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

June 10, 2018
11:00 AM



Welcome and Announcements

Lighting of the Candles/Bell Call

Video                                “Broken Things” by Matthew West                        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: You who are weary, sleepless, tired, depressed, discouraged…You who are fed up, hopeless, visionless, fearful, tearful…Let Go! The Lord is present in your suffering and is here to calm the winds and waves of your soul!

People: Now is the acceptable time. This is the day of salvation.

All: Holy Spirit, Come! Let justice roll down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream!

*Hymn                               “My Hope is Built on Nothing Less”                      No. 405

 Old Testament Reading                    1Samuel 8:4-20               pew Bible p. 218-219

Unison Prayer

O God of justice, miracles, and mighty deeds, we lift up to you those who have been silenced by hardship, affliction and injustice. Forgive us for not speaking up for the least of those among us. We confess that we have not exercised our influence and position to change things. Grant us the courage to be agents of change and instruments of justice. Empower us with the will and the desire to see your kingdom manifest on earth as it is already done in heaven. In Jesus’ name, we pray, Amen.

New Testament Reading                      2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1               pew Bible p. 939                                                    

*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                                                                   

God of grace and goodness, your kingdom is not limited to the earth, but extends through the cosmos. At times when we feel like we carry the world on our shoulders, remind us that you have offered to carry that weight. As we give our gift this day, help us realize that our hope and security is not found in accumulating money and power, but in recognizing your kingly reign in our lives. We pray it in the holy name of Jesus. Amen.

*Hymn                                                   “He Leadeth Me”                                    No. 499

Gospel Reading                           Mark 3:20-35                      pew Bible pp. 814-815

Sermon                                           Transitions: WHY?                      Rev. Linda Foody

*Hymn                                        “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name”                  No. 106

*   Unison Benediction

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with us and remain with us always. Amen.

*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.