JANUARY 3, 2016

Service of Worship
January 3, 2016

“Show me your ways, O Lord, teach me your paths;
Guide me in your truth and teach me,
for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you
all day long.”
Psalm 25:4,5

Welcome to Huron Shores Fellowship!
We are glad that you are here.

GATHERING TO WORSHIP GOD
Words of Welcome and Fellowship Greeting

Prelude

Invitation to Worship – As we ready our hearts for worshiping our Lord, enjoy a special song:
“Thanks To Calvary” Will Funk

Opening Prayer – Marlon Smith

Scripture Reading: Hebrews 12:1-3 Carol Wyers
This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!

PRAISING GOD WITH OUR SINGING
I Worship You, Almighty God (repeat)
I worship You, Almighty God;
There is none like You
I worship You, O Prince of Peace;
That is what I want to do
I give You praise for You are my righteousness.
I worship You, Almighty God;
There is none like You

Morning Prayer – Pastor Jack Williams

CELEBRATING THE LORD’S SUPPER
Today’s Servers: Janet Grochowski, Stephanie Couture
Leona Jacobs, Geri Snell, Lisa MacArthur

WORSHIPING GOD THROUGH OUR GIVING
The Giving of Tithes and Offerings
Offertory – “When Jesus Passed By” Will Funk

WORSHIPING GOD THROUGH HEARING HIS WORD

Message: “Don’t Look Backl”
Genesis 19:26

I Surrender All (596)

Closing Prayer and Benediction

Interim: Pastor Jack Williams
Worship Leader: Marlon Smith
Pianist: Helen Timm

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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.
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PASTORAL CARE OPPORTUNITY
If you have a need for pastoral care, Pastor Jack Williams will be available at the church on Thursdays from 12pm – 4pm. Please call ahead to verify that he is available

THIS WEEK AT HURON SHORES FELLOWSHIP
TODAY, January 3, 2016
9:00 a.m. Prayer Time in the prayer room
9:00 a.m. Coffee and fellowship in Gathering Room
for everyone.
9:30 a.m. Sunday Bible Study for all ages
10:45 a.m. Worship Service
Infant and Toddler nurseries are available

TUESDAY, January 5
6:30 p.m. Facilities Team
WEDNESDAY, January 6
5:30 p.m. Choir Practice
5:45 p.m. Potluck Dinner
6:30 p.m. Kid’s and Youth Groups
6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study – Pastor Jack will begin a series
“Discipleship”. Please join us.

DATE CHANGES
The Finance Team will be meeting the second Monday of January – Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m.
The Men’s Lunch at Pizza Hut will meet on Monday, January 11 at 11:30.

3 POSITIONS AVAILABLE
“All I want for Christmas is one new Treasurer and two members/counters for the Finance Team”
Call ME! Peg Chatfield (595-8861).

WE ALSO NEED…
Any and all nominations for our Ministry Teams starting in January 2016, please report to Leadership Team: Anna Kollien, Evelyn Avery, Becky Sommerfield, Peg Chatfield, Russ Lewis, Martha Hayes or Jeff Freel.

DO YOU KNOW?
The second “choir microphone” has been misplaced. Do you know where it may be? We would appreciate any help you can give us.

THANK YOU!
Thank You Huron Shores Fellowship family. You have once again been very generous and kind with your donations for the Women’s Homeless Shelter. They were amazed and very appreciative of the amount of stuff we dropped off. Watch the bulletin next week for our next project.
-The Care and Outreach Team

WE NEED USHERS
We are still in need of ushers. We are looking for men and women – all ages – please see Ron Chatfield if you can help.

*ATTENTION YOUNG PEOPLE
Do you want to get involved with organizing our Worship Hour? See Evelyn Avery, Ron Chatfield, Martha Hayes, Cindy Lewis or Becky Sommerfield to join Worship & Arts Team.

PRAYER REQUESTS – “PRAYER CHAIN”
There are times when we have all needed immediate prayer for our family, loved ones and friends. Huron Shores Fellowship now has a PRAYER CHAIN to help in those circumstances. If you would like to request prayer, please contact Becky Sommerfield at 517-481-6720 and she will pass it on to the prayer chain.

Finding Hope In Northeast Michigan (FHNEM) – a community project “Project Hope” on February 19-21, 2016.
They need many volunteers: Ushers, Prayer Warriors, Speakers, Testimonials, Greeters, etc… INTERESTED? Email Michelle Smith at: michelle@newlifealpena.org
Also, there will be the BGEA Christian Life & Witness DVD Series being shown on Sunday afternoons or evenings for 1/10/16, 1/17, 1/24 and 1/31. (more details later).

MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Friday, May 6, 2016 – We will have a scheduled community event being held at HSF! “4One Quartet Concert”. Look them up on the web (www.4onequartet.com) or on Facebook.

DO YOU KNOW?
The Leadership Team is working hand in hand with the Sheriff’s Dept. on security for the church.
(1) We will no longer post information about our head count or offering amounts (you can get that information from Judy in the church office or see the Treasurer).
(2) Also for security, at 11 am Sunday morning, the church doors will be locked. We will have individuals available at doors to let late attendees in. (3) Weekly, when Judy is at the church alone, the doors will be locked. Please ring doorbell and/or call her in advance to let her know you are coming or are there.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION
The Pastoral Search Team is meeting weekly and working diligently on finding God’s next servant for the Pastoral Leadership of HSF.

WE NEED YOUR BOTTLES AND CANS
The Buffalo, New York Mission Team is collecting empty cans/bottles in order to raise money for the trip. Bring your cans/bottles at the Sunday School entrance. If you would like us to come to your house and pick up your empties, please call Shannon Sherwin 590-2206.

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