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Worship Bulletin – February 22, 2015

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Journey with Central Baptist as we walk with Jesus in this season between Epiphany and Lent. Join us as we witness the unfolding revelation of Jesus throughout his life!

Worship Order

Lord’s Day, February 22nd, 2014 –  10:30 AM Worship

First Week of Lent

Prelude

Welcome And Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship – Psalm 25:1-10 – p. 593

*Praise Music – “Open the Eyes of My Heart” & “How Great is Our God”

Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading – Genesis 9:8-17 – p. 9

Offering

Offertory “Forever Reign”

*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)

NT Reading 1 Peter 3:18-22 – p. 1309

*Praise Song – “Father Spirit Jesus”

Gospel Reading – Mark 1:9-15 – p. 1073

Sermon – “Into the Wilderness” – Pastor Wesley Allen

*Praise Song – “Baptized by Water”

*Benediction

*Postlude

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

February Benevolence: Camp Lebanon
Camp Lebanon has been a favorite site for campers since 1949. From June to September Camp Lebanon offers over night camp for children from 1st through 12th grade.  Counselors from across the nation and from many foreign countries come to Camp Lebanon for many reasons, but primarily they find it to be a place to become closer to God and to share His love with the campers. Children enjoy the love, warmth, laughter, tears, friendships, fun, and memories which remain throughout the years.

So Whatever Happened to Those Fuel Offering Envelopes?
You may have noticed that the offering envelopes for 2015 do not include fuel (or building) envelopes.  This was done as part of the plan to lower the cost of ordering the envelopes (about a 50% savings).  But while the envelopes are no longer there, the fuel costs remain a major expense for the Church.  January and February have brought an extra $1700 in fuel costs (budget plan adjustment from 2014 usage) and a $1,000 heater bill.  While many of you may already be adding your fuel contributions to your regular envelope giving, a special one-time offering boost this month would help defray these higher than expected costs so early in 2015.  If you are able, please make a special designated offering for fuel costs on one of the remaining Sundays in February.

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