March 31, 2013

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First Fruits

Second Baptist Church
Worship Time
March 31, 2013
Easter Sunday
Rev. Ray Merritt, Pastor

Welcome

Choir Anthem:  “The Tomb Is Empty!”  David M. Edwards

Call to Worship

Invocation Prayer

Hymn Celebration:      Reading–Page 214 in the hymnal

“Alleluia!  Alleluia!” p.215

“Christ Arose,” p. 216

“Christ the Lord Is Risen Today,” p. 217

Bible Reading:  Mark 16

Junior Choir:  “Hallelujah, He’s Alive!”

Offering

Doxology #625

Prayer

Sermon:  First Fruits

Closing Song:  “Because He Lives,” p. 213

Benediction

 

Focus Person of the Month:

April…….. Ed & Jean Losee

10 High Street

Edmeston, NY13335

 

Upcoming Events

Today        March 31

7:00 a.m.                    Sunrise service at cemetery

8:30 a.m.                    Easter breakfast

9:45 a.m.                    Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                    Worship Service

Tuesday            April 2

10:00 a.m.                   ABW Meeting

6:00 p.m.                    Official Board Meeting

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

Wednesday         April 3

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

Thursday           April 4

6:00 p.m.                    Jr. Choir Rehearsal

7:00 p.m.                    Choir Rehearsal

Sunday             April 7

9:30 a.m.                    Morning Muffin Ministry

9:45 a.m.                    Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                    Worship Service

5:00 p.m.                    Zero Gravity

 

Prayer Requests

  • Kristopher Laymon & Family
  • Jeff & Stacey Reno
  • Janet from Idaho
  • Mildred
  • Rob Cornnell & Family
  • Emily Salka & Family
  • The Norton Family
  • Kayleigh Buchan

 

Announcements

      ABW Meeting: Tuesday, April 2, l0:00 a.m.  at Linda Button’s, program by Ginny Merritt.

      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.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ladies –

Please Save the Date!

 

Friday evening, May 3 is our annual

Ladies’ Banquet

with special guest speaker,

Grace Fabian, author of Outrageous Grace.

You may wish to check out her website at www.gracefabian.com or read one of the three copies of her book that are circulating.

Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m.

Dessert and beverages will be provided.

Please bring a dish to pass.

A love gift for Grace will be taken.

Any questions?

Contact Isabel Culver at 965-8307

or Marge Holdridge at 965-8731

 

 

Ladies –

Please Save the Date!

 

Friday evening, May 3 is our annual

Ladies’ Banquet

with special guest speaker,

Grace Fabian, author of Outrageous Grace.

You may wish to check out her website at www.gracefabian.com or read one of the three copies of her book that are circulating.

Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m.

Dessert and beverages will be provided.

Please bring a dish to pass.

A love gift for Grace will be taken.

Any questions?

Contact Isabel Culver at 965-8307

or Marge Holdridge at 965-8731