God’s Family Worships
3rd Sunday in Lent 

March 20, 2022                                                                11:00 A.M.


                                       “Behold I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in...

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.”  Our God does not forsake us.  Praise be to God. AMEN
The Fellowship of Praise
            Prelude           Cameron Jones           
*Call to Worship                        Mack Taylor

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 has breath praise the Lord!
Congregation:  Praise the Lord.


*Hymn of Praise                                                     “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

*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     “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                 Mack Taylor

Sermon                     Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell
The Sending Forth
                  *Closing Hymn  “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 

* Benediction


March Bible Study Schedule:
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 4733Passcode: B6gZ2L
3.      Phone in    +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 981 6156 4733#                      Passcode: 566807#

Rev. Dr. Joel Mitchell, Pastor

Morgan Park

 Baptist Church

11024 S. Bell Avenue 

Chicago, IL 60643