Did You Know for Sunday March 17 2013

March 13, 2013 Did You Know for Sunday March 17 2013


Welcome to the NEW Moyock UMC. We are so glad you decided to join us this Sunday. 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 hope you will come back and join us in the weeks to follow. 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. Is my number on your speed dial?

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 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. 

Help: We need men and women to help with Children’s church. Teach about once per month. Please pray on this. We would not ask if we did not really need your help. See me or Tess Marler today. It is our job to help others grow. Children are our responsibility.

Save the dates: 
Today March 17th Right Turn Gospel Group at worship and Covered Dish for all. Today March 17th Music workshop for all musicians and singers after lunch. March 24th Palm Sunday. Palms, Procession, Jesus entry into Jerusalem March 26th Christian Fellowship dinner for men and women. 6 PM. March 27th Wednesday Evening Finance team after Bible Study. March 29th Good Friday service 7 PM Stations of the Cross. March 29th Easter Sunrise Service at 1713 Tulls Creek Road. Home of John Flora 6:30 AM. Easter Sunday Communion/Confirmation Service 1030 AM. Coming in April 20th 7-9 PM New: Relay for Life: A night of hope through music. Team The New Moyock UMC to raise $1500.00 to fight Cancer.

So happy to announce that the YMCA will run a series of 1 week summer camps at our location for 10 weeks. This partnership shows great vision by our church council and shows continued support by the New MUMC for the local community. Details to follow in the coming weeks. But excellent discounts will be available to members of our congregation. If you register now please mark on your form that you are a member of MUMC

Detailed Information is coming soon. Save the dates June 24-28. 5 PM till 8 PM. Includes dinner, program, activities, lessons, games, crafts, music and so much more. Volunteers will be needed. THIS is a total church evangelism effort. Tess Marler is our VBS Director. She has a heart for children and experience planning, organizing and executing exceptional VBS programs. A VBS table will be set up in the hall weekly to answer questions and to register volunteers. Detailed instructions for all volunteers will be made available.

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. 

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.

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)

Please Read all about Lent below. Note words that are underlined.
Palm Sunday: On Palm Sunday Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, the week before his death and resurrection. For many Christian churches, Palm Sunday, often referred to as “Passion Sunday,” marks the beginning of Holy Week, which concludes on Easter Sunday. The Bible reveals that when Jesus entered Jerusalem, the crowds greeted him by waving palm branches and covering his path with palm branches. 

Immediately following this great time of celebration in the ministry of Jesus, he begins his journey to the cross. The biblical account of Palm Sunday can be found in Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:28-44; and John 12:12-19. Join us Sunday March 24th at 1030 worship to experience Palm Sunday as we have a procession into church.

Stations of the Cross: The Stations of the Cross generally refers to a devotion that originated in the 4th century when pilgrims flocked to the Holy Land from all parts of the world to visit the land of Jesus. When they got there, the most popular place visited was the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which had been built by the Emperor Constantine in 335 A.D. over what was believed to be the tomb of Jesus. Over the years, the route of pilgrim processions—beginning at the ruins of the Fortress Antonia and ending at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (the tomb)—was accepted as the way that Jesus had walked to his death. It became known as the “Via Dolorosa”, the “Sorrowful Way”, or “Way of the Cross”. The Via Dolorosa marks the path Jesus traveled as he carried the cross from the place he was sentenced to the place of his resurrection. Through the years, “stations” developed as early pilgrims honored places where events were likely to have taken place. Many of these stations are only a guess since the Jerusalem of Jesus’ day was almost completely destroyed by the Roman armies in 70 AD. But since the majority of Christians throughout the world could not journey to Jerusalem to walk the Via Dolorosa, the Stations became a spiritual tool that would give them an opportunity for a “mini-pilgrimage”. It became a way for every Christian to enter that Holy Walk, the “Way of the Cross”, the way that takes us through the sorrows and despair of Holy Week that we, too, might emerge victorious in the glory of the Resurrection. 

March 24th 1030 Palm Sunday. March 29th Good Friday Stations of the Cross about sunset 7 PM. March 31st Easter Sunrise Service 6:30 am. Location to be determied. Sunrise Service 6:30 AM at John Flora’s home off 1713 Tulls Creek Road. 1030 AM Easter Communion/Confirmation Service will be held in our church.

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