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“A fellowship of believers who seek to be to each other what Christ has been to them.

Bedford Baptist Church

Affiliated with the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches & Canadian Baptist Ministries

Welcome! November 1st , 2009

Visitors are invited to sign
our Guest Book in the foyer.
If this is your first time
visiting with us, we wish you
warmest of greetings.
Please take time to fill out a “This is My Body Broken For You”
“Welcome Card” located in
the pew rack and place it on
the offering plate.

LARGE PRINT bulletins may

be obtained from the

An audio loop is available for

the hearing impaired. Parents
of small children (under age 3)
may take them to the Nursery,
where a caring staff will
supervise them.
158 Rocky Lake Drive
PO Box 44073 Ministers - All the congregation
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3X5 Rev. Robert Ohsberg (Senior Pastor)
Phone: 835-5966 Rev. Dr. Ida Armstrong-Whitehouse (Associate Pastor)
Fax: 835-3984 Lic. Kevin A. Haggarty (Director of Youth Ministries)
Prayer Chain Erna Rand 835-3495 Lic Miriam MacDonald (Supervised Field Education Student
Envelopes: Marion Grant 835-3552 Mrs. Christine Cole (Interim Organist) Mrs. Sharon Higgins (Office Administrator) Mr. Joel Scott (Caretaker)
Radio CHSB 99.3 Hill Top FM
Service of Worship at 10:55 a.m. (*indicates standing, if persons are able)

Enter His Courts With Praise

Call to Worship Memorial Carillon
Prelude ”Mercies Numberless” (Handle)
Ministry Opportunities Pastor
*Time of Singing Worship
(Children are directed to KidZone as we sing the last song)

Tithes and Offering

Offertory Prayer
Offertory “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” (J.F. Bach) Sanctuary
Offertory Response “#600 “Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow”
Praise God, from whom all blessings flow;
Praise Him, all creatures here below;
Praise Him, above ye heavenly host;
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen

Prayers of the People Pastor


Scripture Matthew 28:18-20 (Pew Bible, NT pg. 34)

John 1:19-34 (Pew Bible, NT pg. 92)
Sermon Pastor
(Those in the balcony wishing to receive communion
are asked to move to the main level during the singing)

Communion: Our Lord’s Supper

Words of Institution
Prayer of Thanksgiving for the Bread Deacon Lloyd
Prayer of Thanksgiving for the Cup Deacon Stephen
Commissioning & Benediction Threefold
Postlude ”Gird Me Now, My Soul, With Gladness” (J.F. Bach)

Go And Be His disciples

Review of Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Operational Budget Designated Special Offerings
Current/Bldg Fund Mortgage $ 5,034.44 Benevolent $ 1.25
Missions $ 287.58 Beacon House $ 10.25
Thanksgiving $ 10.00 Summer Missions Reserve $ 650.00
Bldg. Memorial $ 25.00
Family Outreach Program $ 100.00
Total Operational Offerings $ 5,332.02 Total Designated Offerings $ 786.50

Total Offering for Sunday, October 25th 2009 $6,118.52

(Automatic debit weekly offerings are included in totals)

Our Stewardship Account for

Kingdom Work to October 31, 2009
(Figures are unofficial)

2009 Ministry Budget: $ 377,008.00

Average Needed Weekly (52 weeks): $ 7,250.00
Required for 43 Weeks: $ 311,750.00
Received for 43 Weeks: $ 294,740.00
Year to Date Budget Deficit -$ 17,010.00

Morning Service
Last Week: 205 Year Ago: 204
Servants in the Lord’s Work
This Week Next Week
Deacon on Duty Charlie Rand Jeff Irving
Greeters at the Door Ray & Judy Levy Don & Eileen Bowlby
Sound Phillip Cox Phillip Cox
Tellers Sandra MacKenzie Sandra MacKenzie
& Marlene Davies & Marlene Davies

November Calendar
The November calendar of upcoming events is available for pick up in the foyer.

Sunday to Sunday November 1st – November 8th

This Sunday Benevolent Sunday
10:00 am Pre-service Youth Chipman Room
10:55 am Communion Service Sanctuary
10:55 am Nursery
10:55 am Church-time Preschool
11:15 am KidZone
6:30 pm Small Groups
6:30 pm Youth Fireside
Monday 9:30 am Volleyball Gymnasium
6:30 pm HI/KidVenture
7:00 pm McLean Bible Study Marion’s Home
7:30pm Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer Birch Cove Baptist
8:00 pm Missions Committee Heffler Room
8:00 pm College & Career
8:15 pm Volleyball Gymnasium
Tuesday 9:15 am Ladies Alive Heffler Room
12:00 pm Pastoral Staff Meeting
2:00 pm Friendship Circle Heffler Room
6:30 pm Guys Playing Stuff
7:00 pm Pre-Budget Meeting Vestry
Wednesday 9:30 am Volleyball Gymnasium
6:00 pm Youth Alive
7:00 pm Small Group Prayer & Bible Study Drebot’s Home
7-9:00pm Library Committee Mtg. Library
Thursday 9:30-11:30 am LAFF “What in the World is Going On?” Heffler Room
2:00 pm Jean Rushton WMS Heffler Room
7:00pm Christmas Cantata Practice Sanctuary
8:00 pm Sanctuary Choir Sanctuary
7-9:00 pm Girls in Motion
8:00 pm Volleyball Gymnasium
8:15 pm Music Committee Heffler Room
Saturday 9:00 am Deacon’s Meeting Heffler Room
Next Sunday 10:00 am Pre-service Youth Chipman Room
10:55 am Morning Worship Service Sanctuary
10:55 am Nursery (Marilyn Wentzell & Ben Levy)
10:55 am Church-time Preschool (Bernie Levy & Michael
11:15 am KidZone
6:30 pm Small Groups
6:30 pm Youth Fireside
Our thanks to our S.F.E. student, Lic. Miriam MacDonald and her Supervisor, Rev. Dr.
Ron MacLean for assisting in our worship service this morning.

Christmas Cantata
Cantata choir rehearsals began last Thursday. All interested singers are invited to join the
Sanctuary Choir for practice each Thursday from 7:00pm - 8:00pm for this special
Christmas presentation. The Cantata will be performed on Sunday, December 20th.

Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer

Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer will be held at Birch Cove Baptist on Monday,
November 2nd @ 7:30pm.

Mission Tour
Please be in prayer for Rev. Marlene Knowles and Rev. Shante Manuel as they take part
in a two week mission tour to India with other ministers from our area. They will be
teaching courses for Church leaders, Pastors as well as helping in an orphanage

Lost & Found

Found: pair of ladies gold, bi-focal eye glasses and a black umbrella. Please check the
lost and found box located on shelf next to office door.

Advance Notice C.L.A.S.S.

If you missed CLASS 101 in October mark your calendar for Friday, November 20,
7:00pm and Saturday, November 21, 9:00am (morning only) and join us for an exciting
basic introduction to who and what our church is. This course is especially helpful to
those who are thinking of becoming Church members at Bedford Baptist. It’s also an
excellent refresher course for mature Christians.

Sunday Prayer Link

Please remember in prayer Mr. Steven Campbell, Executive Director of Seniors Housing
and Mrs. Barbara Cook, Executive Director of Nursing Homes of Atlantic Baptist Senior
Citizens’ Homes Inc., as they give leadership in areas of housing and care for seniors.

As a caring community of faith and love we extend our sincere Christian sympathy to
Nancy, Pastor Bob, Karissa, Ian, Victoria and Nancy’s mother, Ruby, on the death of
their beloved husband, father and grandfather, Alfred Shuve, who passed away on
Thursday, October 29th.

As a caring community of faith and love we extend our sincere Christian sympathy to
Merle & Neil Cassidy on the death of, Merle’s brother, Clifford Fraser, who passed away
on Thursday October 29th in Ontario.

2010 Pre- Budget Church Meeting

There is a church meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 3rd, @7:00pm. The
purpose of the meeting is for all boards and committees to share information on
projected expenditures for initiatives/programs in 2010. This will support the Finance
Committee in preparing the 2010 church budget. Everyone is welcome and
encouraged to attend.

Deacon Nominees for 2010

The Deacons Board is accepting names of individuals for consideration as Deacons.
Any church member in good standing may submit the name of a church member.
Names may be submitted to Kathy Cochrane, Chair, Board of Deacons in writing or by
e-mail by today. E-mail address: or at 864-3069

Friendship Circle Christmas Sale

Christmas Craft/Bake Sale - Saturday, November 14th 10:00am-3:00pm. There will be
crafts, books, new to you items and baked goods. Sale is being held in the Heffler
Room and the 2’s and 3”s Room. Anyone wishing to donate items for the sale may
leave them in the Heffler Room on Friday before the sale.

Please Be in Prayer for our Sick &

Dykeland Lodge Mrs. Helen Beeler Windsor

Parkland Estates (Cameron Hall) Mrs. Norma Sutherland Halifax
Parkland Estates (Drummond Hall) Mrs. Beth Kennedy Halifax
Windsor Elms Mrs. Marjorie Levy Windsor
(Marlene Davies Mother)
Northwood Center Ms. Brenda Carson Halifax
At Home Mrs. Sydney Derrah Mt. Pleasant, NB
(Carolyn Derrah-Murphy’s Mother)
Ms. Carol Lumsden Bedford
Mrs. Elisabeth Manteuffel Hammonds Plains
Ms. Pauline Mason Lower Sackville
Mrs. Mabel Murphy Halifax
(Randy Murphy’s Mother)
Mrs. Mona Welsford Lower Sackville
Mr. Alistair MacLeod Halifax
Mrs. Ruth (Pierce) Chiasson Halifax

Beacon House Christmas Needs

Bedford Baptist has been asked to collect 375 boxes of Kraft Dinner
for Beacon House. Your donation may be placed in the Beacon House box located in the
foyer, no later than December 1, 2009.
Thank you in advance for your generosity.

Thank You
Thank you to all those who generously supported the Youth endeavors Harvest for the
Hungry. Food collected will be given to Beacon House.