OCTOBER 29, 2017

THE SERVICE OF WORSHIP
THE LORD’S DAY
OCTOBER 29, 2017

“The LORD is my strength and my shield;
My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart greatly rejoices,
And with my song I will praise Him.”
Psalms 28:7 NKJV

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

Words of Welcome and Fellowship Greeting
(Everyone, please sign the Worship Registration Book.)

Opening Prayer

Jesus Loves Me
“Good Good Father”
Chris Tomlin

Tithes and Offerings

TIME OF DEDICATION

Children are a gift from God. As a community of faith, we today express our gratitude to God for children. We commit to love and teach all the children that God has placed in our care. And we challenge these parents today to commit themselves to the highest standards of love. We also promise to provide support, encouragement, education, and prayer.

Children being dedicated today:

Caleb Alan MacArthur, born December 30, 2016
Parents: Adrian and Angie MacArthur

Nora Drew MacArthur, born February 6, 2017
Parents: A.J. and Amy MacArthur

Words of Thanksgiving and Dedication
Pastor to parents: Love is kind; love is not envious or arrogant or rude. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. These words from the Apostle Paul describe every good relationship – but especially the desired relationship of parents and children. Today, we invite you to commit yourselves to your child and to God.

Parents, will you commit yourselves today to be the parents that God would have you be? Will you strive to love your children? Will you encourage them to learn and grow? Will you treat them with respect? Will you give them the opportunity to learn about and walk with God? Will you help their faith grow? Will you acknowledge today that your children are precious gifts from God?

<strong Parents: We will.

Pastor to congregation: And will you, as their family of faith, bear constant witness to the love and grace of God? Will you pray and teach and love and nurture and encourage? Will you provide care both to these parents and to these children? Will you also help their faith grow? Will you love these children as
if they were your very own?

Congregation: We will.

Prayer of Blessing and Dedication

Children’s Blessing
Junior Church (Children ages 4 years through 3rd gr. dismissed.)

Scripture Reading: James 4:1-19
This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!

Morning Prayer

Message: “This World Has Nothing for Me”

Closing: Pastor Jack

Benediction

Pastor Jack Williams
Assoc. Pastor: Marlon Smith
Worship Leaders: Emma Hardies and Emily MacArthur
Guitars Musicians: Evelyn Avery, Donna Williams, Ben Williams

As guests of Huron Shores Fellowship, we extend a warm welcome! 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. _____________________________________________

THIS WEEK AT HURON SHORES FELLOWSHIP

TODAY, October 29
9:00 a.m. Prayer Time in the prayer room
9:30 a.m. Sunday Bible Study for all ages
10:45 a.m. Morning Worship Service
Infant and Toddler nurseries are available
Junior Church (4 yrs. through 3rd grade) will leave the Sanctuary after children’s blessing

TUESDAY, October 31
4:30 p.m. Women’s Bible Study. “God’s Plan for the Ages.” taught by Martha Hayes. All ladies are WELCOME

WEDNESDAY, November 1
5:15-5:45 Choir Practice
5:45 p.m. Potluck Supper
6:30 p.m. Youth programs for all ages
6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study, led by Pastor Jack will begin a new study from the book entitled: MAKING it to HEAVEN by John R. Lewis. How to Be Certain You’ll Spend Eternity with God. You will want to join in this very interesting study beginning Wednesday evenings at 6:30,

SATURDAY. November 4
TIME CHANGE Upon retiring, turn clocks back one hour – daylight savings time ends.

DUE DATE APPROACHING
Samaritan Purse Shoe Box Ministry “Operation Christmas Child.” will be due November 12. Please check the information on the table in the Narthex for suggestions and directions.
– Care and Outreach Team

College Student of the Week: Chase Sherwin
Please pray for our students and send a word of encouragement. (Addresses available in the foyer)

JUST A REMINDER
Our Prayer Team is available to pray for your concerns. If you have a prayer request, please call Cheryl Herman (989-595-2315) or Becky Sommerfield (517-481-6720) and they will pass it on to the prayer chain.

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