Morgan Park

 Baptist Church

11024 S. Bell Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60643

​773-445-9443

Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell, Pastor



God’s Family Worships
8th Sunday After Pentecost 
July 31, 2022 – 11:00A.M.                                                                         

Let us come before the Lord with minds open to His truth, with hearts receptive to His love and with wills subject to His Spirit. Amen.

The Fellowship of Praise
Prelude                                                                   Cameron Jones                                                       
*Call to Worship                                                             Judy Healy

Leader:  God is our refuge,
Congregation:  our rock and our shelter.
Leader:  The Lord is our hope,
Congregation:  who rescues us from trouble.
Leader:  God knows us from birth,
Congregation:  nurturing us with love and care.   
Leader:  Praise be to our God!
Congregation:  Praise God at all times!

*Hymn of Praise “Somebody Prayed for Me” by Dorothy Norwood
Somebody prayed for me, had me on their mind
They took the time and prayed for me
I’m so glad they prayed
I’m so glad they prayed
I’m so glad they prayed for me


*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  
*Prayer
                                                                                               
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      “Amazing Grace”
Amazing Grace
How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me
I once was lost

But now am found
Was blind but now I see

 
Scripture Readings       Judy Healy

Sermon         Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell

                    
The Sending Forth

*Closing Hymn "Heaven, I've Heard So Much About It"  by Dorothy Love-Coates
Heaven, Heaven, I've heard so much about Heaven,
Heaven, Heaven, I've heard so much about Heaven,
Heaven, Heaven, I've heard so much about Heaven,
One of these days, I'm gonna go there
 

* Benediction
Postlude