God’s Family Worships
Transfiguration Sunday
February 27, 2022                                                                               
11:00 A.M.
We thank you, O God, for the light which wakes us morning by morning; for the light of learning which brings knowledge; but most of all we thank you for the divine light which is reflected in the face of Jesus Christ and which enlightens our lives by the Holy Spirit.  Shine upon us and within us as we come to your light.  Amen.

The Fellowship of Praise
Prelude         
                                                                               Cameron Jones              
                                                                                 
*Call to Worship                                                                      Bruce Stark     

Leader:  Praise God in the sanctuary.  

Congregation:  Praise God in the mighty firmament.  
Leader:  Praise God with trumpet and horn. 
Congregation:  Praise God with lute and harp.  
Leader:  Praise God with tambourine and dance.
Congregation:  Praise the Lord with strings and pipes.
Leader:  Praise God with clashing cymbals. 
Congregation:  Praise God with beating drums.  
Leader:  Let everything that breathes praise the Lord!
Congregation: Praise the Lord.

*Hymn of Praise        “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 


*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
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);Sam and Karen Mitchell;
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 

*Hymn              “Break Every Chain”         by Tasha Cobbs Leonard

There’s an army rising up
There’s an army rising up
There’s an army rising up 
To break every chain, break every chain, break every chain

There’s an army rising up
There’s an army rising up
There’s an army rising up 
To break every chain, break every chain, break every chain

There is power in the name of Jesus
There is power in the name of Jesus
There is power in the name of Jesus
To break every chain, break every chain, break every chain
To break every chain, break every chain, break every chain 


Scripture Readings                                                             Bruce Stark
Sermon                                                                 Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell 
                        
The Sending Forth
*Closing Hymn “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 


* Benediction
Postlude                             
 *  Those who are able may stand

FEBRUARY
BIRTHDAYS:                                                                                                 

  2/12 JEAN TURNER                                                                                               

 2/20 FLOYD HALE (ELDER)                                                                                      

 

ANNIVERSARIES:                                                                                                     

 2/13 THERESA & FREDERICK GILL                                                        

 2/14 JACK & PENNY LORD

March Bible Study Schedule:
3/2 @ 7PM
3/9 @ 7PM
3/16 NO BIBLE STUDY
3/23 @ 7PM
3/30 @ 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#

11024 S. Bell Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60643

​773-445-9443

Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell, Pastor



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