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Welcome to

Bedford Baptist Church


Service of Worship November 13, 2011 10:30 a.m.

Enter His Gates With Praise Call To Worship Prelude Ministry Opportunities *Time of Praise Childrens Story *Song I Love You, Lord
(KidZone Children may head downstairs during singing of last verse)

Pastor Bob Worship Team

(Children are invited to come to the front pews during the last song)

Our Response To Him Tithes & Offering Offertory #295 Now Thank We All Our God *Offertory Response #600 Praise God From Whom Prayers of the People Rev. Ron McLean Song Bind Us Together Ministry Of The Word

Scripture Romans 12: 9-13 (Pew Bible, NT pg. 162) Sermon Authentic Community Pastor Kevin *Hymn #189 Renew Thy Church (vv. 1, 2, & 4) *Benediction Postlude

WELCOME!
We extend a warm welcome to all who have come to worship and fellowship with us this morning. If you are a first time visitor with us, please take time to fill out a Welcome Card located in the pew rack and place it in the offering plate. Parents of small children (under age 3) may take them to our Nursery, where a caring staff will supervise them. We also have a Pre-School Program (ages 3-5) that runs during our Worship Service in the Church Time PreSchool Room. One of our ushers would be happy to help you locate either one of these facilities. Elementary School children are invited to take part in our KidZone program which starts after the first part of our Worship Service downstairs in the Vestry.

How To Contact Us
158 Rocky Lake Drive PO Box 44073 Bedford, NS B4A 3X5 Phone: 835-5966 Fax: 835-3984 E-mail: office@bedfordbaptist.ca Website: www.bedfordbaptist.ca Radio: CHSB 99.3 Hilltop FM Prayer Chain: Doug & Donna Peverill Phone: 434-8054 or E-mail: prayer@bedfordbaptist.ca

Staff
Ministers All Of Us! Rev. Robert Ohsberg Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Ida Whitehouse Associate Pastor Lic. Kevin Haggarty Youth Pastor Rev. Nelson Metcalfe Pastor Emeritus Mrs. Lianne MacMinn Ministry of Music Supervised Field Education Student Lic. Heather Cox Mr. Peter Metcalfe Office Administrator Mr. Joel Scott Caretaker

Please Be In Prayer For Our Sick & Shut-In


IWK Halifax Veterans Memorial Halifax Infirmary Walter Reid Veterans Hospital Ivany Place Dawson Sangster Mr. Bill Gallant Mrs. Eleanor Reeves
(Tony Reeves mother)

Mr. Adam Keys

(Herman & Vivians Nephew)

St. Vincents Nursing Home Dykeland Lodge Parkland Estates (Cameron Hall) Parkstone Windsor Elms Berkeley Retirement Residence At Home

Mrs. Evelyn Ross Ms. Brenda Carson Mrs. Freda Bender Mr. & Mrs. Albert & Ruth Moulton Mrs. Barb Bishop Mrs. Helen Beeler Mrs. Norma Sutherland Mrs. Beth Kennedy Mrs. Ruby Shuve
(Nancy Ohsbergs mother)

Mrs. Marjorie Levy


(Judi Hayes Mother)

(Marlene Davies Mother)

Mrs. Lola Freeman

Mrs. Sydney Derrah

(Carolyn Derrah-Murphys Mother)

Ms. Carol Lumsden Mrs. Gloria Campbell Mrs. Hilda MacDonald


(Tena Poiriers Mother)

Mrs. Jane Brown

(Heather Ross mother)

Mrs. Ruth Chiasson Mrs. Anna Rogers Mr. Alistair MacLeod Mrs. Bev Giffin Mrs. Elaine Melanson

Last Weeks Offering (November 6, 2011) TOTAL= $8861.43


OFFERING BREAKDOWN Total Annual Budget = $388,400 Last Weeks Offering Towards Budget $ 8,555.18 Weekly Offering Needed To Make Budget $ 7,469.23 Weekly Surplus/Deficit $ 1,085.95 Year To Date Surplus/Deficit - $ 29,703.59 Special Donations & Non-Budget Offering Total $ 311.25

Week At A Glance
Sunday To Sunday: November 13th November 20th
Today Tuesday 10:45 am 6:30 pm 9:15 am 9:30 am 2:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 9:30 am 6:30 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 1:15 pm 5:30 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 7:45 pm 7:00 pm 10:00 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:45 am 6:30 pm KidZone Youth Fireside Ladies Alive Preschool Playgroup Friendship Circle Trustees Meeting College & Career McLean Home Bible Study LAFF Hi/KidVenture Youth Group Finance Committee Visitation Committee Association Council Library Committee Cantata Choir Practice Sanctuary Choir Practice Girls in Motion BEACON HOUSE SUNDAY Pre-Service Prayer Worship Service Nursery (Tim & Kim McLean) Preschool KidZone Youth Fireside

Wednesday

Thursday

Next Sunday

Servants in the Lords Work


Deacon On Duty Greeters Sound Tellers This Week Ron McLean Wayne & Joan Nickerson Melvin Fiander Leela Bates & Marlene Davies 243 Year Ago Next Week Stephen Davidson Marion Grant & Mona Ellis Michael McCurdy Leela Bates & Marlene Davies 214

Worship Service Attendance


Last Week:

Birthday Greetings Best wishes are extended to Minnie Daniels who is celebrating her 84th birthday on November 19th.

News & Events


Convention Prayer Link Pray for our larger Baptist family across Canada (Canadian Baptists of Ontario & Quebec, Union D'glises Baptistes Franaises au Canada, and Canadian Baptists of Western Canada), and our work through Canadian Baptist Ministries as well as the Baptist World Alliance. Together we seek to impact our world with the love of Jesus Christ. Our Prayer Initiative We are invited to join together in prayer for one another. As we move through our fellowship alphabetically, look for your name to appear. If it doesn't, please let Peter know, for we wish to be in prayer for YOU. This week, please be in prayer for: Reynold & Sandra MacKenzie, Earnest & Sandra MacKinnon, Beryl MacKinnon, Keith & Pearl MacKinnon, and James, Jane, Andrew & Alexander MacLaren. Anniversary Congratulations Congratulations to Mike & Gertrud Drebot who are celebrating 54 years of marriage on November 16th, to Willard & Shirley Hubley who are celebrating 67 years of marriage on November 18th, and to Wally & Bernice Graham who are celebrating 56 years of marriage on November 19th. Thank You Thanks for all of your calls, cards, visits and especially your prayers during my recovery from recent surgery. My church family at Bedford Baptist is a continual source of blessing to me, and I hope to be back worshipping regularly with you soon. God bless,

Elaine Melanson

News & Events (Contd.)


Greetings From India Rev. Ida called and left word that she and Kathy are doing well on their short term mission trip to India. They are both appreciating the opportunity that God has given to them as they minister to about 100 women every day from 9:00 in the morning until 8:00 at night. Please continue to remember them in your prayers as well as Marlene Knowles who is in Bolivia. Special Baptism Service We will be holding a special baptism service for Don Mosher on Sunday, November 27th. Because of Dons condition, we do not plan to fill up the baptismal tank. However, if you are feeling the Lords call upon your life to enter the waters of baptism, please speak to one of our pastors and we would be happy to make the appropriate arrangements. Thank You The Missions Committee would like to thank those people who came out and supported the Tea and Sale. We raised $360.00 for our future International Missions projects. We also wish to thank the Friendship Circle for supporting the project by supplying items and operating the sale table. The Muriel Bent WMS group provided unbelievable desserts. We are hoping this will be an annual event so those who attended may wish to spread the news next year. Thanks again everyone for coming together for such a good cause. Church Treasurer The Nominating Committee is seeking a Church Treasurer. If you have been blessed with the gift of financial expertise and would like to serve the Lord in this area please call Sharon Higgins @865-2680.

News & Events (Contd.)


Advent Intergenerational The Advent Intergenerational is being held Sunday, Nov 27th. We will be serving up a delicious spaghetti supper in lieu of the usual spaghetti social scheduled for that day. Wed like to have some desserts to finish off that delectable meal. If you are able to provide a dessert (of your choosing!) please contact Dianne Cox (Dianne.cox@dal.ca or 865-6101). Bon apptit! Membership Amendment A special business meeting will be held on Saturday, December 3rd for our members to vote on the proposed membership amendment. Please remember this decision in prayer. Deacons will be available to contact, if you have any questions, between now and the meeting. Also, if you need transportation to the meeting, call the Church Office. Christmas Beacon House Project Beacon House is currently engaged in its annual project of supplying Christmas boxes for those in need. Our church is invited to supply a 796 ml can of fruit for each of 450 boxes. So between now and Dec 1st, please consider an additional gift of canned fruit to our Beacon House Box.

Hopeful Gifts for Change 2011 If you would like to a make a charitable offering that will truly make a positive change in our world, then Hopeful Gifts For Change is a great option! Through our own Canadian Baptist Ministries worldwide outreach you can give a gift in someones honour of health, livelihood, education or transformation. You can rest assured that these gifts will be given as directed and be delivered in a thoughtful and Christ-like manner. Over the past two years weve been able to donate over $5500 in gifts that are really making a difference in impoverished third world countries and wed certainly like to see that trend continue this year. Please see the Missions committee or Nancy Ohsberg if you have any questions. See the poster in the lobby and feel free to take a copy of the catalogue home. There will be someone in the lobby to assist you with this after service on the weeks of Nov 20th, 27th, Dec 4th & 11th. This may be done here directly or by mail or internet: (https://www.cbmin.org/cbm/giftcatalogue)