JANUARY 8, 2017

The Service of Worship
January 8, 2017

“I will praise you, O Lord, with all my heart,
I will tell of all your wonders.
I will be glad and rejoice in you;
I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.”
Psalm 9: 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.)

Opening Prayer

“Great and Mighty” (129, repeat)
“God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” (vs.1,4)…per request
“I Need Thee Every Hour” (638, vs. 1,4)…per request
“Thou Art Worthy” (100)

Tithes and Offerings
Choir Anthem
Children’s Blessing

Scripture Reading: 2 Corinthians 10:1-6 Cindy Lewis
This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!

Morning Prayer

Message: “THE FULL ARMOR OF GOD”
Ephesians 6:10-18

Congregational Song
“Keep On the Firing Line”
If you’re in the battle for the Lord and right,
Keep on the firing line;
If you wear a crown then brother you must fight,
Keep on the firing line;
There are many dangers that we all must face,
If we die still fighting it is no disgrace;
Cowards in the service will not find a place,
So keep on the firing line.

Refrain: Oh, you must fight, be brave against all evil,
Never run, nor even lag behind;
If you would win for God and the right,
Just keep on the firing line.

Benediction

Pastor Jack Williams
Pianists: Helen Timm and Tim Troupe
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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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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
1. THOU SHALT HAVE NO OTHER GODS BEFORE ME!
2. THOU SHALT NOT MAKE UNTO THEE ANY GRAVEN IMAGE!
3. THOU SHALT NOT TAKE THE NAME OF THE LORD THY GOD
IN VAIN!
4. REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY TO KEEP IT HOLY!
5. HONOR THY FATHER AND THY MOTHER THAT THY DAYS
MAY BE LONG UPON THE EARTH!
6. THOU SHALT NOT MURDER!
7. THOU SHALT NOT COMMIT ADULTERY!
8. THOU SHALT NOT STEAL!
9. THOU SHALT NOT LIE!
10. THOU SHALT NOT COVET!

THE APOSTLE’S CREED
I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried. He descended into hell; on the third day He arose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of God, the Father Almighty; from there He shall come to judge the living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Christian Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting. Amen

THIS WEEK AT HURON SHORES FELLOWSHIP
TODAY, January 8

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
12:00 noon Special Congregational Finance Meeting
following church services.

MONDAY, January 9
11:30 a.m. Lunch: Men gather at Pizza Hut
Ladies: meet at Gen Ar’s
Please join us for food and fellowship

TUESDAY, January 10
6:30 p.m. Worship & Arts Team
6:30 p.m. Leadership Team

WEDNESDAY, January 11
5:45 p.m. Potluck Dinner
6:30 p.m. Kids Clubs
6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study – Pastor Jack Williams
5 Toxic Attitudes You Must Allow God to Change.
This will continue January 18 and 25.

THURSDAY, January 12
6:30 p.m. Finance Team

2017 OFFERING ENVELOPES
If you would like a box of offering envelopes for the New Year, please sign the list in the foyer . We are compiling a new list, so please sign up. Thank you! If you have any questions, please call Secretary Judy Duncan 358-0047.

2016 YEAR-END GIVING STATEMENTS
Please pick up your Tithe and Offering Giving Statements that are available in the Narthex.

NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY
In today’s Registration book -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, and E-MAIL(if you want to be included). 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.

JANUARY 2017 CALENDAR
Pick up a hard copy of the January Calendar from the wire baskets in the Foyer.

THANK YOU
Dear Huron Shores Fellowship,
Thank you so much for your generous gift! Like all college students, I’m on a pretty tight budget, so your gift is a big help! I am so blessed to have such a loving church family supporting me. Thanks again.
– Love, Jakob Lewis

Thank You
Dear Church Family,
Thank you for the nice Christmas gift and many cards and treats. I count it a privilege to serve the Lord and you in the church office.
– Blessings, Judy Duncan, secretary

CHRISTMAS RECORDING
We have recorded a CD of Christmas Music by Helen Timm. If you would like one, please sign up in the church office or see Judy Duncan, our church secretary.
NOTE: if you have ordered one, please pick up from the Office desk.

PROJECT FOR JANUARY
The Care and Outreach Team project for January is the Baby Pantry
. (This will end January 29th )

The Alpena Baby Pantry is a program of the Alpena and Presque Isle Child Abuse and Neglect Team. Our goal is to provide assistance to young families with infants and toddlers in times of need. The pantry is funded by community donations of both money and baby necessities. It is staffed strictly by volunteers as all monies go to our families. Last year 264 families representing 280 children were assisted.

Things we need:
Diapers size newborn through size 6…pull ups 3t-5t…unscented wipes.
Pajamas size 3 months through size 4t (new or gently used).
Clothing (pants, shirts, outfits, winter coats) size 3 months through 4T (new or gently used);
Baby blankets, burp cloths, onesies (new or gently used
Boots and shoes

PRAYER TEAM
There are ladies available to pray for your concerns. If you have a prayer request, please call Cheryl Herman (989-495-6772) 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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