December 10, 2017 - Bulletin


Worship Order


Welcome and Announcements

Passing the Peace

Call to Worship - Psalm 85: 1-2, 8-13 - p.636

*Praise Music - “Open Up The Sky”

  • “Sanctuary”

Opening Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer

Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Sharing of Joys and Concerns

OT Reading - Isaiah 40: 1-11 - p. 775

Offering - “And The Glory of the Lord”

*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 - 2 Peter 3: 8-15a - p. 1313

*Praise Song - “Give You Glory”

Gospel Reading - Mark 1: 1-8 - p. 1073

Message - “Prepped for Peace” - Pastor Wes

*Praise Song - “We Bow Down”

*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)

Interfaith Hospitality Network

Friday, December 15.  Cooks, servers, and overnighters needed.  See Amanda Boulton for details.


White Elephant Regifting Leftover Exchange Extravaganza returns!  Thursday, December 28, 6pm.  Share a stress-free evening of food, fellowship, and fun.  Come as you are and bring what you have.  Bring your leftover holiday food and a wrapped "gift" of something you would like to get rid of.


Tonight - 7:oo PM - IBC

Tuesday - 7:30 PM - Choir Practice