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FAITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 PASTOR: CLINT EVANS

PRELUDE

GREETINGS

SHARING OF JOYS & CONCERNS

*Call to Worship 
On this morning, as every morning,
We are surrounded by God’s grace!
Come and listen to the words of life and love. 
We hear and proclaim our faith in the One who brings life! 
Let us worship the God of life and wisdom!
May His words guide our life onto the right paths! Amen

*W&S #3176 “Come, Now is the Time to Worship”

*OPENING PRAYER
Loving and caring God, we come this morning seeking wisdom and guidance for our lives. Open us to Your words of life and love and truth. May we proclaim with our tongues what we know in our hearts. In this time of worship, help us more fully understand what it means to truly be a disciple, a follower of the way of Jesus, a follower of the path of wisdom. May the words of our mouths and the meditation of our hearts be acceptable to You, our Rock and our Redeemer. Amen.

*SHARING GOD’S PEACE

INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS
-Ashley and Ridley 

CHILDREN’S MESSAGE
OFFERING OF GIFTS/*DOXOLOGY 
PROCLAMATION OF THE WORD

*PRAYER FOR UNDERSTANDING
O Lord our God, Your Word is a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path. Give us grace to receive Your truth in faith and love, that we may be obedient
to Your will and live always for Your glory. Amen.

FIRST READING Proverbs 1:20-33 pg. 663-664
SECOND READING James 3:1-12 pg. 1267-1268

*W&S #3184 “Word of God Speak”
GOSPEL READING Mark 8:27-38 pg. 1055

MESSAGE
RESPONSE TO THE WORD

COME TO THE LORD’S TABLE (SEE INSERT)
-INVITATION
-CONFESSION 
-PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
-THE LORD’S PRAYER
-THE LORD’S SUPPER

*UMH #577 “God of Grace and God of Glory”
*SENDING FORTH

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Please sign the attendance pads in the pews and sign our guest book if you are a visitor.
The Nursery is for children pre-school – 1st grade
There will be JAM on Wednesday, September 19th, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The sign-up sheets are
at the back. Please sign-up if you can help in any way.
This week’s Prayer List includes: Jolene Theisen, Carol Case and John Wellnitz.
Please check the chart for the “Blessed To Be A Blessing” project and take an “Apple” or
give a call to one of the names for September.
Thank you to everyone who so generously filled 22 school bags with school supplies. The
bags will be taken to annual conference in spring.
Congratulations to Tom and Anne Marti on the birth of their son, Peter William Marti. Peter was born Friday, September 14th. He weighed 6 lbs and was 19 inches long. Peter’s grandparents are Jim and Marcia Jo Marti and great-grandmother is Dorothy Neuman. We ask God’s Blessings be with the family during this special time. 

COMING EVENTS:
There will be a Finance Committee Meeting on Monday, September 17th at 7:00 p.m.
The S/PPRC will meet Monday, September 24th at 6:00 p.m.
The Administrative Council will meet Monday, September 24th at 7:00 p.m.
The Dinner On Us is Thursday, September 27th at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.