Bulletin • Sunday, August 23




Worshiping the Lord in Spirit and Truth


August 23, 2020

Norman Dixon, Pastor


Email: Dixonnorm@comcast.net

Web Site:  www.manbecks.org

Organ Prelude to prepare your heart for worship

Welcome and opportunities to Worship and Serve

Greet one another in the Name of Jesus          


Call to Worship – Psalm 100           

* Opening Chorus #219                                          Surely the Presence

* Invocation 

* Opening Hymn #89                        Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee

First Scripture:  1 Samuel 17:4-11

Praise Hymn #654                                        Change My Heart, O God  

*Prayer Hymn #572                                                  Blessed Assurance 

**Pastoral Prayer

Offering of Tithes and Gifts to the Lord 

via offering plates in the back of the Sanctuary  

Special Music – Congregational choice

Scripture:  1 Samuel 17:45-50

Sermon:  “Goliath is no match for our living God”

* Hymn of response #624                            His Eye Is on the Sparrow


* Recessional Response #235        Take the Name of Jesus (1st verse)  


Leave to Serve

  *Please Stand                                                **Please kneel (if able)

“David didn’t need to know Goliath’s strength

because he already knew God’s.”




  • Pig Roast Meeting                                                           10:00 A.M.


  • Newsletter                                                                          7:00 P.M.


  • August 30 – Special Offering – Student Aid


  • September 6 – Pig Roast meeting                                  10:00 A.M.
  • September 13 – Building Fund Offering
  • September 20 – Favorite Hymn sing Sunday
  • September 23 – Bible Study resumes                                7:00 P.M.
  • September 25 – Newsletter                                                 7:00 P.M.
  • September 27 – Special Offering

Statistics:  August 16, 2020

                                  Attendance:  Worship Service – 30

                                                          Worship Service – $1,448.00


Pig Roast will be held on September 12.  Meetings will be held during the next few weeks.

At this date the Autumn Stroll is still going to be held.

The New Daily Bread for September-November is available.

Bible Study will resume on September 23 and we will begin by looking at Abraham.


  • Hannah Bossler (10 yrs. old/Type 1 diabetes/kidneys becoming compromised)
  • Caroline Zimmerman (health issues)
  • Robert Trout Sr. (moved into hospice care)
  • Carol (granddaughter in college at Pittsburgh) 
  • Betty (husbands health and salvation)
  • Katie (veterinarian was in an accident)
  • Carol (Treatment of Jenny)
  • Kathy Price (fractured left forearm and she’s healing)
  • Pray for our service men and women
  • Those battling cancer:

Pastor Lloyd Yeager (prostate cancer)  

Tim Ditzler – stage 4 pancreatic cancer            Bob Kramer

MikeSis SaguskyJake Wolfe           Rick Fidler

Cindy Segal (liver cancer)

Bill (Deb had 2nd round of radiation)


  • Military:  Zack Frankfort, Navy     Keith Gillespie   

               Ashley Somers, Navy       Caleb Reiter

         Lois’s grandson, Kolby – Air Force

  • Nursing home/Assisted living residents

               Grace Kimmel   Nancy Wildsmith          

  Edgar Bennett 


  • Betty S. (Lord’s kept me all these years.
  • Lois (the song, “He Hideth My Soul)
  • Carol (daughter is 45 years old)
  • Mrs. Lemke (Royale’s shark articles in the paper)
  • Betty R. (Royale loves what she does)


  • Week Day Church School
  • Joe Toy (Street ministry in Philadelphia)
  • Jamie and Anita Farr (Wycliffe in Florida)
  • Robert and Bettina Schaeffer (L.I.F.E. Ministries in New York City)
  • Wagner’s & Stoltzfus’s (Rift Valley Academy in Africa)