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BROCKPORT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 92 Main Street at Erie, PO Box 247, Brockport, NY 14420; ph: (585) 637-4240 December 26 2010 ……………………………………… First Sunday in Christmastide *********************************************************************** Gathering Informal Greetings, Conversation Sharing of Joys and Concerns of the Congregation Focusing Organ Prelude, Lighting of Sanctuary Candles Introit: ……………………………………………………. “I Hear the People Singin’” Praise of Our Lord *Hymn: ………………………………………………… “The First Noel” UMH #245 Time of Prayer Congregational Prayer: (in unison) LORD, our God, as we gather again to worship, we are mindful of our shortcomings. We have wanted to go to Bethlehem, there to worship the newborn baby, but our many cares and worries keep us back. Forgive us for too often being so busy that we could not fall on our knees before you. HELP us to worship you rightly, to be willing to get up and go, to leave the comfort of our homes and our ways in order to do your will. WE thank you for those who have gone before us to worship, paving the way for us. IN all things, we give you thanks for your Son, whose birth we have just celebrated. We pray that he will continue to be born in our lives. WE pray in Christ’s name. AMEN. Silent Prayers Pastoral Prayer The Lord’s Prayer …………………………………………………………. UMH #895 Proclamation Special Music: ……………………………………………… “Go Tell It” Senior Choir Children’s Moment Scripture Lessons: ………...……………………………… Matthew 2:1-12 (NT pg. 1)

The Word of God, for the people of God. THANKS BE TO GOD. *Psalter Reading: ………………………………………. Psalm 148 (UMH pgs. 861-2) *Gloria Patri ………………………………………………………………….. UMH #70 *Hymn: ……………………………………..... “There’s a Song in the Air” UMH #249 Morning Message: …………………………………… “Glistening Gold” Rev. Snyder Response Offertory *Doxology …………………………. Praise God from Whom All Blessings” UMH #95 Congregational Prayer of Dedication (unison): CREATOR GOD, WE OFFER YOU THESE GIFTS WITH EYES OPEN TO HUMAN NEED; EARS TUNED TO EVERY CRY OF DESPAIR; HEARTS SYMPATHETIC TO THE PLIGHT OF OTHERS; FEET READY TO GO OUT OF THE WAY TO HELP; AND HANDS READY TO REACH OUT AND SHARE. IN CHRIST’S NAME! AMEN. Sending Forth for Service *Hymn: …………………………………….. “Once in Royal David’s City” UMH #250 *Benediction *Benediction Response: …………………………. “Go Tell it on the Mountain” UMH #251 *Postlude *Congregation Standing if possible Worship Assistants Liturgist Greeters Ushers Acolytes Nursery Hall Monitor Coffee Hour

December 26, 2010 Bruce Rex Dave & Pat Jewell Sandy Phillips Michelle Lopez & Alyson Mitchell Kris Coon Terry Marsham NO COFFEE HOUR

January 2, 2011 Dave Jewell Don & Barbara Cuthbert Mark & Donna Warner

Jean Brien Doug Steves Carol & Terry Marsham

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This Week at BUMC (12/26/10 – 1/2/2011)

Sun 12/26: Mon 12/27: Tues. 12/28 Wed 12/29: Thurs 12/30: Fri 12/31 Sat. 1/1/11 Sun 1/2/11:

No Adult Sunday School; 11th Step Meditation AA Group 7:30 pm in Library Scout Pack 316 Mtgs. 6:45 pm; AA Mtg. 7:30 pm Courtyard Rm Sally Martin in Hall 4:30; VIV 6 pm; Sr. Choir 7 pm in Sanctuary HAVE A HAPPY & SAFE NEW YEAR!

 Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011 – Open House at Parsonage; Sandler Family in Hall 3:30 pm; 11th Step Meditation AA Group 7:30 pm in Library  Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 – Scout Pack 316 Den Mtgs. 6:45 pm  Thursday, Jan. 6 – Sally in Hall 4:30 pm; Girl Scout Troop #978 – 6:30 pm in Hall  Sunday, Jan. 9 – 11th Step Meditation AA Group 7:30 pm in Library  Monday, Jan. 10 – Scout Pack 316 Den Mtgs. 6:45 pm  Wednesday, Jan. 12 – Mom’s Club in Hall 9:30 am; VIV 6:00 pm; Sr. Choir 7:00 pm  Thursday, Jan. 13 – Sally in Hall 4:30 pm  Sunday, Jan. 16 – Human Relations Day (special offering); BUM Players 7:00 pm; 11th Step Meditation AA Group 7:30 pm in Library  Monday, Jan. 17 – Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday – Office Closed; Rich Pye Mtg. 7:00 pm in Library  Wednesday, Jan. 19 – Sally in Hall 4:30 pm; VIV 6:00 pm; Sr. Choir 7:00 pm  Thursday, Jan. 20 – Sally in Hall 4:30 pm; Girl Scout Troop 978 6:30 pm in Hall  Sunday, Jan. 23 – BUM Players 7:00 pm; 11th Step Meditation AA Group 7:30 pm in Library  Monday, Jan. 24 – Scout Pack 316 Den Mtgs. 6:45 pm; BUM Players 7:00 pm; AA Group 7:30 pm in Courtyard Rm.  Tuesday, Jan. 25 – BUM Players 7:00 pm in Hall

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