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Second Baptist Church

“Living the Dream� February 2, 2014

belong

believe

become


Welcome Guests If you are a first-time guest, please complete a guest card from a pew pocket or Friendship Register and drop it in the offering plate so that we may acknowledge your visit and get acquainted with you. We are glad you have joined us for worship today. ________________________ Meditation The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven, which was the main teaching of Jesus, is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought. – H. G. Wells

_________________________________ Note: + Indicates stand if you are able. | Please see an usher for a listening aid. Childcare available on Level 2. | Children’s worship bags available at the entrances. Give your tithe online now at 2bcliberty.org/giving. Online givers may participate in the worship offering by using the card in the pew rack.


The Worship of God February 2, 2014

8:30 and 11:00 a.m.

Gathering

Ron Whited

Trinity Chime Candlelighting

Kaylee Wooldridge

Prelude

“Come Thou Fount” Jeff Dimicelli String Quartet Cathy Lawrey, Emmy Gregory, violin; Linda Armstrong, viola; Karen Trischler, cello

Invitation to Worship Choral Worship

“Come, Christians, Join to Sing” The Student Choir Moira Carder, trumpet

Tracy Zahnd arr. Jay Althouse

+Hymn of Praise 477 AUSTRIAN HYMN “We Are Called To Be God’s People” The Old Testament Lesson Micah 6:1–8 Anna Driskill (8:30) Linda Cain (11:00) (Pew Bible, page 672, Old Testament)

Leader: This is the Word of the Lord. People: Thanks be to God! Practicing the Presence of God Choral Worship

“Be Still and Know” The Sanctuary Choir

arr. Fred Bock


Prayers of the People +Hymn

Ed Chasteen

“’I Have a Dream,” a Man Once Said”

GAMBATE

Words © P. Pettitt, Music © Aunspaugh/Coleman

The Gospel Lesson

Luke 18:1–8

Roger Driskill (8:30) Jerry Cain (11:00)

(Pew Bible, page 62, New Testament)

Leader: The Good News of Our Lord. People: Praise be to Our Lord, Jesus Christ! Sermon

“Living

the

Dream”

Jason Edwards


+Hymn of Response 692 “Let Truth and Mercy Find Here”

AURELIA

The worship of the living God invites our response. Those who wish to profess faith in Christ and/or to unite with the church are invited to come forward and share your decision with the pastor.

+ Generosity Moment & Offertory Prayer Offertory

Allan Aunspaugh (8:30) Lisa Long (11:00)

“Dona Nobis Pacem” String Quartet

Arr. Billy Payne

+Presentation of Offerings 689 ST. THOMAS “Let Justice Flow Like Streams” Stanza 3 So may God’s plumb line, straight, define our measure true, and justice, right, and peace pervade this world our whole life through. Words © 1984 Jane Parker Huber (Admin. by Westminster John Knox Press) UBP

+A Time of Greeting

Jason Edwards

+Congregational Blessing

Jason Edwards

+The Sending Forth (8:30) 155

“We Are Singing, for the Lord is Our Light” SIYAHAMBA

We are singing, for the Lord is our light, we are singing for the Lord is our light. (repeat) We are singing, Oh we are singing for the Lord is our light. (repeat) (11:00)

“Benediction” The Sanctuary Choir | String Quartet

Peter Anglea

+Postlude

“Good Christian All, Rejoice and Sing”

Karrin Ford


All Songs UBP CCLI #1091036

All Video UBP #502497070

Organ: Ann Posey Piano: Wanda O’Dell (8:30); Leslie Bunch (11:00) Sanctuary Sound: Dave Heston, Gary Pennington Media: John Hilton, Cathy Baker

 Prayer Concerns Christian sympathy is extended to Jon and Heather Ramey and family in the death of Jon’s mother, Irene Ramey, on January 16 in New Mexico. Christian sympathy is expressed to David, Carolyn and Davis Fulk in the death of David’s sister-in-law, Bunny Fulk, who passed away January 19. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 15, in Platte City. HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL Chris Sizemore Mark Hilton OTHER PRAYER CONCERNS Todd House, Gwen’s nephew, hospitalized for car wreck injuries Nettie Ma, broken hip Ron, Linda Davis’ daughter in law’s father; health (M.D. Anderson) (These are the latest additions to our Second Baptist Church prayer list. To see a full prayer list please go to 2bcliberty.org/prayerlist)


GETTING TO KNOW ONE ANOTHER Worship Leaders Today Jerry and Linda Cain have recently returned to Second Baptist Church following Jerry’s retirement from Judson University in Elgin, IL. They live in Kearney enjoying their grandchildren, renewed relationships and new ministry opportunities within our church and the community. Ed Chasteen and wife Bobbie are 33-year members at Second Baptist Church. They are both retired teachers. Ed is an avid cyclist, blogger, and writer. Lisa Long joined 2BC with her family in 2008. She serves as the choir and handbell director at Fire Prairie Middle School in Independence and is active in the Music Ministry at Second. Kaylee Wooldridge is a second grader at Alexander Doniphan Elementary. She is the daughter of Amon and Kristin Wooldridge. Tracy Zahnd first got involved at 2BC while a student at William Jewell College. She teaches in the Student Ministry and is a team member of Tender Mercies, one of the Wednesday Night cooking groups.


Our Ministry Team Jason Edwards, Senior Pastor | Mike Lassiter, Associate Pastor Allan Aunspaugh, Minister of Music | Ann Posey, Organist Tyler Tankersley, Associate Pastor | Gwen Phillips, Children’s Pastor Linda Jones, Church Administrator

Getting Connected Each Sunday in the Welcome Center (just inside the Kansas Street entrance on Level 1), our Connections Team is waiting to help you get “connected.” This may include finding a Bible study class, showing you where children and student ministries meet, or sharing the days’ activities and schedule. You may also choose simply to enjoy a cup of coffee at the Welcome Center’s coffee bar and get to know others at Second.

Our Website:

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300 E. Kansas | Liberty, Missouri 64068 816.781.2824 | 2bcliberty.org


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Join us this Sunday for "Living the Dream" message and our worship services at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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