Officers on duty: 7:00 am. W. Barnett-HoQuee/ E. Gallimore
10:15 a.m. V.Smith/ E. Hughes
6 Hope Road, Kingston 10 6:00 p.m. V.Rowe/ S.Henry
Counsellors on duty 7:00 a.m. C. Barrett/ M. Hennie/ K. Mason/ C.Wallace
Pastor: Rev. Dr. Burchell K. Taylor 10:15 a.m. C. McKoy/ V. Redwood/ A. Spence/ B. Stone
Assoc. Pastor: Rev. Michael Shim Hue
Theme for the Church year – October 2006 – September 2007 –
God’s People – Living and Sharing the Ministry of Christ in the power of the Spirit
Telephone: 926-8272 / 960-5658 General Office
929-6979 / 929-6245 Healing Ministry/ Counselling/ Pharmacy
926-6681 Social Worker
MAY 13, 2007
APPROACH TO GOD AND THE CHURCH’S PRAISE
INTROIT The Choir
CALL TO WORSHIP
HYMN OF PRAISE – No. 16 – Lord Christ whose love has brought us here
Blessed are the mothers of yesterday, for their memories shall
be called beautiful and beneficient. PRAYER OF ADORATION & THANKSGIVING
Blessed are the mothers of today, for they have the keeping
of tomorrow in their hands and in their hearts. RESPONSIVE READING – No. 662
Blessed are the mothers of tomorrow, they shall be called Leader: The Lord is my light and my salvation – whom shall I fear?
the mothers of men and women who will make miracles of People: The Lord is the stronghold of my life – of whom shall I be afraid?
life. Leader: Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear;
Blessed are the mothers, for they are conservers of the People: though war break out against me, even then will I be confident.
human race. Leader: One thing I ask of the Lord,
Blessed are the mothers of the earth for they have People: this is what I seek;
Leader: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life,
combined the practical and the spiritual into one workable
People: to gaze upon the beauty of the Lord and to seek
way of human life. Him in his temple.
Blessed are the mothers. Leader: For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling;
People: he will hide me in the shelter of his tabernacle and set
me high upon a rock. Sung prayerfully)
Leader: Hear my voice when I call, O Lord; be merciful to me and answer me. As the deer panteth for the water, so my soul longeth after thee,
People: Do not hide your face from me, do not turn your servant You alone are my heart’s desire and I long to worship You.
away in anger; you have been my helper. You alone are my strength and shield,
To You alone does my spirit yield.
Leader: Do not reject me or forsake me, O God my Saviour. You alone are my heart’s desire and I long to worship You.
People: Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me.
Leader: I am still confident of this: I will seek the goodness of the Lord
.PRAYER OF CONFESSION AND INTERCESSION
in the land of the living.
ALL: Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. [response] Spirit of the Living God, move among us all
make us one in heart and mind, make us one in love.
Humble, caring, selfless, sharing.
Spirit of the Living God, fill our lives with love!
SONGS OF WORSHIP
1. My Jesus, My Saviour, Lord there is none like you WELCOME
All of my days, I want to praise the wonders of your mighty love
My comfort, my shelter, tower of refuge and strength
Let every breath, all that I am, never cease to worship you. ANNOUNCEMENTS ACT OF FELLOWSHIP
Shout to the Lord, all the earth, let us sing
Power and majesty, praise to the King
Mountains bow down and the seas will roar at the sound of your name.
TITHES & OFFERING DOXOLOGY
I sing for joy at the works of your hands
Forever I love you, forever I’ll stand
Nothing compares to the promise I have in you.
PREACHING OF THE WORD
2. I worship You, Almighty God, there is none like You. AND THE CHURCH’S RESPONSE
I worship You, O Prince of Peace, that is what I want to do.
I give You praise, for You are my righteousness.
I worship You, Almighty God, there is none like You. SCRIPTURE READING ACTS 16: 9 - 15
3. This is my desire, to honour You
Lord, with all my heart, I worship You
HYMN OF MEDITATION - No. 500 – Lord of the home, your only Son
All I have within me, I give You praise
All that I adore is in You. SPECIAL MUSICAL ITEM The Choir
Lord, I give You my heart, I give you my soul
I live for You alone. MESSAGE Rev. Catherine Gale
Every breath that I take, every moment I’m awake
Lord, have Your way in me. HYMN OF RESPONSE - No. 472 – Blest be the tie that binds
PRAYER AND FELLOWSHIP PRAYER
[PERIOD OF SILENCE]
DAILY BIBLE READINGS
ON OUR PRAYER LIST
Sun. May 13 Eyes on the prize 2Kings 2: 1 - 18
Mon. May 14 How much more…. 2Kings 4: 1 - 7 The thanksgiving service for the life of Mr. Perry Allen, father of Sis Chantrell Allen
Tues. May 15 Never, ever, give up 2Kings 4: 8 - 37 will be at the Rehoboth Gospel Assembly in Independence City at 10.00 a.m. on
Wed. May 16 Anonymous, insignificant? 2Kings 5: 1 - 14 Saturday, May 19, 2007. Interment follows at Dovecot. Do remember all family
Thur. May 17 Freely you’ve received…. 2Kings 5: 15- 27
members in your prayers.
Fri. May 18 An everyday faith 2Kings 12: 1 - 21
Sis. Pauline Barnett who is at Ward 1B – Kingston Public Hospital.
Sat. May 19 ‘Gotta serve somebody’ 2Kings 17: 1-23
For further meditation ….Are there some lifestyle changes you need to make? Ask God to ***CONGRATULATIONS to Sis. Evelyn Gyles (Administrator of the Healing
give you the strength to make them. Ministry) who this past week was one of the Teachers who received the Prime
Minister award for service to Education. Sis. Gyles has spent over forty (40) years
in the field of Education
SERVICES FOR TODAY
Members, friends, we wish to express our thanks and appreciation to those MAY IS FAMILY MONTH AT BETHEL!
who continue to make contributions to the Church’s Building Fund. As we
embark on the refurbishing of the Ground Floor – to house the Clinic and
Pharmacy Ministry - we your on-going support. Specially marked BUILDING
FUND Envelopes are available from the ushers, please collect yours today
REMEMBER…. Every little drop counts! 6:00 a.m. Christ for Today Broadcast, RJR – 94 FM
7:00 a.m. First Worship Service
Leader: Sis. Evelyn Gyles
Speaker: Rev. Catherine Gale
THANK YOU.. [Pastor of the Providence Methodist Church]
** CHURCH FAMILY TALENT PARADE - The Training Department, through the Director Lord’s Supper
of Training Marion Blake, extends many thanks to everyone who participated or gave 8:45 a.m. Sunday School & New Members’ Classes
support to our first Bethel Church Family Talent Parade last Sunday evening – May 6, 2007. [New Members’ class for children held on platform nearest to the Piano)
We had a wonderful evening and so sorry if you missed it. With your support along with 9:00 a.m – 10:30 a.m. Library Services
items from courageous Church Family Members who are willing to showcase their talent for 10:15 a.m. Second Worship Service
good family entertainment we could definitely make it an annual Family Month event. See Leader: Deacon Stephen Edwards
you there next year!! Speaker: Rev. William Edwards
[Dedication of Babies]
** Members of the Planning and Organizing committee for JAMAICA NITE ’07 wish to 10:30 a.m. JUNIOR CHURCH – for children 13 years and under
express their thanks and appreciation to all those who supported the event last Friday. We 4:30 p.m. Visiting to shut-ins
look forward to your continued support in future events. NOTE: Members of the T.ACT Group are asked to note that meetings have been
suspended for MAY to facilitate all those who have examinations during the month.
** The Pastor and members of the JONES TOWN Baptist Church extend their thanks to Work Hard and Keep focused!
all who supported their Fund-raising activity by attending the National Pantomime’s recent 6:00 p.m. SPECIAL FAMILY MONTH SERVICE
performance. A TRIBUTE TO MOTHERHOOD!
Come and celebrate with us as we pay tribute to mothers and those who provide motherly OF THE LAW
care in their homes. A rich time of Special readings, songs, fashion displays and much more 5:00 p.m. Praise Team Rehearsal
is in store for you! Don’t miss out on this one! 7:00 p.m. Young Adult Fellowship – Special
Family Month presentation
NOTE: All volunteers in the HOMEWORK/READING LAB are asked to
attend a special meeting on May 19th at 10:00 a.m. Kindly make every effort to
It’s coming at you….Fast & Furious!!…
OTHER EVENTS FOR YOU TO NOTE …
* Church Council Meeting – Monday, May 21st – 6:00 p.m.
It’s BBYF Retreat 2007 !! * Mission and Evangelism Committee meeting will be on Wednesday, May 30 th at
Where: Littford Campsite, St. Ann 6:00 p.m.
When: July 6-8, 2007 * Persons interested in Personal Evangelism are asked to note that training sessions
will commence on June 2nd. Please contact Deacon Karlene Mason or Bro. Marlon
Cost: Only $2600!! (Includes food, accommodation &
Plummer for further details.
transportation) * DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP’S next meeting will be on Saturday 26 May at
3pm . All members please note and plan to attend.
Can you handle it?
* The 13th Emancipation Annual Lecture and Culture Presentation will be on
Sunday, July 29th at the Meadowbrook United church. We are inviting persons
More details to follow soon! who would like to serve on the planning committee to contact Deacon Lola Bailey
or Sis. Marjorie Vassell, or leave your name/contact information with the Officer
on duty in the Church Office. Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15 th –
5:30 p.m at the Webster Memorial United Church.
Additional Activities For This Week
Monday, May 14 6:00 p.m. Deacons’ Meeting
6:00 pm. HIV/AIDS committee meeting
Wednesday, May 16 7:00 p.m. BIBLE STUDY
Thursday, May 17 5:30 p.m. GAMES EVENING
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m Bethel Lay Institute (BLI) Course WELCOME… to all our members, friends and well-
Christian Ethics – Myth and Reality wishers. Thank you for choosing to visit with us today!.
6:30 p.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal
A special welcome to Rev. Catherine Gale, Pastor of the Providence Methodist
Friday, May 18 6:00 p.m. Youth Chorale Rehearsal Church, our Guest Speaker at the 7:00 a.m. service.
7:00 p.m. Youth Fellowship PLEASE turn off your Cellular Telephones during the period of the service, so that
Saturday, May 19 7:00 a.m. C O P E Market you and your neighbour will benefit fully from the experience being offered.
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m LEGAL AID CLINIC – We are asking all our members and friends to cooperate with the security personnel
************************************************************************* on duty in the respective parking areas as they seek to assist you in parking
appropriately in the spaces available. We remind persons to note where they might be
parked so that they do not inconvenience any others who might want to leave
NOTE: The Office of the Bethel Legal Aid Clinic has been relocated to the Upper floor of the immediately following the worship services
JBU Building. Reminding all our members and friends that the mid-day reflections,
10:00 a.m. BLI Course – STOP! IN THE NAME coordinated by the Half Way Tree Ministers’ Fraternal continues at the
Webster Memorial United Church each Wednesday. Next session on
Wednesday, May 9th will be led by the TRINITY MORAVIAN
BIRTHMONTH GROUP MEETINGS
JANUARY – Monthly group meeting is on Wednesday, May 16th – at 5:30 p.m All Its coming at you….Fast & Furious!!…
members are asked to make every effort to attend.
APRIL – A reminder to all group members that transportation for the visit to the Belle It’s BBYF Retreat 2007 !!
Castle Baptist Church today will leave Bethel at 8:30 a.m Please confirm with your group
leaders. Where: Littford Campsite, St. Ann
MAY – Please attend the next meeting on Wednesday, May 16th at 5:45 p.m Very important
matters to be discussed.
When: July 6-8, 2007
OCTOBER - All members are asked to note that the next meeting will be on Saturday May Cost: Only $2600!! (Includes food, accommodation &
19th at 4:30 p.m. transportation)
Can you handle it?
What is Festival of Gifts? Our Pastor
gives us some information below. We
look forward to your full participation THESE BOOKS ARE STILL AVAILABLE…
on Saturday, May 26th – 8:00 a.m – 2:00 ** THE BETHEL STORY – A history of the Bethel Baptist Church – 1954 – 2004 –
p.m. All that you ever wanted to know about Bethel, its beginning and history through
fifty years of ministry and Mission. Copies available at only $400.00 each.
** SAYING NO TO BABYLON (by Rev. Dr. Burchell Taylor) – A reading of the
Book of Daniel. Explore this fascinating book from a different perspective. Get
your copy from the Office for only $800.00 today. Make these books a gift to your
Mother on this special Day
The JBU Men’s Brotherhood invites all friends to attend the Grand Concert and
Gospel Extravaganza at the Denbeigh Show Ground, Clarendon on Saturday, May
19th – meals served 11:00 a.m – 3:0 p.m. at a cost of $350.00 each. Transportation
is $500.00 per person. Interested persons are asked to register with Bro. Linton
The Bethel Men’s Brotherhood will be doing a ‘PAINT-UP’ Project at the
Ambrook Lane Basic School on Labour Day, May 23rd. Volunteers are asked to
contact Bro. Carlton Morrison or Burnett Prince for further details.