Monday, August 30, 2010

First Congregational Church of North Collins August 29, 2010 Bulletin

Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
10385 Main Street, North Collins, New York 14111
337-9811 Church Office / 337-4303 Parsonage
Pastor / Teacher Derek S. Yoder
Summer Family Worship Service 9:30 am

Welcome and Announcements

*Call to Worship ……… Psalm 47:1-9

*Hymn of Adoration & Praise #23 ……… Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation

Worship Through Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs
Choral Anthem
*Chorus #177 ………… Come and Sing Praises
*Chorus #229………… O The Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

Scripture Lessons
Old Testament (Prophet) ……… 1 Kings 9:1-9 (Pew Bible pg. 538-39)
New Testament (Apostle) ……… 2 Timothy 4:1-8 (Pew Bible pg. 1855-56)

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

Sermon Text ……… John 18:28-40
Sermon ………… Derek Yoder
What are the “Rules of Engagement” for Jesus’ followers?—Do what you must, make peace where you can, always overcome evil with good.

(Click above to download an MP3 copy of the sermon.)

*Hymn of Faith #596 ……… O Word of God Incarnate

Prayer Requests and Testimonies
Pastoral Prayer
Tithes and Offerings

*Congregation invited to stand

Trustee: Tony Marano Nursery: Alice Yoder

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.

Dewey Missionary Society invites our whole church family to be involved in giving financially to the CCCC Missions Project: “Educational Materials for Micronesia so that the Christian High School in Mizpah can have more adequate resources. If you would like to donate, please see Alice or Harriett.

Tri-County Pregnancy Center plays an important role in our community. It challenges area residents with the sanctity of life as well as serves pregnant women and their babies in a variety of ways – through volunteer hotline services, peer counseling, provision of maternity and baby supplies, and referrals. If you would like to help out in these difficult times, contact Tri-County Crisis Pregnancy Center at 17 S. Water Street, Gowanda, NY 14070. Ph: 716-532-9738.

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.

Wednesday, September 1st

Choir practice at the church at 6:00 pm

Join us in the adult Sunday school classroom for Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7:00 p.m. We’re moving into 1 Corinthians 15 and Paul’s teaching on the resurrection. It’s a great time to join us!

Sunday, September 12th
Welcome Back Sunday! Assemble upstairs at 9:30 a.m. to begin a new Sunday school year together. Children dismiss to their classes. Adults remain for our fall Concert of Prayer. Family worship at 10:45.

Thursday, September 16th
Please join us for our monthly Dewey Missionary Society meeting. Bruce Brown will be reporting on Micronesia. We meet the 3rd Thursday of every month.

Saturday, September 18th
Everyone is invited to attend the ISI Welcome Picnic for international students in our area in the Russell Joy Park in Fredonia at 12:00 noon. It is usually a potluck gathering, and David Larson plans to join us with a delegation of students from the Ithaca area. A van will be leaving from our church for people who don’t want to drive over by themselves. See Alice or Harriett for details.

Sunday, September 19th
Sunday Night Out at the Doles’ pond on Shirley Road!

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