Bulletin • Sunday, August 30




Worshiping the Lord in Spirit and Truth


August 30, 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 46:1-3, 10          

* Opening Chorus #154                                                 We Bow Down

* Invocation 

* Opening Hymn #43                All Hail the Power (marked stanzas)

First Scripture:  Luke 24:33-44

Praise Hymn #654                                        Change My Heart, O God  

*Prayer Hymn #617                                       Near to the Heart of God 

**Pastoral Prayer

Offering of Tithes and Gifts to the Lord 

via offering plates in the back of the Sanctuary  

Special Music – Cathy & Ardella

Scripture:  Psalm 2

Sermon:  “God Laughs”

* Hymn of response #577                                       In Times like These


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


Leave to Serve

  *Please Stand                                                **Please kneel (if able)

“Life is tragic for the person 

who has plenty to live on, 

but nothing to live for.”




  • Special Offering – Student Aid


  • Pig Roast meeting                                                             10:00 A.M.


  • September 11 – Pig roast prep at Flynns                          5:00 P.M.
  • September 12 – Pig roast                                4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.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 23, 2020

                                  Attendance:  Worship Service – 36

                                                          Worship Service – $958.00


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.

Don’t forget to pick up your newsletter.


  • Jen (kids going back to school.  Pray for the kids with a mixed schedule, teachers and parents)
  • Hannah Bossler (Type 1 diabetes/kidneys becoming compromised)
  • Robert Trout Sr. (passed away in his sleep and now with the Lord)
  • Betty (husbands health and salvation)
  • Carol (Treatment of Jenny)
  • Kathy Price (cast is off but now has a sinus infection)
  • Pray for our service men and women
  • Those battling cancer:

Pastor Lloyd Yeager (prostate cancer)  

Tim Ditzler – stage 4 pancreatic cancer            Bob Kramer

Mike     Sis Sagusky      Jake Wolfe         Rick Fidler

Cindy Segal (liver cancer)

Bill (Deb had 2nd round of radiation)


  • Military:  Keith Gillespie       Lois’s grandson, Kolby – Air Force

Ashley Somers, Navy     Caleb Reiter

  • Nursing home/Assisted living residents

               Grace Kimmel   Nancy Wildsmith          

  Edgar Bennett Caroline Zimmerman (health issues)


  • Betty S. (for Betty and all she does)
  • Betty R. (going to be a great-grandmother, Rory and Nichole)
  • Deb (going to be a grandmother, Dave & Nichole and Caitlynn who will be moving home)
  • Jen (her grandmother, age 94, a God-fearing woman who lived at home, died in her sleep and is now with the Lord) 
  • Jon F. (annoyed with a slow driver until he realized he has his cell phone on the tailgate)
  • Brenda (good to be back at church and congregation)


  • 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)