First United Methodist Church
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Bulletin - Nov 4

November 4, 2018

 

 

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

301 N JEFFERSON ST

KITTANNING PA  16201

724-548-4312

E-MAIL: fumchurch@windstream.net

WEBSITE: www.firstchurchkittanning.com

PASTOR: Deb Kociban

 ACCOMPANIST: Emily King

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Thursday 8:00-4:00 PM

 

Prelude

 

Opening Prayer

 

Ringing of the Call to Worship Bell

 

Welcome and Announcements

 

*Opening Hymn                “Faith of Our Fathers”                       No. 710

 

Children’s Sermon    (All children through elementary are invited)

                                                                                                                                                                                              

*Call to Worship          Psalm 24:1-6 Read Responsively

Leader: The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof,

People: the world and those who dwell therein;

Leader: Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord?

People: And who shall stand in God’s Holy place?

Leader: those who have clean hands and pure hearts,

People: who do not lift up their souls to what is false, and do not swear

              deceitfully.

Leader: They will receive blessing from the Lord,

People: and vindication from the God of their salvation.

Leader: Such is the generation of those who seek the Lord,

People: who seek the face of the God of Jacob.

 

*Gloria Patri                                                                                          No. 70

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen. Amen.

 

Reading of the Saints

Ruth Dalzell, Sam Luke, Betty Good, Douglas Powell, Shirley Heckman,

Betty Mast, Mary Jane Luke, Jane Flick

 

Morning Anthem                    “Hymn of Promise”                           Adult Choir

Joys and Concerns/Pastoral Prayer/Lord’s Prayer

                                 (May fill out prayer cards at this time)

 

*Hymn               The Church’s One Foundation”                               No. 546

 

Scripture Reading                      Revelation 21:1-6a         (N.T. p. 259)                                                 

Leader: This is the Word of God, for the people of God,

People: Thanks be to God.

 

God’s Word for Us

 

Service of Word and Table

 

Offering/Offertory/*Doxology

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; praise Him all creatures here below; Praise Him above, ye heavenly hosts; praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

 

*Closing Hymn                 “Forward Through the Ages”                     No. 555

 

*Altar rail is open for prayer during the closing hymn.

*Benediction

*Please stand in spirit or in body

Ask an usher for a large print hymnal or bible or personal hearing device.

 

NOVEMBER SIFT LUNCHEON

The November SIFT Luncheon will be held on Thursday, November 15th at noon in the Covenant Center. The menu will be turkey dinner with all the trimmings. The program will be Gospel Music with John Waldenville. Reservations Due by Monday, November 12th

 

ALTAR FLOWER DATE AVAILABLE 2018

We have November 25th available for altar flowers. The cost is $25.00. Please let Audrey know if you are interested in one of these dates. Thank you

 

DECEMBER NEWSLETTER DEADLINE

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH

 

FALL HARVEST COLLECTION

Please bring your Food Bank items and place on the tables in front of the sanctuary (the tables will be in place on Tuesday) so we can share our fall harvest with others. The food bank especially needs canned goods, tuna and peanut butter. November food bank pick-up date is Tuesday, November 20th.

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER MISSIONS PROJECT

          Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes will be our missions project in November. On October 28th, these boxes will be ready for you on the altar rail. Be sure to get the boy/girl label, a prayer card, and how to pack the box. No toothpaste or candy will be accepted.

          NOTE: the first many boxes will be 2017 boxes which need a $7 check inside. The latter boxes are 2018 boxes and require a $9 check. Make checks payable to “Samaritan’s Purse” a memo “Operation Christmas Child.”

          All completed boxes will start to be taken to collection site on November 12-17. Last day to bring box in is Sunday, November 18th—NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

POPCORN SALE

          Order forms for our sale of Double Good Popcorn are here. This year we are using he profits to support Rainbow Road.

          All your favorite flavors are here in snack bags, jars, value bags, and even a two gallon tin. The sale ends on Sunday, November 25th. The popcorn will be here before Christmas so you can shop early.

          If you are interested, please see Linda Scaife. WE ASK FOR YOUR PAYMENT WITH YOUR ORDER. PLEASEMAKE CHECKS OUT TO LINDA SCAIFE.

          Thank you for your support.       Linda

 

 

 

OPPORTUNITIES AT OTHER CHARGE CHURCHES

MANORVILLE UMC

Wednesday, November 14th—Casual Church at Manorville UMC-- 6:00 PM.  For more information call Sandy McKee at 724-763-9494. 

 

FORD MEMORIAL UMC

Thursdays-Soup & Sandwich dinner 4:00-6:00 PM Free-will accept donations.

Food Bank and Care & Share Shop- 2nd & last Thursday 10:00-1:30 PM.

November 6th- Deli Day-11:00-? —Pie donations welcome especially Coconut Crème.

November 13th-Pancake dinner from 11:00-1:00 PM and 4:00-7:00 PM. will also be a silent auction and a bake sale.

 

UNION AVENUE UMC

United Methodist Women, 1st Monday of the month except for months with a holiday falling on Monday and during the summer. The meetings are held at the Kittanning Cottages Community Room at 4:00 PM. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST CHURCH WEEKLY CALENDAR

TODAY, November 4th

All Saints Day

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Worship

 

MONDAY, November 5th

CC Clean Team

 

TUESDAY, November 6th

8:30 AM 3R’s

6:00 PM Women’s Fellowship

7:00 PM Staff/Parish

7:00 PM New Found Freedom-CC

 

WEDNESDAY, November 7th

10:00 AM Clergy Community-Library

3:45 PM ARC Manor

6:00 PM Adult Choir

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, November 8th

6:00 PM Friday Night Circle-CC

 

FRIDAY, November 9th

4:30 PM Turkey Dinner-CC

 

SATURDAY, November 10th

10:00 AM Pie Baking Class-CC

6:30 PM We Surrender-CC

 

SUNDAY, November 11th

9:30 AM Sunday School

11:00 AM Worship

2:00 PM Camp 43-CC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

 

                                                                                       

THE FLOWERS on the altar are presented to the Glory of God  

 

 

THANK YOU to the following individuals for assisting with today’s service:

Usher Team:                                       Asbury/Mary Jo Lipski & Communion

Worship Sound System:                     Dave Yanoschick

Acolyte:                                              Hallie Hoffman

Welcome Center:                                Sarah Heckert

Scripture Reader:                                Karen Scaife 

Bell Ringer:                                        Carlee Beers