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ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING CHURCH CALENDAR UMW Meeting, January 3rd, 7PM Bible Study, Jan 5th, 7PM Mt. Zion UMC UMC Youth Group: Jan 9th, 5-7PM at Mt. Zion

Kulp United Methodist Church Catawissa, PA Pastor Chad Carter

Acolyte Training: Jan 23rd, 3:30PM at Kulp UMC

“And going into the house they saw the child with Mary his  mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening  their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense  and myrrh.” 

Youth & Jr. Youth Group: Jan 23rd, 5-7PM at Kulp UMC

Luke 2:11 

Service of Christian Unity; January 19th 7PM Kulp UMC Movie Night, January 22nd at Kulp UMC, 6PM

Food Bank at Cat 1st UMC, Jan 27th 4:30-6:15PM Church Council Meeting: February 8th, 7PM FIND US ON FACEBOOK: [search Catawissa Parish UMC] Wanted: Volunteers for visitation & hospitality teams. See Pastor Chad Kulp Scholarship Fund On January 9th, we will be taking up a love offering for the scholarship fund. There will be an envelope in your bulletin designated for the scholarship. When the offering is collected, if you have a gift for the fund, put it in the special envelope and place it along with your offering in the plate.

Bible in One Year MONDAY Dec 27: 2 Chrn 32; Rev 18; Zech 14 ; John 17 TUESDAY Dec 28: 2 Chrn 33; Rev 19; Malachi 1; John 18 WEDNESDAY Dec 29: 2 Chrn 34; Rev 20; Mal 2; John 19 THURSDAY Dec 30: 2 Chrn 35; Rev 21; Mal 3; John 20 FRIDAY Dec 31: 2 Chrn 36; Rev 22; Mal 4; John 21 SATURDAY Jan 1: Gen 1; Matt 1; Ezra 1; Acts 1 SUNDAY Jan 2: Gen 2; Matt 2; Ezra 2; Acts 2

December 26, 2010 “The Gifts of Faith”

Welcome to the Kulp United Methodist Church! We are glad to have you worshipping with us this morning. If you are visiting with us, please fill out the visitor card and place it in the offering. We want to know who is worshipping with us, and who you are! Welcome and announcements Prelude (the gift of music helps us to prepare our hearts for worship)

Hymn 230 “O Little Town of Bethlehem” “The Gifts of Faith”

Matthew 2:9-12

Offering (We give our gifts to God) Your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. Then there will be equality. ‘He who gathered much did not have too much, and he who gathered little did not have too little.’—II Corinthians 8:14-15 NIV

Lighting of the candles (the flame represents the presence of the Holy Spirit) *Doxology ‘Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;

Call to Worship (from Rev 12:10 & Isaiah 9:6)

praise Him, all creatures here below;

Leader: “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come. For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; Congregation: ...And His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Advent Reading Lighting of the 4th Advent Candle *Opening Hymn 251 “Go Tell It On the Mountain” Pastoral Prayer, closed with the Lord’s Prayer in Unison Children’s Message, the children are invited to the front of the sanctuary The children are dismissed to children’s church to “Jesus Loves the Little Children” Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Red and Yellow, Black and White, they are precious in His sight. Jesus love the little children of the world.

praise him above ye heavenly host; praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen.” *Hymn 238 “Angels We Have Heard On High Benediction Postlude The Acolyte will take the light of Christ into the world * please stand if it is comfortable for you to do so Pianist Janet Allis Pastor Chad Carter Email: Office: (570) 356-7022

12-26-10 KP  

December 26, 2010 “The Gifts of Faith” Bible in One Year MONDAY Dec 27: 2 Chrn 32; Rev 18; Zech 14 ; John 17 TUESDAY Dec 28: 2 Chrn 33; Rev...

12-26-10 KP  

December 26, 2010 “The Gifts of Faith” Bible in One Year MONDAY Dec 27: 2 Chrn 32; Rev 18; Zech 14 ; John 17 TUESDAY Dec 28: 2 Chrn 33; Rev...