APRIL 8, 2018

The Service of Worship
April 8, 2018

“This is love: not that we loved God,
but that He loved us and sent His Son
as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.”
I John 4:10

Every Sunday, the people of God gather to celebrate the love of God.
He demonstrated Hs immense love by sending Jesus, His only Son. And we respond to that love through worship, thanksgiving,
and obedience.
Today, let us celebrate the love of God.

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 APOSTLE’S CREED

Congregational Praise

“Lord I Lift Your Name on High (107)
“Nothing but the Blood” (337, vs.1,2,3)
“Jesus Paid It All” (305, all)
“I Stand in Awe” (80)

Tithes and Offerings
Offertory: Helen Timm

Choir Anthem: “Cross for a Crown”

Children’s Blessing
Junior Church
(Children ages 4 yrs. through 3rd grade dismissed.)

Scripture Reading: Psalm 139: 1-15 Martha Hayes
This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God!

Message: “Only Kids Allowed “
Pastor Marlon Smith

Closing: (658) Responsive Reading:
“Children of God”
From I John 3:1, 16-22; Psalm 139:23-24 (NIV)

WORSHIP LEADER: How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God.

EVERYONE: And that is what we are!

WORSHIP LEADER: Dear Friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known.

EVERYONE: But we know that when He appears,
we shall be like Him, for we shall see Him as He is.

WORSHIP LEADER: Everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure. This is how we know what love is:

EVERYONE: Jesus Christ laid down His life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.

WORSHIP LEADER: If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him how can the love of God be in him? Dear children, let us not love with words, but with actions and in truth.

EVERYONE: This then is how we know that we belong to the truth, and how we set our hearts at rest in His presence whenever our hearts condemn us.

WORSHIP LEADER: For God is greater than our hearts, and He knows everything. Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God and receive from Him anything we ask, because we obey His commands and do what pleases Him.

EVERYONE: Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me and lead me in the way everlasting.

Benediction

Pastor Marlon Smith
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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THIS WEEK AT HURON SHORES FELLOWSHIP
TODAY, April 8, 2018
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

MONDAY, April 9
11:30 a.m. Ladies Luncheon, @ Applebee’s. All ladies invited to join us.
TUESDAY, April 10
2:30 p.m. Care and Outreach Team
5:30 p.m. Worship and Arts Team
5:30 p.m. Missions Team
6:30 p.m. Leadership Team
WEDNESDAY, April 11
5:15 p.m. Choir Practice
5:45 p.m. Potluck Dinner
6:30 p.m. Youth Programs
6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study

THANK YOU
Dear Huron Shores Fellowship Church Family,
Thank you so much for thinking of me during this time of year and for blessing me with a note of encouragement and financial gift! With graduate school being crazy as the school year nears the end, it was so refreshing to hear from my loving community in Michigan! I feel so very blessed to feel known and to feel loved by Huron Shores Fellowship. Thank you!
Take Care, Kelsey Lewis

CALLING ALL GRADUATES
It is that time of year again – we’re putting together a list of all of our graduates – and we don’t want to leave anyone out. If you know any grads who are part of our church family (high school, college, graduate school) please call the church office and let us know. We will be recognizing our graduates in May.

2018 -AUGUST DATES
BLAST CAMP for youth grades 4,5,6 is scheduled
for August 9, 10, 11

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is scheduled for August 13-16. Please mark your calendars and plan accordingly.

APRIL CALENDAR
Paper copies of the APRIL 2018 calendar available in the wire stand in the Foyer. Please take a copy to help keep you up-to-date on the activities available at Huron Shores.
Also: The calendar is also posted on the church webpage http://www.huronshoresfellowship.org

PRAYER TEAM
Our Prayer Team is available to pray for your concerns. If you have a prayer request, please call Becky Sommerfield (517-481-6720) and she will pass it on to the prayer chain.

SONG REQUEST
If you have a song you would like to sing at our morning service, please deposit a suggestion in the box available in the Narthex.

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