Worship Bulletin – September 15, 2013
Fall is here, and Central Baptist continues to move 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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Welcome and Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship – from Psalm 92:1-2, NIV
It is good to praise the LORD and make music to your name, O Most High,
to proclaim your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night.
We have gathered to praise our gracious God.
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow!
*Hymn of Praise – “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” – #210
Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Offertory – “A Mighty Fortress”
*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 – 1 Corinthians 8:4-11 – p. 1228
*Hymn of Preparation – “The Church’s One Foundation” – #401
Sermon – “Community Obligation” – Pastor Wesley Allen
*Hymn of Invitation – “The Servant Song” – #424
*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
Women’s Friendship Group (Wednesday) – Wednesday night Friendship Group will have their first meeting this 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 this 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.
Volunteer Chaplain Aides are needed at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly. There are openings for trained lay visitors every day of the week. Following a training and orientation process, an Aide may donate two to four hours each week to visit patients, offering them friendship and spiritual comfort. Training sessions will be held on October 28 and 30, 2013. Please see the bulletin board for more information.