December 3, 2017 – First Sunday of Advent

Second Baptist Church
Sunday Worship Service
December 3, 2017


Worship Song #125              ”Joy to the World”


Call to Worship

Lighting of the Advent Candle

Hymn of Praise #160           “Lo! How A Rose E’er Blooming”

Prayers & Praises

Special Music                         “Come, Let’s Celebrate Jesus”

Offering                                Doxology #625

Pastor’s Message

Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

Closing Hymn #133               “Hark, the Herald Angels Sing”







Pastor Andy Johnson





Focus Friends for December

Rob & Cindy Cornnell

31 North Street

Edmeston, NY 13335


Upcoming Events

Sunday                          December 3 9:00 a.m.  Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                       Worship Service

5:00 p.m.                                        Christmas Around the World Dinner

Monday                         December 4

6:30 p.m.                                        Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday                                  December 5

10:00 a.m.                                       ABW @ West Hill Terrace

1:00 p.m.                                        Fruit & Cookie Box assembly & distribution

Thursday                                 December 7

7:00 p.m.                                       Choir Rehearsal

Friday                           December 8

2:30 p.m.                                       Children’s Christmas Musical Rehearsal

6:00 p.m.                                       SBC Youth Group “Fusion”

Saturday                                 December 9

8:30 a.m.                                       Women’s Breakfast

Sunday                                                     December 10

9:00 a.m.                                       Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                       Worship Service

More Events

  • December 5: ABW meets at West Hill Terrace. Dottie Blackman is hostess.
  • December 5 – 1:00 p.m. Fruit & cookie boxes to be made at Deb Stevens’ house and then distributed to those in the area who are ill, recently lost a loved one, etc.
  • December 9 – 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Women’s Breakfast with a whacky Christmas sock exchange.
  • December 17: Christmas Cantata “Emmanuel” will be performed at the Burlington Flats Baptist Church, 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. with receptions to follow


  • Cookies needed! Please deliver to Deb Stevens by 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5. These are for the fruit & cookie boxes.
  • Area Council of Church “Christmas Around the World Covered Dish Dinner” is Sunday, December 3rd at 5:00 p.m., hosted by Second Baptist Church with a presentation on “Christmas in 18th Century England” Bring a dish-to-pass and your own table service.

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