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  • Writer's picturePastor Gary

January 9th Worship Program

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Happy New Year!

I'm not sure how long we are supposed to say that, but I am looking forward to all that God is going to do in and through us in the coming year.

I pray your time in worship today will be a source of encouragement for your faith and hopefully, give you a moment to reframe your perspective for the year 2022 and move you toward living with more intention this year.

If you have any prayer requests or questions, please us the link in this worship program or the pew cards available in the seat backs in front of you.

8:30 am

Live @Raum Chapel UMC

9:30 am

Live @Wesley Chapel UMC

11:00 am

Live @Rock Hall Church


This week's announcements:

Our 2022 Charge Wide Ministry Retreat is scheduled for Feb 11-12.

Please RSVP by clicking on the dates below.


Today's Order of Worship


Morning Prayer

Opening Songs

Pastoral Prayer


Holy Communion

Closing Worship


Songs for Worship






That's Why We Praise Him

One Thing Remains

Goodness Of God



Sermon Notes:

Luke #5: It's time to grow

Luke 2:39-52

Happy New Year! How will this year be different from last year?


Growing isn’t easy

Philippians 2:6–7

Jesus Grew:

  • Wisdom

  • Stature

  • Favor

Growth takes intention

Romans 8:29

Philippians 1:6

Parents… grow in wisdom.

Married couples… grow together.

Single.... grow in faith.

Young… grow in obedience.

Old… grow in patience.

All.... grow in Christ-likeness

2 Peter 3:18


This week's prayer focus:

Sunday - Our Mission: God, give 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 our young people commit themselves to a life of purity of mind and body. Psalm 119:9-11

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


This week's reading plan:

The Bible is Alive

Since the beginning of time, God’s Word has actively restored hearts and minds—and God’s not finished yet. In this special 7-day Plan, let’s celebrate the life-transforming power of Scripture by taking a closer look at how God is using the Bible to impact history and change lives around the world.

Join Pastor Gary and others as we read scripture together.

CLICK HERE to join in.


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