Updated: 11/20/20

Bulletin for Worship Service for 11/22/20

Announcements:

Advent Candle lighting on Face Book: Nov. 29th, Dec 6th, Dec 13th and Dec 20th. WE Would like some Families to step up and help us light the Advent Wreath on our Face Book Worship Service on these Dates. Call the Church and let us know if you would like to help. First Call First Choice of date. 641-782-5511. Also, keep in Mind Dec 24th and Dec 27th FB Sermons.

If anyone would like something put on the Church’s Web Page, please contact me directly. This includes; Announcements that are Church related, Prayers/Concerns, Etc.. I’m asking this so I have 100% approval to use someone’s Name, Phone Number, etc. (if so desired.) Plus, you and I will know the Information being put out on the Church’s Web Page is accurate and true, not 2nd or 3rd hand information. You can contact me at 719-429-1708. Thank you! Also, you may Email me at avshockey@hotmail.com

Please Check out our Facebook Page First Christian Church Creston to see Weekly Church Service’s and other Church related Announcements on each Sunday until further notice. If we can not Worship together at Church, then we’ll bring the Worship to you at Home. If you have Facebook, just go to your “Search” box and type: First Christian Church Creston. Then you’ll be on our Facebook Page. You can scroll down and catch previous Services. The Church Service on FB starts at 10:00 am on every Sunday for the foreseeable future. ~Tony Benson

Due to COVID-19 First Christian Community Community Church has Closed for the Following Events until further notice:

Wednesday Praise and Worship

Sunday 10:00 am Services:

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to the resurgence of COVID-19, for the next few Sunday’s, (Possibly more) the Original Worship Team consisting of: Pastor Tony, Lisa, Judith, Jon Foley and myself are to attend in-person at the Church to do the Face Book Sermon’s. We are very sorry for the inconvenience, but erring on the side of caution, it was decided that this be implemented until further notice.

If you are visiting with us today, we welcome you into this Body of Christ and hope you’ll feel Welcome and and wish to return to worship with us! We invite you to join us in our Communion Celebration this Morning.

Sermon:

Scripture Readings for this Sunday:

Ephesians 1: 15-23 & Matthew 25: 14-30

Ephesians 1: 15-23

Paul’s Prayer

15 I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love[a] toward all the saints, and for this reason 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers. 17 I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation as you come to know him, 18 so that, with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance among the saints, 19 and what is the immeasurable greatness of his power for us who believe, according to the working of his great power. 20 God[b] put this power to work in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and above every name that is named, not only in this age but also in the age to come. 22 And he has put all things under his feet and has made him the head over all things for the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.

Matthew 25: 31-46

The Judgment of the Nations

31 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32 All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats, 33 and he will put the sheep at his right hand and the goats at the left. 34 Then the king will say to those at his right hand, ‘Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; 35 for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, 36 I was naked and you gave me clothing, I was sick and you took care of me, I was in prison and you visited me.’ 37 Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry and gave you food, or thirsty and gave you something to drink? 38 And when was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you, or naked and gave you clothing? 39 And when was it that we saw you sick or in prison and visited you?’ 40 And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family,[a] you did it to me.’ 41 Then he will say to those at his left hand, ‘You that are accursed, depart from me into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels; 42 for I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me nothing to drink, 43 I was a stranger and you did not welcome me, naked and you did not give me clothing, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.’ 44 Then they also will answer, ‘Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not take care of you?’ 45 Then he will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to me.’ 46 And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

Tony Benson (Web-Person not Web-Master) for there is only one Master, and it is not me.