Worship Bulletin – December 29, 2013
Christmas isn’t over yet! Come and worship with Central Baptist Church as we gather on this Sunday in the midst of the twelve-day Christmas Season! Come and celebrate the Incarnate Lord, Jesus Christ! Bringing five golden rings is optional.
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Lord’s Day, December 29, 2013 – 10:30 AM Worship
Welcome and Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship
Lift up your hearts in prayer: lift up your voices in praise.
Let your eyes rise in expectation and your hands in exultation,
for the Lord has drawn near and dwells among us.
We lift them up. Amen.
*Hymn of Praise – “O Come, All Ye Faithful” – #249
Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Offertory – “Here I Am to Worship” – by Tim Hughes, played by Briana
*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
Gospel Reading – Matthew 2:1-12 – #1036
*Hymn of Preparation – “What Child is This?” – #281
Sermon Peg Horton
*Hymn of Invitation – “Away in a Manger” – #261
*If you are able, please stand
December Benevolence: Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering (RMMO) – Giving to RMMO is one way to say “Thank you for …” all the ways ministers and missionaries have helped guide you along your spiritual journey. Sharing a personal story of thanks is another way to remember and recognize the important role these leaders and devoted servants of God have played in your life. Share a story of how the men and woman who serve so faithfully as ministers and missionaries have changed your life. http://www.abc-usa.org/rmmo/
Offering Envelopes – Offering Envelopes for 2014 are located in the Memorial Hall. Please pick them up at your convenience. If you are interested in receiving envelopes please speak to Sandi or Beth.