Bulletin – Week of July 1, 2018

Bulletin – Week of July 1, 2018

Hope in Christ Church

Glorifying God by Knowing, Living and Proclaiming our Hope in Christ

Today’s Sermon: The Blessing of Confession
Psalm 32
Pastor Scott Roberts

Order of Worship
How Can I Keep From Singing
Call to Worship
Psalm 51
Create In Me A Clean Heart
Undivided Heart
Lord, I Need You
Kingdom Advancement Fund
Speak O Lord
Psalm 32
The Blessing of Confession
Behold The Lamb
Jesus Paid It All
You Alone Can Rescue

The Lord’s Supper, which we celebrate today, is a way for the Christian
to remember the sacrifice of Christ. If you have not yet believed in Christ as Savior, we invite you to watch and learn. We are glad you are here! If you have questions about Jesus, please see Pastor Scott after the worship service. The bread we use is allergen free and contains no wheat, dairy, nuts or soy. However, it may contain egg.

This Week at Hope in Christ Church
8:15am Prayer upstairs, all are welcome
9:30am Worship Service
MONDAY (Office Closed)
TUESDAY (Office Hours: 8:30-3:00)
11:00am Recker Cleaning Crew
THURSDAY (Office Hours: 8:30-3:00)
6:30am Men’s Support Group
1:00pm Bulletin Deadline
7:00pm Praise Team Practice
FRIDAY (Office Hours: 8:30-3:00)
SATURDAY (Office Closed)

Please spend time reading through Psalms 79-91 in preparation for the next sermon on Sunday, July 8th.
Each week we pray for members of our church family. Suggested 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: 
Chris P., Aaron & Megan S. and their children
Lanny & Christine S., Ruth S., Vicki T
Pray for:
Members of our congregation who are battling illness, mental health, or loss of a loved one.
Pastor John and Jean VanHemert and the Seafarers ministry as they reach out to the sailors in the local ports.
A pastor in Uttar Pradesh state, India was filing affidavits stating that 16 people had become Christians of their own will this week when Hindu extremists came and accused him of forcible conversion – resulting in his incarceration. Pray for his release and for encouragement of him and his fellow Christians.
Pray for a pastor and his wife who were arrested in China for distributing Christian brochures and carrying anti-abortion banners.
80% of children entering the foster care system are there due to parental drug involvement. Please pray the supply lines of opioids to decrease. Pray for healing over the parents.
Continue to pray for an ending to abortion, an increased desire for adoption among the church, and affordable adoption.

Greeters: Lanny & Christine S.
Cookies: Melissa K., Marilyn K., Terry V.
Serving Assistants: Caleb, Kylie, Chantel
Ushers: Ken W., Bud B.
Foyer Monitor: Bud B.
Prayer Room: Jay K.

The congregation of Hope in Christ Church has made the Spirit-filled decision to move forward and become a healthy missional church. This week’s Missional Marker is:
Transforming communities through active compassion, mercy and justice ministries (Micah 6:8).
We are burdened for the hurting people in our community and beyond.
We have identifiable pathways for compassion, mercy and justice ministries to take place.
Our people are equipped and growing in their ability to see and address the hurts and the causes of hurt in our community and beyond.

Family Promise:  Our commitment to assist with Family Promise begins this week. If you wish to volunteer, please contact Ali or Lorraine.
Camping Trip: A group from Hope in Christ will be camping at Birch Bay State Park July 5-8, near site 156. If you would like to join them for a meal or evenings, contact Jenn B.
Christmas Cantata: Third CRC is recruiting singers for this year’s Christmas Cantata, scheduled to be performed on Dec. 9 (or Dec. 2). Please let the church office know by July 10 if you are interested in participating in the choir.
Night of Worship and Encounter: Encounter God and be transformed at the Mountaintop Experience on July 6 at 7 p.m. at the Light of the World Prayer Center, 714 E. Sunset Drive, Bellingham. Tre Sheppard, a pastor in Northern Ireland and award-winning music producer, is the guest speaker. The event is sponsored by the center and Youth With A Mission (YWAM) North Cascades in Lynden. For more information, e-mail jeremy@ywamnorthcascades.com.
Ministry House Clean-up: Terry V. is in need of help to clean the Ministry House on July 9/10. Contact Terry to discuss times/dates to help her.
Double Donation for Refugee Relief: Hundreds of thousands of people struggle to survive in the Rohingya refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. World Renew plans to provide relief in the form of community kitchens and cook stoves, and your help is needed. Please donate $7 or more via the CRC partner One Day’s Wages by July 3 to have your donation matched 1:1 for this critical emergency response. To give, visit onedayswages.com/worldrenew.
Donation of Furniture: Love INC has arranged with Habitat for Humanity to accept furniture on their behalf, which will be credited to their account and clients will then be able to obtain furniture without Love INC having to deliver. When donating furniture to Habitat for Humanity be sure to mention you are donating on behalf of Love, INC.
Volunteer for Project Homeless Connect: Join the volunteers participating in Project Homeless Connect on July 20. To find out more or to sign up go to www.unitedwaywhatcom.org/phc-get-involved.
Graffiti Clean-Up with Love, INC.: Registration for the City Service Events – Graffiti Clean-up Days is now posted on Love, INCs. website for you to register and volunteer. Read more about it and register at https://www.whatcomloveinc.org/2018/events/city-service-event-graffiti-clean-up.



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