Opening words and prayer
“Hosanna, loud hosanna” HWB # 238
Children’s Story – Laura Nickel
Good News in Outreach - Rick & Wanda Stauffer - SOOP Phoenix
Hearing the word
Scripture - John 12:12-27
“‘Tis midnight, and on Olive’s brow” HWB # 241
(Pre-K and younger children are dismissed to the nursery)
Scripture - John 19:16b-22
Message – “Honored”
Responding to the word
Time of reflection
Hymn of Response: (remain seated)
“All glory, laud, and honor” HWB # 237
Sharing and Prayer
Tithes and Offering
“God be with you” HWB # 430
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.
Verse for 2018
He has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8
Pastor - Dave Nickel
Worship Leader - Kathy Haake
Music Leaders - Jeanette & Anita
Nursery - Glen & Tammy Riedel
Nursery Next Sunday - Jay & Becky Waegli
Next Children's Story - Anita Breckbill
April’s Drivers - Rick & Wanda Stauffer
April’s Greeters -
Snack Next Sunday - Potluck Brunch
Sunday Prayer Time - 9:15 am Room #2
Today - Choir Practice @ FMC 8:45 am
Today - Communion
Wednesday, March 28 - Choir Practice @ Antelope Park COB 7pm
Friday, March 30 - Choir Practice @ FMC 6pm
Friday, March 30 - Good Friday Service @ FMC 7pm
Sunday, April 1 - Sonrise Service @ Antelope Park COB 8am
Sunday, April 1 - Breakfast Potluck @ 9:30 am
Sunday, April 1 - No Sunday School
Sunday, April 1 - Easter Service starts at 10:30 am
April 6-7 - FMC Retreat in Aurora, NE
May 6 - Neighborhood Garage Sale
May 16 - Royals game
June 26-28 - Vacation Bible School 6-8:30 pm
Library - Adult Class – Uniform Series
Room # 1 - Adult Class – Bystander Intervention
Room # 6 - Adult Class – Uniform Series – Take 2
Nursery - Preschool
Room # 8 - Grades K-2
Room # 7 - Grades 3-8
Room # 4 - Grades 9-12
Record for March 18
60 - Attendance
$ 3,252 - Offering
$ 443 - Youth Pasta Lunch
$ 42 - Birthday Fund
$ 24,618 - Year To Date Budget
$ 22,107 - Year To Date Offering
- $ 2,511 - Year To Date Deficit
PRAYER OF JOY: Miles Jacob Balzer joined us at 8:27 am on Tuesday, March, 20. Both mom and baby are doing well. Thank you for your many prayers.
MAKE IT AUTOMATIC - Did you know the church offers direct debit from your bank account for your weekly or monthly offering? Year to date our offering budget is behind -$3,525 compared to this time last year of -$1,385. If you are interested in setting up a new automatic withdrawal, please talk to the Treasurer Brett Stauffer.
EASTER SUNDAY – Please join us for Sonrise Service at 8am at Antelope Park Church of the Brethren, and for Breakfast Potluck at 9:30 am. There will be no Sunday school. Our Easter Service will start at 10:30 am.
SERMONS AVAILABLE ONLINE – With our new worship presentation software, we are once again able to post the sermon recordings online. You can find them on our website fmclincoln.org/Sermons.
BIBLE SCHOOL - Mark your calendars! Vacation Bible School will be June 26-28, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at FMC. Sign-up sheets are available for children attending and for volunteers who want to help out. Please contact the VBS Committee (Rachel, Jennifer, Jeana) with any questions.
BASEBALL - The FMC 2nd Annual Baseball trip is planned for Wednesday, May 16th. We will travel to Kansas City for a 1:15 Royals game with Tampa Bay, and return after the game. Please notify Rick Stauffer or Dallas Schlegel by April 22nd if you are interested in attending. Hope to see you at the stadium.
CONFERENCE PRAYER REQUEST - This month and next, Dave Boshart and Tim Detweiler are leading interested pastors in a four-part discussion of Brad Roth's book, God's Country: Faith, Hope and the Future of the Rural Church. Pray for those gathered to discuss the book, and for the unique challenges of our rural congregations.