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Weekly Bulletin

October 1, 2023

18th Sunday after Pentecost

10:00 a.m.






Leader: Taste and see that the Lord is good! 

People: God is our refuge and strength.


*Passing the Peace of Christ as We

     Greet One Another


*Song of Praise

        All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name                                                                                                                                                                         



*Prayer of Invocation


Giving Our Gifts to God 

Amazing Grace (verses 1,2,3,6)      



Witnessing to Our Children

Pastor Brian


Special Music

            I Have Decided to Follow Jesus                                                                                                                                                                    




Exodus 12:1-3, 7-8, 11-14



                  The Saving Power of 

             The Sacrificed Lamb’s Blood                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

    Pastor Brian


The Sacrament of Holy



*Song of Invitation

          Nothing but the Blood    



Sharing Our Joys and Concerns

     The Lord’s Prayer


Center News and Announcements


*Song of Praise

      He's Got the Whole World in His Hands                                               


*Dismissal with Blessing



*Please stand as you are able


Welcome! God says: “Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth” (Psalm 78:1). Let us listen for God’s voice as we worship. 


October bulletins are given to the glory of God by Brian and Candy Spoor in honor of our anniversary.


Altar flowers are given to the glory of God in honor of Zackery Cline and Amber Brindle’s birthday.


Prayer Concerns: Nancy Tarlton, Jon Loeb, Carol Alexander, Lorna Colson, David Devine, Sherry Walter.


Worship Leaders


Pastor Brian Crady   Music Director   Todd Whittington

Reader Richard Shipman   Lock-up Trustee Bob Dombroski

Nursery Brian Spoor and Lisa Lefler

Greeters James and Joyce Isenhour

Sound system Jessica and Tim Flieger


Attendance and Stewardship Last Week 


       Sunday School: 16           Worship: 55

Need for September: $15,662             Received through September 24: $12,921

Fall Bible Study, Thursday, October 5, 6-7 PM. "The Wise and Foolish Virgins" Matthew 25:1-13.


Nominations committee will meet briefly after church on October 8.


Administrative Council meeting, Tuesday, October 17, 6:00 PM.

Communion volunteers needed. If you are interested in volunteering to serve communion, please sign the sheet on the table in the narthex.


Center UMC
1119 Union St S
Concord, NC 28025

Phone: (704) 782-1785


Brian Crady


Jennifer Leopard

Music Director

Todd Whittington

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