Online Bulletin

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An online “bulletin” for our next Live Stream service is posted below.  Use it to follow along and to read the scriptures while you watch the service “live.” 

If you’re watching a recording of a service, “bulletins” for some previous services are also posted below.  Open the “drop down” box to view them. 

This Week’s Memory Verse…
Updated every Sunday, but not specifically selected for today’s service.
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The Next Live Service…

  • Sunday January 17, 10:15 AM

Sunday 1/17/21, 10:15 AM Worship

Sunday January 17, 2021

 

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “ My Life is In You”
  • “Sing to the King”

Opening Hymn: “God of the Ages”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “If My People” 

Prayer

Prayer Chorus: “O Day of Peace That Dimly Shines”

Scripture:   Matthew 26:52   Galatians 6:7-10    John 17  

Message:   “United or Untied?”

Closing Hymn: “Help Us Accept Each Other”

Sending Forth: “Go Forth For God in Strength”

Postlude: 

 

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Bulletins for Previously Recorded Services…

 

Sunday 1/10/21, 10:15 AM

Sunday January 10, 2020

Baptism of the Lord Sunday

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms”
  • “Blessed Assurance”

Opening Hymn: “Open My Eyes That I May See”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music

Prayer

Scripture: Ezekiel 1:1, 28 and Matthew 2:1-12

Message: “God’s Got an Epiphany for You”, Bishop John Schol    (via Greater NJ Annual Conference video)

Closing Hymn: “O God Our Help in Ages Past”

Sending Forth: “Go Forth For God in Love”

Note: In addition to the sermon that we used in our service today, the Conference produced a pair of complete worship services which could be used during the two week “Clergy Renewal” period.  Click this button to see these videos:   Renewal Services  

Sunday 1/3/21, 10:15 AM

Sunday January 3, 2021

Epiphany Sunday

 

Opening Welcome & Scripture:    The visit of the Wise Men from Matthew 2 

Songs of Epiphany:     “We Three Kings”,  “Offering”

Opening Hymn of Epiphany:   “As With Gladness Men of Old”

Prayer

Hymn for the New Year:  “Another Year is Dawning”

Welcome & Announcements

 
Service for the New Year in Prayer, Scripture & Song
  • “You Make All Things New” – Chris Valianti, soloist
  •  A Prayer for the New Year – by Billy Graham
  • “Welcome to Our World” – Praise Team Live

Confession of Sin & Absolution: “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”

Confession of Faith (by Martin Luther):  “I Believe” – Ann Downham, soloist

Thanking God for His ProvidenceHebrews 13:5-8

Thanking God for Our Existence:   Psalm 100,   “Shout to the Lord”

Thanking God for His ProtectionPsalm 34:1-10,  “My Redeemer is Faithful & True” – Chris Valianti, soloist

Thanking God for His Forgiveness: Psalm 103:12,   “Ten Thousand Reasons”

Thanking God for Being Our Source of Strength & Place of Refuge: Psalm 46,  “Still”

Closing Prayer

Closing Scripture: Excerpts from Romans 8

Closing Hymn:  “When We Face An Unknown Future”

Benediction

Benediction Response:  “All Glory Be to Christ”

Sunday 12/27/20, 10:15 AM

The Sunday after Christmas is traditionally an “informal” time where we celebrate the carols of the season.  During this service, we sang the following carols and Pastor Jim explained the meaning and background of each…

  • Once in Royal David’s City
  • The First Noel
  • I wonder as I Wander
  • While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night
  • Sing We Now of Christmas
  • Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
  • Twelve Days of Christmas (see last page of Advent Devotional)
  • Go Tell it on a Mountain

Thursday 12/24/20, 7:00 PM Christmas Eve

Thursday December 24, 2020

Christmas Eve

Music of the Season”  (7:00 ~7:30)

Introit:  “I Believe”  (Ann Downham)

Lighting of the Christ Candle: (Ann & Mike Downham)

Opening Carol:   “O Come, All ye Faithful”

Opening Prayer & Welcome  

Scripture Reading:    Isaiah 9:2,6-7    Micah 5:2   

Carol Medley:

  • “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear”
  • “O Little Town of Bethlehem”
  • “Angels We Have Heard on High”
  • “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”

Time of Prayer 

Ministry of Music:  “All is Well” (Praise Team Live & Alleluia Bells)

Christmas GospelLuke 2:1-20 

Christmas Message:   “Do You Hear What I Hear?”  (Rev. Dr. Jim Bolton)

Closing Carol /  Spreading the Light:  “Silent Night”

A Prayer For Christmas:

Almighty God, you made this holy night shine with the brightness of the true Light.  Grant that here on earth we may walk in the light of Jesus’ presence and in the last day wake to the brightness of His glory; through Your only Son, Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever, AMEN.

Benediction

Benediction Response:  “Christmas, isn’t Christmas…”

Postlude: “Joy to the World!”

Sunday 12/20/20, 10:15 AM Worship

Sunday December 20, 2020

Fourth Sunday in Advent

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”
  • “The Heart of Christmas”

Lighting of the Advent Wreath: The Taylor Family

Opening Carol: “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear”

Welcome & Announcements

Offertory: “O Little Town of Bethlehem” (Alleluia Bells)

Prayer Chorus: “There’s A Song in the Air”

Prayer

Ministry of Music: “Mary Did You Know?”

Scripture:  John 1:1-14    

Message: “The Gospel According to a Red-Nosed Reindeer”

Closing Carol: “Angels We Have Heard on High”

Sending Forth: “ ”

Postlude: ” “

Sunday 12/20/20, 4:15 PM Cantata

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Sunday 12/13/20, 10:15 AM Worship

Sunday December 13, 2020

Third Sunday in Advent

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Angels From the Realms of Glory”
  • “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

Lighting of the Advent Wreath: The Friedrich Family

Opening Carol: “People, Look East”

Welcome & Announcements

Offertory: “Angels We Have Heard on High” (Alleluia Bell Choir)

Prayer Chorus: “What Child is This?”

Prayer

Ministry of Music: “Christmas Hallelujah”

Scripture: Luke 2:8-15

Message: “Does Anyone Know What Christmas is All About? ”

Closing Carol: “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”

Sending Forth: “O Holy Child of Bethlehem…”

Postlude: “In Dulci Jubilo” (“Good Christian Men, Rejoice!”)

Sunday 12/6/20

Sunday December 6, 2020

Second Sunday in Advent

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Here I Am to Worship”
  • “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus”

Lighting of the Advent Wreath The Reese Family 

Opening Carol:   “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” 

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “When I Think Upon Christmas”

Prayer Chorus: “Emmanuel, Emmanuel”

Prayer

Scripture:    Matthew 3:1-12     

Message:    “Guess Who is Coming to Town?”

Closing Carol: “Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne”

Sending Forth: “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus”

Postlude: “Sing We Now of Christmas”

Sunday 11/29/20

Sunday November 29, 2020

First Sunday in Advent

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Hymn of Joy”
  • “Even So, Come”

Lighting of the Advent Wreath: “Prepare the Way”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “Gratitude”

Prayer Chorus: “Shine on Us”

Prayer

Scripture: Ephesians 5:15-20 Philippians 4:5-9

Message: “How Can I Say Thanks?”

Closing Hymn: “In the Bleak Midwinter”

Sending Forth: “Rejoice, rejoice! Emmanuel, Your love has come here to dwell”

Postlude: “From Heaven Above”

Sunday 11/22/20

Sunday November 22, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “I Will Enter His Gates With Thanksgiving”
  • “Forever”

Opening Hymn: “Come, Ye Thankful People Come”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “My Tribute”

Prayer Chorus: “Give Thanks”

Prayer

Scripture:      Psalm 66:1-20 Luke 17:11-19    

Message: “Our Generous God”

Closing Hymn: “Great is Thy Faithfulness”

Sending Forth: “With praise and Thanksgiving…”

Postlude: “Now Thank We All Our God”

Sunday 11/15/20

Sunday November 15, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Let Everything That Has Breath Praise the Lord”
  • “Bless the Lord (Ten Thousand Reasons)”

Opening Hymn: “Mansion Just Over the Hilltop”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “I Can Only Imagine”

Prayer Chorus: “Thy Word”

Prayer

Scripture:  2 Timothy 1:3-5 Revelation 21:9-27

Message:    “A Glimpse of Heaven ”

Closing Hymn: “When We All Get to Heaven”

Sending Forth: When we all get to heaven, what a day of rejoicing that will be…

Postlude:  “Medley on Hymns of Heaven”

Sunday 11/8/20

Sunday November 8, 2020

(Anniversary Sunday)

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Shout to the Lord”
  • “This is Amazing Grace”

Opening Hymn: “Holy, Holy, Holy”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “There is None Like You”/”In the Garden”

Prayer Chorus: “Kindness”

Prayer

Scripture:   Titus 3:4-8 & Romans 12:1-2   

Message:   “Grace Which Has Been Given”

Closing Hymn: “Amazing Grace, My Chains Are Gone”

Sending Forth: “Purpose Statement” (to the tune of “I Love to Tell the Story”)

“That every person in the world know Jesus Christ as Lord,

His love will grow within us, by just trusting in His Word.

In heav’n and here on earth, God’s will may it be done,

Our mission is accomplished, lost souls for Christ are won!

To God be the glory, to KNOW the wondrous story,

To GROW, GO tell the story, of Jesus and his love!”

Postlude “Postlude on ‘St.Gertrude’”

Sunday 11/1/20

Sunday November 1, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Every Praise”
  • “Living Hope”

Opening Hymn: “Sing with All the Saints in Glory”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “Find Us Faithful”

Prayer Chorus: “Refiner’s Fire”

Prayer

Scripture:  1 Peter 1:1-9    Hebrews 12:1-3    

Message:   “Who Are the Saints?”

Closing Hymn: “For All the Saints”

Sending Forth: “Find Us Faithful”

Postlude “A Mighty Fortress is Our God”

Sunday 10/25/20

Sunday October 25, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “I Will Enter His Gates With Thanksgiving”
  • “Blessed Be the Name of the Lord”

Opening Hymn: “To God Be the Glory!”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “I Will Listen to His Voice”

Prayer Chorus: “Speak Lord in the Stillness”

Prayer

Scripture: I Samuel 3:1-10  

Message: “Witness Like the Man with Two Umbrellas”

Closing Hymn: “Here I Am, Lord”

Sending Forth: Here I Am, Lord

Postlude “Praise Him, Praise Him!”

Sunday 10/18/20

Sunday October 18, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “How Great is Our God”
  • “Step by Step”

Opening Hymn: “Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “This is My Father’s World/In His Hands”

Prayer Chorus: “In His Time”

Prayer

Scripture:    Genesis 8:1-17

Message:    “Are We There Yet?”  

Closing Hymn: “O God Our Help in Ages Past”

Sending Forth: “How Great is Our God…”

Postlude ” “

Sunday 10/11/20

Sunday October 11, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “All the Earth”
  • “Come Thou Fount, Come Thou King”

Opening Hymn: ” Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music:   Lee Whitaker

Prayer Chorus: “Still, My Soul Be Still”

Prayer

Ministry of Music:    “On the Willows”

Scripture:   Jeremiah 29:4-14  & Psalm  137:1-6   

Message:    “But How Can We  Sing the Lord’s Song with All of This Going On? “

Closing Hymn: “It is Well With My Soul”

Sending Forth: “The Trees of the Field”

Postlude   “The Solid Rock”

Sunday 10/4/20

Sunday October 4, 2020

World Wide Communion Sunday

 

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Indescribable”
  • “We Are Marching in the Light of God”

Opening Hymn: “Christ for the World We Sing”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “He is Worthy”

Prayer Chorus: “One Bread, One Body”

Prayer

Scripture:    Amos 7:1-7 

Message: What’s Your Standard for Measurement?”

Closing Hymn: “Shout to the North”

Sending Forth: Shout to the North…

Postlude

Sunday 9/27/20

  

Sunday September 27, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “Days of Elijah”
  • “Even So Come”

Opening Hymn: “For the Healing of the Nations”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “Glorious Day”

Prayer Chorus: “Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”

Prayer

Scripture:     Revelation 22:1-5   Revelation 7:9

Message: “Sharing God’s Dream

Closing Hymn: “Shine, Jesus, Shine!”

Sending Forth: Shine, Jesus, Shine…

Postlude: “The Holy City”

Sunday 9/20/20

      

Sunday September 20, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “You Are Holy”
  • “Holy is the Lord”

Opening Hymn: “Holy, Holy, Holy”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “Because of Who You Are”

Prayer Chorus: “More Like You”

Prayer

Scripture:   John 6:60-69      

Message: “But, It’s So Hard….  The 6:66 to be Concerned About

Closing Hymn: “I Know Whom I Have Believed” 

Sending Forth: “I Know Whom I Have Believed ”

Postlude: “May Jesus Christ Be Praised”

Sunday 9/13/20

      

Sunday September 13, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “My Hope is in You”
  • “Who You Say I Am”

Opening Hymn: “Ye Servants of God”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “Find Us Faithful”

Prayer Chorus: “He Knows My Name”

Prayer

Scripture:   Ruth 4:13-17,   Proverbs 17:6,   Psalm 78:1-8

Message:   “Passing It Forward

Closing Hymn: “A Christian Home”

Sending Forth: May All Who Come Behind Us find us faithful…

Postlude: “A Celebration for the Family of God” (Musical Slideshow)

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Sunday 9/6/20

Sunday September 6, 2020

Songs of Praise & Worship:

  • “That’s Why We Praise Him”
  • “ Because of Your Love”

Opening Hymn: “Crown Him With Many Crowns”

Welcome & Announcements

Ministry of Music: “I Love to Tell the Story”

Prayer Chorus: “Oh How He Loves You & Me”

Prayer

Scripture: Hosea 11:1-4 John 15:9-10   

Message: “A Real Love Story

Communion:  

Closing Hymn: “Amazing Love”

Sending Forth: “Because of Your Love, We’re Forgiven… ”

Postlude:   “Majestic Praise”  (Mary on Piano, Sue on organ)

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  1. June

    in case anyone missed this, here’s the link to Rev. Reasner’s obituary: https://www.radzieta.com/obituaries/William-S-Reasner?obId=18779287#/obituaryInfo

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