Join Rev. Sidney Tompkins from 8:00am - 8:30am for songs, devotional time, communion and prayer. ANNOUNCEMENTS Join us for a special Christmas Eve! Advent Study - The Wonder of Christmas continues Sundays in Hamilton at 10am today through Dec 21. Pastor Sidney will lead us as we come together for a church-wide study of Hamilton’s The Journey. Wednesday, December 24 CHRISTMAS EVE: A Christmas Carol Mission Possible!, Pastor Reeb’s book of sermons is available for purchase ($20) in the Church Office. Proceeds benefit PCC ministries. A great gift! 5:30pm Family Carol Service Men’s Morning Gathering on Tuesdays at 6:45am at Starbucks (Central Ave and 66th Street). Join Jerry Bohannon and Martin Hemmes for coffee, casual conversation, scripture and prayer before you start your busy day! 11:00pm Candlelight Communion Service Tags - If you’ve requested a PCC name tag, please pick it up in the Narthex. Praises Newsletter - To save money, we will be emailing Praises to those who have an email address on file. Hard copies will be mailed to those who don’t and will also be available in the Narthex, Church Office and on our website. Our Thrift Mall needs volunteers and donations! The Mall is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Ask for Frances or Linda! Recreation Ministry - If you are a regular Pickleball player please check our website for the holiday schedule. If you would like would like information about the sport please call Dean Hoskin at 381-2499 x 227. You will love it! Angel Outreach has “Christmas Dinner” envelopes left on our Angel Tree in the narthex if you have not had an opportunity to participate. THANK YOU to everyone for your generous support of our 2014 Christmas project! We will give a more thorough report of all we were able to accomplish in the Feb. PRAISES. (The deadline for January Praises was past before our Children’s party and toy giveaway.) Financial Note - All gifts and contributions are due by noon on Dec 31. Any items mailed to the church must be postmarked and identified for a 2014 contribution. Any gifts received after this date will be marked for a 2015 contribution. Stewardship Update - We have 281 pledges for a total of $836,913 for the 2015 budget. Our goal is a minimum of $960,000. Wednesday Night Linked Dinners and Programs will resume Jan 7! Attn: Golfers! Our PCC Mission Team will be hosting a 4 person scramble on Friday, Feb 27 at the Bayou Golf and Country Club in Largo. Proceeds will benefit the 2015 mission trip to Costa Rica. For details, call Teri Echevarria at 560-8447. Growth & Bible Study Groups Sunday Chi Rho (Conf A) 9:30am Tuesday Men’s Gathering (Starbucks) 6:45am Faith Lessons (LEC 1B) 10am Fusion (LEC 2B) 10am Horns & Halos (Hamilton) 10am Wednesday The Seekers (Library) 10am Quilters (LEC 2BC) 2pm Bridge (LEC 1B) 6:30pm Friends in Faith (Chapel) 10am Parenting Teens (LEC 3A) 10am Thursday Bible Study (LEC Conf B) 10am WORSHIP SCHEDULE Contemporary (Sanctuary) (with sign language interpreter) Classes for All Ages Traditional (Sanctuary) Wednesday Morning Worship (Goodwin Chapel) ATTENDANCE LAST WEEK 9:00am Contemporary Service 11:00am Traditional Service Tuesday, 10:00am Preschool Chapel Wednesday, 8:00am Morning Worship 424 479 164 25 OPERATING BUDGET FUND 2014 Totals Offering Income Other Income Expenses *Funds Due Back to Reserves Income Less Expenses $ $ $ $ $ Week 50 26,836.48 2.00 13,892.97 12,945.51 Church Loan Principal Balance Holiday Schedule Wed, Dec 24 Wednesday Morning Worship Goodwin Chapel (8:00am) Christmas Eve Services Sanctuary 9:00 am 10:05 am 11:00 am 8:00 am *The “reserves” referenced above are from a church designated account. We have “borrowed” from it periodically during 2014 to meet our cash flow requirements but our policy requires an annual repayment. 2014 $ 1,349,427.19 $ 235,421.90 $ 1,589,554.69 50,000.00 - $ 54,705.60 $ 943,360.00 You can make it possible! 5:30pm Family Carol Service 11:00pm Candlelight Communion Service Dec 25 & Dec 26 Offices Closed for Holidays Jan 1 & Jan 2 December 21, 2014 Offices Closed for Holidays Experience love in action at Pasadena Community Church, where all are welcome! CONNECT to real people, real pastors and a real God. GROW in your faith and find your mission. SERVE Christ by serving others and sharing your witness. PASADENA COMMUNITY CHURCH a United Methodist Congregation 227 - 70th Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33707 727-381-2499 E-mail [email protected] www.pasadenacommunitychurch.org CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP December 21, 2014 December 21, 2014 Praise Team Welcome Angels We Have Heard on High Joy to the World (Verses: 1, 2 & 4) *Hymn of Praise *Affirmation of Faith Steve Bennett Sleep Now, Jesus Krisstina DeRemo, soloist Anthem Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer Scripture Dr. Charley Reeb Praise Team At this time of invitation, you are welcome to come to the altar for prayer. A minister will be happy to assist you. If you feel led to receive Christ as Savior and become a member of the church, please come forward. No prior arrangements are necessary. Dr. Charley Reeb Danny Hamilton, Director of Modern Worship Arts Jennifer Anacki, Interpreter * Those who are able, please stand ** For children K - 5th grade in Ethel Sims Room TO OUR GUESTS - WELCOME! Welcome to Sunday worship at Pasadena Community Church - a church striving to bring Christ and Christ’s way to the world around us. We especially welcome our first-time guests! We have a gift for you at the kiosk located in the Sanctuary reception area. Your presence is appreciated and adds to the joy of this day! VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.pasadenacommunitychurch.org You can access the video of each week’s sermon and find archives of sermon manuscripts. #230 Dr. Charley Reeb ** Angels From the Realms of Glory Kevan Hobbs, guest pianist arr. Forrest Presentation of God’s Tithes & Our Offerings *Doxology (sung together) PRAYER REQUESTS If you, a family member or church friend is in the hospital, please let the church know by calling 381-2499. Because of HIPAA laws we no longer know if someone is in the hospital unless you supply us with their proper name (not a middle or nickname) and what hospital they are in. Submit your Prayer Request by placing it in the offering plate or any Prayer Box located on the campus or by bringing it to the church office. Prayer Requests are compiled each week by our Intercessory Prayer Ministry. The list is available at the Wednesday Morning Chapel Service in Goodwin Chapel at 8:00 a.m. or in the Church office. If you would like to join this ministry via e-mail or would like to receive a copy, contact Barbara Posey at the number above, Ext. 214. Scripture Message LOVE: The Witness of “Elf” Hymn of Invitation Dr. Charley Reeb Love Came Down at Christmas (Verses: 1, 2 & 3) #242 At this time of invitation, you are welcome to come to the altar for prayer. A minister will be happy to assist you. If you feel led to receive Christ as Savior and become a member of the church, please come forward. No prior arrangements are necessary. *Benediction Benediction Response Postlude Dr. Charley Reeb Infant Holy, Infant Lowly March of the Kings #229 Simone Robert Drick, Director of Sacred Arts Judy Ocame, Organist ~ Joyce White, Pianist ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR CHURCH? You are welcome to come forward during the last hymn of the worship service. No prior arrangements are necessary. If you would like to learn more about our church contact Julie Miano at 381-2499 x 210 or [email protected] Rev. Sidney Tompkins Offertory Prayer Offertory Music How Great is Our God Callaway “No ear may hear his coming” Prayer Response *Benediction Rev. Sidney Tompkins Children’s Moment When Hope Came Down Invitation to Respond The Apostles’ Creed *Gloria Patri (sung together) Praise Team Rev. Sidney Tompkins LOVE: The Witness of “Elf” Romagna Family A candle is burning, a candle of love, a candle to point us to heaven above. A baby for Christmas, a wonderful birth, for Jesus is bringing God’s love to our earth. Steve Bennett Joy to the World My Soul Magnifies the Lord Message #246 Lighting of the Advent Wreath ** Children Dismissed for Children’s Church Offertory Rev. Sidney Tompkins Terry Family Children’s Moment arr. Ocame *Call to Worship A candle is burning, a candle of love, a candle to point us to heaven above. A baby for Christmas, a wonderful birth, for Jesus is bringing God’s love to our earth Prayer The Cradle Songs Prelude All are invited to move about and greet one another. Let our hospitality towards one another reflect God’s love. * Acts of Praise Dr. Charley Reeb Call to Prayer Praise Team Lighting of the Advent Wreath 11:00 am Welcome Dr. Charley Reeb Connect TRADITIONAL WORSHIP 9:00 am Born is the King Pre-Service Music SERMON NOTES Our church has a wonderful nursery equipped with a trained staff. Child care is provided for both worship services. We welcome children in all worship services. However, if they become especially restless or disruptive we encourage you to be considerate of others and take them to the Narthex or nursery. The worship service can be viewed live on a TV screen in the Narthex. Any usher will be happy to direct you. ALSO - please be courteous to others by turning off your cell phone during worship services. Thank you! * Those who are able, please stand. ** This arrangement is being sung for the first time at Pasadena. Special thanks to Kevan Hobbs for guest accompanying. Assisted Listening Headsets are available on a limited basis and are located in the reception area. If you are a member or regular attendee we ask that you bring your own small AM/FM radio with headset and tune into FM radio station 99.1 so our visitors may use the headsets.
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