Bulletin – December 14, 2014

Service of Worship
December 14, 2014

The Third Sunday of Advent

Worship Leader: Betty Brown
Pianist: Helen Timm

“If you seek Him, He will be found by you…”
I Chronicles 28:9

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.”
Luke 19:10

God’s Word describes two different kinds of seeking.
First, we are encouraged to seek God.
And we are promised that our search will bear fruit –
God will allow Himself to be found!
Second, we are told that God is a seeking God.
He is looking for us with the goal of salvation in mind.
Praise God that He searches after those who are lost!
And praise God that He allows Himself to be found!

Welcome to Huron Shores Fellowship!
We are glad that you are here.
GATHERING TO WORSHIP GOD
Words of Welcome and Invitation to Worship
Prelude
Opening Prayer

WORSHIPING GOD THROUGH OUR SINGING

JOYFUL, JOYFUL WE ADORE YOU
HOW GREAT IS OUR GOD
EMMANUEL
COME, THOU LONG-EXPECTED JESUS

Lighting of the Third Advent Candle

WORSHIPING GOD THROUGH OUR GIVING
Offertory: “Breath of Heaven”

Anthem: Marlon Smith, director

Dismissal to Children’s Worship Time (Children ages 4 – 2nd grade)

O COME, LET US ADORE HIM

THE OBSERVANCE OF THE LORD’S SUPPER

WORSHIPING GOD THROUGH HEARING HIS WORD

Message: John Feys, “Joy”

JOY TO THE WORLD!
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CLOSING PRAYER AND BENEDICTION

As guests of Huron Shores Fellowship, we extend a warm welcome to you!
If you’d like to learn more about our Fellowship, please take a guest information packet with you today.

We encourage you to join us next week at 9:30 a.m. for Sunday Bible
Study. We have classes for all ages.

TODAY AT HURON SHORES FELLOWSHIP
9:00 a.m. Prayer Time in the prayer room, come and join us
9:30 a.m. Bible Study for all ages
10:45 a.m. Worship Service
Infant and Toddler nurseries are available
12:00 p.m. Christmas Guitar Practice
6:00 p.m. Senior High Christmas Party
Join us for a 60’s themed Christmas Party.
Find something cool to wear! Bring a gift to
pass ($5 or less) and bring a friend!

OPPORTUNITIES FOR THIS WEEK
TUESDAY, December 16
4:30 p.m. Men’s Group
4:30 p.m. Women’s Bible Study
WEDNESDAY, December 17
No regularly scheduled activities until January 7.
THURSDAY, December 18
12:00 p.m. Women’s Fellowship at Cabin Creek Café
2:45 p.m. NEW DATE! Senior High Girl Cookie Exchange
If you like making cookies, contact Whitnie
or Shannon! We’ll make cookies here at the
church and when you call we’ll give you more
details. To participate, you MUST confirm with
Whitnie or Shannon!
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Guitar Players Needed Today
We are looking for guitar players to play “Silent Night” on Christmas
Eve. The first of two practices will be today and the second will be on
Sunday, December 21, right after church. If you’re interested, call
Barry Wentz or Ron Chatfield .

Tuesday Afternoon Bible Studies
Our Tuesday afternoon Bible studies will conclude this week,
December 16, and will resume again on January 6, 2015.

Wednesday Evening Activities
Our Wednesday evening activities for this fall have concluded
and will resume again on January 7, 2015.

Pastoral Care Opportunity
If you have a need for pastoral care, please call Chuck Sherwin
or Kevin Englund (657-5573). We hope that you will reach out if
there is a need so that our church family can provide care and
support.

Care & Outreach Contact
Judy Kinsel is now the contact person for the Care & Outreach
Team. If you know of a family or individual in a time of need for
meals, cards, illness or loss, please call Judy at 255-6135.

Cookies Needed
The Alpena Gideons will be providing Christmas gift boxes for
inmates at the local county jails! They need your help and if you
would like to provide cookies (no frosting or decorations please),
please have them at Huron Shores Fellowship by next Sunday,
December 21. Place them in the kitchen and mark them “Gideons/Jail.” Thank you!

Winter Retreat Sign Up
It’s time for winter retreats and we’re so excited for what God will do!
Sign up is now open for both Junior and Senior High retreats. Junior High
will be February 20-22 (money due January 18). Senior High will be
Feb 27-March 1 (money due January 25). Check out our website for more info!

Notice Our New Web Page
Our web page has been updated. The address is the same http://www.huronshoresfellowship.org but the format is all new.

Here are some changes you should know about:
• Subscribing: You can subscribe and receive emails when new content
is posted.
• Google calendar: We’ll keep this up to date.
• Archives: History at our fingertips, by both category and date
• Youth activities: Pastor Josh will be updating these regularly.
• Weekly bulletins: Judy will be posting these each week.

ATTENTION PARENTS: Please subscribe so you can be kept up to date on important info for the youth!

New email addresses:
Pastor Josh Ray: hsf.josh@gmail.com
Judy Duncan: hsf.alpena@gmail.com

If you see an error on the page, please contact Pegg Thomas at twinwillowsfarm@gmail.com.

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