Worship Bulletin – August 9, 2015
Lord’s Day, August 9th, 2015 – 10:30 AM Worship
Welcome And Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship – from Psalm 22:22; 97:12; 145:1, 3, NRSV
In the midst of the congregation I will praise you.
Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous,
and give thanks to God’s holy name!
I will extol you, my God and King,
and bless your name forever and ever.
Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised;
God’s greatness is unsearchable.
*Praise Music – “He is Exalted” & “I exalt Thee”
Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
OT Reading – Exekiel 34:25–28 – p. 928
*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 – “Sing to the Lord”
Gospel Reading – Luke 7:36–50 – p. 1109
Sermon – “God of Peace” – Pastor Wesley Allen
*Praise Song – “Trust and Obey”
*If you are able, please stand
August Benevolence: Riverview Estates
This month (and all year long) we encourage you to donate much needed hygiene items to Riverview. All donations can be placed in the bin marked “Riverview” in the Memorial Hall.
White/colored hand towels ~ Washcloths ~ Denture cleaner ~ Denture adhesive
Toothpaste ~ Dove soap ~Hand lotion ~ Deodorant (roll on or spray) ~ Blankets
Twin sheet sets ~ Cotton thermals ~ Boxes of tissues
Garden Fresh! – See something in the garden that would be perfect on your dinner table? Pick it! Take some fresh veggies home today, tomorrow, or whenever they’re ripe! (and if you make something super delicious, feel free to post it to the CBC Facebook page for everyone to share!!)
Cakes Needed – The Bread of Life food pantry will celebrate its 6th anniversary on Pantry Day August 15. Client families will be given cake and ice cream in addition to the usual food. We have been asked to provide 8 cakes for the occasion. Cakes can be dropped off at the pantry Friday night, 7-8 pm or before Pantry start time of 10 am on Saturday. See Amanda.
Church Picnic – Saturday August 29, 4pm. Bring the whole family for swimming, games, and food. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
Christmas in August? – Come one, come all! Join our Christmas celebration on Sunday August 23 2015 at 7pm. We will end the summer season with cool thoughts, dessert, and Christmas fun, along with preparing the first round of shoe box presents for Operation Christmas Child. Bring items to pack in the shoe boxes appropriate to send overseas (many stores have begun Back to School sales). Wanted item lists will be available soon. See Cathi for more information.