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					                                  Baptist Circuit of Churches, ECBM
                         P.O. Box 2678  St. John’s  Antigua & Barbuda
                  E-mail: admin@baptistantigua.org Website: www.baptistantigua.org
                           Dr. Hensworth W.C. Jonas, Pastor/Presiding Elder

Vol. XXI, No. 42                                                                                           July 25, 2010

 PRAISE AND GRATITUDE
And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten
                                                               Dr. Hensworth Jonas will preach at the 8:00
cleansed? but where are the nine? There are not found
                                                                a.m. service at the Covenant Baptist Church
that returned to give glory to God, save this
                                                                (Friars Hill Road) and at the 10:00 am service at
stranger. And he said unto him, Arise, go thy way: thy
                                                                the Central Baptist Church (Radio Range)
faith hath made thee whole. (Luke 17:17-19)
                                                                on the topic “Cherishing The Truth” Part 1

I  f you search the world around, among all choice spices
   you shall scarcely meet with the frankincence of grati-
tude. We do not praise the Lord fitly, proportionately, in-
                                                                based on 2 John 7-8.
                                                               Bro. Charles Grant will preach at the 8:00 a.m.
                                                                service at the Tyrells Baptist Church (Liberta
tensely. We receive a continent of mercies and only return
                                                                Road) on the topic “A Heavenly Discussion”
an island of praise. He gives us blessings new every morn-
                                                                based on Luke 13:23-30.
ing and fresh every evening; great is His faithfulness. And
yet we let the years roll round and seldom observe a day
of praise. Sad is it to see God all goodness and man all      Do not only magnify the Lord because he is God; but study
ingratitude!                                                  his character and his doings, and thus render intelligent,
I put it in another shape to you who are God’s people—        appreciative praise. “Praise him, O ye servants of the Lord.”
most of us pray more than we praise. You pray little          If others are silent, you must not be; you must be the first to
enough, I fear; but praise, where is that? At our family      celebrate his praises. You are ―servants,‖ and this is part of
altars we always pray but seldom praise. In our closets we    your service; his ―name‖ is named upon you, therefore cele-
constantly pray, but do we frequently praise? Prayer is not   brate his name with praises; you know what a blessed Mas-
so heavenly an exercise as praise; prayer is for time, but    ter he is, therefore speak well of him. Those who shun his
praise is for eternity. Praise therefore deserves the first   service are sure to neglect his praise; but as grace has
and highest place, does it not?                               made you his own personal servants, let your hearts make
                                                              you his court-musicians. Here we see the servant of the
Let us commence the employment that occupies the ce-          Lord arousing his fellow-servants by three times calling
lestials. Prayer is for a beggar, but methinks he is a poor   upon them to praise. Are we then, so slow in such a sweet
beggar who does not also give praise when he receives         employ? Or is it that when we do our utmost it is all too little
alms. Praise ought to follow naturally upon the heels of      for such a Lord? Both are true. We do not praise enough;
prayer, even when it does not, by divine grace, go before     we cannot praise too much. We ought to be always at it;
it.                                                           answering to the command here given - Praise, Praise,
Psalm 135:1 – Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of       Praise. Let the three-in-one have the praises of our spirit,
the LORD; praise him, O ye servants of the LORD.              soul, and body. For the past, the present, and the future, let
                                                              us render three-fold hallelujahs.
                                                                                                        — Charles Spurgeon
FAMILY NEWS—Vol. XX1, No. 42                            Website: www.baptistantigua.org                                          July 25, 2010

                                                                           and grace/Keep your eyes upon Jesus/And others will not take His
              Music Ministry                                               place/But through every hour/He will give you power/’Til at last/You
                                                                           have run the straight race
                                                                           9. O Lord You’re beautiful/ Your face is all I see/ For when your
                                                                           eyes are on this child/ Your grace abounds to me
                                                                           O Lord Please light the fire/ That once burned bright and clear/
                      Hymns & Choruses                                     Replace the lamp of my first love/ That burns with holy fear.
                                                                           Morning Hymns:                             Evening Hymns:
    Praise ye the Lord. Praise the Lord, O my soul. Psalm 146:1            Tyrells: #70, #261, #175                 C#147
                                                                           Covenant: #10, #76, #409                   #473
                                                                           Central: #110                              #258h
1. My life is in You/Lord/My strength is in You/Lord/My hope is in
You/Lord/In You/It’s in You/I will praise You with all of my life/I will
praise You with all of my strength/With all of my life/With all of my
strength/All of my hope is in You.
2. If I have found favour in Your eyes/Teach me Your ways,
teach me Your ways/That I may be pleasing in Your sight/Teach                                       ~ 26th ~
me Your ways; teach me Your ways/And if You have called me by                                      Shari Irish
my name/Teach me Your ways, teach me Your ways/And O, let
Your presence ever remain/Teach me Your ways, teach me Your                                        ~ 29th ~
ways/I want to know You, Lord/I want to see Your glory and grace/                            Sis. Judy Edwards
And may Your presence go with us all of our days/O Lord, teach                                Shavourn Grant
me Your ways/O Lord, teach me Your ways.
3. I worship You/Almighty God/There is none like You./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.

4. Jesus name above all names/Beautiful Saviour/Glorious Lord/
Emmanuel God is with us/Blessed Redeemer/Living Word.
                                                                                                ~26th July~
5.Fear Not for I am with you/Fear Not for I am with you/Fear Not                      Pastor Ivor & Sis. Janet Walker
for I am with you says the Lord/Fear Not for I am with you/Fear Not
                                                                              Sis. Claudina Barnard & Mr. Claxton Barnard
for I am with you/Fear Not for I am with you says the Lord/I am
redeemed you/I have called you by name/Child you are mine/                                      ~28th July~
When you walk through the waters/I will be there and through the                       Bro. Dwight & Sis. Jenell Hutson
flame/You will not be drowned/You will not be burned/For I am with
you.                                                                                            ~31st July~
                                                                                       Bro. Ernest & Mrs. Lynda Davis
6. When I look into Your holiness, When I gaze into Your
loveliness/When all things that surround become shadows in the
light of You/When I’ve found the joy of reaching Your heart/When
my will becomes enthralled in Your love/When all things that
surround become shadows in the light of You/I worship You/I                                       FUNERAL SERVICE
worship You/The reason I live is to worship You/I worship You; I                       All members of the Baptist Circuit of
worship You/The reason I live is to worship You.
                                                                                       Churches—ECBM are advised that the funeral
7.BE GLORIFIED/Be glorified/Be glorified in the heavens/ Be                            service of Sis. Christophene Daniel will be on
glorified in the earth/Be glorified in this temple/Jesus/Jesus/Be                      Tuesday, 10th August 2010 at the Central
Thou glorified/Worship the Lord/Worship the Lord/Worship in the             Baptist Church (Radio Range). This delay is to accom-
Lord in the heavens/Worship the Lord in the earth/Worship the               modate relatives who are traveling from abroad for the
Lord in this temple/Jesus/Jesus/Be Thou glorified
                                                                            funeral. Please continue to pray for the members of the
8.Turn your eyes upon Jesus/Look full in His wonderful face/And
                                                                            family in their time of bereavement.
the things of earth will grow strangely dim/In the light of His glory

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July 25, 2010                                      Website: www.baptistantigua.org            FAMILY NEWS—Vol. XXI, No. 42




1. FTI OPEN FORUM—EVANGELISM SESSION
All members of the Baptist Circuit of Churches—ECBM are
advised of a Family Training Institute Open Forum on
Wednesday, 28th July, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Covenant              The Lord has done great things for us whereof
Baptist Church (Friars Hill Road). We will be watching ―A Way
                                                                     we are glad. The Baptist Academy has main-
of the Master‖ video which is an excellent evangelism session
to enable you to share the Gospel with friends and love ones.        tained our record of 100% passes in the Com-
Please avail yourself to this means of grace.                        mon Entrance Exam. All of the twenty-two
2. ACTEENS SLEEP OVER CAMP—IT IS HERE!                               students that were submitted this year were
All participants of the Acteens Sleep Over Camp are reminded         successful and passed all four subject areas
that they must be at the Baptist Retreat Centre at Pares Vil-        that were tested. Three were in the “Top Ten”.
lage at 9:00 a.m. on Monday. All those who desire to be              Six were in the “Top Twenty”. Fourteen of
transported to the BRC are kindly asked to meet at the Central
Baptist Church at 8:00 a.m. sharp.
                                                                     our students were in the “Top 100”. There
3. YOUTH SUMMER CAMPS 2010                                           were 1681 students who took the exam, and
Acteens Sleep Over Camp: July 26 -31, 2010                           we gained the number 1 position in the island.
Royal Ambassadors Sleep Over Camp: August 2-7, 2010                  The number 1 student is Syreba Cornelius.
The theme for the camps is “Following Christ” (Luke 9:23).           All praise and honour be to our Lord for his
Camp                                         Camp Fee Total          bountiful goodness toward us.
Acteens Sleep Over Camp                      $120.00
Royal Ambassadors Sleep Over Camp            $120.00
4. COSTUME PARTY                                                     Successful Baptist Academy students attend-
All youth of the ECBM Circuit of Churches are advised of a           ing our churches:
Costume Party on Friday, 13th August at 6:30 p.m. at the
Baptist Retreat Centre. All youths are encouraged to start           Syreba Cornelius #1-Covenant
preparing for this event. A prize will be awarded to the person      Ashley Powell #19-Central
with the best costume.
                                                                     Grantley Edwards #33-Central
5. SATURDAY YOUTH EVANGELISM                                         Shavourn Grant #51-Tyrells
All baptized believers among the Acteens and Royal Am-               Shinel Leo-Central
bassadors are reminded of the evangelistic effort this Satur-        Raidon Jarvis-Central
day at 3:00 p.m. at the three churches of the Circuit. Youth
Counselors and any interested adults are asked to accompany
the youth in this effort. Join the effort to rescue the perishing.   Other successful students from other schools
                                                                     attending our churches:
6. CHILDREN’S CAMP
                                                                     Remy Richards-Covenant
All children of the ECBM Circuit are invited to a fun-filled camp
at the Baptist Retreat Centre from the 16th-20th August,             Shanon Seth-Covenant
2010. The Children’s Camp registration fee is $10 and the            Joel London-Covenant
balance of the fee is $50. The total of the camp is $60, and         David Valcin-Covenant
this includes the cost of a t-shirt. All parents are asked to        Rondell London-Tyrells
register their children now.                                         Carlos Jarvis-Central
7. ADULT PRAISE ENSEMBLE                                             Darion Browne-Central
All members of the Adult Praise Ensemble are reminded of
their rehearsal this Saturday at 5:00 p.m. at Central. Please
be on time.
                                                                                Congratulations to all!

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FAMILY NEWS—Vol. XXI, No.42                             Website: www.baptistantigua.org                                                        July 25, 2010




    Sun. 8:00 a.m.         Sovereign Grace Hour (ABS TV)
         8:00 a.m.         Worship: Tyrells & Covenant
                                                                                         GENERAL MINISTRY NEEDS
         9:00 a.m.         Sunday School: Central                                        Elders, Deacons, and their families
         9:45 a.m.         Sunday School: Tyrells & Covenant                             Baptist Academy of Antigua
         10:00 a.m.        Worship: Central                                              E.C.B.M. Ministries & Staff
         6:00 p.m.         Worship: All Churches                                         Evangelistic Ministries
         7:00 p.m.         Sunday School: All Churches                                   “Sovereign Grace Hour” (ABS TV & Abundant Life
                                                                                                Radio)
  Tues. 3:00 p.m.          Sovereign Grace Hour (ALR 103.9 FM)                           CHURCH FAMILY
  Wed. 7:00 p.m. Joint - Family Training Institute Open                                  HEALTH: Sis. Petronella Pryce, Sis. Magella Selwood
                 Forum : Covenant                                                        PRIVATE CONCERNS: Bro. Darryl Charles, Bro. Nigel
                                                                                            Willock, Bro. Kingsley & Sis. Cecelia Irish, Sis. Nadine
  Fri.     9:00 a.m.       Sovereign Grace Hour (ALR 103.9 FM)                              Smith, Sis. Dianne Joseph, Bro. Aziz Ibrahim, Sis.
                                                                                            Muriel Martin, Bro. Sam & Sis. Ivinia Volney , Bro.
  Sat. 3:00 p.m. Youth Evangelism: All Churches                                             Neville Bowen, Bro. Ernest Davis
       5:00 p.m. Adult Praise Ensemble: Central                                          THANKSGIVING: Bro. Nigel Pilgrim, Sis. Veronica
                                                                                            Walker, Sis. Jean Edwards, Sis. Judy Butters, Sis.
                                                                                            Tarra Hazelwood, Dea. Stephen Butters, Bro. Figuelis
                                                                                            Exantus, Sis. Josie-Ann Jonas, Sis. Norma Grant,
                                                                                            Dea. David & Sis. Patricia Jarvis, Bro. Joshua Joseph
                                                                                         NEW MEMBERS: Sis. Lenika Lyne, McKeba Lawrence,
  THINK IT THROUGH…                                                                         Bro. Adrian Barron, Bro. Aziz Ibrahim, Sis. Sacha Mills,
                                                                                            Bro. Jahlen Browne, Bro. Michael Norman, Bro.
                                                                                            Matthew Norman, Sis. Grace Norman, Sis. Diana Luke,
  Justification is an act of God’s free                                                     Sis. Pauline Christopher, Sis. Sheryl Walker, Sis.
                                                                                            Renelle Samuel, Sis. Donalie Andrew
  grace, wherein he pardons all our                                                      WATCH CARE: Sis. Edith McCoy, Sis. Enid Matthew,
  sins, and accepts us as righteous in                                                      Bro. Isaiah James
                                                                                         OTHER CONCERNS:
  his sight, only for the righteousness                                                  SAVING GRACE: Gregson Pilgrim, Jamol Pilgrim, Phyllis
  of Christ imputed to us, and received                                                     Mayers, Nalda Streete, Orel Peters, Roslyn James,
  by faith alone.                                                                           Shari Irish, Kingsley Irish Jr., Reisa Irish, Noreen Ferris,
                                                                                             Tefield Charles, Leroy Adams, Ester Adams, Kinsley
  —Westminister Shorter Catechism                                                           Irish, Reisah Irish, Shari Irish, Noreen Ferris
                                                                                         HEALTH: Luther Pelle, Shari Irish, Noreen Ferris
                                                                                         NEW MEMBER APPLICANT: Syreba Cornelius
                                                                                            (Covenant), Ashley Powell (Central), Andre Exaie
                                                                                            (Tyrells), Donita James (Tyrells)
                               ELDERSHIP
 Pastor Dr. Hensworth W.C. Jonas, B.A., M.A., D.P.Th., D.Min.       771-4888         Pray without ceasing. I Thessalonians 5:17
                                                                    461-7757
 Pastor Ivor J. Walker                                              464-1644
                                                                    461-1414
 Pastor Orvin D.E. Paige, B.Sc., M.Min.                             772-6314
                                                                    560-5543
                            DIACONATE
 Deacon David Jarvis                                                464-7477
 Deacon Earl Skerritt                                               722-4313
 Deacon Ian Blair                                                   722-5947
 Deacon Stephen Butters                                             783-5800                                   Pre-school — Romans 3:23
 Deacon Patrick Tomlinson                                           786-7957                                Elementary — Philippians 4:13
                              DIRECTORY                                                                 Secondary & Adults -- Philippians 4 : 6 -7
 Central Baptist Church                                              462-2894
 Tyrells Baptist Church                                              460-3557                           Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a
 Covenant Baptist Church                                             561-4022                            light unto my path. —Psalm 119:105
 Baptist Academy                      Office: 462-2894          Fax: 462-6029


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