Worship Bulletin - March 16, 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 16, 2014 - 10:30 AM Worship

Second Week of Lent


Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship - Psalm 121 - p.666

*Hymn of Praise - “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty” - #210

Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading - Genesis 12:1-4a - p.12


Offertory - “The Power of Your Name”

*Song of Thanksgiving - “Doxology” - #815

Praise God from whom all blessings flow. Praise Him, all creatures here below. Praise Him above, ye heav’nly host. Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen

Gospel Reading - John 3:1-17 - p.1140

*Hymn of Preparation - “Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne” - #292

NT Reading - Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 - p.1208

Sermon - “Born... whatnow?” - Pastor Wesley Allen

*Hymn of Invitation - “God of Grace and God of Glory” - #435



*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 Boulton 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. Please R.S.V.P. by March 22nd to Janice Hill by using the form below.

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Palmyra Moravian Church Prayer Breakfasts The Women’s Prayer Breakfast will be held Saturday, April 5 at 9:00am. Please RSVP by March 31. The Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be held Saturday, April 12 at 9:00am. Please RSVP by April 7 to the church at 856-829-2886.

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