GLORIFYING GOD BY KNOWING, LIVING AND PROCLAIMING OUR HOPE IN CHRIST

9:30 a.m. Worship     9:30 a.m. Sunday School

June 2, 2019

Welcome!

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. It may contain egg.

ORDER OF WORSHIP

Glorious Day

Greeting

Call to Worship    Matthew 28:18-20

Living Hope

May Your Kingdom Come

Jesus Saves

Offering    Kingdom Advancement Fund

I Love to Tell the Story

Reflection on Believe    Ken W

Installation of Officers

Prayer

Scripture    Colossians 4:2-6

Message    How to Proclaim Your Hope in Christ

Communion

Jesus

Send Us Out

BIBLE READING FOR THIS WEEK

The sermon next week is titled, “The Holy Spirit for Everyone.”

The main scripture passage will be Numbers 11:4-29.

PRAYERS

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:

  • Herm & Ali L
  • Jeanette & Chris M: Abigail, Kaitlyn, Anthony
  • Linda M
  • Steve & Gina N
  • Don N

Pray for Christians in Nigeria:  JOS, Nigeria, May 29, 2019 (Morning Star News) – Area Christian Peter Sarki informed Morning Star News by text message that local Muslims east of Jos, Plateau state, killed seven Christians on Sunday atfer unidentified Muslims killed Moses Victor, a member of the Evangelical Church Winning All (EWCA), in the Rikkos area of Jos on May 20. Sarki said more than 12 houses were burned, and that 12 additional Christians were wounded in the attacks. He said the violence took place in the areas in the Jos areas of Rikkos, Angwan Rukuba, Tina Junction, Cele Bridge, Dutse Uku, and Yan Trailer.

Christians make up 51.3 percent of Nigeria’s population, while Muslims living primarily in the north and middle belt account for 45 percent.

Nigeria ranked 12th on Open Doors’ 2019 World Watch List of countries where Christians suffer the most persecution.

MISSIONAL MARKER

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:  Life Transforming Walk With Jesus (John 3:3, 30; Phil. 1:6)

  • We teach our people how to be attentive to Christ in all circumstances.
  • Our people understand the radical nature of the message and mission of Jesus that continually deconstructs and reconstructs a person’s life.
  • Our people are equipped and growing in their ability to use a variety of spiritual growth resources, experiences, and settings.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Petition Available for Your Review: There is a petition in the foyer for Initiative 1004 concerning abortion services for minors. Please review it and sign if you are so led.

1st Annual Camp Out to End Homelessness: Join this fundraiser for a night of car-and-tent camping. June 28, 5pm-June 29, 10am. Support Family Promise, a program of the Interfaith Coalition, as we put the brakes on family homelessness in our community! Dinner, breakfast and activities for the whole family will be provided. For tickets, registration, FUNdraising guidelines, and additional information visit our Family Promise website: https://familypromisewhatcom.org/

Romans Recitation: Jeremiah Ramsey will be giving a memorized, dramatic recitation of the book of Romans at Spring Creek Bible Church on Kellogg Road tonight at 6 p.m. Take in the entirety of this critical New Testament book in one hearing, just as the original   recipients would have done. Be blessed this evening and bring your family and friends!

Congregational Meeting Following Worship Next Sunday: Vitality Team is leading a round- table discussion on June 9 as they look for ways we as a church can be our best in fulfilling our vision statement of Proclaiming our Hope in Christ. In preparation, please consider these questions:

  1. Is it hard for you personally to talk about Jesus and your faith? Why or Why not?  Also, think about whether you can easily share your faith with your Christian friends as well as those outside the church.
  1. If it is not hard for you – why isn’t it hard?  How did you overcome any hesitancy you felt? Did you have to deal with rejection?  How did that go?
  1. Where (what area) do you see the most need in our community that we as individuals and a church should be sharing our faith?
  1. What tools would help you overcome your reluctance to share about Jesus and your relationship with Him?

June Heartbeat:  Please pick up a copy of the June Heartbeat in the foyer, or find it online at hopeinchristchurch.org

SUNDAY SCHOOL MEMORY VERSES

        • Wonder: Psalm 46:1-2
        • Marvel: 1 Cor. 13:4-7
        • Dive: 1 Cor. 13:1-6

SERVANTS NEXT SUNDAY:  JUNE 9th

  • Ushers:  Elaine S, Len V
  • Prayer Room:  Terry V
  • Cookies:  Deloris P, Joanne S
  • Greeters:  Lou & Ev K
  • Serving Assistants:  Michal, Maggie, Kylie

THIS WEEK AT HOPE IN CHRIST CHURCH

TODAY

8:15 a.m.  Prayer upstairs, all are welcome

9:30 a.m.  Worship, Communion, Installation of Officers

11:00 a.m.  Sunday School

MONDAY (Office Closed)

TUESDAY (Office Hours: 8:30-3:00)

WEDNESDAY (Office Hours: 8:30-3:00)

11:00 a.m.  Recker Cleaning Crew

7:00 p.m.   Elders & Deacons Meetings

THURSDAY (Office Hours: 8:30-3:00)

6:30 a.m.  Men’s Support Group

1:00 p.m.  Bulletin Deadline

1:00-4:00 p.m.  Shower Connect

7:00 p.m.  Praise Team Practice

FRIDAY (Office Hours: 8:30-3:00)

SATURDAY (Office Closed)

 

 

 

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