Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell, Pastor

11024 S. Bell Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60643


Morgan Park

 Baptist Church

God’s Family Worships
Second Sunday of Easter
April 24, 2022  11:00 A.M.

       God has given us life. God has given us the good earth.  
    God has given us people to love. God has given us Jesus Christ. What more can we ask?  

Come, let us worship the Lord our God. Amen.

The Fellowship of Praise

                                   Prelude:  Cameron Jones                                  
*Call to Worship: Gerald Williams
Leader: Come gather together all who love the Lord! 
                                   Congregation:  We love the Lord and our hearts long to be in our heavenly home.                      
             Leader: Yet God’s work for our lives is not finished and in it we have joy.  
    Congregation: Let us serve Christ with gladness for all the world to see.       
         Leader: And let our words and songs ring out with praise for God’s love!

ALL: Blessed be the name of the Lord!


*Hymn of Praise                      “He is Lord” 

He is Lord, he is Lord
He has risen from the dead and He is Lord
Every knee shall bow, every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord

*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 

*Hymn        “When I Survey the Wondrous Cross”         by Isaac Watts
When I survey the wondrous cross
On which the prince of glory died
My richest gain I count but loss
And pour contempt on all my pride

Scripture Readings:  Gerald Williams
Sermon:  Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell 

The Sending Forth

*Closing Hymn             "Victory Is Mine"        by Dorothy Norwood
Victory is mine,
Victory is mine,
Victory today is mine.
I told Satan to get thee behind,
Victory today is mine.   

* Benediction

April Bible Study Schedule:4/27 @ 7PM
May Bible Study Schedule:
5/4 @ 7PM
5/11 @ 7PM
5/25 @ 7PM
Here are 3 ways to participate
1.    Facebook Live on our church page 
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2.    Zoom – Meeting ID: 981 6156 4733
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3.      Phone in +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
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