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Welcome to

Bedford Baptist Church

Service of Worship July 3rd, 2011 10:30 a.m.

Enter His Gates With Praise Call To Worship Memorial Carillon Prelude Ministry Opportunities *Time Of Praise Our Response To Him Tithes & Offering

Pastor Kevin Worship Team

(KidZone Children may head downstairs during singing of last verse)

Pastor Bob

Offertory *Offertory Response #600 Praise God From Whom Prayers of the People Ministry Of Music On Holy Ground Barbara Streisand (CD) Ministry Of The Word Scripture Exodus 3:1-12 (Pew Bible, OT pg. 50) Sermon Is Canada Our Holy Ground? Pastor Ida *Hymn # 307 Lord Of The Lands (v. 2) #308 O Canada Our Lords Supper Words of Institution Hymn #219 Let Us Break Bread (v. 1) Prayer for the Bread Deacon John Giffin Hymn #219 Let Us Break Bread (v. 2) Prayer for the Cup Deacon Sandra MacKenzie *Hymn #219 Let Us Break Bread (v. 3) Benediction Postlude

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

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.

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. Miriam MacDonald Mr. Peter Metcalfe Office Administrator Mr. Joel Scott Caretaker Ms. Kaleigh Rand Summer Ministry Coordinator Ms. Laura Coyle Summer Ministry Coordinator

Please Be In Prayer For Our Sick & Shut-In

QE II Halifax Veterans Memorial Walter Reid Veterans Hospital Ivany Place Mr. Nick Dearman Mr. Bill Gallant Mr. Adam Keys

(Herman & Vivians Nephew)

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

Mrs. Evelyn Ross Ms. Brenda Carson Mrs. Freda Bender 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. Joyce Tavener Mrs. Sydney Derrah

(Carolyn Derrah-Murphys Mother)

Ms. Carol Lumsden Mrs. Gloria Campbell Ms. Jan Robar Mrs. Hilda MacDonald
(Tena Poiriers Mother)

Mrs. Janice Burke Mrs. Ruth Chiasson Mrs. Anna Rogers

Last Weeks Offering (June 26, 2011) TOTAL= $6,887.68

(Automatic debit weekly offerings are included in totals)

OFFERING BREAKDOWN Total Annual Budget = $388,400 Last Weeks Offering Towards Budget $ 6,861.43 Weekly Offering Needed To Make Budget $ 7,469.23 Weekly Surplus/Deficit - $ 607.80 Year To Date Surplus/Deficit - $ 12,033,21 Special Donations & Non-Budget Offering Total $ 26.25

Week At A Glance
Sunday To Sunday July 3rdJuly 10
Today 10:45 am After Worship 6:30 pm 7:00 pm 7:00 pm 6:00 pm 10:00 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:30 am 10:45 am After Worship 6:30 pm 7:00 pm Benevolent Sunday KidZone Lemonade On The Lawn Youth Fireside Drive-In Service CE Committee Youth Drop-In Pre-Service Prayer Worship Service Nursery (Tanya Starratt & Robyn McIssac) Preschool (Bernie Levy & Michael McCurdy) KidZone Lemonade On The Lawn Youth Fireside Drive-In Service

Tuesday Wednesday Next Sunday

Servants in the Lords Work

Deacon On Duty Greeters Sound Tellers This Week Sandra MacKenzie Herman & Vivian Barrett Melvin Fiander Minnie Daniels & Lloyd & Lynda Mitchell Next Week Herman Barrett Doug & Janice Burke Phillip Cox Hattie Nickerson & Al & Daneen Dakin

Worship Service Attendance

Last Week: 227 Year Ago 194

Plates are set up at the back of the sanctuary for those wishing to make a donation to our Benevolent Fund. Writing Contest Young people ages 13-22, dont forget about the creative writing contest in recognition of the International Year for People of African Descent where you can win cash prizes. Further details are available on our church website under the News tab.

News & Events

Convention Prayer Link The months of July and August are a time when many pastors and lay leaders within our churches take summer vacations. Please pray for those who travel, and that these vacations may be wonderful times for rest, renewal and spiritual replenishment. 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: Audrey Currie, David Currie, Michael, Kim, Holly, Gracie, & Olivia Currie, and Al & Daneen Dakin. Summer Reading Program Our Summer Reading Program is underway! The red program brochures are now available in the foyer so that you can get started on your voyage of discovery and learning! Yard Sale We will be holding a Yard Sale next Saturday, July 9th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Help is needed with set up, clean up, and transporting items after the Yard Sale. The proceeds will go towards our Bayside Camp Bursary Fund.

News & Events (Contd.)

Childrens Ministry Workshop The CE Committee would like to invite anyone who is currently working with children within the church or elsewhere to join us on July 14th for a seminar: Ministering to the Next Generation. We will be learning about the structure of a children's program that is flourishing in St John's Nfld. How to show God's love to children and help them to understand that church is a safe, loving, and fun environment. We will be dealing with children from nursery age all the way through to university age. Please come join us for an informative learning time and refreshments. Together we can build on the future of our children within the church. VBS Volunteers This summers VBS program, Main Street, will be held on July 11-15 from 9:30 am 12:00 noon. We are looking for help in the following areas: Games Leaders, Snack Leaders, Craft Leaders, Guide Leaders, or Storytellers. If you can help out in any of these areas please put your name on the sign-up sheet in the foyer or talk to one of our Summer Ministry Coordinators, Kaleigh Rand or Laura Coyle. Executive Committee Minutes Anyone wishing to receive a copy of the approved May minutes of the Executive Committee please contact the Office Administrator.

HEARTFELT THANKS TO: Each person who generously shared their Black Culture treasures, Each one who visited our Exhibit, signed our Guest Book, and donated to the CBM Solidarity Fund for Kenya ($57.15-Received), The Pastors for their leadership and support, Catherine Levy for photographs, Henry Bishop for his outstanding contribution, Anna Chisholm for cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony, James Mantley for the banners, Peter Metcalfe for his assistance, Library Committee members who worked to provide a site for the Exhibit in the library despite space limitations. They also carried out regular services during the exhibit. All who contributed directly, or indirectly, to the success of the exhibit.

Our Exhibit celebrating the International Year for People of African Descent was successful and worthwhile based on the favorable comments received and the enthusiastic cooperation of our church family. Much thanks and God bless. NOTE TO DONORS: The items placed on loan for our exhibit can be collected from the library at your convenience. -Jean Clayton, Exhibit Coordinator


We have tomatoes, cucumbers, beans, peas, lettuce, spinach, garlic, beets and carrots beginning to sprout up, some doing a lot better than others! Harvesting in small quantities for meals by the fine folk of Bedford Baptist should begin around the first week of August. Thank you to Zephaniah Otuki for the wooden stakes used to support the tomatoes and cucumbers. Thank you to Randy Murphy for the delivery of the topsoil, an upgrade to last years clay / gravel mix! Anyone who can tell the difference between what was planted, and a healthy crop of weeds, is welcome to pluck to their hearts content!