March 12, 2017 - Bulletin


Worship Order


Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship - Psalm 121 - p.666

*Praise Music - “Thrive by Casting Crowns”

  • “Open Up The Skies by Deluge”

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

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

Offering - “God So Loved the World”

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

*Praise Song - “Canticle of the Turning”

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

Message - “The Call” - Pastor Wes

*Praise Song - “I Sing Praises”

*If you are able, please stand


March Benevolence – America for Christ

“Our American Baptist family has a profound heritage as a compassionate, engaging and giving people.” So writes Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive Director of American Baptist Home Mission Societies. This March, give generously to America for Christ, and carry on our legacy of service which proclaims the Love of our Savior!

Soup is upon us!

Come out and be part of theTri-Boro Lenten soup-suppers as Bethany hosts this Wednesday, March15! Soup and Salad are served at 6:30 PM, worship follows at 7:30. Suggested donation for the meal is $3. Don’t forget to invite your neighbors!

Pizza Bash

Saturday, March 25, 6pm.  Bring your favorite pizza and create Easter cards for the Riverview residents.  Family and friends are welcome.


Tonight - 7:oo PM - IBC

Tuesday - 7:30 PM - Choir Practice

Wednesday - 6:30 PM - Lent Soup Supper (Bethany)

  • 7:30 PM - Lent Mid-Week Worship

Thursday - 7:30 PM - IBC

Friday - 4:30 PM - Treasure Hunters - Pickle Party