Trinity Reformed Church
November 27, 2022 First Sunday of Advent
Worship 9:00 AM
(Live on Dumont Cable Chan. 1001 & on demand at trinref.org)
WE APPROACH GOD
Welcome & Call to Worship
Lighting of the Advent Candle – Wix Family
*Hymns of Praise
“O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” (#123)
“Come Thou Long Expected Jesus” (#124)
“Joy to the World!” (#125)
*Greeting One Another
Children’s Message – Mike Brost
WE HEAR GOD’S WORD:
Prayer of Illumination
Message: “The Power of Promise”
WE RESPOND TO GOD
*Song: “As the Deer”
*Song: “He is Exalted”
Today we begin the Advent season. Advent is a time of waiting and anticipation. It's also a time of preparations when we prepare our hearts for the arrival of our King. Let’s rejoice together as we begin this special time of the year through worship and fellowship. We thank Mike Brost for leading our worship service this morning.
Praise Team: Wendy Dralle, Brooklyn Wix, Eden Wix, Kristen Wix
Next Sunday: Praise Team 1
Keyboardist: Denise Abbas Next Sunday: Ruth Seehusen
Sound/Projection Operator: Ryan Fleshner
Video: Lauren Fleshner
Greeters Today: Daniel Shafer, Robert & Kristen Wix
Greeters Next Sunday: Parker & Holly Merritt, Greta Cordes
Today at Trinity:
9:00 a.m. – Worship Service
10:00 a.m. –Fellowship
10:30 a.m. – Sunday School
This Week at Trinity:
Monday: 6:30 PM – Elders and Deacons Meeting
Monday: 7:15 PM – Consistory Meeting
Tuesday: 6:00 PM – Abbas Small Group – 1 Chapter a day
Wednesday: 6:30-7:00 PM – Christmas Program Practice
Wednesday: 7:00 PM - HSYG
If you have a prayer request, please fill out the slip in your bulletin and place it in the offering plate.
Christmas program practice will begin Nov. 30 from 6:30-7:00 PM for all school age kids. The Christmas program will be presented during our church service on Dec. 18th. If you have questions, please contact Ami Cordes or Krisol Ulrich.
Do you want to have decorated cookies for the holidays but don’t want to do all the baking? Little Lambs has the solution! Delicious Christmas cookies baked by Cindy Johnson! You can either purchase just the cookies, or a full kit with cookies, frosting, and sprinkles! Check out the bulletin board for more info. Orders need to be in TODAY.
An Adult Ladies Christmas meal will be held on Monday, December 5th at 5:30 p.m. at the church. You will need to sign up for your choice of either a Lasagna or Chicken Alfredo meal. Cost will be $15.00. Deadline to sign up and pay is TODAY!
We will be handing out Christmas sacks after the Christmas program again this year. Can you help us out with candy donations? There is a box on the heater in the foyer for donations.
It’s that time of year again! If you would like to purchase a memorial poinsettia, please sign up on the bulletin board. They are $17.50 again this year. The deadline to purchase a poinsettia is Sunday, December 11.
The congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, December 11 at 10:00 a.m. Any matters you would like to have discussed at the congregational meeting must be communicated to the Consistory in writing by November 27. The names of consenting nominees for the position of deacon: Wendy Dralle and James Seehusen. For position of elder: Ruth Seehusen and Darrell Folkerts.
We are in need of a sound person for our Sunday morning services. If you are interested, please contact Tim Junker.
Do you love Jesus and kids? We are looking for new board members for Allison Little Lambs! If you are interested, please contact Tim Junker or the church.
You are invited to attend adult Sunday School today at 10:30 in room #2. We will be continuing our study of the Reformation and how people like Luther and Calvin influenced what we believe. Today's lesson will be on Calvin's 5 Doctrines of Grace. Does Trinity believe these Doctrines? Do you?
In The Word
1 Chapter a Day
Memory Verse: Jeremiah 29:11
Sunday: Jeremiah 23
Monday: Jeremiah 24
Tuesday: Jeremiah 25
Wednesday: Jeremiah 26
Thursday: Jeremiah 27
Friday: Jeremiah 28
Saturday: Jeremiah 29
Sunday: Jeremiah 30
Through The Bible in a Year
Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 13:13
Sunday: 1 Thessalonians 1-5 & 2 Thessalonians 1-3
Monday: Acts 18-19
Tuesday: 1 Corinthians 1-4
Wednesday: 1 Corinthians 5-8
Thursday: 1 Corinthians 9-11
Friday: 1 Corinthians 12-14
Saturday: 1 Corinthians 15-16
Sunday: 2 Corinthians 1-4