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
www.communityactioninc.org/phocadownload/resource_guide_english_october_2017.pdf National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
Refugee Ministries: Interserve USA (interserveusa.com); Emmanuel Gospel Center’s Greater Boston Refugee Ministry (http://www.egc.org/refugee)
Global Crisis Help: World Relief – worldrelief.org
Information on Persecuted Christians: Open Doors USA – opendoorsusa.org
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.