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October 30th Worship Program

Updated: Oct 30, 2022


I’m so glad you are able to join us for worship today. My prayer is that your time with us in worship today is just what your soul is thirsting for; that you leave here today renewed and inspired.

Today we will be studying a familiar text from the Gospel of Luke, Jesus’s teaching on the connection between our ability to forgive and our faith. It will be difficult, but it will be good. As most transformational experiences are, it’s the hard things that often lead to our greatest joys. I pray you find this joy in a life of forgiveness.

If you didn’t know, this church is one of three in our community that share one mission, to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of Rock Hall and the world. Our gathering for worship is a testimony to our community of the power of Jesus to save, transform, and redeem.

Everyone is welcome here because no one here is perfect, but together anything can happen.

The same power that has transformed our lives is transforming our community as we live out our faith, sharing and showing God’s love, by serving our neighbors and telling the story of how His love transformed our lives.

If you have any questions about our church or want to discuss your faith journey, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly. My email is and my office telephone is 410-639-2144.

Thank you again for joining us.

Order of Worship:


Prayer of Adoration & Confession

Songs for worship

Prayers of the People


Pastor Gary Priddy

Luke 17:1-10

The Life of Forgiveness

Next Steps

Practical ways you can take a “next step” in your faith journey.

Prayer of Thanksgiving


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. Amen.

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

Songs for Worship

Raum Chapel

73 O Worship The King

128 He Leadeth Me

98 To God Be The Glory

Wesley Chapel

2018 Honor And Praise

133 Leaning On The Everlasting Arms

536 Precious Name

Rock Hall Church


How Deep the Father’s Love for Us

It is Well


Message Notes:

The Life of Forgiveness Luke 17:1-10

Luke 17:1–4 NIV

‌Forgiveness isn’t easy.

Matthew 5:43–44 NIV

Ephesians 4:32 NIV

Matthew 6:14–15 NIV

‌God tells us to forgive...

‌Forgiveness is not natural.

Forgiveness is a decision, not a feeling.

‌Psalm 103:10–12 NIV

‌Luke 17:5–6 NIV

‌Forgiveness is sharing with others what God has given you.

‌Luke 17:7–10 NLT

‌Forgiveness is a decision.

‌Philippians 2:5–7 NLT

‌Our master isn’t asking us to forgive.

‌Forgiveness doesn’t change the past, but it does change the future.

This week’s YouVersion Bible Devotional:

Whatever our financial situation, we can all struggle with how best to use our money. But thankfully, God offers us wisdom in His Word, and He can help us manage our money in ways that honor Him. Join UCB for this 30-day devotional on how to trust God with our finances.


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: 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 & Family

  • Joe & Cheryl Holliday

  • The Greenwells

  • Eddie & Rosalie Kuechler

  • Karen Weller

  • Dean & Anna Mae Wood

  • Mariann Dulin

  • Carole Coleman

  • Joe Bramble

  • Dickie & Bettie Porter

  • Michael Geibel

  • David Kelley

  • Rick Reedy

  • Patricia Brown

  • Carolyn Metzbower

  • Pat Hastings

  • Fox Ford

  • Family of Bobby Coleman

Active Military & their families including:

  • Trevion Hopkins

  • Kyle Schauber

  • Brock Willey

  • Kelly Bertelsen

  • Steve McCarthy

  • Tristan Hague

  • Dakota Collison

  • Geoffrey Andersen

  • John Pettit

  • Makenzie Williams

  • Dante Spagnolo

  • Ben Coppage

  • Jonathan Conner


  • Phyllis Dierker

  • Edna Cox

  • Ann Leary

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, increase the desire of believers to fulfill the Great Commission. Matthew 28:19-20

  • Monday - Our Church: God, direct our vision for the Future. Proverbs 19:21

  • Tuesday - Our Leadership: God, help our ministers and volunteers persevere in Your work. 1 Corinthians 15:58

  • Wednesday - Families: God, help our families be committed to the Lord and His Work. Joshua 24:15

  • Thursday - Our Community: God, bring salvation to the lost. Luke 19:10

  • Friday - Children/Youth: God, help our young people set an example of godliness for others. 1 Timothy 4:12

  • Saturday - Adults: God, give our adults discernment to not be deceived by the world and Satan. 1 Peter 5:8

This week’s events:


6:00pm - Women’s Small Group @Wesley Chapel

6:30pm - Women’s Small Group @The Priddy’s

7:00pm - Men’s Small Group @Charge Office


7:00pm - Small Group Bible Study @RH Church Hall


4:00pm - Rock Solid Kids after School @RH Church Hall

6:00pm - Family Dinner @RH Church Hall

6:30pm - Youth Group @Teen Center


6:30pm - Choir Practice @Wesley Chapel

7:00pm - Praise Team Practice @RHUMC


12:30pm - Membership Class #3

November 13th:

Young Life Sunday

Combined Worship @Rock Hall Church


Donna Edwards 11/1

Joan Melvin 11/1

Gary Priddy 11/2

Jeanne Geibel 11/3

Richard Jamar 11/3

Rebecca Bigelow 11/5


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