An Evening of Instrumental Praise!

The Church in Worship
April 5, 2015
11:00 a.m.
Scripture Reading
Mark 16:1-8
Minister: This is the Word of the Lord.
All: Thanks be to God!
EASTER SUNDAY
Pastoral Prayer
OPENING OUR HEARTS TO GOD
Prelude
“Choral”
Call to Worship
Joseph Jongen
Anthem
“Lift High Your Easter Praise”
Becca Jones
Sermon
“Mixed Emotions”
Christ the Lord is risen! He is risen indeed!
The stone was rolled away. He is alive!
Naysayers, soldiers & guards could not keep him locked away.
All of the cruelty and hate of this world could not keep him
locked away.
Leader: Death itself could not keep him.
All:
Christ the Lord is risen! He is risen indeed!
*Hymn of Praise
“Christ the Lord Is Risen Today”
Benjamin Harlan
EASTER HYMN
Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia!
Raise you joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing ye heav’ns and earth, reply, Alleluia!
Lives again our glorious King, Alleluia! Where, O death is now thy sting? Alleluia!
Once He died our souls to save, Alleluia! Where thy victory, O grave? Alleluia!
Soar we now where Christ has led, Alleluia! Following our exalted Head, Alleluia!
Made like Him, like Him we rise, Alleluia! Ours, the cross, the grave, the skies, Alleluia!
Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia! Fought the fight the battle won, Alleluia!
Death in vain forbids Him rise, Alleluia! Christ hath opened paradise, Alleluia!
Invocation
Jim Walls
Gloria Patri (Hymnal 704)
MEINEKE
arr. Angerman/Martin
*Hymn of Response 210
“I Know That My Redeemer Lives”
Benediction
Postlude
“Alleluia”
Wayne Lord, organist
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Sunday, April 5
8:30 a.m. REACH Contemporary Worship, Gym
9:40 a.m. Sunday School, all buildings
11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service, Sanctuary
Vietnamese Worship, Arts/Crafts/MAC
2:00 p.m. Chinese Sunday School, W-105
DUKE STREET
Monday, April 6
Tuesday, April 7
6:00 a.m. Men’s Bible Study, MAC Grill
6:00 p.m. Sarah’s Laughter, Coffee House
Property Committee, Conference Rm.
6:30 p.m. DMDA, W-105
Greg DeLoach
Wednesday, April 8
7:00 a.m. Men’s Prayer Breakfast, MAC Grill
5:30 p.m. Bridge Ministry Prep, MAC Grill
Greg DeLoach
OUR RESPONSE
PRAISING GOD
“Fanfare for Easter Day”
Greg DeLoach
LISTENING TO GOD
Leader:
People:
Leader:
People:
Introit
Kyle Boyer
Theodore Dubois
Les Reagan, pianist
Thursday, April 9
Friday, April 10
Saturday, April 11
6:30 a.m. BSF Leadership, Daniel Building
11:30 a.m. Bridge Ministry off campus
*Congregation please stand. Please silence your electronic devices.
Seating for the hearing impaired on the camera side of sanctuary. An interpreter is available.
The Sanctuary flowers are given in loving memory of my parents,
Dawson & Loead Dill and our grandson, Charlie (Cal) Lovett III
by Charlie & Lanell Lovett.
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;
As it was in the beginning, is now and ever shall be,
World without end. Amen, amen.
Welcome and *Greeting
*Hymn 214
Jim Walls
“The Day of Resurrection!”
“Because He Lives”
LANCASHIRE
RESURRECTION
Because He lives, I can face tomorrow; because He lives, all fear is gone;
Because I know He holds the future, and life is worth the living just because He lives.
Offertory Prayer
Offertory
Pam Thomas
“The Strife Is O’er, the Battle Done”
“Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee”
arr. Robert Nagel
An Evening of Instrumental Praise!
FBC Orchestra and Handbells
in concert Sunday, April 26, 6:30 PM in the Sanctuary.
CBF 2015 Spring General Assembly
Friday & Saturday, April 24-25
Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church
2715 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA
Assembly leaders will be David Odom, Greg
DeLoach, and Devita Parnell. Registration
can be done online at www.cbfga.org/10117/
spring-general-assembly-online-registration
or you may call the CBF Georgia office at
478-742-1191, ext. 3.
Opportunities to Serve and Grow
Ministerial Staff
Greg DeLoach, Senior Pastor
[email protected]
Jim Walls, Associate Pastor
[email protected]
R. J. Robinson, Pastor Emeritus
Kyle Boyer, Minister to Students
[email protected]
Patti Fowler, Minister of Weekday Education
[email protected]
Andy Jones, Minister of Missional Outreach
[email protected]
Becca Jones, Minister to Preschool & Children
[email protected]
Quarterly Conference
Wednesday, April 15, 6 PM
Fellowship Hall
“Journey to Paradise” seminar led by Delores
Malone, Sundays, April 19, 26 & May 3, 4-6 PM,
Adult Bldg., room 100. The “Journey to Paradise”
is an enduring message of a man staring death in
the face with confidence in the Great Shepherd
who guided him along the way. Join us as we view
and discuss the DVD made by Dr. Jake Malone. A
chaplain and a physician will be at each session to
answer questions. To register call 706-860-6818 or
email [email protected] Jesus answered “... today
you will be with me in paradise.” Luke 23:43
mission opportunities
Brian Layman, Minister of Young Adults
and Faith Development
[email protected]
Stan Pylant
Minister of Instrumental Music
and Senior Adults
[email protected]
Kurt Wachtel
Minister of Music
[email protected]
5 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
Cost:$7 adults; $3.50 children 12 and under.
Call the Church Office for reservations.
706-733-2236.
Menu April 15 (no activities April 8)
Toasted Pecan Coleslaw
Biscuits with Butter & Jelly
Fried Chicken
Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Italian Green Beans
Peach Cobbler with Ice Cream
Children’s Menu
Corn Dogs - PB & J’s - Fruit Cocktail
activities
Faith & Family Night @Greenjackets game
April 18! Concert before the game by Waiting
Hill, a contemporary praise band. Concert
begins @ 5:30; game @ 7, followed by fireworks.
Advance tickets on sale at the Church Office for
$8, at the gate price is $10.
Want to play beach volleyball without going
to the beach? Sign up today by email to George
Berry at [email protected] or call 733-2236.
Play starts April 14, game times are 6-10 PM.
Seven regular scheduled games and playoffs for
every team.
The Activities & Hospitality Committees invite
you to a Gardening Class & Dinner! Monday,
May 4, 6:30PM in the Fellowship Hall. Sid Mullis
will speak on flowers, herbs, and vegetables. Cost is
$15, plus and 8-10 inch empty flower pot. Register
by April 25. Class limit is 100. Meal: Garden Salad,
Grilled Chicken & Dessert. Call the Church Office
preschool/children’s
ministry
We are collecting supplies for our Guatemala
mission team to take to the Malnutrition Center
in San Juan. The team will help care for over 100
children, ages birth-10 years, away from their
families to receive care for malnutrition. Items
needed are:
Diapers (sizes 3 and 4)
Toothpaste (children)
Wipes
Bodywash (children)
Lice shampoo
Children’s shoes (sizes 1-9)
Disposable Surgical Gloves
Hand sanitizer
Formula (0-6 months; 6-12 months; 12 months-2
years)
Children’s books in Spanish/Spanish and English
Are you cleaning up and clearing out for
Masters Week? Don’t throw those treasures away!
We are now collecting for the Estate Sale. Small
household items are to be taken to the Walton
Building. Please coordinate with Andy for storage
location.
VBS - June 1-5 - Have U Herd? It’s time to be a
part of the herd! Sign up now to be involved with
VBS 2015! Volunteers are needed for Missions,
Music, Bible Story, Snacks, Recreation, Crafts,
Preschool 3s and4s, Nursery, and Grade Level
Shepherds! Contact Becca to find your place to
serve! 706-733-2236 ext. 222
VBS Volunteer Meeting Sunday, April 19 @
5:00! Fellowship Hall. Child care provided. ALL
VOLUNTEERS SHOULD ATTEND TO
UNDERSTAND THE CHANGES THIS YEAR!
senior adult ministry
Ministry to Older Adults Banquet! Join us
Friday, April 24, 6 PM for “It’s Our Mountain!
It’s Our Time!” with guest David Apple. Cost is
$7. Call the Senior Adult Office (733-2236, ext.
204) for more information and reservations.
“Driving Miss Daisy” Atlanta day tour Thursday,
April 30! Visit several sites seen in the film.
Lunch at Six Feet Under. Cost is $60 and includes
transportation and tour. Bring $10-$15 for lunch.
He Is Risen!
First Baptist Church
April 5, 2015
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