REHOBOTH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH February 1, 2015 Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany Liturgical Color, Green Doug Benton, Pastor Congregation, Ministers THE GREETING AND ANNOUNCEMENTS *THE PRELUDE WE BEGIN OUR WORSHIP OPENING PRAYER *OPENING HYMN “Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah” *WHAT WE BELIEVE The World Methodist Social Affirmation WIGGLE TIME FOR CHILDREN *HYMN TO PREPARE OUR HEARTS “Jesus, United by Thy Grace” MORNING PRAYER REQUESTS PASTORAL PRAYER/LORD’S PRAYER THE CHOIR RESPONDS THE WORD IN SONG (anthem) “Praise the Lord” *SCRIPTURE READING I Corinthians 8:1-13 THE MESSAGE “Gray Areas” OUR GIFTS TO GOD (offering) *DOXOLOGY *CLOSING HYMN “Blest Be the Tie That Binds” *WE LEAVE TO SERVE We promise to uphold Rehoboth United Methodist Church with our witness, our prayers, our presence, our gifts, and our service. OUR PRAYERS: Prayer Concerns: Dave Petty No. 127 No. 886 Diane Horn No. 561 Mozart N.T. 160 No. 94 No. 557 *Please stand. Skipper Merrill Ken Waldron Margaret Truett Moto Howe Vicky Baxter Nona Jacobs Michael Prince Susan Neeley Linda Bowen Bowen Stewart Kelly Benjamin Bobby Moore Roseanne Dickerson J. L. Johnson Virgie McLemore Maria Kistler Dial Hook Paula Cobb Keith Horn Mitchell Crawford Ethel Tennant Lynn Turbeville Sybil Jackson Jenifer Maynard Larry Clark Agnes Smith Susan Fittipaldi Doris Fulmer Wayne & Ruby Bowen Pat & Ione Lee Tina Thompson Tom & Addie Mae Jones Barbara Herndon Sam & Ida Rhyner Don & Doris Martin Ginger Boyce Ann Kinney Leo & Peggy Dryer Josephine Wyman Charmaine Hutchins Bubba Windham Pat Hollingsworth Corine Mitchum Sylvia Cope Victoria Crawford Lisa Ridgeway Ned Lyle Mary Alice Wood Joe Britt The Family of Stella Priest The RUMC prayer list is generated through requests made to the church office. Additional requests to add or delete from our list should also be made through the church office (803-788-2220). OUR PRESENCE: OUR GIFTS: GUESTS Your children ages 4-12 are invited to join us for Children’s Church each Sunday immediately after Wiggle Time for Children during our worship services. After Wiggle Time, our children’s ministers escort the children to the Education Building for age appropriate, Christian education and fun activities. Your children are always welcome to stay for our regular services; but if you wish them to attend Children’s Church, they may leave with the other children during this time. Children may be picked up in the Education Building after the services. Rehoboth UMC maintains current Safe Sanctuaries policies that can be obtained through the church office. January 25 Needed weekly to meet budget Received the week of 01/25/15 Total needed to date Total received to date Sunday School Worship Service 31 111 $ 4,763 $ 7,222 $ 19,052 $ 17,610 THANK YOU TO: the J.O.Y. class for a terrific 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off and everyone who enjoyed the great chili and the delicious desserts. CALENDAR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship Children’s Church 12:15 p.m. Children’s Choir Souper Bowl of Caring MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2 6:00 p.m. Handbells 6:30 p.m. UMM 6:30 p.m. UMW TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3 6:45 a.m. Prayer Breakfast 10:30 a.m. Sutton/Brown Prayer Group WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 6:00 p.m. Trustees 6:30 p.m. Choir Rehoboth United Methodist Church is a diverse fellowship of believers, empowered by the Holy Spirit, demonstrating the love of God to all through Jesus Christ. WELCOME GUESTS: We are delighted to have you with us in worship today. We hope your visit with us will be spiritually enriching. Please fill out the Welcome Visitor card found on the front of our Guest Information Packet. (Please place the card in the collection plate.) If you did not receive a Guest Information Packet, any greeter or usher can provide you one or they may be found in the church narthex or the hallway of the Education Building. A nursery is provided for children 3 and under. Children must be signed in and out from the nursery after morning worship. The restrooms are in the Education Building and our ushers can direct you. Please refrain from flash photography during our worship service. KYLE BALLARD (Joe & Jenn Pratt’s nephew) has joined the Navy. If you would like to send him a card, his address is as follows: SR Ballard, Kyle W. Ship 11 Div. 105 3505 Sailor Dr. Great Lakes, IL 60088-3505 A MEMORIAL SERVICE for John Kinney will be held at Rehoboth on Saturday, February 7, at noon. MEMORIALS Memorials have been given in memory of Stella Priest by: Randi L. Boggs Evelyn Boudolf Eloise Brock Gabby Windham For the beauty of the service, the altar flowers are dedicated to the glory of God and are in honor of Don Fulmer for his birthday. Given with love by Belinda Fulmer. THIS WEEK’S BIRTHDAYS: 03 Angela Webster 05 Robin Canino Music Director/Organist: Toni Hollingsworth Greeter: Belinda Fulmer Trustee Lock-up: Lee Jones Lay Reader: 02/01 Diane Horn; 02/08 Ed Burch Children’s Church: 02/01 L.W. Smith & Courtney Johnson; 02/08 Mark Windham & Lee Jones Ushers: Ed Burch, Paul Elliott, Brian O’Donnell, Dan O’Donnell Counters: 02/01 Jane Massey & Judi Rose; 02/08 Rick Boyce & Judi Rose www.rumcsc.com 07 Ashley Turner Today, the children and youth of Rehoboth will be standing at the doors as you leave morning worship to collect your donations for this annual event. The monies collected will be donated to the RUMC Food Pantry.
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