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OAK GROVE MORAVIAN CHURCH

120 Hammock Farm Road Winston-Salem, NC 27105 595-8167

Acolyte Ushers Nursery 9:45 a.m.

Jadyn Hooker Jody Colona, Gary McCracken, Jeff Styers and Eric Linville Patrick & Carrie Linville

PALM SUNDAY
April 1, 2012 The Rev. Matthew W. Allen, Pastor Watchword for the Week: Jesus said, ‘You will see the Son of Man seated at the right hand of Power, and coming with the clouds of heaven.” Mark 14:62 The hymns and liturgy are located in the Red Moravian Hymnal located in the lower pack racks in front of you. Prelude – All Glory, Laud, and Honor…………………..…………Kaufmann Choral Call to Worship – Hosanna, Loud Hosanna……..…….Jay Althouse *Hymn – Ride On, Ride On in Majesty…………………….………………#114 Welcome and Announcements *Admission of Members……………………………………………...…p. 111 *The Rite of Confirmation………………………………………………p. 112 The Baptism of Adults………………………………..………………..p. 113 Confirmation Class Creed The Presentation of Tithes and Offerings Prayer Anthem – The Palms…………………………………………...J. Faure Scripture: Mark 11:1-11 Meditation *Liturgy – Palm Sunday……………………………………………………p. 31 *Postlude – Psalm 19………………………….……………………….Marcello *If you are able, please stand. *The congregation will process outside and stand facing the entrance to God’s Acre for the Dedication of the New Arch and Fence. Welcome to all who worship at Oak Grove Moravian Church on this Palm Sunday. We are especially happy to greet visitors and ask that you kindly fill out a blue visitor’s card and place it in the offering plate. Today we celebrate Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem and proclaim: Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord.

The flowers on the altar are to the glory of God and in loving memory of all members and friends of Oak Grove Moravian Church who have died since last Easter by Faye Gardner. Prayer List: Ethel Idol, Helen Hammock, Laura Canrobert, Addison and Joyce Hooker, Charlie Dillon, Steve McCracken, Faye Collins, James Demby, Maggie Mounce Shut-ins: Ollie Fulcher, Gary Hester, Mary Sell, Walt Sell Our Stewardship of Last Week Attendance – 113 Offering – $2,164.00 We welcome into our communicant membership today: By Rite of Confirmation: AmyLynn Colona, Kelsey Wolfington, Katrina Stevens, Sam Peddycord, and Eli Renigar By Adult Baptism: Mollie Mounce Our new members will remain at the front of the sanctuary after the service. Please greet them and welcome them into our church family. New Members Covered Dish Supper is this evening at 5:30 in the Fellowship Hall. Holy Week Readings begin this evening in the Sanctuary. Services will continue nightly through Friday. On Maundy Thursday we will have Communion and on Good Friday a Lovefeast. The band will play a prelude Thursday and Friday evening beginning at 6:30. All services begin at 7:00. Copies of Readings for Holy Week are available to purchase for $7.00. See Johnny Vanhoy. Great Sabbath Service of Music at Home Church will be this Saturday, April 7at 7:00 p.m. Easter is next Sunday. Worship will begin in the sanctuary at 9:45 a.m. and will conclude in God’s Acre. There will be no Sunday School. Saturday, April 14 our RCC (Regional Conference of Churches) will sponsor a workshop Church Communication in the 21st Century at Fairview Moravian Church from 1-4 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Sunday, April 22 we will celebrate Pastor Allen’s 10 years of ministry at Oak Grove. We will have a Potluck Lunch in the Fellowship Hall at 12:30. Youth Fellowship Groups will begin Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Church Staff
The Rev. Matthew W. Allen, Pastor Sandra Grindstaff, Organist Robin Hancock, Choir Director Robert Clark, Band Director Angie Renigar, Secretary
Board of Elders
Ann Seivers Loretta Snow Louise Whealton David Hester Robin Wolfington Faye Gardner

Board of Trustees
Jeff Styers Patrick Linville Johnny Vanhoy Wayne Stevens Mike May Harvey Seivers

CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK of April 1 – 8
Today, April 1 9:15 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 2 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 10:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 5 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Friday, April 6 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 7 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 8 9:45 a.m. Prayer Time Worship Sunday School New Members Potluck Holy Week Readings (pgs 5-20) Holy Week Readings (pgs 21-49) Craft Class Holy Week Readings (pgs 49-63, 75-88) Holy Week Readings (pgs 88-117) Band Prelude Holy Week Readings (pgs 65-74) and Holy Communion OFFICE CLOSED Band Prelude Lovefeast and Holy Week Readings (pgs 117-139) Great Sabbath Service of Music Resurrection Service beginning in the Sanctuary and Concluding in God’s Acre

Crisis Control donation for April – Applesauce