WORSHIP

22nd Sunday after Pentecost  ~ November 10, 2019

Welcome to Worship

GATHERING AND GREETING

Gathering Music* 

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Prelude*

““Praise God, Praise Him” Michael Burkhardt

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WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Passing of the Peace

Share the peace of Christ to those around you

“Our God is an Awesome God” #2040

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Honoring of Veterans: A Veteran’s Day Prayer*

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Children’s Time

Pastor Mack Strange and The Children
“What is a “Pinky” promise” ?

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Call to Worship

“Standing on the Promises” #374

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CONCERNS AND PRAYERS

Sharing Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer (Those who wish may stand)

Pastoral Hymn

“O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee” #430

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OFFERING

Offertory

“What a Friend We Have In Jesus”

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*Doxology 95

Offertory Prayer:

Every day, we bless you and thank you for your gifts. Today, we return a portion of those gifts to you, asking that you bless them. Through your great mercy, may they become life and blessing for those in need of your life-giving presence. Amen  (Psalm 145, Luke 20)

PROCLAMATION AND RESPONSE

SCRIPTURE LESSON

New Testament Reading: Haggai 2:1-5 page 878

L: The Word of God, for the people of God.

P:Thanks be to God.

SERMON

Pastor Mack Strange
Message: “Rejecting A Negative Spirit”

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*Benediction Hymn

“Take My Life, and Let It Be” #399

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*Benediction

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*Extinguishing of Candles

Postlude:

“Battle Hymn of the Republic” Rex Koury

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The joys and concerns of our church
Ongoing prayers for: our homebound people, our military men, women, their families, our Kids Club, our older congregation and our community.

Current prayer requests and joys:

Ongoing Prayers for: our homebound people, our military men, women, their families, our Kids Club, our older congregation and our community. Barb Strange; continued prayers for healing
Barb Strange; continued prayers
Mack Strange; continued prayers
Arlene Armstrong; at Trillium in Byron Center now in hospice care
Dave Meyers; continued prayers after pace maker placement, and high sugars
David Theule; throat cancer, had voice box removed, brother of Sharon
Rebeka; has pneumonia and no way to produce antibodies in her body, granddaughter of Ed & Avis Fauble
Gary Simons; prostate cancer surgery in CA, son-in-law of Nancy Clancy
Jeff Walters; bladder tumor removal nephew-in-law of Nancy Clancy
Nancy Clancy; will be having another hand surgery, they found cancer
Mary; had a stroke, cousin of Hazel Mains
Glenn; rare form of leukemia
Therese Partridge; having lung biopsy on the 6th, friend of Judy Grutter
Sally; having tests done on her throat, sister of Judy Grutter
Carrie & Blake Ames; on the death of their son Hunter, nephew of Jeremy & Stephanie Doxey, prayers for their families
Julie, David & Ben; accidental death of their father, David Raines, prayers for strength and healing through this tough time, friends of Fran Frazine
Jason Palowski; was in bad accident, is okay, healing prayers

Volunteers Today:
Altar Guild: Marcia Overmyer, Sandy Ziebarth
Ushers: Dave & Dianne McIntyre
Greeter: Cecilia Rincones
Counters: Jim & Marilyn Nelson
Liturgist: Ron Mossel