Worship Bulletin - August 16, 2015


Worship Order

Lord’s Day, August 16th, 2015 - 10:30 AM Worship


Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship

We praise you for creating this world in all beauty, for redeeming the world through Christ, our Lord, and for sending us the gift of your Spirit to encourage, instruct, and sustain us. We long for your Spirit to work among us now, to inspire our praise, to challenge us with your truth, and to equip us for service in your world. Amen.

*Hymn of Praise - “Awesome God” - #179

Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading - Isaiah 9:1–2 - p. 742



Special Music - “Bless the Lord, O My Soul”

*Song of Thanksgiving - “Doxology” - #815

Praise God from whom all blessings flow. Praise Him, all creatures here below. Praise Him above, ye heav’nly host. Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen

Gospel Reading - Luke 1:67–79 - p. 1099

*Hymn of Preparation - “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty” - #3

Sermon - “God of Hope” - Pastor Wesley Allen

*Hymn of Invitation - “Thy Word” - #184




August Benevolence: Riverview Estates This month (and all year long) we encourage you to donate much needed  hygiene items to Riverview. All donations can be placed in the bin marked “Riverview” in the Memorial Hall.

Items Wanted: White/colored hand towels ~ Washcloths ~ Denture cleaner ~ Denture adhesive Toothpaste ~ Dove soap ~Hand lotion ~ Deodorant (roll on or spray) ~ Blankets Twin sheet sets ~ Cotton thermals ~ Boxes of tissues

Garden Fresh! - See something in the garden that would be perfect on your dinner table? Pick it! Take some fresh veggies home today, tomorrow, or whenever they’re ripe! (and if you make something super delicious, feel free to post it to theCBC Facebook page for everyone to share!!)

Sunday Morning Book Study - Beginning on Sunday, September 20, 9:30am we will be reading A Love Worth Giving, by Max Lucado.  All are welcome.  See Amanda Boulton for more information.

Church Picnic - Saturday August 29, 4pm at 205 Lippincott Ave.  Bring the whole family for swimming, games, and food.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks will be provided.  Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Christmas in August? - Come one, come all! Join our Christmas celebration on Sunday August 23 2015 at 7pm. We will end the summer season with cool thoughts, dessert, and Christmas fun, along with preparing the first round of shoe box presents for Operation Christmas Child. Bring items to pack in the shoe boxes appropriate to send overseas (many stores have begun Back to School sales). Wanted item lists will be available soon. See Cathi Johnson for more information.