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Worship Service

October 13, 2019 Bulletin

The Worship of Our God

Resting in the Renewing Power of God’s Grace

October 13, 2019

Regular Time


Our Praise to God

*Call to Worship Psalm 22:1-5

*Opening Hymn #221 “Lead Me to Calvery” (G)


Passing Of The Peace

Leader: May the Peace of Christ Be with You

People: And Also, with You

Hymn #187: “Thank You Lord” (P)

#136: “There is a Redeemer” (P)

Our Confession to God

Our Assurance of Forgiveness

Statement of Faith

Our Petitions to God

Pastoral Prayer

Tithes and Offerings

*Hymn #403: “Near the Cross” (G)

*Confession of Faith: “The Apostles Creed” (Insert)

The Equipping of God’s People

Scripture Matthew 27:45-61

Message TThe Creed Part 9: “Dead and Buried”

Closing Hymn :#545 “He Lifted Me” (G)



Pastor Jonathan Faulkner

Accompanist: Kathi Nelson, Phyllis Shortenhaus, Rachel Faulkner & Mary Haakenson

The People of God, Ministers to the World

*Indicates standing (G) Green Hymnal (P) Purple Chorus Book

Welcome! We are so thankful that you could join us today! May our hearts and minds be shaped into greater conformity with Jesus as we worship together. We are delighted to serve you as we love one another in Christ.

Faithful in Prayer

Praise the Lord for…

•His grace in preaching, prayer, the sacraments & fellowship

•The beauty of creation & His divine imprint on all that He has made

•His powerful & life-giving Word

Hospitalized, Sick or Shut-in

*Marlyn Hanson (TMNH)

*Jan Missman (Forest City)

•Jenny Frerichs (TNMH)

•Larry Dirksen (Forest City)

•Ed Droessler (TMNH)

•Billy Smith

•Dale Heitland

•The Family of Carroll Van Hove

•Richard Heyes

•Virgil Heifner

•Colt (Paul and Cheryl Beenken’s grandnephew)

•Pat Skilbred (Sister of Sue Kiewiet)

•John Szatkowski (Friend of the Faulkners)

Mission Partners of the Month: Roger & Murial Anderson


•OCC Shoebox ministry

•Revival and reformation in our land, community & families

•Governing authorities & our Country

•Strong marriages committed to the Lord and to maturing in Christ

•Those recovering from surgery & treatment for illnesses

•Wisdom as parents & grandparents committed to raising children in the fear and instruction of the Lord


Looking Ahead


9:00 AM Worship Service

10:15 AM Fellowship Coffee


Fellowship Coffee October 20th: Barb & Larry Weaver

Church Office Closed this Week: The Church Office will be closed this week, October 14th to the 20th. Pastor Tim Diehl will be here Sunday the 20th as Jonathan and Rachel will be fellowshipping with our new regional minister Ray Delourier.

Thanksgiving Potluck Sunday November 24th: The Thanksgiving Potluck will be on Sunday November 2th at 11:15. Church will start at 10:00AM that morning.

A Chance to Serve: As we enjoy the sounds of children in our church service. Our young mother’s have asked for nursery service so that they can receive the blessing of worshiping with our church family. This is a need that has arisen among us that we have been asked to meet. On the table on the North side of the basement when you first enter is a signup sheet for Nursery. We need TWO volunteers a week. Parents are asked to keep children in the service until either special music or the hymn before our confession of faith. This is a way we can be the gospel to our young moms worshiping with us.

October Food Pantry Needs:

Can Tuna Can Chicken Can Fruit, any kind Pie Filling Muffin Mix Pudding cups or box pudding mix Kleenex Dish Soap

If you have any needs, questions or concerns, please contact one of our Deacons (Tim Heitland, John Enright (641-251-1481), Jim Kiewiet or Paul Beenken).

Notes from Church cleanup:

• The library has been emptied. If you want ANY of the books, please get them before next Sunday, October 13. Otherwise, they will be weighed and loaded up after church that day and headed towards Africa.

• Items that have individual (or “just one name”) names on sticky notes will be available to pick up after church on 10/20/19.

• Items that have multiple names on them will be decided upon by the Board at the Wednesday Board Meeting, please do not take them beforehand. In keeping with James 2:9 no favoritism will be shown.

• Whatever is left without a name at 8am on 10/26/2019 will be removed from the church and given to other charities.

Party for Leone Milbrandt: Leone Milbrandt, a longtime member of FCCBC, She lives at Forest Plaza in Forest City and will be celebrating her 95th birthday on October 17th. The Plaza will be serving cake and coffee on Friday, October 18th at 3 p.m. All friends are invited to send her a card or attend the event at the Plaza on the 18th. Cards can be sent to:

Leone Milbrandt

Apartment #9

635 Hwy. 9 E

Forest City, IA 50436

Member of the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference

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