MARLBORO SEVENTH DAY BAPTIST CHURCH
September 28, 2019
Stand still” – keep the posture of an upright man, ready for action, expecting further orders,
cheerfully and patiently awaiting the directing voice; and it will not be long ere God shall
say to you, as distinctly as Moses said it to the people of Israel, “Go forward.”
WORSHIPING GOD WITH SONGS
RESPONSIVE READING #6 – PAGE 852
PRAYER OF INVOCATION
GREETING EACH OTHER
HYMN OF JOY – #619 SUNSHINE IN MY SOUL
SHARING AND CARING
THE CHURCH AT PRAYER
SCRIPTURE READING – Deuteronomy 28:45-47
MESSAGE – Serve the Lord with Gladness
CLOSING HYMN – #545 Living for Jesus
Next Sabbath, October 5th Shiloh will be joining us for Joint Communion. Tom Davis will be
preaching. Come and join in, let’s make it a special time.
Youth Center for grades 3 – 8 will be held on the third Sabbath of the month starting October 19.
If interested in helping out, please see Kim.
The Third Quarter Business meeting is Sunday, Oct. 13 at 7pm. Committee chairs please give
your reports to Tom as soon as possible.
At the last Business meeting, the Diaconate presented a proposal to add a section to the Church
Constitution regarding membership. A copy will be posted on the bulletin boards for review.
See any Deacon or the Pastor with questions. This will be discussed further at the next business
Sabbath Breakfast is next week at 8:30am with Shiloh church as our guest! Please bring a dish
to share if you can. Baked French toast casseroles, eggs, sausage, fruit, and beverages are
Hymn Sing coming up on October 10 at 6pm at the Hopewell Place! Please let Joanna know if you
can bring a snack to share too.
NEW PRAYER REQUESTS THIS WEEK:
Dulce Maria Alavez – little girl abducted from Bridgeton park on September 16. Pray also for
her family and the law enforcement officials who are searching for her.
Diane – having a second knee surgery on September 24.
Bethany’s grandparents – health and for their family as they make decisions regarding their care.
Michelle B’s cousin, Gaten – stage 4 cancer of the brain and salvation
Diane’s friends, Greg Everingham – kidney surgery and his wife, Marie as she cares for him.
Yvonne’s friend, Jen – awaiting a kidney transplant. Her kidney is down to 15% function.
She needs prayers for a donor and for her spirit.
Melanie – sick with a cold this week.
Randy’s friend, Curtis Homan – a firefighter from the Hopewell Stow Creek Fire Department recovering
from injuries received in the line of duty; a broken leg.
Kim C’s friend, Greg Mills’ family – former wife, Isis, lost her battle with cancer this past week.
They have four children and 2 grandchildren.
CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR THOSE IN TREATMENT AND RECOVERING:
Chris Bond’s cousin, Sherry – may need liver
Yvonne’s uncle Ken – heart issues
Holly’s mother-in-law -in an acute care facility for end of her days; recently moved to a facility
closer to family.
Russell Merritt – congestive heart failure and leukemia; also prayer for his wife, Lida, who is
taking care of him.
George’s mother, Barbara – congestive heart failure and anxiety
Michelle B.’s friend, Oren –back surgery
Dottie’s friend, Kathy – inoperable cancer.
Andrea Jones, cut her leg.
The Babcock Family – continue to pray for Nelta’s healing, Amanda’s recovery and the family caretakers.
CONTINUE TO PRAY FOR SPECIAL NEEDS:
Barb Froding – last day at church after 86 years (9/21) We will miss this faithful servant of the
Lord! Keep Barb in your prayers as she settles in her new home with her daughter in Wildwood and find
a new church.
CONTINUE TO PRAYER FOR:
Our Pastor and his family
Our Nation and Leaders
Our Military members
AWANA – has begun!
Alpha program – has begun!
PRAISE THE LORD!
Zachary celebrated his second birthday September 14!
Carla reports the VanSant family are expecting a baby!
Carla’s great grandson, Santino, (Chloe’s son) is walking at 9months, day old!
Jeanne praised Yvonne’s Christian testimony on the radio!