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Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Acolyte

Hanna Smith

Festival of August Thirteenth

Ushers

Kevin Mounce, Patrick Linville David Hooker, Gerry Peddycord

Nursery

Jane Farmer & Bonnie Peddycord

August 12, 2012

9:45 a.m.

The Rev. Matthew W. Allen, Pastor Watchword for the Week: Jesus says, “Very truly, I tell you, whoever believes has eternal life.” John 6:47 The hymns and liturgy for today’s service are in the blue Moravian Book of Worship located in the pew racks in front of you. Prelude – In Remembrance……………………….………Buryl Red/Douglas *Liturgy – Pentecost and Spiritual Renewal.................................................p. 95 Welcome and Announcements The Presentation of Our Tithes and Offerings Prayer Anthem – Adorn Yourself, My Soul…………...……….Johann Fr. Peter The Reading of God’s Word John 6:35, 41-51 Meditation *Hymn – Shepherd of Souls……………………………………...……..…..#411 *Sacrament of Holy Communion…………...……………..…………..p. 222 *Benediction *Postlude – Prayer…………………………………………………Beethoven *If you are able, please stand. Please remember to silence cell phones and pagers before worship begins. A warm welcome is extended to all who worship at Oak Grove this morning. If you are a visitor, please sign the guest book in the vestibule and fill out a blue visitor’s card and place it in the offering plate. Before the service speak to the Lord; during the service let the Lord speak to you; and after the service speak to one another.

The flowers on the altar are to the glory of God and in loving memory of Bobby and Elizabeth Allen on their wedding anniversary, August 12, 1967 by Matthew Allen. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Prayer List: Ethel Idol, Helen Hammock, Frankie Petree, Laura Canrobert, Addison & Joyce Hooker, Charlie Dillon, Steve McCracken, Joyce Priddy, Faye Collins, Alice Bauer, Michelle Nagy, James Demby, Sue Cartwright, Helen Lewis, Linda Miller, Steve Price, Willie Disher, George Seivers, Julia Ziglar, Jerry Lewis, Dale Anderson, Lisa Parker, Mackenzie Leahy, Geraldine Ellegood, Evelyn Fulp Shut-ins: Gary Hester, Walt Sell Our Stewardship of Last Week Attendance – 106 Offering – $6,880.00 Today we celebrate Holy Communion in observance of the Festival of August Thirteenth. On August 13, 1727 the Holy Spirit was poured out upon the Moravians in Germany, renewing them into a living congregation of Jesus Christ. We pray for another visitation of the Holy Spirit upon the Moravian Church today. Next Sunday we will partake of a lovefeast in celebration of the Festival of August Thirteenth. The band will play a prelude at 9:15 a.m. Pastor Allen will be on vacation tomorrow through Thursday. Call the church office or David Hester in case of emergency. On Monday, August 20th the Youth Fellowship Group will meet at the church at 1:30 p.m. for a trip to Trinity Glen to help with crafts. Please call the church office if transportation may prevent your participation in offering this blessing to their residents. We will be collecting school supplies for Middle Fork Elementary during the month of August. There is a bin on the fellowship Hall stage and a list of needed items is in the newsletter. Moravian Festival will be Saturday, September 8 at New Philadelphia from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. If you can help at the Oak Grove tent for an hour or two, please sign up! There is a sheet on the 125th Anniversary bulletin board. If you need tickets see Beth Dunn. If you want to participate in the 5K Run/Walk see David Hester.


Church Staff The Rev. Matthew W. Allen, Pastor Sandra Grindstaff, Organist Robin Hancock, Choir Director Robert Clark, Band Director Angie Renigar, Secretary

Board of Elders Ann Seivers David Hester Loretta Snow Robin Wolfington Louise Whealton Faye Gardner

Board of Trustees Jeff Styers Wayne Stevens Patrick Linville Mike May Johnny Vanhoy Harvey Seivers

CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK OF August 12 - August 19 Today, August 12 9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

Band Prelude Prayer Time Holy Communion Sunday School for adults Youth Sunday Preparation

Tuesday, August 14 10:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.

Quilters Trustees’ meeting

Wednesday, August 15 6:30 p.m.

Youth Fellowship

Sunday, August 19 9:15 a.m. 9:15 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m.

Prayer Time Band Prelude Worship/Lovefeast Sunday School

Crisis Control Donation for August Grits & Oatmeal


Oak Grove Moravian Church Bulletin 8-12-12