Worship Bulletin - January 18, 2015


Journey with Central Baptist as we walk with Jesus in this season between Epiphany and Lent. Join us as we witness the unfolding revelation of Jesus throughout his life!  


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Worship Order

Lord’s Day, January 18th, 2014 10:30 AM Worship


Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship - Isaiah 60:1-3, NIV

Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you. See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the LORD rises upon you and his glory appears over you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawn.

*Hymn of Praise - "Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise" - #33

Opening Prayer and Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading - Exodus 22:1 - p. 83


Offertory - “Just As I Am”

*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 - Luke 19:1–10 - p.1127

*Hymn of Preparation - "Jesus, I Come" - #491

Sermon - “Lost and Found” - Pastor Wesley Allen

*Hymn of Invitation - “Lord I’m Coming Home" - #490



*If you are able, please stand


January Benevolence: Mission to Chinese Seamen The Mission to Chinese Seamen is a Christian Evangelical Mission reaching out to Far East Seamen in the port of Philadelphia. Merchant Seamen typically spend ten months or more each year on board ship and only two months in their home country with family and friends. The life of a seafarer is often lonely, monotonous and many times dangerous. Seamen are truly a forgotten people group because they are an international population constantly on the move.

Central Baptist Annual Meeting Join us after worship next week, January 25th, for our annual meeting. We will be having a pot luck - so bring a main dish or side, and come ready for some fun. Items on the agenda include:

1. Voting in new members 2. Final approval of the bylaw revision 3. Church celebrations 4. Officially electing the Church Council

The revised bylaws will be available as both a printed booklet and eBook.

Wednesday Friendship Group The Wednesday Friendship Group will be meeting this Wednesday, January 21 at 7:15 pm in the Sunday School Auditorium.  We will be making valentines for the residents at Riverview Estates at this meeting and at our February 4th meeting.  Any women wishing to help are welcome to come and give us a hand.  We have over 100 to make.  If you need a ride, please contact Karen after church.