December 11, 2016 - Bulletin


Worship Order


p style="text-align:left;">Prelude Welcome and Announcements Passing the Peace Call to Worship - Psalm 146:5-10 - p.676 Praise Music - “I Will Call Upon The Lord” - “Awesome in This Place” Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer Sharing of Joys and Concerns OT Reading - Isaiah 11:1-10 - p. 770 Offering - “Mary, Did You Know” *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 o what the Lord has done for us. Give Thanks! (repeat) NT Reading - James 5:7-10 - p. 1304 *Praise Song - “Refiner’s Fire” Gospel Reading - Matthew 11:2-11 - p. 1046 Message - “The Coming Celebration” - Pastor Wes *Praise Song - “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing” If you are able, please stand


December Benevolence – RMMO In 1977, American Baptist Churches USA launched the Retired Ministers and Missionaries Offering (RMMO) to continue this tradition of thanks. Today, RMMO is a tangible way for the American Baptist congregations to say “Thank you for …” the commitment, service and spiritual guidance of retired ministers, missionaries and their widowed spouses. (taken from their website)

Christmas at Central Baptist Christmas Eve Service will be held at 6:30PM. Christmas Day Service will be held at 10:30AM followed by a pot-luck brunch. Everyone is encouraged to come comfy-casual, and sign up with what item they will share at the celebration. Sign up sheet is on the table in Fellowship Hall.

WERLEE WERLEE Returns!  Thursday, December 29, 8pm.  This year will be a dessert only event.  Please bring a wrapped "re-gift" to exchange.  See Amanda Boulton for details. (White Elephant Re-gifting Left-over Exchange Extravaganza)

Calendar Tonight - 6:30PM - QUEST - 7:oo PM - IBC Tuesday - 7:30 PM - Choir Practice Thursday - 7:30 PM - IBC Friday - 4:30 PM - Treasure Hunters - Christmas Party - - Bring a wrapped “white elephant” gift …no more - - than $5, to swap