April 10, 2016

Second Baptist Church
3rd Sunday of Easter
April 10, 2016
Reverend Jim Horton

Announcements

Bible Reading:  Psalm 30: 1—5, 11—12

Invocation Prayer

Hymn:  “Praise Him! Praise Him!” #106

Choir:  “Manna from Heaven”

Bible Reading:  Revelation 5: 6—14

Sermon:  “

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Worthy is the Lamb!

Hymn: “Are You Washed in the Blood?” #190

Welcoming New Members Paige & Sarah Lawrence

Offering

Doxology #625

Praises and Prayers

Hymn:  “He Is Lord” # 105

Benediction

Second Baptist is a church which prepares people for ministry
and enables them to serve in various ways and settings
to build up the body of Christ.

 

Focus Friends of the Month

The Blackman Family

John & Dottie Blackman

PO Box 235

60 High Street

Edmeston, NY 13335

Dave & Ruth Blackman

30 North Street

Edmeston, NY 13335

Kathy (Blackman) Shuman

1516 County Highway 16

Plymouth, NY 13832

A special collection for Kathy Shuman will be gathered through this week. Collection box is located in the foyer.

 

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Upcoming Events

Sunday                                   April 10

9:45 a.m.                       Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                                 Worship Service

6:00 p.m.                                 Zero Gravity

Wednesday                                              April 13

10:00 a.m.                                Bible Study @ West Hill Terrace

7:00 p.m.                                 Evening Prayer Meeting

Sunday                                   April 17

9:45 a.m.                       Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                                 Worship Service

 

Announcements

  • Beginning Sunday, April 24, Pastor Jim will be leading a 6-week DVD series, “Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel”.  Based on the book of the same name, author Dr. Russell Moore will share on the following: 1. the Kingdom of God; 2. Culture;
    Mission; 4. Human Dignity; 5. Family Stability; and 6: Convictional Kindness. Please contact Pastor Jim if you’d like a Bible study book to accompany the series.
  • There will be no Thursday evening choir rehearsal until May 12th, and subsequently no choir anthems are scheduled until May 15th. If you’d like to provide special music, please see Lisa Berryment or any choir member.
  • Wednesday Evening Prayer Meeting is at 7 p.m. We’ll seek the face of God for healing, intercession, revival, personal needs, and lift up praises and thanksgivings to the Lord. Open for anybody. If the timing doesn’t work for you, please talk with Pastor Jim and we’ll see what can be done.
  • Hey kids! If you’re interested in attending Pathfinder Camp, Camp Vick or another Christian summer camp, contact Lisa Norton.

 

New Beginning

By Bette McGregor

 

It’s only the beginning now

A pathway yet unknown,

At times the sound of other steps

Sometimes we walk alone.

 

The best beginnings of our lives

May sometimes end in sorrow.

But even on our darkest days

The sun will shine tomorrow.

 

So we must do our very best

Whatever life may bring,

And look beyond the winter chill

To smell the breath of spring.

 

Into each life will always come

A time to start anew

A new beginning for each heart

As fresh as morning dew.

 

Although the cares of life are great

And heads are bowed so low,

The storms of life will leave behind

The wonder of a rainbow.

 

The years will never take away

Our chance to start anew,

It’s only the beginning now

So dreams can still come true.