Philadelphia Presbyterian Church 9TH SUNDAY

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Opportunities This Week: July 22-29 2018 Sunday 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m.

The Journey—Kerr Building Sunday School Sanctuary-Traditional Worship Service—Sanctuary CNC Meeting—Session Room

Monday 6:30 p.m. The Journey Meeting—Kerr Building 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. Prayer Shawl 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

No Meetings

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.

Beth Barnes & Earney Smith Bill Johnston Rudy Turnage Katie Kafitz Jane Long & Jill Linscheid

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

[Beth Welch] sister-in-law of Pamela Rosmon [LTC Stephen Johnson] uncle of David Johnson [Sherrie Whalen] sister of Judy Clinton [Marjorie Nickel] friend of Bill Crowder [Claude Allen] father of Alice Pamplin Tina Ross Family [Andrew Metz] Macie Allen Mary Hyatt [Joe Flowe] [Jinks & Betty Dover] parents 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] [Teresa Sims] cousin of Lynn Belk [Mike McKinney] friend of Lynn Belk David Johnson Family HOSPITAL

Sunday, July 29 9:00 a.m. The Journey—Kerr Building 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Sanctuary-Traditional Worship Service—Sanctuary

Attendance 7/15/18 9:00 a.m. Worship—120 10:00 a.m. Church School—145 11:00 a.m. Worship—114

Philadelphia Presbyterian Church 9TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST July 22, 2018 11:00 a.m.

Discharged Tommy Flowe Ken Epley Regency Carrington Place Willow Grove Brookdale-Providence Carillon Brookdale Charlotte E. Unlimited Possibilities Woodridge Royal Park Brookdale Monroe Square Morningside Clear Creek Aldersgate White Oak The Heritage At Lowman

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

Christian Sympathy is expressed to Kelly Misasi and her husband Sal, upon the death of her father-in-law Sal Misasi, Sr. on July 18, 2018 in New York State.

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


“I Love To Tell The Story”

Welcome and Announcements

Smith Min. Katie Sloan

Call to Worship (From Isaiah 6) LEADER: And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” PEOPLE: Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” +Hymn # 664

“Morning Has Broken”


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

“Amazing Grace” Eva White, soloist

Children’s Sermon

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


“Mansion Over the Hilltop” Bill & Carla Lohrer, duet

Scripture Readings This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. Sermon +Hymn # 288

Stanphill Acts 1:6-8

“The Way You Do The Things You Do” Min. Rusty Benton “Spirit of the Living God”


+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



Doxology #606 Dedication Prayer +Hymn # 407

“Spirit Divine, Attend Our Prayer” NUN DANKET ALL’ UND BRINGET EHR’

+Benediction Moment of Silence 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. THE FLOWERS in the sanctuary this morning are given in memory of Dorothy Pence and Christopher Jamison by Carolyn Pence and Earnest and Linda Jamison. A BOOK DRIVE for Habitat for Humanity will be held throughout the month of July. To drop off books, look for the blue Habitat bins in the hallway near the church office and in the Kingdom Kids area. Sales of all fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books will benefit the Habitat ReStore, 1133 North Wendover Road, Charlotte. Books will be sold at Julia’s Café and Books adjacent to the ReStore.

SUMMER SERVE DATES -WED//JULY 25: Samaritan's Feet (8:30am) -SAT//AUG 4: Bright Blessings -SAT//AUG 18: SRV CLT

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. CHILDREN’S WORSHIP BAGS are available from the rack in the in the narthex. Please return the bags to the rack after the service.

KINGDOM KIDS PRESENTS “Camp Kindness” every Sunday morning 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Children preschool through 5th grade learn about kindness through art, games, science, and food. Kindness is contagious! It’s cool to be kind!! COMING SOON: VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL will be Sunday, August 5th through Thursday, August 9th. Join us as we learn about Superheros of the Bible. Register online at the church website,, or pick up a registration form from the table outside the church office. If you would like to help make VBS a success by volunteering your time and talents that week as a teacher, helper, decoration, kitchen worker, or other, please contact Susan Griffin at [email protected] or Jill Linscheid at [email protected] Our BACKPACKS OF LOVE PROGRAM is growing! And your continued generosity is making an impact. We received this message from one of the families:

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]

Hello, thanks so much for the wonderful bags of food for Miya and her family. Sincerely and with the love of JESUS

Cynthia Stokes, Secretary/Receptionist [email protected]

Thank you so much for your continued donations! Your kindness is making a difference in the lives of these families in our community.

Linda Cummins, Web Master/Administrative Assistant [email protected]

PHILADELPHIA PRE-K AND TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. We offer two- and three-day classes for 3-year-olds, 3- and 5-day classes for 4-year-olds, and 5-day kindergarten. Our hours are 9-1 for all classes. You may print an application from the church website:, or you may make an appointment to visit our school. Please call 704-545-3439, extension 122, or email us at [email protected]. A NEW WOMEN’S SMALL GROUP will be starting on July 18. We will be exploring Keep it Shut: What to Say, How to Say It and when to Say Nothing at All, written by Karen Ehman. The meetings will be held off campus at either the home of Alana White or Melissa Tamez, Wednesday nights at 7. Please come join us for fun and fellowship! For more information and to RSVP, call or text either Alana White at (704) 241-8380 or Melissa Tamez at (704) 258-5966. AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) is located in box 96 in the main hallway beside the church office.

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