Someone Touched Me, The Power Has Gone Out From Me

Sermon: Healed By Faith (Brad Shuck)

MP3: sermon-b.shuck-Jan5-2015

Luke 8:43-48 (NET)

 8:43 Now a woman was there who had been suffering from a hemorrhage for twelve years but could not be healed by anyone. 8:44 She came up behind Jesus and touched the edge of his cloak, and at once the bleeding stopped. 8:45 Then Jesus asked, “Who was it who touched me?” When they all denied it, Peter said, “Master, the crowds are surrounding you and pressing against you!” 8:46 But Jesus said, “Someone touched me, for I know that power has gone out from me.” 8:47 When the woman saw that she could not escape notice, she came trembling and fell down before him. In the presence of all the people, she explained why she had touched him and how she had been immediately healed. 8:48 Then he said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well. Go in peace.”

Prayers

Added Betty McGregor (poor health)
Added Tommy’s great niece (dog bite)
Added Tommy House (hospitalized)
Added Arlinda Grimes (car accident)

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Christ Announced To The Shepherds

Sermon: Brad Shuck

MP3: sermon-b.shuck-Dec14-2014

Luke 2:8-20 (NET)

2:15 When the angels left them and went back to heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place, that the Lord has made known to us.” 2:16 So they hurried off and located Mary and Joseph, and found the baby lying in a manger. 2:17 When they saw him, they related what they had been told about this child, 2:18 and all who heard it were astonished at what the shepherds said. 2:19 But Mary treasured up all these words, pondering in her heart what they might mean. 2:20 So the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all they had heard and seen; everything was just as they had been told.

Prayers

Added Margaret Dooley (biopsy)
Added Helen Marshall
Added Family of Robert Cain
Added Dawson Family
Added Family of Tony Gresham
Added Tommy House (cancer)
Added Jean Maddux (heart attack)
Added Jean Kemp
Added Jonathan Cowherd (surgery)

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Do Not Bury Your God-given Gifts!

Christmas and Advent Dates

Saturday, November 29, 8:00AM – Decorate sanctuary and Christmas tree.
Saturday, December 13, Potluck dinner and Christmas Party
Sunday, December 21, 5:00PM – Cantata and Communion

Sermon: I will not be buried! (Brad Shuck)

MP3: sermon-b.shuck-Nov16-2014

Matthew 25:14-30 (NET)

25:22 The one with the two talents also came and said, ‘Sir, you entrusted two talents to me. See, I have gained two more.’ 25:23 His master answered, ‘Well done, good and faithful slave! You have been faithful with a few things. I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master.’ 25:24 Then the one who had received the one talent came and said, ‘Sir, I knew that you were a hard man, harvesting where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter seed, 25:25 so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. See, you have what is yours.’ 25:26 But his master answered, ‘Evil and lazy slave! So you knew that I harvest where I didn’t sow and gather where I didn’t scatter? 25:27 Then you should have deposited my money with the bankers, and on my return I would have received my money back with interest!

Prayers

Added Leisa Lock (cancer) and family
Added Bobby Rogers
Added EJ Hatton and family

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Not Even Solomon In All His Splendor Was Dressed Like One Of These [flowers]

Looking Ahead: Saturday, November 29, 8:00AM – Put up Christmas Tree and decorate sanctuary for Advent.
Saturday, December 13 – Potluck dinner and Christmas party.

Sermon: Worry Less and Enjoy Life More (Mike Pyle)

MP3: sermon-m.pyle-Nov10-2014

Matthew 6:25-34 (NET)

6:25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Isn’t there more to life than food and more to the body than clothing? 6:26 Look at the birds in the sky: They do not sow, or reap, or gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you more valuable than they are? 6:27 And which of you by worrying can add even one hour to his life? 6:28 Why do you worry about clothing? Think about how the flowers of the field grow; they do not work or spin. 6:29 Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these!

Prayers

Added Tiffany and baby
Added Leonard Willis (heel repaired) PTL!
Added Raymond Vaughn
Added Graham Mitchell (coma, tree fell on him)

With the cooler temps, the bushes in front of the church have turned a pretty red.

 

God Thunders And The Earth Melts

Special mention of Prayer for the families affected by the shooting in Trigg County. The world today is filled with evil, all Christians should be in constant prayer for God’s Will in everything.

Potluck: November 12th, 5:00PM – Dawson Springs UMC invites everyone for a potluck dinner.

Sermon: Troubled Times (Brad Shuck)

MP3: sermon-b.shuck-Oct26-2014

Psalm 46  (NET)

46:1 For the music director; by the Korahites; according to the alamoth style; a song. God is our strong refuge; he is truly our helper in times of trouble.

46:2 For this reason we do not fear when the earth shakes, and the mountains tumble into the depths of the sea,

46:3 when its waves crash and foam, and the mountains shake before the surging sea. (Selah)

46:4 The river’s channels bring joy to the city of God, the special, holy dwelling place of the sovereign One.

46:5 God lives within it, it cannot be moved. God rescues it at the break of dawn.

46:6 Nations are in uproar, kingdoms are overthrown. God gives a shout, the earth dissolves.

Prayers

Added The Champion family and Riservato Family
Added Pam Case (knee Surgery)
Added Family of Jerry Storie

The Kingdom Of God Has Come Near

Fall Hayride and Celebration: Friday, Oct 24, 5:30PM – Evening of games and bonfire.

Potluck: November 12th, 5:00PM – Dawson Springs UMC invites everyone to join them for a meal.

Sermon: Dream Bigger (Brad Shuck)

MP3: sermon-b.shuck-Oct19-2014

Luke 10:1-12 (NET)

10:8 Whenever you enter a town and the people welcome you, eat what is set before you. 10:9 Heal the sick in that town and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come upon you!’ 10:10 But whenever you enter a town and the people do not welcome you, go into its streets and say, 10:11 ‘Even the dust of your town that clings to our feet we wipe off against you. Nevertheless know this: The kingdom of God has come.’ 10:12 I tell you, it will be more bearable on that day for Sodom than for that town!

Prayer

Added Judy Budias (surgery complications)
Added Amanda’s cousin (brain bleed)
Added Melissa Joiner (surgery)
Added Frank Nash (kidney cancer)
Added Robert Cain (cancer)
Added Sharon Myers

 

The Mission-minded Church

Fall Hayride and Celebration: Friday, Oct 24, 5:30PM – Evening of games and bonfire.

Sermon: The Mission-minded Church (Brad Shuck)

MP3: sermon-b.shuck-Oct13-2014

Revelations 3:20 (NET)

3:20 Listen! I am standing at the door and knocking! If anyone hears my voice and opens the door I will come into his home and share a meal with him, and he with me

Prayers

There were no new additions to the prayer list this week. New prayer concerns can be sent to feedback at christianheightsumc dot org.)

Pure And Holy, Tried and True

Fall Hayride and Celebration: Friday, Oct 24, 5:30PM – Evening of games and bonfire.

Sermon: Prepare Me to be a Sanctuary (Brad Shuck)

MP3: sermon-b.shuck-Oct5-2014

Song: Prepare Me To be a Sanctuary

Lord, prepare me to be a sanctuary
Pure and holy, tried and ture
With thanksgiving, I’ll be a living
Sanctuary for You

Prayers

Added Austin and Brooklyn Abbott
Added Jocelyn Guthrie (in hospital over a month)