Worship Bulletin - March 9, 2014


Come and join Central Baptist on a journey of reflection and expectation during the season of Lent.  Over these forty days we wander in the wilderness, as the light of God's salvation slowly brightens the dawn.


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Worship Order

Lord’s Day, March 9, 2014 - 10:30 AM Worship First Week of Lent


Welcome And Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship - Psalm 32 - p.597

*Praise Music - “Here I Am to Worship” & “Shine Jesus Shine”

Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading - Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 - p.3


Offertory - “Draw Me Nearer”

*Song of Thanksgiving - “Give Thanks” - #170

Give thanks with a grateful heart; Give thanks to the Holy One, Give thanks because He's given Jesus Christ, His Son. (repeat) And now let the weak say, "I am strong,"  Let the poor say, "I am rich," because of what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat)

Gospel Reading - Matthew 4:1-11 - p. 1037

*Praise Song - “All Hail the Power of Jesus Name”

NT Reading - Romans 5:12-19 - p.1209

Sermon - “Sneaky serpentses...” - Pastor Wesley Allen”

*Praise Song - “Will the Circle be Unbroken”



*If you are able, please stand


March Benevolence: America for Christ The America for Christ Offering is the American Baptist response to the needs of home missions within and beyond the local congregation in witness and service for Christ as mandated by the Great Commission.  Gifts are channeled through National Ministries and Regional Ministries to fund home mission, education and local community ministries. http://www.nationalministries.org/afc

Interfaith Hospitality Network Friday, April 4.  Cooks, servers, and overnighters needed.  Contact Amanda for more information.

Mission to Chinese Seamen Annual Spring Banquet The Mission to Chinese Seamen’s Annual Spring Banquet will be held at the Proclamation Presbyterian Church, in Bryn Mawr PA, on April 5th at 5:30pm. Dinner will feature authentic Chinese cuisine. Reverend Byeong Lee will be speaking. Suggestion donation is $10. All are welcome! Please R.S.V.P. by March 22nd to Janice Hill by using the form below.

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Biennial Mission Summit 2015 Save the Date! The American Baptist 2015 Mission Summit is scheduled for June 26-28, 2015. More information can be found at their website: www.americanbaptists2015.com