Did You Know for February 10th 2013

February 7, 2013 Did You Know for February 10th 2013

DID YOU KNOW FOR SUNDAY FEBRUARY 10TH 2013

Welcome to the NEW Moyock UMC. We are so glad you decided to join us this Sunday….Youth and Scout Sunday. We’ve been expecting you! We truly hope that you will experience this New Year the Fresh Wind and Fresh Fire that has ignited this congregation. Our God is an awesome God and we are being obedient to Him. Ask a church member to tell you the rest of the story. We hope you will come back and join us in the weeks to follow in 2013. Come Alive in Jesus. We are In ministry together and we need you to help us Serve in His name right here in our Community. We have so many ministries that need your help.

Pastor Bill Masciangelo 252 455 7117 cell.

Professional Nursery care is provided from 9:00 am till end of Worship every Sunday. A Guest Services table, located in the vestibule, is staffed before and after each worship service. Stop by and get your questions answered. Hearing support equipment is now available. See the greeter if you need to use one of these listening units. 

Passionate Worship: Begins each Sunday at 10:30 am. Holy Communion is offered the first Sunday of each month and at other times during the life of the church. Children’s Church is for children Pre-K to 3rd Grade and starts right after the children’s message during worship. The children learn about Jesus and worship in an age-appropriate setting. 

A new Lenten Wednesday night Bible Study will begin Wednesday Feb 20th at 7 PM. Join the adventure. 
Bring your Bible.

Today: Feb 10th Youth Lead Worship and Scout Sunday. Feb 10th after worship: Women of the church. Feb 13th Ash Wednesday service 7 PM. (No Bible Study that night) Feb 16th Sat… Feb 17th Finance Meeting after church. 
Feb 24th Lay Rally at Edenton UMC. All strongly encouraged to participate and attend. This is when all our churches gather to sing and hear a word.

Also an EXPO showcasing ministries from our churches too. Our Music Ministry will be part of the exhibiting show. Showcase begins at 3 PM and speaker begins at 4 PM. Car pool and we normally go out to dinner afterwards if you desire. 

Rocky Hock (with Jeff and Gloria Emmerich and company) comes to Moyock 7 PM Saturday February 16th and a wonderful reception to follow. Plan your Valentine’s night out today. A true musical show for all ages!

EASTER: Please help us fill the emergency food baskets located on the table in the sanctuary. Also, plan now to help us fill Easter dinner baskets for home delivery. Natalie Phillips is coordinating.

Did you know… February 10th 2013 continued: 
Passionate worship can include the following: All these actions are from the Bible and mentioned in scripture as part of worship when approaching the Throne of God and worshipping Him: Raising both hands (surrendering and coming empty to be filled up), clapping, dancing, shouting, singing, kneeling, opening up arms to receive a blessing. Do you have a favorite posture?

You can find us on the web at: www.moyockumc.com 
Do YOU still need to make a decision today? Use the decision card to help me help you. Membership? If you are not a member and wish to learn more about becoming a member of the New Moyock UMC….then see, call or email me to start the conversation. It is a new Christian year. A great time to start. Welcome to the Marsh family. .

Prayer Chain: Join today via email. If you would like to be a prayer warrior or if you have a prayer request, Matt Bobola is coordinating this ministry for us. You can reach Matt at email at mebobola@gmail.com or via his cell phone at 757 761 4073. Or fill out a prayer request card and give it to the Pastor.

Ministries (service outside the church) of this church: Angel Tree, Meals for shut-ins, Scouts: Cub, Adventure and Girl. Currituck Kids, Moyock Food Pantry, Humble Beginnings, Food Closet (at church) Reading program, Music, Nursing home, Caroling, Weightwatchers, Nursing home visits, Vacation Bible School this coming June, School supplies too… Thank you for serving together.!

Christian Education (On Sunday) New Classes started on January 6th 2013. Sunday School Classes are going on each Sunday. Join us any Sunday at 9:15 am. For Adults: Tom Santa: Luke and being a witness, Charlie Morris: Book of Romans and Mary’s Danko’s class will continue with their current book. There are also Sunday school classes for youth with Don Marler (6th to HS), children with Linda Brown (3-5th Grade) and Children with Cathy Morris (K-2nd Grade)

Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word lencten, which means “spring.” The forty days represents the time Jesus spent in the wilderness, enduring the temptation of Satan.

Lent is a time of repentance, fasting and preparation for the coming of Easter. It is a time of self-examination and reflection. In the early church, Lent was a time to prepare new converts for baptism. Today, Christians focus on their relationship with God, often choosing to give up something or to volunteer and give of themselves for others. Sundays in Lent are not counted in the forty days because each Sunday represents a “mini-Easter” and the reverent spirit of Lent is tempered with joyful anticipation of the Resurrection. 

Ash Wednesday service Wed 13 Feb 7 PM. Palm Sunday March 24th 1030. Stations of the Cross Good Friday March 29th about sunset 7 PM. Easter Sunrise and Easter Communion Service Sunday March 31st 6:30 AM and 1030 AM.

Team Matt and Team Tracey

If you would like to be on the team to help Matt and Tracey then let Don Schone or Carol Bell know of your desire and how you can possibly help. Or just make yourself available as needs are determined. Being on one or both teams will strengthen your soul and you will be blessed and you will be a blessing too. We are truly a church family and this is what family does. Thank you in advance.

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