MARCH 13, 2016

Service of Worship
March 13, 2016

“May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face
shine upon us, that your ways may be known on earth,
your salvation among all nations.”
Psalm 67:1-2

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

GATHERING TO WORSHIP GOD
Words of Welcome and Fellowship Greeting
(Everyone, Please sign the Worship Registration Book.)

Invitation to Worship

Prelude (Please use this time to quiet our hearts and prepare to worship together in the name of Jesus Christ).

Prayer Requests
OPENING PRAYER

“Christ Arose” (357, all)
“Amazing Grace My Chains Are Gone”
“He Lives ” (368l)

TITHES AND OFFERINGS (Ushers come forward)

SCRIPTURE READING: I Peter 2:19-28 Steve Lewis
This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!

Special Music: “Look For me” Evelyn Avery

MORNING PRAYER

MESSAGE “He Chose the Nails”
I Peter 3:18-19

CLOSING HYMN:
“Standing on the Promises”

CLOSING PRAYER
“Doxology“

BENEDICTION

Pastor Jack Williams
Worship Leader: Evelyn Avery
Pianist: Becky Sommerfield
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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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AT HURON SHORES FELLOWSHIP
TODAY, March 13
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
MONDAY, March 14
11:30 Men’s lunch @ Pizza Hut
WEDNESDAY, March 16
5:30 p.m. Choir Practice
5:45 p.m. Potluck Dinner
6:30 p.m. Kid’s and Youth Groups
Adult Bible Study with Pastor Jack –Join Us!
FRIDAY, March 18
6:30-7:45 Gym Night for children ages 3-8 in (see below)
SATURDAY, March 19
12:00-1:00 Pick up your ordered pies (see below)

SIGN UP TODAY YUMMY! DUTCH CHERRY OR BLUEBERRY PIES
Jacob Lewis and Chase Sherwin are taking orders for pies after church today. Cost, $8. Pies will be available for pick up Saturday, 19th (12 – 1:00} or next Sunday March 20 after church. The money that will be made from this fundraiser will go directly to offset the cost for materials that they will be using to fix and rebuild homes for those that need our help.
The Youth Mission Trip this summer will be to Buffalo, N.Y. We ask that you, please be praying for our youth and the families they will be serving. If you have questions, please call Shannon Sherwin 590-2208.

ATTENTION
This announcement is for parents, grandparents and friends of children ages 3 – 8. We’re inviting you to bring your little ones to the Huron Shores Fellowship gym for a really neat time of fun, games, Bible stories and snacks. These “gym nights” are Friday evenings from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. on the following dates: March 18 and April 8 and 22
Please come and bring the children and their friends. Permission slips will be available when you arrive at the church. (P.S. Parents are free to stay or free to leave to enjoy an hour and fifteen minutes of relaxation!)

March 24th – Maundy Thursday Service at 6:30 pm w/Communion (need 4 more people to help read scripture – see Evelyn Avery)

March 25th — Good Friday Service, Hosted by: Alpena Free Methodist, AAMA Community Worship, @ 7pm

March 27 – Easter Sunday – He is Risen!!! No Sunday School today – Breakfast Brunch at 9:15 am and Worship following. (If you can contribute to the brunch, please see sign-up sheet in Narthex).

UPDATE: 4 ONE QUARTET, New Date and Time! Saturday, May 7th, 2016, 6pm @ HSFC, the Community is welcome!

BLESSING BACKPACKS (New Care & Outreach Project)
We are going to be filling backpacks with things the homeless can use. A lot of these items can be picked up at the dollar store. A few ideas are: gloves, thermal socks, hats, beef sticks, candy bars, crackers, toothpaste, toothbrush, wipes, deodorant, snacks, wash cloth, small towel, etc. Use your imagination. These items can be put in the tub in the hallway.

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY
Be sure to mark April 9 on your calendar if you plan to attend the Thrivent Financial’s presentation on “Identity Theft” at Huron Shores Fellowship. This seminar will be from 10:00 – 11:30 A.M. and will include a complimentary luncheon. There is no charge for this opportunity, and there will be no “sales pitch.” We will need to have your confirmation by March 30. Please call Judy at 358-0047 or Carol Lewis at 379-4691 to let them know if you’re able to attend. There is also a sign up sheet in the foyer. Stay tuned; more information will be coming. – Christian Life and Growth Team

Our Daily Bread Devotional
The devotional Our Daily Bread is available on the table in the Narthex for March, April and May. Please leave a donation for this ministry. Thank You.

IN APPRECIATION
Thank you for the beautiful flowers and the very nice luncheon. The Orville McGirr family deeply appreciated and will always remember your kindness. Sincerely, Edith McGirr

OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHRISTIAN SERVICE
Ushers Needed – This opportunity is available for both men and women. If you are interested, please contact Ron Chatfield at 595-8861
Finance Team – Is in need of one more person to join the Team. You will need to take a turn at counting.

2016 OFFERING ENVELOPES
Please use your offering envelopes for your giving so you can have a record for yourself and to make it more efficient for the accountant. If you would like envelopes, please sign the list in the narthex and we will get them ready or call church office 358-0047

2015 YEAR-END GIVING STATEMENTS are available in the church office

“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 Cheryl Herman at 989-884-0388 and .. if she can’t be reached call Becky Sommerfield at 517-481-6720. She will pass it on to the prayer chain.

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

FOR YOUR INFORMATION
When our church office is closed and you have a need of any kind, please call our Leadership Chairperson, Anna Kollien 989-651-1494.

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