Sunday, August 2nd @ 9:30 am, please join us for worship and study what the Scriptures have to say about forgiveness and as we “proclaim the Lord’s death” in partaking communion together.
The Lord's Supper (1 Corinthians 11:17-32)
17 But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse. 18 For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And I believe it in part,[d] 19 for there must be factions among you in order that those who are genuine among you may be recognized. 20 When you come together, it is not the Lord's supper that you eat. 21 For in eating, each one goes ahead with his own meal. One goes hungry, another gets drunk. 22 What! Do you not have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you despise the church of God and humiliate those who have nothing? What shall I say to you? Shall I commend you in this? No, I will not.
23 For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body which is for[e] you. Do this in remembrance of me.”[f] 25 In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.” 26 For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes.
27 Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty concerning the body and blood of the Lord. 28 Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. 29 For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment on himself. 30 That is why many of you are weak and ill, and some have died.[g] 31 But if we judged[h] ourselves truly, we would not be judged. 32 But when we are judged by the Lord, we are disciplined[i] so that we may not be condemned along with the world.
Immediately following the service, feel free to mingle and enjoy a cup of coffee before attending the 11:00 Adult Bible Fellowship or Sunday School class. There is a class for everyone! Click on the tabs to the left under “Church Activities and Groups” to learn more, or call the church office with any questions. We welcome you!
Ladies, Save The Date! Sept. 25-26, 2015
“The Ride of Your Life” is the theme of this year’s NF Ladies Advance. Ladies are invited to attend the annual Ladies Advance Conference at our church. If you sign up by Aug. 31, the cost is only $45. More information coming soon.