Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Sunday, February 21, 2010

First Congregational Church February 21, 2010 Bulletin

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
Pastor / Teacher Derek S. Yoder
http://fccnc.blogspot.com
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2010
Sunday School 9:30 am ▪ Family Worship Service 10:45 am


Prelude
Welcome and Announcements
Choral Introit ……………………………………………………………………………… In This Quiet Moment

*Call to Worship …………………………………………………………………………………………… Psalm 12:1-8

*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #7 ………………… Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
*Invocation

Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Choral Anthem
*Chorus #75…………………………………………………………………………………… To God Be The Glory
*Chorus #60 ………………………………………………………………………………… Protector Of My Soul

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament (Prophet) ………………………… 2 Samuel 22:17-30 (Pew Bible pg. 510)
New Testament (Apostle)…………… 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 (Pew Bible pg. 1840-41)

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text……………………………………………………………………………………………… John 13:31-14:6
Sermon……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Derek Yoder
THREE FACES OF LOVE
Jesus calls his disciples to something bigger than a unity rising from our shared affections or circumstances. He calls us to consecrate ourselves to him and to one another – the way he did for us.


*Hymn of Faith #619…………………………………………………………………… Stand Up For Jesus

Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
During the month of February, we will collect a second offering, designated for our “Have a Heart for Haiti” project. The Dewey Missionary Society will oversee the disbursement of these charitable gifts.Offertory
*Doxology

*Benediction
*Congregation invited to stand

ANNOUNCEMENTS

HAVE A HEART FOR HAITI: The Dewey Missionary Society is dedicating the month of February to charitable giving for Haiti. Each Sunday in February, we will take a second offering for relief work in this devastated country. The first offering (Feb 7th) was designated for Roy and Ruth Shelpman’s personal use. The following Sunday’s offerings (14th, 21st, and 28th) are for their rebuilding efforts.

CALENDAR

Tuesday, February 23rd

Ladies Bible Study at Evie Mann’s home in Eden. If you’re looking for more study, encouragement, and prayer in your life, you may want to consider joining this study of the gospel of Mark. They meet at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, February 24th
Choir practice at the church at 6:00 pm.

Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7:00 pm. Join us as we continue on in our study of 1 Corinthians. It’s a great time to join us!

Sunday, February 28th
Our “Coffee with Calvin” reading group meets after service for the first of two discussions about David Wells’ “Courage to be Protestant”. Lunch will be provided. Be prepared to discuss Sections 1-5 (through page 174).

Trustee: Fred Botko Nursery: Alice Yoder

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Sunday, February 7, 2010

First Congregational Church February 7, 2010 Bulletin

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
Pastor / Teacher Derek S. Yoder
http://fccnc.blogspot.com
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2010
Sunday School 9:30 am ▪ Family Worship Service 10:45 am


Prelude
Welcome and Announcements
Choral Introit ………………………………………………………… Come Let Us Reason

*Call to Worship …………………………………………………………………… Psalm 9:1-20
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #26 …………………… Come Thou Fount
*Invocation

Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Choral Anthem
*Chorus #253……………………………… When I Survey the Wondrous Cross
*Chorus #44………………………………………………………………… I’m Forever Grateful

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament (Prophet) …………………… 2 Samuel 21:15-22
New Testament (Apostle)………………… 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12

Fellowship of Welcome

Sermon Text…………………………… John 13:31-14:6
Sermon……………………………………………………………… Derek Yoder
THE FAREWELL DISCOURSE (II)
God has always called his people to high standards of love and transformed living. But now, at the turning of the ages, the life of faith has a new motive and a new model – Jesus’ saving death on the cross.


*Hymn of Faith #480………………………………………………………………………… Footsteps of Jesus

Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
During the month of February, we will collect a second offering, designated for our “Have a Heart for Haiti” project. The Dewey Missionary Society will oversee the disbursement of these charitable gifts.Offertory
*Doxology
Celebration of the Lord’s Supper
*Hymn of Thanksgiving #328 ……………………………………… Blest Be the Tie That Binds
*Benediction

ANNOUNCEMENTS
HAVE A HEART FOR HAITI: The Dewey Missionary Society is dedicating the month of February to charitable giving for Haiti. Each Sunday in February, we will take a second offering for relief work in this devastated country. We would like to designate the first offering (Feb 7th) for Roy and Ruth Shelpman’s personal use and the following Sunday’s offerings (14th, 21st, and 28th) for their rebuilding efforts.

CALENDAR

Tuesday, February 9th

Ladies Bible Study at Evie Mann’s home in Eden. If you’re looking for more study, encouragement, and prayer in your life, you may want to consider joining this study of the gospel of Mark. They meet at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, February 10th
Choir practice at the church at 6:00 pm.

Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7:00 pm. Join us as we continue on in our study of 1 Corinthians. It’s a great time to join us!

Saturday, February 20th
Church Annual Meeting at 10:00 am.

Sunday, February 28th
Our “Coffee with Calvin” reading group meets after service for the first of two discussions about David Wells’ “Courage to be Protestant”. Lunch will be provided. Be prepared to discuss Sections 1-4 (through page 174).


A CALL IS ISSUED TO THE MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF NORTH COLLINS TO ATTEND OUR ANNUAL MEETING SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2010 AT 10:00 AM. OFFICERS WILL BE ELECTED, ANNUAL REPORTS GIVEN, AND THE NEW BUDGET ADOPTED. ANY OTHER BUSINESS BY THE PEOPLE WILL ALSO BE TRANSACTED. TRUSTEE TERMS EXPIRING ARE LYNDA FRANCIS AND TONY MARANO.

*Congregation invited to stand

Trustee: Lynda Francis Nursery: Debbie Phillips

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

First Congregational Church January 31, 2010 Bulletin

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
Pastor / Teacher Derek S. Yoder
http://fccnc.blogspot.com

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
Sunday School 9:30 am ▪ Family Worship Service 10:45 am


Prelude
Welcome and Announcements
Choral Introit ………………………………………………………………………………………… Come and See

*Call to Worship ……………………………………………………………………………………………… Psalm 8:1-9
*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #601 …………………………… How Firm A Foundation
*Invocation

Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Choral Anthem
*Chorus #100 ……………………………………………………………… Create In Me A Clean Heart
*Chorus #107 ……………………………………………………………………………………… Fairest Lord Jesus

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament (Prophet) ……………………… 2 Samuel 21:1-14 (Pew Bible pg. 507-508)
New Testament (Apostle) ……………………1 Thessalonians 3:1-6 (Pew Bible pg. 1839)

Fellowship of Welcome – 4 yr olds – 3rd grade dismissed to Jr. Church

Sermon Text……………………………………………………………………………………………… John 13:31-14:6
Sermon……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Derek Yoder
THE FAREWELL DISCOURSE
Unlike other “Last Lectures”, Jesus reminds the disciples that he has gone ahead of them, he has won the victory on the cross, and he has made a way for them to follow … more to the point, he is the way.

*Hymn of Faith #583………………………………………………………………………… Lead, Kindly Light

Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings
Offertory
*Doxology (see insert)

*Benediction
Postlude *Congregation invited to stand

Trustee: Lori Clapper Nursery: Pam Johengen & Katie Yoder

ANNOUNCEMENTS

HAVE A HEART FOR HAITI
: The Dewey Missionary Society is dedicating the month of February to charitable giving for Haiti. Each Sunday in February, we will take a second offering for relief work in this devastated country. We would like to designate the first offering (Feb 7th) for Roy and Ruth Shelpman’s personal use and the following Sunday’s offerings (14th, 21st, and 28th) for their rebuilding efforts.


All committee heads and chairs: Don’t forget that Audrey needs your annual report today to make it in the packets for the Annual Meeting.


CALENDAR

Tuesday, February 2nd

Ladies Bible Study at Evie Mann’s home in Eden. If you’re looking for more study, encouragement, and prayer in your life, you may want to consider joining this study of the gospel of Mark. They meet at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, February 3rd
Choir practice at the church at 6:00 pm.

Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7:00 pm. Join us as we continue on in our study of 1 Corinthians. Join us for a fresh, new season of study. It’s a great time to join us!

Saturday, February 6th
Men’s Breakfast at 8:30 am here at church … mark your calendar!

Saturday, February 20th
Church Annual Meeting at 10:00 am.

Monday, February 1, 2010