Saturday, June 15, 2019

Bulletin and Sermon, Sunday, June 16, 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, June 16, 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 #681 ……………….………….............…….…… How Gentle God’s Commands
*Call to Worship ………………….……….………………….………………………………...…… Psalm 41:1-9, 11 *Hymn of Adoration and Praise #310……………………......….Rejoice the Lord Is King
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Choral Anthem
*Hymn #64……….………………………................................…… God, the Lord, a King Remaineth
*Hymn of the Month #70 ………..….….... With Glory Clad, with Strength Arrayed
*Hymn #180………………………..…………………………………………I Will Sing the Wondrous Story
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading............................................................Jeremiah 7:1-20 (PB 1182-83)
New Testament Reading….....…….………...........….1 Corinthians 1:18-31 (PB 1772-73)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….………………...…..………… Psalm 111:1-6 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………………….……..……………..Exodus 20:1-21
Sermon………………………………………………………………………………….………...…………………..Derek Yoder
What’s Old about the Old Covenant?
The Law of Moses is deficient in a number of ways. But true disciples know its imperfections draw our attention to the New Covenant—and perfect salvation in Christ!
*Hymn of Faith #353……………….,………………………………......…… I Love Thy Kingdom, 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
Postlude
 *Congregation invited to stand


Announcements
Today is the last day to sign up at the back table to join the crew on the Moondance on Sunday, June 23rd!  We need to report to the Erie Basin Marina at 5:00 pm.
Don’t forget! Next Sunday marks the beginning of our summer schedule. That means family worship begins at 9:30 am, and Sunday School is suspended until September. Consider ways you can use this “extra” time to devote to spiritual growth.

Please remember to silence your devices.

Calendar
Monday, June 17th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Tuesday, June 18th: Full Board meets at 7:00 pm, preceded by Elders’ Meeting at 6:00. Elders, come prepared to discuss Chap V (pages 51-69) in Calvin’s Institutes.
Wednesday, June 19th: Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at the church at 7:00 pm. We are continuing our study of Luke 8 with a look at Jesus’ stilling of the sea. What does it say about his identity as the Messiah? It’s a great time to join us!
Thursday, June 20th: Choir meets in the sanctuary at 9:15

Friday, May 31, 2019

Bulletin & Sermon, Sunday, June 2, 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, June 2, 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 #681 ……………….………….............…….…… How Gentle God’s Commands
*Call to Worship ………………….……….………………….…………… Psalter Reading 39, pp. 798f *Hymn of Adoration and Praise #101….....…………..….Come, Thou Almighty King
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

Choral Anthem
*Hymn #529……….………………………............…...........................................................................…… Love Divine
*Hymn of the Month #70 ………..….….... With Glory Clad, with Strength Arrayed
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading............................................................Jeremiah 6:1-15 (PB 1180-81)
New Testament Reading….....…….…………......................….Romans 16:1-27 (PB 1768-70)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….………………...…..………… Psalm 111:1-6 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………………….…..……………..Exodus 19:18-25
Sermon………………………………………………………………………………….………...…………………..Derek Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #599……………….,…………………....…… Savior, Like a Shepherd Lead Us
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.”

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


Announcements
Join us at the Doles’ THIS AFTERNOON for our 1st Sunday Night Out of the season! Gather around 4:00 pm or so. Bring a dish to pass. Check out other upcoming events on the summer calendar insert.

Thanks to all who gave so generously to the Kennedy Dental Project. We collected $410 to help Justin and Nicole’s adopted son David get the extensive dental care he needs.  Check out 3 John 5-8.


Please remember to silence your devices.

Calendar
Monday, June 3rd: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, June 5th: Midweek Bible Study and Prayer is suspended this week because of a schedule conflict. But join us next week (June 12th) as we continue our study of Luke 8 with a look at Jesus’ words about his “new” family, then it’s on to his stilling the sea. It’s a great time to join us!
Thursday, June 6th: Choir meets in the sanctuary at 9:15 followed by Sit and Sew downstairs at 10:00 am.
Thursday, June 13th: Dewey Missionary Society meets downstairs at 10:00 am. Join us as we read letters from our missionaries and spend time in prayer. Laura will lead devotions.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Bulletin & Sermon, Sunday, May 26, 2019


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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, May 26, 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 #78 ……………….……………..............................…….…… O Bless the Lord, My Soul!
*Call to Worship ………………….……….……………………………….….………….… Psalm 38:9-12, 16-22
*Hymn of Praise #165….....…………..….Ye Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

Choral Anthem
*Hymn #521……….………………………............….................…… My Hope is Built on Nothing Less
*Hymn of the Month #73 ………..….…………….... Rejoice, All People, Homage Give
*Hymn #87……….…………………………...….........…… The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading.........................................................Jeremiah 5:18-31 (PB 1179-80)
New Testament Reading….....…….…………...................….Romans 15:14-33 (PB 1767-68)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….………………...…..………… Psalm 111:1-3 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………………….………………..…..Exodus 19:1-17
Sermon………………………………………………………………………………….………...…………………..Derek Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #481……………….,………………………….……..…… Turn Your Eyes Upon 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
Congratulatoins to Alcoholics Anonymous on the 2nd anniversary of weekly meetings in North Collins! It’s been our church’s pleasure to host this growing group downstairs these many months, and we hope for many more to come. Keep up the good work!

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 improtant gesture of unity with Christ and his body. A fellowship meal following the service in NOT planned at this time. Alice and Olive are on setup.

Dewey Missionary Society is providing an opportunity for joyful service! The Kennedys’ newly adopted Chinese son David has required some extensive dental work. This is the last week that we will be collecting a special offering to help with some of these unexpected expenses.  Please designate your offering “Kennedy Medical Fund”. Thank you.

Please remember to silence your devices.

Calendar
Monday, May 27th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, May 29th: Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at the church at 7:00 pm. We’re finishing up our study of Luke 8 with a look at Jesus’ parable of the lamp and some final words about family.  It’s a great time to join us.
Thursday, May 23rd: Choir meets in the sanctuary at 9:15
Thursday, May 30th & June 6th:  Sit and Sew at 10:00 am.
Sunday, June 2nd: Join us next week at the Doles’ for our 1st Sunday Night Out of the season! Gather around 4:30 pm or so. Bring a dish to pass. Check out other upcoming events on the summer calendar insert.