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April 21st Worship Program


Welcome to Church!

We are glad to have you worship with us today. It's a blessing to worship, pray, and serve alongside friends and neighbors.

You probably know last week was special, it was the most significant day of the Christian calendar, Easter Sunday. But do you realize that today is actually just as important; because we celebrate the resurrection every Sunday and because God is just as worthy of praise this week as He was last. So, let’s focus on that.

After today’s worship, take a few minutes to engage friends and neighbors in conversation, or spend a few extra minutes in private prayer. We hope you find that this is not just a place to worship but a faith family eager to show you our love and support.

If you have attended church before, you know every church is unique. A few of the things we hope you will notice about us are first, the priority we give to studying the Bible, not just in worship, but in our every day relationship with God; also, we are committed to blessing others as we seek to represent Christ to our community; and finally we depend on the Holy Spirit to guide and empower us to live our daily lives. We believe these are essential to our calling to be His church here in Rock Hall.

Thank you for being a part of our church family today. My prayer is that our time together in worship would be a source of inspiration, reflection, and connection in your relationship with Jesus. If you have any questions or want to discuss your faith journey, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly. My office telephone is 410-639-2144, or send me an email.


Richest Blessings!

Pastor Gary Priddy


Order of Worship

Welcome Prayer of Adoration

Opening Worship Prayer of Confession 

Prayers of the People

Message

An Unexpected Conversion

Acts 10:1-11:18

Pastor Gary Priddy

Next Steps

Find practical ways you can take a first “next step” in your faith journey on our website.

Benediction

Life is much more than an accident. Wherever I go, I believe God needs me there. Wherever I am, I trust God has put me there. He has a purpose for me being there -

Christ, alive in me, wants to do something through me, no matter where I am.

I believe this and go in His grace and His love and His power.


If you would like someone to pray with you, please come and meet one of our ministry leaders at the end of the service.


Songs for Worship

Wesley Chapel

This is My Father’s World - 19

Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee - 8

In The Garden - 342

Rock Hall Church

God Really Loves Us

Gratitude

 Great Things

Holy Forever



Message Notes


Acts 27: The Greater Miracle

Acts 9:32-43

Cornelius’ Vision

‌Acts 10:1–8

We should always pray for more, and never be satisfied with our spiritual walk.

Peter’s Vision

Acts 10:9–16

If God is putting someone on your heart, He is probably working on their heart.

The Invitation

Acts 10:17–23

We can’t expect to walk in the Spirit until we are willing to walk where the Spirit leads.

Are we willing to wrestle with the need to turn totally outward and spending more time, energy, and money on reaching the lost than we spend on ourselves?

The Welcome

‌Acts 10:23-33

‌We need to come to God’s Word with a hunger to learn and a commitment to obey it.

The Sermon

‌Acts 10:34-48

The Good News is for Everyone

The Report

‌Acts 11:1–18

The Good News is for Me

Christians are called to do things that make us uncomfortable… so get over it. Rev. Bill Easum

 

This Week's Announcements:


 

Meet with Pastor Gary Do you have a question or issue you need to discuss? Pastor Gary is available for pastoral counseling with individuals and couples To schedule, just Click “Meet with Pastor Gary” on our website

Prayer Request Policy Change In order to maintain a more current prayer list, we provide a copy of this past week’s prayer requests. Submit prayer requests using the prayer request cards in the pews or the digital prayer request form on our website: pray.yourrhc.com Please make sure you have permission to share other’s information.



Current Prayer Requests

  • Our children and youth ministries

  • Caregivers and first responders

  • People of Ukraine

  • Our nation’s leaders

  • Healing of our nation

  • Israel and the Middle East

  • People battling addictions

  • Single parents and their kids

  • Pastor Gary and family

  • Dickie & Bettie Porter

  • Frank & Mariann Dulin

  • Pastor Kenny Hickman

  • Pastor Bill Carroll    

  • Robin & Ed Kurowski

  • Grant Stoops

  • Bonnie Kellas

  • Cricket Hayes (PG’s Mom)

  • Linda Morgan

  • Joan Melvin

  • Joanne Carson

  • Patricia Brown

  • Rick Reedy

  • Sara Gagalski

  • Scott Smith

  • Jean Spence

  • Kevin Nelson Sr

  • Danielle Johnson

  • Pastor David Kelley

  • Hubbard Kendall

  • Diane McIntyre

  • Jimmy Wallace

  • Nancy Legg

Active Military & their families including:

  • Trevion Hopkins

  • Kyle Schauber

  • Brock Willey

  • Makenzie Williams

  • Steve McCarthy

  • Tristan Hague

  • Dakota Collison

  • Geoffrey Andersen

  • John Pettit

  • Jonathan Conner

  • Dante Spagnolo

Homebound:

  • Phyllis Dierker

  • Jackie Price Williams

  • Edna Cox

This week's prayer focus:

Join us in focused and specific prayer for our church, our community, and our world. Be prepared to see God do great things as we collectively turn to Him in prayer.

  • Sunday - Our Mission: God, give each of us a deep passion for the work of Christ.   Luke 4:18-19  

  • Monday - Our Church:  God, develop spiritual growth & maturity in Your church.   Hebrews 5:12-14  

  • Tuesday - Our Leadership: God, help our pastor proclaim Your Word boldly.   2 Timothy 4:2

  • Wednesday - Families: God, help couples be faithful to the marriage promises they made to You and to each other. Hebrews 13:4

  • Thursday - Our Community: God, we thank you for those who serve in our community. 1 John 3:16

  • Friday - Children/Youth: God, help young people commit themselves to a life of purity of mind and body. Psalm 119:9-11

  • Saturday - Adults: God, help adults find and fulfill Your purpose for their lives. Jeremiah 29:11-14

This week’s events:

 

Monday

11:00 am - VBS planning meeting @ Charge Office

6:00 pm - Bible Study @Debbie Elburn’s

6:30 pm - Women’s Bible Study @The Robbin’s

7:00 pm - Men’s Bible Study @Charge Office

Tuesday

7:00 pm - Bible Study @RHMC Hall

Wednesday:

3:30 - Rock Solid Kids

6:00 - Dinner

6:30 - Youth

Sunday

9:30 am - Worship Celebration @WC

11:00 am -  Worship Celebration @RHMC


WCMC - Wesley Chapel Methodist Church

RHMC - Rock Hall Methodist Church







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