300 Willits Street
Birmingham, Michigan

Providing Leadership in This Morning’s Service:

Worship Leader today is: Dave Brault

Senior Pastor: Pastor Scott Runyon

Organist/Director of Music: Myra Trask

Bell Choir Director: Judy Phillips

Ushers: Harriet Stewart, Glenn Craig, Henry Nabors, Jackie Erhardt

Sound Technicians: Scott Ritchie, Will Olsen, Tim Olsen

Church Administrator: Leslie Jaquez  

Music reproduced with permission of One license A-604859.  All rights reserved

Worship Bulletin

Enter to Worship

Sunday, November 17, 2019 @ ​10:30am

WELCOME!  First Baptist Church of Birmingham is a congregation committed to being good neighbors to all we encounter.  We recognize that all people have wounds to be healed, gifts to offer, questions to ask, and stories to share, regardless of affiliation, gender, race, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, finances, or ability.  We are a community of people who have chosen love over judgement and hostility.  We are committed to listen, care, welcome, and challenge.  We extend to you a generous welcome today!

Prelude:  “There Is A Balm In Gilead”  (Cindy Berry)


*Song:  “My Tribute”  #363

*Opening Prayer

Reading:  1 Peter 4:8-11 (N.T. page 235)

Song:  “O God In Whom All Life Begins”  #388

Prayers of the Community and the Lord’s Prayer
Our Father who is in Heaven hallowed be your name.
Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us.
And lead us not into a time of trial but deliver us from evil.
For yours is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever.  Amen!

Bells:  “Simple Gifts” (Susan E. Geschke)

Sermon:  “Caring From Brokenness” (N.T. page 179)

                        2 Corinthians 1:3-11

Offering Our Gifts 

            “Jesus The Very Thought Of Thee”  (Joyce Jones)

*Song Of Response:  “We Praise You, O God”  #726 (vs1)


*Closing Song:  “Step By Step”  #494  (x2)


Closing Blessing

Postlude:  “In Thee Is Gladness”  (Paul Manz)

*= You are invited to stand in body or spirit

Song #s are in the blue “Worship & Rejoice” books in the pews.

(248) 644-0550

First Baptist Church

of Birmingham, Michigan