Bulletin – Week of December 17, 2017

Bulletin – Week of December 17, 2017

Bulletin – Week of December 17, 2017

Order of Worship

You Alone Can Rescue

Greeting

Fourth Sunday of Advent Candle Lighting

Here I Am to Worship

Come, Now is the Time to Worship

O Come, Let Us Adore Him

Offering:  Outreach Fund

Song: Offering

Children’s Christmas Program

Message:  Pastor Scott Roberts

Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Good Christian Friends Rejoice

Joy to the World

Benediction

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thank you to each of you who supported Friendship by attending their Christmas program Monday night.  We were delighted to share the Stories of our Savior with you!

If you are interested in learning about what it means to be a member of Hope in Christ Church, please come today at 3:30 to meet with Pastor Scott in the foyer.  He will be happy to get to know you and answer any questions you might have about joining us.

On Thursday, Dec. 21, from 9am – 4pm, the children have an opportunity to create Christmas crafts while their parents have time to shop and wrap gifts.  Registration is free, but space is limited.

We look forward to worshiping with you at our normal time next Sunday, the 24th.  We hope that you enjoy a blessed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with your family and friends.

The deacons have gift requests on the tree in the church lobby from two families that have been screened by Love INC.  Please take a gift tag off the tree and bring the purchased gift to church prior to this Wednesday, Dec. 20th. Please wrap your gift and firmly attach the tag.

Curious where your generous donations were spent?  Interested in how church spending compared to our budget last year?  Pick up a copy of the year-end summary in the lobby.

 

HELPERS NEXT SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2017

Greeters: Jerry & Faye

Cookies: Ali, Tanya

Serving Assistants: Maggie, Zeke, Michal

Ushers: Bud, Ken

Prayer Room: Jay K

PRAYERS

Each week we pray for members of our church family. Su ggested prayers are for their spiritual growth, opportunities to see Christ in their everyday lives, and anything else that God puts on your mind for them. This week please pray for:

  • Roland & Esther
  • Cathy A
  • Elaine B
  • Philip B
  • Michael & Jenn and sons Nathan and Evan
From CRC’s World Renew Ministry: In recent months, over 500,000 Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar. Along with psychological trauma, they are experien cing a shortage of food and water. As World Renew offers assistance in this crisis, ask God to provide comfort, healing, and resources to all these refugees in Bangladesh.
MISSIONAL MARKER

The congregation of Hope in Christ Church has made the Spirit – fil led decision to move forward and become a healthy missional church.

This week’s Missional Marker is:  Compelling Christian Community (Acts 2:42 – 47)

  • We understand that our love for one another is a powerful testimony to the deity of Jesus.
  • We love each other as we are, not as we should be.
  • We share life together beyond the worship service.

SUNDAY SCHOOL MEMORY WORK DEC. 3 – JAN. 14

Wonder Class: Psalm 23:1 – 3, NIV

Marvel Class: Matthew 28:18 – 20, NIV

Dive Class: Isaiah 53:2 – 6, NIV

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