Friday, April 12, 2019

Bulletin & Sermon, Sunday, April 14, 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, April 14, 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 #56 ……………….……………....…….…… When All Your Mercies, O My God
*Call to Worship ……..……….……….……………….….………….… Psalter Reading 118, pp 829f.
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #235 …………….………….….All Glory, Laud and Honor
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Choral Anthem
*Hymn #237……….…………………………………....….......................… Ride On, Ride On in Majesty!
*Hymn of the Month #278 ………..….……….... That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright
*Hymn #240……………………………………………………..……………………..The King of Glory Comes
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading............................................................Jeremiah 2:1-19 (PB 1170-71)
New Testament Reading….....…….…………......................….Romans 11:7-24 (PB 1761-62)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….…………..………… Matthew 12:40-42 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text………………………………………………………………………..…….………………..…..John 12:12-19
Sermon………………………………………………………………………………….………...…………………..Derek Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #198……………………………….… Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates
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 statement for March 2019 is posted for review in the office over the copy machine.
Don’t forget to silence your devices

HOLY WEEK 2019
·       Sun. April 14th– Palm Sunday
·       Thurs. April 18th – Maundy Thursday
Our traditional upper room-style vigil by candlelight begins at 6:30 pm.
·       Fri. April 19th – Good Friday
It’s our turn to host this year’s joint-service. Our friends from the Wesleyan Church will join us at 6:30 pm.
·       Sun. April 21st – Easter Sunday
There will be no Sunday School. Gather upstairs at 9:30 am for a brief time of prayer and praise. Come with a testimony! A light breakfast buffet will be served downstairs immediatley following. Family worship begins at 10:45 am.

Plan now to be a part of these special services!

Calendar
Monday, April 15th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Wednesday, April 17th: Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting is suspended for Holy Week. But join us on April 24th as we continue our study in Luke 7 and Jesus’ teaching around the meal table about forgiveness. It’s a great time to join us!
Thursday, April 18th: Choir meets downstairs at 9:15 am.
Sunday, April 28th: 3DYouth Group meets at the First Church of Evans. Gather at 6:00 pm for life lessons from John 7 followed by Kan Jam and refreshments.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Bulletin & Sermon, Sunday, April 7, 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, April 7, 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 #56 ……………….……………....…….…… When All Your Mercies, O My God
*Call to Worship ………………….……….……………….….………….… Psalter Reading 32, pp795f.
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #580 …………….……………….….Lead On, O King Eternal
*Invocation
Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs

Choral Anthem
*Hymn #242……….…………………………………....…..........................…… Not All the Blood of Beasts
*Hymn of the Month #278 ………..….……….... That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright
Scripture Lessons
Old Testament Reading............................................................Jeremiah 1:1-19 (PB 1168-69)
New Testament Reading….....…….…………......................….Romans 10:16-11:6 (PB 1761)
Memory Verse ……………………….…….………….…………..………… Matthew 12:40-42 (see insert)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text…………………………………………………………………………….………………..…..Exodus 18:1-27
Sermon………………………………………………………………………………….………...…………………..Derek Yoder
*Hymn of Faith #688………………………………………………...…… Have Thine Own Way Lord
Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
Offertory
 On Communion Sundays, our second offering helps support
 the benevolent ministries of the Diaconate
 *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 #420………………………………………………...…… At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing
*Benediction
Postlude                                                             *Congregation invited to stand


Announcements
We hope you can join us for a fellowship meal following this morning’s service.

3D Youth meets TONIGHT at the First Church of Evans. Gather at 6:00 pm for life lessons from John 6 followed by games and refreshments.

HOLY WEEK 2019
·       Sun. April 14th  -- Palm Sunday
·       Thurs. April 18th – Maundy Thursday
Our traditional upper room-style vigil by candlelight begins at 6:30 pm.
·       Fri. April 19th – Good Friday
It’s our turn to host this year’s joint-service. Our friends from the Wesleyan Church will join us at 6:30 pm.
·       Sun. April 21st – Easter Sunday
There will be no Sunday School. Gather upstairs at 9:30 am for a brief time of prayer and praise. Come with a testimony! A light breakfast buffet will be served downstairs immediatley following. Family worship begins at 10:45 am.

Plan now to be a part of these special services!

Calendar
Monday, April 8th: AA meets downstairs from 8:00-9:15 pm.
Tuesday, April 9th: Full Board meets at 7:00 pm, preceded by Elders’ Meeting at 6:00. Elders, come prepared to discuss Pages 3-5 (“John Calvin to the Reader”) and 35-43 (Chaps 1-2 in “The Knowledge of God the Creator”) in the Institutes.
Wednesday, April 10th: Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7:00 pm. We’re continuing our study in Luke 7, looking at Jesus’ tribute to John the Baptist. Then it’s on to Jesus’ rebuke of the Pharisees around the meal table. It’s a great time to join us.
Thursday, April 11th: Choir meets downstairs at 9:15 am.
Sunday, April 28th: 3DYouth Group meets at the First Church of Evans. Gather at 6:00 pm