Worship Service: 16 May 2021

So Many Gifts! Discerning the Spirits

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1) Preparation and Prayer

Good morning! 

Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me free.
The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?
The LORD is on my side as my helper; I shall look in triumph on those who hate me.
It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in princes.

Amen

Psalm 118:5–9 (ESV)

2) Announcements

  1. BIRTHDAYS:
    • 18th Estelle Vorster
  2. WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES
    • None
  3. Baptismal service this morning after worship meeting!

  4. AGM: 30 May 2021 

    • Our AGM this year will be on 30 May after the morning service. (My apologies, not 9 May as announced last week)
    • If you would like to nominate someone for deacon or elder, please collect a nomination form from the information desk. Nominations needs to be in no later than 22 May. You can hand in the completed nomination form at the information desk. Please remember that the person you nominate must accept the nomination and also sign the form. 
    • There will be no communal bring-and-share meal this year, due to COVID-19. We look forward to the day when we can do that together again.
    • If you would like to add any items to the agenda, please send them to Carel-J no later than 22 May. 
    • There will no Afrikaans evening service on the 30th of May. We invite everyone to join in together for the morning service.
    • We will vote on new members at the AGM. If you would like to become a member of SBBC, please contact Carel-J ASAP so that you can attend a membership class.
  5. KING’S KIDS WEEK

    • We are praying and hoping that we’ll be able to do King’s Kids Week during the week of 19 – 23 July
    • If you would like to apply for the CREW, please download and return by 9 May (TODAY!): Crew Application Form
    • For any further information, please go to the KKW website: http://kingskids.org.za/kkw
    • KKW2021 poster - draft 6 - eng
  1. NEEDING HELP?  If you are struggling emotionally and spiritually and you are needing counseling, please contact Carel-J.
    If you have any physical needs, please contact Carel-J or one of the elders.
  2. PLAN TO HELP THOSE WHO GET SICK WITH COVID-19. We want to help those who need to self-quarantine due to being sick with COVID-19 or who have been in contact with someone who tested positive. This involves two things:
    a) If you do get sick or need to quarantine, please let us know. Let us know what type of help you need. E.g. help with buying your groceries, deliver meals, etc.
    b) We’ll need volunteers who will be able to help with the above (buying / making and delivering food). If you are able to assist in this way, please let Carel-J know.
  3. BADISA FOOD PARCELS – Badisa knows of many vulnerable, poor families who are not able to provide for themselves during these times. They pack and deliver food parcels to these families. You can help by buying and placing non-perishable items in the containers provided at SPAR and OK

3) Testimonies

Please record yourself sharing a testimony and send it to me, so that we can include it in these services.

This can easily be done inside Whatsapp:
1) Open a chat window with me by clicking on my name. (If you don’t have me on Whatsapp, you’ll have to add me: Carel-J 0840717663)
2) Click on the camera icon at the bottom
3) Click on the reverse icon (🔄) to use front-facing camera
4) Hold in the big circle to record a video.

4) Offering

THANK YOU VERY MUCH TO ALL THOSE WHO ARE FAITHFULLY GIVING!

If God leads you to support our ministry, you can either EFT the money into our account (details below) or if you do not have access to EFT, please contact Bruce Waldek to assist you. (Bruce Waldek 076 595 9325).

Still Bay Baptist
ABSA Acc no. 40-8681-9877
Branch code 632005
Acc Type : Business Cheque

 

5) Prayer

  • PEOPLE ON THE BULLETIN to pray for:
    • Ian and Sonja Margerison
    • Mike and Gill Nel
    • Anne Pretorius
  • PRAISE ITEMS!

    • Gert and Elsa’ tests came back negative!
    • Jill is doing much better after fracturing her neck falling from a horse.
  • PRAYER REQUESTS:

    • HEALTH PROBLEMS Pray for people dealing with health issues:  Martha, Godwin, Gemma Sainsbury, Yvonne and her daughter, Desiree, Garness, Sue (Delene’s sister)
      • Cornelia Schoombie has been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia and received appropriate medication. Please pray for healing.
      • Lynette Brittz is struggling with coughing and sore throat.
      • Marlene is really struggling with chest infections. Please keep her in your prayers as she will go and see the specialist this week.
    • King’s Kids Week planning. Please pray for God’s wisdom and guidance as we prepare for the July holiday’s King’s Kids Week, so that we can do it in a great way that incorporates COVID-19 safety measures.

6) Praise Singing

7) Message 

9) Final Hymn

 

10) Blessing

Read this out loud as a blessing over yourself and your family 

2 Thessalonians 3:16 (ESV) 
Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.

Amen!

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