Among Christians, Pentecost commemorates the descent of the Holy O

Touching Lives through Christ by Reaching Out, Bringing In, Lifting Up, Sending Forth
OCTOBER 12, 2014
EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY
AFTER
PENTECOST
Among Christians, Pentecost commemorates the descent of the Holy
Spirit upon the Twelve Apostles and other followers of Jesus, as described
in the Acts of the Apostles 2:1–31. For this reason, Pentecost is sometimes described by some Christians today as the "Birthday of the Church."
4315 Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411
Phone: 423.698.6951 • Fax: 423.629.5193
www.brainerdumc.org
TRADITIONAL WORSHIP AT 10:45AM
Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
THE GATHERING
Welcome and Announcements
Rev. Dr. Dennis Flaugher
Prelude
PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING
Choral Introit
Rev. Mark Davis
Come All You People
Chancel Choir
Alexander Gondo
*Call to Worship
Leader - Rejoice in the Lord Always
People - Again I say rejoice
*Hymn
Rejoice, Ye Pure in Heart
UMH 160
*Opening Prayer
God of steadfast love, we thank you for the abundant gifts in our
lives: love and grace, clothing and belongings, friends and family.
Gather us into your arms and clothe us with your saving grace in
preparation for the great banquet which you have prepared.
*Affirmation of Faith – A Modern Affirmation
UMH 885
*Gloria Patri
MEINEKE
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost.
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be,
World without end, Amen. Amen.
PROCLAMATION OF THE WORD
Rev. Mark C. Davis
Children’s Time with Ms. Karen
All children ages 3–9 are invited to come to the altar for a moment
with our Family Life Ministries Coordinator, Mrs. Karen Stoll.
*Hymn
*Gospel Reading
Sermon
Come Sinners to the Gospel Feast
Matthew 22:1–14
“The Wedding Banquet”
RESPONSE TO THE WORD
Worship with Our Tithes and Offerings
UMH 339
Pew Bible NT pg. 24
Rev. Dr. Dennis Flaugher
Rev. Mark Davis
Offertory
A Community of Faith
Chancel Choir
Hawthorne & Purifoy
*Offertory Response
OLD HUNDREDTH
Praise God from whom all blessings flow,
Praise Him all creatures here below,
Praise Him above ye heavenly hosts,
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen.
Prayers of the People and Lord’s Prayer
UMH 895
*Hymn
UMH 348
Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling
Reception of New Members
SENDING FORTH
Rev. Dr. Dennis Flaugher
*Benediction
Leader – When you leave here today do not forget the wondrous works
of the Lord. Remember what you have learned and received as the God
of peace goes with you.
*Response
Together We Serve
Chancel Choir
Daniel Charles Damon
*Postlude
Organist – Mr. Jeff Scofield
Music Director – Dr. Rebecca Atkins
*Please stand as you are able.
New Sermon Series on the Teachings of Jesus
Oct 12 – Parable of the Wedding Banquet
Oct 19 – Jesus on Taxes and Tithes
Oct 26 - The Greatest Commandment
PRAYER CONCERNS
Donna Akers
Ann Barrows
Jack Berry
Rev. Sherry Boles
Calvin Bush
Carolyn Caldwell
Mary Moore Clements
Wayne Cook
Ronda Ford
Viola Hudson
Bob Lewis
Tina McKenzie
Jean Miller
Charles Murray
Sally Nash
Betty Northcutt
Joyce Taylor
Joyce Vaughn
Mary White
Geraldine Witt
Congregation, Children, Youth, Pastors & Staff of BUMC
CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY
We offer our Christian sympathy, love and prayers to
Joyce Godsey on the death of her mother Dorothy Godsey.
Wednesday Night Dinners
Next Wednesday, the $7.00 meal will be: Juicy Delicious
Roast with Potatoes and Carrots. For dessert, we will have
Brownies and Chocolate Chip Cookies. By Tuesday at
3:00pm, please call or email Jenny to make a one-time or
permanent reservation:423-698-6951or [email protected]
GIFTS TO THE CHURCH
Building Fund
Operating
Memorial Fund
In Honor of
Nelda Jarvis by:
In Honor of
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Spataro
Nelda Jarvis by:
Cheryl & Allen Patton
Mike & Barbara McMahan
Dave Akers Project
In Memory of
Joe Clark by:
Robert & Laura Barnes
In Memory of
Wyman & Mary Frances Clark
Dave Akers by:
Kellie Reynolds, Daryl Schoolar
Kingsbury Class
and Betty Schoolar
As always, your gift in honor
or memory of your
loved one is very much
appreciated by the family.
In Memory of
Lost Loved Ones of
Kingsbury Class by:
Cathy Wilson
Finance Information
Finance Monthly
Need MTD
through 10/05/14
Received MTD
through 10/05/14
General Budget
$54,167
$13,542
25%
$18,665
34%
Building Mortgage
$13,463
$3,366
25%
$4,280
32%
Finance Yearly
week 40
Need YTD
Received YTD
through 10/05/14
through 10/05/14
General Budget
$650,000
$500,000
77%
$489,655
75%
Building Mortgage
$161,559
$124,276
77%
$138,069
85%
Quarterly contribution statements are now available in
the narthex. Please review your contribution statement
and contact the business office with any discrepancies.
Brainerd Church Picnic October 19
River Park Pavilion #4 @ 4pm
Come join us for Fall Fun at
the Brainerd Church Picnic.
Bring a Friend!
Bake
Sale
On October 26, Cornerstone Class is hosting a
Bake Sale in the Atrium.
Sales Proceeds will benefit
Cornerstone projects.
Church-Wide Camping
Weekend at Johnston Woods
November 21 – 23.
To save your spot, pick up a
brochure in the Atrium or email our
Director of Family Ministries at
[email protected]
Preschool
Posts
Please pray for
the Barnes family
and newborn baby
Blake. They are
part of our
preschool staff.
The Preschool held
chapel in the Sanctuary
this week. The children
loved seeing the pretty
stained glass and praying
at the altar.
BUMC Weekly Events
Sunday, October 12
8:45 a.m.
Oasis Contemporary Worship, Fellowship Hall
9:00 a.m.
Traditional Worship, Sanctuary
9:45 a.m.
Sunday School
10:45 a.m.
Traditional Worship, Sanctuary
4:00 p.m.
Youth Band Practice, Rec Room
5:00 p.m.
Making Sense of the Bible, Kingsbury Room with Dennis
5:00 p.m.
SHINE (grades 3-5), Gym
5:00 p.m.
Youth Rec and Worship, Gym & Youth Area
5:30 p.m.
Bible in the Schools, Brainerd High School
6:00 p.m.
Gospel Jam, McFerrin Chapel
Monday, October 13
7:00 p.m.
Boy Scouts, Scout Cabin
1:00 p.m.
Circle #3, Asbury Room
Tuesday, October 14
9:30 a.m.
A.M. Seasoned Women, Upper Conference
10:00 a.m.
Scenic City Chorale Rehearsal, Choir Room
10:30 a.m.
Circle #2, Bobbie Fant’s Home
12:30 p.m.
Ladies’ Bridge, Truman Brooks Room
6:00 p.m.
Envy Dance, Gym
6:00 p.m.
Handbell Rehearsal, Handbell Room
Wednesday, October 15
12:30 noon Ladies’ Bridge, Truman Brooks Room
4:30 p.m.
Open Gym for Youth, Gym
5:30 p.m.
Wednesday Night Dinner & Programs,, Fellowship Hall
6:00 p.m.
iLIFE Groups, Rec Room
6:15 p.m.
Children’s Classes Children’s Wing
6:15 p.m.
Experiencing God, Library with Mark
6:15 p.m.
The Heart of Christianity, Kingsbury Room with Dennis
6:15 p.m.
Chancel Choir Rehearsal, Sanctuary
6:30 p.m.
Knitters’ Group, Asbury Room
7:30 p.m.
Oasis Band Rehearsal, Fellowship Hall
Thursday, October 16
5:45 p.m.
Seasoned Women, Truman Brooks
Friday, October 17
5:30 p.m.
Parent’s Night Out, Gym
Saturday, October 18
9:00 a.m.
Intentional Faith Development Meeting, Library
12:00 noon Organ Practice, Sanctuary
2:00 p.m.
Delta Kappa Gamma Reception,, Fellowship Hall
WORSHIP SERVICE AT 9:00AM
*Invocation
Prelude
*Hymn
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
UMH #89
*Passing the Peace
Pastoral Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Worship with our Tithes and Offerings and Piano Offertory
*Gospel Reading
Sermon
Matthew 22:1–14
Parable of the Wedding Banquet
*Hymn
Pew Bible NT pg. 24
Rev. Dr. Dennis Flaugher
When We All Get to Heaven
UMH #384
*Benediction
Pianist: Terry Sanford
*Please stand as you are able.
Staff of Brainerd United Methodist Church
The Rev. Dr. Dennis W. Flaugher ~ [email protected] ~ Senior Pastor
The Rev. Mark Davis ~ [email protected] ~ Outreach Pastor
The Rev. Terri Lowe ~ [email protected] ~ Congregational Care Pastor
Dr. Rebecca Atkins ~ [email protected] ~ Director of Music
Jeff Scofield ~ [email protected] ~ Organist
Karen Stoll ~ [email protected] ~ Director of Family Ministries
Kelcy Chambers ~ [email protected] ~ Preschool Director
Katy Burnette ~ [email protected] ~ Youth Director