FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Serving Christ and the Community Since 1839
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December 9, 2018
2ND Sunday in Advent
 
PRELUDE
 
GATHERING SONGS
“I Love You, Lord”
“The Strong Name of Jesus”
“Trusting Jesus”
“Through It All”
 
***CALL TO WORSHIP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . unison
Luke 1: 30 - 33
 
First & Second Candles
 
***MEDITATION RESPONSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . # 140
“Emmanuel, Emmanuel”
 
***SONGS OF THE SEASON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . hymnal
“Angels We Have Heard on High”--- # 152
“Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus”--- # 135
 
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . . . . . . Dorothy Case
 
RECEIVING GIFTS & TITHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . offertory
***“We Give Thee but Thine Own”
 
SCRIPTURE READING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lori Edwards
Luke 1: 68 – 79
 
SPECIAL SELECTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vicki Swinconos
 
PRAISES & PRAYER REQUESTS . . . . . PASTORAL PRAYER
THE LORD’S PRAYER (debts)
 
***HYMN OF PREPARATION . . . . . . . . . . . (v. 1,2,4) # 21
“How Great Thou Art”
 
MESSAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rev. Charles I. Case
“The Path of Peace”
Luke 1: 68 – 79
 
CLOSING HYMN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . # 72
“To God Be the Glory”
 
***BENEDICTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (v. 2, 3) # 97
“He Is Lord”
 
 
Assisting in Worship Service Today
Ministers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All Believers of this Church
Worship Leader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dorothy Case
Scripture Reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lori Edwards
Greeters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John & Jan Goodmanson
Guitar . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pastor
Piano/Organ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jane Klinzing
 
CCLI License # 140155
 
 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE
December 12—6pm supper
December 19—6pm supper
December 26—OFF
 
 
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLE LIGHT SERVICE
Please sign up to read scripture for the Christmas Eve Candle Light Service
Monday, December 24---7:00pm
 
SPECIAL SELECTION
Please sign up to provide a Special Selection in November and December.
The sign-up sheet is on the narthex table
 
 ADVENT
Please sign up to read scripture and light the Advent Candles
during Sunday Worship Services beginning in December.
 
MITTEN TREE
The Mitten Tree is up and ready to be decorated with
your donations of mittens, hats and gloves for kids age 4 – 10 years.
Thank You!
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
DEC. 9---SUNDAY---11:00AM - ? Goodmanson Anniversary Celebration
 
DEC. 12---WEDNESDAY---3:30PM Kids Klub @ Emmanuel Community Church
 
DEC. 12---WEDNESDAY---6PM Fellowship Supper & Ministry Groups
 
DEC. 24---MONDAY---7:00PM Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
 
JAN. 2---WEDNESDAY---1:20PM Assisted Living Sing-Along—1:20pm at Azura
 
JAN. 7---MONDAY---6:30PM Executive Board/Diaconate Meeting
 
JAN. 12---SATURDAY---8:30AM Community Outreach Food Distribution
                                                     Free Breakfast at River of Life Methodist Church
 
JAN. 27---SUNDAY---following Worship Pot – Luck Luncheon & Annual Meeting
 
 
Assisting in Worship Service December 16, 2018
Worship Leader – Dorothy Case
Scripture Reader – Sandy Enright
Greeters – Brian & Heidi Enright