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EVENTS FOR THIS WEEK: December 4th December 10th Today 12/04 9:00 am Adult Focus Group 10:30

0 am Worship Noon-2 pm Open House at parsonage 6:30 pm Den Meeting Monday 12/05 Tuesday 12/06 7:00 am MRMC 8:15 am ROMEOs will meet at Sunrise Diner 7:00 pm Choir in sanctuary 7:00 pm Boy Scouts Court of Honor in Fellowship Hall Wednesday 12/07 7:00 am MRMC 6:00 pm Brownies Thursday 12/08 10:00 am Bible Study 5:30 pm Girl Scouts 7:00 pm Bible Study Name Tags Please remember to wear your name tags in church AND during the fellowship time after church. A basket will be provided in the Fellowship Hall to place your name tag in it after fellowship time. Name tags will only be made every two (2) weeks. Due to interference with our technical support system, please turn off all cell phones & pagers. Offering placed on the communion rail during Holy Communion is used to help those in need in our church and the community. Open House - Pastor Daryl and Pastor Debbie invite you to an open house at the parsonage today from noon to 2 pm. Canned Food Sunday, Dec. 11 - Due to an increase in distribution of boxes, we currently have only 1 completely filled box. The following items are needed to pack additional boxes: canned soup, dry soup mix, canned fruit and powdered milk. Thank you for your continued support of this ministry. January Newsletter articles are due next Sunday, Dec. 11. UMM & ladies will meet for dinner at Golden Corral on Dec. 14 at 5:30 pm. Everyone is invited. If you plan to attend, please sign-up at the Connection Station by Dec. 12. MODELs will meet at 12:30 pm on Dec. 15 at Outback Steakhouse on SR 200. If you plan to attend, please email your reservation to dhumcvol@yahoo.com or call the office by Dec. 13. You can order Outback gift cards from GLSC by Monday, Dec. 5. Dont forget to bring a dollar to be donated to Florida UM Childrens Home.

Our Mission Statement

Serving Christ by Learning, Leading and Loving


We are glad you are here!

Druid Hills United Methodist Church


1712 S.E. Lake Weir Road Ocala, Florida 34471 352-629-5688 Rev. Daryl W. Allen, pastor Email: druidhillsum@aol.com Pastors blog: www.pastordaryl.blogspot.com Website: www.druidhillsocala.org

Second Sunday of Advent


December 4, 2011

WE HEAR GODS WORD PROCLAIMED


Second Scripture Lesson Peoples Response: Sermon: Matthew 1:18-25 (NRSV) NT, pg. 1

WE GATHER IN GODS PRESENCE


Worship Leader: This is the day the Lord has made. All: Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Welcome and Announcements Time of Greeting Prelude & Lighting of the Candles

May God add His richest blessings to the reading, the hearing, and the living out of His Holy Word. Amen. Marys Christmas: The Annunciation & Reaction Rev. Daryl W. Allen UMH 12

Sacrament of Holy Communion

WE DEPART TO SERVE AND SHARE GODS LOVE


*Hymn of Dedication Rev. Daryl W. Allen *Benediction *Benediction Response O Come, All Ye Faithful (chorus) UMH 234 What Child Is This
(altar rail open for prayer during this hymn)

WE COME BEFORE GOD IN WORSHIP


Opening Prayer *Praise Hymn *Call to Worship First Scripture Lesson *Peoples Response: Lighting of the Advent Wreath Young Disciples Moment Luke 1:26-38 (NRSV) Gloria Patria His Name Is Wonderful

UMH 219

UMH 174 bulletin insert NT, pg. 56 UMH 70

Communion stewards for todays service are Nancy & John Battin & Louise Young The flowers on the altar are given by John Battin in celebration of Nancys birthday Choir Director: Lenny Shank Greeter: Libby Orbison Liturgist: Melva Sanon Head Usher: Steve Rittmayer

WE COME BEFORE GOD IN PRAYER


Sharing of Joys and Prayer Concerns *Hymn of Preparation Prayer Peoples Response The Lords Prayer UMH 895 To a Maid Engaged to Joseph
(altar rail open for prayer during this hymn)

Last weeks offering: $1,845.00


UMH 215

Attendance: 117

WE OFFER OUR TITHES AND PRAISE


Prayer of Blessing and Consecration Offering and Offertory *Peoples Response Doxology *Congregation standing as you are able. UMH 95

Please remember these people in prayer this week: Murriel Allen, Luann Bainbridge, Jeff Bixler, Margery Bland, Jason Bonell, Bob Brombacker, Edie Caroleo, Rose Carroll, Eunice Charles, Kenny Chastain, John Clayton, Fred Coder, Ralph Cooley, Debbie Creef, Tiffany Critchfield, Jim Dekersky, Raymond & Violet Dyer, Lisa Faulk, Jean Fay, Eddie Ferguson, Jennifer Foster, Mary Frye, Brad Fuller, Bradley Garris, Tina Gorski, Abby & Damon Graham, Ruth & Jim Griffith, Joey Hager, Bernie Hamilton, Tola & Emil Hass, DeNease Hicks, Robert Hildenbrandt, Jean Hoesman, Harry Hosey, Linda Hughes, Tom Klotz, Joanne Knepp, Alene & Les Krouse, Flo LaVine, Charles Lee, Michael MacPherson, Berniece Mason, Sandi Moore, Ed Munday, Sue Murray, Carole Newlin, Carol Peterson, Doris & Bill Pitts, Kathy Puskar, Jan & Don Ridley, P. R. Rion, Ilene Rittmayer, Wilhelmina Rogers, Mary Ann & Mike Roos, Rob Sanders, Emily Shaw, Harvey Singley, Floy Smith, Adele Stipp, Gerry Theisen

Call to Worship O God our Father, you have brought us again to the glad season when we celebrate the birth of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Grant that his Spirit may be born anew in our hearts this day and that we may joyfully welcome him to reign over us. Open our ears that we may hear again the angelic chorus of old. Open our lips that we, too, may sing with uplifted hearts. Glory to God in the highest, and on earth, peace, goodwill toward all; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Call to Worship O God our Father, you have brought us again to the glad season when we celebrate the birth of your Son, Jesus Christ our Lord. Grant that his Spirit may be born anew in our hearts this day and that we may joyfully welcome him to reign over us. Open our ears that we may hear again the angelic chorus of old. Open our lips that we, too, may sing with uplifted hearts. Glory to God in the highest, and on earth, peace, goodwill toward all; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Christmas Poinsettias
Please use this form to place your order for Christmas poinsettias you would like to purchase in honor or memory of someone. $8.00 donation for each poinsettia ordered. Your name: ____________________________________________ IN HONOR OF: ________________________________________ IN MEMORY OF: ______________________________________ Total number of poinsettias ordered: ______ @ $8.00 per poinsettia = $_________ Please complete this order form and place it in the offering plate, along with your payment. Deadline for order and payment: Sunday, December 11

Christmas Poinsettias
Please use this form to place your order for Christmas poinsettias you would like to purchase in honor or memory of someone. $8.00 donation for each poinsettia ordered. Your name: ____________________________________________ IN HONOR OF: ________________________________________ IN MEMORY OF: ______________________________________ Total number of poinsettias ordered: ______ @ $8.00 per poinsettia = $_________ Please complete this order form and place it in the offering plate, along with your payment. Deadline for order and payment: Sunday, December 11

Poinsettias may be taken home after the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.

Poinsettias may be taken home after the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.

Library BOOK donations The Friends of the Ocala Public Library would love your donations of gently used books, childrens book, magazines, DVDs and CDs. If you are clearing space before your Christmas gifts arrive, please consider dropping donations off at HeadquartersOcala Library, 2720 E. Silver Springs Boulevard from 10-6 weekdays and 10-5 Saturdays. The Book Market is located to the right in the lobby. All money from the sale of books goes to support the library. PACE Centers for Girls Celebrates the Holidays with a Special Holiday Day PACE Marions Annual Holiday Day will take place on Friday, Dec. 16. Ocala West UMW have graciously donated their time & talents to sponsor the Holiday Lunch on that day. Along with the luncheon, PACE girls will be able to participate in the Holiday Point Auction. PACE Girls earn points throughout each school day by coming to school on time, completing weekly assignments & participating in volunteer service. Girls in turn can accumulate these points to purchase items from the Point Boutique, Point Auction & other special occasions for themselves or their family members. PACE Center for Girls of Marion County is requesting specialty items for the girls for this holiday day. The following items will be included in either the Point Auction or gift bags for the girls & their families: $10 gift cards for grocery stores or gas stations, movie passes, body pillows, pajama sets (all sizes), full size hygiene products (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toothpaste), CDs (variety of appropriate music choices), DVDs (variety of appropriate movie choices), costume jewelry (necklaces, earrings, bracelets). Items may be dropped off at the center, 1601 NE 25th Ave., 302, MondayFriday, 8 am to 4 pm. PACE Center for Girls appreciates all the community support during the holiday season & in this greatest time of need. If you have questions, please contact Veronica Vaughan at 369-0571. About PACE Center for Girls, Inc. - Recognized as the most effective program in the country for keeping girls out of the juvenile justice system, PACE Center for Girls, Inc. is a Florida-based, 501(c)3 non-residential prevention program for at-risk girls & young women. PACEs mission is to provide girls & young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training & advocacy. PACE values all girls, believing each one deserves an opportunity to find her voice, achieve her potential & celebrate a life defined by responsibility, dignity, serenity & grace.

Library BOOK donations The Friends of the Ocala Public Library would love your donations of gently used books, childrens book, magazines, DVDs and CDs. If you are clearing space before your Christmas gifts arrive, please consider dropping donations off at HeadquartersOcala Library, 2720 E. Silver Springs Boulevard from 10-6 weekdays and 10-5 Saturdays. The Book Market is located to the right in the lobby. All money from the sale of books goes to support the library. PACE Centers for Girls Celebrates the Holidays with a Special Holiday Day PACE Marions Annual Holiday Day will take place on Friday, Dec. 16. Ocala West UMW have graciously donated their time & talents to sponsor the Holiday Lunch on that day. Along with the luncheon, PACE girls will be able to participate in the Holiday Point Auction. PACE Girls earn points throughout each school day by coming to school on time, completing weekly assignments & participating in volunteer service. Girls in turn can accumulate these points to purchase items from the Point Boutique, Point Auction & other special occasions for themselves or their family members. PACE Center for Girls of Marion County is requesting specialty items for the girls for this holiday day. The following items will be included in either the Point Auction or gift bags for the girls & their families: $10 gift cards for grocery stores or gas stations, movie passes, body pillows, pajama sets (all sizes), full size hygiene products (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toothpaste), CDs (variety of appropriate music choices), DVDs (variety of appropriate movie choices), costume jewelry (necklaces, earrings, bracelets). Items may be dropped off at the center, 1601 NE 25th Ave., 302, MondayFriday, 8 am to 4 pm. PACE Center for Girls appreciates all the community support during the holiday season & in this greatest time of need. If you have questions, please contact Veronica Vaughan at 369-0571. About PACE Center for Girls, Inc. - Recognized as the most effective program in the country for keeping girls out of the juvenile justice system, PACE Center for Girls, Inc. is a Florida-based, 501(c)3 non-residential prevention program for at-risk girls & young women. PACEs mission is to provide girls & young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training & advocacy. PACE values all girls, believing each one deserves an opportunity to find her voice, achieve her potential & celebrate a life defined by responsibility, dignity, serenity & grace.