January 8, 2017

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Dr. Harold M. Phillips, Senior Pastor Paul Mills, Associate Pastor, Minister of Students Joshua M. Phillips, Associate Pastor 150 Downin Lane; Port Deposit, MD 21904 410-378-4476 www.pvbchurch.com or pvbpreschool.org Sunday School - 9:00 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday Worship - 8:45 & 10:30 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship - 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

January 8, 2017

A Note from Pastor Phillips: Thank you for coming to worship with us today. If you are a first-time visitor, I would sure like the opportunity to meet you and welcome you personally. Because I believe in a Sovereign God, I don’t believe anything happens by chance. I believe you were brought here for a purpose. I would love to help you discover that purpose, and to see if there is any way we as a church can bless and minister to you and your family. Please stop by the Resource Center after the service so I can shake your hand. I’d sure count it a privilege. Pastor Harold

Thank you for joining us today for worship. Your presence was a blessing.

LADIES 13 YEARS AND OLDER : You’re invited to a Friendship Tea Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the PVBC Youth Center. Please bring a finger food to share (tea sandwiches, fruit, scones, cookies, etc.). Tea will be provided. We will have a craft & devotion as well. It is very important to SIGN UP on Women’s Ministry Bulletin Board TODAY to allow us to plan. DEACONS: The first Deacons’ meeting of the year will take place tonight after the evening worship service. TAX STATEMENTS: We will be preparing the 2016 giving records in the next few weeks. If your mailing address has changed, in the last half of this year, please be sure that the office has your current address, so that your giving record reaches you quickly. EVENT CANCELLED? If an event you have scheduled at the church is cancelled, please be sure to notify the office, so that we may reprogram the door lock schedule. Thank you! THANK YOU! Your generosity provided Christmas gifts to 17 families, and holiday meals to 24 families in our community, as well as providing a Christmas service, meal and gifts to 75 Middle Eastern children and their families. You made your Father proud! A NOVEL IDEA: Our homeschool book club will meet Monday, February 6 at 1:30 p.m. in room 115. We will be discussing Divergent, by Veronica Roth.

If there is any way that our church can assist you or your family, please contact the office at 410-378-4476.

If you are interested in learning about church membership, we have a “First Steps” class which meets in the Youth Center (Jr. Church area) at 9:00 a.m. each Sunday. It’s a great place to start!

We pray that you have been blessed, and have found that coming to Pleasant View Baptist Church is truly . . . like coming home.

Setting an example for the next generation

Pleasant View Baptist Church is a smokefree campus. We encourage you to refrain from smoking while on the premises. If you must smoke while here, please do so in your car. If you have any questions, please ask one of our Pastors.

OFFICE HOURS: Our office is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Requests and questions received via e-mail and phone messages after close of business Thursday afternoon will be addressed as soon as possible upon our return to the office. It’s our privilege to serve our Church family. Thank you!

UPCOMING EVENTS Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Church Office Closed)

NO COMPROMISE WINTER YOUTH RETREAT: If you plan to have your teen attend the winter retreat at Refreshing Mountain Camp Friday - Sunday, January 27-29, please sign them up A.S.A.P. If we do not have enough teens signed up by January 15, we may have to cancel the retreat.


Monday, January 16 Nursing Home Ministry 7:30 p.m. ***

Wednesday, January 18 Praise & Play Resumes 10:00 a.m. ***

Saturday, January 21 Salt Shakers Practice 9:00 a.m. (Sanctuary) ***

Fri., Jan. 27 - Sun., Jan. 29 Youth Group “No Compromise” Retreat ***

Saturday, January 28 SNOW DATE FOR Ladies’ Friendship Tea 11:00 a.m. (Youth Center) ***

Saturday, February 4 Pinewood Derby 8:00 a.m. (Youth Center) ***

Salt Shakers Practice 4:00 p.m. (Sanctuary)

Praise and Play Presents Shepherding A Child’s Heart Calling all Moms…. Bring your children for play time while you join us on Wednesday mornings starting January 18 at 10:00 a.m. for fellowship and fun! We are starting the study Shepherding a Child’s Heart, which teaches how to speak to the heart of your child. The things our children do and say flow from their hearts. Written for parents with children of any age, this insightful book provides perspectives and procedures for shepherding your child’s heart into the paths of life. We look forward to digging into God’s word and fellowshipping with you! Have a friend or neighbor who is the mom of a small child? Invite her to join you! It’s a great way to ease someone into church and introduce them to our Savior. Please see Heather Adam, Melissa Nahm, Jaclyn Phillips or Whitney Stewart for more information. AGAPE CLOTHING MINISTRY Agape Clothing Ministry helps provide small household items and clothing to those in need. Rose Miller and Robin King run the ministry. If you know someone in need or want to donate something, call Rose at 610-417-5580 or Robin at 410-658-0120. If you have a large donation (more than one bag), please contact one of the ladies directly to avoid filling up the coat closet area. Thank you!


Sunday, February 5 Baptism Service (If you are interested in begin baptized, please contact the church office.) ***

JR. CHURCH NEEDS YOU! We are in need of adults to help supervise in Jr. Church Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. You would join a rotation and serve approximately once every eight to ten weeks or so. Please see Amy Gilbert if you are willing to help.

Deacons’ Meeting ***

Monday, February 6 A Novel Idea Book Club 1:30 p.m. (Room 115)

WEDNESDAY EVENING NEED We need HELPERS in the preschool and nursery classes Wednesday evenings. Come help point a little heart toward Christ! Please see Leah Vandyke if you are willing to help.


REGISTRATION DEADLINE: TODAY! PAYMENT DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION (Make checks payable to PVBC and reference Michael Bible Institute in memo area)





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THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE SUNDAY, JANUARY 8 8:45 & 10:30 a.m. – Morning Worship Services 10:30 a.m. – Morning Worship Services 6:00 p.m. - Evening Worship Services 7:00 p.m. - Deacons’ Meeting MONDAY, JANUARY 9 6:00 p.m. - GriefShare (Coffee Room) 6:00 p.m. - Pearl Ministry (Jr. Church Area) TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 7:00 a.m. - Prayer (Sanctuary) 5:00 p.m. - Budget Committee Meeting 6:30 p.m. - Ladies’ Prayer Group 6:30 p.m. - Downin Lane (Sanctuary) 7:00 p.m. - Admin. Committee Meeting WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11 5:30 p.m. - God’s Call Resumes (Sanctuary) 5:45 p.m. - Salt Shakers Resumes (Jr. Church Area) 6:05 p.m. - Little Lights Resumes (Room 134) 6:45 p.m. - Youth Service (Youth Center) 7:00 p.m. - Pioneer Girls (Rooms 138-140) 7:00 p.m. - Mountain Boys (Rooms 117, 136 & 120) 7:00 p.m. - Adult Bible Study (Sanctuary) THURSDAY, JANUARY 12 9:00 a.m. - Senior Coffee Corner 7:00 p.m. - Praise & Worship (Sanctuary) 7:00 p.m. - God’s Call @ Calvert Nursing Home SATURDAY, JANUARY 14 8:30 a.m. - Quilters 9:00 a.m. - Salt Shakers Practice (Sanctuary)

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FINANCIAL UPDATE Outstanding Youth Ctr. Building Loan $164,244.58 Last Week’s Undesignated Offering $ 17,779.71 Last Month’s Average Weekly Undesignated Offering $22,511.00

JUNIOR CHURCH HELPER SCHEDULE This week, January 8 Next week, January 15 Mike & Amy Gilbert TBA SPECIAL MUSIC SCHEDULE This week, January 8 Next week, January 15 8:45 – Marlene Backert Betty Burchette 6:00 Off. – Wendy Adkins Patti Jo Cook 6:00 Msg. – Robert Sorrells Jason Johnson RESOURCE CENTER SCHEDULE This week, January 8 Next week, January 15 8:45 – Lauree Wilson Marcia Eldreth 10:30 – Robin King Marcia Eldreth MORNING NURSERY SCHEDULE January 8

January 15

Service 1 Pat Willis Theresa Wright

Service 2 Heather Adam Ceda Bush Larissa Moody

Pat Willis Marge Sexton

Heather Adam Ceda Bush Patti Jo Cook

EVENING NURSERY SCHEDULE Infants - 24 Months 3-5 Yr. Olds January 8 January 15

Angel Johnson Paula Masker Jaclyn Phillips Amanda McQuitty

Larissa Moody Sierra Bolado Hannah Hughes Rachel Hughes

MINUTES from the last business meeting are available at the Welcome Center for anyone who would like to take a copy.

The Pearl Ministry (a new lay-counseling ministry of PVBC) seeks to assist the Pastoral staff by being available to minister to individual PVBC members in need of comfort, support, encouragement and prayer. The volunteer lay counselors will use the Scriptures, personal life-changing experiences and additional biblically-based trainings received through The Pearl Ministry to meet the needs of those seeking help. Training sessions begin Monday, Jan. 9 from 6 pm to 8 pm in the Jr. Church area of the Youth Center. For additional information, please contact Marlene Backert, MA; LCPC, BCPCC, NCC at 410-459-9219 or [email protected] MARCH FOR LIFE The 2017 March for Life in Washington, D.C. will take place Friday, January 27. We will be getting train information to take a group down to the rally if there is enough interest in the church family to do so. If you are interested in attending the march, please sign up at the Welcome Center, so that we can determine who is interested.

The Derby is Coming! It’s time for our Pinewood Derby! Saturday, February 4 THIS EVENT IS FOR BOTH BOYS AND GIRLS, AND TAKES PLACE IN THE YOUTH CENTER. We will begin with breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Cars will begin being weighed in at 9:00 a.m. Trophies will be presented to the winners! For more information, please call 410-378-4476.

Please remember to pray for our loved ones serving our country. To add a name to this prayer list, please call the office. Thank you. W02 Carl Brostrand, IV SP4 Justin Michael Harris David Chubb Cory Blackburn SPC Dana Eisenman John Eveges Thomas Lee Brandon Ash Major David Miller Brandon Sadler Cpt. William Petry PFC Jason Scarnato SPC Dennis Peters SPC Frank Solano Sgt. Daniel Moss CPL Thomas Dodsworth Kenneth White P03 Roy Larsen Sgt. Charle Rhoades Darrell Owens Mark Taylor Joshua Hoy Steven Rogers Jessica McCullough Lt. Comm. Jason Rimmer Sgt. Thomas Mooney Tyler & Ana Greeson SSgt. Robert Hom Tommy DiFrancesco Lennie Fort Sgt. Michael Raymond 1LT Andy Sepulveda LCpl. George Giovanni Rivera Robert L. Crowl III Cpt. Adam Shahan, USAF PFC M. Ashbrook, U.S. Army PFC B. Ashbrook, U.S. Army Stephen Dalton, Special Forces

Bryan Trefry Specialist Joshua Hicks CPL Adam Anderson Captain Philip Schaub Master Sgt James Rice Bernie Catanzarito Chris Stoeckle Sean Carpenter, USMC Lt. Col. Wendy Harter Kelby Hershey Sgt. Carl Brostrand, V. PFC Robert Zapata SPC Brian Ross Sgt. Louey Marcias PFC Daniel Oglesbee Ed Payne Patrick Hause Samuel Thomas, III LSPL Jason Hash PFC Randy Sites, Jr. Christopher Pledger Billy Marrs Brandon Cummins Joshua Shelley WO Heather Petry Spc. Charles Molisani Adam Shahan MSgt. Joe Harmon Sgt. Steve Bounds Cory Bedard SPC Kaitlynn Raymond Donald Keen Chris Rogers Bryan Hall Cpl. Connor Mooney Jesse Larsen Lt. M. Ashbrook, USAF, MD ANG Lawrence V. McMahon, USMC

Our public servants and first responders are facing more dangerous and uncertain times in their occupations these days. While we watch the news and shake our heads at the senseless acts of those who seemingly care only about making headlines, our men and women are out there on the front lines, putting themselves between us and danger. Please pray for those in our church and church family members who are serving as police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians. To add a name to this prayer list, please call the office so we can support him/her in prayer. Thank you.

Chad Phillips Josh Williams Wilmer Sprout Louis Locchetto Sig Berger Glen Peterson Alan Flaugher Leon Alexander, Jr. Robert Ross Dave Barr Sgt. Keith Budnick Erica Comer Chris Wiley Zachary Ross

Frank Esposito William Dill Tim Leubecker Andy Johnson Michael Hornberger Stephanie Peterson David Sisson Nickolas Goins Joe Comer Brian Wiley Justin M. Stinnett Cadet Noah H. Bane Bradey Hall