October 7, 2018


Terre Haute

Grace Communion


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October 7, 2018

  – Call To Worship –


Opening Prayer



Prayers of Intercession

Worship Offering

         SERMON: Don Auxier


 (PART 2)

Closing Song


Closing Prayer



Worship God in Spirit and Truth

Grow in His Grace and Knowledge

Share the Love and Hope we have in Christ.


Grace Communion International – We are an international Christian fellowship, on mission with the Father, Son and Spirit, living and sharing the gospel in ways that birth all kinds of churches, for all kinds of people, in all kinds of places. As an international Christian fellowship, we have about 50,000 members formed into 900 churches spread across 100 countries.


Be His Example

by Charles F. Stanley, from Jesus, Our Perfect Hope

Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in Heaven. — Matthew 5:16

Whether you realize it or not, you’re an example. It doesn’t matter if you think you’re too weak or inadequate to be one — there are people who look up to you and are watching to see how you live. And God wants you to be His representative to them.

Jesus came into this world as a Servant, humbly giving His life so that we would be reconciled to the Father. And God’s will is that we imitate what He did for us by serving others. We perform loving acts of service that meet the spiritual and practical needs of those around us so that they’ll grow closer to Him.

There are so many people around you in need today — not just physically or financially, but emotionally and spiritually as well. Everyone you meet needs someone to encourage him or her. Will you make time to reach out and show them the awesome, unconditional, sacrificial love of Christ? Remember, God sees everything you do in His name and will bless you for all you do in obedience to Him (Hebrews 6:10).

Jesus, show me where I can serve others with Your love and compassion. Work through me to draw others to Yourself. Amen.

My hope is in Jesus because He is worthy of my service.


Blessings Of Being A Part of Jesus’ Church

One of the many blessings of our church is that members really strive to help encourage and lift each other during times of trials and troubles.  I see it and hear about it all the time.  Thanks so very much! While we are smaller than many Christian Churches, the Spirit has given us a deep love for each other, so that Galatians 6:2 “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ” becomes a reality in all our lives. For this, I am very thankful, and I know many of you are also very thankful.

We carry each other’s burdens in prayer, and by encouragement through cards, calls, emails and personal visits.  I know Jonnie and I have really felt you all carrying our burdens over the years.

Each one of us in Living Hope Fellowship have been so blessed by other’s prayers…and we have been a blessing to others through our prayers for those within our church and outside our church.  Jesus is using each of us to show His love for others, and helping bring to reality Psalm 51:12 – Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me.”

►►► We want to continue praying for each other and for our families, friends and co-workers.  So please let Anita Franz know of your prayer requests and she will email or mail them to us.

You are dearly loved & deeply appreciated ~ and always will be ~ for all Eternity      ~ Pastor David & Jonnie


“Jesus is also the real text of our address to God.  We have no speech or language with which to address God but the speech and language called Jesus Christ.  In Him our humanity, our human understanding, our human word are taken up, purified and sanctified, and addressed to God the Father for us as our very own – and that is the word of man with which God is well pleased.” (The Mediation Of Christ by Thomas Torrance pp.78-79)


Found In You

My favorite Christian band is Vertical Church Band, from Harvest Bible Chapel.  One of their songs touches me every time I hear it.  It is the key to living our lives in a fallen world, and dealing with life in the flesh.  Take a look at the words, and ponder them regarding your daily lives and all that you face.  Truly being FOUND IN JESUS is the key.  Here are some of the lyrics:

Found In You  ~ Vertical Church Band

All we want and all we need
Is found in You, found in You
Jesus, every victory
Is found in You, found in You!

Open wide, our hearts now to Yours
Every fear bowed down to Your love
That we would see like never before
Give us a greater glimpse of a never-changing God

All we want and all we need
Is found in You, found in You
Jesus, every victory
Is found in You, found in You!


Jesus Is Our True Identity

   Jesus came to restore, redeem and reconcile us, by telling us who he is and who we are in him. We no longer have to search for our true identity. It is restored and given to us as a free gift. We are made in the image of God, we have been reconciled to him in his Son Jesus Christ, and we belong to him once again. We now are called to share in God’s own love and life—to live as his beloved children in the presence and power of his Spirit. “I once was lost but now am found,” and I am looking no further.

Living in my true identity,  Joseph Tkach


Prayer Requests

Stormy Seas

Stormy Waters

Prayers for our Country and Pres. Trump

Prayers for the Body of Christ World Wide

Prayers for our Persecuted Christian Brothers & Sisters.

For Those Who Suffered & are suffering from Hurricane Florence

Mary Coffey, prayers for healing, strength & encouragement.

June Perry –hospitalized with infection and fluid build-up in lungs

Bill Whitt (GCI Indy) Recovery from allergies

Haiti – That peace and calm can return to the beautiful people of Haiti.

GCI Conference Oct 13-17 – held in Charlotte, NC – will include the passing of the baton from Joseph Tkach to Greg Williams.  Additionally most of the GCI international Mission Directors will be there for meetings.  Prayers that all goes well and the international leaders have no delays making the trip.

Anita Franz – Recovery from lumbar and sciatic issues – very painful

Anthony & Jane Gachanja (GCI National Ministry Leader in Kenya) They live in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa…prayers for blessings and protection as they minister to the beautiful people in the GCI churches in Kenya.

Hector & Paulina Barrero (GCI Mission Developer/Coordinator for Columbia & South America) For blessings, protection and inspiration as they minister to others.

Eugene & Lulu Guzon (GCI Mission Developer/Coordinator for Philippines) Prayers for wisdom, inspiration and safety as he travels, serving the Philippines

Kalengule & Nsama Kaoma (Lusaka, Zambia, Africa) Prayers for wisdom & protection as he oversees Africa as GCI Mission Developer/Coordinator.

Joseph & Georgette Franklin, Our Haiti Church & School – Prayers          for joy, safety & blessing & provision. The school year is to begin late Sept.

Joe & Tammy Tkach & Greg & Susan Williams – Protection, safety, wisdom & encouragement

Prayers for Divine Appointments to touch others with Jesus’ life & love

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