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A Prayer for a Time of International CrisisBook of Common Worship, PC(USA)

Eternal God, our only hope, our help in times of trouble— Show nations ways to work out differences. Do not let threats multiply or power be used without compassion. May Your will overrule human willfulness, so that people may agree and settle claims peacefully. Hold back those who are impulsive, lest desire for vengeance overwhelms our common welfare. Bring peace to earth, through Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace and Savior of us all. AMEN!

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SECOND SUNDAY in EPIPHANY
January 17, 2021, 10:00 am US EST

We worship together LIVE using Zoom.  Join us by computer, smartphone, or tablet for video & audio, or using any telephone for just audio. Join early, between 9:00 and 10:00 am, to see important announcements and updates about classes, events, and special occasions in the life of the church. See the Worship Videos area, above, to view past services.

Dear Friends in Christ,

On this Second Sunday After Epiphany, we ponder the “epiphany” of knowing that we are known by God.  Our lectionary scripture is Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18 and the call of the boy Samuel in I Samuel 3:1-10. 

Each worship service is planned with something for all ages. In addition to the Worship Guide, there is one specifically designed for children. In recognizing that the attention span of a child is much shorter than an adult, the Children’s Moment is near the beginning of the worship service and is based upon the scripture.

In preparing for worship,

  • intentionally set up the space where you will worship, maybe with a Christ candle, a Bible, flowers
  • pray for God to prepare your heart for worship and God’s Word
  • read the scriptures before worship and reflect
  1. do you remember when you first knew that God loves you?
  2. how do you know God knows you?
  3. what difference does it make in how you treat another person that God has also made him/her?

I look forward to worshipping together with you!

In the Love of God,

Dr. Laurey Harrell, Pastor
Johns Island Presbyterian Church

Worship Guide – Second Sunday in Epiphany – Jan 17, 2021

Children & Youth Prayer Guide – Jan 17, 2021

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Announcements

Come Join Pastor Laurey for Coffee & Fellowship in the JIPC Pavilion!

Wednesday, January 20, 9:00 am.
Sunday, January 24, 4:00 pm.
Bring a lawn chair, a cup of coffee and a mask!

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION  & CHURCH ACTIVITIES DURING SOCIAL DISTANCING

For some of the events noted below, participants can engage either by video or audio by either their smart phone, computer, OR phone line. Questions regarding connecting through ZOOM for Christian Education events can be sent to Elizabeth Nix (enix@jipc.org; call or text 843-303- 7275). Zoom links can be found in the Wednesday Email blast.

JIPC SMALL GROUPS:

Tuesday Night Small Group meets Tuesdays at 5:30 pm. Masks and social distancing will be required. Contact Elizabeth Nix for more details and locations.

Women’s Bible Study meets on Tuesdays at 10:00am. Contact Alice Hills or Elizabeth Nix with questions.

https://jipc-org.zoom.us/ j/96958653591? pwd=ZmxDV0NKWHNOQm01TkozU 3dnMVZidz09

Meeting ID: 969 5865 3591; Password: 579862

The Men’s Bible Study Group meets Thursday mornings, 9:00 am – 10:00 am.  To join, contact Charlie Larsen at kiawahchas@aol.com.  Zoom link:

https://jipc-org.zoom.us/j/753982333

Meeting ID: 753 982 333; Password: 612375

Kids for Christ (KFC) is our children and youth programs on Sunday evenings. All school-age children and youth are invited to join us.

We will have a virtual meeting on the LAST Sunday evening of the month. Videos with Bible stories and guided activities will be released weekly.

Our next Virtual meeting will be Sunday January 31:

  • Elementary age children (preK-5thgrade) at 4:30pm
  • Middle and High school youth at 5:15pm

Zoom link will be posted on private facebook page. If you do not receive the regular KFC emails, let Elizabeth Nix know!

Theology Tuesday! The next meeting is Tuesday, January 26 at 7 pm. All are welcome!

https://jipc-org.zoom.us/j/97466718056?pwd=czNGUU1DZ1M2clEra2lFUi9nM3JaZz09

Meeting ID: 974 6671 8056    Passcode: 030935

Our topic this week will be about New Year’s Resolutions and your Faith. Do you make new year resolutions? If not, How do you participate in setting goals for a new year? Do your resolutions connect to your life of faith? Why or why not?

At Theology Thursday meetings, ALL are welcome and ALL are invited to share their own experiences and opinions when applica- ble. Disagreement and debate are important parts of discussion and wrestling with faith. However, hateful speech, harsh language, rude comments, and an inability to hear others’ perspectives and opinions will not be tolerated.

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As members of Johns Island Presbyterian Church, we seek to embody Christ and extend his grace to the Sea Islands and beyond through worship, discipleship, and mission.

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Welcome to Our Visitors!

Open hearts and open doors welcome you to Johns Island Presbyterian Church! As brothers and sisters in Christ, we are committed to nourishing one another, growing spiritually, and spreading God’s love through word, deed, and service to our neighboring communities. We invite you to visit when in town and become a part of our family of faith by making Johns Island Presbyterian Church your church home.