EMERALD ISLE CHAPEL BY THE SEA

Ministers: All the Members of the Church

Pastor: Clay Olsen
Associate Pastor: Robert Kornegay
Church Office: 252-354-3210

www.eichapel.org

December 3, 2017

First Sunday of Advent

WELCOME IN THE NAME OF JESUS! As we arrive, let us prepare

to worship. Pray for those who lead in worship. Let the music be the beginning of your worship experience. Let each one prayerfully and openly participate throughout this service.

LET US WORSHIP OUR LORD THROUGH:

Lighting of the Advent Candle

Psalms, Hymns and Praise Songs

Invocation and Responsive Reading – Christ’s Incarnation 635

Welcome to Visitors and Sharing of Fellowship

Announcements

Offertory

WORSHIP HIM THROUGH:

Praise and Prayer

WORSHIP HIM THROUGH

Ministry in Music Chapel Choir

Message “In the Beginning (of Christmas)”

WORSHIP HIM THROUGH:

Hymn Thou Didst Leave They Throne 127

Carrying Out the Great Commission


CHILD CARE IS AVAILABLE DURING WORSHIP SERVICE

Nursery – infants to 2 years of age

CBS Memory Verse of the Week: “The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s staff from between his feet, until Shiloh comes, and to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.” Gen. 49:10 NASU

Youth Dinner Theater: December 10, 5:30 p.m. for the Youth Dinner Theater “A Prime Time Christmas”. Please sign up in the foyer.

Christmas Eve Service: As we look forward to our Christmas Eve service, we have two special music opportunities during that service. If you would like to share a song individually, or as a duet or group, please contact the office this week.

Choir Christmas Program: Our Choir will present their Christmas program, December 17, at 10:00 a.m.

Monthly Fellowship Coffee: We will have our Monthly Fellowship Coffee Sunday, December 17following the choir program. Everyone is invited to join in on the fellowship and refreshments.

Holiday Food Drive: The Holiday Food Drive continues until Sunday, December 17. There are baskets in the hallway to collect non-perishable seasonal items.

Bible Training Hour: 9:00 a.m. Begin your Sunday worship with a Sunday School class. We have great classes for Adults, Teens and children.

Women’s Weekly Prayer & Bible Study: Monday, 9:30-12 noon.

Chapel Choir: Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

Family Christmas Service: December 24, 10:00 a.m. We will be worshipping and celebrating Jesus and His Birthday. Due to this special service, we will postpone Sunday School, Nursery and Children’s Church. These classes will resume December 31.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: 7:00 p.m., December 24. Join us Christmas Eve to focus on the birth of our Savior and King.

Prayer Requests: Judy Stewart is our Prayer Chain contact. You may email your prayer request to Sjudith389@gmail.com.

December Calendar Notes

3 – First Sunday of Advent

10 – Special Call Congregation Meeting for the 2018 Budget

10 – 5:30 p.m. Dinner Christmas Theater “Prime Time Christmas”

17 – 10:00 a.m. Christmas Program followed by a coffee

17 – 5:00 p.m. Christmas Caroling

24 – 7:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Candle Light Service


Christmas Poinsettias

Given to the Glory of God

Given By In Loving Memory

John & Dixie Lini Dick, Mary Durland &

Lisa Fields

John and David Lini

Wendy Meier Jeffrey Meier

Sarah Mitchell Julia Mitchell

David & Beverly Schock T. C. & Jean Dickenson

Delbert Schock

The Taylor & Ward Families Art & Lib Dennis

Nancy Sebastian

Jim & Lisa Taylor

Bill Ward


Christmas Poinsettias

Given to the Glory of God

Given By In Honor

Robert & Josie Kornegay Merry Christmas, Y’all

David & Beverly Schock Lois Schock

The Taylor & Ward Families Linda Ward