Welcome to Bedford Baptist Church Service of Worship – February 27th, 2011 – 10:55 a.m. Enter His Gates With Praise Call To Worship Memorial Carillon Prelude Ministry Opportunities *Time Of Praise Pastor Kevin Worship Team (Children are invited to come to the front pews during the last song) Children’s Story Pastor Bob *Song ―I Have Decided To Follow Jesus‖ (KidZone Children may head downstairs during singing of last verse) Our Response To Him Tithes & Offering Offertory *Offertory Response #600 ―Praise God From Whom…‖ Prayers of the People Hymn ―It Is Well With My Soul‖ Ministry Of The Word Scripture Psalm 42:1-3, 11 (Pew Bible, OT pg. 515) Mark 12:28-31 (Pew Bible, NT pg. 49) Sermon Soul Searching Pastor Ida *Chorus ―As The Deer‖ Benediction Choral Benediction ―Go Now In Peace‖ Sanctuary Choir Postlude How To Contact Us 158 Rocky Lake Drive PO Box 44073 Bedford, NS B4A 3X5 Phone: 835-5966 Fax: 835-3984 E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.bedfordbaptist.ca Radio: CHSB 99.3 Hilltop FM Prayer Chain: Doug & Donna Peverill Phone: 434-8054 or E-mail: [email protected] WELCOME! We extend a warm welcome to all who have come to worship and fellowship with us this morning. If you are a first time visitor with us, please take time to fill out a “Welcome Card” located in the pew rack and place it in the offering plate. Parents of small children (under age 3) may take them to our Nursery, where a caring staff will supervise them. We also have a Pre-School Program (ages 3-5) that runs during our Worship Service in the Church Time PreSchool Room. One of our ushers would be happy to help you locate either one of these facilities. Elementary School children are invited to take part in our KidZone program which starts after the first part of our Worship Service downstairs in the Vestry. About Us Bedford Baptist Church has been a part of this community for 111 years. We seek to be a fellowship of believers building on the principles of love, grace, and compassion as first modeled by our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. To that end, we offer a wide variety of programs and services for every age group. with the Convention On a larger scale, we are affiliated of Atlantic Baptist Churches Canadian Baptist Ministries. Staff Ministers – All Of Us! Rev. Robert Ohsberg Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Ida Whitehouse Associate Pastor Lic. Kevin Haggarty Youth Pastor Rev. Nelson Metcalfe Pastor Emeritus Mrs. Lianne MacMinn Ministry of Music Supervised Field Education Student Lic. Miriam MacDonald Supervised Field Education Student Lic. Heather Cox Mr. Peter Metcalfe Office Administrator Mr. Joel Scott Caretaker & Please Be In Prayer For Our Sick & Shut-In Halifax Veteran’s Memorial Mr. Beresford (Barry) Thompson Walter Reid Veteran’s Hospital Mr. Bill Gallant Mr. Adam Keys Ivany Place St. Vincent’s Nursing Home Dykeland Lodge Parkland Estates (Cameron Hall) Parkstone Windsor Elms Berkeley Retirement Residence Northwood Center At Home (Herman & Vivian’s Nephew) Mrs. Evelyn Ross Ms. Brenda Carson Mrs. Freda Bender Mrs. Barb Bishop Mrs. Helen Beeler Mrs. Norma Sutherland Mrs. Beth Kennedy Mrs. Marjorie Levy (Marlene Davies’ Mother) Mrs. Lola Freeman (Judi Hayes’ Mother) Mrs. Joyce Tavener Mrs. Sydney Derrah (Carolyn Derrah-Murphy’s Mother) Ms. Carol Lumsden Mrs. Gloria Campbell Mrs. Bea Witherall Ms. Samantha Mason Mr. Gar Woodworth Last Week’s Offering (February 13, 2011) TOTAL=$6089.82 (Automatic debit weekly offerings are included in totals) OFFERING BREAKDOWN Total Annual Budget (Proposal)=$388,400 Last Week’s Offering Towards Budget $ 6089.82 Weekly Offering Needed To Make Budget $ 7,469.23 Weekly Surplus/(Deficit) ($ 1,379.41) Year To Date Surplus/(Deficit) ($ 9,628.03) Special Donations & Non-Budget Offering Total $ 0.00 World Day Of Prayer The World Day of Prayer Service for 2011 will be held on Friday, March 4th, 2:00pm at the Anglican Church, Bedford Highway. The theme is "How Many Loaves Have You?‖ prepared by the World Day of Prayer Committee of Chile. Everyone welcome. Week At A Glance Sunday To Sunday February 27th – March 6th Today 11:15 am After Worship 6:30 pm 6:30 pm Monday 7:00 pm Tuesday 9:15 pm 2:00 pm 6:30 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm Wednesday 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Thursday 9:30 am 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm Friday 2:00 pm Saturday 9:00-3:00 7:00 pm Next Sunday 10:00 am 10:55 am 10:55 am 10:55 am 11:15 am 6:30 pm 6:30 pm KidZone Spaghetti Social Small Groups Youth Fireside th 111 Annual Business Meeting Ladies Alive Friendship Circle ADC Greek Class Association Constitution Review McLean Bible Study CE Committee Meeting Youth Group Bible Study LAFF Jean Rushton WMS Sanctuary Choir Girls In Motion Ivany Place Worship Service Leadership Summit Men’s Group Bowling Party Benevolent Sunday Pre-Service Prayer Worship Service Nursery Preschool (Michelle Vekeman & Wanda Tingley) KidZone Small Groups Youth Fireside Servants in the Lord’s Work This Week Kathy Cochrane Neil & Merle Cassidy Deacon On Duty Greeters Sound Tellers Warwick White Ralph Miller and Keith & Elsie Roberts Next Week Sandra MacKenzie Stephen & Gill Davidson Walter Scott & Arlene Metcalfe Worship Service Attendance Last Week: 190 Year Ago 228 Our Daily Bread The latest issue of Our Daily Bread (March-May 2011) is now available in the foyer. News & Events HELP NEEDED The Missions Committee will be hosting a pancake supper on March 8th (See Poster) and a silent auction throughout the week of March 4-11.We need donations of articles— new or antiques, services and baked goods. Please drop off items at the church on March 4th or any time in the following week. This fundraiser is to help support Meaghan Whitehouse and the Mayich family in mission to Kenya and Mongolia, respectively. MORE INFO - CALL CHURCH OFFICE 835-5966. Our Prayer Initiative We are invited to join together in prayer for one another. As we move through our fellowship alphabetically, look for your name to appear. If it doesn't, please let Peter know, for we wish to be in prayer for YOU. This week, please be in prayer for: Jonathan Veinotte, Josh, Michelle, Luc, & Matthew Vekeman, and Henry Vietinghoff, Shawna MacKinnon, Caleb, Andreas, & Michaela. Birth Congratulations Clifford & Tina Cassidy, of Calgary, Alberta, proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Kaitlyn Marie, on February 21st, 2011, a sister for Aidan & Liam. Proud grandparents are Neil & Merle Cassidy. Bereavement As a caring community of faith and love we extend our sincere Christian sympathy to Bev Giffin and Marjorie Thompson and their families on the recent passing of Bev & Marjorie’s father, John McLellan. Income Tax Receipts 2010 income tax receipts are available in the foyer. Please pick yours up to avoid mailing costs. News & Events (Cont’d.) Appreciation The family of John Afton McLellan would like to express to our church family our heartfelt thanks for the cards, phone calls and your presence at the Celebration of Life of our Dad. A special thanks to Rev. Dr. Ida for her visit with us in our homes. Words cannot express how wonderful it is to know that others care and have expressed this to us during the recent loss of our father. In Christian Love Beverly, John Giffin and family Marjorie, Keith Thompson and family. Annual Meeting Notice is hereby given of the 111th Annual Business Meeting of the Bedford Baptist Church to be held on Monday, February 28th at 7 p.m. in the Church Vestry. All are welcome to attend and speak to any motion but only members have a vote. Annual Report books are available in the foyer. “Just Desserts” The next gathering of the "Just Desserts" group will be held at 12 Noon on Wednesday, March 9th, 2011. The gathering will take place at the home of Charlie & Erna Rand. Beacon House Saturday March 12th is Bedford Baptist Day at Beacon House. This is your chance to see the store firsthand. We need a number of people to sort, straighten and sell from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Thanks for your help. It's always a good time together!
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