DECEMBER 18, 2016

Service of Worship
The Lord’s Day
December 18, 2016

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

“The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us.
We have seen His glory, the glory of the One and Only,
who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.”

John 1:14

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.)

Opening Prayer

The First Noel (265, all)
It Came upon a Midnight Clear (251, vs.1,3,4)
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus (244)

Tithes and Offerings
Choir Anthem
Children’s Blessing

Scripture Reading: Acts 2:29-39 Justin Smith
This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!

The Lighting of the Fourth Advent Candle
The Candle of Love
Matthew 2:13-21
Host Family: Chuck, Shannon and Chase Sherwin

Morning Prayer
Message:
“JESUS IS LORD”
Philippians 2:5-11

Closing Song: “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”

Benediction

Pastor Jack Williams
Worship Leader/Choir Director: Marlon Smith
Pianists: Helen Timm and Tim Troupe
Clavanova: 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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THIS WEEK AT HURON SHORES FELLOWSHIP
TODAY, December 18
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. Morning Worship Service
Infant and Toddler nurseries are available

NOTICE – CALL FIRST! For the next couple of weeks, please call the church office before you come or stop in. Work hours may be a little different.

WEDNESDAY, December 21
No Regular Activities.

SATURDAY, December 24 –CHRISTMAS EVE
6:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Service
Come join us on Christmas Eve at 6:30
and help us celebrate the story of the birth
of our Savior in a candle- light service.
We will have singing and special music.

SCHEDULE CHANGE
For Christmas Morning, we will not be having Sunday Bible Study.
But Please join us for our Christmas Morning Celebration at the regular 10:45 A.M. time.

NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY
It’s time to publish a new version of our church directory – we need your help! PLEASE- CLEARLY PRINT YOUR NAME(S), ADDRESS (INCLUDE CITY), PHONE #’S, E-MAIL(if you want to be include) in today’s Registration book. Please double check the accuracy. We want EVERYONE to be included.
Thank you for helping us compile an accurate and complete directory. If you want to be included, please make sure that we have your information. If you have any questions, or if you need help, please call secretary, Judy Duncan at 358-0047 during the week.
Office hours: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mon-Thurs.

2017 OFFERING ENVELOPES
It is that time again! If you would like a box of offering envelopes for the New Year, please sign the list in the foyer and the Treasure will get them ready. We are compiling a new list, so please sign up. Thank you! If you have any questions, please see – Treasurer: Janet Grochowski

CHRISTMAS C.D.
We have recorded, on a CD, Helen Timm playing Christmas songs. If you would like one, please sign up in the church office or see Judy, our church secretary. (989-358-0047)

NOTICE – CALL FIRST!
For the next couple of weeks, please call the church office before
you come or stop in. Work hours may be a little different.

THANK YOU
Dear Huron Shores Fellowship Family, – Thank you all so much for thinking of me, praying for me, and blessing me with a financial gift! It is so comforting to know that even though I’ m almost 1,000 miles away, people are still thinking and caring about me. I’m so blessed to have a church family like all of you. May God continue to work in and through your congregation! With Love and Gratitude, Kelsey Lewis

PRAYER TEAM
There are ladies available to pray for your concerns. If you have a prayer request, please call Cheryl Herman (new number coming soon) or Becky Sommerfield (517-481-6720) and they will pass it on to the prayer chain.

CD’s AVAILABLE
CD’s of the morning Service/Message are available. Place your order by signing the clipboard at the sound booth or call the church office. Pick up your finished CD the following week at the Sound Booth.

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