Sunday’s Worship Bulletin


First Baptist Church

“making God’s love visible”

617 State Street

Ogdensburg, NY 13669

(315) 393-6642

Rev. Linda Foody, Pastor

Phyllis Shaw, Director of Music & Organist

May 20, 2018
Pentecost Sunday
11:00 AM



Welcome and Announcements

Lighting of the Candles/Bell Call

Video           “How Great is Our God” (World Edition) feat. ChrisTomlin     YouTube

Introit                                        “As We Gather”                                        No. 646

As we gather may your Spirit work within us,

As we gather may we glorify your Name.

Knowing well that as our hearts begin to worship,

We’ll be blessed because we came,

We’ll be blessed because we came.

*Call to Worship                                                                        

Leader: I feel something in this place!

People: It feels like fire burning within!

Leader: It feels fresh and exciting!

People: It feels like fire burning within!

Leader: It feels like uncontainable joy!

People: It feels like fire burning within!

All: It is fire burning within! We are on fire and the world can’t put it out!

*Hymn                               “Filled With the Spirit’s Power”                               No. 331

 New Testament Reading                             Acts 2:1-21                      pew Bible p. 885

Unison Prayer

O God, we have prayed for your Spirit to come and dwell among us, and today it has. Continue to ignite in us new possibilities of community and fellowship. Enliven in us the passion to serve and to share. Grow in us the desire to set this world on fire through your Holy Spirit; and in doing so, we shall never be the same. Amen.

New Testament Reading                        Romans 8:22-27                      pew Bible p. 919                                                    

*Greet One Another

Prayer Joys and Concerns

Pastoral Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer:

Our Father who art in heaven, hollowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory for ever and ever. Amen.

          Silent Prayer

*Response             “Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying”                       No. 489

                              Lord, listen to your children praying,

Lord, send your Spirit in this place;

Lord, listen to your children praying,

Send us love, send us power, send us grace.


Presentation of Our Tithes & Offering       

*Doxology   “Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow”                      No. 34                                                                    

*Prayer of Dedication                                                                   

Living God, you are the Lord of all! Only you can send your Spirit to bring us new life. You graciously speak your word of hope in times of struggle and uncertainty, and in times of joy and peace. We are grateful that you are continually at work in our lives and the world to fulfill your promises. May our giving today show our trust in You. We pray through Christ our Lord. Amen.

*Hymn                                                     “Spirit Song”                                                            No. 352

Gospel Reading                    John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15            pew Bible pp 878-879

Sermon             In the Power of the Holy Spirit: Proclaim Jubilee!      Rev. Linda Foody

*Hymn                                 “Come Down, O Love Divine”                                 No. 330


*   Unison Benediction

Go, spread the fire everywhere; and know that the Pentecostal Lord of life will be with you now and always!

*Congregational Response                 “God Be With You”                   No. 716 v. 1

God be with you till we meet again,

By His counsels guide uphold you,

With His sheep securely fold you;

God be with you till we meet again.