December 8, 2013

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The Water and the Blood

Second Baptist Church
Worship Time
December 8, 2013
Reverend Ray Merritt, Pastor

Welcome & Announcements

Advent Candle Lighting – Julia Culver and her Sunday School Class

Invocation

Songs:              “What Child Is This,” p. 137

“Emmanuel, “ p. 134

Bible Reading:  Isaiah 8:11-9:7

Choir Anthem:  “When We Seek Him”

Hymn:  “Good Christian Men, Rejoice,” p. 151

Offering

Doxology

Children’s Lesson

Praises and Prayer Requests

Sermon:  The Water and the Blood

Closing Song:  “Go, Tell It on the Mountain,” p. 138

 

Focus Person of the Month:

December……….. Doug & Cathy Card

56 South St.

Edmeston, NY 13335

 

Upcoming Events

Today          December 8

9:20 a.m.                                 Morning Muffins

9:40 a.m.                                 Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                                 Worship Service

Tuesday                December 10

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

6:30 p.m.                      Christmas Boxes

Thursday              December 12

2:30 p.m.                      Play Rehearsal

7:00 p.m.                      Choir

Saturday               December 14

5:00 p.m.                      Caroling

Sunday         December 15

9:20 a.m.                                 Morning Muffins

9:40 a.m.                                 Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                                 Worship Service

4:00/6:00 p.m.                         Cantata “Bethlehem Morning”

Other Events Coming Up

December…        18 @ 6:30                       Deacons Meeting

24 @ 7:00                      Christmas Eve Service

29 @ TBA                      Area Church Combined Service

29 @ 6:00                      Children’s Christmas Play

January…            16 @ 6:30                      Annual Meeting

 

  December 15 December  22
Sunday School Opening Jeremy Hoag & Monica Clark Monica & Sue
Morning Muffins Monica Sue

Thank you for signing up to help clean the church. Here’s a reminder to those who signed up for December:

Bathroom & Lobbies

Vacuum Sanctuary

Dust & Tidy Sanctuary

Sunday School Rooms

Annex

Library, North Rm, Copy Rm.

Kitchen & Back Room

Outside Walkways, Steps

Susan Belle Susan Lisa N Laymon Family Lisa & Ella Ruth John Culver

Announcements

      This Christmas we’ll be adorning the tree with memorial ornaments They are $1 each. Let Belle know the name(s) you’d like to include.

      Sing with the choir for the Christmas season! Rehearsals are Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. All voices are welcome!

      Candy needed for “They Candy Maker’s Secret” candy store. A sign up sheet is in the entryway, and there will be a drop off box in the fellowship hall for those who would like to donate a bag of candy.

      12/10: Help pack Christmas boxes for shut ins on December 10 at 6:30 at Deb Stevens’. Cookie donations are needed.

      12/14: Christmas caroling! December 14 at 5:00. Meet at the church and bring a dish to pass.

      12/29: Last Sunday of the year–special celebration. We plan to gather with other local churches for a special service. Stay tuned: place and time to be announced.

      12/29: Our children’s program, “The Candy Maker’s Secret,” will be performed on Sunday evening, December 29, at 6:00.

      Attention board chair people: please submit annual reports to Lisa Berryment by January 5. Handwritten, typed and/or e-mailed to lberryment@stny.rr.com.

      Update your address books:

Dick & Jo Williams

1585 Dove’s View Circle

Auburndale, FL 33823