First Baptist Church
of Birmingham, Michigan
300 Willits Street
Enter to Worship
Sunday, November 19, 2017 @ 10:30am
Welcome & Announcements
We Greet Each Other
Prelude: “Rejoice Greatly” (Susan Goeschke)
First Baptist Bells
Call to Worship:
Leader: Listen, all who live with pain, with fear, with anger.
God is calling us. God has called us together.
People: O give thanks to God. For God is good. God’s
constant love is all around us and this community.
Leader: God is eager to put loving arms around us all.
God is waiting to satisfy your hunger and thirst.
People: God fills the hungry with good things. Thirsty
souls are filled to overflowing.
Leader: Set your minds on things of God. Cast away your
People: God leads us to create a new identity, with new
life. We seek renewal in the image of our creator. Amen!
*Opening Hymn: “God of Grace and God of Glory” #569
First Scripture Reading: Philippians 2:1-11
(N.T. page 197) Sharing of Joys and Concerns
Prayers of the Community
Hymn: “When Love Is Found” #612
Presenting our Gifts, Tithes and Offering
Offertory: “Now We Thank All Our God” (Karg Elert)
Anthem: “For the Joy of Music”
Second Scripture Reading: Luke 12:13-21 (N.T. page 74)
Sermon “The Church in Action: Seeing Beyond Ourselves”
Pastor Scott Runyon
“In my life, Lord, be glorified, be glorified. In my life, Lord, be glorified today.
In our actions, Lord, be glorified, be glorified. In our actions, Lord, be glorified today.”
Postlude: “Plein Jeu a la Couperin” (Ellsworth)
The flowers today are in celebration of Will Olsen Sunday given by Jack & Jo Ellis.
Providing Leadership in This Morning’s Service:
Senior Pastor: Scott Runyon
Director of Music/Organist: Jack E. Ellis
Worship Leader: Dave Brault
Ushers: David Drake, Harriet Stewart, Glenn Craig, Phil Babian, Dennis Schultz, Henry Nabors
Sound Technicians: Scott Ritchie, Will Olsen
Youth Leader: Shantel Gholston
Church Administrator: Leslie Jaquez
Music reproduced with permission of One license A-604859. All rights reserved