Central United Methodist Church
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Endicott, New York
Central United Methodist Church, Endicott, NY
A Reconciling Congregation

May You Unexpectedly Find Jesus
Rev. Dr. Michelle Bogue-Trost
Feb. 4, 2018

Central United Methodist Church - Online Video
Message from the United Methodist Church UMC Communications 0:01
"Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above Sean Stafford 0:30
Greeting Pastor Michelle 1:22
Announcements Jim Scott 1:53
We Are Called to Worship Jim Scott 6:09
"Praise to the Lord, Almighty" Song # 139 7:30
A Time for the Child in All of Us Pastor Michelle 9:58
"Give Me Jesus" Chancel Choir 15:10
Psalm 147:1-11, 20c Jim Scott 18:53
Offertory Festivo Ringers 21:35
"There is a Balm in Gilead" Song # 375 26:08
Pastoral Prayer & Lord's Prayer Pastor Michelle 30:34
Mark 1:29-39 Pam Russell 37:34
The Sermon Pastor Michelle 39:37
Celebrating Holy Communtion Pastor Michelle 51:39
"Precious Lord, Take My Hand' Song # 474 58:08
Blessing Pastor Michelle 59:15

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Psalm 147:1-11    The Message (MSG)


147 Hallelujah!
It’s a good thing to sing praise to our God;
    praise is beautiful, praise is fitting.


2-6 God’s the one who rebuilds Jerusalem,
    who regathers Israel’s scattered exiles.
He heals the heartbroken
    and bandages their wounds.
He counts the stars
    and assigns each a name.
Our Lord is great, with limitless strength;
    we’ll never comprehend what he knows and does.
God puts the fallen on their feet again
    and pushes the wicked into the ditch.

7-11 Sing to God a thanksgiving hymn,
    play music on your instruments to God,
Who fills the sky with clouds,
    preparing rain for the earth,
Then turning the mountains green with grass,
    feeding both cattle and crows.
He’s not impressed with horsepower;
    the size of our muscles means little to him.
Those who fear God get God’s attention;
    they can depend on his strength.


19-20 He speaks the same way to Jacob,
    speaks words that work to Israel.
He never did this to the other nations;
    they never heard such commands.


Mark 1:29-39   The Message (MSG)

29-31 Directly on leaving the meeting place, they came to Simon and Andrew’s house, accompanied by James and John. Simon’s mother-in-law was sick in bed, burning up with fever. They told Jesus. He went to her, took her hand, and raised her up. No sooner had the fever left than she was up fixing dinner for them.

32-34 That evening, after the sun was down, they brought sick and evil-afflicted people to him, the whole city lined up at his door! He cured their sick bodies and tormented spirits. Because the demons knew his true identity, he didn’t let them say a word.

The Leper

35-37 While it was still night, way before dawn, he got up and went out to a secluded spot and prayed. Simon and those with him went looking for him. They found him and said, “Everybody’s looking for you.”

38-39 Jesus said, “Let’s go to the rest of the villages so I can preach there also. This is why I’ve come.” He went to their meeting places all through Galilee, preaching and throwing out the demons.

The Message (MSG)

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