Bulletin Sunday October 4



Worshiping the Lord in Spirit and Truth

October 6, 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 95:1-3          

* Opening Chorus #83            There’s Something About That Name

* Invocation 

* Opening Hymn #348              My Savior’s Love (stanzas’ 1, 4, & 5)

First Scripture:  John 3:1-6; 14-18

Praise Hymn #459                                                   We Remember You

*Prayer Hymn #157                  The Love of God (marked stanzas’)

**Pastoral Prayer

Offering of Tithes and Gifts to the Lord

via offering plates in the back of the Sanctuary​

Special Music – Congregational Favorite

Communion Meditation:  God SO loved!

Scripture:  I Corinthians 11:23-26

The communion elements will be distributed in a sealed package to everyone in their seat.  We will partake of the elements at the direction of the pastor.

* Hymn of response #324     When I Survey the Wondrous Cross


* Recessional Response #426   Bless Be the Tie that Binds (1st verse)  

Leave to Serve

 *Please Stand                                                **Please kneel (if able)

People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.  

The Cross is a declaration of how much God cares.


 TODAY: World Wide Communion Sunday/individual at pews Autumn Stroll meeting                                                    10:00 A.M.

WEDNESDAY: Bible Study/Abraham (Genesis 13-14)                            7:00 P.M.

NEXT SUNDAY: Building Fund Offering Autumn Stroll meeting                                                  10:00 A.M.

LOOKING AHEAD:   October 17 – Autumn Stroll October 20 – Official Board Meeting                                7:00 P.M. October 25 – Special Offering (EC Missions General Fund)

                         – Fellowship Brunch

Statistics:  September 27, 2020

                                 Attendance:  Worship Service – 39

                                                                Bible Study – 10                                              

                                                                      Offering – $1,230.00

                              Missionary Christmas Offering – $252.001. 
We will be returning to the book of Ephesians on Oct. 11th.2. Don’t forget to turn in hymn request slips.

Operation Christmas Child

Due to any number of issues resulting from COVID-19 we will not be doing a Pack a Shoebox campaign this year. If you would still like to participate there are options available for you.

 Pack a Traditional Shoebox-shop for the items you wish to put into a shoebox, pack them in a box and drop the box, along with shipping costs, off at The Lighthouse Church during National Collection Week • November 16-23. Drop off times will be posted on the Lighthouse Church website at: www.thelighthousechurch.com1. Build a Shoebox Online- Go to the Samaritans Purse website (www.samaritanspurse.org) Select: What We Do, along the top menu bar of the website and choose: Operation Christmas Child. Select: Build a Shoebox Online, and follow the onscreen instructions

PRAYER CONCERNS❖ Fritz Lehr (fell and broke his nose)
❖ Cosmo Hardenstine (over his birth weight)❖ Jon R. (Luke at E-Town and Granddaughter at Bloomsburg)

❖ Wayne (Dan’s uncle passed away this week)

❖ Pastor Jim (Kathy traveling to TN to help daughter as she transitions back to work)

❖ Hannah Bossler (Type 1 diabetes/kidneys becoming compromised)

❖ Betty (husbands health and salvation)

❖ Carol (Treatment of Jenny)

❖ Pray for our service men and women

❖ Those battling cancer:

​Grace, 5 year old with leukemia

​Pastor Lloyd Yeager (prostate cancer)  ​

​Tim Ditzler – stage 4 pancreatic cancer​             Bob Kramer

​Mike ​Sis Sagusky​ Jake Wolfe           Rick Fidler​

​Cindy Segal (liver cancer)​Carol Shira (last stages of cancer)

​Bill (Deb another spot on her lung)​Tim McMillen❖ 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 

PRAISE: ❖ Mark (only broke 2 bones/not more serious)❖ Arti (while in college/opened every class with “This Is My Father’s World”, God is in charge.❖ Glen (strength for a friend God put in his life)❖ Deb R. (Rain)

❖ 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)