11:00 a.m.                                               November 12, 2006

Assemble in God’s Name

Organ Prelude:

Choral Introit:


Concerns of the Church

s  Passing the Peace


s  Bible Songs: “The Aged Christian’s Prayer”  #151

Lighting the Candles


Call to Worship (Psalm 71:22-23)

Leader:  The Lord be with you.

People:  And with you Also.

Leader:  I will praise you with the harp for your faithfulness, O my God;

People:  I will sing praises to you with the lyre, O Holy One of Israel.

Leader:  My lips will shout for joy when I sing praises to you;

People:  My soul also, which you have rescued.


Opening Prayer


The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12)


s The Hymnbook: "Ask Ye What Great Thing I Know”  #371


s Gloria Patri #546


Presentation of Tithes and Offerings




s Doxology #544


Proclaim God’s Word

Children's Sermon 

            Dismissal to Children’s Church (5 and Under)


Prayers of the People


First Scripture Lesson: Psalm 71:12-18




Second Scripture Lesson: Ruth 1:1-18


Sermon: "Ruth”


Go in God’s Name

s The Apostles' Creed


s Prayer of Thanksgiving


s The Lord's Prayer


s The Hymnbook: “My Hope is Built on Nothing Less”  #368

s Extinguishing the Candles


s Charge and Blessing




s:  all who are able, please stand.



 “O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever” (Psalm 136:1, NRSV). We come to worship with joy! We come to have fellowship in Christ. We greet and welcome all in the name of our Lord.


Wednesday Bible Study 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.  . 


Ava Howe has been transferred to Room 121, Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation, 1100 Blythe Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203.  Continue to remember Ava and all our sick and shut-ins in your prayers.


The Choir will practice this afternoon at 4:30. 


The Diaconate meets tonight at 7:00 p.m.


Next Sabbath, November 19, at Trinity United Methodist Church, the Western York County Christian Ministerial Association is sponsoring a Community Thanksgiving Service.  Father Scott Fleischer, Chaplain of York Episcopal Home for Children will preach.  The service begins at 6:00 p.m.  Afterwards, the folks at Trinity will host light refreshments.  The offering taken at the service will go to the ministerial emergency fund.


We will not have Men’s Fellowship Breakfast this month.


But we will have Breakfast at the church on Thanksgiving morning.  Breakfast is served at 8:00 a.m.  Everyone is invited.




The Beatitudes

Matthew 5:3-12


3  Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4  Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

5  Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

6  Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.

7  Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.

8  Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

9  Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

10  Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11  Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.

12  Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.



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