December 16, 2012

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Second Baptist Church

Worship Time

December 16, 2012

Week 3 of Advent

Rev. Ray Merritt, Pastor

Welcome & Announcements

Advent Candle Lighting:

Choruses:  “Arise, Shine;” “Emmanuel”

Old Testament Reading:  Isaiah 12:1-6

New Testament Reading:  Luke 3:7-18

Choir Anthem:  “Redeemer Come”

Christmas Song:  “Once in Royal David’s City,” #155

Children’s Lesson:  “Gabriel and Gabriella,” part III
by Patti Souder

Offering

Doxology

Praises and Prayer Requests

Pastoral Prayer

Sermon:

Christmas Song:  “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day,” #152

A Good Word

Focus Person of the Month:

December……………….Doug & Cathy Card

56 South Street

Edmeston, NY 13335

 

Upcoming Events

Today              December 16

9:30 a.m.                    Morning Muffin Ministry

9:45 a.m.                    Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                    Worship Service

5:30 p.m.                     Zero Gravity Youth Group

4:00 & 6:00 p.m.        Cantata Performances

Tuesday            December 18

7:00 p.m.                    Bible Study at Gloria Robinson’s

Wednesday         December 19

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

7:00 p.m.                    Choir Rehearsal

Sunday             December 23

9:30 a.m.                    Morning Muffin Ministry

9:45 a.m.                    Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                    Worship Service

5:30 p.m.                     Zero Gravity

Monday             December 24

7:30 p.m.                    Christmas Eve Service

Sunday             December 30

10:00 a.m.                   Worship Service at ECS

 

Prayer Requests

Ÿ Sandy Hook Elementary School Children & Families

Ÿ Ashlee Jackson & Kline Kids

 

Announcements

     Today! Local singers join in presenting 2,000 Decembers Ago Christmas cantata on Sunday, December 16. Performances are at 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. with reception to follow.

Can’t make the performance? Tune it in via live streaming audio at www.therivernetradio.com!

     Layette Kit Needs: December — baby t-shirts
(no onesies, please)
Food Pantry Needs: December — boxed mac-n-cheese

January – canned fruit

     Sunday school supplies needed: mini monster trucks (Matchbox size), empty frosting containers with lids, metal frozen juice lids, an easel. Please leave in the fellowship hall or give to Lindy Funke or Lisa Berryment.

     Our Jingle Jangle offering on December 23 will go toward the Buckner Advent devotionals.

     On Monday, December 24, 7:30 p.m., we will have a special Christmas Eve service.

     On Sunday, December 30, a special worship service will be held in lieu of our regular service. This will be a combined service with Burlington Flats Baptist at 10:00 a.m. in the auditorium at ECS. The offering will go to our Haiti ministry. A reception will follow the service.

     Attention church board members: annual reports for each board will be due to Lisa Berryment by January 6!