First Coppell

Order of Worship

Modern Worship - November 27

Christmas fit for a King

Order of Worship

GREETING  –  Dan Alle

ADVENT WREATH LIGHTING (Hope)  –  The Stewart Family

MUSICHoly Spirit Come and Come Lord Jesus (Even So Come)

CHILDREN’S TIMEKathy Braem

PASTORAL PRAYER AND THE LORD’S PRAYER – Rev. Sumesh Jacob

MUSICHallelujah Here Below

SERMON AND SCRIPTURE READING
The King of Enduring Hope  –  Rev. Beth Kellner
Isaiah 2:1-5  NRSV

MUSIC – Only A Holy God

BENEDICTION – Rev. Tom Palmer

Traditional Worship - November 27

Christmas fit for a King

Order of Worship

TRINITY BELL

GREETING
Rev. Tom Palmer

OPENING HYMN
UMH 196Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus

ADVENT CANDLE
Patrick and Betsy Naylor

SUNG RESPONSE
UMH 211 – O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (refrain)

CHILDREN’S TIME
Kathy Braem

PASTORAL PRAYER & THE LORD’S PRAYER
Rev. Sumesh Jacob

SPECIAL MUSIC
What Child Is This? arr. Brent Olstad
Sarah and Hannah Merrill, flutes
Anastasia Markina, piano

SCRIPTURE READING
Isaiah 2:1-5  (NRSV)
Ron Monroe

SERMON
The King of Enduring Hope
Rev. Beth Kellner

CLOSING HYMN
UMH 203Hail to the Lord’s Anointed

BENEDICTION
Rev. Tom Palmer and Rev. Beth Kellner

SUNG BENEDICTION
UMH 204Emmanuel, Emmanuel

POSTLUDE

 

Announcements - November 27

MISSION OF THE MONTHCoppell Cares
December funds are designated for Coppell Cares to help families and individuals in our community who have needs driven by financial challenges. Your gifts ensure this much needed ministry continues to transform the community of Coppell.

Special Events

NOVEMBER 27Tamales for Sale
Christ’s Foundry will be offering tamales for sale from 10 am-12:30 pm in Wesley Hall. Cost is $20/dozen or $35/2 dozen.

THROUGH NOVEMBER 28Adopt a Child for Christmas
Just a reminder that all gifts need to be wrapped, tagged, and delivered to the church office by Monday, November 28.

THROUGH NOVEMBER 28Supporting CCA this Christmas
Just a reminder that all items need to be returned (not wrapped) with the tag attached to the church office by Monday, November 28.

THROUGH DECEMBER 9Bike Drive
The United Methodist Men annual Bike Drive for Kids continues through December 9. It benefits the Metrocrest Holiday Store, which serves low-income families in Coppell and surrounding communities. Every $115 donated will provide a bike and helmet for one child.

DECEMBER 4Cookie Jamboree
This is United Women of Faith’s fundraiser to support Wesley Rankin Center and Dallas Bethlehem Center. Sale is 9-11 am (or until cookies run out) in Wesley Hall and Ministry Center. Purchase a box for $10 and then fill it with your favorites.

DECEMBER 4 & 11Scholastic Book Fair
In Wesley Hall hosted by Stringfellow School. These books make great Christmas presents at excellent prices for kids of all ages.

DECEMBER 11Christmas Around the World
Our annual Christmas Concert will be held at 5 pm at the Sound in Cypress Waters. Come join us for Christmas fun, sing-along, trivia, complimentary photo with St. Nick, and lots more.

DECEMBER 18Children’s Christmas Musical
Come listen to our Alleluia and some of our Joyful Noise Choirs as they present, “We Three Spies” at 6:30 pm in the Ministry Center. Refreshments will be served after the musical.

DECEMBER 25Christmas Morning at Austin Street Center
No better way to start your holiday morning than being of service to the homeless. We need 25 volunteers to make 2 casseroles each to help feed the clients at 6 am on Christmas morning. Pans and recipe provided after service on December 11 and 17. We also need individuals to serve and sing. Signups available on the website under Events.

 

Weekly Calendar: November 27-December 3

Sunday
9:00 am  –  Modern Worship
10:00 am  – Christ’s Foundry Tamales
10:00 am – Next Steps
10:00 am  – Life Groups
11:00 am  –  Traditional Worship
2:45 pm  –  JuBELLation Ringers
3:45 pm  –  Shalom Ringers
4:45 pm – Family Handbells
5:30 pm – The Table (Student Worship)

Monday
6:30 am  –  Men’s Bible Study
7:00 pm – Priscilla Group

Tuesday
9:00 am –  Stringfellow School
9:30 am –  Faith Lessons
6:30 pm –  BSA Troop 842-Boys

Wednesday
9:00 am –  Stringfellow School
10:30 am –  Pastor’s Bible Study
5:00 pm –  Joyful Noise Choir (K-2)
5:00 pm –  Alleluia Choir (3-5)
5:45 pm –  Evening Bible Study
6:00 pm –  Student Life Group
6:15 pm –  4/5 Grade Life Groups
6:15 pm –  Adult Ukulele Choir
7:15 pm –  Chancel Choir

Thursday
8:30 am –  Weekend Backpack
9:00 am –  Stringfellow School
11:45 am –  Stringfellow Luncheon
12:00 pm –  Women’s Reading Group
6:30 pm –  BSA Troop 848-Girls
7:00 pm –  Band Rehearsal

Friday
Church Office Closed
9:00 am –  Stringfellow School

Saturday
10:00 am –  Caregiving Heroes
11:00 am –  Cookie Jamboree Drop Off

 

 

 

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