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01_14_2018 Bulletin

“But the Lord is in

“But the Lord is in His holy temple; let all the earth be silent before Him.” - Habakkuk 2:20 NIV Let the people begin silent meditation. Lections Theme: God Is Faithful 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20); Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 (UMH 854); 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51 Good Morning! We extend a warm welcome to each of you worshipping with us today! It is our hope that this experience of prayer, praise and preaching will enrich you and bring you into a meaningful relationship with God, His people and His church! LIGHTING OF ALTAR CANDLES Opening Song *Call to Worship Leader: The Lord our God calls us to discipleship. ACOLYTES Music Ministry (Please Stand) People: Our God is faithful; we will follow him wherever he leads us. Leader: People: We need never fear, for God will always be with us to guide and comfort us. We trust the God of our salvation. We come to worship Him and renew our commitment to Him. Hymn of Praise “We’ll Understand It Better By and By” Page 418 (AAHH) Opening Prayer (Please Be Seated) Prayer Response 7:30 am & 10:30 am—WORSHIP 9:30 am—SUNDAY SCHOOL “Hear Our Prayer” Hear our prayer, O Lord; Hear our prayer, O Lord; Incline Thine ear to us and grant us Thy peace. Amen. Pastor's Notes and Welcome of Visitors Passing of the Peace / Time of Sharing Hope Children’s Choir Thoughts for Children (10:30 am) (10:30 am) 1 *Please Stand/+Remain in Sanctuary

Song of Inspiration “Moving Forward” Heart of Worship *+Altar Call Scripture 2 Kings 6:8-17 Song of Preparation Music Ministry +Proclamation (Please Remain in Sanctuary) *+Invitation to Christian Discipleship (Please Stand & Remain in Sanctuary) James Cogman & Valerie Boyer “Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior” Page 435 (AAHH) The Offertory Invitation The Offertory Prayer We acknowledge, Lord, that we are often nonchalant in our worship. Our minds wander, our hymns are listless, our prayers are just words, we are corrupted by jealousies, and distracted by trivia. Forgive us, Lord, for our coldness and inattention, then direct our minds to your Word and warm our hearts by your Spirit. O Lord, receive these gifts with our gratitude and with our prayers. We give them with gratitude because we have received so much; we give them with our prayers because we know that only if your power accompanies them will they achieve their desired result. Divine love through me blesses and multiplies all that I have, all that I give, and all that I receive, in the name of Jesus. Amen +Tithe and General Offering (Please Remain in Sanctuary) +Song of Celebration Music Ministry *Doxology (Please Stand & Remain in Sanctuary) “All Things Come Of Thee” All things come of Thee, O Lord, and of Thine own have we given Thee. *Blessing of the Offering (Please Stand) *Recessional “Blessed Be the Name” *Benediction *Benediction Response “Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow, Praise Him All Creatures Here Below, Praise Him Above ye Heavenly Host, Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen” *Please Stand/+Remain in Sanctuary 2