Opening Hymn – 1st Service: 584
2nd Service: 3-5 – “As With Gladness Men Of Old”
Liturgy – Page 15 (Communion liturgy – abbreviated)
Scripture Readings: 1 Samuel 26:5-11; Psalm 37:8-11;
1 Peter 2:13-25; Matthew 5:43-48
[Old Testament Lesson from NIV ’84; Psalm, Epistle & Gospel from EHV]
Nicene Creed – Pages 18-19 (front of hymnal)
Hymn – 523
SERMON – 1 Peter 2:13-25 – HOPE THAT SUBMITS
Offertory – Offering – Prayers – Lord’s Prayer
THE LORD’S SUPPER – Page 23 (front of hymnal)
Distribution Hymn – 311
Closing Prayer – Benediction (Pages 24-25)
Closing Hymn – 619
AT THE DOOR – New edition of Meditations, Agenda for Voters Meeting
AGENDA ITEMS FOR TODAY’S ANNUAL VOTERS MEETING
In addition to the various year-end reports to be presented at the Annual Voters Meeting which will be subsequently published for the entire congregation in the Annual Report, items on the agenda will include:
Annual election of church officers
Updates on ongoing research regarding new school
Discussion of whether to continue publishing financial figures weekly in the bulletin, or in a more detailed insert to the bulletin quarterly.
ADULT MEMBERSHIP CLASS If you or someone you know is interested in a course on the ABC’s of Bible teachings toward membership, please call 486-2754.
LOOKING AHEAD TO LENT
The Lenten season in 2018 begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14. There will again be two opportunities to worship on each of the six Wednesdays of Lent – 9:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. Please plan to join us!
PRESCRIPTION BOTTLES for African Medical Mission NO LONGER NEEDED.
SIGN-UP SHEETS for washing communion cups and for fellowship servers are in the narthex. Flower chart for 2018 is downstairs.
FINANCE COMMITTEE RECORDERS – A kindly reminder to get the final offering envelope figures for 2017 to the Financial Secretary promptly.
REMAINING 2018 OFFERING ENVELOPES are on the back pew in the narthex.