“Lord, I need You” Matt Mahr
“I need Thee every hour” HWB # 555
Opening Words and prayer
“We have come to worship” all on screen
“We will glorify”
Hearing the word
Children’s Story – Sheri Nitzsche
Old Testament Reading Psalm 51:10-14
“Create in me a clean heart” screen
New Testament Reading I Samuel 16:1-13
(Pre-K and younger children are dismissed to the nursery)
Message: “Clean hearts”
Responding to the word
Song of Response:
“Savior, like a shepherd lead us” HWB # 355
Sharing and Prayer
Tithes and Offering
“Gentle Shepherd, come and lead us” HWB # 352
Assisted listening devices and large print hymnals are available at the audio-visual desk.
The cry room has a speaker so you can continue to listen to the service if you need to step out of the sanctuary.
Psalm 51:10-11 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me. Do not cast me away from your presence, and do not take your holy spirit from me.
Verse for 2017
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Pastor - Dave Nickel
Worship Leader - Kathy Boshart
Music Leader - Sheri Nitzsche & Wanda Stauffer
Nursery - Tracy & Holly Rocole
Nursery Next Sunday - Dallas & Barb Schlegel
Next Children's Story - Laura Nickel
October Drivers - Anita Breckbill
October Greeters - Chad & Kathy Boshart
Snack Next Sunday - David & Kendra Wiebe
Sunday - Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2
Tuesday, Oct 24 - CMPC Webinar
Wednesday, Oct 25 - Menotenna @ Breckbill’s at 7 pm
Thursday, Oct 26 - Elders Meeting @ 5 pm
Thursday, Oct 26- “Thursday” group @ Brubacher’s at 7 pm
Sunday, Nov 5 - 1st Christmas Choir Practice @ 9am
Sunday, Nov 5- Youth Group Bowling
Nov 9-10 - MCC Meat Canning in Milford
11/10-12-6 - Gifts of Love collection
Sunday, Nov 19 - 2nd Christmas Choir Practice @ 9am
Nov 27-29 - MCC Meat Canning in Henderson
Nov 28 - CPMC Webinar
Dec 10 - FMC Christmas Program
Dec 24 - Worship at 9:30 followed by Potluch Brunch
Dec 24- Christmas eve service at 11:30p
Record for October 22
74 - Attendance
Library - Adult Group – Uniform Series
Room # 1 - Adult Group – Sermon Discussion
Room # 6 - Adult Group – Uniform Series – Take 2
Nursery - Preschool
Room # 8 - Grades K-2
Room # 7 - Grades 3-8
Room # 4 - Grades 9-12
TEACHERS & LEADERS - It's the time of year when we ask each teacher and leader who works with children/youth to please read and sign our child protection policy. A copy can be found in the right-hand column of mailboxes. If you are a teacher/leader, please sign, date, and return (in the mailbox below the copies) the last page indicating you have read and will follow. Please speak with Carol, Rachel, or Ingrid with questions or concerns.
THE ELDERS meet monthly to pray, encourage, discuss and share. Our next meeting is Thursday, Oct. 26. If you have any concerns, please contact Wade, Dallas, Wanda or Pastor Dave.
SEMINAR - Lucas Schulte's final seminar will be Thursdays 10/26. Please click here for a link to Lucas' series entitled "Jerusalem in Bible and archaeology". For more information, please email Lucas.
ONLINE BULLETINS – Save paper and view today’s bulletin online at fmclincoln.org/bulletins
YOUTH GROUP - We will go bowling for a senior high youth group activity on Sunday, November 5. Time and place is yet to be decided.
CHRISTMAS CHOIR – Start thinking about singing in the Christmas Choir. We will be singing Underneath Starry Skies at the Christmas evening program on December 10th. We will start practices on November 5th at 9am before Sunday School. Contact Kathy Boshart with any questions.
BUILDING FUND - Pledges totaling $14,100 have been committed so far to our goal of $30,000 over the next 3 years. Please continue to pray and consider how you can help or who you can reach out to in regards to our debt reduction commitments. We have a goal of $10,000 a year in new commitments above and beyond our regular giving in order to eliminate our mortgage balance by the end of 2019. Additional copies of the debt reduction letter and commitment cards are located in the top right mailbox. Pledge cards can be dropped in the offering plate or the treasurer's mailbox.
CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - Pray for those who are planning and participating in the webinar on Tuesday at 7:30pm, "Listen Closely: Facilitating good discussion," the second in our series of three free webinars offering practical tips for leading Bible study. Also pray for the Annual Meeting Task Group meeting Thursday.