“Making Disciples for Jesus Christ”

September 3, 2017

Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost



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         Ronda Robinson

INTROIT            “Break Thou the Bread of Life”           UMH 599

OPENING PRAYER                                                                                                                           

*HYMN               “For the Beauty of the Earth”                UMH 92  


FIRST LESSON                                             John 1:16; Titus 2:11

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


PSALM 8                                                                          UMH 743

OUR BOYS AND GIRLS                                         Debby Garber

Children under 5 are invited to go to the nursery; older children to Sunday School.

SECOND LESSON                        Ephesians 2:8-9; Hebrews 4:16

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


GOSPEL LESSON                                                       John 5:2-14

      The word of God for the people of God. Thanks be to God.    


SERMON       “Changing Grace”       Rev. Dr. K. “Rob” Robinson    

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE                          Stephanie Beasley

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.

THE SERVICE of WORD & TABLE                             UMH 12

OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS                                 


       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         

THE GREAT THANKSGIVING                                    UMH 13

BREAKING of the BREAD                                      

GIVING THE BREAD AND CUP                            

*HYMN                         “Rock of Ages”                          UMH 361      





Aaron Kohlhafer

Heidi Sossebee

Luanne Mason

Angel (Kathy’s dau)

Ida Mae Beasley

Sadler Family

Barb Getchell

Lew Gregory

Shirley Vail

Betty Blalock

Janice Kennedy

Linda Sanborn

Betty Smith

Joe Little

Tammy Glave

Cassidy Hartsells

Jimmy Eisel

Debbie Shelton

Cheryl Hansell

Joe Camacho

Travis Thomas

Dooley Family

John Harness

Stephanie M. Worley

Edith Winkelmann

Lou Batzler

White Family

Eli Clark

Mercy Eubank

Jason Hatchcock

Ellen Wallace

Merinda DeHart

Wendy Lewis Family

Howard Wamsley

Samantha Allen

Steve Basnight, Sr.

Ian MacFee

Trey Futrell

Michael Hobbs

Kathleen Halla

Stephanie Beasley

Robert Laitinen

Kathy Ripley

Patty Simpson

Bill Pate

Scott Scherrer



Please keep Bill Sport updated on their status by phone (703)966-7099 or e-mail at



Our presence here is our offering to God so that God might be

glorified. We had 58 persons at worship last Sunday.


Last Sunday we were blessed to be able to offer $2,598.00 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.


These opportunities to serve as the Body of Christ are available:

Today - 9:30 am –Worship

                 - 7:30 pm – Narcotics Anonymous

     Monday – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – OBX Quilt Guild

     Tuesday– 9:00 am Prayer Group

                     -7:30 pm – Narcotics Anonymous

     Thursday– 10-12 a.m. - Colington Crafters

     Sunday – 8:30 a.m. – Choir Practice



NEXT SUNDAY’S SERMON          Rev. Dr. K. “Rob” Robinson       

     “Emptiness is God’s Opportunity” 

     Wednesday September 13--Pastoral Care Partners (6 p.m.)

         followed by Admin Council (7 p.m.).

      Thursday September 14 - Choir Practice Returns at 6:00 p.m.

Flowers today are given by Sherry Rollason in memory of her Mother's birthday (Vera Gallop).

Please sign up on the Flower Chart in the Fellowship Hall if you

would like to dedicate flowers in honor or memory of a loved one or special occasion.


Tom Heggie/Patty Simpson


 Bill Sport


Debby Garber


Sherry Rollason

Please sign up on the calendar in the Fellowship Hall.

HURRICANE HARVEY:  If you would like to support the United Methodist Relief efforts, just make a check out to Colington UMC--earmarked UMCOR and place it in the offering plate over the next several Sundays AND 100% of what you send will be used for the Relief and Recovery plans. 

Continued Prayers: We are grateful for Pastor Rob and each person who is willing to help during each Sunday service and throughout the week.  Please keep Pastor Rob and all who may help with worship and with Christ's services to our neighbors in our prayers.  Also, continue to pray for Pastor Teresa Holloway as she continues on her leave for spiritual renewal, as well as, the Monday Night Alive in Colington and the Reimagining Health teams as we all work together to reach people in Christ's name.

Colington United Methodist Church - 252-441-2661;

252-441-5595 (office); 252-256-0124 (cell)

Choir Director: Ronda Robinson


Church Directory:

   March 2019   
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