Friday, March 15, 2019

Bulletin & Sermon, Sunday, March 17, 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, March 17, 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

Choral Introit #19 ……………….…………………...…....…….…… Thee We Adore, Eternal Lord!
*Call to Worship ………………….……….……………….….……….….……………………….......… Psalm 29:1-11
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #498 ……………..….Jesus! What a Friend for Sinners!
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

Choral Anthem
*Hymn #353……….…………………………………..……………...………....…… I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord
*Hymn of the Month #685 …………………..…………………….……….... My Jesus, As Thou Wilt
*Hymn #441 ….……………....………………………………………………………..……..….…… Jesus Shall Reign
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading................................................................Isaiah 65:17-25 (PB 1164-65)
New Testament Reading…………..…….……………..............….Romans 9:1-18 (PB 1758-59)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….………………..………… Exodus 15:11-13 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………….…………...…………..…..Exodus 17:8-16
Sermon…………………………………………………………………………………….……………………..Derek S. Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #447………………………………………..…….…… Christ for the World We Sing
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’s financial statements for January and February 2019 are postsed for review in the office over the NEW copy machine. Check it out!

Harriett Rupp will be spending the remainder of this week with Phil and Amy in Cherry Creek. She would appreciate any calls or brief afternoon visits, but check with Amy first at 716-296-5030.

Holy Week (April 14th-21st) will be here before you know it! Be praying for the special services and lessons that are part of the Easter season.


Don’t forget to silence your devices.



Calendar
Monday, March 18th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, March 20th: Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at the church at 7:00 pm.  Join us as we continue our study in Luke 7. We are moving into Jesus’ tribute to John the Baptist and general questions about “prophetism” in Israel. It’s a great time to join us.
Thursday, March 21st: Choir meets downstairs at 9:15 am.
Sunday, March 31st: Alice and Derek will be in Virginia for the weekend visiting Katie. The guest speaker in Derek’s absence remains undetermined.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Sunday, February 24, 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, February 24, 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

Choral Introit #527 ……………….……………………………………………………...…….…… The Beatitudes
*Call to Worship ………………….……….……………….….……….….…………………………...… Psalm 26:8-12
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #110 ………………………….…Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

Choral Anthem
*Hymn #40……….…………………………………..…..…… God Is Our Refuge and Our Strength
*Hymn of the Month #539 ……………………………………….……….... Jerusalem the Golden
*Hymn #56 ….……………....………………….……...…….…… When All Your Mercies, O My God
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading...................................................................Isaiah 63:1-19 (PB 1160-61)
New Testament Reading……………..…….…………..............….Romans 8:1-17 (PB 1756-57)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….………………..………… Exodus 15:11-13 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text……………………………………………………………………….……………………..…..Exodus 16:1-13
Sermon…………………………………………………………………………………….……………………..Derek S. Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #537……………………………………………….…………….…… Take Time to Be Holy

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

Next Sunday we will celebrate the Lord’s Supper. If you would like to participate but are unable to be here, see Derek or one of the Elders to arrange another time. Don’t be shy about taking full advantage of this important gesture of unity with Christ and his body. A fellowship meal following the service in NOT planned at this time. Shirley and Alice are on setup.
Due to an unexpected schedule conflict at First Church, the Angola roller skating event has been POSTPONED. We will get together next Sunday afternoon, however, at First Church for games in the Community House, beginning at 1:00 pm.


Don’t forget to silence your devices.



Calendar
Monday, February 25th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, February 27th:  Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at the church at 7:00 pm.  Join us as we continue our study in Luke 7 about the centurion’s servant and then on to the raising of the widow’s son from the dead. It’s a great time to join us.
Thursday, February 28th: Choir meets downstairs at 9:15 am
Sunday, March 3rd:  3DYouth meets at First Church for an afternoon of indoor games beginning at 1:00 pm.
Sunday, March 10th: 3DYouth Group meets at First Church at 6:00 pm for life lessons from John 5 followed by games and refreshments.

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.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Sunday, February 17, 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, February 17, 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

Choral Introit #527 ……………….……………………………………………………...…….…… The Beatitudes
*Call to Worship ………………….……….……………….….……….….…………………………...… Psalm 25:1-11
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #53 ………………….…Praise to the Lord, the Almighty        
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Choral Anthem
*Hymn #2……….……………………………………..…………………………………...…..…… O Worship the King
*Hymn of the Month #539 ……………………………………….……….... Jerusalem the Golden
*Hymn #170 ….……………....…………………………………………………………...…….…… Fairest Lord Jesus
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading...................................................................Isaiah 62:1-12 (PB 1159-60)
New Testament Reading……………..…….…………..............….Romans 7:7-25 (PB 1755-56)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….………………..………… Exodus 15:11-13 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text……………………………………………………………………….……………………..…..Exodus 16:1-21
Sermon…………………………………………………………………………………….……………………..Derek S. Yoder
Our Daily Bread
Physical appetites expose the heart.
True disciples know that God’s provision of manna has important lessons
 to teach about the meaning of life. “Do not work for food which perishes.”
*Hymn of Faith #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
Postlude
   *Congregation invited to stand



Announcements

Derek will be leading a seminar on the topic of “Pastoral integrity” for regional CCCC pastors on Tuesday at Kiantone. Pray for his final few days of preparation and a good reception.

Special thanks to Julie Kowal, who is at the piano this morning as she fills in for Kathy.

Don’t forget to silence your devices.

Calendar
Monday, February 18th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, February 20th:  Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at the church at 7:00 pm.  Join us as we move into Luke 7 and think about the centurion and Gentiles in general in Jesus’ ministry as the Messiah. It’s a great time to join us.
Thursday, February 21th: Choir meets downstairs at 9:15 am followed by Dewey Missionary Society at 10:00.  Join us as we read letters from our missionaries and pray for their needs.
Sunday, February 24th: 3DYouth “outreach” event. Join us for an afternoon of roller skating in Angola. Time and details to follow.
Sunday, March 10th: 3DYouth Group meets at First Church at 6:00 pm for life lessons from John 5 followed by games and refreshments.



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.