ARDMORE MORAVIAN CHURCHAugust 6, 2017Ninth Sunday after PentecostPRELUDE “Amazing Grace! How Sweet the Sound” HayesWELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTSRIGHT HAND OF FELLOWSHIP CALL TO WORSHIP arr. Sorenson“Brethren We Have Met to Worship”PREPARING OUR HEARTS8 The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. 9 The Lord is good to all, and his compassion is over all that he has made. 14The Lordupholds all who are falling, and raises up all who are bowed down. 15 The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food in due season. 16 You open your hand, satisfying the desire of every living thing. 17 The Lordis just in all his ways, and kind in all his doings. 18 The Lordis near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. 19 He fulfills the desire of all who fear him; he also hears their cry, and saves them. 20 The Lordwatches over all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy. 21 My mouth will speak the praise of the Lord,and all flesh will bless his holy name forever and ever. Psalm 145:8-9; 14-21HYMNS AND PRAISE SONGS“He is Exalted” He is exalted, the King is exalted on high; I will praise Him.He is exalted, forever exalted, and I will praise His name.He is the Lord; forever His truth shall reign.Heaven and earth rejoice in His holy name.He is exalted, the King is exalted on high. (Repeat)“How Great Is Our God”The splendor of the King, clothed in majesty;Let all the earth rejoice, all the earth rejoice.He wraps Himself in light and darkness tries to hide,And trembles at His voice, and trembles at His voice.How great is our God. Sing with me; How great is our God.And all will see how great, how great, is our God.Age to age He stands, and time is in His hands;Beginning and the end, beginning and the end.The Godhead, three in one, Father, Spirit, Son,The Lion and the Lamb, the Lion and the Lamb.How great is our God. Sing with me; How great is our God.And all will see how great, how great is our God.(Voices only) How great is our God. Sing with me; How great is our God.And all will see how great, how great is our God.(Please be seated)“Amazing Grace”Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me.I once was lost, but now am found, was blind but now I see.Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, and grace my fears relieved.How precious did that grace appear, the hour I first believedChorus: My chains are gone, I’ve been set free My God, my Savior has ransomed me.And like a flood, His mercy reigns, unending love, amazing grace.The Lord has promised good to me, His word my hope secures.He will my shield and portion be, As long as life endures.Chorus: (2x’s)The earth shall soon dissolve like snow, the sun forbear to shine.But God who called me here below, will be forever mine,Will be forever mine, You are forever mine.CONGREGATIONAL PRAYERRESPONSE TO CONGREGATIONAL PRAYER“Grace Flows Down”Amazing grace, How sweet the sound; Amazing love,Now flowing down From hands and feetThat were nailed to the treeAs grace flows down And covers me.It covers me, It covers me, It covers me, And covers me.WORSHIP IN OUR GIVINGOFFERTORY “As the Deer” WagnerSONG OF THANKS Praise God from whom all blessings flowPraise Him all creatures here below.Praise Him above ye heavenly hostPraise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. AmenPRAYERANTHEM “Grace Alone” Brown & NelsonTHE WORD OF GOD Matthew 14:13-21Romans 9:1-5 MESSAGE All-Inclusive Grace Chaz SniderHYMN 548 MBW “O For A Thousand Tongues To Sing” POSTLUDE “Come, Let Us Sing” PaxtonThe sanctuary flowers are given to the glory of God, and inhonor of Betty Paschall’s birthday, August 9th, by Charlie, Rickyand David.Serving TodayElder Greeter: Nancy Crouse Trustee Greeter: Jim BrookshireElder Greeter for August 13th: Alan McFaddenTrustee Greeter for August 13th: Bill GannawayNursery Workers for today: JoAnn Goodson, Daniel Jarrett Nursery Workers for August 13th: Diane Gannaway, Kristen MabePeople for Whom We are PrayingMembers:Marie Adams; Annie Boyd; Amanda Bowles; Frances Collins; Jim Cranford; Cindy Culverhouse; Ruth Long; Alice PierceMembers at home: Bertha Burge; Peggy GimmonFriends:Brian Bodenheimer, tests, Betty Vaugn’s grandson; Emily Burge; Jane Crouse; Stafford Givens, newborn son ofAnna Austin Givens; Joann Burge Long, Ken Burge’s sister; Jeannie Randall, breast cancer, Sharon Dailey’s sister; Marolyn Schauss cancer; Revelle Washburn, friend of Beth Mabe; Damon Wear, cancer; Jake Williams, Donna Williams’s son.We express our Christian love and sympathyto the friends of Lisa Eaton. Lisa went to be with our Lord on August 1, 2017.Contemporary Sunday August 20th!Mark your calendars for Contemporary Sunday that will be held on August 20thin the Fellowship Hall. Come enjoy special music and we will be welcoming a missionary team from Sierra Leon,Mohamed and SofieBraimasharing with us about the ministries of Sierra Leone. There are new churches, and a new radio station built by this ministry that will soon be broadcasting Christian messages and music. Come early and enjoy refreshments featuring Ardmore Moravian’s Coffee Bar and don’t forget to bring a friend!Looking ahead—CROP walk will take place Sunday, October 15that 2:30 PM, the registration starts at 1:30 PM beginning at Corpening Plaza. We would like to have someone from Ardmore to serve as a Team Captain and group of us go. Last year the event raised $22,356.87. The benefits go to three organizations, Sunnyside Ministry, Crisis Control Ministry and Church World Service, the Moravian are involved with all three. Let Chaz know if you can go!REMINDER: Samaritan Ministries Christmas Shoebox ProjectSamaritan Ministries suggestions for the month of August ~ school supplies pen, pencils, paper These are just a few suggestions. The collection bin is located outside of church office.Worship SeriesJuly 23 - September 10, 2017Good News for Tough TimesDateTitle TextAugust 13The End of the LawRomans 10:5-15August 20God is in Control Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32August 27Matthew 18:15-20September 3The Math of Forgiveness Matthew 18:21-35September 10A Fair WageMatthew 20:1-16Provincial Women’s Board Fall CelebrationSeptember 9, 2017 – 9 AM Coffee 9:30 AM ProgramBethania Moravian Church5545 Main St. Bethania NCThe Rev. Kelly Moore will be reviewing the Bible Study book for this fall “Bible Basics- Genesis” written bySister NancyChandlerof Hope Moravian Church in Indiana. The nine sessions in this book will challenge you with the study of Creation, The Fall of Adam and Eve, The Flood/Noah, the Tower of Babel, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph. Chapters 1-45 of Genesis are the targeted chapters.Lunch will be served at noon each lunch is $10.00. You may attend the workshop and not purchase lunch.Contact the PWB to make reservations 336.722-4911 or firstname.lastname@example.orgOpportunities for the WeekToday, August 66:30 PMKids, Youth and Families Ice Cream SocialStelter HausWednesday, August 95:30 PMPrayer in Prayer Room6:00 PMBag Supper6:30 PMBible Study “The Art of Neighboring”, BetsyAnnese, leading7:30 PMSanctuary Choir RehearsalNext Sunday, August 13 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost 9:00 AMPrayer in Prayer Room 9:30 AM Sunday School 10:30 AMMorning WorshipGod’s WordRomans 9:1-591I am speaking the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience confirms it by the Holy Spirit— 2 I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3 For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my own people, my kindred according to the flesh. 4 They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship, and the promises; 5 to them belong the patriarchs, and from them, according to the flesh, comes the Messiah, who is over all, God blessed forever. Amen.