Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell, Pastor

Morgan Park

 Baptist Church

11024 S. Bell Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60643


God’s Family Worships
Communion Sunday
6th Sunday After Pentecost
July 4, 2021 - 11:00 A.M. 
To all that need a new start in life, to all that need a new challenge, this church opens wide its doors, and in the name of Him who said, “Behold, I make all things new,” we bid you welcome. 

The Fellowship of Praise

Prelude                    “America the Beautiful”                  Arr. C. Jones

                                                                                 Cameron Jones          

*Call to Worship                                                     Rev. Dr. Naomi Mitchell

Leader: From the rising of the sun…
Congregation:  God speaks, calling out to the earth 
Leader:  At the beginning of each new day…
Congregation:  God speaks, calling us to life and service 
Leader: Even with the setting son… 
Congregation:  God speaks, reminding us that we are not alone 
Leader:  As we gather for worship this day…
Congregation:  God speaks, inviting us to love freely and to become true treasure on Earth 
*Hymn of Praise #546                                      “Steal Away to Jesus”   
                                        (from the African American Heritage Hymnal)

 *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; Family of Cleone Kober;
The Kurut Family; Jack & Penny Lord; Linda, Stephanie & Joan McCarty; John & Flora Mitchell (Pastor Joel’s parents)  
Family of Reverend Millie Myren; 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); Jean Turner; 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 
Acts 10:1-8 
Peter and Cornelius

In Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of the Italian Cohort, as it was called. He was a devout man who feared God with all his household; he gave alms generously to the people and prayed constantly to God. One afternoon at about three o’clock he had a vision in which he clearly saw an angel of God coming in and saying to him, ‘Cornelius.’ He stared at him in terror and said, ‘What is it, Lord?’ He answered, ‘Your prayers and your alms have ascended as a memorial before God. Now send men to Joppa for a certain Simon who is called Peter; he is lodging with Simon, a tanner, whose house is by the seaside.’ When the angel who spoke to him had left, he called two of his slaves and a devout soldier from the ranks of those who served him, and after telling them everything, he sent them to Joppa.

                                                 AND THE HOLY SPIRIT”                   

                                                                             Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell

*Hymn #240                       “He Will Remember Me”               verse 3 
                                        (from the African American Heritage Hymnal)

Invitation to the Table
The Bread and the Cup
Communion Music        
The Sending Forth

*Closing Hymn #589                   “O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee”   
                                                                                        verses 1 and 4

* Benediction
Postlude               “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot “           Arr. C. Jones


Bible Study Every Wednesday at 7:00 PM
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#

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