300 Willits Street
Birmingham, Michigan

Providing Leadership in This Morning’s Service:

Worship Leader today is: Kathy Charbeneau

Guest Pastor: Rev. Dan Buttry

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, January 12, 2020 @ ​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:         “Like A River Glorious” (Joel Raney) 


Opening Prayer

*Song:            “Peace Like A River”                               See insert

*Song:            “Healer Of Our Every Ill”                                #630

Reading:         Isaiah 26:2-4 (O.T. page 653)

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!

Special Music:           “If You Love Me: (Joel Raney)

Sermon:         “Peace Like A River”

                                     Luke 1:67-79 (N.T. page 58)

Offering Our Gifts 

            “Land Of Rest” (Richard Proulx)  

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



*Closing Song:          “How Can I Keep From Singing ?”  #424 vs 1&4

Closing Blessing

Postlude:        “Shall We Gather At The River” (Joel Raney) #522

    *= You are invited to stand in body or spirit

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

The rosebud is in celebration of the birth of Clara Sayaka Li  to Silvia and Ron Li.   Proud grandparents are Mike & Kikuko McCandlish.

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First Baptist Church

of Birmingham, Michigan