December 30, 2023
Meditation – “New Year’s Day is a good time to fix one’s eyes on the only One who knows what the year is to hold.” – Elisabeth Elliot
Call to Worship
Preparing for Worship
Hymn – The Birthday of a King - 191
Scripture – 1 Thessalonians 5:12-22
Hymn – How Great Our Joy - 202
Sermon – New Year Resolutions
Praying for and with each other
Hymn – To God Be the Glory - 28
Kindness Matters! We encourage you to show your thankfulness to someone! Write a note, send a card, or give a call and pray for that person. Let them know you appreciate them and are praying for them.
If you contribute items for the food pantry, please drop off any non-perishable foods on the table in the fellowship hall.
Small group meets at Chris and Joanna’s tonight from 6-8pm. Bring a snack or dessert to share.
Committee chairs are asked to submit their 4th quarter and Annual reports to the Clerk by January 5.
The Annual Business meeting will be held Sunday January 14th at 9am.
Committees are reminded to start preparing for the end of the year, with reports and budgets.
The Finance and Nominating committees will each be meeting soon. Please help make their jobs easier by getting your requests to the Finance committee early or by volunteering for a position.
The SDB General Conference will be hosting the 2024 Winter Virtual Delegate Forum on Sunday January 7 at 2pm via Zoom. Registration is required. The registration link and other information is available at www.seventhdaybaptist.org/wvdf.
The Seventh Day Baptist Week of Prayer, sponsored by the SDB World Federation, will be observed January 7-13th. This year’s theme is “You, Then, You Will Pray Like This”. Booklets, written by Pastor Helmer Umana of the SDB Christian Church in Silver Spring MD, with meditations for each day are in the vestibule.