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Order for the Public Worship of God

Lead Pastor: Rev. Vernon Burrow 406-6385 Youth & Education Pastor: Rev. Brad Unland 772-4680 Minister of Music: Ben Spicer Worship Leaders: Rebecca Butler, Karen White August 25, 2013 14th Sunday after Pentecost Enter to Worship The Prelude and Call to Worship *The Hymn of Praise *Prayer of Invocation *The Gloria Patri #623 Time with Our Children (Children up to age 12 may come to the stage) Brad Unland (After this, children from three years old through 6th grade may go with Pastor Brad to the office complex for New Hope Kidz Childrens Church) *Hymn Great Is Thy Faithfulness #43 The Prayer of Confession (In Unison) Lord of Power and Mercy, we acknowledge that You want to give us more than we are ready to receive. You have offered your forgiveness, but we cling to our guilt. You have wanted us to have your joy, but we rather hold on to our sadness. You have wanted to make us strong, but we continue to choose to be weak. You have promised to empower us to do anything You want us to do, but we have said I cant far too often. Open our hearts this day to receive everything You want to give us. Open our hearts, Lord. Amen Individual Confessions (Pray Silently) The Assurance of Pardon *Hymn Welcome and Announcements Offertory Sentence Each man should give what he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Cor. 9:7 (NIV) *Doxology The Gospel Lesson The Message Luke 13:10-17 Pastor Burrow Be Ready for a Miracle in Church on Sunday #625 O, How I Love Jesus #529 I Just Came to Praise the Lord There Is a Redeemer #113 Acolytes #206 *Lighting of the Candles (Bringing in the Light of Christ) 10:00 a.m.

Invitation to Christian Discipleship and Church Membership *Hymn of Invitation Jesus, I Come #336 Welcome August 25, 2013
Please help us to know you better Please mark if address change Name: __________________________________ Address: ________________________________ ________________________________________

The Pastoral Prayer and Prayers of the People The Lords Prayer (in unison) Our Father, who 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, for ever and ever. Amen. *The Blessing and Benediction *Parting Song *Postlude Leave to Serve *Where this mark appears, all who are able please stand to honor God. (Feel free to stand or
keep seated according to your own comfort needs.)

Because He Lives (refrain)

#213 Acolytes

City: ___________________________________ State: _________ Zip: ___________________

*Extinguishing the Candles (Taking the Light of Christ into the World)

Home Phone: ____________________________ Cell Phone: ______________________________ Email: __________________________________ Spouse Name: ____________________________ Childrens Names: ___________________ Age_____ Grade______ ___________________ Age_____ Grade______

Members in Ministry
Today: Lock-Up: Rick White Media: Ron Hensley Ushers: Clayton Fisher, Jimmy Reynolds, Sean Haynes, Russ Winkler Nursery: Amanda Shoemake Hospitality: Judy Fields Next Sunday: Lock-Up: Evelyn Price Media: Rick White Ushers: Bill Brown, Jr., Kelly Brown, Mike Sebolt, Bobby Thompson Nursery: Help Needed Hospitality: Evelyn Price

___________________ Age_____ Grade______ ___________________ Age_____ Grade______ First Time Guest New in Community

Member of Church ___________________ ___________ City______________State_____ I desire a call from the Pastor I wish to be contacted by a Stephen Minister I would like information about this church I want to volunteer in this church How did you find our church?

Lectionary
Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; Hebrews 12:18-29; Luke 13:10-17. Color: Green.

Please circle your approximate age group(s): Youth (7th 12th) College Student Adult (30 50) Median Adult (51 64) Senior (65+)

Young Adult (18 29)

Our Prayer Requests


Prayer Requests (and to remove names from our list)
info@newhopecpchurch.com

The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous person availeth much. James 5:16
(For additions to or deletions from this list, or to place information in this bulletin, please call 449-7020 or email the church at info@newhopecpchurch.com.)

Confidential (Pastor only) (Note: Please indicate whether to include name(s) on Prayer List or not)

Praise and Answered Prayer

-Joanne Ramey (Evelyns friend) -Vivian Monnier (Bill Browns Grandma) -Sherry Tamberino -Lavina Dickson -Doug Tomlinson (Pattys husband) -Pauline Horton -Joyce Burrow -Helen Moss (Rachel Greers mother) -Debbie Vales -Sarah Voss and Family -Luke Smith (Evelyns grandson stationed in S. Korea) -Dora Crawford (homebound)

-Margaret Christmas (Ambers motherin-law, breast cancer) -Skylar Norcom (Rocky Mtn. Spotted fever) -Chassidy Thompson -Lacey Wilbur (Karen Whites older daughter) -Cara Ladd (Karen Whites younger daughter) -Clayton Fisher (heart problems) -Jean B. Smith (Paul Browns aunt) -Tina Eastland (Laguardo CP Church) -Matt Brandt and family -Lisa Bartlett (Scott and Brians mother) -Vivian Smrtic (out-of-state member)

I am interested in becoming part of New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Womens Ministry (C.P.W.M)
Contact Mary Thompson for Information (957-9550)

I am interested in meeting with a group during the morning. I am interested in meeting with a group after work or at night. I have been in a womens organization before.

New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church 7845 Coles Ferry Pike, PO Box 1215 Lebanon, TN 37088-1215 Church Phone: 449-7020 Website www.NewHopeCPChurch.com E-mail us at nwhpchrch0@gmail.com CCLI Copyright License #11118959

Welcome to Worship
elcome to New Hope Church, now into our third century serving God! If you are visiting, you will discover a loving, spirit-filled church family. Here is some helpful information as you join us in worship today: All who worship here are equals in the sight of God, regardless of race, age, gender, physical disability or religious affiliation. Communion, when celebrated, is open to all who profess Christ as Lord and Savior, whether affiliated with this church or not. Children may partake of Communion as well, if parents approve. A nursery is available during the service; please see a greeter for directions. (This is for infants and children up to 3 years of age.) Handicap-accessible restrooms are located off the narthex (main foyer) and adjacent to the entrance lobby in the Fellowship Hall/Gym. Please complete the tear-off attendance slip attached to the bulletin and drop it in the offering plate so we will have a record of your visit with us today. Thank you for remembering to silence your cell phone during the service. We ask that there be no food or beverages in the sanctuary, please. If you arrived as a visitor we hope that you leave as a friend and worship with us often! New Hope Church exists to: Glorify God in worship and rejoice in our life together; Share the Good News of the Gospel in word and deed; Reach as many as we can with the saving love of Jesus; Help each person grow toward Christian maturity, and find their place of service in the church and in the world.

in this important ministry of the local church. Please sign up on the tear-off porof the bulletin if you are interested. New Hope invites the men of the church and the surrounding community to a weekly Prayer Breakfast each Tuesday morning at 6:00 a.m. A devotional is shared over breakfast, and a time of prayer follows before the busy workday begins. In a casual atmosphere men may discuss concerns that stay within the group. A bond between friends develops. This is a meaningful time of fellowship for the men who attend. Visitors are always welcome. Come join us! New Hope Choir Led by Ben, the New Hope choir is more than just a choir. It is a small group that meets on Sunday mornings to fellowship, express concerns, reflect on a devotional together and pray for one another. Those in the choir are blessed to be in it together. Join the choir and find out why! They meet every Sunday after the Worship Service at 11:30. Stephen Ministry - Got a burden? You dont have to carry that burden alone. You can have a STEPHEN MINISTER who will spend time with you, listen to you, and walk beside you. If you or someone you know is interested in receiving care through the Stephen Ministry program at New Hope, please contact the pastor through the Church office at (615) 449-7020 and request that a Stephen minister contact you.

Ministries/Activities Within Our Church


TONIGHT - Empty Bowls and Potluck Dinner. Empty Bowls is a ministry at New Hope that the Session approved for the August and October I Love My Church dinners. Coming together as a community to help feed hungry people is at the heart of what Empty Bowls is all about. Empty Bowls is a national effort, where we will participate on Sunday evening August 25 by making bowls, and then on Sunday evening October 6 we will paint them. The bowls are then given away along with a soup meal, or they may be purchased back by the maker for a $15 donation. Ben Spicer is in charge of this program and will be glad to answer any questions you may have. Next Sunday September 1 Holy Communion. Gene Dyke will be in town and will sing for us during the morning worship service. Dont miss seeing Gene! A Childrens Choir will begin assembling next Sunday morning, September 1 at 8:50 a.m. Ben Spicer welcomes and encourages all children to participate! A Cumberland Presbyterian Womens (CPW) Ministry is forming at New Hope. Elder Mary Thompson invites each woman who can be available to join

Thought for the Week


ernon McGee tells this story about a man who wanted to argue about the Sabbath. The man said, "I'll give you $100 if you will show me where the Sabbath day has been changed." McGee answered, "I don't think it has been changed. Saturday is Saturday, it is the seventh say of the week, and it is the Sabbath day. I realize our calendar has been adjusted, and can be off a few days, but we won't even consider that point. The seventh day is still Saturday, and it is still the Sabbath day." He got a gleam in his eye and said, "Then why don't you keep the Sabbath day if it hasn't been changed?" McGee answered, "the DAY hasn't changed, but I have been changed. I've been given a new nature now, I am joined to Christ; I am a part of the new creation. We celebrate the first day because that is the day He rose from the grave." That is what it means that the ordinances have been nailed to the cross, Colosians 2:14. - J. Vernon McGee.