Brockport First Baptist

A Welcoming and Affirming Congregation

Phone: (585) 637-9770

Email: brockportfirstbaptist@frontiernet.net

Brockport First Baptist

A Welcoming and Affirming American Baptist Community

April 15, 2018

Greeting Each Other

Announcements

Call to Worship                                                                           Screen

  • One:   Christ, God’s gift to the world, shall come:
  • All:     For those who feel despair will know hope.
  • One:  For those who are oppressed will know freedom
  • All:     For those who are lonely will know love.
  • One:   For those who are suffering will know inner peace.
  • All:     O Christ, Lord of the world, your time is now!  
  • One:   Fill our hearts with joy as we worship this day!

 

Gathering Prayer     Gracious God, you have called us to be your children, and that is what we are.  We come boldly before you with our praise and gratitude. Open our eyes to wonder, our ears to hear your words of encouragement, and our hearts to faith. We are your witnesses to the risen Christ because our faith looks up to you for guidance, strength and courage.  Amen

    Opening Hymn       “Great Is Thy Faithfulness ”                   p.  60

    First Reading                       Acts: 3:12-19                          Bible p. 887

    Anthem                "Sing a Jubilant Song"           Dave and Jean Perry

            Children’s Time        

           *Praise Song          “You Are My King” (Amazing Love)        Screen 

ha      Sharing Our Joys and Concerns

             Prayer / Silent Prayer

             The Lord’s Prayer (debts/debtors)  

             Sharing our Tithes and Offerings                                            

             Offertory   “I Know that My Redeemer Liveth"         G. F. Handel

   Second Reading               Luke 24:36b-48                        Bible p. 888

   Meditation             Growing by Faith                           Pastor Norma

   *Hymn                   “My Faith Looks Up to Thee “                   p. 552 

   Postlude:            "Christ Has Triumphed, Alleluia!"          Lani Smith 

                         ANNOUNCEMENTS

GATHERING TABLE & TEEN CLOSET, TODAY  1:00-2:30 PM

BREAKFAST IN BLOOM, SUNDAY, MAY 6, 9:00 am

The Outreach Team will host a delicious breakfast on May 6 to express appreciation for our congregation’s continued support of all our efforts! Everyone is invited o come and enjoy breakfast casseroles, fruit, oatmeal, bagels, muffins, etc. Please sign up on the Outreach bulletin board!

CALENDAR 

TUESDAY, APRIL 17

7:00 pm       Full Choir 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 

3:30 pm       Praise Rehearsal