The Bell Ringer – February 13, 2022

The Ward Hill Church Bell Ringer – February 13, 2022 – 6th Sunday after Epiphany

Midweek Prayer & Book Study – Wednesdays at 7 pm

We are studying David Teague’s Godly Servants: Discipleship and Spiritual Formation for Missionaries.   In person or on Zoom!

Midweek Schedule through the End of June

Feb 16  Prayer & Book Study–Ch 9       Apr 27  Prayer & Book Study—Ch 15

Feb 23  BREAK                                     May 4   Prayer & Book Study—Ch 16

Mar 2   Ash Wednesday Prayer              May 11 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 17

Mar 9   Prayer & Book Study—Ch 10    May 18 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 18

Mar 16 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 11    May 25 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 19

Mar 23 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 12    Jun 1    BREAK

Mar 30 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 13    Jun 8    Prayer & Book Study—Ch 20

Apr 6    Prayer & Book Study—Ch 14    Jun 15  Prayer & Book Study—Ch 21

Apr 13  Break for Holy Week Services   Jun 22 & 29      BREAK

Apr 20  BREAK                                    

Lord’s Day Schedule through the End of June

8 am – Online Service (Facebook Live)

10 am – In-Person Service

11 am – Christian Education and Fellowship

* includes Celebration of the Lord’s Supper

Feb 20  7 Epiphany*                 May 1   Easter III*

Feb 27  Transfiguration             May 8   Easter IV-Good Shepherd (Mother’s Day)

Mar 6   Lent I*                         May 15 Easter V*

Mar 13 Lent II                          May 22 Easter VI

Mar 20 Lent III*                       May 29 Easter VII-Ascension Sunday

Mar 27 Lent IV                         Jun 5    Pentecost*

Apr 3    Lent V*                        Jun 12  Trinity Sunday (Children’s Sunday)

Apr 10  Palm Sunday                Jun 19  2 Pentecost* (Father’s Day)

Apr 17  Easter Sunday               Jun 26  3 Pentecost

Apr 24  Easter II

Church Calendar & Lectionary

Season:           Ordinary Time after the Epiphany (Jan 7-Mar 1, 2022)

Color:              Green – for growth in Christ

This Sunday:   6th Sunday after the Epiphany and 3rd before Lent

Next Sunday:  7th Sunday after the Epiphany and 2nd before Lent

Lectionary:     Genesis 45:3-11,15; Psalm 37:1-11,39-40;

1 Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50; Luke 6:27-38

Hymns:           108 – Whate’er My Ordains Is Right; 494 – Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive; 706 – Jesus Lives, and So Shall I; 669 – Commit Now All Your Griefs

Monthly Prayer Focus for February

Local Church Focus:  Calvary Baptist Ch., Haverhill – Kenneth Young, pastor

Missions Focus: New Brothers Fellowship – Doug and Caroline Gregan

Community Resources – Food, Clothing, Shelter, & Other Help          National Suicide Hotline:  1-800-273-8255

Refugee Ministries: Interserve USA (; Emmanuel Gospel Center’s Greater Boston Refugee Ministry (

Global Crisis Help:  World Relief –

Information on Persecuted Christians: Open Doors USA –

Monthly Scripture Memory for February

Romans 6:22-23 (ESV) – 22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life. 23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Catechism: An Outline of the Faith

Q.  What did the Messiah promise in the New Covenant?

A.  Christ promised to bring us into the kingdom of God and give life in all its fullness.

Q.  What response did Christ require?

A.  Christ commanded us to believe in him and to keep his commandments.

Q.  What are the commandments taught by Christ?

A.  Christ taught us the Summary of the Law and gave us the New Commandment.

Q.  What is the Summary of the Law?

A.  You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Q.  What is the New Commandment?

A.  The New Commandment is that we love one another as Christ loved us.

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