Worship Service – November 27, 2011

Today’s Message:  

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The First Sunday of Advent

Greetings and Announcements

Lighting The Advent Candle

Chorus:  “Emmanuel,” #134

Hymn:  “The First Noel,” #136

BibleReading:  Zechariah 14:1-9

Choir Anthem: “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus”

Offering            (Jingle-Jangle offering for missions)

Doxology

Praise and Prayer Requests

Pastoral Prayer

Children’s Lesson

Sermon:  Advent I

Closing Song:  “Once in Royal David’s City,” #155

Benediction:  Now may our God and Father himself, and our Lord Jesus, direct our way to you, and may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you, so that he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints. 1 Thess 3:11-13 (ESV)

Requests for Prayer:

Our Youth                                  Our Nation and its Leaders

Our Military and their families      The Unsaved

Doris Palmer & family                 Louise Talbot

Jeff Reno & family                      Dan & Betty Zimmerman

Rob Cornnell & family                 Catherine Card

Fred Bunt                                  Pastor LeGuerre

 

Focus Person of the Month:

November:         Claude & Doris Palmer

December:         Carl Higgins

 

Upcoming Events

Today                           November 27, 2011

9:30 am                      Sunday School for all ages

11:00 am                       Sunday Worship Service

12:15                           BCEMeeting

Monday                        November 28, 2011

7:00 pm                      Bible Study @ Gloria Robinson’s

Wednesday                  November 30, 2011

9:30 am                      Bible Study @ West Hill Terrace

Thursday                      December 1, 2011

6:30                            Official Board Meeting

7:00 pm                      Choir Rehearsal

Friday                          December 2, 2011

4:00 pm                     AlaskaMissionDinner

Sunday                        December 4, 2011

9:30 am                      Sunday School for all ages

11:00 am                       Sunday Worship Service & Communion

1:00 pm                      Christmas Around the World Dinner

5:00 pm                      Zero Gravity Youth Group

7:00 pm                      Cantata Rehearsal

Announcements

 

š    Join the choir this Christmas season! Choir rehearsal is on Thursdays at7:00 p.m.

š    Sunday, December 4: Christmas Around the World dinner at the ECS cafeteria at1:00, sponsored by the Area Council of Churches.  Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service.

š    If you have announcements to put in the bulletin, please communicate with Lisa Berryment by Thursday of each week. Phone: 330-0325; e-mail: lberryment@stny.rr.com

š    From the Deacons & Deaconesses: The church will be having communion each month for one year. We will then discuss whether we want to continue it this way or go back to every other month.

š    The next Board of Christian Education meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 27, following the worship service.

š    The December meeting of our American Baptist Women’s group will be at l0:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Dottie Blackman’s, with program by Bette McGregor. Our annual small gift exchange will be held, with an additional collection of a small wrapped gift (with the giver’s name tag attached) for anyone who would like to join in on this for our Fransego Association Scholarship Girl, Cassidy Lent.

š    American Baptist Women’s college scholarships are available to any girl or woman who is an active member of our church.  Instructions and forms are available, and must be completed by March 1, 20l2 and received by our State Scholarship Chairwoman.  This information will be posted.

š    OurChurch World Service Blanket Fund Driveproduced enough funds to pay for 74 blankets, to be distributed in needy areas inNew YorkState.  About 40 Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes were wrapped, filled, and delivered to a pick-up point.

š     Thanks to all who helped with these projects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Greetings and Announcements

 

Lighting The Advent Candle

Chorus:  “Emmanuel,” #134

 

Hymn:  “The First Noel,” #136

 

BibleReading:  Zechariah 14:1-9

 

Choir Anthem: “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus”

 

Offering            (Jingle-Jangle offering for missions)

Doxology

 

Praise and Prayer Requests

Pastoral Prayer

 

Children’s Lesson

 

Sermon:  Advent I

 

Closing Song:  “Once in Royal David’s City,” #155

 

Benediction:  Now may our God and Father himself, and our Lord Jesus, direct our way to you, and may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, as we do for you, so that he may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints. 1 Thess 3:11-13 (ESV)

Requests for Prayer:

Our Youth                                  Our Nation and its Leaders

Our Military and their families      The Unsaved

Doris Palmer & family                 Louise Talbot

Jeff Reno & family                      Dan & Betty Zimmerman

Rob Cornnell & family                 Catherine Card

Fred Bunt                                  Pastor LeGuerre

 

Focus Person of the Month:

November:         Claude & Doris Palmer

December:         Carl Higgins

 

Upcoming Events

Today                           November 27, 2011

9:30 am                      Sunday School for all ages

11:00 am                       Sunday Worship Service

12:15                           BCEMeeting

Monday                        November 28, 2011

7:00 pm                      Bible Study @ Gloria Robinson’s

Wednesday                  November 30, 2011

9:30 am                      Bible Study @ West Hill Terrace

Thursday                      December 1, 2011

6:30                            Official Board Meeting

7:00 pm                      Choir Rehearsal

Friday                          December 2, 2011

4:00 pm                     AlaskaMissionDinner

Sunday                        December 4, 2011

9:30 am                      Sunday School for all ages

11:00 am                       Sunday Worship Service & Communion

1:00 pm                      Christmas Around the World Dinner

5:00 pm                      Zero Gravity Youth Group

7:00 pm                      Cantata Rehearsal

 

 

 

Announcements

 

š    Join the choir this Christmas season! Choir rehearsal is on Thursdays at7:00 p.m.

š    Sunday, December 4: Christmas Around the World dinner at the ECS cafeteria at1:00, sponsored by the Area Council of Churches.  Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service.

š    If you have announcements to put in the bulletin, please communicate with Lisa Berryment by Thursday of each week. Phone: 330-0325; e-mail: lberryment@stny.rr.com

š    From the Deacons & Deaconesses: The church will be having communion each month for one year. We will then discuss whether we want to continue it this way or go back to every other month.

š    The next Board of Christian Education meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 27, following the worship service.

š    The December meeting of our American Baptist Women’s group will be at l0:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Dottie Blackman’s, with program by Bette McGregor. Our annual small gift exchange will be held, with an additional collection of a small wrapped gift (with the giver’s name tag attached) for anyone who would like to join in on this for our Fransego Association Scholarship Girl, Cassidy Lent.

š    American Baptist Women’s college scholarships are available to any girl or woman who is an active member of our church.  Instructions and forms are available, and must be completed by March 1, 20l2 and received by our State Scholarship Chairwoman.  This information will be posted.

š    OurChurch World Service Blanket Fund Driveproduced enough funds to pay for 74 blankets, to be distributed in needy areas inNew YorkState.  About 40 Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes were wrapped, filled, and delivered to a pick-up point.

š     Thanks to all who helped with these projects.