October 1, 2017

Second Baptist Church
Sunday Worship Service
October 1, 2017

Worship Song                        ”Marvelous Light”

Call to Worship

Worship Hymn #64              “All Creatures of Our God and King”

Song of Praise                       “In Christ Alone”

Prayers & Praises

Choir Anthem                         “Love Is the Greatest of These”

Offering & Doxology #625


The Lord’s Supper

Closing Hymn #286              “Blest Be the Tie that Binds”



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 Friend for October

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


Upcoming Events

Sunday                            October 1
 9:00 a.m.               Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                       Worship Service

Monday                           October 2

7:00 p.m.                                       Trustees Meeting

Tuesday                           October 3

10:00 a.m.                                       ABW at Isabel Culver’s

4:45 p.m.                                       Board of Christian Education Meeting

Thursday                                   October 5

7:00 p.m.                                       Choir Rehearsal

Friday                             October 6

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


Sunday                                                        October 8

9:00 a.m.                                       Sunday School

10:00 a.m.                                       Worship Service


Missions Focus for October









  • 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.
  • 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.

Prayer Requests

  • Ed Stevens is joining the American Baptist Relief Team in Louisiana to help with post-hurricane clean up from October 1 thru 10.


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