Christ the King Sunday, 10:30am




Word for the Week: “Nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.” Isaiah 60:3 (NRSV)
Worship Info:
– (Per Conference instructions) Worship will be online only through December 13th; further determinations will be made regarding Christmas.
– Attached are the week’s worship package and info on how to join us online.
     — Join via Zoom, by clicking on this link, or copy and paste it in your browser:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09
          — Enter the following as prompted: Meeting ID: 862 3377 4377   
     — Join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).
     — Or watch on Youtube Live at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA
          — Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video, click the play button!
     Share these links with family and friends! Visit our Web page & Facebook page!
     — Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.
 
Hope to see you then!
 
Pastor Kevin
 

Worship this Sunday, and for the next couple of Sundays, will be on line only.

 Due to rising COVID infection rates, recommendations from State and Conference officials

Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30am

Word for the Week: “I can do all things through the One who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 (Inclusive Bible)

Worship continues to be offered online; Due to rising COVID infection rates, recommendations from State and Conference officials Worship this Sunday, and for the next couple of Sundays, will be on line only.

     — Join via Zoom, by clicking on this link, or copy and paste it in your browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

          * Enter the following as prompted: Meeting ID: 862 3377 4377  

     — Join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

     — Or watch on Youtube Live!

* Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go! Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

(Let us know if you join us on Youtube (email, text or comment), we won’t know otherwise.)

     Share these links with family and friends! Visit our Web page & Facebook page!

     — Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.

We hope to see you there – even if it is only through the Internet!

Pastor Kevin

 Attached is this week’s in-home worship package for those who are unable to join us in person or online.

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30am

Word for the Week: “You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in your word.” Psalm 119:114 (NRSV)

Worship Info:

Worship continues to be offered in-person and online; please make choices that you are comfortable with regarding the COVID-19 virus.

     — Attached is this week’s in-home worship package for those who are unable to join us in person or online.

     — Join via Zoom, by clicking on this link, or copy and paste it in your browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

          — Enter the following as prompted: Meeting ID: 862 3377 4377   

     — Join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

     — Or watch on Youtube Live!

          — Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go!

Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

     Share these links with family and friends! Visit our Web page & Facebook page!

     — Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30am

Word for the Week: “You forgave the iniquity of your people, you pardoned all their sin.” Psalm 85:2 (NRSV)

– Worship continues to be offered in-person and online; please make choices that you are comfortable with regarding the COVID-19 virus.

     — Click on this link to join via Zoom, or copy and paste it in your browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

     — Join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

     — Youtube Live is another option – worship without using Zoom!

— Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go!

— Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

  – Share these links with family and friends! Visit our Web page & Facebook page!

  – Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.

     — Here’s this week’s in-home worship package for those who are unable to join us.

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30am

Word for the Week: “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” Luke 6:36 (NRSV)

Worship Info:

– Worship continues to be offered in-person and online; please make choices that you are comfortable with regarding the COVID-19 virus.

     — Here’s this week’s in-home worship package for those who are unable to join us.

          — Click on this link to join via Zoom, or copy and paste it in your browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

          — Enter the following as prompted: Meeting ID: 862 3377 4377    

     — Or join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

     — Youtube Live is another option – worship without using Zoom!

          — Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go!

Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

     — Share these links with family and friends! Visit our Web page & Facebook page!

     — Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.

Pastor Kevin

Announcements:

— Blanket Sunday will be next Sunday – please remember your blanket offering!

— The next Hawk Hangout Board meeting will be on Nov 5th, please consider joining this Board (we need members from this church!).

Please join us in worship this week as we hear and celebrate the word of our Lord!

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30am

Word for the Week: “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for the glory of God.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 (NLT)

This week we’ll focus on Philippians 4:1-9 along with spending some time with Exodus 32:1-14, Psalm 106, and Matthew 22:1-14.

Worship Info:

– Worship continues to be offered in-person and online; please make choices that you are comfortable with regarding the COVID-19 virus.

     — This week’s in-home worship package is attached below.

     — To join us on line via Zoom, click on this link or copy and paste it in your browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

          — Enter the following as prompted: Meeting ID: 862 3377 4377    

     — To join by phone call (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

     — Youtube Live is another option – worship without using Zoom!

          — Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go!

Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

     — Share these links with family and friends! Visit our Web page & Facebook page!

     — Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.

In Christ’s Peace

Greetings! You are invited to join us for worship this Sunday!

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30am

Word for the Week: “Love does no wrong to others, so love fulfills the requirements of God’s law.” Romans 13:10 (NLT)

Worship Info:

– Worship continues to be offered in-person and online; please make choices that you are comfortable with regarding the COVID-19 virus.

          — Click on this link to join via Zoom, or copy and paste it in your browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

          — Enter the following as prompted: Meeting ID: 862 3377 4377    

     — Or join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

     — Youtube Live is another option – worship without using Zoom!

          — Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go!

Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

     — Share these links with family and friends! Visit our Web page & Facebook page!

     — Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.

Announcements:                                                    

– Hello! Thank you for joining us in worship today! Here are a few things to be aware of:

— Charge Conference has been rescheduled to 2pm on October 24th.

— The final “The Psalms for Justice-Seekers and Peacemakers” class is this Wednesday evening, let the Pastor know if you’d like to participate.

— Please submit prayer requests via Zoom chat, text, email, or call!

— Zoom and YouTube Live continue – please share the links with your family and friends – Share your church!

— Here’s this week’s in-home worship package for those who are unable to join us.

Greetings! You are invited to join us for worship this Sunday! Here’s what you’ll need

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30am

Word for the Week: “Love does no wrong to others, so love fulfills the requirements of God’s law.” Romans 13:10 (NLT)

Worship Info:

– Worship continues to be offered in-person and online; please make choices that you are comfortable with regarding the COVID-19 virus.

          — Click on this link to join via Zoom, or copy and paste it in your browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

          — Enter the following as prompted: Meeting ID: 862 3377 4377    

     — Or join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

     — Youtube Live is another option – worship without using Zoom!

          — Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go!

Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

     — Share these links with family and friends! Visit our Web page & Facebook page!

     — Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.

Announcements:                                                    

– Hello! Thank you for joining us in worship today! Here are a few things to be aware of:

— Charge Conference has been rescheduled to 2pm on October 24th.

— The final “The Psalms for Justice-Seekers and Peacemakers” class is this Wednesday evening, let the Pastor know if you’d like to participate.

— Please submit prayer requests via Zoom chat, text, email, or call!

— Zoom and YouTube Live continue – please share the links with your family and friends – Share your church!

— Here’s this week’s in-home worship package for those who are unable to join us.

You are cordially invited to join us in worship of our Lord this Sunday, the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost, at 10:30am.

Word for the Week: “A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in God’s mighty power.” Ephesians 6:10 (NLT)

Worship continues to be offered in-person and online; please make choices that you are comfortable with regarding the COVID-19 virus.

 – To join us on Zoom, click on this link or copy and paste it in your browser:

     —  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

     — Enter the following as prompted: Meeting ID: 862 3377 4377    

 – Or join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

 – Youtube Live is another option – worship without using Zoom!

    — Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go!

— Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

— Share these links with your family and friends! Visit us on the web & Facebook.

 – Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help connecting.

I’ve attached the usual items below, and included a copy of last week’s message in case you didn’t get the full version last week.

Kevin

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 10:30am

Word for the Week: “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1 (NRSV)

Announcements:                                                                        

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us in worship today! Here are a few things to be aware of:

– The Trustees meet Tuesday, Sept 8th at 6pm.

– Final call for contributions to this year’s Annual Conference Special Offerings: the John Kofi Asmah School’s Maintenance Fund in Liberia; Our Conference, Our Kids; the Tom Brown Scholarship at Wiley College and the Bishop’s Ordinand Trip.  Designate your gift and put it in the offering plate, we’ll send it to the conference.

– Eden Seminary offers, The Psalms for Justice-Seekers and Peacemakers, a three-night, online course beginning Sept 9th. Express your interest to Pastor Kevin.

Worship continues to be offered in-person and online; please make choices that you are comfortable with regarding the COVID-19 virus.

     — Here’s this week’s in-home worship package for those who are unable to join us.

          — Click on this link to join via Zoom, or copy and paste it in your browser:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86233774377?pwd=cmF5NkRBVmNqdEEveTBoRTRZbmppdz09

     — Or join by phone at (312) 626-6799 (Chicago), using the same info (charges may apply).

     — Youtube Live is another option – worship without using Zoom!

          — Go to the linked page, wait for a “Live Now” video – click on it and away you go!

Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIeukD6raE5Ims732qpdDUA

– Share these links with your family and friends! Visit us on the web & FaceBook.

– Please contact Pastor Kevin at (217) 692-2543 if you need help getting connected.

– Please Chat, text, email, or call to send us your prayer requests, to let us know who is worshiping with you, and to report problems during the service.

Please note, the Message will be sent out separately.

Kevin