May 16, 2021
“Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse.
Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.”
Romans 12:14, 15 NKJV
Rye Hill Baptist Church
Michael Franklin – Senior Pastor
Steve Stewart – Worship Leader
11512 Old Highway 71 South
Fort Smith, AR 72916
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Welcome to Sunday Worship
CBH #171 Come Into His Presence
Song I Speak Jesus
Prayer/Welcome Bro. Michael Franklin
CBH #129 Great and Mighty
CBH #394 Greater Is He That Is in Me
CBH #353 Victory in Jesus
Special Music Ramona H.
Message “In The Line Of Fire” Acts 22:22-30
Pastor Michael Franklin
Invitation #654 Change My Heart, O God
Dismissal Great and Mighty
RHBC Schedule Today
9:15 a.m. Sunday School & NEXT STEP class
10:30 a.m. Adult Worship – Children’s Worship in the Chapel
Please Note: Our Nursery is still closed.
In an effort to accommodate everyone for worship, we have removed the yellow tape from all rows in the two middle floor and riser sections. We realize that some people have had the full inoculation dosage and some are comfortable with closer seating. Please note that all other sections will remain taped-off for the time being.
NEW DESIGNATIONS for ‘Growth Fund’ offerings
LONG RANGE GROWTH FUND – for surveys, land purchases and anything else connected to church growth.
MORTGAGE LOAN FUND – for ‘current debt’ retirement
If you missed the restart of Sunday School, we encourage you to get involved with one of our small groups beginning next Sunday. Find your small group for discipleship and fellowship. We remind you that face masks are optional and we are still urging social distancing and caution.
Nursery Reopening Need
Please continue to pray about a place of service in our church nursery. We need workers for Sunday School & Worship time: both paid, and volunteers for a rotation schedule. We are waiting for PHASE 3 of the Governor’s guidelines before reopening the nursery, but we want to be ready. Contact Lori at 883-7186 or the office if you will consider being a part of this vital ministry.
If you have a family member who graduated last year or will be graduating this May and would like for them to be recognized in our Graduation Service NEXT SUNDAY, please contact Marty. We will have a slideshow of the graduates, so please give or email any pictures to Marty ASAP.
To my Rye Hill Family: Just want to say thank you for the flowers, cards, food, phone calls and texts you sent during my surgeries. This has been and is a tough journey. But, thanks to your PRAYERS, I will recover. I love you all with all my heart and I look forward to getting back to church.
Love, Becky C.
Congratulations to Kelsey and Andrew and their families on the births of daughter Riley (19”, 5 lbs.) and son Ryder (18½”, 5 lbs.). They arrived on Friday, April 30.
95th Birthday Celebration
Please drive by 9114 Chanel Place at Chaffee Crossing any time between 2 – 4 p.m. on May 16 or 17 and “Street Greet” Don Howard, who will be 95 years young Monday, May 17, with a honk, wave, or shout of “God Bless You”!
Pastor’s Motorcycle Ride
NEXT Saturday, May 22
Devil’s Den/Cracker Barrel
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. Prayer Matters – Men’s Prayer Group
Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Women’s Spring Bible Study – Chapel
Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Adult Bible Study & Prayer Time,
Wednesday Worship for Kids K-6th, Youth Discipleship
Friday 6-9 p.m. Parent’s Night Out
May 23 – Graduate Recognition Service
May 26 – Body Life Meeting (church business)
May 31 – Memorial Day: Office Closed
June 6 – Sunday Evening Services Resume