8:30 a.m. - First United Methodist Church Trussville

NEIGHBORHOOD HAPPENINGS
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2015
8:30 AM Traditional Worship
Sanctuary
9:45 AM Sunday School
11:00 AM Traditional Worship
Sanctuary
11:00 AM Modern Worship/Grace Vision
Christian Life Center
3:00 PM Nominations Committee
Conference Room
4:00 PM Usher Training
Sanctuary
4:00 PM REFUGE (Youth)
Christian Life Center
7:00 PM AA Closed Meeting
Annex
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015
9:00 AM Prayer Group
Women’s Study Room
10:00 AM Worship Planning Meeting
UMM Room
3:30 PM Girl Scouts
Annex
5:30 PM Ceramics
Ceramics Room
6:00 PM Transition Ministry Team
Women’s Study Room
6:00 PM TEAM Board Meeting
Conference Room
6:00 PM Stephens Ministry Meeting
UMM Room
6:00 PM Ruth Circle
UMW Room
7:00 PM Boy Scouts / Cub Scouts / Webelos
Annex
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
9:00 AM BSF Int’l Leaders
Sunday School Rooms
9:15 AM Young Women’s Bible Study
Women’s Study Room
10:00 AM Dorcas Day Circle Meeting
Fellowship Hall
10:00 AM Staff Meeting
Conference Room
12:00 PM AA Closed Meeting
Annex
1:00 PM Ladies Emmaus Reunion
Conference Room
6:00 PM “The Best Yes” Bible Study
Women's Study Room
6:15 PM Ladies Emmaus Meeting
UMW Room
6:15 PM Men’s Emmaus Meeting
UMM Room
6:30 PM Cub Scouts
Annex
6:30 PM Trustee Meeting
Conference Room
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
5:30 AM UMM Bible Study
Open Door Room
7:00 AM Women’s Emmaus Reunion
Bojangles
9:00 AM BSF Int’l
Sanctuary/All Sunday School Rooms/Transept/Welcome Ctr
1:00 PM Home School Handchimes
Handbell Room
4:45 PM Children’s Handchimes
Handbell Room
5:30 PM Soul Café
Christian Life Center
6:00 PM Leadership Development Class
Training Room
6:15 PM Chancel Chimes/Introduction to Handbells
Handbell Room
6:15 PM Explore (1-5th Grades)
2nd Floor Y/C Building
6:15 PM Cherub Singers and Ringers
2nd Floor Y/C Building
6:15 PM Chancel Choir
Choir Room
6:15 PM “The Ten Greatest Chapters in the Bible” Study
Pioneer SS Classroom
7:00 PM AA/AL-Anon Closed Meeting
Annex
7:15 PM Jubilant Ringers
Handbell Room
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2015
6:30 AM Men’s Emmaus Reunion
Conference Room
7:00 AM Disciples Reunion Group
UMM Room
8:00 AM Ladies Emmaus Reunion
Conference Room
6:00 PM Friendship Sunday School Class Party
Fellowship Hall
3:30 PM Girl Scout Troup 872
Annex
5:30 PM Alabama Grief Support Services
Conference Room
6:30 PM Men’s Emmaus Meeting
Pastor’s Home
6:30 PM Group Bible Study
Training Room
6:30 PM GV Worship Practice
Christian Life Center
Friday, FEBRUARY 6, 2015
12:00 PM AA Closed Meeting
Annex
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2015
8:30 AM Ladies’ Emmaus
Conference Room
9:00 AM Worship Committee
Fellowship Hall
4:30 PM Confirmation Class Trip
7:00 PM AA/AL-Anon Open Meetings
Annex
First United Methodist Church
How to Join First United Methodist Church
120 North Chalkville Road
Trussville, Alabama
By Profession of Faith and Baptism.
By Transfer from Another Christian Denomination.
By Transfer from Another United Methodist Church.
(205) 655-3259
February 1, 2015
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Fourth Sunday After the Epiphany
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United Methodist Church
Current Church Membership: ________________________________________________
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OPENING CHIMES
The Chimes are played to remind us of the presence of God
among His gathered people.
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www.fumctrussville.com
8:30 am
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Please register your attendance in the Attendance Pad located at the end of each pew and
pass it to your neighbor.
PRELUDE
“Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee”
Children: ____________________________________________________
□ Baptized
Children: ____________________________________________________
□ Baptized
LIGHTING OF THE CANDLES
Children: ____________________________________________________
□ Baptized
CALL TO WORSHIP
Street Address: _________________________________________________________
City, St, Zip:________________________________________ Phone: ______________
Pastors
Mark Lacey, Pastor
Reid Crotty, Associate Minister
Ministry Staff
Beth Burden, Children’s Ministry Director
Andrew Harbison, Director of Modern Worship
Dan Marlow, Music Director
Matt McCarrick, Director of Youth Ministries
Charlotte Ray, Kids First Director
Russell Williams, Accompanist
Trey West, Assistant Director of Youth Ministries
Administrative Staff
Mollie Lyle, Director of
Finance and Administration
Candy Strickland,
Church Secretary
Brett Fulton, Doorkeeper
Harry Lee, Custodial
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
If you have an emergency situation on the weekends and you need a pastor,
you may call Mark Lacey at 503-2264 or Reid Crotty at 305-1591. If you know
of a parishioner who is in the hospital, has had a death in the family, or other
pastoral crisis, we need to hear from you. Please don’t assume that someone
has already called us.
Acolytes
“O Come, Let Us Sing Unto The Lord”
*HYMN
Chancel Choir
“O Spirit of the Living God”
539 (UMH)
PSALM 36:5-10
771 (UMH)
“Change My Heart, O God”
2152 (TFWS)
*PSALTER READING
*PASSING OF THE PEACE
The worshipers at First United Methodist Church are its ministers.
The staff who support them are:
Jubilant Ringers
Arr. by Janet van Valey and Susay Berry
Change my heart, O God, make it ever true.
Change my heart, O God, may I be like you.
You are the Potter, I am the clay,
Mold me and make me, this is what I pray.
Change my heart, O God, make it ever true.
Change my heart, O God, may I be like you.
TRANSITION MINISTRY REPORT
OFFERTORY
Laurie Echols
“Abba, Father”
Jubilant Ringers
By Jason W. Krug
*DOXOLOGY
94 (UMH)
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; praise Him, all creatures here below:
Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise God, the source of all our gifts! Praise Jesus Christ, whose
power up-lifts! Praise the Spirit, Holy Spirit! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
CHILDREN’S MOMENT
Rev. Mark Lacey
Children 3yrs-5K are dismissed for Children’s Church
in the Y/C Building Room C177.
PASTORAL PRAYER
ANTHEM
“At Your Table, Lord”
*SCRIPTURE READING
SERMON
Chancel Choir
Mark 1: 21-28 (NT Page 35)
“Because I Said So”
Rev. Mark Lacey
THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY COMMUNION
12 (UMH)
SUNG RESPONSES
The Minister continues…
and join their unending hymn:
PRAYING FOR
Kevin Simpson, Mary Shelton, Bess Stephens, Ann Henderson, Sharon Klug,
Carol McWilliams, Fred Long, Frances Bain, Jean Hackney, Allred Family and
Baby Rich, Gaye Reeves, Kim Cooper, Bonnie Lee and family, Raymond
McCutchen, Jill Rutledge and family, Alfred Walker, Mary Shaffield, Clarrine
King, Jan Curtis and family, Bernie & Doris Murphree, Jay Bice, Yvonne Krenhel, Jane Hagood, Greg McMullin, Kitty Steele, Dr. Bobby Howard, Oren
Horst, Emily Hudson, Charlotte Balentine, Janie Hendrix, Maria Cauble,
Peggy Waite, Brandi Murphy, Eric Hardy, Daniel Bauber, Linda and David
Price, Sue Popwell, William “Dub” Dole, Andrew Barksdale, Avery Snuggs,
Aubrey Steen and family, Ted Gilmer, Jr., and our Men and Women in the Military. Please Note: If you would like to add someone to this list, please call
the church office (655-3259).
The TFUMC Methodist Men will meet next Sun., Feb. 8. The Open Door Class will
have breakfast ready at 7:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Our guest speaker will be
Rev. Reid Crotty, currently serving here as Interim Associate Pastor and formerly the
Senior Pastor at Bluff Park UMC for 22 years. Please join us.
Marie Gospodarek will teach a CPR/Safety Class on Sun., Feb. 8th at 4 pm in the Sanctuary. If you usher, this would be great information for you. If you are just interested in
learning about safety, you are welcome to be a part of this class.
The Worship Committee will oversee the replacement of any damaged hymnals. If
you would like to make a donation in memory of or in honor of someone, please fill out
the enclosed form and place it in the offering plate or turn it in to the church office.
OUR STEWARDSHIP OF PRESENCE AND GIFTS:
January 25, 2015 Attendance - 413
January 25, 2015 Sunday School Attendance - 347
The Minister continues…
as we proclaim the mystery of faith:
Transition Ministry Team Update. Our team has met three times in January and we
have three items we want you to know.
1—We have received and tallied our first group of questionnaire responses.
2—We have converted the questionnaire to an electronic format in order to reach more
folks in our community.
3—We have launched this e-questionnaire and are ready to receive responses. The link
is available on Facebook, on the church website, is being emailed to our Kids First families, and will be available on “What’s Happening in Trussville” website. We will be
reporting our progress on the Transition Ministry to you in various ways monthly. If
you have any questions please ask a Transition ministry team member.
Our Ministry team members and their contact information follows: Wade Roskam,
[email protected]; Bud Walden, [email protected]; Hal Riddle,
[email protected]; Laurie Echols, [email protected]; Chesley Payne,
[email protected]; Sharon Dunson, [email protected]; Garey Morrison,
[email protected]; Sybil Barber, [email protected]; and
Mark Lacey, [email protected]
New Members for 2015 - 2
Baptisms - 1
Christ has died, Christ is risen, Christ will come again!
Capital Fund 3.3.3. Expenses to Date - $536,740.68
Capital Fund 3.3.3. Offerings Received - $436,852.80
The Minister continues…..now and forever.
Amen, amen, amen
General Fund Expenses Year to Date - $37,834.17
General Fund Offerings Received - $76,079.05
LORD’S PRAYER
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy
will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And
forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us
not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the
power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
DISTRIBUTION OF ELEMENTS
PRAYER AFTER RECEIVING THE SACRAMENT
Eternal God, we give You thanks for this holy mystery in which You have given
Yourself to us. Grant that we may go into the world in the strength of Your Spirit,
to give ourselves for others, in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
*HYMN
“Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”
400 (UMH)
*BENEDICTION
“God Be with You till We Meet Again”
Chancel Choir
SERVING FEBRUARY 1, 2015
GUEST MUSIC DIRECTOR - Joe Faughender
HANDBELL DIRECTOR - Kelley Clegg Neal
PIANO - Russell Williams
ORGAN - Jim McKinney
ACOLYTES - Jacob Alfano and Jacob Sanders
USHERS - Louise Jensen, Bill Noland, Linda Noland, Tim Tarte
CHILDREN’S MOMENT - Mark Lacey
CHILDREN’S CHURCH - Nicole Sanders
Acolyte Celebration - Sun., Feb. 8th at 1:30 pm at Fox’s Pizza. RSVP by Feb. 5th to
[email protected]
New Beginnings Sunday School Class is preparing a Spaghetti Lunch on February
22. Spaghetti will be served after Sunday School and the 11:00 am service. Take-outs
will be available. Donations will be accepted.
THE SANCTUARY FLOWERS
Are given to the Honor and Glory of God
and in memory of Anna Hayes
By her family
POSTLUDE
UMH - United Methodist Hymnal
TFWS - The Faith We Sing
Monday Morning Prayer Group meeting time has changed to 9:00 am. Please join
us in the Women’s Study Room.
Thank you for your donations left during Communion. These funds go to the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund to help the needy.
Holy, holy, holy Lord, God of power and might.
Heaven and earth are full of Your glory,
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.
*Stand as you are able.
Headsets are available at the soundboard for the hearing impaired.
Usher Training - Changed to Feb. 8th at 3:00 pm in the Sanctuary. For more information please contact Marsha Estes or Kelly Holland.
New Unity Sunday School class meets in the Training Room at 9:45 am on Sundays.
GRACE VISION, CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP
11:00 A.M.
Christian Life Center
Matt McCarrick
SOUL CAFÉ
FEB 4. , 2015 - 5:30 PM (TAKE-OUTS AVAILABLE AT 4:45 PM) PLEASE CALL AHEAD
ONLY $6.00 PER PERSON
PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS BY TUESDAY AT NOON.
NAME:_____________________________________
ADULTS: __________ CHILDREN: _____________
MENU
Salad Bar, Fireside Chicken, (Potatoes, Carrots, Onions) French Bread, Dessert, Tea/Water
Children’s Menu: Hot Dog and Chips
Panama Mission Trip June 6-13 2015 - Deposit of $150 to hold spot on this trip is due
ASAP. Contact Marianne Elliott 205-361-2040 or email [email protected]
for more info.
Girls ages three through 5th grade are invited to our first annual Princess Ball on Sat.,
Feb. 21st at 5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Email [email protected] Please
RSVP by February 16.
Love Your Neighbor Food Drive for T.E.A.M. Kickoff Sat., Feb. 14th, 9-12 noon at
FUMC front parking lot. Drive through and drop off your grocery bag. Grocery bags
available Sun., Feb. 8 in all worship services. Special Guests include: Ken Lass - Alabama 13 News; Meaghan Thomas - Meteorologist ABC 33/40; Sheri Falk - Host, Talk
of Alabama ABC 33/40.
Thanks to everyone who joined the Jubilant Ringers for their Concert at Fair Haven
Retirement Home Thursday night. Your support is deeply appreciated.