Posted by David Gross

“We Proclaim Jesus Christ and Promote
Communities of Joy, Hope, Love and Peace”

Mobile Congregation International Headquarters
672 Azalea Road 1001 W. Walnut
Mobile, AL 36609 Independence, MO 64050
251/661-8525 816/833-1000

Congregation Pastoral Team
Pastor: Tim Hogue, 817/319-2574 (call or text),
Sheila Steiner, 510-0485,
John Parker, 391-8553,
Shannon Stringer, 421-0934,

“Give from Our True Capacity”
October 22, 2017
Mobile, AL

Prelude Elder Anne Rose
Announcements High Priest Tim Hogue
Call to Worship Responsive Reading
Leader: Sing to our God a new song!
Congregation: Sing to our God, all the earth!
Leader: Sing to our God, bless God’s name!
Congregation: Declare God’s glory among the nations.
Leader: God is coming to rule the earth with justice and its people with truth!
Congregation: Let the heavens be glad, let the earth rejoice
Leader: Bring an offering and come into God’s courts.
All: Let us worship our God in the beauty of Holiness.
—Psalm 96:1–3, 8, 11–13; adapted
*Hymn”Great and Marvelous Are Thy Works” CCS 118
*Meditative Piano Response Elder Anne Rose
Prayer for Peace & Lighting Peace Candle
Disciples’ Generous Response
Blessing & Receiving of Mission Tithes and Offerings
Youth Ask an Apostle
Hymn “Let Your Heart Be Broken” CCS 353
Sermon Apostle Barbara Carter
*Hymn“For the Life That you Have Given” CCS 619
*Benediction High Priest Tim Hogue
*Recessional Elder Anne Rose
* Denotes congregation is invited to stand when directed or to remain standing.
“CCS” Denotes “Community of Christ Sings,” the blue hymn book.
Deacon in Charge Jeremy Wilson

1. Today
2:00- 5:00p.m. Mission Center Conference here in the Sanctuary.
2. This Tuesday, October 24
6:00 – 7:00p.m. Cub Scout Pack 12 meets in the ROC
7:00 – 8:30p.m. Boy Scout Troop 12 meets in the ROC
3. This Thursday, October 26
6:30 p.m. Bible Study Group at Sonny & Jean Goff’s home.
4. Saturday, October 28
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Halloween Celebration
5. Next Sunday, October 29
9:30a.m. Everyone gather in Fellowship room for meet & greet and a devotion.
9:45 – 10:35a.m. Adult Sunday school classes
10:50 – 11:00a.m. Announcements
11:00– Noon Worship Service: “Love God and Neighbor”
Presiding: John Parker
Speaking: Wayne Gibson
Deacon in Charge: Mary Oaks
Accompanist: Sheila Steiner
6. Tuesday, October 31
6:00 – 7:00p.m. Cub Scout Pack 12 meets in the ROC
7:00 – 8:30p.m. Boy Scout Troop 12 meets in the ROC
7. Sunday, November 5
9:30 a.m. Everyone gather in the Fellowship room to meet & greet.
9:45 – 10:35 a.m. Congregation prayer meeting in the Fellowship room.
Presiding: Roger Rose
10:50 – 11:00 a.m. Announcements
11:00 – Noon Worship Service: “Humble Yourselves”
Presiding: Larry Steiner
Speaking: Peggy Clements
Deacon in Charge: Donnie Startz
Accompanist: Anne Rose

1. Halloween Celebration! October 28th, 6:30-8:30p.m. Join us for ghoulish games, freaky fun and frightening food. The congregation is invited. Please invite children aged 1st grade – 8th grade. Costumes are encouraged.

2. A baby shower for Beverly Locker Goodson will be held the Saturday after Thanksgiving (November 25th) at the church at 2:00 pm. Many of you may remember Bev as Emily Rose’s good friend who was a member of our congregation for several years as a teenager. She is now married to Gabriel Goodson and is active in our Crestview congregation. Bev is registered at Babies R Us and Amazon.

3. Congregation Officers Elected for 2018:
Pastor — Wayne Gibson
Secretary — Joyce Young
Christian Education Coordinator — Shiree Humphreys
Youth Ministries Coordinator — Michele Griffin
Women’s Ministries Coordinator — Peggy Clements
Kitchen Coordinator — Jonnette Miller
Men’s Ministries Coordinator — Rick Griffin
Minister of the Buildings — Al Louis Starr
Minister of the Grounds — Jeremy Wilson
Ways and Means Committee (2yr term from Jan 1, 2018 through Dec 31, 2019) — Cliff Young, Kevin Day, Beth Johnston
NOTE: Ways and Means Committee members in the midst of their terms ending Dec 31, 2018 are Rick Griffin and Sonny Goff

Week Cleaning Crew
Oct 22 – Oct 28 Sheila & Larry Steiner, Mary & John Day
Oct 29 – Nov 4 Wayne & Martee Gibson, Jonette Miller, Tim Hogue
Nov 5 – Nov 11 Lib & Dick Barbour, JoAnn & Zackie Meadows
Nov 12 – Nov 18 Louise & John Sebastian, Ken & Angie Pruna

1. Bluff Springs Schedule
November: 3-5 Women’s Retreat

1. We post videos of our Sunday 11:00 a.m. worship services at
2. We’re on Facebook—search for “Community of Christ Church Mobile.”
3. David Gross, Jr. can make you a very nice church logo name badge if you want. Ask him for one via email at
4. For all activities, please turn cell phones off or to vibrate-only. Thanks!
5. Joe Bracewell is available for hospital ministry. (344 – 6137)

a. 1st Sunday of each month:
9:30 a.m. Everyone gather in the Fellowship Room to meet & greet.
9:45–10:35 Congregation prayer meeting in the Fellowship Room.
10:50–11:00 Announcements
11:00–Noon Main worship service in the sanctuary. Service includes the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper (Communion).
b. Other Sundays each month:
9:30 a.m. Everyone gather in fellowship room to meet & greet.
9:45–10:35 Adult Sunday school class (no children’s classes through the summer. They will resume Aug. 20)
10:50–11:00 Announcements
11:00–Noon Main worship service in the sanctuary.
5. TUESDAY (August through May only)
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Cub Scout Pack 12 meets in the ROC.
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Boy Scout Troop 12 meets in the ROC.
6. WEDNESDAY (3rd Wednesday of each month September–May only)
6:30–8:00p.m. “Family Night” in the ROC—a relaxed evening of food, fellowship and fun.
7. THURSDAY (2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month Sept–June only)
6:30 p.m. Bible Study Group at Sonny & Jean Goff’s home.
a. 3rd Saturday of each month (sometimes 4th Sat.):
8:00a.m –Noon Food Pantry Food Distribution day in the ROC
Nov 18 Dec 16
b. 3rd Saturday of each month (August-May only):
Noon – 3:00 p.m. in the ROC (immediately following Food Pantry Distribution), “Solid Rock,” Middle School/Senior High youth get-together (includes lunch!).
Seniors luncheons (age 50 or so +) — watch for dates/times/places in the “What’s Coming Up” part of the bulletin.

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

Linda Bracewell
Caleb Adams
Erica Sanders and family
Nathan Carver (Caleb Adams’ friend)
John Huggins
Buster and Peggy Hocutt (friends of Jennifer Fleming, Buster has cancer)
Marge Barlow (sister-in-law of Stanley Barlow, broken leg)
David McClellan
Family of Jamie Parker (cousin of John Parker who died unexpectedly)
Susan Sheppard (co-worker of Tim Lynn/David Gross, sudden death of her father)
Don Booker (cousin of Jerri McManus, back problems and mostly bed ridden)
Charlene Booker (Don’s wife, upcoming shoulder surgery)
Albert McManus III (psoriatic arthritis)
The President of our country
Phyllis Wilson
Elizabeth Barbour (recovering from a stroke)
The law enforcement officers of our community
Travis Rester
Donna McCauley (Allen Memorial Home, Room 2017)

NOTE: Prayer requests will remain on the prayer list for one month and will be deleted unless we are notified otherwise. Please call Debbie Lynn, 251-604-2890, to add or delete names. You can also email Debbie:

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