Bulletin – Week of June 16, 2019

Bulletin – Week of June 16, 2019


9:30 a.m. Worship

June 16, 2019

Welcome to Hope in Christ Church! We are so glad you have joined us today. After the service, we invite you to stay for refreshments and fellowship. There are various small groups that meet during the week as well. You are welcome to visit and find one that is right for you!

Order of Worship

Good, Good Father

Welcome & Greeting

All Creatures of Our God and King

Hallelujah to My King

Holy, Holy, Holy

The Creed

Offering    Outreach Fund

My Lord I Did Not Choose You


Scripture    1 Peter 1-2

Message    What is Trinity Sunday?

Living Hope


New Doxology


Joshua Currey’s message for next week is titled, “The Way of the Righteous and the Wicked.“ The main scripture passage will be Psalm 1.


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:

  • Pastor Scott & Jen Roberts: Ellie, Morgan, Bekah, Zeke, Caleb, Grace, Faith, Elisha
  • Debra R
  • Mona R
  • Don & Darlys R
  • David & Ida R

Pray for Christians in India: Christians in various villages of Chhattisgarh state, India are going hungry as members of tribal religions deprive them of work and refuse to sell food to them, sources said. In the southern tip of Chhattisgarh state, villagers who practice tribal religion of ancestor and nature worship attacked the homes of three Christian families in Bodiguda village, Sukma District on May 23, leaving 25 people homeless, including four infants. “Their homes are in ruins,” area pastor Philip Veeti told Morning Star News. “They dumped food grains sufficient to feed the Christians for the entire year in the drain. The families are hardly able to fill their stomachs with the limited provisions they have.” The villagers on that day warned the Christians to abandon their faith or face death, he said. When the three families refused, a mob of about 150 people tore down the tiled roofs of the three houses of the tribal Christians, throwing out their clothes and other belongings. HYDERABAD, India, June 10, 2019 (Morning Star News)

Pray for Synod 2019: Synod 2019 is meeting on the campus of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., through Thursday, June 20. All CRC churches across the continent are requested to remember the deliberations of synod in their intercessory prayers today, June 16. For more information and to sign on to pray, go to crcna.org/synod/prayer.


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.


Church Potluck: Everyone is invited for lunch on the 30th! Check the bulletin next week to find out what the menu will be, and what you might be asked to bring.

Show You Care – Donate New Underwear! Those coming to  Shower Connect are greatly in need of new underwear.  We are collecting for both men and women; all sizes are needed. Donation of leggings and sports bras for the women would also be appreciated. A basket is in the foyer for your donations.

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/

Family Camp at Warm Beach: Cascade Family Bible Camp is planning exciting outdoor and inspirational events for the entire family on July 4-8 at Warm Beach Camp. The camp is offering a 50-percent discount to first-time campers. For information and registration, visit www.cascadefamilybiblecamp.org.

Fan the Flame:  You are invited to a missions conference planned by First Mount Vernon CRC and Faith Community Fellowship (FCF), held at FCF (3 miles off I-5 East on College Way) on Friday, June 21, 6:30-8:45 PM. Call 360-708-0113 to reserve a spot at a table. Hear the journey of translator Marcia Bleeker. Learn how to hear God’s call. Learn about the work. Find out how to best support a missionary. Also InFocus Ministries Executive Director Jacqueline Hendrickson will the stories of many ministries that are under the InFocus umbrella. And we will hear from a missionary who can not be named for security reasons. No meal, no offering, but a really nice atmosphere for tea and coffee, cheese and nuts, and some fine fellowship.

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


  • Ushers/*Foyer:  Lou K, *Ken W
  • Prayer Room:  Del B
  • Cookies:  Jen R, Jolene S
  • Serving Assistants:  Amber, Faith, Amariah
  • Greeters:  Don & Elaine S

This Week at Hope in Christ Church


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

9:30 a.m.  Worship Service

MONDAY (Office Closed)

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

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

11:00 a.m.  Recker Cleaning Crew

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

6:30 a.m.  Men’s Support Group

12:00 p.m.  Bulletin Deadline

12:00-4:30 p.m.  Shower Connect Volunteers

7:00 p.m.  Praise Team Practice

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

SATURDAY (Office Closed)


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