December 2, 2012

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You Shine

Second Baptist Church

Worship Time

December 1, 2012

Rev. Ray Merritt, Pastor



Lighting the Advent Wreath

Call to Worship

Chorus:  “Arise, Shine”

Christmas Song:

Choir Anthem: “You Will Call Him Jesus”

BibleReading:  Philippians 2:1-16

Children’s Lesson:  “Gabrielle and Gabriella,” Part I of IV by Patti Souder



Christmas Song:

Sermon:  You Shine

The Lord’s Supper

Closing Notes:  “Blest’ Be the Tie”






Focus Person of the Month:

December……………….Doug & Cathy Card

56 South Street



Upcoming Events

Today              December 2

9:30 a.m.                    Morning Muffin Ministry

9:45 a.m.                    Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                    Worship Service w/Communion

1:00 p.m.                    Christmas Around the World

5:30 p.m.                    Zero Gravity Youth Group

7:00 p.m.                    Cantata Rehearsal

Tuesday            December 4

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

Wednesday         December 5

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

Thursday           December 6

7:00 p.m.                    Choir Rehearsal

Sunday             December 8

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

7:00 p.m.                    Cantata Rehearsal

Prayer Requests

Ÿ Jeff Reno & Family

Ÿ Katie Jennings & Family

Ÿ Sue Clark




      The Christmas Around the World luncheon will be held at the 2nd Baptist church this year on December 2 at1:00 p.m. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Beverages and dessert will be provided.

      Our December ABW Meeting will be on Tues., December 4, l0:00 a.m., at Dottie Blackman’s. This is our Christmas meeting with Bette McGregor doing the program. At this meeting, for those who wish, we have a small wrapped gift exchange. Again this year we plan to send our Scholarship Girl a Christmas package of small wrapped gifts. Hope to see you there. ~Marge Holdrige

      Fruit baskets for shut-ins will be put together on Wednesday, December 5, 6:30 p.m., at Deb Stevens’ house.
Cookies are needed!

      Zero Gravity Youth Group Cookie Bake: Saturday, December 8,1 p.m. @ 2ndBaptistChurch. Any ZG teen interested in helping bake cookies for ZG’s annual Christmas Caroling event, please contact Nick Devries @ 965-8645 or Rebekah Philips @ 847-9204

      Board of Christian Ed meeting, December 9 following the worship service.

      Deacons Meeting, December 13,6:30 p.m.

      Local singers join in presenting 2,000 Decembers Ago Christmas cantata on Sunday, December 16. Performances are at4:00 and6:00 p.m. with reception to follow.

      Layette Kit Needs: November— 1 baby sweater, sleeper,
gown, or sweatshirt; 1 box of band-aids

      Food Pantry Needs: December— boxed mac-n-cheese

      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.