Posted by David Gross

“We Proclaim Jesus Christ and Promote
Communities of Joy, Hope, Love and Peace”
672 Azalea Road
Mobile, AL 36609

Pastor Wayne Gibson – 228/383-7888
Pastorate Tim Hogue – 817/319-2574 Jerolyn McManus – 342-4974
John Parker – 391-8553

“Take Up Your Cross and Follow”
September 13, 2015
11:00 A.M.

Prelude Elder Anne Rose

Welcome and Call to Worship Evangelist George Farnell
The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the decrees of the Lord are sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is clear, enlightening the eyes; Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer.
Psalm 19:1, 7–8, 14 The Inclusive Psalms

*Hymn of Discipleship CCS 363
“Go Make Of All Discipleship”

*Invocation Teacher Betty Rester

Disciples’ Generous Response Jonette Miller
Blessing and Receiving of Our Offerings
“Generously share the invitation, ministries, and sacraments through which people can encounter the Living Christ who heals and reconciles through redemptive relationships in sacred community. The restoring of persons to healthy or righteous relationships with God, others, themselves, and the earth is at the heart of the purpose of your journey as a people of faith.” – Doctrine and Covenants 163:2b

Light the Peace Candle
Prayer for Peace Mitchell Stringer

Morning Message Elder Cliff Young

*Hymn of Commitment CCS 499
“I Have Decided to Follow Jesus”

*Benediction and Sending Forth Evangelist Larry Steiner
Can we follow Jesus and keep his commandments? Jesus said, “Follow me and do the things you have seen me do.”
—2 Nephi 13:13, 15, adapted

Go, pick up your cross, and follow him.

*Postlude and Recessional

9:45 A.M. – Sunday School Class
Adults: “Reflections on Psalm 23 for People with Cancer” (and with
other life challenges). Teacher: Al Louis Starr.
Meeting place: Ladies Parlor.
Young Adult: Upstairs in ROC with Tim Hogue

11:00 A.M. – Worship Service : Cliff Young
Deacon in Charge: Jeremy Wilson

11:00 A.M. – Worship Service : Sheila Steiner
Deacon in Charge: Rick Griffin


The Pastor will be available at the church on Tuesday and Friday mornings, 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon.

The Pastor’s new E-mail address is:

We are now posting videos of our Sunday services at: Please share this link with everyone! Invite them to worship with us. Also, check out our Facebook page and like us. Search for “Community of Christ Church Mobile”.

Anyone who needs a Church name badge, send email to , or let David Gross, Jr. know.

Mobile Branch Community of Christ Website:

IMPORTANT DATES—Mark Your Calendars:

Oct 10: Solid Rock 6-9pm
Oct 11: Priesthood Meeting
Oct 18: Election of congregational officers
Oct 25: GMC conference 3:00pm, Mobile

September 19 November 21
October 17 December 19

Youth Church will Begin Sunday, September 27, 11:00am, ages 4-12 in the Ladies Parlor. It will continue on the 2nd and 4th Sundays each month. We need teachers! Please contact Peggy Clements if you are interested in helping.

“Bear one another’s burdens and so fulfill the
law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2

Jackson Edwards (Mike Edwards’ grandson)
Chuck Coble (friend of Shannon Stringer)
Joy Chadick
Royce Bradley (friend of George Farnell)
Corey Battle (friend of George Farnell)
Abby Holt (friend of Crosby Saxon, lost her baby in 8th month of pregnancy)
Wayne Hilton (brain tumor, friend of Gail Peavy)
Dean Wood (cancer, neighbor of Barbara & Eric Joseph)
Linda Smith (cancer, friend of Joyce & Cliff Young)
Elizabeth Edwards (Jacqueline Martin’s sister)
Melgwin Miller
Mike Parker
Travis Rester
Albert McManus, III
Lloyd Parker (Gordon Oaks)
Tommy Sutton
Cliff Decker (father of Brenda Salzman) in rehabilitation center
Everline Beaulieu Griffin (Mother of Rick Griffin) Cancer
Donna McCauley (Cogburn West Nursing Home- Room 121B)
Arlene Dockens Chrun
LaNelle Wilson

NOTE: Prayer requests will remain on the prayer list for one month and
then be deleted unless we are notified otherwise. Please call the church office, 661-8525, to add or delete names.

Sept 13 – Sept 19: Michele, Rick, Ashley & Matthew Griffin
Sept 20 – Sept 26: Peggy Clements, Helen Carty, Beth Johnston,
Phyllis Boyd
Sept 27 – Oct 3: Sheila & Larry Steiner, Joy Chadick,
Mary & John Day
Oct 4 – Oct 10: Wayne & Martee Gibson, Jonette Miller,
Tim Hogue

The Young Adult Sunday school class will begin Sept. 13th at 9:45am in the upstairs scout room in the ROC. Tim Hogue will be the teacher. All teenagers are invited to attend.

Bible Study Group will meet at George and Jean Goff’s home the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 6:30pm beginning September 10th.

Please give the mailing address of our shut-ins to Wayne or Debbie. You can email or leave them on the desk in the library.

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