UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                *Stand please, if you are able.
            Boyden, Iowa        upcboyden.com
Pastor: Marty McDaniel             Ministers: All the People                            CHURCH LIFE TODAY
September 21, 2008                                 9:30 A.M.          We are delighted that you have come for Christian worship
  For the Lord is good and his love endures forever;                  and fellowship on this Lord’s Day. If you are visiting please
  his faithfulness continues through all generations.                 sign our guest book in the narthex. LARGE PRINT bulletins
                                 Psalm 100:5                          and HEARING ASSISTANCE RADIOS are available in the
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                                                                      10:45 Fellowship Time in the downstairs fellowship room.
                  GATHERING FOR PRAISE
                                                                       1:30 Today’s worship service on Boyden Cable TV 12
Prelude                                     Harriet Fiihr, organist
                                                                       6:00 Boyden Youth Group
                                            Kim Godtland, pianist
Call to Worship
                                                                                      CHURCH LIFE THIS WEEK
*Praise & Worship Songs           “Thou Art Worthy”              73
                                                                      Prayer list
                                   “Holy, Holy”                266
                                                                        Church family – Mr. & Mrs. Ron Pulscher & family
*Prayer of Confession
                                                                                        Mr. & Mrs. Fred Reimers
*Gloria Patri                                                   622
                                                                        Missionaries – John T & Joy Haspels
                   SHARING IN WORSHIP
                                                                      6:30 - 7:30 Youth Club
Ministry of Music                                  Kim Godtland
                                                                      6:30 Ladies Bible Study at Laura’s home
Responsive Reading          “Christian Love”              #661
                                                                      6:30 Ladies Bible Study
*Hymn             “The Trees of the Field”                  244
                                                                      7:45 Adult Choir practice
 Children’s Message
Hymn                  “I Will Serve Thee”                     446
                                                                      28 Nomination ballots are due
Sharing Joys and Concerns
Prayers of the People
                                                                      5 Communion
                                                                      23 Joint meeting at 7:00
                 PROCLAIMING THE WORD
Scripture            I John 4:7-18               (p. 1902)
                                                                      1 & 2 125th Anniversary Celebration
Message                          “God’s Great Love for Us”

                     LEAVING TO SERVE
*Hymn           “Love Lifted Me”                              505
*Parting Response “Grace, Love and Fellowship”                606
               FOR YOUR INFORMATION                                          FOR YOUR INFORMATION
USHERS – September – Hailey Koerselman & Eric Schafer        SNOW REMOVAL AT CHURCH – bids wanted
GREETERS – September 21 – Jeff & Cheri Meyn                  The Church Trustees are currently accepting sealed bids for
           September 28 – Brandon & Kari Moret               the work of snow removal this year. If you have any
SPECIAL MUSIC – September 21 – Kim Godtland                  questions about what this job entails, please speak with Kim
                 September 28 – Bev Vanden Brink             Ochsendorf who was responsible for this work last year.
SOUND & VIDEO TECHNICIANS – Daryl Egdorf                     You may give your bid to Ken Doorenbos or Kim
                                 Clark Moret                 Ochsendorf. Bids must be received by Wednesday,
September 14, 2008         offering      balance             October 22, for consideration at the next Trustee meeting.
General Fund          $     30.00       37,546.85
Mission Fund              1764.00      11,340.04
Building Fund              701.23        5,340.61

VOLUNTEERS are needed to sign up for Fellowship Time.

SIOUXLAND BLOOD BANK blood drive will be at the
Demco Center, September 23rd, 1:30-5:00 PM.

  A big “Thank you” for your assistance and prayers last
                            - Ken & LaVonne Meyn

   - Mr. & Mrs. Craig Van Meeteren
   - Mr. & Mrs. Nic Petitt

CONCERT: The Schneider Trio, brothers John and Ron
Schneider and sister Barb Van Sloten will perform at
Boyden First Reformed Church, Sunday, October 5 at 6:00
p.m. Refreshments will be served after the service. Please
join us for an evening of worship, music and fellowship.

CHECK YOUR MAILBOX to find a schedule for the
church’s 125th Anniversary Celebration.

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