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The Altar Flowers today are given to the glory of God and

in honor of their 65th wedding anniversary by Bob & Flo Lockman;
Write your prayer requests here in honor of their wedding anniversary by Rich & Linda Sharff.

If you would like your prayer request to
be included on the Caring For One This Week at Aldersgate
Another daily e-mail prayer chain,
please check here.  Today, September 2
9:00 am Worship (Sanctuary)
10:00 am Sip ‘n Chat Refreshment and Fellowship (RR)
10:00 am Children’s Sunday School (106)
10:00 am Youth Sunday School (YR)
10:00 am Adult Sunday School
Friendship Class (208); Seekers (111); Agape (108)
Sermon Discussion Group (RR);
Adult Sunday School Class (FH)
11:00 am Worship (Sanctuary)
12:00 pm Sip ‘n Chat Refreshment and Fellowship (RR)
If you have a prayer concern, 3:15 pm Youth Praise Band (S)
there are several avenues for
sharing with the Aldersgate Monday, September 3 — Happy Labor Day
Church Offices Closed
family.
Tuesday, September 4
You may submit your requests to Pastor Julie’s Sabbath Day
the Caring For One Another e- Here WEE Grow Again set-up (lower level)
mail prayer chain. Contact Jeanne 9:00 am Bulletin announcement submissions due
10:00 am Quilters Guild (FH)
Hamlin (jeaham@comcast.net).
1:30 pm Alzheimers Support Group (208)
4:15 pm Cov. Discipleship (Parlor)
The detachable portion of this
bulletin includes a space for Wednesday, September 5
written prayer concerns that you Here WEE Grow Again set-up (lower level)
may place in the offering plate. 6:00 pm Instrumental Ensemble (S)
7:30 pm Chancel Choir (S)

Thursday, September 6
Here WEE Grow Again set-up (lower level)
11:00 am Busy Hands Craft Group (RR)
6:30 pm Sweet Adelines (CR)
7:00 pm Praise Band rehearsal (S)

Friday, September 7
Pastor Rob’s Sabbath Day

Saturday, September 8 “Make disciples of Jesus Christ for the
8:00 am Men’s Group (208) transformation of the world.” Matthew 28:19

Key: 1500 East Rio Road • Charlottesville, VA 22901
CR = Choir Room
FH = Fellowship Hall
434.973.5806 • info@cvaumc.org
HR = Hospitality Room www.cvaumc.org • www.facebook.com/cvaumc
K = Kitchen
RR = Reed Room (Old Sanctuary)
UFH = Unfinished Fellowship Hall
WC = Welcome Center September 2, 2018
YR - Youth Room
SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 — FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
9 AM WORSHIP
SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 — FIFTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
11 AM WORSHIP
Sermon Notes Communication Card
Prelude “Trio No. 3 for Clarinet, Horn, and Piano” R. Scarfullery ________________ September 2, 2018
Gathering Music
The Checchi Family
Welcome Rev. Rob Robertson, Lead Pastor
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Welcome Rev. Rob Robertson, Lead Pastor card, then tear at the perforation and
*Opening Hymn #577 “God of Grace and God of Glory” ________________ place it in the offering plate.
*Opening Songs
“Lead Me to the Cross”
*Call to Worship Bob Forrest ________________ Name: ________________________
Leader: Though the battles continue to rage in the distance,
“We Believe”
People: Christ has already won the victory. ________________ ______________________________

*Congregational Prayer Victoria Megginson
Leader: Though we may be weak and weary from the fight, ________________ Email: ________________________
People: God provides us with a full set of armor
Everlasting God of glory, who called Moses and the Israelites to stand firm
in the face of battle, we gather this morning to be renewed and restored
to strengthen and protect us. ________________ ______________________________
Leader: Come and help us stand firm, O Lord.
as your people. You have gathered us up from our own places, and
People: “I already have,” God says. ________________ Phone: _______________________
brought us onto this holy ground as one people, united in the love of ______________________________
Christ. We pray now, O Lord, for your Holy Spirit to come among us and
“Put on your armor just as you have put on Christ.” ________________
empower us to be the people you have called us to be. In the Name of *Opening Prayer Bob Forrest
Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Amen. Everlasting God of glory, who called Moses and the Israelites to stand firm ________________ I would like to:
in the face of battle, we gather this morning to be renewed and restored ________________  RSVP to Church Picnic, Sept. 9
Children’s Message Rev. Rob Robertson as your people. You have gathered us up from our own places, and
Children are invited to attend Children’s Church on the lower level. brought us onto this holy ground as one people, united in the love of ________________ Adults _____ Kids under 12 _____
Christ. We pray now, O Lord, for your Holy Spirit to come among us and
Prayers of the People and the Lord’s Prayer #895 empower us to be the people you have called us to be. In the Name of ________________  Name Tag needed for: _________
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
Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Amen. ________________ ______________________________
Come Now, Children
bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass ________________
against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Children’s Message Rev. Rob Robertson  Learn more about Aldersgate
thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. Children are invited to attend Children’s Church on the lower level. ________________
Prayers of the People  Be added to weekly e-Note
Offering Prayer
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Scripture Lesson Ephesians 6:10-18 NRSV Bob Forrest
________________  Explore membership / baptism at
Offering and Song of Response “Chain Breaker” Sermon “Standing In the Armor of God” Rev. Julie Nitzsche, Assoc. Pastor Aldersgate Church
*Hymn #374 “Standing On the Promises”
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Scripture Ephesians 6:10-18 NRSV Victoria Megginson  Receive a call from the pastor
Holy Communion, Invitation, Confession and Pardon
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Sermon “Standing In the Armor of God” Rev. Julie Nitzsche, Assoc. Pastor
Offering Prayer ________________  Learn more about giving my tithe
and/or offering online
Holy Communion Offertory “Trio No. 1 for Clarinet, Horn, and Piano” R. Scarfullery ________________
All are welcome at the Lord’s Table. Gluten-free bread and cup available. The Checchi Family  Back to Church Sunday — Names
*Doxology #94 ________________ and addresses of people
Music During Communion “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”
The Great Thanksgiving, Musical Setting D, #23 ________________ you wish to receive an
invitation to Back to
Prayer of Thanksgiving The Lord’s Prayer #895 ________________ Church Sunday on Sept. 9
(please include your name
*Closing Song “Anchor” Receiving the Bread and Cup ________________ and contact no. above)
Prayer of Thanksgiving
*Benediction ________________ ______________________________
*please stand as you are able *Hymn of Commitment #514 “Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus”
Additional information is projected on the screens *Benediction
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Postlude *please stand as you are able ________________ ______________________________
Additional information is projected on the screens