December 23, 2013 DID YOU KNOW FOR SUNDAY 29 DECEMBER 2013


Welcome to the NEW Moyock UMC. We’ve been expecting you!
We truly hope that you will experience 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 are In ministry together and we need you to help us Serve in His name right here in our Community. 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 devices are now available. See the greeter if you need to use one of these listening units.

Passionate Bible-based 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. Gluten free bread is always offered and available. 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.
ave the dates:

anuary 2nd Thursday 10 am. Help the pastor and trustees set up the new sanctuary worship space. January 5th we worship in the Round.

January 5th Men of Church Breakfast 7:45 am till 9 am. All men invited to share and plan for 2014. Rev. Gil Wise to attend.

January 5th Sunday school 9:15 am for all Adults and Youth in Fellowship Hall with Rev. Gil Wise January 5th. Installation of all new leadership during worship.
January 5th Worship in our new Sanctuary space with us as we go deeper in our relationship with God and each other. Rev Gil Wise our District Superintendent will join us to worship and celebrate Holy Communion.

January 5th Working Lunch for Church Council members with Rev. Gil Wise in the Fellowship Hall..

January 12th Sunday School Assembly begins in the sanctuary at 9:15 am. We will all gather as as disciples to sing and pray before we go to our respective classes. You are encouraged to sit by class in the center section.
January 12th Women of the Church meeting after worship. Mary Danko, new president presiding.

January 19th Finance and Church Council Meeting for New Year. After worship.

January 28th 6 pm Men and Women Christian Fellowship Dinner at The New MUMC.

Can you identify these elements in today’s worship service? We suggest that you keep a copy of each weekly issue of Did You Know on file and use them to review and grasp what God truly wants us to do when He calls us here to Worship. Another option? Come to Bible Study on Wednesday night starting January 8th at 7 PM and learn even more about worship.
orship: Starting on Sunday January 5th we will focus on the Biblical elements of Worship. We will be in the Round. The four walls (verbs) around which we plan our worship service are:

What is this? A Round Tuit…so don’t procrastinate and plan to join us on the first Sunday in January when we begin to worship in the round.
rayer Chain: If you would like to be a prayer warrior or if you have a prayer request, Kathy Henderson is coordinating this ministry for us. You can reach Kathy on her cell phone at 757-705-5770 or email her at khenderson6741@gmail.com.

ednesday night Bible Study continues . 7 PM. Coming in Jan: Worship. Why and how God wants us to worship. Worship: Old and New. Classes start Wednesday Jan 8th. Please join this great group of disciples desiring to learn more about Jesus.

suppose that’s the funny thing about this season — God chooses the most surprising people from the most unexpected places to be a part of the story. While the rest of us wage wars on secularism or religious diversity, God is busy in the dark places calling those who might otherwise go unnoticed to be a part of the miracle. And if we’re smart in the Church, we’ll find ways to be in those dark places too and we’ll quit our fighting with, well, everything. Lord knows we don’t want to miss out on God’s surprising work among us.
aving a meeting, practice or gathering at church? Please consider these ideas: Did you think to pray to open and close? Did you lead a short devotional from the Upper Room monthly devotional sharing the Word of God? Were you sensitive to new folks or old friends and their need for Spiritual Healing? Many in our church are suffering. All these things should come before a meeting, practice or gathering gets underway. It is all about a Relationship with Jesus and not Religion.
ital Worship: Some signs. People are welcomed and cared for. God’s story is always told. Jesus is experienced as present. People are active in singing, praying and responding. There is passion not only from the Pastor but from the Congregation. Things like pictures, videos, candles, decorations are used to point to the presence of God. Worship space is arranged so people can be together and see one another. Worship matters. There is energy. Worship reveals the planning, gifts and participation of the people.

o 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. 252 455 7117 pastorbill38@aol.com

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