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September 3rd
   Scripture: Exodus 3:1-15
   Sermon Title: Called Out
   Opening Hymn: God Of Grace And God Of Glory - UMH 577
   Hymn: Go Down Moses - UMH 448
   Closing Hymn: How Can We Name A Love - UMH 111
   Communion Sunday
September 10th -  Joint Service at French Asylum at 10:00 am
   Scripture: Mark 4:35-41
   Sermon Title: Fear Or Faith - by guest speaker: Ernie Scott
   Opening Hymn: Let There Be Peace On Earth - UMH 431
   Psalm 149
   Hymn: Trust And Obey - UMH 467
   Closing Hymn: America The Beautiful - UMH 696
September 17th
   Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35
   Sermon Title: Settling Accounts
   Opening Hymn: My Hope Is Built - UMH 368
   Psalm* Exodus 15:1-11
   Hymn: Lord, I Want To Be Christian - UMH 402
   Closing Hymn: Freely, Freely - UMH 389

September 20th - Joint Campfire Worship at 6:00 pm at the Parsonage

   Scripture: Exodus 14:19-31

   Sermon Title: Guarding From Fears And Dividing Obstacles

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   Closing Song:
September 24th
   Scripture: Matthew 20:1-16
   Sermon Title: Never Too Late
   Opening Hymn: And Are We Yet Alive - UMH 553
   Psalm 105
   Hymn: Give Thanks - TFWS 2036
   Closing Hymn: Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken - UMH 731


November 1st - All Saints Day (Service at North Towanda at 6:00 pm)

   Scripture: 1 John 3:1-3

   Sermon Title: A Revelation

   Opening Hymn: Near To The Heart Of God - UMH 472

   Psalm 23

   Hymn: In The Garden - UMH 314

   Closing Hymn: Amazing Grace - UMH 378


November 5th

   Scripture: Joshua 3:7-17

   Sermon Title: Stepping In

   Opening Hymn: Precious Lord, Take My Hand - UMH 474

   Hymn: He Leadth Me - UMH 128

   Closing Hymn: Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah - UMH 127


November 12th

   Scripture: Joshua 24:1-3, 14-25

   Sermon Title: Heavenly Choices

   Opening Hymn: O God, Our Help In Ages Past - UMH 117

   Psalm 78:1-7

   Hymn: Christ Beside Me - TFWS 2166

   Closing Hymn: Battle Hymn Of The Republic - UMH 717

November 19th - Harvest Home
   Scripture: Matthew 25:14-30
   Sermon Title: Parable Of The Talents Redone
   Opening Hymn: Take My Life And Let It Be - UMH 399
   Psalm 123
   Hymn: What Gift Can We Bring - UMH 87
   Closing Hymn: A Charge To Keep I Have - UMH 413

November 22nd - Thanksgiving Eve (Service at French Asylum at 6:00 pm)
   Scripture: Luke 17:11-19
   Sermon Title: A Little Gratitude Please?
   Opening Hymn: For The Beauty Of The Earth - UMH 92
   Hymn: Hymn Of Promise - UMH 707
   Closing Hymn: Give Thanks - TFWS 2036


November 29th - Christ The King Sunday
   Scripture: Matthew 25:31-46
   Sermon Title: Follower Or Defiant Objector
   Opening Hymn: Cuando El Pobre (When The Poor Ones) - UMH 434
   Psalm 100
   Hymn: My Hope Is Built - UMH 368
   Closing Hymn: Rescue The Perishing - UMH 591


August 6th 

   Scripture: Genesis 32:22-31

   Sermon Title: Struggling With God

   Opening Hymn: O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go - UMH 480

   Hymn: Sweet Hour Of Prayer - UMH 496

   Closing Hymn: Break Thou The Bread Of Life - UMH 599

   Communion Sunday

August 9th - Joint Campfire Worship at 6:30 pm at the Parsonage
   Sermon Title: Origin Of The Internet
   Opening Song: Pass It On - UMH 572
   Song: Jesus Love Me This I Know - UMH 191

   Song: Awesome God - TFWS 2040

   Song: As I Went Down To The River To Pray - W&S 3164

   Song: Wade In The Water - TFWS 2107

   Song: As A Fire Is Meant For Burning - TFWS 2237
   Song: Deep In The Shadows Of The Past - TFWS 2246 (Tune: UMH 622)

   Song: Give Thanks - TFWS 2036

   Closing Song: I'll Fly Away - TFWS 2282

August 13th

   Scripture: Genesis 37:14, 12-28; Matthew 14:22-33

   Sermon Title: Resistance To The Kingdom

   Opening Hymn: Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah - UMH 127

   Psalm 105

   Hymn: Here I Am, Lord - UMH 593

   Closing Hymn: You Are Mine - TFWS 2218

August 20th
   Scripture: Matthew 15:10-28
   Sermon Title: What You Put Out There
   Opening Hymn: This Is The Day Of New Beginnings - UMH 383
   Psalm 133
   Hymn: Lord, I Want To Be A Christian - UMH 402
   Closing Hymn: Rock Of Ages, Cleft For Me - UMH 361

August 27th
   Scripture: Matthew 16:13-20
   Sermon Title: Who Are You?
   Opening Hymn: Living For Jesus - TFWS 2149
   Psalm 124
   Hymn: I Am Thine, O Lord - UMH 419
   Closing Hymn: Take My Life And Let It Be - UMH 399


October 1st - World Communion Sunday

   Scripture: Matthew 21:23-32

   Sermon Title: Communing With God

   Opening Hymn: All Hail The Power Of Jesus' Name - UMH 155

   Hymn: Trust And Obey - UMH 467

   Closing Hymn: One Bread, One Body - UMH 620


October 8th

   Scripture: Matthew 21:33-46

   Sermon Title: Tending The Kingdom

   Opening Hymn: The Church's One Foundation - UMH 546

   Psalm 19

   Hymn: Awesome God - TFWS 2040

   Closing Hymn: How Great Thou Art - UMH 77

October 15th - Laity Sunday*

   Scripture: Matthew 22:1-14

   Sermon: Missed Opportunities

   Opening Hymn: Come, Ye Sinners, Poor And Needy - UMH 340

   Psalm 106

   Hymn: Gather Us In - TFWS - 2236

   Closing Hymn: Softly And Tenderly Jesus Is Calling - UMH 348

October 22nd - Laity Sunday celebrated

   Scripture: Matthew 22:15-22

   Sermon: What Is God's?

   Opening Hymn: O, How I Love Jesus - UMH 170

   Psalm 99

   Hymn: Take My Life, And Let It Be - UMH 399

   Closing Hymn: Lord Of The Dance - UMH 261

October 29th

   Scripture: Matthew 22:34-46

   Sermon Title: Overthinking It

   Opening Hymn: Pass It On - UMH 572

   Psalm 90

   Hymn: More Love To Thee, O Christ - UMH 453

   Closing Hymn: Lord, I Want To Be A Christian - 402

December 3rd - Advent 1 - Feeding The Hungry (Donations for TACO)
   Scripture: Isaiah 64:1-9
   Sermon Title: Anticipation Of Hope
   Opening Hymn: Have Thine Own Way, Lord - UMH 382
   Hymn: Change My Heart O God - TFWS 2152
   Closing Hymn: Great Is Thy Faithfulness - UMH 140
December 10th - Advent 2 - Comforting The Sick (Gifts For Shut-ins)
   Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-11
   Sermon Title: Anticipation Of Peace
   Opening Hymn: There's Something About That Name - UMH 171
   Psalm 85
   Hymn: Angels From The Realms Of Glory - UMH 220
   Closing Hymn: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling - UMH 384
December 17th - Advent 3 - Ministering To Prisoners (Gifts For Children)
   Scripture: Isaiah 61:1-11
   Sermon: Anticipation Of Joy
   Opening Hymn: Hark, The Herald Angels Sing - UMH 240
   Psalm 126
   Hymn: Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty - 64
   Closing Hymn: Sanctuary - TFWS 2164
December 24th - Advent 4 - Caring For The Needy (Donations For Grace Connection)
   Scripture: Luke 1:26-38
   Sermon: Anticipation Of Love
   Opening Hymn: In The Bleak Midwinter - UMH 221
   Psalm (Luke 1:46-55)
   Hymn: O Come, All Ye Faithful - UMH 234
   Closing Hymn: Here I Am, Lord - UMH 593

 A Christmas Offering will be taken solely for Community Engagement Ministries at                    all Christmas Eve (non-morning) and Christmas Day Services

December 24th - Christmas Eve Service (Service at French Asylum at 8:00 pm)
   Scripture: Luke 2:1-20
   Sermon Title: The Gift
   Carol: Away In A Manger - UMH 249
   Carol: Go Tell It On The Mountain - UMH 251

   Carol: The Friendly Beasts - UMH 227

   Carol: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - UMH 240
   Carol: Silent Night, Holy Night - UMH 239


December 24th - "Midnight" Service (Service at Liberty Corners at 11:15 pm)                     Scripture: Luke 2:1-20
   Sermon Title: The Gift
   Carol: O Little Town Of Bethlehem - UMH 230
   Carol: What Child Is This - UMH 219
   Carol: It Came Upon The Midnight Clear - UMH 218

   Carol: There's A Song In The Air - UMH 249

   Carol: Silent Night, Holy Night - UMH 239

December 25th - Christmas Day Service (Service at North Towanda at 11:00 am)  

   Scripture: The Christmas Story
   Carol: The First Noel - UMH 245
   Carol: Joy To The World - UMH 246

   Carol: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly - UMH 229

   Carol: Sing We Now Of Chrismas - UMH 237

   Carol: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - UMH 240
   Carol: Angels We Have Heard On High - UMH 238
   Carol: Silent Night - UMH 239

December 31st
   Scripture: Matthew 2:1-12
   Sermon: Gifts For Our King
   Opening Hymn: Hymn Of Promise - UMH 707

   Offertory: We Three Kings - UMH 254
   Psalm 148
   Hymn: We've A Story To Tell To The Nations - UMH 561
   Closing Hymn: How Great Thou Art - UMH 77