Fourth Sunday after Epiphany February 2, 2014
The Rev. Matthew W. Allen, Pastor Watchword for the week: For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 1Corinthians 1:18 The hymns and liturgy are in the red hymnal (R) located under the pew rack in front of you and the blue Book of Worship (B).
Prelude *Hymn – Blessed Jesus, at Thy Word……………….…………….#7 (R) Welcome and Announcements *Liturgy – The Baptism of Children……………………..……p. 107 (R)
After singing In the Name of Jesus, Amen on p. 109 we will sing the hymn Little Brother Welcome printed on the insert in your bulletin. Then we will return to the liturgy and sing the hymn on p. 110.
Children’s Message………………………………....Tammy Lewis The Presentation of Our Tithes and Offerings Prayer Anthem – On Eagle's Wings……………………….Joncas/Hayes *Response *Hymn – Blessed Saviour, Thee I Love…………….……………#343 (R) The Reading of God’s Word Psalm 15 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Sermon
*Hymn – Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit………………..………..#595 (B) *Benediction and Choral Amen *Postlude *If you are able, please stand. Please silence cell phones and pagers before worship begins.
A warm welcome is extended to all who worship at Oak Grove this Sunday morning. If you are a visitor, please fill out a blue visitor’s card and place it in the offering plate. Please greet those around you in the spirit of Christian fellowship. Greeter
Jody Colona, Jeff Styers Eric Linville, Jerry Ellegood
Jeff & Amy Styers
The flowers on the altar are to the glory of God and in loving memory of his parents, Bobby and Elizabeth Allen, by Rev. Matthew Allen. *************************************** Prayer List: Ethel Idol, Faye Collins, Michelle Nagy, Willie Disher, Lisa Robertson, Helen Hammock, Helen Lewis, Jim Hull, Elizabeth Marshall, Sarah Ellis, Harold Lloyd, Margaret Hoerner, Lucy Gardner, Donna Comer, Marty Homstad, Sally Barneycastle, Mary Jo Hull, Marie Marshall, Phil Clark, Sue Cartwright, Rachel Hooker Shut-ins: Gary Hester Our Stewardship of Last Week Attendance – 95 Offering – $2,663.00 The infant being baptized this morning is Jamie Matthew Wood, son of Michael and Sara Wood. Sponsors are Melissa Brown and Larry Wood. The diener is Ann Mecum. A Chili Cook-off will be held Saturday, March 1 at 5:30 to raise funds for future mission projects. Anyone can enter the chili contest and you can make whatever kind of chili you would like. If you are going to participate, please sign up on the sheet which is on the bulletin board outside the pastor’s study. Donor Contribution Statements are available today for your tax filing purposes. See Johnny Vanhoy. J and J’s Tours is planning a bus trip to Lancaster and Lititz, Pennsylvania May 7-9. Included in the trip is the play Moses and a tour of the Moravian Church. See sheet on bulletin board for more information.
Church Staff The Rev. Matthew W. Allen, Pastor Dwayne Stanley, Organist Robin Hancock, Choir Director Robert Clark, Band Director Angie Renigar, Secretary Board of Elders Faye Gardner Eric Linville David Hester Gerald Peddycord Tammy Lewis James Stevens
Board of Trustees Pam Ellis Arnold Reeves Judy Dillon Jeff Styers Gerry Peddycord Johnny Vanhoy
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK OF February 2 – February 9 Today, February 2 9:15 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
Prayer Time Worship/Baptism Sunday School
Tuesday, February 4 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, February 5 6:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
The Story Choir Practice
Thursday, February 6 6:30 p.m. Sunday, February 9 9:15 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
Willing Workers Circle at Carrie Linville’s Prayer Time Worship Sunday School
Crisis Control Donation for January 100% Fruit Juice