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St. Mark United Methodist Church 413 Geddes Ave. Charleston SC, 29407, 843-766-5239 www.stmarkchurch.info

Rev. Scarlett Hester Pastor

Ms. Michele Russell

Mrs. Libby Massalon Administrative assistant

Music director

Mr. Rich Sweazy

Director of Children and Youth

Congregation,

Mministers in the world


Birthdays:

10/20

Mary Fites

10/22

Jeff Canfield

10/20

Helen Smith

10/24

Haley Johnson

10/21

Jack Weiss

10/25

Ruth Summerlin

10/22

Lillian LaPorte

10/26

Edith Kent

Anniversaries: 10/21/61

Mike & Karoline Michaelis

10/21/06

Alan & Shiloh Shepherd ************************************************************* ST. MARK MEETINGS AND HAPPENINGS

Oct. 27

Anniversary Dinner

Oct. 31

Trunk or Treat

Nov. 2

Chili Cook Off

Nov. 3

Confirmation Sunday and All Saints

Nov. 8

Youth Lock-in

Nov. 9

Crafting with kids

Nov. 10

Nov. 11

SPRC

Nov. 12

Church Council

Veterans Day Recognition

6:30pm

*********************************************************************** Wanted: College Student Info – It is our desire to keep in touch with all of our college students while they are away. If you have a college student please send their mailing address, e-mail address and their birthday to Matthew Warren at warren.matthewm@gmail.com. ***************************************************************** Memorials – In memory of Bubba Belding by Edith Kent, Mildred Harju, Vicki DuBose. In memory of Clemmie Warren by Edith Kent, Bret & Suzanne Motley, Tommy & Pat Massalon, Vicki DuBose, Mildred Harju. ***************************************************************** Trunk or Treat: We will be celebrating Halloween with Trunk or Treat on October 31 st from 5:30 – 7:30. Please plan to come, decorate your trunk and enjoy watching all our ghosts and goblins. Donations of candy would be great. ***************************************************************** MYF lockin has been changed to Nov. 7th and 8th. Starting at 7pm and ending at 8am Youth please come with sleeping bag, pillow, flash light, junkfood (no soda/ energy drinks). Be prepared to participate and have fun!


St. Mark Church School: St. Mark Day School is moving right along. The middle building is really looking good. A BIG thank you to Lisa Stine who has painted the women’s bathroom as well as painted scripture above some of the doors and on the doors in the middle building. If you have not been through there please walk through and take a look. It is a big change. Thank you to those who have made donations to the day school with money, toys, books and service. We cannot do it without your support. If you have made a donation please look in the mailboxes in Heidtman Hall to get your mail. We are trying to save money and have not mailed out thank you notes. If you would like to make a donation to the school please make the checks payable to St. Mark Day School. We have set up a checking account for the school. We are also collecting Box Tops for Education and Labels For Education, there is a red and blue trash can in the Narthex to collect those. Thank you for your continued love and support. God Bless, Stacey and Lisa **************************************************************** Stuffed Animals: The 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Sunday School are collecting new and gently used stuffed animals for needy children. A collection box will be found in their Classroom for any donations, and some are in the sanctuary! ***************************************************************** Just a Reminder: When you place flowers in the sanctuary on Sunday morning, please be sure to pick them up after service and take them to someone who will enjoy their beauty. ***************************************************************** THERE WILL BE NO YOUTH CHOIR FOR THE NEXT TWO SUNDAYS!!!!!! ***************************************************************** Training Session: As part of an ongoing effort to assist UMC Leaders, the District Office is holding a Job Function Workshop for newly elected Officers and Leaders. It will be held at Cokesbury UMC, 4990 Dorchester Road on Sunday, November 10 from 3pm – 5:30pm. For a list of workshops being offered visit their site www.charlestonmethodism.org . Please call or e-mail the church office by Nov. 5. (libby.massalonstmarkchurch.com) RSVP ***************************************************************** Libby is again doing the bulletins. Please send anything you want to go in the bulletin by 10:00AM Thursday. Send to libby.massalon@stmarkchurch.info


WE SERVE GOD WITH OUR PRAYERS: Assisted Living: Kimberly Rayburn. Life Care Center: Dot Caulder. Ashley River Plantation: Shirley Kaiser. Ashley Park: Dot Connor, Betty Beach, Tommy & Margaret Johnson. Summit Place, Beaufort: Ann Smith, Mt. Pleasant Manor: Bobby & Mary Jane Scaffe, Presbyterian Home, Summerville: Margaret Skinner, Home: George and Thelma Muckenfuss, Virginia Swintz, Rhonda and Newell Cummings, Tim & Nancy Strickland, Jack and Barbara Shaw, Ronnie and Betty Knight, Ron Buchheitt, Harold McMillan, Jacque Donoho, Roy Baker, Leila Shealy, Bill Smith, Kenneth Gough, Lib Way, Randy & Neva Atkinson, Alva Mims, Nelda Gaines, Amy Hobbs, Ann Willis, Buddy & Deloris Elsey & family, David Chandler, Dean & Lora James, Bernell & Margie Shuler, Susan Porter, Miles & Savannah, Juanita Maranville, Rocky & Jackie Brinson, Pat & Rex Connor, Norma Oliver. Military & their families: Phillip Paggi, Charles & Darlene, SFC Mark Elsey, Sgt Maj Chris Barnard & Susan Barnard, Betsy Roush, LTJG Edward Dawson, LCDR Spencer Baker, and all of our military. Our President, the Pope, Troops Overseas, Our College Students & faculty -Our Youth - Citadel Cadets- Our Country- Our Church -Those Who Have Lost Jobs - The Homeless, Those with addictions, People of N. Africa & Middle East, Youth and Youth Leaders, Children in slavery, All Cancer Patients, Cancer Survivors

Prayer List: Charles Moore, Drew, Liz Barrow, Lee Family, Terry Murray, Patty Cobb, Blake Hagen, David Belding & family, Walter & Margaret Martin, David Holt, Jan Merritt, Kathy Harding, Marion & Ann Smith, Frances Bledsoe, John David Jay, Terri Murphy & family, neice of Michael MacIntosh, Ben Hitt, Sterling, Tina Dasher, Steve Johnson, Janet Waggoner, Ken-Julie & Baby Smith, Tripp Halstead, Joe & Sally LaTorrie, Michael & Michelle Potter, Kitty & Steve Duncan, Christen & Caroloyn Kuder, Casey & Sherry Power, Teri Harris, Keith Martens, Elwyn Davidson & family, Beth Lockliear, Chris Nelson, Carla Harvey, Fil, Bonnie, Pete, Kyle, Michael, Gil Bourne, Terry Hunt, Groups in turmoil, Randy Atkinson, Tiffany Bowling, Ken Glover, Eleanor Luden, Becky Nigro, T. J. Dangerfield, Susan Crosby, Bonnie & Jim, Those fighting cancer, Josh, James-Henderson-Cato-Johnson families, Mark Gooch family, Suzy & Harry, Marie Williams, Sydney Burke, Kristin Claiborne, Chip Taylor, Nell & Steve Chavis, Katarina Craig, Claiborne-Burke-Craig-WilliamsSmith-Gordon families and loved ones, family of young man who died on Wappoo Road, Libby & Glenn Massalon, Mary Rosell, James & Christine Platt, Virginia Smith.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Jerry and Torey Warren upon the death of his mother, Clemmie Cox Warren.


WE SERVE GOD WITH OUR PRESENCE (last Sunday (10-13-13) 9:00 a.m. Service…………………………..…………………..….....................................................................50 11:00a.m. Service…………………………....…………………...........…....................................................…135 Sunday School………………………….………………………..................................................................……..54

OUR GIFTS Needed each week…………………………………………….....................................…..…………..….….$6,182.00 Received last week……………………………………………....................................………..................$4,315.25 Building Fund……………………………………………….…………...........................................................$105.00

OUR SERVICE TODDLER NURSERY Vanessa Seel…………….October 20

USHERS FOR OCTOBER Rex Connor

Blake Connor

Brett O’Toole

Abbie O’Toole

SCRIPTURE READERS October 20 9:00 Mike Gooch 11:00 Jacki Ratledge CHILDREN’S CHURCH 11:00

Linda Currey

October 20

ACOLYTES/CRUCIFERS Peterson/Cameron Smith…………………………………………………………………………..…….October 20

FLOWERS th

The flowers were placed in the sanctuary today by Tim and Nancy Strickland in honor of their 28 wedding anniversary on October 5.


Saint Mark United Methodist Church October 20, 2013

11:00 a.m.

__________________________________________________________ As you prepare to worship God, please take a moment to print your name in the attendance book. WORDS OF WELCOME

PRELUDE..............................................................................................................................Pianist

OPENING PRAYER

*CALL TO WORSHIP……….....…………………………...........................................................NO. 174 UMH “His Name is Wonderful”

*HYMN OF PRAISE.…………….……………...…..................................................................NO. 600 UMH “Wonderful Words of Life”

*AFIRMATION OF FAITH…………………………………………………………………………………………NO. 881 UMH “The Apostles Creed”

*GLORIA PATRI...……………………….............................................................................NO. 2016 TFWS “Glorify Thy Name”

CHILDREN’S MOMENT……………………………………………………………………………..…..……..…Patty Barfield With their parents’ permission, children may leave for Children’s Church with Natasha Lee.

CALL TO PRAYER………………………………………………………………………………………..…….…NO. 2164 TFWS “Sanctuary”

MORNING PRAYER AND THE LORD’S PRAYER

WE WORSHIP WITH OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS


OFFERTORY……………………………………………..………………………………………..…Solo, Richard Hatcher “One Day at a Time”

*DOXOLOGY…………………….................”A New Doxology” Blessing and honor, praise, adoration; Glory to you, Father, Son and Spirit, Now and forever, world without end! Glory to God in the Highest. Amen!

*HYMN OF PREPARATION………………………..………….…………………...............NO. 601 UMH “Thy Word is a Lamp”

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION (in unison) Lord, open our minds, by the power of your Holy Spirit, that, as the Scriptures are read and your word proclaimed, we may hear with transforming joy what you say to us today. Amen.

SCRIPTURE………………………....................................................................II Timothy 3:14-17, 4:1-5

SERMON……………………………..............................................................................Tommy Massalon “Follow Instructions”

*CLOSING HYMN………………………………......................................................................NO. 347 UMH “Spirit Song” *BENEDICTION

*CHORAL RESPONSE....…………………...................................................................The Chancel Choir “A Blessing” *POSTLUDE

THE INVITATION TO CHRISTIAN DISCIPLESHIP The chancel rail is a place of prayer and is open to all who desire to come forward and kneel in prayer for yourself or another. If you would like the Pastor to pray with you, please place your hand palm up, on the chancel rail.

*Please stand as you are able.

UMH - United Methodist Hymnal TFWS - The Faith We Sing


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