The Ward Hill Church Bell Ringer
February 20, 2022 – 7th 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 Lent
Feb 23 BREAK Mar 23 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 12
Mar 2 Ash Wednesday Prayer Mar 30 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 13
Mar 9 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 10 Apr 6 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 14
Mar 16 Prayer & Book Study—Ch 11 Apr 13 Break for Holy Week Services
Lord’s Day Schedule through Easter Sunday
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 27 Transfiguration Sunday Mar 27 4th Sunday in Lent
Mar 6 1st Sunday in Lent* Apr 3 5th Sunday in Lent*
Mar 13 2nd Sunday in Lent Apr 10 Palm Sunday
Mar 20 3rd Sunday in Lent* Apr 17 Easter Sunday
Church Calendar & Lectionary
Season: Ordinary Time after the Epiphany (Jan 7-Mar 1, 2022)
Color: Green – for growth in Christ
This Sunday: 7th Sunday after the Epiphany and 2nd before Lent
Next Sunday: Last Sunday after the Epiphany and before Lent
Lectionary: Exodus 34:29-35; Ps 99; 2 Cor. 3:12-4:2; Luke 9:28-43a
Hymns: 2 – O Worship the King; 292 – Who Shall Ascend the Mountain of the Lord
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. Where may we find what Christians believe about Christ?
A. What Christians believe about Christ is found in the Scriptures and summed up in the creeds.
Q. What are the creeds?
A. The creeds are statements of our basic beliefs about God.
Q. How many creeds does this Church use in its worship?
A. This Church uses two creeds: The Apostles’ Creed and the Nicene Creed.
Q. What is the Apostles’ Creed?
A. The Apostles’ Creed is the ancient creed of Baptism; it is used in the Church’s daily worship to recall our Baptismal Covenant.
Q. What is the Nicene Creed?
A. The Nicene Creed is the creed of the universal Church and is used at the Eucharist.