
Choral Anthem
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
*Hymn #376……...………................................................…….……Open Now Thy Gates of Beauty *Hymn of the Month #166…...………...……………….…………Wondrous King, All-Glorious
*Hymn #253…...…………...….……..……......…….……….…There is a Fountain Filled with Blood

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading...................................................................Isaiah 55:1-13 (PB 1148-49) New Testament Reading….…..……………………….…………….…Romans 2:17-29 (PB 1749) Memory Verse…………………………………………….………………….………Ephesians 4:1-7 (see insert)
Fellowship of Welcome
Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………………………….……………Exodus 15:1-21
Sermon…………………………………………………………….…………………….…………..………………..Derek Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #468…………………………….…… My Faith Has Found a Resting Place
Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
On Communion Sundays, our second offering helps support the
 benevolent ministry 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 Thanksgiving and Response……...…………..Blest Be the Tie that Binds

*Benediction
Postlude


Announcements
Today is International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church around the world. This year’s focus is on North Korea (see bulletin insert and OpenDoorsUSA.org for more information). A World Watch List 2018 map is on the table in the Narthex along with specific prayer requests. Let’s remember to pray for the needs of our persecuted brothers and sisters.
Be praying for the Nominating Committee as it works to prepare a slate of condidates to be considered for office at the Annual Meeting in February 2019. To submit names see Olive, Fred, or Derek
If you are a regular attender please gather around Harriett IMMEDIATELY after the service. We would like to take a picture.
Don’t forget to silence all devices.
Calendar
Monday, November 5th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00 – 9:15 pm.
Wednesday, November 7th:  Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting is back on track at the church at 7:00pm.  We’re in Chapter 6 of Luke and are considering Jesus’ so-called Sermon on the Plain. It’s a great time to join us!
Thursday, November 8th: Choir Practice at 4:00pm
Sunday, November 11th: 3DYouth meets at the First Church of Evans at 6:00pm for life lessons from John followed by games and refreshments.
Tuesday, November 13th: Fulll Board meets at 7:00pm at the church, preceded by Elders’ Meeting at 6:00. Elders, come prepared to discuss the Letham article on the back table, “Union with Christ.”
·       Following the regularly scheduled meetings, the Nominating Committee wil begin to prepare a slate of candidates to be considered for office at the Annual Meeting in February 2019.
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.