We also sing from a "Brown Book" made up of consistory-approved songs not available in the Hymnal.
February 23, 2020
“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom to the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, the release the oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”
Luke 4:18-19 (Jesus reading from Isaiah)
Welcome to all who worship here today. We are pleased to have Eric Van Der Molen preaching the Word today. May God bless us as we hear the gospel in preaching, and as we sing his praises, lift our prayers to him, and present our offerings of thanks.
THE MORNING SERVICE
Welcome and Announcements
Call to Worship
Silent Prayer of Final Preparation
Breathe on me, Breath of God, Fill me with life anew,
That I may love what Thou doest love, And do what Thou wouldst do.
Opening Hymn #111B:1,2,3,7 O Give the Lord Wholehearted Praise
Congregational Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. The only item on the agenda is the consideration and voting on Eric Van Der Molen. Approving Eric will require at least a 2/3rds majority of those voting. If you know of anyone who will not be able to attend, please encourage them to send absentee ballots.
This evening, after the evening service, we will have Songs and Sandwiches. Please make plans to attend with some light food and a loud singing voice!
We hope next Sunday to have our March Fellowship Meal. Those in charge of the meal are Ray & Barb Van Essendelft, Don & Cindy Hubers, Ed & Nelly Boerema and Luke & Teri Van Vuren. The first person on the list is in charge and responsible for five gallons of sweet tea, three gallons of lemonade and one gallon of unsweet tea.
Make plans now to attend the 11th annual Celebration of Life Banquet on Thursday, April 23 at The Washington Civic Center. Special guest speaker will be Laura Strabley. For information, to purchase tickets or to reserve a table, please call 252 -946-8040 or visit www.coastalpregnancycenter.org. Tickets are $35 each.
Kingdom Kids: Parents, please have your child wear old clothes or something they can get paint on as we will be painting for our craft on Wednesday.
Ladies’ Bible Study: Do personal Bible Study on Jeremiah p.163-169.
The Covenant Youth will be hosting a Fish Fry at Terra Ceia Christian School on Saturday, February 29 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Plates are by donation. Come out and enjoy the food and fellowship!
United in Prayer: Up-to-date Requests from our Missionaries.
Rev. Tony Zekveld is a church-planting missionary in Toronto, Ontario.
1. Pray that God may continue to raise office-bearers in our congregation.
2. Pray as we disciple new believers in the Christian faith. This takes constant, consistent effort and at the same time is a blessing.
3. We are one of two Christian churches [one is Pentecostal] in this large community dominated by religious temples. Pray that we may continue to be a light in this dark community. We are thankful for visitors and a base of contacts