Worship Bulletin – September 1, 2013
Summer has come, and Central Baptist is moving through a season known as “Ordinary Time.” Despite the unassuming name, it’s far from dull. During this season the Church muses over some of the great themes of faith, and how they can impact the way we live our lives. Come and join us on this journey of discovery.
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Lord’s Day, September 1, 2013 – 10:30 AM Worship
Welcome and Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship
Our help is in the name of the LORD
who made heaven and earth.
We have gathered to praise our gracious God.
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow!
*Hymn of Praise – “The God of Abraham Praise” – #23
Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
*Song of Thanksgiving – “Doxology” – #815
Praise God from whom all blessings flow.
Praise Him, all creatures here below.
Praise Him above, ye heav’nly host.
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen
NT Reading – Ephesians 3:2-12 – p.1254
*Hymn of Preparation – “Joy to the World” – # 270
Sermon – “Freedom and Confidence” – Pastor Wesley Allen
*Hymn of Invitation – “I Stand in Awe” – #80
*If you are able, please stand
September Benevolence: Eastern University – Eastern University is a Christian university dedicated to the preparation of undergraduate, theological and graduate students for thoughtful and productive lives of Christian faith, leadership and service. The mission is confirmed and celebrated when graduates believe their way into knowledgeable action that influences their world in substantive ways. http://www.eastern.edu
Attention Choir Members – Choir rehearsals will begin on Tuesdays starting the 10th of September at 7:30pm in the Sunday School Auditorium. We will be singing on that following Sunday, the 15th. We welcome anyone interested in singing with us to join us at this time.
Women’s Friendship Group (Wednesday) – Wednesday night Friendship Group will have their first meeting on Wednesday, September 18th at 7:15pm at the church. All women are welcome to join us. Marilyn Thrush will be leading the devotion for the night. Bring a little something edible to share with the group.
Church Clean-Up Day – This year’s clean-up day will be held on Saturday, September 21, starting at 9:00am. Please join us in preparing the church for a new season!
Italian Night: Dinner Fundraiser for Riverview – Riverview Estates is happy to invite you to Italian Night, on September 28, from 5:00-7:30pm. Dinner will feature food donated by Georgetti’s Pasta & Sauce, and includes salad, roll, beverage and dessert! The dinner is $15 per person, and will be held in the Auxiliary Room. All proceeds will benefit the Benevolent Care Fund. Space is limited. Please call (856) 829-2274 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Dear Church Family at CBC,
We have successfully moved and are still unpacking and shifting furniture. We want you all to know how much we have appreciated your fellowship for the past 15 years and the spiritual refreshment we experienced whenever we worship with you. Sorry if we didn’t get a chance to say “goodbye” to all of you. We do think of you often.
Although we are about 30 minutes away, we have not come back on Sundays because my Mother has given up her car so we are driving her to her church. She will be moving in with us at the end of September.
One of these days we hope to have an open house so everyone can visit!
Please remember us in your prayers and we will do likewise.
Bill & Pat B.