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As a shepherd leads his flock, the Lord has led us here. God had tender words for us. Welcome into his loving presence.


The Second Sunday in Advent December 4th, 2011 Gathering for Worship (Greetings and Congregational Concerns) Please take this time to sign the attendance pads on the end of each pew and pass it to your neighbor.

11:00 am The Worship of God “Surely the Lord is in this place and I did not know it.” — Genesis 28:16

Prelude ...................................................... Ann Coleman, organ Call to Worship ......... O Come, O Come, Emmanuel .........Worship Choir Prayer of Invocation................................................. Hal Roach A Litany of Welcome ................................................. Hal Roach Carol of Praise ............. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing...............No. 88 In the Presence of the Lord ......No. 440 (1,2,3) Conversation with God Scripture .................................................................... Pastor Silent Reflection .................................................. Congregation Morning Prayer............................................................ Pastor A Time for Children.............The Candle of Peace .............Bill Scanlon Offertory Hymn of Dedication .....Surely the Presence...... Choir and Congregation Surely the presence of the Lord is in this place, I can feel His mighty power and His grace; I can hear the brush of angel’s wings, I see glory on each face; Surely the presence of the Lord is in this place.

Prayer of Thanksgiving and Adoration ...........................Rick Talley Presenting the Tithes and Offerings ................. Dana Coleman, piano


Congregational Response ...... In the Presence of the Lord ......No. 440 (4) Stand and sing, stand and sing, stand and sing in the presence of the Lord. Stand and sing your praise to the risen King; Stand and sing in the presence of the Lord.

Proclamation of the Word Message ...............Jacob’s Surprise...Our Opportunity ............... Pastor Genesis 28:10-22 (pg. 20)

Hymn of Invitation ..............Trust and Obey............ No. 447 (1,2,3) Benediction ................................................................. Pastor Postlude..................................................... Ann Coleman, organ All hymn and chorus texts are copyrighted and used by permission under CCL#775853. All videotapes are copyrighted and used by permission under CVLI#501943570.

Preparation for Worship A voice cries out, “Prepare the way of the Lord!” Help us, O God, prepare our hearts to welcome and worship you.

Prayer Concerns • • • •

Phillip Blake Gladys Friedlin Arlene Faison Joey Binns

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Walt Leonard Judy Biggerstaff Dot Parrish Bette Carter Catherine Ashe

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Jim Hudson Kenny House Tim Wokasch Craig Hampson and Family

Our Military Personnel • David Poole • Kevin Mahon • Mark Erik Williams

• Dr. Andy Mullins • Tommy Wallis • Scott Hudson

• Eric Hudson • John Hudson

Our Christian sympathy is extended to David Betts and his family in the death of his mother, Etheleen Betts. And to John Bruce and Dot Parrish in the death of their niece, Norma Prince. And to Charlie White in the death of his sister, Mattie Lindsey. Names are removed from the Prayer Concerns after one month. Please feel free to resubmit them for continued prayer.


Announcements Lottie Moon/Global Missions - The Church Post Office is ready for you to send Christmas cards to church members. Please put your postage money in your offering envelope and mark it “postage for” - Lottie Moon or Global Missions. In addition to postage money for Missions, envelopes are available for your regular offering to Lottie Moon and CBF Global Missions. These offerings can be made through the month of December. December 4-11 is the week of prayer for International Missions and Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Deacon’s Meeting - Today at 5:00 pm in the Conference Room. Philathea Sunday School Class Meeting - Thursday, December 8th at 10:00 am in the Conference Room. Upward - The first Upward game is Saturday, December 10th beginning at 9:00 am in the FLC. Everyone come out and support them! Candy Canes Needed - There will be a Candy Cane Hunt for the children on Sunday, December 11th at 9:45 am. Many candy canes are needed for this hunt! This year we are asking for red and white candy canes, but they can be any size. If you can help, please leave your candy cane donations in the Conference Room. Thank you!

Wednesday Night Fellowship Meal December 7th from 5:30 - 6:30 pm (Arrival anytime between 5:30 and 6:30 pm)

The menu is: Spiral Ham, Buttered Corn, String Beans, Rolls, Homemade Desserts and Beverages (Cheese Pizza always available) The cost is: adults (10-up) $5.00, children (4-9) $2.00 and children 3 and under free. Maximum family cost is $20.00. Reservations/cancellations must be made by noon on Monday, December 5th. Call the church office to make reservations or complete the Wednesday Night section on the “Welcome Guest” slip and drop it in the offering plate. Make sure to write your name on the slip.


Announcements Angelic Minister’s Meeting - Tuesday, December 13th at 7:00 pm at Brenda Hailey’s home. Weathers/Knight Circle - Thursday, December 15th at 10:00 am in the Conference Room. New Carpet for the Church Offices and Conference Room - Properties has looked into putting new carpet in the office areas with the money that was raised recently. However, they are still short about $500.00. If anyone would like to make a donation to help, please include it in your offering envelope and mark it “carpet.” White Christmas - This year the Deacons would like for KBC to reach out to our neighborhood families who may need a little help with Christmas. So, the Angel Tree will be for them and we would like for everyone to help with this mission. On the Tree you will find "Christmas Lights." Take one or two, or as many as you like and buy the item. Each "Light Bulb" represents a Boy or Girl and an age. Purchase the new toy for the category then bring back to church - UNWRAPPED - and place in the box below the Tree. These items will be wrapped and distributed to the families during the week of Dec 23rd. So, if you or your Sunday School class or mission group would like to participate in this wonderful, Christmas spirit, church-wide mission and make a child's Christmas extra special then won't you help us do so? Thank you for your support and if you have questions contact: Philip Humphries, Diaconate Chair or Robin Farrington, Mission Team Chair.

KBC Christmas Season Worship Opportunities Sunday, December 11th -

Candy Cane Hunt at 9:45 am. The Amazing Gift - Presented by the Worship Ministry of KBC. Featuring the Worship Choir, Handbell Choir, Faith Expressions and a presentation of “The Christmas Present” by the Children’s Choir Ministry at 5:00 pm. Followed by a birthday party for Jesus in the FLC.

Saturday, December 24th - Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 8:00 pm. Sunday, December 25th -

Christmas Day Service at 10:00 am. (No Sunday School)


Weekly Calendar Reminders Sunday’s Schedule

Saturday Schedule

8:45 am 9:15 am 9:45 am 11:00 am 2:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:00 pm 6:00 pm

9:00 am Upward Games 12:00 pm FLC Reserved

Handbell Practice Koffee Before Church Bible Study Morning Worship Zebulon Christmas Parade Deacon’s Meeting - C.Rm. Faith Expressions Snack N Yak

Monday Schedule 6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Faith Challenger’s Class Party Basketball - FLC

Next Sunday’s Schedule 8:45 am 9:15 am 9:45 am 9:45 am 11:00 am 12:15 pm 5:00 pm

Praise Team Practice Koffee Before Church Bible Study Children’s Candy Cane Hunt Morning Worship Faith Expressions The Amazing Gift Followed by a birthday party for Jesus in the FLC

Tuesday Schedule 10:00 am BALL Club 6:30 pm Upward Practice (Basketball)

Wednesday Schedule 5:30 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

Wednesday Night Fellowship Meal Mission Friends YAK 360 Adult Bible Study Children’s Choir Practice Worship Choir Practice

Thursday Schedule 10:00 am Philathea S.S. Class Meeting - C.Rm. 6:30 pm Upward Practice (Cheerleading)

Friday Schedule 5:00 pm

FLC Reserved

This week’s Deacon Greeter: Billy Murray This week’s Deacon of the Week: Rick Talley Deacon Greeter for 12/11/11: Mark Beasley Deacon of the Week for 12/11/11: Billy Murray

Flower Ministry

Please enjoy the beautiful flowers in the sanctuary this Christmas Season! A new flower calendar is up for you to sign up for your special day in 2012.

Baptist Knight of the Week: Jesse Ward December Ushers: Jim Farrington, Robin Farrington, Sam Maise, Preston Peterson


Children’s Worship Leaders Today….. Crib Babies:

Cheryl and Rachel Jackson, Monique Mackey Toddlers/2-3 yr.: Rick Talley, Pete Harrell

Children’s Church: James Lucas Kristin and Tim Poirier Assistants:

Next Sunday’s Leaders …… Crib Babies: Christie Hatch Toddlers/2-3 yr.: Terry Johnson, Volunteers Needed

Children’s Church: James Lucas Assistants: Preston Peterson, Jim and Robin Farrington

Nursery Coordinator for December:

Welcome Guests! Please fill out the following to let us know how we may be of service to you. Please place in the offering plate or give to an usher.

Date ______________________________ Name(s) ___________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ Address____________________________ City___________________ State _______ Zip ____________ Phone_____________ Email _____________________________ □ Current Church Membership & City __________________________________ __________________________________ □ A Student at ______________________ □ Single □ Married

Pete Harrell (919) 266-2830 Adult Age Group Please note: If for some reason you are not available to help on the day that you volunteered to work, we ask that you please don’t forget to find a replacement for yourself so there is adequate coverage during the worship service. Also, if you have a change in the schedule for the children’s nursery or children’s church, please contact the monthly coordinator so that the change can be made prior to the printing of the worship bulletin. However, any permanent changes in the schedule should continue to be handled by the lead coordinator. Thank you for all your help.

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Attention KBC Parents: If you have a child participating in children’s worship, please make sure they are picked up at the end of the church service by a parent or adult. The children’s worship leaders will only allow children to be picked up by a parent or adult from the nursery, toddler, 2-3 year old, 4-5 year old, or 6-7 year old classrooms. We love our children at KBC and want to ensure their safety! Thank you

 Children’s Time for: 12/11/11: James Lucas 12/18/11: Jim Farrington

Age of Preschooler(s) Infant

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I learned of Knightdale Baptist Church through: __________________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________


For last Sunday, November 27, 2011: Weekly Budget Requirement: General Offering Received: FLC/ROC Offering Received: HVAC Total to-date: Carpet: Judy & Johnnie Smith Endowment: Name _____________________________ __________________________________ __________________________________ Phone _____________________________ I am interested in... □ Becoming a Christian □ Becoming a member □ Being baptized □ Preschool/Children’s Ministries □ Youth Ministries □ College Ministries □ Singles Ministries □ Adult Bible Study □ Music Ministries □ Missions Organizations □ Wednesday Evening Activities □ Receiving Additional Information Sign up for the Wednesday Night Fellowship Meal Number Attending:

______ Adult(s) ______ Children 4-9 ______ Children 3 and Under Members and Guests:

FLC initial Campaign Total: FLC Phase II Total to-date: Capital Stewardship Grand total:

$8,282.00 $3,614.71 $388.00 $29,903.27 $70.00 $357.00

$774,754.10 $807,322.96 $1,582,077.06

Attendance: Morning Worship Sunday School

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Deacons 2012 Robin Farrington Korey Hatch Sam Maise Billy Murray Jean Raybon

2013 Melissa Abshire Mark Beasley Pete Harrell Rick Talley Mary Weathers

2014 Don Holmes Philip Humphries (Chair) Richy Narron Preston Peterson Cindy Russell

Staff Dr. Charles Dorman ............................... 872-9515 ............................ Interim Pastor Rev. George W. Pullium, Jr. ............................................................ Pastor Emeritus Rev. Hal Roach...............................217-1764............................Minister of Worship Mrs. Dana Coleman ................................................................................Keyboardist Mrs. Ann Coleman ....................................................................................... Organist Mrs. Patty Jones ............................................................................Church Secretary Mrs. Christi Boggs........................................................................ Preschool Director Knightdale Baptist Church • 15 Main Street, Knightdale, NC 27545 (919) 266-2471 • fax (919) 266-0984 • www.knightdalebaptistchurch.org

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KBC Mission Statement The Mission of Knightdale Baptist Church, as a loving, unified body, is to worship God and share Christ through various Christian ministries, teaching, service, prayer and fellowship.


KBC Dec. 4th ,2011 Worship Bulletin