COLINGTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

“Making Disciples for Jesus Christ”

First Sunday after Christmas

December 30, 2018

WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Welcome to all our visitors! Please fill out the Registration pad and pass it to your neighbor.  If you would like to use an assisted listening device, or a large print hymnal or Bible,

please notify the ushers. 

PRELUDE & LIGHTING OF CANDLES                  

INTROIT                    “Love Has Come”                        Ken Bible 

OPENING PRAYER                                             Sherry Rollason

God of glory,

you have given us a new name and robed us in salvation.

May we like Anna find our home in your presence,

and like Simeon recognize Jesus as the Christ,

so that, in joy and thanksgiving at becoming your children,

we may join with all creation to sing your praise. Amen.                              

*HYMN                          “He Is Born”                             UMH 228

PROCLAMATION AND RESPONSE

FIRST LESSON                                                            Isaiah 9:6-7       

May God add his blessings to the reading of His holy Word.

Amen.

PSALM 122                                                                      UMH 849                                                                    

ANTHEM                  “Child in a Manger”                   Fred Bock

OUR BOYS AND GIRLS       Children under 5 are invited to go              to the nursery; older children to Sunday School.

SECOND LESSON                                                    Titus 2:11-14     

     May God add his blessings to the reading of His holy Word        Amen.

GOSPEL LESSON                                                    Luke 2:22-38                        

     The word of God for the people of God.

     Thanks be to God.  Amen.

SERMON       “Holy Expectations – Hope”        Stephanie Beasley

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE                               Temple Heggie                              

THE LORD’S PRAYER                                           UMH 895

Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

      Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done,

on earth as it is in heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.   And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil, For thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, forever.  Amen

 OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS

            *DOXOLOGY

                        Praise God from whom all blessings flow. 

Praise Him all creatures here below. 

Praise Him above ye heavenly hosts.

Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.  Amen   

*HYMN            “Go Tell It on the Mountain”                 UMH 205  

*BENEDICTION & POSTLUDE

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WE WORSHIP GOD WITH OUR:

PRAYERS

Please keep the pastor updated on their status by phone or e-mail.

Allan Norton

Joe Camacho

Luann Mason

Anna Sadler

Jake Campbell

Pat Washington

Arnette Smith

Janet Riddick

Rachel Billmyer

Aubrey, Reagan, Bo

Jayden Liverman

Rachel Dunn

Beth Behringhaus

Karen Trimyer

Cap & Ronnie Sue Pfeiffer

Betty & Rodney Midgett

Loretta Cook

Selby Cooper

Doug Swanson

Maris Osman

Sonny Albarty

Ella Niles

Martha Butcher

Steve Presgraves

Fr. JR Hadagny

Matt Augustine

Sylvia Mentel

Gary Corbell

Mercy Eubank

Verna Kendall

Glen Baxter

Paige Harrell

Tsunami victims

Ida Mae Beasley

 

 

PRESENCE

Our presence here is our offering to God so that God might be glorified. We had 63 persons at worship last Sunday.

GIFTS

We were blessed to be able to offer $5,088.00 to the General Fund. The weekly budget is $3,100.00. We pray that God will bless &

sanctify our gifts to do God’s work.

 

 

COMING UP!

NEXT SUNDAY – Epiphany Sunday! – “Star-struck!” - Matthew 2:1-12

Thurs., Jan. 3 –  Choir resumes practice! If you would like to make a joyful noise, please join us!

Mon. Jan. 7 – 6 pm - Monday Night Alive, a tutoring ministry with a hot meal, resumes!

  • 7 pm – OBX Quilt Guild meets in the sanctuary – Come and bring your projects for show and tell or to get help on something if you’re stuck! Or just come to see what others are doing!

Thurs., Jan. 10 – 7:30 am – FCA Breakfast @ FFMS

Sat. Jan. 12 – 9 am – United Methodist Women meet! Come and be a part of a powerful ministry group!

Wed., Jan. 16 – 4:30 pm – Mobile Food Pantry @ First Flight Elementary School parking lot! 40+ pounds of food given away each month to anyone who needs it! Come and help!

Fri., Jan. 25 -  12 noon – Single Women of Colington @ Saltbox. Come and enjoy the fellowship and a great meal!

Tues., Jan. 29 – 7:30 pm – Student of the Month reception @First Flight Elementary. We provide food and encouragement to these outstanding students!

Flowers for the Altar - Please sign up on the Flower Chart in the Fellowship Hall if you would like to dedicate flowers in honor or in memory of a loved one or for a special occasion during 2019.

Ushers

Tom Heggie/Terry Beasley

Scripture

Pat Hansen

Sunday School

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