Worship Bulletin – August 23, 2015
Lord’s Day, August 23rd, 2015 – 10:30 AM Worship
Welcome And Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship
We praise you for creating this world in all beauty, for redeeming the world through Christ, our Lord, and for sending us the gift of your Spirit to encourage, instruct, and sustain us.
We long for your Spirit to work among us now, to inspire our praise, to challenge us with your truth, and to equip us for service in your world. Amen.
*Praise Music – “My Life is in You Lord” & “Awesome in This Place”
Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
OT Reading – Isaiah 9:1–2 – p. 742
Special Music On Heaven’s Bright
*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)
Gospel Reading – Luke 1:67–79 – p. 1099
*Praise Song – “The Coloring Song”
Sermon – “God of Hope” – Pastor Wesley Allen
*Praise Song – “To God Be The Glory”
*If you are able, please stand
August Benevolence: Riverview Estates
This month (and all year long) we encourage you to donate much needed hygiene items to Riverview. All donations can be placed in the bin marked “Riverview” in the Memorial Hall.
White/colored hand towels ~ Washcloths ~ Denture cleaner ~ Denture adhesive
Toothpaste ~ Dove soap ~Hand lotion ~ Deodorant (roll on or spray) ~ Blankets
Twin sheet sets ~ Cotton thermals ~ Boxes of tissues
Garden Fresh! – See something in the garden that would be perfect on your dinner table? Pick it! Take some fresh veggies home today, tomorrow, or whenever they’re ripe! (and if you make something super delicious, feel free to post it to theCBC Facebook page for everyone to share!!)
Sunday Morning Book Study – Beginning on Sunday, September 20, 9:30am we will be reading A Love Worth Giving, by Max Lucado. All are welcome. See Amanda for more information.
Church Picnic – Saturday August 29, 4pm. Bring the whole family for swimming, games, and food. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
Christmas in August? – Sunday, August 23 at 7 pm Central Baptist Church will be holding a “Christmas in August?” party. Come join in the fun. We will be packing shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child and having some pre-holiday merriment. If you can, pick up items for shoe boxes. School supplies, small toys, hygiene items, small books, socks, hair ties, headbands, flashlights, socks, tee shirts, and hard candy will be appreciated by children in parts of the world that do not have the ability to get these things. If you would like to bring a snack or desert to share, please call and let me know. Pass the word!!! Questions? See Cathi.