Bulletin • October 11



Worshiping the Lord in Spirit and Truth

October 11, 2020

A Year in Ephesians

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 117          

* Opening Chorus #54                                                           My Tribute

* Invocation 

* Opening Hymn 104                                             O Worship the King

First Scripture:  Ephesians 1:1-10

Praise Hymn #456                                                         Find Us Faithful

*Prayer Hymn #561                                              I Would Be like Jesus 

**Pastoral Prayer

Offering of Tithes and Gifts to the Lord 

offering plates in the back of the Sanctuary  

Special Music – Congregational Favorite 

Scripture:  Ephesians 1:11-14

Sermon:  “Praise the Lord”

* Hymn of response #12                                 Praise Him! Praise Him!


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

Leave to Serve

  *Please Stand                                                **Please kneel (if able)

“When the outlook seems difficult

try the up-look.”



  • Building Fund Offering
  • Autumn Stroll meeting                                                    10:00 A.M.


  • Bible Study/Abraham (Genesis 14:18 – 15:21)                7:00 P.M.


      Autumn Stroll Prep


  •     Autumn Stroll


  • October 20 – Official Board Meeting                                7:00 P.M.
  • October 25 – Special Offering (EC Missions General Fund)

                          – Fellowship Brunch

  • October 31 – Newsletter                                                    7:00 P.M.                   

Statistics:  October 4, 2020

                                  Attendance:  Worship Service – 37

                                                                  Bible Study – 10                                                

                                                                       Offering – $1,741.00

  1. 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.com

  1. 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


  • Family and friend of Tim Ditzler who passed away from pancreatic cancer)
  • Fritz Lehr (moved to rehab)
  • Cosmo Hardenstine (over his birth weight/2 lb. 14 oz.)
  • Jon R. (Luke at E-Town and Granddaughter at Bloomsburg)
  • Carol Mills (in hospice)
  • Hannah Bossler (Type 1 diabetes/kidneys becoming compromised)
  • Betty (husbands health and salvation)
  • Pray for our service men and women
  • Those battling cancer:

Grace, 5 year old with leukemia

Pastor Lloyd Yeager (prostate 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  


  • Carol (Treatment of Jenny went well, no sign of cancer)
  • Ardella (that Fern is still capable of going out and about)
  • Carol (Talked to Carolyn Zimmerman, at home and doing good)
  • 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)