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Thank you all for being here at Our Hope today, as many of our members & friends are spreading the Light & Love of God in Atlanta this weekend during Pride!!! See you next Sunday!


5 Week Home Study Topic: 2 Men, 2 Movements & OUR Call to Seek Justice: Bayard Rustin, Troy Perry, & the Civil & Gay Rights Movement. Hosted by Regina Coleman beginning Tuesday, Oct. 18 Nov. 15 @ 7PM. Location: 200 Putter Place, Athens, GA 30607. The study is open to everyone! NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY: This Tuesday, October 11! Bayard Rustin, a great Civil Rights behind the scenes leader (who was an out homosexual in the 60s) stated that one of our best nonviolent weapons for equality is to come out as GLBT, as an ally, as a person of faith! Come out as yourself Tuesday!


Tell your story!!! Our very own Rev Frank Scott is writing a book about the LGBT community and Christianity. If you are a Christian LGBT person & would like to share your spiritual journey, please see Frank after the service. You may also contact Frank at 706742-2934 or scotty0840@aol.com. Behind the scenes Ever wonder what goes into making a worship service come together? If so, feel free to ask Jen Albano & she will be happy to help you find a way to be a part of this fabulous team! Theres something for everyone ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL APPLICATIONS ARE OUT! OHMCC is looking for qualified members who are committed to the churchs future. A great council member will: Be a financial giver of record/tither; been a part of the church 6+ months; willing to serve with others & committed to weekly worship. For more info, contact Pastor Renee. Applications are on the info table. Deadline to apply: November 13. Next OHMCC Choir Rehearsal: Wednesday, October 19 @ 7 PM
And God will supply all our needs according to Gods glorious riches in Christ Jesus Philippians 4: 19. How does God want to use YOU to support the ongoing needs here at Our Hope MCC? Oct 2 Attendance: 47 Tithes/Offering: $ 1000.00 Coupon Book Sales: $702.00 Sep 25 Attendance: 67 Tithes/Offering: $1,361.00 Sept. 18 Attendance: 36 Tithes/Offering: $ 475.00 Submit bulletin announcements to cardiaction@yahoo.com no later than Tuesdays by 5 PM. Thank you!

Where Gods love is for everyone!

October 9, 2011
ATLANTA PRIDE WEEKEND Rev. Dr. Renee DuBose Pastor
11:00 A.M. Worship Service
Currently Meeting at: Presbyterian Student Center 1250 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, Georgia Contact Information: P.O. Box 48713, Athens, GA 30604 Phone: (706) 202-3723 Internet Information: Email: ourhope@aol.com Web Site: www.ourhopemcc.org

Welcome to Our Hope Metropolitan Community Church! Were delighted that you have chosen to worship with us today. Your unique presence honors us and contributes to the diversity of worship. We pray that you will be open to the Spirit, that in this community you will find a place where God is known, and that you will become a regular part of worship and ministry here at Our Hope. **Please help us create a quiet, peaceful space in the chapel before service for those in prayer, meditation, and preparation for worship. Thank you.

The Sacrament of Holy Communion Time of Silent Confession The Absolution (Gods Forgiveness to Us) The Sursum Corda: Celebrant: God is with you. Many: And also with you. Celebrant: Open your hearts. Many: We open our hearts to God. Celebrant: Let us give God thanks and praise. Many: It is right to give God thanks and praise. Celebrant: It is a right, a good and a joyful thing, always and everywhere to give thanks to you, Almighty God, Creator of heaven and earth. Therefore we praise you, joining our voices with all the company of heaven who forever sing to proclaim the glory of Your Name.

Opening Prayer

*Gathering Music What a Mighty God We Serve Shine, Jesus, Shine It Is Well With My Soul
Welcome & Friendship Tablets Community Prayer THE WORD IN SCRIPTURE AND SONG *Gospel Reading: John 21: 1-13

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*Musical Prayer: Oh How He Loves You & Me

Oh how He loves you and me Oh how He loves you and me He gave His life, what more could He give? Oh how He loves you, Oh how He loves me Oh how He loves you and me The Institution of the Sacrament The Prayer of Consecration The Mystery of Our Faith (Spoken) ALL: Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again! The Invitation to the Table
(All are invited to the table.... Grape juice is used at all stations. You will be given the sacrament; then the server will offer a brief prayer of blessing. Please help us minimize noise & conversation during this quiet, contemplative time. Thank you.)

*Musical Response:

Your Word

Your word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. Your word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.

The Message

Rev. Frank Scott

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO WITH ALL THESE STINKING FISH? *Message Hymn All The Way My Savior Leads Me Page 559

THE RESPONSE IN SACRAMENT AND ACTION Giving Back to God *Musical Response: Tithes & Offerings

The Distribution of the Elements Prayer of Thanksgiving Closing Hymn: Announcements Benediction: SENDING FORTH In This Very Room Siyahamba Page 296 Page 442

I Surrender All

All to Jesus I surrender, All to Him I freely give I will ever love and trust Him, in his presence daily live I surrender all, I surrender all All to you, my blessed Savior, I surrender all