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),

“Follow Me”
January 21, 2018

Announcements Pastor Wayne Gibson
Prelude Elder Anne Rose
The Lord’s Prayer (congregation in unison) Carol Barlow
Welcome and Invitation to Worship Elder Tim Lynn
Leader: For God alone my soul waits in silence,
Congregation: for my hope is from on high.
Leader: God alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress;
Congregation: I shall not be shaken.
Leader: On God rests my deliverance and my honor;
Congregation: my mighty rock, my refuge is in God.
Leader: Trust in God at all times, O people;
Congregation: pour out your heart before God;
All: God is a refuge for us.
*Hymn “As We Gather” CCS 73
*Invocation Elder Tim Lynn
*Response Elder Anne Rose
Prayer for Peace Phyllis Wilson
Scripture Reading: Mark 1: 14-20
Hymn: “You Walk Along Our Shoreline” CCS 598
Sermon Pastor Wayne Gibson
Disciples’ Generous Response Debbie Lynn
Blessing & Receiving of Mission Tithes and Offerings
Mission Prayer: God, where will your Spirit lead today? Help me be fully awake and ready to respond. Grant me courage to risk something new and become a blessing of your love and peace. Amen
*Hymn “The Summons” CCS 586
*Sending Forth Frances Bowers
*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 Rick Griffin


1. This Wednesday, January 24
6:00p.m. Family Night in the ROC
2. This Thursday, January 25
6:30 p.m. Bible Study Group at Sonny & Jean Goff’s home.
3. Next Sunday, January 28
9:30a.m. Everyone gather in Fellowship room for meet & greet and a devotion.
9:30 – 10:30am Choir Practice in the Sanctuary
9:45 – 10:35a.m. Sunday school (classes according to age group)
10:45 – 11:00a.m. Announcements
11:00– Noon Worship Service: “Jesus, The Teacher”
Presider: George Goff, Jr.
Speaking: George Farnell
Deacon in Charge: Donnie Startz
Accompanist: Sheila Steiner

1. Congregation Budget Business meeting will be TODAY at 2:00pm. Important issues to be presented so please make plans to be present.
2. Family Night will be THIS Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 6:00 – 7:30pm. Come sing or listen to “Ole Time” gospel songs. Enjoy food, fellowship and good music. Home-made chili will be served.
3. 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.
4. Pastor Wayne Gibson is available on Wednesday & Friday mornings 8:00am – 12:00pm at the church
5. The Loves of Our Life – Songs and Desserts! Saturday, Feb. 17th at 5:00 pm. Contact Larry or Sheila with questions.
1. Love Songs in the Sanctuary – We will have lots of solos and groups singing love songs we love!
2. Desserts in the Fellowship Hall – We are asking you to bring a dessert that has something to do with love!


Week Cleaning Crew
Jan 21 – Jan 27 Lib & Dick Barbour, JoAnn & Zackie Meadows
Jan 28 – Feb 3 Louise & John Sebastian, Ken & Angie Pruna
Feb 4 – Feb 10 Jean & George Goff, Ed & Jennifer Fleming
Feb 11 – Feb 17 John Parker, Cliff & Joyce Young, Mary Cleveland

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

Patrick Kaufman and family (39-yr old friend of George Farnell, Melanoma stage 4)
Tommy Richardson (neighbor of Ed Fleming, dealing with effects of a stroke)
Jim Applin
Lori Johnson (friend of Stancil Wilson)
Loretta Yokum and family (Rochelle Pitts’ grandmother whose husband passed away)
Joyce Taylor (neighbor of Gail Peavy)
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)
Gladys Williams
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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