FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Serving Christ and the Community Since 1839
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April 7, 2019
 
***GATHERING SONGS
“Nothing but the Blood”
“How Great Thou Art”
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
 
CALL TO WORSHIP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . unison
Psalm 126
 
MEDITATION RESPONSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (v. 1) # 72
“To God Be the Glory”
 
***HYMNS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hymnal
“Great Is the Lord” --- # 44
“He Lives!” --- # 248
“Give Me Jesus” --- # 551
 
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS . . . . . . Duane Enright
 
RECEIVING GIFTS & TITHES---------- ---------- ---PRAYER
*** “Doxology”
 
FIRST READING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dick Crandell
Isaiah 43: 16 – 21
 
BIBLE STORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dorothy Case
 
PRAISES & PRAYER REQUESTS . . . . . PASTORAL PRAYER
THE LORD’S PRAYER (debts)
 
***HYMN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (v. 1,2,5) # 512
“At the Cross”
 
SECOND READING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dick Crandell
Philippians 3: 4b – 14
 
MESSAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rev. Charles I. Case
“Take Hold!”
 
COMMUNION HYMN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . # 509
“O, How I Love Jesus”
(Diaconate Offering)
 
THE LORD’S SUPPER
 
CLOSING RESPONSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . screen
“Here I Am, Lord”
 
 
Assisting in Worship Service
Today Ministers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All Believers of this Church
Worship Leader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Duane Enright
Scripture Reader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dick Crandell
Greeter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ardell Tebo
Piano/Organ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jane Klinzing
Guitar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pastor  
 
 
HIGH SCHOOL EVENT
An event addressing the on-going drug problems in our school system will be held on Monday, April 22 5:30pm – 7:30pm
 
SPECIAL SELECTION
Please sign up to provide a Special Selection on Sundays in March and April Sign up sheet on the narthex table.
 
MAUNDY THURSDAY
Join us for a Fellowship Supper and Communion. Thursday, April 18—6:00pm
(There will be no Fellowship Supper on Wednesday the 17th)
 
SPRING CONGREGATIONAL MEETING
The Spring Congregational Meeting has been scheduled for April 28. Lunch following worship. Meeting to follow.
 
SAME DAY CELEBRATION!
Help us celebrate Isaiah turning 6 years old! April 28—following worship Lunch with guests will take place before the Spring Congregational Meeting
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
APR. 10---WEDNESDAY---6PM
Fellowship Supper & Ministry Groups
 
APR. 13---SATURDAY---8:30AM
Community Outreach Food Distribution
Free Breakfast at River of Life Methodist Church
 
APRIL 14---SUNDAY
Palm Sunday
 
APRIL 18---THURSDAY---6:00PM
Maundy Thursday Fellowship Supper & Communion
 
APRIL 19---FRIDAY
Noon—1st Presbyterian
7:00pm—Tenebrae Service at Jefferson Prairie
 
APRIL 21---SUNDAY Easter Sunday
 
APRIL 28---SUNDAY---NOON
Birthday Luncheon for Isaiah Funk
 
APRIL 28---SUNDAY
Spring Congregational Meeting
 
MAY 1---WEDNESDAY---1:20PM
Assisted Living Sing-Along—1:20pm at Azura
 
 
Assisting in Worship Service April 14, 2019
Worship Leader – Duane Enright
Scripture Reader – Dorothy Case
Greeters – John & Janet Goodmanson