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					                                                                                 Sacrament of Baptism
25th Sunday after Pentecost                            November 14, 2010               Congregation Sings:
                              Order of Worship                                                Lēna, Lēna God claims you,
                                   10:00                                                     God helps you, protects you, and loves you, too.
                                                                                             We this day do all agree
                                                                                          A child of God you’ll always be. (Repeat 1st two lines)
                                GATHERING                                          Joys and Concerns
                                                                                   Vale’s Caring Cards are available in the Narthex and Resource Library for
  Prelude                       “Andantino”      Eugene Gigout (1844-1925)           your personal use in supporting the congregation’s joys and concerns.
* Greeting                                                    from Psalm 145       Prayers
   Leader:   Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised;                         The Lord’s Prayer
   People:   God’s greatness is unsearchable.                                        Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name.
   Leader:   The Lord is gracious and merciful,                                      Thy kingdom come,
   People:   Slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.                               thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
   Leader:   All your works shall give thanks to you, O Lord,                        Give us this day our daily bread.
   People:   And all your faithful shall bless you!                                  And forgive us our trespasses,
* Hymn                     “Be Thou My Vision”                         No. 451            as we forgive those who trespass against us.
                                                                                     And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.
* Prayer                                                                             For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever.
     God of unchangeable power, you are our source of blessing,                      Amen.
     even in the face of change and uncertainty. In Christ, you give
     us hope for a new heaven and a new earth. Grant us courage                    Offering
     to stand in times of trial, and faith to witness to your Spirit’s             Offertory                “We Are Surrounded”               Joseph M. Martin
     movement of healing and grace in the world; through Jesus                                  We are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses,
     Christ, our Lord. Amen                                                                   Looking on, encouraging us to do the will of the Lord.
                                                                                                              The Chancel Choir
  Presentation of Bibles to 3rd Graders
    (Children preschool through grade 1 will then leave for Sunday School)       * Doxology                                                            No. 95
  Welcome and Announcements                                                      * Prayer of Dedication
  Stewardship Moment                                         Bette Rutherford       Gracious God, we dedicate these offerings to your service as we
                                                                                    give thanks and praise for your generosity in our lives. May
                    PROCLAMATION AND RESPONSE                                       these gifts and all our efforts bear witness to your glory in the
  Scripture Lesson            Isaiah 65:17-25                                       world; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
  Sermon        “When the Walls Come Crashing Down”                                                            SENDING FORTH
                                               Tracy McNeil Wines                * Hymn             “How Can I Keep from Singing” (vv. 1,2,4) No. 2212
* Hymn                  “How Firm a Foundation”                        No. 529   * Benediction
                                                                                 * Postlude                  “Everlasting Victory”           Humphrey Turner

                                                                                 *Congregation, please stand as you are able.
                                      
                               Welcome to Vale Church!
               Whether you are new to the area or a long-time resident,
            we warmly welcome you to the life of this community of faith.
                         If you are visiting for the first time,
                  please fill out a visitor card located in each pew.
                May our time together renew us for the journey ahead.
                                      
                           THIS WEEK AT VALE
Sunday, Nov. 14            2:00 p.m. Daisy Troop meeting
                           3:00 p.m. Jr./Sr. High Youth Group Cooking
                                      Series
Monday, Nov. 15            9:30 a.m. Jazzercise
                           7:30 p.m. Flute Choir
                           7:30 p.m. Boy Scout Troop 1983 meeting
                           7:00 p.m. Finance meeting
Tuesday, Nov. 16           9:30 a.m. Vale Preschool
                           5:30 p.m. Yoga
                           7:30 p.m. Bible Study
Wednesday, Nov. 17         9:30 a.m. Jazzercise
                           9:30 a.m. Vale Preschool
                           10:30 a.m. Bible Study
                           5:15 p.m. Daisy Troop 506 meeting
                           7:30 p.m. Chancel Choir
Thursday, Nov. 18          9:30 a.m. Vale Preschool
                           4:30 p.m. Brownie Troop 1458 meeting
                           7:00 p.m. UM Women meeting                                                  VALE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Friday, Nov. 19            9:30 a.m. Jazzercise                                                        11528 VALE ROAD  OAKTON, VA 22124
                           9:30 a.m. Vale Preschool                                                         WORSHIP 8:30 & 10:00 A.M.
                           7:00 p.m. Cub Pack 1530 meeting                                            SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ALL AGES AT 10:00 A.M.
Saturday, Nov. 20          8:00 a.m. Vale Fall Clean-Up!                                Church 703-620-2594  Parsonage 703-758-7939  Pastor cell 703-615-5565
                                                                                              Internet: www.valechurch.org  Email: vale.church@verizon.net
Tracy McNeil Wines, Pastor        Monica Barricks, Dir. of Youth & Program Ministries
Ruth Anne Luckenbaugh, Dir. of Christian Education      Elaine Mink, Admin. Assistant
Richard Huckaby, Music Director                                Norm Dietz, 8:30 Music
Yvonne Kennedy, Preschool Director                         Edilman Robles, Custodian
                   Pastors Office Hours available by appointment
ANNUAL VALE CHURCH FALL                                                                              ANNOUNCEMENTS
CLEANUP will be held Saturday, November
20th from 8AM to 12PM. This year is a
combined cleanup and church mini-social, with                               WELCOME VISITORS - Please fill out a visitor card located in your pew. At
                                                                            the 10 AM service, children ages preschool through grade 1 are encouraged
lunch served by our amazing Youth Group! Just like an old-fashioned
                                                                            to stay in worship for the children's moment. Adults will then escort them to
barn-raising, everyone should come and help - even if only for an hour or   their Sunday school class. Children in grades 2 through high school can go
two. We have a full range of work to do, from simple hand pruning and       directly to Sunday school class. We offer nursery care for infants and
weeding to some planting, digging, and light painting so everyone can       toddlers for both services.
help in some way. We always need tools, so please bring rakes, shovels,     Welcome bags containing information about our church and a small gift are
pruners, wheelbarrows, gloves, and tarps if you have them (put your         available for our visitors. They are located on the table in the narthex and
name on them so they are returned when you go). Everyone in the             outside the church office. Please take one and join us for coffee fellowship.
church can help here, so please pitch in. (Rain date is Saturday
November 27th at 8AM.)                                                      We celebrate at today’s 10:00 service the baptism of Lēna Marie
                                                                            Gosnell, daughter of Colin & Wendy Gosnell. We warmly welcome
CONTACT INFORMATION REQUESTED - As a process of                             Lēna into the family of faith. The white rose on the altar is in celebration
maintaining our membership rolls, we are seeking contact information on     of Lēna’s baptism.
the following individuals. Please contact the church office if you know
of an address, phone number or email for the following individuals.         Thank you to Catherine Allison (8:30) and to Deb Cohen (10:00) for her
Michael Amedei; Candice Frisina-Cox; Gary Cox; Tom Crickmer;                gift of fellowship by sponsoring today's coffee hour.
Joanne Knauf-Smith; Cherie, Tom & Chris Russell; Lisa Zygmunt
                                                                            LAY READER - 10:00 – Scott Glaus
          VALE’S ANNUAL CHARGE CONFERENCE
                   Sunday, November 21                                      ALTAR FLOWERS - The altar flowers today are in honor of Pastor
                        7:30 pm.                                            Tracy's 50th birthday! From ALL OF US with love, admiration, and
                                                                            deep gratitude.
GROCERY DOLLARS for the month of November will be used to
support Alternative House. The emergency shelter supports homeless,         SE KIDS SPONSOR MEETING TODAY right after the 10a.m.
abused and runaway youth and also offers walk-in counseling. In             service to go over information for the SE Christmas program. All
addition, there are many community outreach programs to serve teens         current sponsors are required to attend and anyone interested in
and their families. Their web site is www.thealternativehouse.org.          becoming a sponsor is also invited to join us. Please contact Mary
                                                                            Morran or Linda Potts if you have questions.
THANKSGIVING BAGS - We will be providing food for a
               Thanksgiving dinners for local families and to families in                   CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
               Southeast Washington DC. We will be passing out bags                “Casting Call” on November 14th at 11a.m. Fellowship Hall
               for donations at both services today. When you take a bag    This year’s pageant is on December 12 at 7pm. If your child is under 12
               it is important to buy what is listed and bring it back to   years old and interested in having a speaking role in the pageant this
               church next Sunday, the Nov. 21st. You may buy extras,       year, please attend the casting call immediately after church. This is a
but the items listed are needed to assemble the bags.                       first come, first serve basis, parts will be handed out at this time only. If
                                                                            you have a conflict and cannot be there, please contact Monica before
                                                                            this date at 703-327-9516 or monica.valeumc@verizon.net.
COMMUNITY OF FAITH UMC NEEDS OUR HELP! -                                                       YOU ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE
Community of Faith UMC sponsors a food pantry that serves between                              IN VALE'S INTERACTIVE NATIVITY!
70-95 families a week. This pantry is stocked entirely with donations          The Family Ministries Committee is looking for enthusiastic cast and
from church and community members. One source of food for our                  crew members (10 years old through adult) who would like to present the
pantry is the Scouting for Food drive, sponsored by the Boy Scouts. This       nativity story to our youngest children. Choose from angel, king,
weekend, the boy scouts collected and delivered a mountain of canned           shepherd, inn keeper and more! No experience necessary. We need
goods to CoF. Help is needed to sort and box these items today from 3-5        people who can be available Friday evening 12/3 for rehearsal and cast
pm. If you can help, please contact COF UMC at 703-620-1977 or Kelli           party, and Saturday morning 12/4. This was a great success last year,
Timanus703-793-2644 / children@cof-umc.org to sign up! This activity           and we are excited about recreating this Christmas magic. Please come
is best suited for adults and children age grade 4 and older.                  by the Giant Dollar table after the 10:00 service and see Sharon O'Brien
                                                                               for photos of last year's event and more information, or talk to Monica
THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION                                                       Barricks.
                                    Sunday, November 21
                     One Service only at 10:00 a.m.                            UM WOMEN ANNUAL BAKE SALE –November 24 at the
                     Vale UMC is having the traditional Thanksgiving                               Government Center. We need lots of pies, cakes,
                     Brunch at 9:15 before the single worship service at                           fudge, cookies, or make your own special recipe.
                     10:00.                                                                        Please bring your baked goods to church on
                     Please contact Eileen Koefoot, ekoefoot@gmail.com                             Tuesday, Nov 23 from 5 to 9 pm. Please note if
or 703-716-4327 if you can lend a hand at 8:30 to help arrange, cut food                           there are nuts in your baked goods, as some people
and set out trays for the 200+ worshippers who will come to the brunch.                            are allergic. Our friends at the Government Center
                                                                               look forward to our visit, and our members have a great time, so if you
VALE YELLOW PAGES - Vale has many talented people and church                   can help out on our sale day, Wednesday Nov. 24, let us know. Many
members that own their own businesses. It would be nice to know we             hands make light work, so remember the date and bake, bake, bake!
have the choice of patronizing our own members. If you have a business
or service and would like to be a part of this new directory please fill out   UM WOMEN MEETING – All women are invited to the next meeting
the form and leave it in the church office, even if you’ve left one before.    of the UMW on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 7pm. The meeting will be to plan
If you have any questions feel free to contact Jane Wonnell, Evangelism        the bake sale and the Christmas party and enjoy fellowship.
Chairperson, janewonnell@verizon.net or 703-476-7444.
                                                                               WANT TO HELP WITH THE AUCTION? The auction is the
2   ND
    ANNUAL TURKEY BOWL FUNDRAISER-                                             primary funding vehicle for Vale missions. 100% of the proceeds goes
           Saturday November 27th from 2 - 5pm at Crossfield                   to fund our local, regional and international missions. The 2010 auction
             Elementary School                                                 made close to $17,000.
              Support youth group missions while defending your title as       The key to the success of the auction is our 25 person 'caller' team.
             “Turkey Bowl Champion”! Please register during coffee             Letters will be sent to our regular donors at the end of January notifying
hour over the next few Sundays in the fellowship hall; $10 for early           them of the auction on April 9, 2011. Each caller then contacts from 5 to
registration and $15 at the gate on game day. All ages and ability levels      7 assigned donors between the first week of February and mid March.
are encouraged to play! The youth will be organizing the teams as              The donors are expecting these calls. We find that most donors need that
registrations come in, concessions will be available at the field and          personal contact to be reminded to make their donations. We currently
spectators are welcome to join us on the field to cheer them on. Come          need eight more callers. If you can do this, contact Ed Lowry at 703-
burn off your Thanksgiving dinner while supporting all the important           620-6632 or edlowry@verizon.net or stop by the grocery dollar table
mission work the youth do in our community.                                    today!
    PRESENTATION OF THE BIBLES TO CHILDREN                               PRESENTATION OF THE BIBLES TO CHILDREN
                          10:00 service                                                        10:00 service
Leader: Receive the Word of God. Learn its stories and study         Leader: Receive the Word of God. Learn its stories and study
    its words. Its stories belong to us all, and these words             its words. Its stories belong to us all, and these words
    speak to us all. They tell us who we are. They tell us that          speak to us all. They tell us who we are. They tell us that
    we belong to one another, for we are the people of God.              we belong to one another, for we are the people of God.
Children: We receive these Bibles with our hands, our hearts, and    Children: We receive these Bibles with our hands, our hearts, and
     our minds. Thank you. We will read and study the Bible               our minds. Thank you. We will read and study the Bible
     together.                                                            together.
         The children and leaders face the congregation.                      The children and leaders face the congregation.

Congregation: We rejoice in this step in your journey with           Congregation: We rejoice in this step in your journey with
    God. We pray God will guide you, your family, and us as              God. We pray God will guide you, your family, and us as
    you use this Holy Bible in your home, in your church                 you use this Holy Bible in your home, in your church
    school classes, and in our worship. We will learn together           school classes, and in our worship. We will learn together
    and grow in our love for God’s Word.                                 and grow in our love for God’s Word.
Children: The Word of God is a lamp to our feet, and a light to      Children: The Word of God is a lamp to our feet, and a light to
     our path. Thanks be to God.                                          our path. Thanks be to God.




    THIRD GRADE CHILDREN RECEIVING BIBLES                                THIRD GRADE CHILDREN RECEIVING BIBLES
Jordan Reese Goodfellow, Ryan Laing, Lindsey E. Liddell (gr.4),      Jordan Reese Goodfellow, Ryan Laing, Lindsey E. Liddell (gr.4),
    Sophia Anne Luckenbaugh, Caroline Kathleen Rusinski,                 Sophia Anne Luckenbaugh, Caroline Kathleen Rusinski,
                        Odin Woitek                                                          Odin Woitek

  If there are other 3rd graders in the congregation this morning,     If there are other 3rd graders in the congregation this morning,
                         please come forward.                                                 please come forward.

				
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