April 18, 2021
Why We Do What We Do
II Timothy 2:1–2
You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, 2 and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.
Traditions are like guardrails. You shouldn’t remove them unless you know why they are there in the first place.
Encouragement. Learning the word of God.
Bible class 7:00-7:45 (Courageous Living, IBS, Shaping Hearts)
First public lesson 7:50-7:55
First time to: Lead singing
Lead public prayer
Every third Sunday
Songs selected before worship
Opportunity for growth (15-20 minute sermon)
New song leaders
Announcements before worship begins
Contribution separate from and before Lord’s Supper
Lord’s Supper before sermon
Front row for: Announcements, prayer, reading, and song leader
Sunday evening same format
Worklist is order of services (Contribution morning, LS evening)
Miscellaneous And Missing
Men’s Business Meetings (quarterly plus one)
Worklist, Sign changing, building and baptistery cleaning
Bible class teaching (Lead and learner)
Lord’s Supper preparation
Men’s training class
Marriage class (independent Bible studies)
Vacation Bible School
Spirit Of The Church
Right on the issues, Right on love
A church home for all who believe
Gracious benevolence (Ronnie Johnson and David Muiznieks)
Aggressive welcome of visitors
Engaging, Encouraging worship
Outstanding Bible classes
Seeking the lost. Encouraging the saved.
II Timothy 2:3–4
This is good, and it is pleasing in the sight of God our Savior, 4 who desires all people to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.