February 19, 2011
The Church at Study
9:15am – 10:30am
Lesson Study Guide (1st Quarter 2011): Jesus Wept:
The Bible and Human Emotions
This week’s lesson: “Resilience“
Ann Foster/Thomas Hardy/Chito Pugao Sanctuary - Front
André Wilson Sanctuary - Back
Daniel Aluoch (Swahili/English Class) Upstairs Right
The Circle (Gibran/Wilcox) Fellowship Hall
New Believers Class (Agyemang/Shurney) Pastor’s Office (left hallway)
Collegiate/Young Adult (Orville Bignall) Library
Beginners Ages: Infant – 4
Kindergarten Ages: 5 – 7
Primary Ages: 8 -10
Juniors & Earliteens (Upstairs Left) Ages: 11 – 14
Youth (Young Adult Classroom) 9th grade and up
Church Family Time
10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Coordinator Brian Wilcox
Welcome, Family Fellowship & Song “The Family of God”
Please turn off or silence all beepers, cell phones and other electronic devices.
“You shall keep My Sabbaths and reverence My sanctuary: I am the Lord” Leviticus 19:30.
Platform Coordinator: Mimi Garba
Pianist: Pat Ward
A/V Operator: Ken Johns / Brent Cordis / Skylar Davis
Greeters: Nikii Mitchell & Sue Phillips
Deacon for the day: Kwabena Addison-Amponsah / Nate Hatcher, Sr.
The Church at Worship
Welcome Home Sabbath – Karen Adventists
God Invites Us to Worship
In Songs of Worship and Preparation Chito Pugao
“We Sing Alleluia”
In the Call to Worship:
Give thanks to the Lord! Call for him to help you! Tell all the nations what He has done! Tell them how great He is! Sing to the Lord because of the great things He has done.
In Praise “Majesty”
In Invocation Pastor Melvin Santos
In Hymn of Praise #29
“Sing Praise to God”
God Invites Us to Confess
In Congregational Song
“Soften My Heart, Lord”
In Prayer Dexter Shurney
God Invites Us to Respond
In Giving Our Offerings Thomas Hardy
First Church Budget
Focus on Ministry Carol Reynolds & Pastor Jimmy Schwe
In the Children’s Story Sheryl Gentle
We Receive Him
Through Special Music Marceline Sibomana,
Mawazo Nowadia, and Enide Lyankunze Mukanoher
(These women attend First Church weekly and are sisters. Their parents come from Burundi but they were born in Rwanda and grew up in Tanzania. They were born into the Adventist Church and are waiting eagerly for Jesus’ second coming.)
Through the Word Pastor Melvin Santos
“The Great Church Expansion Movement, Part 4”
We Depart to Serve
With His Song #214
“We Have This Hope”
With His Benediction
(Please be seated following the Benediction)
Postlude Paul Agyemang
Nashville First Seventh-day Adventist Church
2800 Blair Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37212
Melvin Santos, Pastor (home) 472-1721/ (cell) 810-241-3399
Jack Azor, Head Deacon (home) 672-5646/ (cell) 812-7605
Nate Hatcher, Sr., Co-Head Deacon 242-5235
Sherri Bohnert, Co-Head Deaconess 884-0134
Laura Breece, Co-Head Deaconess 650-8416
Dean Flint, Personal Ministries (home) 868-0820/ (cell) 585-2108
Raylene Wilcox, Church Administrator
Church Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays
MONTHLY CHURCH BUDGET is $11,465. Please note your faithfulness in giving your offerings to the Lord. Offerings marked “church budget” are the only funds that help with the operational costs of the church. FYI: Remember our tithes, which show our faithfulness to God, are based on 10% of your wage or income & offerings have no percentage because it symbolizes the unlimited love for Christ. It can be 3%, 5%, 10%, 20%, etc.
Church Budget Update
Needed for month $11,465
Total received for Month $ 3,453
Month to date +/- - $8,012
Year 2010 +/- - $10,635
NEXT WEEK’S OFFERING: Kentucky-Tennessee Conference Advance
The Nursery, located in the foyer across from the kitchen, is open for parents needing a private place to feed or change their babies. The Toddler “Time-Out” Room is located in the Beginners classroom during the church service. There are monitors in these rooms so parents can continue to see and hear the worship service.
If your small child would enjoy a quiet diversion during the worship service, please see one of the greeters for a children’s “Quiet Bag.” Please return the bags to the basket at the welcome table in the foyer after the worship service.
Sunset Tonight: 5:31 pm Sunset Next Friday: 5:38 pm
TODAY – February , 2011
All church fellowship lunch will be served in the fellowship hall approximately 15 minutes after services. All Invited!!
The Intercessory Prayer Ministry will meet about 10 minutes after the end of services in the Beginner’s classroom. All are welcome.
Sabbath, February 29th
Music ministry of Steve Darmody during the worship service. This would be a wonderful service to invite family and friends to attend with you!
Hand Bell Choir Practice Schedule
All rehearsals will start promptly at 9:00 a.m. in the music room
February 19 – Youth/adult choir
February 26 – Primary Bell Choir
Choir Schedule – All rehearsals will start immediately after the worship service in the sanctuary
1st & 3rd Sabbaths – Church Choir
2nd Sabbaths – Men’s Chorus
4th Sabbaths – Women’s Chorus
5th Sabbaths – Miscellaneous (will be announced)
Children’s Church Schedule
Children’s Church will be held on the following dates:
Welcome to the Nashville First SDA Church! We are delighted you chose to worship with us this Sabbath.
First Church Family Prayer List:
This Week’s Prayer Focus Families - Remember these in prayer this week:
Pattie Casillas, Avelino Cesar and Rebeccca Joseph, children Deborah, Ruth and Andrew, Werner and Gracie Chaplin
Prayer Requests for Healing:
Joan Wilson – waiting for test results on biopsy, daughter of Betty Underhill
Jimmy Underhill – Spiritual and physical healing, further cancer testing on Feb. 28.
Reneé Carver – continuing complications following delivery of baby
Doris Monk – recent surgery, gallbladder & tumor on kidney, sister of Debbie Keeling
Mina Angwenyi – recovery, hip replacement surgery
Ruth Swain – health recovery
Donald Sparks – recovering from strokes and brain hemorrhage, brother of Judy Rimer
Eucabeth Ongau – recovery from car accident; healing for legs
Clara Johnson – health concerns, co-worker of Pat Ward
Pastor Lynn Schlisner – failing health
Lynda Briggs – Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Nate Hatcher, Jr. – Health concerns
Baby Michael Copeland – premature birth complications
Clyde Ward – kidney disease, on dialysis
Rose Marie Khulman – health concerns
Richard Andal- recovery from stroke, father of Ric Andal
Prayer Requests (other):
Pastor Santos – Dissertation defense scheduled in 2 weeks
Chito and Myrna Pugao and family as the mourn the death of Chito’s father Ramone.
The family and friends of Gary Miles as the grieve his death
James Orodo Aluoch – Special Request
Chris & Mary Tucker and family of Chris’s step-father Norman Stephens, as they grieve his death on December 18th.
Judy & Rod Baughman, the family and friends of David Oakes as they grieve his death.
Todd Wright – Sabbath work issues
Announcements for February 19, 2011
All are invited to fellowship lunch after the worship service today in the fellowship hall. To expedite set-up and clean up, everyone please help as follows: kitchen duty (getting dishes in oven between Sabbath School & church, making punch, getting food on table, clean-up, etc.); set-up and clean up of chairs, tables and floors in fellowship hall.
Next Sabbath, February 29, will feature the music ministry of Steve Darmody during the worship service. Steve Darmody’s award-winning baritone voice has been called “the milk chocolate voice of gospel music.” He appears often on networks around the country such as TBN, 3ABN, HopeTV, and many others. He has appeared on all the Family Reunion videos, is featured on The Quiet Hour’s “Windows of Hope” telecast. Steve will present a concert during our worship service and hope you will invite your family and friends to attend with you next Sabbath.
Discipleship Basic Training with Pastor Santos - Due to the special events with the Burma group and the upcoming Discover Prophecy evangelistic meetings, our Discipleship Basic Training will resume in April.
Sermon Copies: We have available upon request copies of sermons presented each Sabbath. Please find the clip-board in the foyer on the small table by the double doors and provide the information necessary to get your copy. You can pick up your copy the following week from the lectern also located in the foyer. Those who wish to make a contribution of $2.00 (suggested) per CD/DVD to defray the cost may do so by placing money in an offering envelope marked “CD/DVDs.”
The Adventist Community Services Center –
Please continue to remember our local ACS Center by bringing non-perishable food items each week. The Center is critically low on stock right now. They are also in need of:
Pots and pans
Silverware (especially forks)
Hygiene items (travel size)
Fitted sheets (all sizes)