Morgan Park

 Baptist Church

11024 S. Bell Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60643


God’s Family Worships
Communion Sunday
17th Sunday After Pentecost
October 2, 2022 - 11:00 A.M.                                                                             

Let us come into the presence of our God to be received by him in mercy, to be restored to wholeness,

to receive a new vision of his will for our lives,

and to be sent on our way rejoicing. Amen.

The Fellowship of Praise

Prelude                                                                          Cameron Jones       
*Call to Worship                                                                   Bruce Stark

Leader:  The days ahead are dark and full of foreboding.
Congregation:  We watch as Jesus journeys to the Cross.
Leader:  There is no way to change what is to come.
Congregation:  Yet death has not the final word.
Leader: Let us bear witness to God’s new life moving within and among us.
Congregation:  God is doing a new thing. Let us rejoice and give thanks!

*Hymn of Praise “Rough Side of the Mountain” by Rev. F. C. Barnes
I’m comin’ up 
On the rough side of the mountain
I must hold to God
His powerful hand
I’m comin’ up
On the rough side of the mountain
I’m doing my best to make it in

*Invocation and Lord’s Prayer (debts/debtors)
*Gloria Patri #734
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The Fellowship of the Family of God
Greetings and Announcements
Pastor's Welcome

The Fellowship of Giving
*Doxology #34
The Fellowship of Prayer
Joys and Concerns
Praise and Thanks
For the continued ministry of MPBC; and the love and support of our MPBC members and friends; for our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell and his family.
For Healing and Rehabilitation
Annette Adams; Annether Baines; Diane Brownlee; Patsy Browning; Beverly Capers (sister of Beatrice Haywood); Elizabeth Chelton (Granddaughter of Patsy Browning); Trisha Clark (granddaughter of Penny Lord); Neil Cunningham; The Goodman Family; Linda Guisewite (mother of Debbie Taylor); Floyd Hale and family; Priscilla Hall; Aretha Hampton; Shavon Harp (Niece of Annether Baines);
The Haywood Family; The Healy/Chase Family; Jack & Penny Lord; Linda, Stephanie & Joan McCarty; John & Flora Mitchell (Pastor Joel’s parents); Sam and Karen Mitchell; Beverly Nickerson; Haile Selassie (son of Bruce and Rev. Francine White); Barbara Shriver (mother of Gretchen Shriver); Robert Soria (grandson of Susan Soria); Debbie and Mack Taylor; Cassandra Taylor (JFK owner); Michael Whaley; Jeremy Williams & Family; Ira Williams
For Guidance and Direction
For our MPBC family, our vision for the future, and for our young people
For Watchcare
All of our service men and women serving and all of our veterans; All of our missionaries, who serve in all parts of the USA and in many parts of the world; For the President of the United States, Joe Biden. For all the people who have suffered through natural disasters; For the city of Chicago, that violence will cease.
Pastoral Prayer

The Fellowship of the Word and the Table
Scripture Readings: Bruce Stark

Sermon: Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell

Invitation to the Table
The Bread and the Cup
Communion Music        
The Sending Forth
*Closing Hymn “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” by Thomas Dorsey
Precious Lord, take my hand
Lead me on, let me sta-and
I am tired, I'm weak, I am worn
Through the storm, through the night
Lead me on to the li-ight
Take my ha-and, precious Lor-ord
Lead me home

* Benediction
 *  Those who are able please stand




 10/11 – CHARLES TAYLOR                                                                          


October Bible Study Schedule:

10/5 @ 7PM

10/12 @ 7PM


10/26 @ 7PM

Here are 3 ways to participate

1.    Facebook Live on our church page
(Facebook account required)
2.    Zoom – Meeting ID: 981 6156 4733
Passcode: B6gZ2L

3.      Phone in  +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 981 6156 4733#
Passcode: 566807# 

Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell, Pastor