Welcome to Bedford Baptist Church Service of Worship вЂ“ July 31st, 2011 вЂ“ 10:30 a.m. Enter His Gates With Praise Call To Worship Memorial Carillon Prelude Ministry Opportunities *Time Of Praise (Children are invited to come to the front pews during the last song) ChildrenвЂ™s Story *Song вЂ•ForeverвЂ– (KidZone Children may head downstairs during singing of last verse) Our Response To Him Tithes & Offering Offertory *Offertory Response #600 вЂ•Praise God From WhomвЂ¦вЂ– Prayers of the People Ministry Of The Word Scripture 2 Chronicles 7:14 (Pew Bible, OT pg. 393) Sermon Ready For Revival Pastor Bob Ohsberg *Hymn вЂ•Just A Closer Walk With TheeвЂ– Benediction 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! п‚§ п‚§ п‚§ 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 вЂњWelcome CardвЂќ 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 112 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 вЂ“ 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 Mr. Peter Metcalfe Office Administrator Mr. Joel Scott Caretaker Ms. Kaleigh Rand Summer Ministry Coordinator Ms. Laura Coyle Summer Ministry Coordinator & Please Be In Prayer For Our Sick & Shut-In Halifax VeteranвЂ™s Memorial QE II Mr. Bill Gallant Mrs. Anna Rogers Mrs. Eleanor Reeves (Tony ReevesвЂ™ mother) Walter Reid VeteranвЂ™s Hospital Mr. Adam Keys Ivany Place Mrs. Evelyn Ross Ms. Brenda Carson Mrs. Freda Bender Albert & Ruth Moulton Mrs. Barb Bishop Mrs. Helen Beeler Mrs. Norma Sutherland Mrs. Beth Kennedy Mrs. Ruby Shuve St. VincentвЂ™s Nursing Home Dykeland Lodge Parkland Estates (Cameron Hall) Parkstone (Herman & VivianвЂ™s Nephew) (Nancy OhsbergвЂ™s mother) Windsor Elms Mrs. Marjorie Levy Berkeley Retirement Residence Northwood Center At Home Mrs. Lola Freeman (Marlene DaviesвЂ™ Mother) (Judi HayesвЂ™ Mother) Mrs. Joyce Tavener Mrs. Sydney Derrah (Carolyn Derrah-MurphyвЂ™s Mother) Ms. Carol Lumsden Mrs. Gloria Campbell Ms. Jan Robar Mrs. Hilda MacDonald (Tena PoirierвЂ™s Mother) Mrs. Ruth Chiasson Mr. Nick Dearman Mrs. Mona Ellis Ms. Liz Logan Mrs. Jane Brown (Heather RossвЂ™ mother) Last WeekвЂ™s Offering (July 24, 2011) TOTAL= $8,002.78 OFFERING BREAKDOWN Total Annual Budget = $388,400 Last WeekвЂ™s Offering Towards Budget $ Weekly Offering Needed To Make Budget $ Weekly Surplus/Deficit -$ Year To Date Surplus/Deficit -$ Special Donations & Non-Budget Offering Total $ 5,365.84 7,469.23 2,103.39 16,770.65 2,635.95 Week At A Glance Sunday To Sunday July 31st вЂ“ August 7th Today Monday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Next Sunday 10:45 am KidZone After Worship Lemonade On The Lawn 6:30 pm Youth Fireside 7:00 pm Drive-In Service NATAL DAYвЂ”OFFICE CLOSED 6:00 pm Youth Drop-In Plan To Protect Review Committee 7:00 pm 6:30 pm Pre-Marriage Course Fantastic FridayвЂ”Water Day 10:00-3:00 Ivany Place Worship Service 2:00 pm New York Mission Team Departs BENEVOLENT SUNDAY 10:00 am Pre-Service Prayer 10:30 am Communion Service 10:30 am Nursery (Nancy Ohsberg & Kaleigh Rand) 10:30 am Preschool (Donna Peverill & Wanda Tingley) 10:45 am After Worship 6:30 pm 7:00 pm KidZone Lemonade On The Lawn Youth Fireside Drive-In Service Servants in the LordвЂ™s Work Deacon On Duty Greeters Sound Tellers This Week Kathy Cochrane Stephen Johnson & Rebecca Forbes Warwick White Hattie Nickerson and Minnie Daniels Next Week Ron McLean Bruce & Nancy Duffy Phillip Cox Leela Bates & Arlene Metcalfe Worship Service Attendance Morning Service Drive-In Service Last Week: 145 Last Week: 42 Year Ago: 162 Year Ago: 37 Nuptial News Congratulations are extended to Christopher and Emily (nГ©e Archibald) Burris who were united in marriage at the Pictou Lodge in Pictou, NS by Dr. Ida and Rev. John Campbell on Saturday, July 30th, 2011. News & Events Relief Effort Update Thanks to your generous donations we were able to raise $1150 for the Somali Refugee relief effort that CBM is helping carry out in Dadaab, Kenya. ItвЂ™s still not too late to give. You can mark вЂ•CBMвЂ”Somalia Refugee CampвЂ– on your offering envelope. If you are writing a cheque, make it out to Bedford Baptist Church but mark it for the refugee camp on the memo line. 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: Melvin, Janette, Erin, Haley & Maggie Fiander (and Samantha & Nick Krauch), Peter & Margaret Foote, Clive & Alana Foster, and Scott, Tina & Devin Frail. Also be in prayer for our New York Mission Team which leaves this Saturday, August 6th. Birthday Greetings Belated best wishes are extended to Evelyn Ross who celebrated her 86th birthday on July 18th, to Helen Beeler who celebrated her 88th birthday on July 26th and to Helen Connors who celebrated her 91st birthday on July 28th. Congratulations Congratulations to Lloyd & Sharon Hughes of Surrey BC who adopted River Kieran Jack Hughes (born in China on April 18th, 2009) into their family on June 20th, 2011. Proud grandparents are Ed & Dorothy Hughes. Soup Kitchen Volunteers We have an opening for two volunteers for the St. George's Soup kitchen for our next visit on August 27th. If interested please contact Bonnie Matthews. News & Events (ContвЂ™d.) Vacation Notices Peter is away on vacation this week (August 1 вЂ“ 5). In his absence Stephanie Wambolt will be filling in as Office Administrator for the week. Pastor Bob will also be away on vacation this week while Dr. Ida will be working from Berwick Camp for part of the week but will also be in the office periodically as well. We are pleased to have Rev. Ron McLean bring the message at next weekвЂ™s morning service while Dr. Ida will preach for the Drive-In Service next Sunday. Fantastic Fridays All through the month of August our Summer Ministry Team will be hosting Fantastic Fridays each and every Friday from 10:00 am вЂ“ 3:00 pm. These special events are open to those in Grades P-6. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a bag lunch and wear old clothes for what promises to be a fun-filled day of exciting activities. The first Fantastic Friday (August 5th) will be a Water Day! Please get in touch with Kayleigh or Laura for further details. Help For Preschool Looking for a fun, easy and rewarding way to volunteer in our church? Consider spending time with our small group of church time preschoolers. One person is currently needed on the 4th Sunday of every month and 2 are needed on the 5th Sundays (only a few each year). For more information, please contact Michelle Vekeman.