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December 17, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship – Psalm 126 – p.667

*Hymn of praise – “To God Be The Glory” – #56

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading – Isaiah 61: 1-4, 8-11 – p. 801

Offering – “Come Blessed Promised One”

*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

NT Reading – 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24 – p. 1270

*Hymn of Preparation – “Rejoice The Lord is King” – #370

Gospel Reading – John 1: 6-8, 19-28 – p. 1137

Message – “Rejoice, Always” – Pastor Wes

*Hymn of Invitation – “Find Us Faithful” – #456

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

December Benevolence – RMMO

In 1977, American Baptist Churches USA launched the Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering (RMMO) to continue this tradition of thanks.  Today, RMMO is a tangible way for the American Baptist congregations to say “Thank you for …” the commitment, service and spiritual guidance of retired ministers, missionaries and their widowed spouses.  (taken from their website)

WERLEE

White Elephant Regifting Leftover Exchange Extravaganza returns!  Thursday, December 28, 6pm.  Share a stress-free evening of food, fellowship, and fun.  Come as you are and bring what you have.  Bring your leftover holiday food and a wrapped “gift” of something you would like to get rid of.

Calendar

Tonight – 7:oo PM – IBC

Tuesday – 7:30 PM – Choir Practice

Thursday – 6:30 PM – Youth Group Christmas Party

December 10, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship – Psalm 85: 1-2, 8-13 – p.636

*Praise Music – “Open Up The Sky”

  • “Sanctuary”

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading – Isaiah 40: 1-11 – p. 775

Offering – “And The Glory of the Lord”

*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 o what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)

NT Reading – 2 Peter 3: 8-15a – p. 1313

*Praise Song – “Give You Glory”

Gospel Reading – Mark 1: 1-8 – p. 1073

Message – “Prepped for Peace” – Pastor Wes

*Praise Song – “We Bow Down”

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

December Benevolence – RMMO

In 1977, American Baptist Churches USA launched the Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering (RMMO) to continue this tradition of thanks.  Today, RMMO is a tangible way for the American Baptist congregations to say “Thank you for …” the commitment, service and spiritual guidance of retired ministers, missionaries and their widowed spouses.  (taken from their website)

Interfaith Hospitality Network

Friday, December 15.  Cooks, servers, and overnighters needed.  See Amanda Boulton for details.

WERLEE

White Elephant Regifting Leftover Exchange Extravaganza returns!  Thursday, December 28, 6pm.  Share a stress-free evening of food, fellowship, and fun.  Come as you are and bring what you have.  Bring your leftover holiday food and a wrapped “gift” of something you would like to get rid of.

Calendar

Tonight – 7:oo PM – IBC

Tuesday – 7:30 PM – Choir Practice

December 3, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship – Psalm 80: 1-7, 17-19 – p.633

*Hymn of praise – “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” Verses 1 & 2 – #245

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading – Isaiah 64: 1-9 – p. 804

Offering – “Awaken Us, O Lord”

*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

NT Reading – 1 Corinthians 1: 3-9 – p. 1222

*Hymn of Preparation – “O Come, O Come Emmanuel” Verses 3 & 4 – #245

Gospel Reading – Mark 13: 24-37 – p. 1091

Message – “Stay Alert” – Pastor Wes

*Hymn of Invitation – “Come, Long-Expected Jesus” – #244

Communion

Hymn – “Blest Be the Ties that Bind” – #426

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

December Benevolence – RMMO

In 1977, American Baptist Churches USA launched the Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering (RMMO) to continue this tradition of thanks.  Today, RMMO is a tangible way for the American Baptist congregations to say “Thank you for …” the commitment, service and spiritual guidance of retired ministers, missionaries and their widowed spouses.  (taken from their website)

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

It’s that time of year again to be planning our “See The Lights” with Riverview Estates! This year we will be going to see Christmas lights on Thursday, December 7th and will be meeting at the Home at 6:00pm. After seeing the lights, we will gather downstairs at the Home for hot chocolate/tea and cookies. The congregation is invited to come to see the lights with us, to bring cookies/cheese & crackers, and/or to help provide transportation.  A sign up sheet will be available in Memorial Hall on Sunday, November 26th. It’s always a beautiful sight and fun time seeing the lights!

Interfaith Hospitality Network

Friday, December 15.  Cooks, servers, and overnighters needed.  See Amanda Boulton for details.

WERLEE

White Elephant Regifting Leftover Exchange Extravaganza returns!  Thursday, December 28, 6pm.  Share a stress-free evening of food, fellowship, and fun.  Come as you are and bring what you have.  Bring your leftover holiday food and a wrapped “gift” of something you would like to get rid of.

Calendar

Tonight – 7:oo PM – IBC

Tuesday – 7:30 PM – Choir Practice

Thursday – 6:30PM – Youth Group

November 26, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship

In Christ, the God of heaven has made his home on earth.

Christ dwells among us and is one with us.

Highest of all creation, he lives among the least.

He journeys with the rejected and welcomes the weary.

Come now, all who thirst,

and drink the water of life.

Come now, all who hunger,

and be filled with good things.

Come now, all who seek,

and be warmed by the fire of love.

*Praise Music “You’re Worthy of My Praise”

“Mighty is Our God”

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

Offering “Lord, I Need You”

*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 o what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)

NT Reading Hebrews 12: 1-7 p. 1298

*Praise Song “I Love You Lord Medley”

Message “Part of the Cloud” Pastor Wes

*Praise Song “Lord Reign In Me”

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

November Benevolence – Bread of Life Food Pantry

The Bread of Life Food Pantry opened its doors in August 2009 to serve the communities of Cinnaminson, Palmyra and Riverton.  The pantry is located at Epworth Methodist Church in Palmyra.  Donations are accepted Wednesdays from 1PM-4PM and Thursdays from 7PM-9PM.  Food distribution is the third Saturday of every month from 10AM-1PM.

Help us Deck the Halls!

Sunday, November 26, stay after worship to help us get the Sanctuary ready for the Advent season!  Bring a left over turkey sandwich or other snack and we will start as soon as worship has finished.

Annual Christmas Open House

On Saturday, December 2, 2017 please join our friends at Riverview Estates for Christmas Open House.  303 Bank Ave, Riverton, 2PM-4PM

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

It’s that time of year again to be planning our “See The Lights” with Riverview Estates! This year we will be going to see Christmas lights on Thursday, December 7th and will be meeting at the Home at 6:00pm. After seeing the lights, we will gather downstairs at the Home for hot chocolate/tea and cookies. The congregation is invited to come to see the lights with us, to bring cookies/cheese & crackers, and/or to help provide transportation.  A sign up sheet will be available in Memorial Hall on Sunday, November 26th. It’s always a beautiful sight and fun time seeing the lights!

Calendar

Tonight 7:oo PM IBC

Tuesday 7:30 PM Choir Practice

Thursday 6:30PM Youth Group

November 19, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship

Let us worship God.

“He is our refuge and our fortress,

our God, in whom we trust.”

Let us confess with our mouths, “Jesus is Lord,”

and believe in our hearts that God raised him from the dead.

“Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord 

will be saved.”

Let us call upon our true God, believing him in our hearts,

confessing him with our mouths, worshiping him in spirit and in truth.

—based on Psalm 91:2; Romans 10:9, 13

*Hymn of praise “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” #151

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading 2 Samuel 11:1-5 p. 332

Offering “Mercy”

*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

OT Reading Psalm 51 p. 612

*Hymn of Preparation “Create In Me A Clean Heart” “see insert”

Message “David” Pastor Wes

*Hymn of Invitation “Make Me A Blessing” #670

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

November Benevolence – Bread of Life Food Pantry

The Bread of Life Food Pantry opened its doors in August 2009 to serve the communities of Cinnaminson, Palmyra and Riverton.  The pantry is located at Epworth Methodist Church in Palmyra.  Donations are accepted Wednesdays from 1PM-4PM and Thursdays from 7PM-9PM.  Food distribution is the third Saturday of every month from 10AM-1PM.

Help us Deck the Halls!

Sunday, November 26, stay after worship to help us get the Sanctuary ready for the Advent season!  Bring a left over turkey sandwich or other snack and we will start as soon as worship has finished.

Annual Christmas Open House

On Saturday, December 2, 2017 please join our friends at Riverview Estates for Christmas Open House.  303 Bank Ave, Riverton, 2PM-4PM

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

It’s that time of year again to be planning our “See The Lights” with Riverview Estates! This year we will be going to see Christmas lights on Thursday, December 7th and will be meeting at the Home at 6:00pm. After seeing the lights, we will gather downstairs at the Home for hot chocolate/tea and cookies. The congregation is invited to come to see the lights with us, to bring cookies/cheese & crackers, and/or to help provide transportation.  A sign up sheet will be available in Memorial Hall on Sunday, November 26th. It’s always a beautiful sight and fun time seeing the lights!

Calendar

Tonight 7:oo PM IBC

Tuesday 7:30 PM Choir Practice

November 12, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship

Great and marvelous are your deeds,

Lord God Almighty!

Just and true are your ways, 

King of the ages.

Who will not fear you, O Lord,

and bring glory to your name?

For you alone are holy.

All nations will come and worship you!

—from Revelation 15:3-4, NIV

*Praise Music “My Life is in You, Lord”

“It is You”

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading Jeremiah 6: 13-14 p. 818

Offering “Forever Blest Is He”

*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 o what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)

NT Reading 1 John 4: 13-18 p. 1317

*Praise Song “10,000 Reasons”

Gospel Matthew 7: 7-12 p. 1042

John 16:33 p. 1160

Message “What to do?” Pastor Wes

*Praise Song “I’ll Fly Away”

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

November Benevolence – Bread of Life Food Pantry

The Bread of Life Food Pantry opened its doors in August 2009 to serve the communities of Cinnaminson, Palmyra and Riverton.  The pantry is located at Epworth Methodist Church in Palmyra.  Donations are accepted Wednesdays from 1PM-4PM and Thursdays from 7PM-9PM.  Food distribution is the third Saturday of every month from 10AM-1PM.

Operation Christmas Child

Wednesday, November 15, OCC Drop Off 4:00PM-7:00PM

Come help if you are able to!  Bring dinner or a snack if you need it… drinks will be provided.

Friday, November 17, Operation Christmas Child Night 4:00PM-7:00PM

Bring in an item for our shoe boxes!  We will provide pizza and drinks this night!

Calendar

Tonight 7:oo PM IBC

Tuesday 7:30 PM Choir Practice

Wednesday 4:00PM OCC Drop Off

Friday 4:00PM OCC Night

November 5, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship

The eternal Father,

who loved us and set us free from our sins,

who loves us still with that love that will not let us go,

and who will love us forever,

calls us to worship him today as the only true lover of our souls.

The Lord stoops to receive the love of our poor hearts.

He calls us to remember the depth of his love for us in Christ.

God seeks our love!

*Hymn of praise – “Be Exalted, O God” – #32

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading – Judges 14: 1-20 – p. 298

Offering – “The Lord is a Mighty God”

*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

NT Reading – Judges 16: 23-31 – p. i

*Hymn of Preparation – “How Firm A Foundation” – #408

Message – “Samson” – Pastor Wes

*Hymn of Invitation – “The Solid Rock” – #526

Communion

Hymn – “Blest Be the Ties that Bind” – #426

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

November Benevolence – Bread of Life Food Pantry

The Bread of Life Food Pantry opened its doors in August 2009 to serve the communities of Cinnaminson, Palmyra and Riverton.  The pantry is located at Epworth Methodist Church in Palmyra.  Donations are accepted Wednesdays from 1PM-4PM and Thursdays from 7PM-9PM.  Food distribution is the third Saturday of every month from 10AM-1PM.

Save the Dates for Community Events:

  • Business Meeting Pot Luck and Operation
  • Christmas Child, Sunday, November 5
  • WERLEE – Thursday, December 28

Calendar

Tonight – 7:oo PM – IBC

Tuesday – 7:30 PM – Choir Practice

October 29, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened,

and I will give you rest.

Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me;

for I am gentle and humble in heart,

and you will find rest for your souls.”

—Matthew 11:28-29, NIV

*Hymn of praise – “You Are My All in All” – #583

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading – Joshua 2: 1-14 – p. 227

Offering – “Great is Thy Faithfulness”

*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

NT Reading – Joshua 6: 22-25 – p. i

*Hymn of Preparation – “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” – #139

Message – “Rahab” – Pastor Wes

*Hymn of Invitation – “Seek Ye First” – #713

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

October Benevolence – World Mission Offering

Each year, the World Mission Offering (WMO) casts a spotlight on a different part of the world – giving American Baptists a personal, front row seat to the powerful ministries that are changing lives for Christ around the globe.  This year, WMO is excited to share the spiritual revival happening in Baptist churches right now in CUBA!  Cuba’s spiritual awakening – and the many other amazing things God is doing around the world – are exciting testimonies that “with God, all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26)

(taken from WMO website)

Save the Dates for Community Events:

  • Business Meeting Pot Luck and Operation
  • Christmas Child, Sunday, November 5
  • WERLEE – Thursday, December 28

Calendar

Tonight – 7:oo PM – IBC

Tuesday – 7:30 PM – Choir Practice

Thursday – 6:30 PM – Youth Group

October 22, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship

When Moses gathered the people of Israel, God said,

“I am the Lord your God,

who brought you out of the land of Egypt,

out of the house of slavery.”

As we gather here today,

let us worship the Lord,

who continues to be our God

and who still brings us out of the places of our bondage.

—based on Exodus 20:1-2

*Praise Music – “Here I Am To Worship”

  • “The Heart of Worship”

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading – Exodus 4: 10-13 – p. 63

Offering – “Speak to Me, Lord”

*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 o what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)

NT Reading – Exodus 11: 1-8 – p. i

*Praise Song – “Lord I Need You”

Message – “Moses” – Pastor Wes

*Praise Song – “Trust and Obey”

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

October Benevolence – World Mission Offering

Each year, the World Mission Offering (WMO) casts a spotlight on a different part of the world – giving American Baptists a personal, front row seat to the powerful ministries that are changing lives for Christ around the globe.  This year, WMO is excited to share the spiritual revival happening in Baptist churches right now in CUBA!  Cuba’s spitual awakening – and the many other amazing things God is doing around the world – are exciting testimonies that “with God, all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26)

(taken from WMO website)

Save the Dates for Community Events:

  • Business Meeting Pot Luck and Operation
  • Christmas Child, Sunday, November 5
  • WERLEE – Thursday, December 28

Roast Beef Dinner

Saturday, October 28th from 4pm to 7pm Calvary Presbyterian Church will host a roast beef dinner.  Dinner includes roast beef & gravy, coleslaw, applesauce, fresh green beans, mashed potatoes, and homemade desserts.  Contact the church office for tickets. $15 for adults, $6 for kids 6 to 12, free for kids under 6.

Calendar

Tonight – 7:oo PM – IBC

Tuesday – 7:30 PM – Choir Practice

Thursday – 6:30 PM – Youth Group

October 15, 2017 – Bulletin

Worship Order

Prelude

Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship

  • Our hearts are ready, O Lord,

  • our hearts are ready!

 – We will sing and make melody! 

 – We will awaken the dawn!

  • We will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples,

–  – we will sing praises to you among the nations.

 – For your steadfast love is great above the heavens,

 – and your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

  • —based on Psalm 108:1-4

*Hymn of praise – “Alleluia! Alleluia” – #365

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading – Genesis 37:2-8 – p. 41

Offering – “God of the Deep”

*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

NT Reading – Genesis 39:1-23 – p. i

*Hymn of Preparation – “Humble Thyself In The Sight Of The Lord” – #622

Message – “Joseph” – Pastor Wes

*Hymn of Invitation – “Be Thou My Vision” – #562

*If you are able, please stand

Announcements

October Benevolence – World Mission Offering

Each year, the World Mission Offering (WMO) casts a spotlight on a different part of the world – giving American Baptists a personal, front row seat to the powerful ministries that are changing lives for Christ around the globe.  This year, WMO is excited to share the spiritual revival happening in Baptist churches right now in CUBA!  Cuba’s spitual awakening – and the many other amazing things God is doing around the world – are exciting testimonies that “with God, all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26)

(taken from WMO website)

Book Study

Faithful Presence: Seven Disciplines that Shape the Church for Mission by David Fitch.

Starting Sunday, October 22 at 9:30am.  Please join us.

Save the Dates for Community Events:

  • Pizza Bash – Saturday, October 21
  • Business Meeting Pot Luck and Operation
  • Christmas Child, Sunday, November 5
  • WERLEE – Thursday, December 28

Craft Fair

November 4th from 10am-3pm at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2618 New Albany Rd, Cinnaminson, Crafts, Gifts & Food

Calendar

Tonight – 7:oo PM – IBC

Tuesday – 7:30 PM – Choir Practice

Thursday – 6:30 PM – Youth Group