Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell, Pastor



11024 S. Bell Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60643

​773-445-9443

Morgan Park

 Baptist Church

God’s Family Worships
17th Sunday After Pentecost
September 18, 2022 – 11:00 A.M.

Worship the Lord your God with your mind free from distractions, with your soul free from anxiety, with your heart free from bitterness, and with your will free
to follow the leading of His Spirit.  Amen.
                                                                     
The Fellowship of Praise
Prelude            Camron Jones                                                                                                                                                                   
*Call to Worship       Rev. Dr. Naomi Mitchell

Leader:  Put your hope in God
Congregation:  who richly provides for our needs
Leader:  Enjoy God’s good gifts
Congregation:  as you share what you have with others 
All: Delight in the treasures God provides.

*Hymn of Praise             “Every Praise”            by Hezekiah Walker

Every praise Is to our God 
Every word of worship, with one accord
Every praise, every praise, is to our God

Sing hallelujah, to our God 
Glory hallelujah, is due our God 
Every praise, every praise, is to our God

*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                 “Abide with Me”


  Abide with me, falls fast the even tide
The darkness deepens, Lord with me abide
When other helpers fail and comforts flee
Help of the helpless O, abide with me


Scripture Readings        Rev. Dr. Naomi Mitchell

Sermon                             Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell
                       
The Sending Forth

 *Closing Hymn           “Bye and Bye”             Arr. Georgia Mass Choir
By and by, by and by
When I reach that home, beyond the sky
Where the wicked cease from troubling
And the weary be at rest
Every day will be Sunday, by and by


* Benediction
Postlude             
  *  Those who are able please stand