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Worship at Greenwood First Baptist

Worship has always been important at Greenwood First Baptist. The common experience of worship is one of the major components in the identity of the church. It is also rather unique, particularly in Baptist life. In some ways the worship is very traditional, including Bible-based preaching and well-loved Baptist hymns. In some ways the worship is very liturgical, including the architecture of the sanctuary, following theSanctuary 013 liturgical seasons, and incorporating the banners and stoles appropriate to each season. In some ways the worship is very spiritual, with a significant emphasis on reverence and the grandeur of music, both classical and modern, which may be best described as “exciting and worshipful.” In some ways the worship is very joyful, including warm fellowship and appropriate laughter. As one member said, “I have a hard time describing it to others, but once they experience it, they know why I love it so much.”

 

We welcome all to our services of worship. Sunday morning worship begins at 10:55 am with announcements, followed by the chiming of the hour and the procession of the Chancel Choir. 

 

Childcare (Extended Session) is available each Sunday for newborns through age 4.  A Time for Children is part of our worship service most Sundays, after which K5 children and younger are invited to leave for Children’s Church in room 117. For additional information about childcare, please contact Claudia Burch.

Worship Bulletin

Greenwood First Baptist is proud of its worship.  The following is a link to the weekly order of worship.  Please click on the date of the worship bulletin of interest.

July 20, 2014  (PDF)

July 13, 2014  (PDF)

July 6, 2014 (PDF)

June 29, 2014  (PDF)

June 22, 2014  (PDF)

June 15, 2014 (PDF)

June 8, 2014  (PDF)

June 1, 2014  (PDF)

May 25, 2014 (PDF)

May 18, 2014  (PDF)

May 11, 2014  (PDF)

May 4, 2014  (PDF)

 

 

Worship Service Podcast

Greenwood First Baptist is excited to be able to provide a podcast of its weekly worship service.  Please click on the date of the worship service of interest.  The service is streaming audio.

The Scripture quotations used in worship at Greenwood First Baptist Church are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright © 1989 by the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

 

Forgiving as We Have Been Forgiven - (July 20, 2014) - Rev. Blake Kendrick

 

A Call to Friendship - (July 13, 2014) - Rev. Blake Kendrick

 

Citizens of the Kingdom - (July 7, 2014)

 

Emptied Out - (June 29, 2014)

 

What's Missing from the Trinity - (June 22, 2014)

 

For the Good of Church and Family - (June 15, 2014)

 

A Portrait of the Church - (June 8, 2014)

 

Faith for the Furture - (June 1, 2014) - Rev. Blake Kendrick - Graduation Sunday

 

Letting Our Light Shine - (May 25, 2014)

 

New Ways to Do Missions - (May 18, 2014)

 

The Church and the Family - (May 11, 2014) - Mother's Day

 

Turning Toward Jerusalem - (May 4, 2014) - Dr. Jay Kieve