1 Central Church of the Brethren September 13, 2015. Old Testament Scripture Psalm 19. Called to Believe in Jesus our Savior Connected to Love to one another Children's Moment Joyce Childers Compelled to Serve our neighborhood, our city, and beyond Invitation to Give *Gathering Song Lord Reign In Me insert Unison Prayer of Dedication All around us, we are reminded Welcome & Announcements that we are not on our own, but our lives intersect with the poor, the hungry, Prelude Bob Iseminger, organist the hopeless, our sisters and brothers. As we seek to follow you, *Call to Worship may we share from the abundance How deep the Father's love for us, you have poured out upon us, how vast beyond all measure, that he should give his only son, so all might experience your grace and life. to make of us his treasure. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen. Such love demands our hearts, Offertory **.
2 Our minds our all. *Response to Giving Praise God from whom # 118. Let us worship him. *Hymn Great is thy faithfulness # 327 Morning Prayer Sharing Joys & Concerns *Unison Opening Prayer Prayer Hymn Spirit of the living God (2x) # 349. Pastoral Prayer .Lord's Prayer (debt/debtors). Gracious and loving God, you who are the ground of our being, New Testament Scripture Mark 8: 27-38 (NT pgs. 43-44). the focus of our existence, the joy of our hearts. Message Lose Your Life Becky Rhodes Guide us in such ways that we may always offer Moment of Silence our worship not as a tradition or duty, but rather as a joyful privilege and profound encounter. Anthem If You Search With All Your Heart C. Courtney As we draw near to you, so draw near to us. Amen. CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS Pastor Ed Woodard may be reached at 540-772-4902 or you can send him an e-mail: He will be in the office Friday Today morning from 9:00 am until 12 noon.
3 September 14 6:30 pm Team Meetings ATTENDANCE AND OFFERING LAST WEEK. 7:30 pm Leadership Team Meeting Worship: 58. September 16 5:30 pm Wednesday night fellowship meal Sunday School and Small Groups: 11. 6:30 pm Bible Study/Youth Activities Total offering for 9/6/2015: $ 7:30 pm Adult Choir rehearsal Total offerings through 9/6/2015: $103, September 18 Deadline for items for the October Needed for budget: $106, newsletter September 20 Program at our Peace pole following Church Worship Leader (9/13) Kim Snow service. Worship Leader (9/20) Karen Barnhart September 22 6:30 pm Faith In Action Group meets at the home of Children's Story (9/13) Joyce Childers Kathy Hill Children's Story (9/20) Fred Porter September 26 6:00 pm Renacer Harvest Banquet Child Care (9/13) Joyce/David Childers Child Care (9/20) Sara Porter/Alyssa Porter ** Childcare is provided for children who are preschool age Our Friends in Health Care Centers & Home: Eunice Bateman, Leo Burton, Jo Flora, Dottie Gottshall, Lewis Grant, Ushers (9/13) Terry Spickard, Tamara Spickard, Christie Ruth Michael, Kin & Carolyn Otterman, Virginia Shutters (Rita Enoch's Wray & Paul Wray mother), David Webster, Bill Yates (Kathy Malloy's father), Lawrence Ushers (9/20) David Childers, Pam Green, Kathy Hill &.
4 & Mary Rice. Ginny West Counters (9/13) Becky Jamison & Paul Wray The green candle on the organ is to remember the Christians in Counters (9/20) Lorrie Hite & Kathy Hill Nigeria who are experiencing religious persecution, and for Aisha Closers (9/13) Christie Wray Lawan who was kidnapped with other girls from Chibook and has not Closers (9/20) Chuck & Lorrie Hite been allowed to return home. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~. Pray for Seed: Scattered and Sown Reaching Beyond This Church STAFF. Generation, the mission resourcing effort to enhance and undergrid vital ministry areas within the Virlina District, including Camp Bethel. Ministers Every Member of the Church Let us lay aside every burden and run with perseverance the race that Church Phone: (540) 342-0337 Pastor Ed Woodard is set before us. Home (540) 772-4902. The sermon next Sunday How to Seek Vengeance Jeremiah Office Hours: Friday: 9 am - noon 11:18-20 Sunday: 12 noon 4:00 pm The new hours for the Church secretary will be: Minister of Music Organist Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 am until 12:00 noon Becky Rhodes Bob Iseminger Youth Minister Church Secretary Joy Murray Gail Hudson *Congregational Response Leader: We follow Christ People: who says, Take up our cross.
5 Leader: We follow Christ People: who bids us come and die. Leader: We follow Christ People: who summons us to new life. All: The One who calls is faithful and will keep us. *Hymn O Jesus, I have promised # 447. *Benediction *Postlude * Stand as you are able ** Quarters children gather benefit our ministry with the homeless Camp Bethel Heritage Day, October 3, 2015. Central will not have a table at Heritage Day this year. There was not enough people willing to provide crafts for sale. Camp Bethel is a vital part of our ministry and we want to support this very important fund raising day. We encourage your attendance and spending while there. Let your friends and co-workers know about Heritage Day and invite them to attend. What a way to like to help support the camp in other ways they need volunteers. Check out the camp webpage and click on Heritage day and see the ways you can help at Peace pole program September 20, 2015 is to observe the International Day of Prayer for Peace.
6 Some members of the Roanoke Friends Meeting will join us.