November 29, 2015 (First Sunday of Advent)

Second Baptist Church Worship Service
Sunday, November 29, 2015
Reverend Jim Horton

Hanging of the Greens

Prelude

Welcome & Announcements

Call to Worship

Opening Prayer

Gathering Chorus: Come, Now is the Time to Worship

Praises & Prayer

The Hanging of the Greens

The Meaning of the Service ……………………………………………………….. Hymn #124 vv. 1-2

The Advent Wreath; Lighting the First Candle ………………………………………. Hymn #127

The Lessons of Christmas …………………………………………………………… Hymn #133 vv. 1-3

The Sanctuary Evergreens ……………………………………………………………………. Hymn #138

The Christmas Tree …………………………………………………………………………….. Special Music

The Christmas Poinsettia ……………………………………………………………………… Hymn #139

The Nativity …………………………………………………………………………. Hymn # 141 vv. 1&3

The Gifts of Christmas; Offering …………………………………………………. Hymn #166 vv. 1-2

Christmas Caroling ……………………………………………………………………………… Hymn # 132

The Christ of Christmas ……………………………………………………………………….. Hymn # 137

Concluding Prayer & Blessing

Departing Chorus

O come let us adore Him

O come let us adore Him

O come let us adore Him

Christ the Lord

Postlude

 

 

Focus Friend for November

Floyd Larsen

41 South Street

Edmeston, NY 13335

 

This week I will pray for:

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Upcoming Events

First Sunday of Advent                          November 29

9:30 a.m.                      Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                                 Worship Service w/Jingle Jangle*

6:00 p.m.                                 Zero Gravity

7:00 p.m.                                 Cantata Rehearsal @ B. Flats

Tuesday                                            December 1

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

Wednesday                                         December 2

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

Thursday                                   December 3

Happy Thanksgiving!

Second Sunday of Advent                         December 6

9:30 a.m.                      Sunday School

11:00 a.m.                                 Worship Service

6:00 p.m.                                 Zero Gravity

7:00 p.m.                                 Cantata Rehearsal @ B. Flats

 

More Events in December

  • ABW meets this Tuesday at Dottie Blackman’s house. Bette McGregor will lead the program. Bring a small gift for the gift exchange.
  • Boy Scout Troop 9 will be collecting canned foods for the local food pantries on December 12th. Collection door hangers will be hung on December 5. If the scouts don’t stop by your house and you’d like to contribute, drop off your canned foods in the Fellowship Hall at any time on or before December 12.
  • Cookies needed! Get your cookies to Deb Stevens by December 16th. Meet at her house at 6:30 p.m. on 12/16 to assemble Christmas fruit (and cookie) boxes.
  • Hear local singers celebrate Christ’s birth with joyous song!.” The “Christmas Tapestry” cantata will be performed at 4 p.m. and

6 p.m. on December 20th at the Burlington Flats Baptist Church with a reception to follow both performances.

 

Announcements

  • *Today’s Jingle Jangle offering will go to the Eichelbergers, missionaries in the Czech Republic. The Eichelbergers lead couples and family Bible studies and are working on establishing churches in an area where there are very few Christians.
  • All boards must submit their budgets to the Trustees by the end of November!
  • Annual Reports from all boards and committees must be submitted to Lisa Berryment by January 1, 2016.
  • Pringles cans needed for an After School Program project. Drop off empty cans (yes, you get to eat the chips!) in the Fellowship Hall by December 11.