August 8, 2010

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GATHERING FOR WORSHIP Welcome, Announcements and Greetings Scripture and Prayer Psalm 46:1-11 (p. 559) Prelude “Morning Has Broken” * Hymn of Praise – #26 “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” * Unison Prayer of Invocation and Confession: As our Fortress, O God, our praise abounds for how You protect us through Your love and grace, saving us from ourselves and opening our hearts and souls to Your Son, Jesus Christ. Remove any fear of punishment and discipline from our minds so we may honestly confess our sins and seek Your forgiveness. For our giving into temptation, forgive us Lord, and restore us to a right relationship with You, through our Savior. May Your truth reign, for Your Kingdom is forever. Amen. * The Gloria Patri – #623 ACTS OF WORSHIP Children’s Message The Ministry of Prayer (#579, v. 1) “Jesus Loves Me” Pastoral Prayer The Lord’s Prayer (debts/debtors) Response - #344, v. 1 “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” Special Music “God Understands” Denny & Lois Hornish Genesis 30:1-24 (p. 29) “Be Still, My Soul” “Secret Pain”

Caleb Wooley, Paul Sigg, Clay Nafziger

THE WORD OF GOD Scripture Reading * Hymn – #347 Sermon

Josh Grime

RESPONDING TO GOD’S WORD Sharing Our Tithes and Offerings Offertory “Jesus Loves Me” * Doxology and Unison Prayer of Dedication: God of grace, You have given us so much - Creation, Life in this World and in the World to come through Your Son, Daily Provisions, Shelter, Family - too many blessings to count! Receive these gifts of faith as expressions of thanksgiving, giving glory to Your Providence. Amen. GOING FORTH * Closing Hymn – #354 “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms” * Benediction * Benediction in Song – #354 (refrain only) “Leaning on the . . .” * Postlude *All who can comfortably stand, please do so.

Welcome to

ST. JOHN’S CHRISTIAN CHURCH
“The Church on the Corner Whose Cornerstone is Christ”
We are a community of faith founded upon God’s Holy Word, preaching salvation through believing in Christ as Savior. We seek to live in God’s truth, being obedient to His Word and following in His ways.

WEEK OF AUGUST 8TH AT ST. JOHN’S CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Sun 8:00AM Worship Service (Sanctuary) 10:30AM Outdoor Worship (Harrison Lake Beach Shelter) 11:30AM Picnic Lunch (Harrison Lake Beach Shelter) Mon 10:30AM Staff Meeting (Office Closed) 1:15PM Worship Planning (Pastor Erich’s Office) Tues 9:15AM Bible Study– Genesis 32:1-21 (Fireside Room) 6:00PM College Small Group (Rupp’s, St. Rt. 2, Stryker) 7:00PM Fellowship Committee (Fireside Room) 7:00PM Property Committee (Parlor) Wed 10:00AM West Haven Bible Study (Fairlawn) 7:00PM SYF Summer Pool Party (Walker’s, 100 Charles St.) Thurs 4:00PM FC Habitat Build (812 Wood Street, Wauseon) 7:00PM MAP Committee (Fireside Room) 7:00PM Preschool Board (Parlor) Fri 8:00AM FC Habitat Build (812 Wood Street, Wauseon) 5:30PM Fether/Jackson Wedding Rehearsal (Sanctuary) Sat 8:00AM FC Habitat Build (812 Wood Street, Wauseon) 3:30PM Alicia Fether/Kyle Jackson Wedding (Sanctuary) Sun 8:00AM Worship Service (Sanctuary) 9:15AM Confirmation / Faith Village / Sunday School 10:30AM Worship Service (Sanctuary) 2:00PM Book Bag Bash (Outside & Inside Church) NEXT SUNDAY –AUG. 15TH - 12TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST Sermon Title – “Kindred Reunions” by Pastor Erich Christman Scripture – Genesis 33 CHILDREN’S BULLETINS, LARGE PRINT BULLETINS, AND LARGE PRINT BIBLES are available on a table in the sanctuary narthex. DISCOVERY DAILY DEVOTIONAL GUIDES are available in the literature rack (suggested donation $2.50 each). Below is a list of this week’s readings: August 9 - Growing Trust ...................................... Genesis 31:43-55 August 10 - Growing Prayer .................................... Genesis 32:1-21 August 11 - Growing Strength .............................. Genesis 32:22-32 August 12 - Growing Grace ..................................... Genesis 33:1-20 August 13 - Growing Leadership ............................ Genesis 35:1-22 August 14 - Growing Rebellion........................... Hosea 11:12 - 12:6 ...........................Hosea August 15 - Growing Hope ........................................... Psalm 20:1-9 BOOK BAG BASH - NEXT SUNDAY, AUG. 15TH, FROM 2-6PM – Our first annual Book Bag Bash is designed to bless children with school supplies for the coming year, to welcome people to our church, and introduce them to who we are and the love of Jesus Christ! There are many activities the Evangelism Committee still needs help with; sheets are posted on the bulletin board with details and times noted. Be sure to check them out, sign up and be involved in this evangelism outreach.

MISSIONARIES • Dr. Raj, Shobha & Ravi Arole – CRHP, Jamkhed, India • Tony & Leila Frank – Maputo, Mozambique • Larry & Linda Rupp – Kajiado Children’s Home, Kenya • Tom & Megan Langsdorf – Moroni, Comoro Islands, Africa • Judd & Becky McClarren – Wauseon, Ohio (Jan., 2011 - AWBE) • Wes Cribbs – Great Commission Ministries, Bowling Green • Kyle Chase – Great Commission Ministries, University of Michigan • Derek & Ashley Rosenberger – Creation Care Study Program, Belize • Ryan Volkman – LCMS World Missions, Slovakia PRAYER JOYS, CONCERNS, REQUESTS – Please Pray For: • Ryan Volkman, who leaves August 12th for Slovakia. • Judd and Becky McClarren, who were burned in a recent kitchen accident. Becky suffered 1st degree burns on her face and 2nd degree burns on her arms. Judd has 3rd degree burns over 20% of his body and is a patient at the burn center in St. V’s. • Pastor Dave Voll, who has been diagnosed with a tumor in his prostate (address: St. Paul UCC, 165 Toussaint St., Oak Harbor, OH 43449). • Linda Rupp, who is awaiting a second operation for breast cancer. • Edna Rice, who is in rehab at Fairlawn. • Gary Frazier, who is home recovering from shoulder surgery. • Tyson Bostelman, stationed in Fort Carson, Colorado. • Colt Knipp, stationed in Fort Hood, Texas. • Kyle Ducey, stationed on the USS Boxer. • Dennis LaPorte, stationed at Travis Air Force Base in California. • All our home bound and care center residents. TODAY’S WORSHIP SERVANTS Acolyte Meridith Short Ushers Chris & Toni Neuenschwander Sound Tech James Grime Video Tech Dean Sauder Accompanist Lynne Christman Song Leader Elaine Winzeler ST. JOHN’S CHRISTIAN CHURCH 700 S. Defiance Street • Archbold, OH 43502 Ph: 419-446-2545 • Fax: 419-446-2546 • www.stjohnsarchbold.org Pastor Rev. Erich Christman (Cell 419-551-0401) Associate Pastor Rev. Adam Just (Cell 419-551-6499) Administrative Assistant Sue Grieser (office@stjohnsarchbold.org (office@stjohnsarchbold.org) Director of Music Ministry Lynn Lehman (lehman5@rtecexpress.net) (lehman5@rtecexpress.net)

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