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It is with profound sorrow that I inform you of the passing of Sister Elizabeth Palmer. A memorial service for her will be held at the Village Church of Bayville.  WHEN: Saturday, March 18th. TIME: 11 AM. Please keep the entire family in prayer.  

      
The Memorial Service Will be streamed live 

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ORDER OF WORSHIP


THE VILLAGE CHURCH OF BAYVILLE
  CARPENTER MEMORIAL OF GLEN COVE
United Methodist Church
March 19, 2017
*Please rise, as you are able

WE GATHER TO PRAISE GOD

Third Sunday in Lent
Women History Month
(COLOR:Purple)

GATHERING MUSIC/FELLOWSHIP
GREETINGS/ANNOUNCEMENTS
PRELUDE& QUIET MEDITATION     Music to prepare the heart

*CALL TO WORSHIP
LEADER: O come, let us sing to the LORD!
PEOPLE: Let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation! 
LEADER: Let us come into his presence with thanksgiving; 
PEOPLE: Let us make a joyful noise to him with songs
of praise! 
LEADER: For the LORD is a great God, and a great King above all gods. 
All: O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the LORD, our Maker! AMEN.

*HYMN                           “Great is Thy Faithfulness”                 #140

OPENING PRAYER 
O Jesus, Image of the invisible God, Word made flesh, tired stranger, waiting in the noonday lull at Jacob's well.  Are we all the woman with her water jar, Bent on the chore of the moment,
Angry memories in our bones, Our thirst for God hidden in the business of the day? Is the woman, sure and strong, Our reflection: sure but unsure, Strong but so weak, seeking but afraid to find Our Savior so close by? O Jesus, only faith can help us see. Earthy, cautious eyes miss treasure in the field, in water and the bread, in faces known too well.  Only faith can help us see!  Make us thirst again, and ask, and seek, till we find. How can we know whose flesh and blood we are? Or what it means to be born again? Unless you help our unbelief!
O Jesus, Who led the woman to believe, Lead us. Amen!

MISSION MOMENTS:                                                     Chris Bartell
 
*AFFIRMATION OF FAITH    The Apostles’ Creed                  #881

OFFERING OF MUSIC                   Choir

WE SHARE AS GOD’S FAMILY

CONCERNS AND PRAYERS  
In peace let us pray.
Here may follow prayers of thanksgiving and prayers for the world, for the church, for family and friends, and for the community.
Lord in your Mercy...    
Hear our prayer.  

PRAYER RESPONSE The Lord’s Prayer
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, the power and the glory forever. Amen

Children from grades PreK-8 are invited to attend Sunday School today

WE LISTEN FOR GOD’S WORD

PRAYER FOR ILLUMINATION
Lord, open our hearts and minds with the power of your Holy Spirit, that as your Scripture is read and your Word is proclaimed, we may hear with joy what you say to us today. Amen.

OLD TESTAMENT READING:                            Exodus 17:1–7
Leader: The Word of God for the people of God.
People: Thanks be to God. 

(NO EPISTLE READINGTODAY)

*GOSPEL READING: (please stand)                       John 4:5–42
Leader: This is the Gospel of the Lord!        
People: Praise be to you, Lord Jesus Christ


*HYMN                                     “As the Deer”                            #2025

SERMON:                                     “Hydrate”                    Pastor John

WE RESPOND TO GOD’S WORD

GIVING OF OUR TITHES AND OFFERINGS TO GOD
OFFERTORY
*DOXOLOGY            #95

*CLOSING HYMN       “I’ve Just Come from the Fountain”    #2250

DISMISSAL WITH BLESSING

*POSTLUDE

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ALTAR CANDLES
The altar candles are given to the Glory of God in loving memory
of William P. Schlicht with love from his family.

ALTAR FLOWERS
The altar flowers are given to the Glory of God in loving memory of Elizabeth Palmer with love from her family.

Pastor    Rev. Dr. John Ceasar           
Organist    Margie Buffa
Lay Reader        Debra Goyena
Secretary      Debbie Santiago
Sexton    Bob Claus

ANNOUNCEMENTS
•Check out the Village Church website at:
www.BayvilleVillageChurch.com
•Pastor's Office Hours in Bayville are Tuesdays from 9:30am-1:30pm and Thursdays from 9:30am-1:30pm. Glen Cove hours are Monday 9:30am-1:30pm and Wednesdays 9:00am-1:30pm. Pastor John’s Contact information cell # 917-327-1872, Parsonage 759-0473, Office 628-2737 and email jceasar0@yahoo.com
•Thrift Shop hours now open Tuesdays & Thursday 1:30pm – 4pm & Saturday 10am – 4pm.  
•Chicken BBQ – Chairperson needed for the Chicken BBQ in July. If you can volunteer please see Pastor John or a Trustee.
•St. Gertrude’s Rosary Guild is having their annual Attic Treasures & Children’s White Elephant Sale at the Parish Center, April 22 from 9am – 6pm & Sunday, April 23 from 9am – 2pm.   
•LVHS Jesters is performing the musical “Pippin” Today Sunday, March 19th at 2:00 with the dinner for the seniors to follow at 4:00. 
•Prayer & Healing Service -Wednesday, March 22nd at 7pm
•“CONFESS” Living our Baptismal Calling: The Old Rugged Cross, draped with red, reminds us of our Baptismal Calling to CONFESS Jesus as our Savior. 
•March  Birthdays 3/19-3/26
Donna Lee, Gloria Cagney, Bill Schlicht
•Prayer Garden Project – Buy a Brick, flyers can be found in the  Narthex & the Al Cirignano Fellowship Hall

WELCOME
Welcome in the name of Christ.  We hope you feel right at home as we worship together today.  To help us know you better, please fill out a visitor=s card and place it in the offering plate.  If you do not have a church home, we invite you to join us.  For more information about the church, please speak to the pastor.  Thank you to the UMW for hosting coffee hour this morning.
*Large-print Hymnals are available.  Please ask an usher.
*Cell Phones and Pagers... Please turn off during worship
*Infants & Toddler care... Children are always welcome to worship at the church.  However, if you have a child who becomes restless, please feel free to use the Achapel@ or the Nursery.
*Prayer Cards may be found in the pew rack.  These will be collected during the first congregational hymn.

PRAYER (AND CARE) REQUESTS…
(Please respond to these requests with your prayers, cards, and helping in other ways.  These prayers will be prayed for in the Circle of Prayer, and will continue on the list for one month.  To continue or change a prayer, please indicate so on the prayer card.)
“Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.  For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.        Matthew 7: 7, 8

Please pray for… Jeri Costanzo, Vic & Suzanna Zupa, Jim Ransom, Jennie Townsend, Kate Weber, Ann Albro, Richard Walsh, Baby Mackenzie Cadmus, the Buffa, Lippke & Ransom families, Courtney Dooley, Ada & Franklin Flower, Annette Paulette, Betty Kassner, Mimi Mernin, Maureen Albro, The Palmer family, The McDougall Family. Please continue to pray for… Joe Calzone, Jimmy Rappolt(Timo), Giovanna Veteri, Gloria Cagney
Please remember those serving in the US Military…Travis & Melissa Buffa, Alan Flower, Chase J. Tucker, Cory Tag

























































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Parking available in rear lot. 
Enter through the back doors, down the hallway, and up the stairs at the far side of the Fellowship Hall 
You will be greeted by our ushers and given a worship bulletin  

You may drop off and pick up at the front of the church

Restrooms & elevator access to the Sanctuary are located in the Fellowship Hall
Ramp available on the north side of the church building



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Weekly Worship Services

10:00am - Worship
A traditional service with a twist

Children begin worship with us, 
then go to Sunday School

Nursery care provided downstairs 9:30am-11:30am Sundays

Fellowship will follow downstairs after 10am worship
 

Holy Communion using grape juice (1st Sundays)
All are welcome to receive (including children)

Donations


   


Welcome  to the Village Church Of Bayville and Carpenter Memorial United Methodist!  We invite you to look around and get a feel for our church. We'd like to take this opportunity to invite you to one of our weekly services, and you can find answers to many common visitor's questions on our Visitor's Page, or on the United Methodist Church  website. Of course, our Pastor is also always available for your questions.

We hope you and your family will have a warm and spirit-filled experience with us as we worship and have fellowship together at our services, events, and ministries. 


Prayer and Healing Service Our Wednesday night Prayer and Healing service meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 7pm.  Please join us.