November 27, 2016 – Bulletin
Welcome and Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship – Psalm 122 – p.666
*Praise Music – “My Life is in You Lord”
- “You Alone”
Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer
Lighting of the Advent Wreath
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
OT Reading – Isaiah 2:1-5 – p. 735
Offering – “The Yearning”
*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 o what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)
NT Reading – Romans 13:11-14 – p. 1218
*Praise Song – “It Is You”
Gospel Reading – Matthew 24: 36-44 – p. 1065
Message – “The Strength of Hope” – Pastor Wes
*Praise Song – “To God Be The Glory”
*If you are able, please stand
November Benevolence – Bread of Life Food Pantry
The Bread of Life Food Pantry opened its doors in August 2009 to serve the communities of Cinnaminson, Palmyra and Riverton. The pantry is located at Epworth Methodist Church in Palmyra. Donations are accepted Wednesdays from 1PM-4PM and Thursdays from 7PM-9PM. Food distribution is the third Saturday of every month from 10AM-1PM.
Great Joy – 2nd Annual Carol Sing
On Sunday December 4 at 3:00pm, Central Baptist Church will host our second annual Community Carol Sing and Concert as a benefit for the Epworth United Methodist Bread of Life Food Pantry. Food donations will be collected and a freewill offering will be taken. All proceeds benefit Bread of Life.
Refreshments will be served following the benefit, so please join us to support a great work as we sing for joy in wonder of Jesus’ incarnation.
An Advent Study
Beginning Sunday November 27 at 9:30am there will be a 4 week Advent study. We will be using the guide at the end of Max Lucado’s Because of Bethlehem. All are welcome and you are encouraged to purchase your own book to follow along. See Amanda Boulton for more information.
Tonight – 7:oo PM – IBC
Tuesday – 7:30 PM – Choir Practice
Thursday – 7:30 PM – IBC
Friday – 4:30 PM – Treasure Hunters