September 2, 2018 – Bulletin
Welcome and Announcements
Passing the Peace
Call to Worship – Psalm 146 – p.676
*Hymn of Praise – “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” – #210
Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer
Sharing of Joys and Concerns
*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 – Luke 23: 44-56 – p. 1134
*Hymn of Preparation – “What Wondrous Love Is This” – #314
Message – “A New Journey Begins” – Pastor Wes
*Hymn of Invitation – “I Have Decided To Follow Jesus” – #602
Hymn – “Blest Be the Ties that Bind” – #426
*If you are able, please stand
September Benevolence – Eastern
“Eastern University is a top Christian university dedicated to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students for thoughtful and productive lives of Christian faith and service.” Please give generously this month in support of Eastern’s ongoing work in pursuit of faith, reason, and justice. (taken from their website)
Baptist Home Fall Sale
Saturday, September 8, 10am-2pm in the Auxiliary Room. Great Stock, low prices! Boutique-Home goods-Handcrafts-Books-Lunch-Jewelry-Dolls-More
Lessons resume Sunday September 9 at 9:30am. The Fall quarter covers the theme of the ‘Covenant With God’ and draws from both Old Testament and New Testament books. All are welcomed.
Simply Good News: Why the Gospel is News and What Makes it Good, by Tom Wright.
Join us starting Sunday, September 9 at 9:30am as we read and discuss this book. If you need help purchasing a book, please see Amanda.
Choir Rehearsal to Begin
Choir rehearsal will start back up on Tuesday, September 11th at 7:30 pm in the Sunday School room. We will then be singing in the services beginning on Sunday, September 16th. A new electric piano has been purchased and set up downstairs. Thank you to those who donated money toward the purchase. The baby grand piano from downstairs has been spoken for and will be taken sometime this month. We can always use new members in our choir. Come on out and join us!
Interfaith Hospitality Network
Friday, September 14. Cooks, servers, overnighters needed. See Amanda
Tonight – 7:00 PM – IBC