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 6405
251/661-8525 816/833-1000

Congregation Pastoral Team
Pastor: Wayne Gibson, 228/383-7888 (call or text),

“Be Baptized”
January 7, 2018

Announcements Pastor Wayne Gibson
Prelude Elder Anne Rose
Welcome and Call to Worship Elder Sheila Steiner
*Hymn “Standing on the Promises of God” CCS 257
*Invocation Pastor Wayne Gibson
*Response Elder Anne Rose
Disciples’ Generous Response Priest Peggy Clements
Blessing & Receiving of Mission Tithes and Offerings
Scripture Reading: The Baptisms of Jesus High Priest Tim Hogue
Matthew 3: 41-46

Communion Message Evangelist Larry Steiner
“Communion – A Time for Sorrow”
Hymn of Preparation: “Were You There?” Sheree Humpries
Sacrament of Communion
Blessing and Serving of Bread
Blessing and Serving of Wine
*Hymn “Go, My Children, with My Blessing” CCS 650
*Prayer of Peace and Benediction Jonnette Miller
*Response Elder Anne Rose
*Postlude 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. This Wednesday, January 10
10:30a.m. Congregational prayer service.
2. This Thursday, January 11
6:30 p.m. Bible Study Group at Sonny & Jean Goff’s home.
3. Next Sunday, January 14
9:30a.m. Everyone gather in Fellowship room for meet & greet and a devotion.
9:45 – 10:35a.m. Sunday school (classes according to age group)
10:50 – 11:00a.m. Announcements
11:00– Noon Worship Service: “Jesus Calls”
Presider: Jerolyn McManus
Speaking: Joe Bracewell
Deacon in Charge: Mary Oaks
Accompanist: Sheila Steiner
2:00p.m. Priesthood Meeting
4. Sunday, January 21
9:30a.m. Everyone gather in Fellowship room for meet & greet and a devotion.
9:45 – 10:35a.m. Sunday school (classes according to age group)
10:50 – 11:00a.m. Announcements
11:00– Noon Worship Service: “Follow Me”
Presider: Tim Lynn
Speaking: Wayne Gibson
Deacon in Charge: Rick Griffin
Accompanist: Anne Rose

1. ATTENTION: First Priesthood Meeting for ALL Priesthood will be Jan. 14 at 2:00pm. Please make plans to attend. Very important.
2. Family Night will be the 3rd Wednesday, Jan. 17 6:30 – 8:00pm. Come sing or listen to “Ole Time” gospel songs. Enjoy food, fellowship and good music.
3. Congregation Budget Business meeting will be Sunday, Jan 21 at 2:00pm. Important issues to be presented so please make plans to be present.
4. Anyone currently receiving the Herald who wishes to discontinue their subscription OR anyone not receiving the Herald who wants a subscription, please contact John Parker or Pastor Wayne Gibson.
5. CALLING all former choir members and anyone who just loves to sing, come join us Sunday Jan.21 9:30-10:30am for choir practice. We will be singing for the Feb. communion. There will also be practice Jan. 28th 9:30-10:30am.
6. Our congregational prayer service is moving to the 2nd Wednesday of each month starting in January. Our first service will be this Wednesday, Jan. 10 starting at 10:30am. Join us for prayer, sharing, and fellowship.


Week Cleaning Crew
Jan 7 – Jan 13 Sheila & Larry Steiner, Mary & John Day
Jan 14 – Jan 20 Wayne & Martee Gibson, Jonette Miller, Tim Hogue
Jan 21 – Jan 27 Lib & Dick Barbour, JoAnn & Zackie Meadows
Jan 28 – Feb 3 Louise & John Sebastian, Ken & Angie Pruna

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)

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

Vic Peavy (nephew of Charles Peavy, heart problems)
Christy Dunn (friend of Shiree Humphreys, pneumonia)
Shirley Westbrook
The family of Linda Wertz
The family of David Gazzier (passed away December 4th)
Margie Hamilton (friend of Jeri McManus, breast cancer)
Patrick Kaufman and family (39-yr old friend of George Farnell, Melanoma stage 4)
Shiree Humphrey’s friend’s sister and brother-in-law
Dorothy Overstreet’s son Donald
Sue Miller (Emily Applin’s sister-in-law)
Gladys Williams
Jenny Slack
Albert McManus III (psoriatic arthritis)
The President of our country
Elizabeth Barbour (recovering from a stroke)
The law enforcement officers of our community
Travis Rester
Donna McCauley (Allen Memorial Home, Room 79)

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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