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First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Contemporary Worship Service Sixth Sunday of Easter May 13, 2012 11:10am

The Congregation Gathers

Worship begins with songs and the sharing of Christs peace.

FCC THIS WEEK The calendar is available at Find us on Facebook too! Sunday, May 13 Mothers Day 9:00 Traditional Worship Service 10:10 Sunday School 10:10 Cakes for Cassie 11:05 Worship and Wonder 11:10 Contemporary Worship Service Monday, May 14 11:00 Disciple Development Dept Meeting Tuesday, May 15 7:00 Trustees Meeting Wednesday, May 16 CWF Groups Meet Thursday, May 17 9:30 Ministerial Staff Meeting Saturday, May 19 9:00 Arthritis Walk at Frontier City Sunday, May 20 9:00 Traditional Worship Service 10:10 Sunday School 10:10 Constitution and Bylaws Forum 11:05 Worship and Wonder 11:10 Contemporary Worship Service 12:10 Constitution and Bylaws Forum 5:00 Elders Meeting

Sharing of the Word

As a part our service today, we will share stories and read scripture. Todays message from Owen Cayton is What a Friend We Have in Jesus based on John 15:9-17 and Acts 10:44-48.

Joys, Concerns and Pastoral Prayer Gods heart is always open to Gods people and so we are called together to lift celebrations and concerns in prayer. God joins us in our deepest moments of pain and our greatest moments of joy...and everything in between. We take this time to pray for ourselves, the church, and the world in word and song. Sharing of Ourselves and God in Thanksgiving At the table of God, we offer ourselves and the work of our hands in service to God and the church in the world. In thanksgiving, we bring financial gifts as well as gifts of time and energy and sometimes other gifts like food for the food panty. We also bring bread and cup to place on the table. Communion is observed weekly. This is Christs table and all believers in Him are invited partake. If you wish to participate, please come forward at the invitation to the table. Communion is served by intinction (dipping your bread in the chalice).
W. Watkins

The flowers in the chancel area are from Johnny and Jackie Griffin in honor of Jackies mother, Nita Smith
It is the desire of our elders to be available for spiritual care. If you have a need with which the elders may be of assistance, please complete this card, tear it out, and place it in the provided box in the Narthex.

Congregational Care Request Card

Name:______________________________________ Contact Info: _______________________________________

(email, phone, or both)

The Congregation Scatters to Serve At the closing of worship, all are invited to commit or recommit ourselves to following Jesus. We are sent forth into the world in song, charged to be disciples in our daily lives.

I request from an Elder: ___ visit

___ phone call ___ email ___ prayer

Care/Prayer Request: ______________________________________________________

Nursery: Children are always welcome in the service. We do provide a nursery for newborn - 3 years old for anyone who prefers to take their little ones there. Worship and Wonder: In room 117, the children will hear Bible stories and learn about God while experiencing the presence of God. Children ages 3 to 10 are invited to participate during the service. They will gather in the narthex during the passing of Christs peace and go together.

FCC-Stillwater 411 W. Mathews Stillwater, Oklahoma 74075 405.372.7722 Senior Minister: Owen Cayton Pastoral Assistant: LeAnn Sapp Children & Youth Ministries Director: Sondra Ladd Contemporary Music Director: Chris Firey