300 Willits Street
Birmingham, Michigan

Providing Leadership in This Morning’s Service:

Worship Leader today is: Janice Rowe

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, August  18, 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!

Today we are honoring the life of our beloved Leta Renshaw who passed away early Tuesday morning at 101 ½ years old.

Prelude:         “Awaken The Dawn” (Larry Shackley)


Opening Prayer

*Song:            “When Morning Gilds The Skies” #111

Scripture Reading:  Revelation 21:1-5 (N.T. page 259)

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!

Song:  “This Is A Day Of New Beginnings” #355 (John leading)

Sermon:         “Being Made New, Part One”

                                    Scripture:  Colossians 3:1-11 (N.T. page 201)

Song: “Be Thou My Vision” #502

Offering Our Gifts 

            “Be Thou My Vision” (Larry Shackley)

*Song Of Response: “Give Thanks” #359


*Closing Song:          “This Is A Time To Remember” #579


Closing Blessing

Postlude:        “Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah” (Larry Shackley)

The flowers today are in loving memory of our friend Leta Renshaw given by her church family. 

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First Baptist Church

of Birmingham, Michigan