November 18, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving

Order of Worship

Call to Worship

Psalm 16:5-8
Rev. Sung Chang

Songs of Praise

Praise Team
(as you are able, please stand for these portions of the service)

Confession of Faith

The Apostles’ Creed

Prayer of Confession and Assurance of Forgiveness

Passing the Peace of Christ
Rev. Sung Chang

Sermon

“Giving Thanks in the Name of Jesus”
Pastor Larry Kim

Prayers of the People and the Lord's Prayer

Offering and Prayer for the Offering

Rev. Sung Chang

Community Time and Announcements

Closing Song and Benediction

Rev. Sung Chang

Please join us for a light lunch in the Fellowship Hall

Announcements

  • Adult Bible Study There will be NO Adult Sunday today. We will continue with our regular schedule next Sunday.
  • Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes Faith blessed 42 kids with shoeboxes this year. Thank you for your support!
  • Thanksgiving Family Worship and Potluck We celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday today with family worship and a potluck fellowship lunch!
  • First FruitsOnce again, we join St. Luke’s in giving fresh produce to our neighbors at Harbor Interfaith just in time for Thanksgiving. Thank you for bring fruit or veggies today!
  • Christmas Wassail Party Mark your calendars for Sunday, December 2nd, for our annual Christmas Wassail party with St. Luke’s! More details coming soon
  • Fellowship Lunch In the spirit of community, fellowship lunch will begin once adult Bible study is complete. Faith Crusaders will also remain in class until that time. This way, we can all enjoy the meal together! If you would like to host lunch this year, please contact Christine Cheng or see the sign-up sheet on the hallway bulletin board.
  • Community Groups at Faith If you would like to sign up, please let Pastor Chang know. If you would like to join a community group, please contact Pastor Chang for Torrance, Elder Fred Lie for Beach Cities, or Elder Duke Ahn for Faith Finders in Orange County for details.

Missions

  • South Bay Together Backpack Drive Annual fundraiser to donate backpacks and school supplies to underprivileged children in the Lawndale School District. This is a joint mission project with several other churches. Faith has committed $1,000 to this mission outreach.
  • Harbor Interfaith Please help us partner with St. Luke’s and support Harbor Interfaith by bringing food items each communion Sunday. We are collecting items TODAY! Help meet hunger needs, clothing, toys, baby items, or hygiene products. See Meeduk Hyun for more details.
  • Presbytery Mission Support Our annual support for our presbytery’s many mission projects is $4,000. These funds go to support ministries such as the presbytery’s Habitat build in Culver City, partnership with PATH (People Assisting the Homeless), and mission trips to Nicaragua and New Orleans.

Community Groups

  • Beach Cities Group Leader: Fred Lie
  • Torrance Groups Leader: Pastor Sung Chang
  • Faith Finders Book discussion that meets in OC (but all are welcome, regardless of zip code!). Contact: Jessica Ahn, 213-272-9400.
  • Women’s Bible Study The Women’s Bible Study meets each Wednesday at 7 p.m. at church. See Malinda or Luann for more details.
  • KakaoTalk Women’s Fellowship is a Korean Language Small Group. See Jina Hoang for more details (310-729-8856).

Thank You

  • Lunch Today is our annual Thanksgiving potluck. All are welcome!
  • Offering Received:
    11/11: $3,365
    Thanks for your generous giving!