March 20, 2016

Service of Worship
March 20, 2016

PALM SUNDAY

“My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, he is my fortress,
I will never be shaken. “
Psalm 62:1,2

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

“We Will Glorify” (301, repeat)
“I Will Sing of My Redeemer” (309, all)
“Were You There” (315, all)

TITHES AND OFFERINGS (Ushers come forward)

SCRIPTURE READING: Daniel 8:15-26 Vivian MacArthur
This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!

CHOIR ANTHEM

MORNING PRAYER

“In the Name of the Lord” (299, repeat)

MESSAGE “Welcome the King”
John 12:12-19I

CLOSING HYMN: “At the Cross” (323 vs. 1,2)

CLOSING PRAYER: The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name.
Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth,
as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil:
For Thine is the kingdom, and the power,
and the glory, forever. Amen.

BENEDICTION

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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…he has given us new birth into a living hope
through the resurrection of Jesus Christ…
– I Peter 1:3 NIV

AT HURON SHORES FELLOWSHIP
TODAY, March 20
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
12-1:00 Pies will be available for pick up today in the church kitchen. 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.

WEDNESDAY, March 23
No regular activities tonight, please join us tomorrow evening.
THURSDAY, March 24
6:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday Service – This service tells the story of the crucifixion through Scripture and song. We will also be sharing the Lord’s Supper together

FRIDAY, March 25
7:00 p.m. Good Friday Service, Hosted by: Alpena Free Methodist, AAMA Community Worship. Please note that our Pastor Jack Williams will be taking part in this service.

SUNDAY, MARCH 27 – Easter Sunday
Next Sunday, we invite you to worship with us as we celebrate the resurrection. Before our worship service, we will enjoy a special Easter breakfast together at 9:15 and our Easter worship service begins at 10:45. (Sunday school classes will not meet that day.) Please make plans to share in this wonderful time of fellowship– and thanks for being willing to help with the food.

Note: The church office will be closed for holiday, Easter Monday.

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

COVENANT CLASS (Membership)
If you would like to become a member of Huron Shores Fellowship – or if you would like to learn more about our church – Pastor Jack will be leading this, so watch for the date sometime in April. We’ll gather for a time of sharing together about our church. We’ll talk about how to become a part of our church – and how you can find your place here at Huron Shores. This is also a great time to talk about what it means to be a Christian. If you have questions – or if you have already decided that you want to be an official part of the Huron Shores family – then help us prepare, there’s a sign-up list in the foyer. Please plan to join us!

Change in Wednesday Evening
There will not be regular evening activities this Wednesday March 22 so please attend “Holy Week” services – also due to Spring Break/School calendar next Wednesday March 30.

NEW TOPIC
Please join us at 6:30 Wednesday, April 6. Pastor Jack will be doing a new study entitled “Prayer”.

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.

“PRAYER CHAIN”
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

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

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

Family Movie Night Coming Soon!

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