Bedford Baptist Church Enter His Gates With Praise Memorial Carillon

Welcome to
Bedford Baptist Church
Service of Worship – March 27th, 2011 – 10:55 a.m.
Enter His Gates With Praise
Call To Worship
Memorial Carillon
“How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings”
Ministry Opportunities
Pastor Kevin
*Time Of Praise
Worship Team
(Children are invited to come to the front pews during the last song)
Children’s Story
“How Much Faith Is Enuff?” Pastor Bob
“Mighty To Save” (v. 1)
(KidZone Children may head downstairs during singing of last verse)
Our Response To Him
Tithes & Offering
“Cantilene” (Lane Smith)
*Offertory Response #600 “Praise God From Whom…”
Prayers of the People
Pastor Nelson
Ministry Of Music “Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)”
Sanctuary Choir
Ministry Of The Word
Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19 (NIV)
Living By Faith
Lic. Miriam MacDonald
“I Surrender All”
“Fanfare in B Major” (Charles W. Ore)
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]
Radio: CHSB 99.3 Hilltop FM
Prayer Chain: Doug & Donna Peverill
Phone: 434-8054 or E-mail: [email protected]
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.
that end, we offer a wide variety of programs and services
for every age group.
On a larger scale, we are affiliated
Canadian Baptist Ministries.
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
Please Be In Prayer For Our Sick & Shut-In
Halifax Veteran’s Memorial
Mr. Beresford (Barry) Thompson
Mr. Bill Gallant
Mrs. Hilda MacDonald
(Tena Poirier’s Mother)
Walter Reid Veteran’s Hospital
Mr. Adam Keys
Ivany Place
Mrs. Evelyn Ross
Ms. Brenda Carson
Mrs. Freda Bender
Mrs. Barb Bishop
Mrs. Helen Beeler
Mrs. Norma Sutherland
Mrs. Beth Kennedy
Mrs. Marjorie Levy
St. Vincent’s Nursing Home
Dykeland Lodge
Parkland Estates (Cameron Hall)
Windsor Elms
Berkeley Retirement
Northwood Center
At Home
(Herman & Vivian’s Nephew)
(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
Mr. Keith MacLaren
Mrs. Ruth Chiasson
Mr. Donald Matheson
(Lianne’s Father)
Last Week’s Offering (March 20, 2011)
(Automatic debit weekly offerings are included in totals)
Total Annual Budget (Proposal)=$388,400
Last Week’s Offering Towards Budget
Weekly Offering Needed To Make Budget
Weekly Surplus/Deficit
Year To Date Surplus/Deficit
Special Donations & Non-Budget Offering
SFE Meeting
The Supervised Field Education Committee will meet
immediately following the service today in the Heffler
Week At A Glance
Sunday To Sunday March 27th – April 3rd
11:15 am
After Worship
After Worship
6:30 pm
6:30 pm
6:30 pm
7:30 pm
9:15 pm
2:00 pm
6:30 pm
7:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
9:30 am
7:00 pm
7:00 pm
9:30 am
7:00 pm
10:00 am
10:55 am
10:55 am
10:55 am
11:15 am
6:30 pm
6:30 pm
Spaghetti Social
SFE Committee
Small Groups
Youth Fireside
College & Career
Ladies Alive
Friendship Circle
ADC Greek Class
McLean Bible Study
Youth Group
Bible Study
Sanctuary Choir
Girls In Motion
Association Licensing Committee
“Sounds of Spring” Music Concert
Benevolent Sunday
Pre-Service Prayer
Communion Service
Nursery (Nancy Ohsberg & Kaleigh Rand)
Preschool (Michelle Vekeman & Wanda Tingley)
Small Groups
Youth Fireside
Servants in the Lord’s Work
This Week
Graham Starratt
& Elsie Roberts
Peter Metcalfe
Walter Scott
& Sandra MacKenzie
Deacon On Duty
Next Week
Ron McLean
Heather Wilson
& Lillian Drysdale
Warwick White
Arlene Metcalfe
& Audrey Currie
Worship Service Attendance
Last Week:
Year Ago
News & Events
Convention Prayer Link
There are 21 Associations in our Convention of Atlantic
Baptist Churches. Please pray for the Moderators and
executive members who give leadership to the important
work of our Associations.
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: William, Velma, Dane & Kathleen Whitlock,
Ada Wiggins, Ali Wilcox, and Tom & Ann Williams.
Birthday Greetings
Best wishes are extended to Barb Bishop who is
celebrating her 83rd birthday on April 2nd.
As a caring community of faith and love we extend our
sincere Christian sympathy to Rob & Jena (Mitchell) Antle
on the sudden passing of their son, Clark Strachan, on
March 19th, 2011. We also grieve with Clark’s maternal
grandparents, Lloyd & Lynda Mitchell, and his aunt &
uncle, Jane & Claude Thibault.
We also express our sympathies at this time to Ken &
Nancy Rust on the death of their son, Kenny, and to
Herbie & Renata Desmond, on the death of Herbie’s
mother, Hilda, this past week.
Birth Announcement
Congratulations to Ken & Amy Cross of Quispamsis on
the birth of their daughter, Elize Faith, Tuesday, March
22nd. Proud grandparents are David & Cynthia Cross.
News & Events (Cont’d.)
CHSB Hilltop FM 99.3 Spotlight—―Homeward‖
“Homeward,” hosted by Dr. Jim Burns, a veteran youth
minister, is designed to offer sound Christian advice for
parents as they seek to bring their children up in the faith
in an increasingly complex and secular world. Broadcast
weekdays from 6:30-7:00 pm.
Music Concert
Make plans to attend our “Sounds of Spring” Music
Concert to be held here at Bedford Baptist on Saturday,
April 2nd from 7:00-8:30 pm. A variety of musical acts will
perform and a reception time will follow. A free will offering
will be taken during the evening as well that will support
the ongoing ministries of our church.
Greeters List
The 2011 Greeter List for those who don’t have e-mail has
been put in your mail slot by the nursery.
April Calendar
Copies of the April Church Calendar are now available in
the foyer.
Volunteers for St. George's Soup Kitchen
We are currently looking for volunteers to help at St.
George's Soup Kitchen for April 23rd. If you are available
and interested in helping out on that day, please contact
Bonnie Matthews at 864-4805.
LAFF – New Video Series
LAFF, meeting Thursdays at 9:30 am, has begun a new
video series by Bruce Wilkinson (“The Prayer of Jabez”)
called “Secrets of the Vine,” which examines John 15:1-17
and how Christ followers can live the abundant life.
There’s always room for more as they begin to explore this
thought provoking topic.