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February 9, 2014 Fifth Sunday After the Epiphany Calvary Baptist Church Washington, DC

THE PEOPLE OF CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH GATHER FOR

THE WORSHIP
FEBRUARY 9, 2014

OF

GOD
11:00 A.M.

FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER THE EPIPHANY


We are an ecumenical, multi-racial, multi-ethnic Christian body that reaches out to the world with the Good News of Jesus Christ. To that end we strive to be welcoming, responsive, trusting and prayerful in everything we do.
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G ATHERING FOR WORSHIP


PRELUDE Partita on ST. GEORGES WINDSOR Arr. Iteke Prins (b. 1937) Keevin Lewis, Organ Sabrina Jawed Wake, the Dawn Is Now Full Rising
HYMN TO JOY

WELCOME HYMN 239

CALL TO WORSHIP Amy Butler Young and old, sons and daughters of God, all you who are the diverse creations of Gods imagination and love, join in praise and thanksgiving as we worship the One who brings us together! We come to this place, bringing our varied stories, our unique gifts, and our distinct calls to serve. We come together in partnership and mission, knowing that we are called to be the church: to celebrate Gods presence, to serve others, to seek justice, to offer the hope of the Resurrected Christ. We are called to be the body of Christa community of believers, a household of faith, a communion of saints, the people of the covenant. We are called to the one hope of our high callingone Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God. As members of the body of Christ, we covenant together in this hour to build on our sure foundation of Jesus Christ our Lord and to seek the vision of Christs hope for the world. Let us worship God! INVOCATION PASSING THE PEACE OF CHRIST Trey Sullivan Trey Sullivan

La paz del Seor sea contigo. Y contigo tambin. The peace of the Lord be with you. And also with you. CONGREGATIONAL RESPONSE
MAKE US ONE

Make Us One

Make us one, Lord, make us one; Holy Spirit, make us one. Let your love flow so the world will know we are one in you. A TIME WITH CHILDREN WITH AN EPISTLE FROM AMY AND ED MEIER MUSICAL MEDITATION Amy Butler, Jason Smith It Is Well with My Soul

VILLE DU HAVRE/ arr. Mark Hayes (b. 1953)

Dwayne Pinkney, Tenor


Congregation standing; la congregacin se pone de pie. Congregational responses in bold. Page numbers refer to Sanctuary Bibles. Audio enhancement devices available for use during worship. Please ask an usher for assistance. Respuestas congregacionales en negrita. Las pginas se refieren a las Biblias en el santuario. Para leer los textos de la Biblia en espaol, haga clic aqu.

L IVING THE W ORD OF G OD


HEBREW LESSON, P. 600 PSALTER, P. 490
Follow the text in your pew Bible. We sing the Refrain together.

Isaiah 58: 1 - 9a Jason Smith Psalm 112 Dwayne Pinkney, Cantor

Refrain: Happy are those who delight, who delight in the law of God. AN EPISTLE FROM LORI MCDONALD GOSPEL ACCLAMATION Trey Sullivan Alleluia Robert F. Twynham (1930 - 2011) Dwayne Pinkney, Cantor

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! Let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! Adapted from Matthew 5 GOSPEL LESSON, P. 786 Matthew 5: 13 - 20 Amy Butler This is the Gospel of Christ. Thanks be to God. En el Principio / In the Beginning
PRINCIPIO

HYMN 652 PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

We sing verses 1 and 3, each in Spanish then English.

Trey Sullivan

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come. Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen. SERMON Identity Values Mission: Practice Amy Butler Amy Butler Cheryl Branham

EPISTLES FROM MORGAN CARUTHERS AND RICH HAVARD MUSICAL REFLECTION

G IVING AND S ERVING


INVITATION MUSICAL OFFERING Amy Butler Lord, I Wish to Be Thy Servant Andreas P. Berggren (1801 - 1880) Elizabeth Beavers, Cheryl Branham, Dwayne Pinkney Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow
LASST UNS ERFREUEN

HYMN 50

Praise God, from whom all blessings flow Praise God, all creatures here below: Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise God, the source of all our gifts Praise Jesus Christ, whose power uplifts Praise the Spirit, Holy Spirit: Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! PRAYER OF DEDICATION Amy Butler

B ECOMING D ISCIPLES
INVITATION TO DISCIPLESHIP: AN EPISTLE FROM GINA AND DAVID GRISE HYMN 461
We sing verses 1, 2 and 4.

Amy Butler

Lord, Whose Love Through Humble Service


BEACH SPRING

During the singing, we invite you to come forward if you wish to make a public commitment to join our community of faith. If you are interested in membership or have questions about Calvary, please contact the Church Office.

WELCOMING NEW MEMBERS We give thanks that you have been guided by the hand of God to this community of faith. We pledge to love each other and to work to grow into the fullness of Christ together. Amen. BENEDICTION POSTLUDE Amy Butler
DARWALLS 148TH / arr. Martha Sobaje (b. 1948)

Rejoice, the Lord Is King Keevin Lewis, Organ

During the Postlude, we invite you to sit and listen, or to exit quietly if you prefer. Following worship, please join us in Woodward Hall, to the left as you exit the Sanctuary, for refreshments and a time of fellowship. Visitors, we look forward to greeting you! Scripture passages for February 16, 2014, Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, are Deuteronomy 30: 15 - 20; Psalm 119: 1 - 8; 1 Corinthians 3: 1 - 9; Matthew 5: 21 - 37. Make Us One. Words and Music: Carol Cymbala, 1991 Word Music, Inc. and Carol Joy Music c/o Integrated Copyright Group. All rights reserved. Words reprinted under CCLI #430459. Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow. Words: Thomas Ken, 1674; adapt. Gilbert H. Vieira, 1978. Adapt. 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House. All rights reserved. Words reprinted under OneLicense.net #A-719662.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER

Jojo Angdisen; Maria Bensussen, grandmother of Ryan Harvey; Sara Bermdez, mother of Lorena Pereira; Cristina Chacn; Sophie Cho, niece of Cindy Cho; Roberta Clyburn, sister of Janice Glover; Carolyn Crumpler, grandmother of Amy Shaw; Kimberly Durham-Bates; Penny Eller, friend of Kim Sisk; Catherine Friesen, friend of Michelle Harris-Love; Gail Ousley Gibson, friend of Ben and Natalie Barrens Rogers; Jenny Goon; Janet Grove; Carmen James, friend of Corina Lpez; Betty Johanna, friend of John Appiah-Duffell; Aileen Jones, mother of Kathie Lansing; Lynne Mayfield, mother of Jay Mayfield; Sabrina McEwen, daughter of Sarah Livingston; Al Nielsen; Armando Pacheco, friend of Amy Dale; Amelia Powell, mother of Andrea Powell; Rochelle Powell, grandmother of Eva Powell; Amelia Rogers, mother of Ben Rogers; Scott Singley, brother-in-law of Courtney Rice; Carol Sunde; Ernie and Peggy Williams.

WORSHIP IdentityValuesMission. During the season following Epiphany, we read stories of Jesus beginning his ministry and laying the groundwork, the basics of who he was and what he came to do. Well read the Gospel texts and think about our own community, Calvary Baptist Church, and five defining values of our church. The artwork for our series is an original piece by our very own Michelle Harris-Love!

TODAY ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL, TURN UP THE LIGHT: A JOURNEY THROUGH EPIPHANY. During the season after Epiphany, Adult Sunday School is following the Lectionary Gospel Passages. We walk with the disciples to uncover the light of Christ as we head into the season of Lent. Check the previous page in the bulletin for this upcoming week's Lectionary texts. Contact Trey Sullivan. MUSIC FOR KIDS. Children of all agesand their parentsare invited to the Music Suite today, 12:30 - 1:00 p.m., so grab a snack and join us. These weekly sessions prepare us to sing in worship. Dont miss it! Contact Cheryl Branham for information. CHRISTIAN FORMATIONS AND MISSIONS MEETING. Any and all who are interested in getting involved with Missions and Christian Formation, join us for an informational meeting after worship today, 12:30 pm in the Library. For more information or to stay in the loop, email courtney.rice@gmail.com or daniel.alcazar@gmail.com COMING UP CBC BOARD meets Thursday, February 13, 7:00 p.m. in the Library. FRIDAY MORNING MUSIC CLUB CONCERT, Friday, February 14, 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Contact Jeongseon Choi, chamber@fmmc.org. YOUNG ADULT RETREAT: FINDING GOD IN OUR TIME. Sunrise yoga, wine and cheese gatherings, hiking in the Shenandoah Mountains, and time for worship and Sabbath. Join young adults from around the DC area and participate in this special retreat February 14-16, at Massanetta Springs Conference Center, Harrisonburg VA. $120 per person, includes 2 nights lodging, meals, registration. Retreat is led by Lutheran pastor Amy Sevimli, with music leaders Trey Sullivan and Jason Smith. Contact Rachel Johnson, rnoelj@gmail.com. WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORDS, BEING CHURCH: A CONVERSATION. In this two week series, February 19 and 26, we discuss what it means to be church. The first week we will focus on the biblical foundations

Today is Social Media Sunday!


During worship this morning, we hope to share together in an interactive, online experience. You are encouraged to text, tweet, post photos and videos to our facebook page (selfies included!), and share this community experience of worship online. Check out our interactive online bulletin, available at calvarydc.org/sermons/Sunday-february-9-2014/ or scan the QR code next to this text. Hashtag, Twitter handle, and facebook page are below. If you do not have access to social media during worship, we still want you to share! You are encouraged to visit us online today and through the week. Contact Myra Houser for ideas on ways to share.

#socsun @calvarydc facebook.com/calvarydc

Compelling Conversations, with Sara Miles


Calvary Baptist Church DC, February 11
If you loved Take This Bread and Jesus Freak, come hear about Sara Miles newest book, City of God. Sara Miles is founder and director of The Food Pantry and serves as Director of Ministry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Join us Tuesday, February 11, 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Tickets to this Compelling Conversations event are $10.00, available at calvarydc.org.

of church and the church in today's world, and on the second week we will engage with the five values Calvary claims as a congregation. CALVARY SEEKS PASTORAL RESIDENT. Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. is searching for an outstanding new seminary graduate to participate in a unique Pastoral Residency Program. Applications are available online; completed applications are due February 28, 2014. Questions? Email residency@calvarydc.org. THEOLOGY ON DRAFT, AUTOBEEROGRAPHY: TELLING OUR SPIRITUAL STORIES. During the next season of ToD, beginning March 18, well focus on spiritual autobiography, discover biblical stories, and discuss modern spiritual memoirs. Spoiler alert: well also tell our own spiritual stories. USHERS NEEDED FOR 2014. Contact Chuck Andreatta, Chuck.Andreatta@bpd.treas.gov, to learn about this easy and fun way to serve the Calvary community. C HURCH S TAFF
Cheryl Branham Amy Butler Myra Houser Saw Ler Htoo Al Jeter Edgar Palacios Paul Rosstead Jason Smith Trey Sullivan Sabrina Jawed Director of Music (cbranham@calvarydc.org, ext. 136) Senior Pastor (abutler@calvarydc.org, ext. 121) Communications Coordinator (mhouser@calvarydc.org) Missionary, Burmese Community (lerhtoo@hotmail.com) Supervisor of Maintenance (ajeter@calvarydc.org, ext. 128) Associate Pastor (epalacios@calvarydc.org, ext. 103) Church Administrator (prosstead@calvarydc.org, ext. 127) Ministry Assistant (jsmith@calvarydc.org, ext. 133) Spiritual Formation Coordinator (tsullivan@calvarydc.org) Deacon of the Week (sabrina.jawed@gmail.com)

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Calvary Baptist Church 755 Eighth Street NW Washington, DC 20001

202.347.8355 fax 202.347.6360 www.calvarydc.org