Order of Worship—2/18/2018 9:00 AM Prelude+ Welcome/Greeting Tony Sorrell Hymn “All Praise to Thee, for Thou, O King Divine” #166 Affirmation of Faith #883 Morning Prayer Offering/Doxology+ Scripture Reading: Mark 1:9-15 Hannah Jones Choir Anthem It Is Well With My Soul Jo Traywick, Organ Sermon People of Baptism Tom Nelson Hymn “Wash, O God, Our Sons and Daughters” #605 Benediction+ 11:00 AM Video Announcements Praise and Worship Songs +Communion at First Church is an open table-and all are welcome at these times during the 9am service. First Church Worship Band “Fierce” “Open Up Our Eyes” “Forever Reign” Brittany Leclair Scripture Reading: Mark 1:9-15 Sermon People of Baptism Tom Nelson Reprise First Church Worship Band Baptism Wesley Michael Leclair Benediction Giving of offering and taking of communion is available at any time the Lord calls you to do so during the 11am service. Offering Boxes are available in the sanctuary. What’s Available for the Children? • Kids K-5th are always welcome in the services but also know they are invited to head over to the ALL NEW KidMin Building (Building A) before services for their own age appropriate worship (they are also welcomed to wait until before the sermon). • Nursery care is provided for the little ones in the Lil’Min Nursery (Building B) You can pick up your children in those buildings at the conclusion of services. • Finally, there is a Sitting Room at the rear of the sanctuary if you need such a place.
First Church News CONFIRMATION CLASS 2018: Starts Mar 2-4 @ Warren Willis in Friutland Park then continues for 8 weeks here at First Church. Time is running out to sign up. Retreat cost is $25 per person. Sign Up today or talk to the Pastor for more info. Click Above for Video Announcements CAFÉ IN THE HALL: A fun way to serve at 1st Church is serving the treats at the Café in the Hall on Sundays! If you enjoy eating/food how about bringing cookies on a Sun morning for others to enjoy? We also need people to call our weekly cookie people to bring their goodies. Come join this great group of friends. Please call or text me 212-7475 for details. 2nd SERV. SCRIPTURE READERS NEEDED: If you are interested in serving on the Scripture Reader rotation for the 2nd service, please let Amberlee Meeker know of your interest. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. 144 ENVELOPES: There is a board in the lobby with numbered envelopes on it. We would ask you to pray about taking an envelope and giving the amount that is on the envelope to the student ministry for 2018. Funds received go towards sending students to camp, to missions, and to the general youth fund. FAMILY RETREAT: This year our family retreat will be held on April 13-15 at the Deerhaven Conference Center. The cost will be determined by the desired accommodations that your family chooses to do. Check our a brochure in the lobby to learn more. BAKED POTATO LUNCH FUNDRAISER: On February 25th starting at 11am, First Church will be hosting a Baked Potato Bar Luncheon Fundraiser for only $5 per person. You’ll get a drink, potato and add any of your favorite toppings. Additional Donations and proceeds go towards helping fund this year’s Family Retreat. PARENT CONNECT RESCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT: If you have students in grades 6-12, we invite you to come to Parent Connect Potluck tonight from 5-7:30p. The theme is On-A-Stick. GIVE TO THE CHURCH THROUGH GIFT CARDS: A great way to also give to 1st Church is by purchasing gift cards from Michelle Nelson each week. Everything from Wal-Mart, to groceries, to favorite restaurants are available. You get full price for the card you buy, but church gets a % back. She takes cash or check.