THE PEOPLE OF GOD AT WORSHIP
McHenry United Methodist Church
Sunday, November 30th 2014 11:00 A.M.
First Sunday of Advent
*Indicates, please stand if able.
Lillian Reckner, Organist Eddie Bittinger, pianist
Patricia Foley, Asst. Organist Pastor Jonathan C. Moon
*PROCESSIONAL/BRINGING THE LIGHT OF GOD-
“This is the Day”
BIRTHDAYS & ANNIVERSARIES
*CALL TO WORSHIP
Sing and rejoice, O Daughter Zion!
“For lo, I will come and dwell in your midst”, says the Lord.
“Many nations shall join themselves to the Lord in that day,
and you shall be my people; and I will dwell in your midst.” Amen.
*HYMN “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” UMH 131
Ever present God, you taught us that the night is far spent and the day is at hand. Grant
that we may ever be found watching for the coming of your Son. Save us from undue love
of the world, that we may wait with patient hope for the day of the Lord, and so abide in
him, that when he shall appear, we may not be ashamed; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
-PASSING THE PEACE AND JOY OF CHRIST-
ADVENT WREATH LIGHTING
Praying and Proclaiming the Word
Sharing Our Joys and Concerns
Prayer Chorus “On Eagle’s Wings” UMH 143
Moments of Silent Prayer
The Prayers of God’s People
The Lord’s Prayer
FIRST READING Luke 1:5-25
MOMENT WITH OUR CHILDREN - Blessing of the Toys
GOSPEL READING: Luke 1: 57-80
The Word of God for the people of God.
THANKS BE TO GOD FOR THE LIVING WORD.
SERMON “The Whole Story: Part 1” Pastor Jon Moon
Responding to the Word & Taking It Into the World
WELCOMING OUR NEWEST MEMBER
WORSHIPING GOD WITH OUR GIFTS
*Doxology UMH 94
*Prayer of Dedication
*HYMN “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus” UMH 196
*BENEDICTION & ORGAN CHIMES
Shalom to you now, shalom my friends.
May God’s full mercies bless you, my friends.
In all your living and through your loving,
Christ be your shalom, Christ be your shalom.
WELCOME TO WORSHIP AT McHENRY UMC!
UPCOMING EVENTS @ HOYES-McHENRY Charge
Thursday 7:00 pm……………….…….…Choir Practice
Sunday 10:00 am …………………………Sunday School
Sunday 11:00 am………………………Morning Worship
December 14 Fellowship Meal and Guest Pastor
December 21 Children's Christmas Special
December 24 Christmas Eve!
Indicates a new or updated prayer concern
Harold and Betty Jo Hundall - Sandra Brown - Nick, Tyler & Stephanie Owens - William
and Lora Trail - The Mother of Mary Walceck - Pat Utter - Melony Ellis Bittinger- Audra
Sahin - Kay Kennedy -Mary and Tara Pope - Greg Iden -
Gary Mooney - Elaina Evans - Don Battisa - Micheala - Jean Hentz - Eleanor Macyntyre
- Ward Frazee - John and Janet Mosser - Jimmy Tersingni - Elaina’s son Benjamin -
Floyd Baker - Danny Teets - Joe Taylor - Elizabeth Quinn - Eleanor MacIntyre, Don
Batisa - Christine Bach - Glenda Wilson - Marion Maiser, - Leola Kahshaus - Mart Strum -
Family of Greg Hinebaugh - Patty Rohm
Sue Keller - The Family of Martha Law - James and Donna Albright - Nancy’s
Friend Trish - Skeeter Bowman - John Rodahaver - Alan and Christine Bach - Rick
Baker - Whitey - Marsha Dickens - Jean’s friend Becky - Don Batista
Our Church, Our Pastor, and Our Leaders - Our Local, State, & Federal Government –
Members of the 243rd Engineering Support Platoon & All Serving in our Armed Forces
McHENRY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH