Bulletin April 9, 2017

Pauline Taylor —  April 10, 2017

The Worship of God

April 9, 2017

11:00 a.m.


The Prelude                                                                                           Mrs. Beth Braun

The Chiming of the Hour

*The Call to Worship Hymn #130       Hosanna, Loud Hosanna

The Welcome and the Lord’s Prayer                                       Mr. Jim Heishman

The Choir                               The King is Coming

 The Introduction of the 2017 J.R. Tucker Softball Team

A Word of Appreciation from the Team

The Morning Prayer

**The Offertory Hymn #129           Tell Me the Stories of Jesus

The Offertory

The Doxology

The Choral Worship                  He Grew the Tree  

The Sermon                                                                                    Dr. Cecil Chambers

Unexpected Excitement

Matthew 21: 1-11

The mystery of divine plans

The joy of human spontaneity

The blessing of divine promise

*The Hymn of Response # 126       All Glory, Laud and Honor

The Dismissal with Blessing

Go now to serve God and your neighbor.

We go in the peace of Christ.

Go now and be willing to walk in the way of suffering.

We go in the name of the Lord.

May the God of peace enable us to do his will

In every kind of goodness.

Working in us what pleases him

In the Holy Spirit;

Through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen. Thanks be to God.

The Choral Response                     Amen  

The Postlude


*If you are able, please stand.

** Boys and girls may leave for Children’s Church.



We are happy that you have come to worship with us this morning. We pray that you will be blessed by joining us in the praise and worship of our LORD.

A Rosebud

The beautiful rosebud is placed in our sanctuary today in honor of Emma Fahed, great granddaughter of Cecil and Shirley Painter, born on March 29. Congratulations to parents, Christopher and Megan Fahed and to the grandparents.

Remember our Homebound: send a card, call or visit to Mrs. Lettie Cooke, Sunrise, Assisted Living, 1807 N. Parham Road, Henrico, VA 23229. Remember all our homebound members in your prayers this week.

Women on Mission

Ladies gather for mission study and prayer on Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock at the church. Everyone is invited to join them.


Finance Committee

Members of the Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the church.


Wonderful Wednesday Dinner

Dinner will be served at 6 o’clock on Wednesday in the fellowship hall. Our menu: Turkey, Dressing, Gravy, Peas, Rolls, Dessert. Please make your reservation for dinner by signing the bulletin board in the hallway or by calling the church office by 10:00 am. Monday.


Holy Wednesday Service

Following dinner in the fellowship hall our pastor, Cecil and music director, Rick will lead a service of communion and remembrance as we prepare our hearts for the celebration of Easter. We invite you to join with us at 7:00 on Wednesday. If you can come early and have dinner please make reservations.


Easter Egg Hunt

We will have an Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, April 15th at 2 p.m. for children up to 12 years of age..   Invite your friends and neighbors to join us! We welcome all volunteers to come out and have fun!


Easter Sunrise Service

At 6:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday morning we are gathering on our church lawn for a service of praise as the sun comes up. We hope you can join us.

Our Easter Celebration service will be held in the sanctuary at 11:00 a.m.


Remember the Spring Fling .. Sunday, April 23rd at 4 o’clock. The Amy Lade group will bring us a music concert out on the front lawn.   There will be good food to enjoy as well.


Skipwith Baptist Church

Henrico, Virginia 23229

1900 Skipwith Road




Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;

His love endures forever.

Let Israel say: “His love endures forever”.

Open for me the gates of righteousness;

I will enter and give thanks to the Lord.

This is the gate of the Lord

Through which

the righteous may enter.


Dr. Cecil J. Chambers, Pastor

Mr. Richard A. Tinsley, Music Director

Mrs. Bethany H. Braun, Organist, Pianist

Mrs. Pauline K. Taylor, Ministry Assistant