Bulletin October 6, 2013

Gathering in Gods mercy

Pre-service music

Hymns             For the beauty of the earth                 HWB 89

Call to worship                                                based on Psalm 29

Leader: In holy splendor, we worship the Lord.

People: In God is glory and strength.

The Lord is mighty. God is with us.

Leader: In torrents and storms, God’s peace pervades.

People: In rumbling thunder, the mighty voice soothes.

The Lord is majestic. God is with us.

Leader: The whisper of the Lord snaps silence.

People: the unwavering sound persists.

The Lord is awesome. God is with us.

Leader: As flames being fanned, the presence grows.

People: In its shadow the wilderness pleads.

            The Lord is powerful. God is with us.

Leader: Enthroned, God rules the universe.

People: The peaceful scepter prevails.

God reigns, God is with us.

Leader: In whirling winds, nature acknowledges glory.

People: The people in the temple rejoice.

            It is certain. God is with us.




Hearing Gods grace

Children’s story

Offering/Hymn           Grant us, Lord, the grace        HWB 388

  “Grant us, Lord, the grace of giving, with a spirit large and free, 

   that ourselves and all our living we may offer unto thee.”

Scripture          Job 28:20-27; Luke 8:22-25

Sermon            Sarah Thompson



Sharing Gods grace

Sharing of joys and concerns and church at work (Announcements)

Pastoral Prayer




This Week at CMC

Mon     Blessed are the Peacemakers              7:00 pm

Sun      Sung Communion Service -Fellowship meal

Upcoming Events

Oct 15 Men's breakfast at Bodo's on Preston             6:30 am

Blessed are the Peacemakers                          7 pm

Oct 22 Blessed are the Peacemakers                          7 pm

Oct 29 Men's breakfast at Bodo's on Preston             6:30 am

Ad Council                                                     7 pm

Nov 4  Board of Elders                                              7 pm


Invitation from VMRC Auxiliary

What:  Soup and Bread Lunch, 11 am - 1 pm, Saturday, October 26, in Detwiler Auditorium.
Soup Choices:  Chicken Noodle, Chili, Vegetable.  Meal includes soup, homemade bread, dessert of gingerbread with pumpkin whip, or cookies.
Suggested donation:  $10 single serving; $20 quart (quart meal comes with 3 breads & desserts)
ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED.  Contact Jeanne Hartman at 540-746-8000.  Deadline for tickets, October 22, 4 pm.