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Welcome to

Bedford Baptist Church


Service of Worship August 14th, 2011 10:30 a.m.

Enter His Gates With Praise Call To Worship Memorial Carillon Prelude Ministry Opportunities *Time Of Praise Childrens Story X Marks The Spot *Song I Love You, Lord Our Response To Him

Worship Team Pastor Bob

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

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

Tithes & Offering Offertory *Offertory Response #600 Praise God From Whom Prayers of the People *Hymn #90 And Can It Be Ministry Of The Word Scripture Matthew 13:44-46 (Pew Bible, NT pg. 15) Sermon A Buried Treasure Pastor Ida *Hymn I Surrender All 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: 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

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.

About Us
Bedford Baptist Church has been a part of this community for 112 years. We seek to be a fellowship of believers To building on the principles of love, grace, and compassion as first modeled by our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. for every age group. with the Convention that end, we offer a wide variety of programs and services On a larger scale, we are affiliated of Atlantic Baptist Churches &

Canadian Baptist Ministries.

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. Miriam MacDonald 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


Halifax Veterans Memorial QE II Walter Reid Veterans Hospital Ivany Place Mr. Bill Gallant Mrs. Eleanor Reeves
(Tony Reeves mother)

Mr. Albert Moulton 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 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 Mrs. Hilda MacDonald


(Tena Poiriers Mother)

Mrs. Ruth Chiasson Mr. Nick Dearman Mrs. Mona Ellis Mrs. Jane Brown
(Heather Ross mother)

Mrs. Anna Rogers Mr. Roy Young

Last Weeks Offering (August 7, 2011) TOTAL= $6,302.98


OFFERING BREAKDOWN Total Annual Budget = $388,400 Last Weeks Offering Towards Budget $ Weekly Offering Needed To Make Budget $ Weekly Surplus/Deficit -$ Year To Date Surplus/Deficit -$ Special Donations & Non-Budget Offering Total $

5613.02 7,469.23 1,856.21 20,751.46 689.96

Week At A Glance
Sunday To Sunday August 14th August 21st
Today 10:45 am KidZone After Worship Lemonade On The Lawn 6:30 pm Youth Fireside 7:00 pm Drive-In Service New York Mission Team Returns 9:30 am Preschool Playgroup Convention Oasis Begins 6:00 pm Youth Drop-In Fantastic FridayCarnival 10:00 - 3:00 Convention Oasis Ends Clayton/Crawford Wedding Rehearsal 5:30 pm Beacon House Sunday 10:00 am Pre-Service Prayer 10:30 am Worship Service 10:30 am Nursery (Cheryl Hartlen & Taylor Parsons) 10:30 am Preschool (Donna Peverill & Jason McCurdy) 10:45 am After Worship 6:30 pm 7:00 pm KidZone Lemonade On The Lawn Youth Fireside Drive-In Service

Monday Wednesday Friday Saturday Next Sunday

Servants in the Lords Work


Deacon On Duty Greeters Sound Tellers This Week Stephen Davidson Don & Eileen Bowlby Melvin Fiander Leela Bates & Arlene Metcalfe Next Week Kathy Cochrane Bruce & Nancy Duffy Michael McCurdy Leela Bates & Elizabeth Barrett

Worship Service Attendance


Morning Service Drive-In Service Last Week: 137 Last Week: 35 Year Ago: 142 Year Ago: 79

Beacon House Sunday Next Sunday is our Beacon House Collection Sunday. Here are the Top Ten items that Beacon House is looking for during the month of August: Baby Food, Juice (1L or larger), Canned Ham, Kraft Dinner, Canned Beans, Canned Fruit, Cereal, Tomato Soup, Peanut Butter, and Canned Corn.

News & Events


Convention Prayer Link Please pray for the members of our Conventions Examining Council for Ordination, as well as those who will come before the Council on August 15th and 16th, that the Spirit of the Lord will grant wisdom as the ordination examinations are conducted. 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: Mollie Graham, Wally & Bernice Graham, John-Allen, Elizabeth & Jason Grant, and Marion Grant. Nuptial News Congratulations are extended to David Barss & Catherine MacMullin who were united in marriage in this sanctuary by Dr. Ida on Saturday, August 13th. Mission Team Return Our New York Mission Team will be returning today. Please pray for traveling mercies on this final part of their journey and that this will have been a rich and rewarding experience for them and all those that they came in contact with. Fantastic Fridays Our Summer Ministry Team of Kayleigh Rand and Laura Coyle are offering a fun-filled program for children in Grades P 6 every Friday in the month of August. Fantastic Fridays goes from 10:00 am 3:00 pm with children asked to bring a bag lunch with them. Next week (August 19th) the theme is Carnival!

News & Events (Contd.)


Edu-Kid We are beginning our annual Edu-Kid campaign to provide school supplies to those in need. Here are some of the items we are specifically looking for: large cloth binders, math sets, loose leaf, pencils, crayons, markers, coloured pencils, scissors, glue, duotangs, scribblers, binders, etc. There is a box in the foyer where you can drop off donated supplies or you can make a donation (mark as school supplies) and material will be purchased on your behalf. Thank you for your support! Guest Preacher Next Sunday (August 21st) we are pleased to have Rev. Sam Chaise, our newly appointed General Secretary of Canadian Baptist Ministries, as our special guest preacher. Convention Oasis This week our annual Convention gathering entitled Oasis will be held at Acadia University in Wolfville, NS. Please be in prayer for all of those individuals who will be travelling for this event, especially members of our ministry staff: Pastors Bob and Ida, Lic. Miriam MacDonald & Lic. Kathy Cochrane, and also our delegates: Nancy Duffy, Cheryl Hartlen, Sandra Irving, and David & Goldye Smith. Church Fall Retreat Dont forget to set aside the weekend of September 16-18 for our annual Church Fall Retreat, this year to be held at Kingswood Camp. Look for registration forms to be available in the next couple of weeks. Matt Mayich Update The latest update from missionary to Mongolia, Matt Mayich, is now posted on our church bulletin board for anyone who would like to see how he and his family are doing.