December 4, 2016

Second Baptist Church
Worship Service
December 4, 2016

Second Sunday of Advent

Today’s service will be led by Dick Sliter


Call to Worship from Psalm 119:164-167

L: Seven times each day I thank you Lord for your righteous judgements.

C: Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing causes them to stumble.

L:  Lord, I wait for you to save me, and I do what you command.

C:  I obey your teachings; I love them with all my heart.

Opening Hymn:                      “Angels We Have Heard on High” #132

Lighting of the Advent Candles

Hymn of Worship:                 “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear” #128

Praise Reports & Prayer Requests

Special Music

Offering & Doxology #625

Scripture:                              Luke 2: 8-14

Message                                 “The Angel’s Message”


Hymn of Commitment:           “Let There Be Peace on Earth”



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



Focus Friends for December

Doug and Cathy Card
56 South Street
Edmeston, NY 13335



Upcoming Events

Sunday                     December 4

9:00 a.m.                                   Dig In Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                   Worship Service

6:00 p.m.                                    Zero Gravity

7:00 p.m.                                    Cantata Rehearsal

Tuesday                                                 December 6

10:00 a.m.                                  ABW @ Dottie Blackman’s

Wednesday                                             December 7

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

6:30 p.m.                                  Official Baard

Thursday                                                December 8

7:00 p.m.                                   Choir Rehearsal

Friday                                                   December 9

2:45 p.m.                                  Children’s Christmas Play Rehearsal

Sunday                     December 11

9:00 a.m.                                   Dig In Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                   Worship Service

6:00 p.m.                                   Zero Gravity

7:00 p.m.                                   Cantata Rehearsal

Tuesday                                                December 13

6:30 p.m.                                  Fruit boxes – packing & delivering

Sunday                                                 December 18

9:00 a.m.                                    Dig In Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                   “The Power of the King” Children’s Musical

11:00 a.m.                                   Coffee Hour

4:00 p.m.                                   Cantata at B. Flats

6:00 p.m.                                   Cantata at B. Flats





  • ABW meets on 12/6 at Dottie Blackman’s, 10:00 a.m.
  • COOKIES NEEDED! Fruit boxes will be packed and delivered on 12/13 at 6:30 p.m. at Deb Steven’s house. Cookie contributions can be delivered to the church by 12/11 or to Deb’s house by 12/13.
  • Official Board Meeting: 12/7, 6:30 p.m.
  • Board Members: please submit your Annual Reports by 12/15 to Lisa Berryment. These can be incomplete (but as complete as possible) drafts; we’d like to provide a pre-reading draft by 1/1/17.
  • Check out our church calendar on our webpage
  • “The Power of the King” Children’s Christmas musical is scheduled for 12/18 followed by coffee hour.
  • Area churches’ cantata will perform on 12/18 and 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., a reception will follow each performance.
  • The Jingle Jangle offering for December will benefit the McGills.
  • If you’d like to make an addition to the bulletin, please contact Lisa Berryment at 316-2018/

























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