October 08, 2017

Second Baptist Church
Sunday Worship Service
October 8, 2017


Worship Song                        ”Everyday”

Call to Worship

Worship Hymn #563            “Count Your Blessings”

Song of Praise                       “In Christ Alone”

Prayers & Praises

Choir Anthem                         “When I Look Into Your Holiness”

Offering & Doxology #625


Closing Hymn #93                 “Praise the Name of Jesus”




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.


Pastor Andy Johnson


Focus Friends for October

Bryant & Meghan Whaley
1607 Porters Mill Lane
Midlothian, VA 23114


Upcoming Events

Sunday                            October 8
 9:00 a.m.               Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                       Worship Service

Wednesday                                October 11

6:30 p.m.                                       Diaconate Meeting

Thursday                                  October 12

7:00 p.m.                                       Choir Rehearsal

Friday                            October 13

2:30 p.m.                                       Children’s Christmas Musical Rehearsal

6:00 p.m.                                       SBC Youth Group “Fusion”

Saturday                                  October 14

8:30 a.m.                                       Women’s Breakfast

Sunday                                                       October 15

9:00 a.m.                                       Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                       Worship Service


  • The next Women’s Breakfast is on 10/14 at 8:30. Come for food and fellowship. Bring a friend along!
  • The Annual CareNet Banquet is 10/15, contact Linda Button if you’d like to attend.
  • Blake and Nicole Arenson will speak at our 10/15 worship service.
  • Practices for the Children’s Christmas musical, “Angel Alert” are Fridays at 2:30. All kids are welcome to sing. Contact Sue Gay for more information.
  • Blankets for Church World Service: $5 purchases a big, warm blanket for those in distress throughout the world and locally. Give cash or checks made out to “American Baptist Women” to Dottie Blackman. Note in whose honor/memory the blanket is for, for display on the pulpit.
  • Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes are available for packing. Linda Hickling will be collecting them mid-November.
  • SBC now has regular distribution hours for the Food Pantry:
    • Every first Tuesday of the month, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    • Every third Saturday of the month, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 am.
    • Voluteers are needed to help at these times,
      see Doreen Bush to sign up
  • SBC Youth Group “Fusion” begins on October 6 at 6:00 p.m. Two age groups will meet: grades 5-7 and grades 8-12. Adult volunteers are needed – see Andy for more information.

Missions Focus for October

Church World Service Blankets

Every year CWS distributes thousands of blankets around the world. With every blanket we give, we reach families fleeing their homes, recovering from disaster and more, wrapping them in comfort, warmth, and compassion.


Post-Hurricane Help

  • Help John Christian Academybaked goods needed to sell at SpookFest (10/21), proceeds will go to the academy to help rebuild the destroyed facilities. See Ardath for details.
  • Hurricane Maria Destroyed DominicaThe Burlington Flats Baptist Church is collecting items to be shipped down to the Caribbean island of Dominica. Dion Peter’s (Pastor Jay’s son in law) family have faced total island destruction from Hurricane Maria. His dad and brother are staying on the island and will distribute the items in their neighborhood.
    Items needed include:
    Over the counter meds (Tylenol, ibuprofen, band aids, etc.)
    Evaporated milk
    Bags of dried beans
    Bags of parboiled rice
    Boxes of mac ‘n cheese mix
    Canned foods
    Camping type propane canisters
    Large tarps (every home’s roof was ripped off)

Donations can be dropped off at SBC.


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