Center United Methodist Church

Where heart is at the Center
Weekly Bulletin

August 25, 2019
11th Sunday after Pentecost
10:00 a.m.

Welcome and Announcements


Leader: As a father receives a returning wayward son,
People: So God welcomes us, and lets the past be the past.

*Song of Praise
                      Revelation Song                                                                                                              

*Prayer of Blessing                                                 

*Gloria Patri

Psalter Lesson
          Psalm 71:1-6

Giving Our Gifts to God
        Story Medley          


*Passing the Peace of Christ

Witness to Our Children
Kayla Storey

Jeremiah 1:4-10

          Is God Calling You?                                                                                                                                                           
Pastor Tony

        Crown Him with Many Crowns                

The Sacrament of Holy
      Harper Nichols

Sharing Our Joys and Concerns
    The Lord’s Prayer

*Song of Praise
                       Deep Way Down                            

*Dismissal with Blessing

*Please stand as you are able
Visitors:  We welcome you to our worshiping community today. We are so glad you are here. Please sign our guest book in the narthex, and include your mailing address. Join us again soon!

Altar flowers are given to the glory of God by the family of Harper Nichols in honor of her baptism.

Prayer Concerns: Nancy Tarlton, Jon Loeb, William Carter, Tony Allen,  Judy Layton, Pam Cochran, Jackie Grose, Sherry Walter, Pat Schaeffer, Lannie Cruse, Carol Alexander, David Devine, James Coley, Sandra Nash, Frances Safrit, Blanche Howell.

Worship Leaders

Pastor                Rev. Tony Allen       Music Director      Todd Whittington    
Reader                Karen Bishop        Lock-up Trustee  Candy Spoor
Nursery                Sharon Campbell and David Grelecki
Ushers                       Mike Ballard, Matt Cochran, John Osborne

Attendance and Stewardship Last Week 

Sunday School: 25                                        Worship: 80
Need for August: $16,030                        Received through August 18: $8,970


Sun., Aug. 25    Mission Pot: Christmas boxes
Tues., Aug. 27    Young at Hearts lunch at Troutman’s, 11:30 am
Wed., Aug. 28    Music team, 7:00 pm
Sun., Sept. 1    Kids Bible study, 4:30 – 5:15 pm
    Youth, 5:30 – 7:15 pm
Mon., Sept. 2    Labor Day

Needs for Cooperative Christian Ministry food pantry: green beans (ideally lower sodium), canned fruit (except for fruit cocktail, and ideally with no added sugar), soup – all kinds! (ideally lower sodium), canned carrots, canned mixed vegetables, canned beans (except for kidney), spaghetti noodles and any other dried pasta, canned chicken, toilet paper, paper towels, diapers sizes 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. You can bring your donations and place them in the collection bin in the narthex.