Philadelphia Presbyterian Church 14TH SUNDAY

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Opportunities This Week: Aug. 26—Sep. 2, 2018 Sunday 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.

The Journey—Kerr Building Sunday School Called Session Meeting—Session Room Sanctuary-Traditional Worship Service—Sanctuary Sanctuary Choir Practice—Adult Choir Room

Monday 4:00 p.m. Stacy Gulledge Memorial Service—Sanctuary 8:00 p.m. AA Group Meeting (New Comers)—Old Scout Hut Tuesday 7:00 p.m. Girls Basketball—Kerr Building 7:00 p.m. Pray Shawl Ministry Mtg.—Fred Brown Classroom Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Craft Workshops—Chapel Annex 8:00 p.m. AA Meeting (open)—Old Scout Hut Thursday 7:00 p.m. AA Meeting (Women’s closed step)—Old Scout Hut 7:00 p.m. Basketball—Kerr Building Friday 8:00 p.m. AA Meeting (open)—Bigham Hall Saturday

Assisting in the Worship Service Today Head Usher Sound Booth Lock-up Officer Acolyte Nursery Contact

11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

David Houck & Dick Lamb Bill Johnston Marc McClure Sam Strand Jane Long & Jill Linscheid

Prayer Concerns [Kelly Glanzer] daughter of Pete & Dottie Kastner

[Beth Welch] sister-in-law of Pamela Rosmon [Sherrie Whalen] sister of Judy Clinton [Claude Allen] father of Alice Pamplin [Andrew Metz] Macie Allen [Joe Flowe] [Jinks Dover] father of Debbe King [Jensen McDonald] [Carol Vale] friend of Linda Cummins [Erik Mendlik] son of Jane Mendlik [Nicki Bailey and family] friends of Jennifer Fauser [Bill Allen] son of Macie Allen [Dink Mitchell] Ed Simmons [Teresa Sims] cousin of Lynn Belk [Mike McKinney] friend of Lynn Belk HOSPITALS

No Meetings Discharged Rudy Turnage

Sunday, September 2 9:00 a.m. The Journey—Kerr Building 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Sanctuary-Traditional Worship Service—Sanctuary 7:00 p.m. Sanctuary Choir Practice—Adult Choir Room

Attendance 8/19/18 9:00 a.m. Worship—135 10:00 a.m. Church School—163 11:00 a.m. Worship—137

Philadelphia Presbyterian Church 14TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST August 26, 2018 11:00 a.m.

Regency Carrington Place Willow Grove Brookdale-Providence Carillon Brookdale Charlotte E. Elliotte Manor Woodridge Royal Park Brookdale Monroe Square Morningside Clear Creek Aldersgate White Oak The Heritage At Lowman Little Flower

Extended Care Rachel Nance [Harvey Phillips], Helen Smetts Bonnie Barnes Helen Kiser Doris Jordan Virginia Boyd & Martha Benehaley Roy Perry Judy Myers Grace Jones, [Louise Wilson] mother of Jane Long Wayne & Barbara Wolfe Leila Campbell [Joyce Jennings] mother of Mardy Watson Jean Hargett Ed Simmons Rachel P. Tweed Frances Leete


Welcome and Announcements

Troutman Min. Rusty Benton

Presentation of New Members Phil & Karin Boling, Kelvin & Arliss Day, M.D. & Shirley Hill, Richard & Frances Williams Call to Worship +Hymn #624

“Rejoice, the Lord Is King”


“I Greet Thee, Who My Sure Redeemer Art“


Call to Confession Silent Prayers of Confession Prayers of the Day and the Lord’s Prayer Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. Assurance of Pardon Choral Response Children’s Sermon

[Following the Message, children (age 3-K) may leave to join Children’s Church.]



Scripture Readings This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. Sermon +Hymn #402

PASTORAL CARE EMERGENCIES contact: Rev. Rusty Benton, Pastor (1-864-399-2288) Katie Sloan, Associate Minister (704-236-1369) Stephen Minister: Grace Phillips (704) 545-5853

Prelude on “Dennis”

“Hammocks, etc” “How Lovely, Lord”

Smith Psalm 84:1-7

Min. Rusty Benton MERLE’S TUNE

+Affirmation of Faith (unison)


The Apostles’ Creed I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. He descended into hell. The third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen. +Hymn #581

“Gloria Patri”

Presentation of Offerings Offertory

“Quiet Reflection”


Doxology #606 Dedication Prayer +Hymn #801

“The Lord’s My Shepherd, I’ll Not Want”


+Benediction Choral Response Postlude



+Those who are able please stand. ******************** WELCOME visitors and friends. We are happy you have joined us for worship. Please sign the Attendance Register so we may greet you. WE WELCOME our new members: Phil and Karin Boling, Kelvin and Arliss Day, M. D. and Shirley Hill, Richard and Frances Williams who are joining this morning. LADIES, PLAN TO ATTEND THE PW FALL MEETING on September 9 at 3:00 in the Kerr Building. We will enjoy ice cream and all the trimmings and will hear an overview of our coming year’s study by Janet Daniel. You can pick up your study books that day. Officers and moderators for the coming year will be installed. You don’t have to be active in a circle to join us for this meeting which is a social event as well. Please come!

-WED//SEPT 5: Youth Starts back! Middle School: 5:30-6:15pm, High School 6:45-7:45pm -SUN//SEPT 16: Student Ministry Kickoff (for the whole family, 5:307:30pm)

Our BACKPACKS OF LOVE PROGRAM is transitioning from the Summer Edition to our regular school year program! Thank you so much for making our inaugural summer program such a success! With so many kids returning to school next week, now is a great time to stock the pantry. We’re especially in need of individual packets of oatmeal and grits as well as packs of pudding cups. Thank you for your continued generosity! WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS BEGIN SEPTEMBER 5th—There are some new things happening that will be exciting, so make plans now to come!! If you are able to volunteer for set up, clean up, or kitchen duties, your help is appreciated. Contact Susan Griffin at [email protected] if you are able to volunteer. Registration forms are available from the information rack across from the church office. The schedule: 5:30-6:103rd-5th grade- Bible class on the Beatitudes Pre-k through 2nd grade-choir Middle school youth 6:45-7:45 High School Youth - Bible Study & Social Time Dinner for everyone from 6:00-6:40. Kids and youth get there at various times. 6:50-7:303rd-8th grade-choir K-2nd grade-Bible class on the Beatitudes. Preschool class Adult classesPlenary on Good vs Evil in the Kerr Building Men’s small group study titled “Stepping Up” in the session room. Women’s small group study tilted “Becoming Heart Sisters” in the Seekers Sunday School room. MARK YOUR CALENDARS for PPC’s upcoming Women’s Retreat on Saturday, October 6th from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be worship, prayer, music, and mission while studying this year’s theme: “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World”. Breakfast and lunch are included. The event is sponsored by the Congregational Life committee and is free for women of all ages (childcare will NOT be provided). So bring a friend and join us on October 6th for fellowship and fun! To register, visit or fill out the registration form in today’s bulletin.

HOMECOMING IS APPROACHING SOON! Our annual Celebration of the Kirkin’ of the Tartans will take place on September 23rd. Please let the church office know by September 10th who will carry your family’s tartan. We ask that only one person per family carry the tartan. All carriers must be in the 9 th grade or older. THE INVITATION TO MEMBERSHIP: Philadelphia Church welcomes persons who wish to join us in witness and service to Jesus Christ. If you are interested in church membership or desire more information about this congregation, please indicate on the Attendance Register or, as you leave, speak to one of the pastors. AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AED) are located in box 96 in the main hallway beside the church office, in the Kerr Building, and in Bigham Hall.

PLEASE MAKE A NOTE OF STAFF E-MAIL ADDRESSES: Rev Rusty Benton, Pastor [email protected] Katie Sloan, Associate Minister [email protected] Shane Sledd, Minister of Youth & Families [email protected] Judy Clinton, Office Manager [email protected] Cynthia Stokes, Secretary/Receptionist [email protected] Linda Cummins, Web Master/Administrative Assistant [email protected] Jane Mendlik, Director of Music [email protected] Melinda Johnston, Children’s Choir Director [email protected]

Philadelphia Presbyterian Church 11501 Bain School Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227 Phone Number: 704-545-6172