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Bulletin

12/17/2017

“A Family of Friends”

“Serving CHRIST in our community and around the world,

calling people to develop and deepen their relationship

with a living and loving GOD”

December 17, 2017

Spectator? or Participator?

We are “Workers Together with HIM”

II Corinthians 6:1

“Expect A Blessing” as you grow and serve!

Our 50th Year!

"Meet & Greet" / Welcome & Announcements /Tithes & Offerings

Offertory - Ode to Joy: Adelyn McClelland

Video - When Love Was Born

Special Music - “Mary, Did You Know?” Linda Waltermire and Mark Grover

95 - Go Tell It on the Mountain

100 - Angels We Have Heard on High

86 - O Little Town of Bethlehem

76 - O Come, O Come, EMMANUEL

Message……………………………………………………….……………Larry Walker

118 - What CHILD Is This?

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~ TODAY~

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*9:00am – Sunday School

*10:15am – Morning Worship Service

*6:00pm – Bible Fellowship Time / Combined CHRISTmas Fellowship and Teen/Children’s

Birthday Party for JESUS

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Workers During the Morning Worship Service

Nursery – (12/17) – Henri Doyle

(12/24) – Henri Doyle

Preschool – (12/17) – Andrea O’Donnell / Rose Grover

(12/24) – Karen Walker

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~ THIS WEEK ~

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20th

•7:00pm – CHRISTmas Family Film Night – “A CHRISTmas Snow”

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Join Us, The Rock Solid Youth Group

Stepping Stones & The Solid Rock Café

Each Wednesday @ 7pm

January 10, 2018 will be our next Meeting!

More great plans for 2018!

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The chair-glide at the back steps is now functional. This is not a toy, and should only be used

by those who truly need it. Thank You!

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Not just a catchy phrase, but yes…JESUS Is the Reason for The Season!

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This Week’s Memory Verse:

Isaiah 7:14 - Therefore THE LORD HIMSELF shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall

conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name IMMANUEL.

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Last Week’s Memory Verse:

Isaiah 9:6 - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be

upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called WONDERFUL, COUNSELLOR, THE MIGHTY

GOD, THE EVERLASTING FATHER, THE PRINCE of PEACE.

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John 3:16

Romans Road to Heaven

Problem, Romans 3:23

Price, Romans 6:23

Provision, Romans 5:8

Procedure, Romans 10:9

Promise, Romans 10:13

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Acts 1:8 / John 3:36 / Romans 8:28 / Prov. 3:5,6 / Col. 2:9 / I John 1:9 /Matt. 5:16 / I Tim. 6:6 /

Romans 5:12 / John 20:28 / Romans 1:20 / Psalm 23 / Isa. 40:31 / Romans 12:1,2 / Titus 2:7,8 /

Philippians 3:13,14 /

I Peter 3:15 / Joshua 1:8 / I john 2:15,16 / Psalm 143:1 / Proverbs 15:1 /

John 5:24 / John 10:11 / Rev. 3:20 / Romans 13:1 / Isa. 55:11 / Gen. 1:1 /

James 1:2,3

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Lottie Moon CHRISTmas Offering for International Missions

We think of GOD’S Giving Heart at this time of the year!

HE gave HIS SON for the sacrifice of our sins!

May we give heartily to missions that others might hear the life-changing message of the

Death, Burial & Resurrection of our LORD and SAVIOR,

JESUS CHRIST!

Received So Far: $355.00

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TONIGHT!!!

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•December 17th – 6:00pm /Family CHRISTmas Gathering, bring your Favorite Food Item(s),

Fellowship, Singing, White Elephant Gift Exchange played to the reading of the “Right” Family!!!

ALSO – Teen/Children’s Birthday Party for JESUS!

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•December 24th – All Three Services will be held, 9am, 10:15am/6pm

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•December 27th – Business Meeting to select 2018 WHBC Officers

Deacons: Dave Cranston / Tony Durnell

Trustees: Bill Rundquist, Jason Long & Bob Lawhorne

Treasurer: Sue Pfister

Church Clerk: Sara Jane Cranston

Membership of Mark & Lori Grover

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•December 31st – SS @ 9am, Morning Worship @ 10:15am

Family Gathering at the Mission House @ 6pm to watch the film, “Sheffey”!

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Thank You from Vicki Lawhorne…

Thank you for all the prayers, visits, cards and food over the last six months. I am very t

hankful for a loving church family and a praying church family.

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Any “Gospel Conversations” this week?

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Church Family Prayer Needs…

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* Vicki Lawhorne – recovery from recent aneurysm surgery

* “Kathy” dear friend of the Grover family – final stages of cancer

* Carolyn Barnette – Lung Cancer / Marlene Bacon’s sister

* Carolyn Kinst –disease of the brain (friends of Bob & Vicki Lawhorne)

* Barry Headlee – broken wrist / surgery tomorrow (Monday the 18th)

* “Wyatt” 10 yr old boy w/non-Hodgkin lymphoma

* Linda Waltermire – healing from knee replacement @ home

* Hurricane Harvey & Irma clean-up and rebuilding

* Marianne McCoy – further hip/back testing – Procedure on Jan. 4th

* Doug Rundquist (Bill’s son) stroke, is home now

* Steve Lucier – health issues

* Brad Lucier – direction in life

* Joshua Blatz / Ted Prater / Matthew Tyson – drug addiction

* Wayne Eskridge – comfort in the loss of Tommy Lynn / settle into new home

* Christy Moore – resting at home

* Grace Ehle – Jason Long’s grandmother

* Tonya Jackson-from SC /lymphoma cancer in remission/Pastor Ken Jackson’s wife

* Betty Swoger – now living with her daughter/temporarily at Caring Heights

* David (Lydia Headlee's son) Spiritual growth/rehab. success

* WHBC - Open door for an RMU ministry

* WHBC ministries - wisdom & God's direction

* WHBC - younger families to come with babies, kids & teens

* WHBC - more workers for children's & teen ministries

* Frank Quinn - Priscilla Campbell's brother-in-law (salvation)

* Revival among the Saints of God

* Precarious state of Marriage/Morality in America

* Pray for Israel / Iraq / Afghanistan - The Middle East

* Let us fervently be praying for our nation, our President

and all of our military personnel serving this great country!

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December 10, 2017

Regular Tithes & Offerings …………. $1,725.00

Deacon’s Fund ..…….……………… $10.00

Lottie Moon Christmas Offering …. . . . $305.00

Needed each week to meet budget: $2,828.54

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Note: We need HELPERS for our Junior Church and Pre-school areas. Even if you could help

out once a quarter/month, that would be so appreciated! Please see Rose Wallace for further

information!

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Pray for Our Missionaries

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Choices Pregnancy Services in Coraopolis

Chris & Beth Steiner, Nicaragua, Word of Life

Christian Law Association - Seminole, Fla.

Filipino Missionaries w/Independent Baptist Mission for Asians

Abner & Noime Canda - Philippines

Hann & Liberty Bacoli Family - Philippines

Joey & Jemimah Cosme Family – Philippines

Joseph Landingan - Cambodia

Home Missionaries with the North American Mission Board

International Missionaries with the International Mission Board

Jeff & Arlene Berg - Jewish Missions, Pittsburgh

Kim (Wilson) Carson - California University of Pennsylvania

Igor Bagirov - serving in Cleveland, Ohio

Ken Randolph serving with Good Seed Ministries

Kirk Ritchey, Campus Ministry Director

Mike & Alicia Nicholes, South Korea, Word of Life

Penn/Jersey Executive Director, Barry Whitworth

Spanish Baptist Church - David Diaz

Faithbridge Community Church in McKees Rocks

James & Teressa Hogan / David & Annie Christopher

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Please Pray faithfully for our officers:

Deacon: Dave Cranston

Trustees: Bill Rundquist, Jason Long

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You may view this bulletin on our website each week at www.westhillsbaptist.com

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Missional Engagement / Intentional Discipleship

Leadership Development

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Save The Date: April 28, 2018 – Ladies’ Tea!

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