June 23, 2013 Worship 10:30 am
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June 23, 2013 Prelude Welcome & Ministry Opportunities (Pastor Phil) Call to Worship Hymn of Praise Opening Prayer (Pastor Cliff) Songs of Praise & Worship Morning Prayer (Travis Phillips) Offering/Offertory Reception of New Members Hymn of Preparation (Children are dismissed for Jr. Church)
Scripture Reading (MaryAnne Austin) Message (Pastor Cliff) Closing Hymn Benediction
* Please feel free to stand or be seated during the singing ** Junior Church is for children in grades pre-K - 4th grade in the Education Wing. Age appropriate lessons, activities & snacks are provided. Requests for a recording of today's service may be made immediately following the service at the media booth. The recordings can be picked up one week from the date of request at the booth. Podcasts of recent sermons are available on our website!
We welcome you to our worship service this morning and pray that you will be blessed in the presence of the Lord Jesus. It is our desire to glorify God as a community of Christ followers who love God, love people, and make disciples because Jesus is the way, the truth and the life. If you do not have a personal relationship with Jesus or have questions about your faith, please feel free to speak with Pastor Cliff, Pastor Phil or one of the Elders. Communication Cards ~ please feel free to use these cards to ask for prayer or to update information. If you are a visitor, we would like to have a record of your visit. Cards may be placed in the offering plate or given to an usher on your way out of the sanctuary.
There will be a New Member Reception following the service today. Please join us as we welcome the newest additions to our EGCC family! Barbara Bischoff Nate Caldwell David Connors Perline Cooper Robert Daly Robin Daly Matt Delano Luke Delano
Eric Dulmes Kate Dulmes Chantelle Moon Felipe Moon Andrei Squires Emma Squires John Ferguson
Church Covenant Our church members ascribe to the following covenant and will on stated occasions pledge themselves to uphold it. â€œWe covenant with the Lord and one another; and do bind ourselves in the presence of God, to walk together in all His ways, according as He is pleased to reveal Himself unto us in His blessed Word of Truth.â€?
A Congregational Corporation Meeting for East Glenville Community Church, Inc. will be held on Tuesday, June 25th at 7:00 p.m., to conduct the following business:
To vote upon whether or not to call Rev. James Smith to become our next Senior Pastor at East Glenville Community Church.
Finance Report Weekly Budget: $8,073 Tithes & Offerings: $7,351 Parking Lot Fund YTD: $9,403 Parking Lot Fund Offering (6/16): $665
We invite your infants and toddlers to our nurseries where there is a competent staff waiting to care for them during the service. This Week (6/23):
Crib: No Sunday School Crib: 10:30 - Sherri Benner, Kelly Fischer Toddlers: 10:30 - Kim Switts, Megan Benner
Next Week (6/30):
Crib: No Sunday School Crib: 10:30 - Heather Sweet Haleigh Sweet Toddlers: 10:30 - Karra Brown, Carly DeLeonardo
VBS Kingdom Rock Starts Tomorrow! June 24-28 9am-Noon Please visit table in foyer after church: Snack donation information will be available Staff t-shirts will be available ($3 each) Volunteer Staff positions are now posted in the foyer.
Today June 25 June 24-28 July 7 July 21 July 21-27
6:00 pm 7:00 pm
*Please note date change
Reception of New Members Youth Mission Meeting @ Sloanâ€™s Congregational Business Meeting VBS Worship will begin at 9:30am *Scripture Memory Recitation Youth Mission Trip to Staten Island
Summer Worship There will be no Sunday School June 16th - September 1st Worship will begin @ 9:30am July 7th - September 1st
(9am Sunday School and 10:30 Worship will resume on September 8th)
EGCC is having a food drive for three Sundays in July (7th, 14th & 21st). Items to consider donating include: Peanut butter, canned fruits & vegetables, packets of gelatin and pudding, baking supplies, soups, spaghetti sauce, laundry soap, etc. There will be a collection point at the back of the church. Please be sure to check the expiration dates on all the items you are donating!
EGCC Camping Trip When : August 9th - 11th Where: Sacandaga Bible Conference Contact: Cindi Phillips has registration forms Cost: $25 per night $15 day use per family - $10 for individual Saturday night concert
If you need camping equipment, please let Cindi know.
Summer Reading Program 2013 The EGCC summer reading program will begin on June 24th and will end on August 24th. Please consider joining us this summer in our exciting reading program, which is intended to encourage reading and can provide the means to explore our own faith, gain information, and utilize our imaginations. All independent readers are welcome to join. There is a sign up sheet posted in the narthex, so please be sure to sign up between now and June 24th. As has been the tradition for the last two years, we will be celebrating our reading successes at an ice cream social likely in September. Prizes will be awarded for various achievements (most books/ pages read in each age category) and also at random. Thank you! Becky Blais, CE Board
There will be a Womenâ€™s Bible Study this summer on the topic of Being Disciples of Jesus. We will be meeting on Tuesday evenings at 7pm beginning on July 9th. Depending on the number of people interested, we will either meet at the Krainesâ€™ home at 8 Barry Lane in Glenville or at the church. Please contact Michelle Krain es at 3 9 9 -6 1 9 9 or email@example.com if you are interested in participating or if you have any questions.
Summer Youth Group Activities Tonight 6-8pm Youth Mission Trip Meeting at the Sloan’s house
July 7th 6:30pm Pool Party at the Phillip’s house July 21st-27th Youth Mission Trip to Staten Island Other Youth Group Dates: (Times and events to be determined)
July 28th August 11th August 25th
Prayer Guide Answer me when I call to you, O my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; be merciful to me and hear my prayer. - Psalm 4:1 Praise Candidate Weekend went great!
Congregational Vote VBS Church finances & Parking Lot Fund EGCC family’s & friends’ salvation Pray for EGCC Elder Board Send us into people’s lives to share God’s love in Christ through our witness Those who are unemployed, especially those who are a part of our church family The marriages and families within the church
Loved ones and friends who need our prayers…
Susan Richter, M. Shaver's sister: Endometrial Cancer, complications from surgery. For Shereen Massoud, friend of Diane Fisher, with the recurrence of a brain tumor Please pray for Isha, friend of the Miner-Squires family, who is fighting kidney failure after a bout of food poisoning. Please pray for Raymond DiCamillo (father-in-law of Andrea and Pete Slover’s daughter) who is hospitalized for treatment of cancer. Carol Versocki’s friend, Karen, who was in a horrible accident, had the wires removed from her jaw and was able to start on some solid food. Please continue to pray for her as her healing process is still a long, difficult one.
Serving Our Country & Community
All active members of the military, the veterans, and all of their families Our President and National Leaders Our local leaders and government
Alex & Fran Knauss, North Carolina (TWR) John & Gail Morris, Colorado (AOE)
Unfortunately, space limits the requests we can run continuously. Please continue to pray for those not appearing in this week’s bulletin. Please contact us if your prayer request needs to be updated.
Sermon Notes Sermon: “A Joyful Appreciation” Scripture: Philippians 4:10-23 I. Appreciate the Gifts You Receive (vss. 10-13) A. Rejoice When You Receive a Gift (vs. 10)
B. Be Gracious in Your Acceptance of Gifts (vs. 11)
C. Be Content in All Circumstances (vs. 12)
D. Depend on Christ, not People (vs. 13)
II. Appreciate Your Opportunities to Give (vss. 14-19) A. Giving is Good (vs. 14)
B. Don’t Wait for Others to Give (vs. 15)
C. Don’t Be Afraid of Giving Too Much (vs. 16)
D. Giving on Earth is Rewarded in Heaven (vs. 17)
E. Give to Please God (vs. 18)
F. Trust God to Meet All Your Needs (vs. 19)
Missionaries John & Melinda Bernard, South Carolina (UWM) Sharon Carlson, New York (IAM) Alex & Laura Crum, New York (WBT) Glen & Beverly Ewart, New York (IVCF) Joseph & Tamara Hill, Arizona (PIONEER) Paul & Nanette Holt, New York (IVCF) Rev. Ted & Diane Holzmann, Germany (TEAM) Alex & Fran Knauss, North Carolina (TWR) John & Gail Morris, Colorado (AOE) Cherie & Rick Vedder, New York (YFC) Gordon & Sara Williams, Wisconsin (WBT) Mark & Rae Wilson, Guinea (SIM)
General Outreach Conservative Congregational Christian Conference, East Glenville Christian Preschool, National Association of Evangelicals, Mekeel Christian School, Spa Christian School, Dorcas Society and Flannelgraph (EGCC), City Mission of Schenectady, Capital District Youth for Christ, Latham, NY
Retired Missionaries Paul & Grace Bartholomew (WBT), Claire Burford (BCM), Ruth Gibbs, North Carolina (SIM), Cliff & Melba Greene (WBT), Betty Hoffman (AWM), Rev. Michael & Athena Kantartjis (OC), Richard & Priscilla Mellen (WBT), Rev. Edwin & Sharon Pedersen (SAM), Natasha Poysti (RCR), Ardy Soules (ISI), Fred & Goldie Stoll (SIM), Chuck and Muriel Davis (AIM), Evie McNutt (MM)
Please pray as our Youth Mission Group heads to Staten Island to help with Hurricane Sandy relief July 21st-27th
EGCC STAFF SERVING IN HIS NAME Rev. Phil Sears Assistant Pastor
Rev. Cliff Christensen Interim Senior Pastor Sandie Wanamaker Director of Worship Ministries
Nathan Caldwell Director of Student Ministries
Susan Perregaux Director of Childrenâ€™s Ministries
Gina Vendetti Administrative Assistant
ELDER BOARD Tom Bischoff Dave Brzozowski Alex Crum Jim Fischer Don Kraines Gary Williams
WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! East Glenville Community Church 335 Saratoga Road Glenville, NY 12302 Office Phones: 399-3151, 399-3105 Fax: (518)399-0302 OFFICE HOURS 8:30 am- 1:30 pm Monday through Friday WEB SITE: www.egcchurch.org E-MAIL: Office: firstname.lastname@example.org Sandie: email@example.com
EGCC Christian Preschool 335 Saratoga Road, Glenville, NY 12302 Linda Wachtel, Director 518-399-6894 or firstname.lastname@example.org Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
We are affiliated with:
National Association of Evangelicals