Worship Bulletin – September 14, 2014
Come and experience the wonders of being the Church! “Ordinary Time,” the period between Pentecost and Advent, is a wonderful movement through which the Church is lead to re-explore the wonders of the Christian faith. During this period we don’t only go over what Christians believe, but what it means for us to believe these things. So that together, as a fellowship, we might better serve our Lord and bless this world.
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Lord’s Day, September 14, 2014 – 10:30 AM Worship
Welcome And Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship – based on Ephesians 3:18-19
OGod, by your power may we, with all the saints,
comprehend the breadth and length and height and depth
of the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge,
so that we may be filled with your fullness. Amen.
*Praise Music – “My Life Is In You Lord” & “Holiness (Is What I Long For)”
Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
OT Reading – Proverbs 2:1–5 – p.680
Offertory – “From The Inside Out”
*Song of Thanksgiving – “Give Thanks” – #170
Give thanks with a grateful heart; Give thanks to the Holy One,
Give thanks because He’s given Jesus Christ, His Son. (repeat)
And now let the weak say, “I am strong,” Let the poor say, “I am rich,”
because of what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)
*Praise Song – “In Christ Alone”
Gospel Reading – Matthew 13:44–46 – p.1051
Sermon – “Seekers” – Pastor Wesley Allen
*Hymn – “ Great is Thy Faithfulness” – #139
*If you are able, please stand
September Benevolence: Eastern University
Eastern University is dedicated to ideas, inquiry, and the development of people of faith who will enhance the quality of society and the church. Toward that end, Eastern will continue to expand its formative role in the world as a university in which knowledge and wisdom are imbued, Christlike engagement is inspired, and stewardship is modeled.
Tastfully Simple – Riverview Estates has partnered with Tastefully Simple. We are asking you to purchase Tastefully Simple products through this link: http://tinyurl.com/pl3b2gs to support Riverview Estates. Riverview Estates will receive 20% of associated sales from August 24th through September 15th. Your products can be ordered order on line and your items will be shipped right to you!!
Women’s Wednesday Friendship Group will start back with its schedule beginning on September 17th at 7:15 pm in the SS auditorium. We will have a short devotion and discussion about what we will be doing during the fall. All women are welcome to attend.
Interfaith Hospitality Network – Friday September 19. Cooks, servers, and overnighters needed. Contact Amanda.
UrbanPromise’s Annual Volunteer Fair & Training – Join UrbanPromise for our annual volunteer fair and training on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 6:30-8:00pm! If you’re interested in volunteering at UrbanPromise this upcoming year, we encourage you to attend our appreciation and training night, which will be held at UrbanPromise, CamdenForward School Sanctuary, 3700 Rudderow Street, Pennsauken, NJ 08110.
Fundraiser Dinner at Iron Hill Brewery – On Wednesday, October 1st bring your family & friends to eat for a good cause! Iron Hill Brewery will donate 20% of your food bill to Riverview Estates. Don’t forget to bring your coupon, which can be found in Memorial Hall. Give it to your server for 20% to be given back to Riverview Estates.