Worship Bulletin – April 27, 2014
Christ is risen! The season of Easter marks the time between Jesus’ resurrection and his ascension – during which the disciples came to understand the purpose of Jesus’ ministry and his identity. Join with us to celebrate the wonders of Christ’s resurrection, and what it means for the resurrection life of the Church!
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Lord’s Day, April 27, 2014 – 10:30 AM Worship
Welcome And Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship – Psalm 150 – p. 678
*Praise Music – “You’re Worth My Praise” & “How Great is Our God”
Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Offertory – “Redeemer”
*Song of Thanksgiving – “Give Thanks”#170
Give thanks with a grateful heart; Give thanks to the Holy One,
Give thanks because He’s given Jesus Christ, His Son. (repeat)
And now let the weak say, “I am strong,” Let the poor say, “I am rich,”
because of what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)
Scripture Reading – 1 Peter 1:3-9 – p. 1306
*Praise Song – “Give You Glory”
Sermon – Amanda Furbeck
*Hymn – “Christ the Lord is Risen Today” – #367
*If you are able, please stand
Today’s Guest Speaker: Amanda Furbeck
Amanda loves being a wife and mom to four small children. She owns her own piano studio, Etudes and Encores Music Studio, where she teaches lessons, composes, and also serves as professional pianist. In her free time, Amanda is a free-lance writer and a cosmetologist. Her greatest passions are foster care and adoption, helping people connect with God through music, books about Jesus, boots of all colors and kinds, and Pirates of the Caribbean. She is pursuing a Master of Divinity at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and is looking forward to returning to full time ministry.
April Benevolence: Camp Lebanon
Baptist Camp & Conference Center is a 110 acre hideaway located in Lebanon NJ. We are owned and operated by the American Baptist Churches of New Jersey. From June to September Camp Lebanon offers over night camp for children from 1st through 12th grade. Children enjoy the love, warmth, laughter, tears, friendships, fun, and memories which remain throughout the years.
Pedal for Promise
Spring is here and it’s time to get your bike out on the road and join UrbanPromise for Pedal for Promise bike ride on May 3rd. There’s something for everyone of all ages and abilities on the 15, 30, or 65 mile bike loop that begins and ends at Johnson’s Farm in Medford. Register as a team, individual or as a family. If you aren’t riding then support UrbanPromsie’s student team., or consider helping us nourish our riders by donating cases of water, jars of peanut butter, or boxes of granola bars!
Riverview Photo Book
Riverview Estates is celebrating 50 years of ministry in 2014! To celebrate they are putting together a new photo-book for their community, but they need OUR help to make it a success. On May 10, from 10AM to 5PM, Riverview is looking for volunteers to help check people in for their sittings. The job is easy, and the benefit for Riverview is HUGE. So please, sign up for an hour or two – and bring a friend to be your partner!
In addition, you may reserve a slot for your OWN sitting! You’ll be able to say if you want your picture to appear in the book or not, but either way you will receive a photo (with the option to order a package, of course). If Riverview registers 200 sittings, their photo-book becomes hard-bound.