March 10, 2013

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The Downfall of Angels and Men

Second Baptist Church
Worship Time
March 10, 2013
Rev. Ray Merritt, Pastor


Opening Prayer

Call to Worship:  Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul; Like a weaned child with his mother, Like a weaned child is my soul within me. O Israel, hope in Jehovah From this time forth and for evermore.  (Psalms 131:2-3)

Choruses:  “O Lord, You’re Beautiful”


Bible Reading:  Deuteronomy 8

Choir Anthem:  “Are You Washed in the Blood?” (Hoffman & Willbanks)


Doxology #625

Drama Sketch:  “Swinging Through the Courts of Power,”
by Patti Souder from the Biblical book, “Esther,”

Narrated by Justin Brown with Ian Bolin as Haman
and Teagen Bolin as Zeresh

Praises and Prayer Requests

Pastoral Prayer

Sermon:  The Downfall of Angels and Men

Closing Song:  “Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken,” #377 verses 1&4



Focus Person of the Month:

March…… Betty Zimmerman

c/o Barbara Hilts

21 Conkey Ave

Norwich, NY13815

Upcoming Events

Today        March 10

9:30 a.m.                    Morning Muffin Ministry

9:45 a.m.                    Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                    Worship Service

12:15 p.m.                    Fellowship Lunch/Purim Celebration

5:30 p.m.                    Zero Gravity

Tuesday            March 12

10:00 a.m.                   ABW Meeting @ Joan Reed’s

7:00 p.m.                    Haiti Missions Meeting

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

Wednesday         March 13

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

Thursday           March 14

6:00 p.m.                    Jr. Choir Rehearsal

7:00 p.m.                    Choir Rehearsal

Sunday             March 17

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



Prayer Requests

  • Kristopher Laymon & Family
  • Jeff & Stacey Reno
  • Janet from Idaho
  • Mildred
  • Rob Cornnell & Family
  • Emily Salka & Family
  • Fran Norton & Family
  • Kaylee Howard


      Today we will be observing a couple of aspects of the Jewish holiday of Purim, based on the book of Esther. Ian and Teagen Bolin will be presenting a dramatic sketch during Sunday school and the worship hour; and a filled cookie in the shape of a 3-cornered hat called “Hamantaschen” will be offered at the fellowship lunch.

      Remember the Easter Art Gallery; please be thinking of what you might create to add to our worship through the visual and written arts. If you have questions, please check with Ginny. Submissions should be in no later than next Sunday, the 17th.

      Game Night! March 176:00 – 8:00 in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring a game, a snack, a beverage, a friend – and wear something green!

      Layette or Health Kit Needs:
March — hand towels (16”x28”)

      Food Pantry Needs:  March — hotdogs

      Current ABW Girls and Women Scholarship Forms for new and continuing participants are available. See Marge Holdridge for these. All completed forms must be in to the State Chairman by March 3l.

      All ages needed to participate in the musical “Spend Awhile on the Nile”. Let Sue or Gloria know you’re interested.



Request for Cards

Kim Westervelt

NYCP Hospital/Milstein Bldg.

5GS Room 354

177 Fort Washington Ave.

New York, NY10032

(Kim is hospitalized far away from her friends and family as she awaits a heart transplant.)






Community Share Day!

Saturday, March 23

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

At BurlingtonFlatsBaptistChurch

Bring in things you no longer need and browse freely for some things you could use.

Donated items must be clean, sorted, and in working condition.

You may drop things off between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m. You MUST stop back to pick up your items that didn’t find new homes from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. (hopefully all will have been adopted!).

A ministry outreach sponsored by’ the Flats (Friends in Service Here … Meeting one another’s needs)

For more information, please contact Kathi and Carl Gelatt (607)368-0042

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