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Sunday 18 June 2000
Motueka Church of Christ
374 High Street, Motueka.

Welcome to our family and guests.  We extend a friendly Christian welcome and trust that you are encouraged and uplifted as you worship with us today.

I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the Lord.
I will fulfil my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people. Psalm 116:17



The Names of God
I AM GOD, and there is none else. --Isaiah 45:22

Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Exodus 34:6
For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods. Psalm 95:3
The Lord your God is a God of gods, a Lord of lords, a mighty and terrible. Deuteronomy 10:17

The Name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous run into it and are safe. Proverbs 18:10

GOD and HIS NAMES:
El, Elah
- God - Gen. 1:1
Elohim (Trinity & Unity) - God
YHWH (Jehovah) - Lord - Gen. 2:4, Ex. 34:6
Adon, or Adonai - Lord / Master - Gen. 15:2
El Shaddai - Almighty God, All Sufficient - Gen. 17:1
El Elyon - Most High God - Gen. 14:18
El Olam - Eternal / Secret God - Gen. 21:33
El Gibbor - Mighty God - Isa. 9:6-7
Jehovah - The Eternal Name (Self Existent One) - Ex. 3:14, Jn. 18:5-6,11-21
Jehovah Adonai - Lord God - Gen. 15:2
Jehovah Elohim - Lord God (Trinity) - Gen. 2:4, Matt. 3:16-17
Jehovah Jireh - The Lord will Provide - Gen. 22:14, Phil. 4:19
Jehovah Rapha - The Lord Who Heals - Ex. 15:26, Matt. 9:12
Jehovah Nissi - The Lord Our Victor - Ex. 17:15, 1 Cor. 15:57
Jehovah Mekadishkem - The Lord Our Sanctifier - Ex. 31:13, 1 Cor. 1:30
Jehovah Shalom - The Lord Our Peace - Judg. 6:24, Jn. 14:27
Jehovah Raah - The Lord Our Shepherd - Ps. 23:1, Jn. 10:11
Jehovah Tsidkenu - The Lord Our Righteousness - Jer. 13:6, 1 Cor. 1:30
Jehovah Shammah - The Lord is Present - Ezek. 48:35, Matt. 18:20
Jehovah Sabaoth - The Lord of Hosts - 1 Sam. 1:3, Matt. 26:53
Adonai Jehovah - Lord God - Gen. 15:2, Jn. 13:13
Adonai - Master - Gen. 15:2, Jn. 13:3

Here are some quotes:
God's might to direct me,
God's power to protect me,
God's wisdom for learning,
God's eye for discerning,
God's ear for my hearing,
God's word for my clearing.
- Attributed to St. Patrick

All things proclaim the existence of God.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The Father is in me, and I in Him.
-- John 10:38

Could we with ink the ocean fill,
And were the heavens of parchment made,
Were every stalk on earth a quill,
And every man a scribe by trade,
To write the love of God above
Would drain the ocean dry,
Nor could the scroll contain the whole
Though stretch'd across the sky.
- Chaldee Ode


The week ahead:
Today:
9:30am - Prayer for the service.
10:00am - "Worship Service" Speaker: C. Greaney
6:45pm - Prayer for the service.
7:00pm - "Tonight at 7" Speaker: N. Greaney
Monday:
10:30am - Intercessory Prayer meeting at the church.
( Prayer for schools and the nation and the church fellowship and planning. All welcome. Mon. & Fri. )
Tuesday:
5:00pm - Elders meeting at the church.
7:00pm - Meeting for the Youth Group at the Greaney's Home.
Wednesday:
7:30pm - King's home group meets at 9 Motueka Quay. ph. xxx xxxx
7:30pm - Whyte's home group meets at Rua's in Goddard Rd., ph. xxx xxxx
Thursday:
10:00am - Ladies home group meets at Gweneth D.'s, ph. xxx xxxx
6pm-7pm - Every 2nd and 4th Thursday, Prayer at the church.
( This coming month = 8th & 22nd June )
7:00pm - Music practice at church for those who want to be involved in the music on Sunday.
Friday:
9:45am - Noah's Ark Play Group.
11:45am - Intercessory Prayer meeting.

Coming Events
* TONIGHT'S SPEAKER is Neville Greaney.
* "The MID-WINTER CHRISTMAS DINNER" Saturday 24th June.
* Prayer for ISRAEL - Riccarton Baptist Church Sat. 24 June 2000, 9:30am-4pm
* FRIDAY 30th June, 8:00pm - Excel - The UNEXPECTED: Theatre Royal, Rutherford St. (Only 1 performance) Notice on the board.
* Coming.  Thanksgiving Service Sunday 3rd Sept. for Open Home Foundation at the Nelson Cathedral.

Please Pray:
* against the strife in Fiji and the Solomon Islands, for God's will to be done and for peace to prevail.
* for Myrtle who is in the Motueka Community Hospital and G. Leppien who is at home for the weekend.
* for A. Jackett whose house had an argument with a car!

From the Board Meeting.....
1. Thank you to all of those who helped on Saturday to make the "March for Jesus" a refreshing success.
2. The Sunday to be set aside as "Bible Sunday" will be the 16th July.
National Bible Sunday is held to celebrate the Bible and to thank God for giving us His written word, which reveals the living Jesus.
3. The Evening services will start at the earlier time of 5pm "Tonight at 5" from 2nd July.
4. The tentative date chosen for the A.G.M. is the 20th August.
5. The Bible College of NZ invites you to attend a weekend seminar as a guest to discover "What's at the heart of life at Bible College?" August 18th-20th.  See flyer at the back.

The MID-WINTER CHRISTMAS DINNER
Saturday 24th June.  Accepting the first 80 to register!!!  This is an opportunity to invite friends.  Venue: Motueka Church of Christ.
COST!
A small gift wrapped parcel of approx. $3.00 in value for an exchange gift.  Something to eat! e.g. Mars bars, Pixie caramels, tins of fruit, home baking, biscuits, sweets.  Something exciting!  For catering purposes, please let Pauline W. know by Wednesday 21st if you are planning on being there. ph. xxx xxxx

SWEET HOUR OF PRAYER!
The hour that changes the world.
WANTED: People who will commit themselves to put aside ONE HOUR OF PRAYER a month to pray for our town, district and nation.  If you are prepared to go on a prayer list that will give continuous prayer for these areas, please contact Johanna, Golda or Colleen.  This is a nationwide venture that will include all churches who wish to be involved.
The days will probably be the 25th and 26th of each month and time slots could be sections of 15 min, 30 min or 60 min.
If needed, information and ideas will be supplied.
Let's join the churches in Motueka for prayer!

BETHANY PARK ADVENTURE CAMP
for Std 4, Forms 1 & 2. (Years 6, 7 & 8)
3rd to 7th JULY. School Holidays!
Cost: $59.95.  Bus from Nelson: $8.00 return.
Registration forms from Annesbrook Church of Christ or Bruce Rollo's, 12 Bridge St., Nelson or phone Barbara at xx xxx xxxx.
Sponsored by Bethany Park Christian Camp.

WANTED: Furniture to furnish flat at Bethany Park.  ph. Bruce R. at work on xx xxx xxxx or Tom F. on xx xxx xxxx.

Recycle Bibles
Let those pre-loved Bibles be used again!!!!
Hand them in and we will send them to the Bible League of New Zealand to be sent on to South Africa or wherever there is a shortage of Bibles.
($2.00 donation for freight would be greatly appreciated)  "We have 5 so far, keep them coming!"

Evelyn B. will be 100 years old
on the 26th June.  We will be giving her a card and flowers from the church family.  See Gweneth and take the opportunity to sign and include a personal birthday greeting on her card.  Everyone is welcome to sign the card and send greetings to our "Oldest Saint" who attended the church here until she left for Nelson.  Evelyn has been a faithful witness and role model for us all.  Her love for the Lord is her shining Beacon.  She is at present in the Green Gables Home at Nelson.
Birthdays & Anniversaries
V. Blacklock 18 June
M. Whyte 21 June
D. Harris 24 June
-- Happy birthday to you!
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The Service Plan for 25th June 2000:
Preaching: 10am C. Greaney, 7pm No service
Helpers: S. Lawn, J. Lawn, J. Osborne, W. Overbeek, A. Rua, E. Repp
Greeters: D. Trewavas, A. & G. Rua
Host Family: Greaney family
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Church Elders: Max Jeffries, ph. xxx xxxx
Fred King, ph. xxx xxxx (Co-ordinator)
Robbie Tucker, ph. xx xxx xxxx
Martin Whyte, ph. xxx xxxx
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MOTUEKA CHURCH OF CHRIST
374 High Street, Motueka. 528 9795