North Broadway Baptist Church


 Bulletin for :

Sunday, February 17, 2019

 "Hands On Prayer"

1 Chronicles 4:9-10

Speaker: Rev. Mark Barrett 

(Please scroll down to the bottom of this page for sermon notes.)

Welcome to North Broadway Baptist Church

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This Week @ NBBC:


Word of Truth Bible Study @ 9:15 am
 Morning Worship Service @ 10:30 am    

--Children will remain with their parents during the Worship service. Feel free to pick up an      activity pack at the back of the Sanctuary for them to use.                                  

Nursery is available to age 4.

Life Groups @ the Lonsbary’s @ 7 pm

Life Group @ the Spitzke’s @ 7 pm
Youth Group 6:50-8:55 pm

Pioneer Clubs 6:30-8:15 pm

Celebrate Recovery “Step Study” @ 7 pm
Worship Team Practice @ 7 pm

Women’s Bible Study @ Karen Hodges’ @ 10:30 am
Kids Fun Night 6:30-8 pm

Youth Tillsonburg HIVE Launch @ 7 pm
Next Week:  

W.O.T. Bible Study @ 9:15 am
Worship Service @ 10:30 am
Church Business Meeting @ noon
Colombia Mission Team Meeting 6 pm

Upcoming Events:
Mom’s Time Out February 27 @ 9:30 am
Colombia Mission Trip Fundraising Dinner & Auction March 2 @ 5 pm
Missions Recharge Sunday March 3
Ladies “You & Your Car” Workshop March 9 from 10:30-12:30
Special Speaker Jeff Butt March 10
Lenten Services Wednesdays @ noon beginning March 20
Family Movie Night @ NBBC March 22 @ 6 pm
Promise Keepers Legacy Conference in Cambridge April 13 (See sign up in foyer)
Missions Trip to Santa Marta, Colombia April 27 - May 4


We are in need of more greeters for Sunday mornings. Please speak to Sharon Pettman if you are able to help.

Tickets for the Spaghetti Dinner and Auction to raise funds for those going on the Mission Trip to Santa Marta Colombia in April are now available! Get yours today from any member of the team or pop into the office anytime Tues-Thurs from 9-12. The dinner will be held Saturday, March 2 starting at 5 pm with a live dessert auction to follow. There will also be a silent auction throughout the evening.
Prices are as follows: $10 pp/$35 for a family of 4. Purchase more than 4 tickets and get one free. Tables of 8 are available for $70.
If you are interested in making/donating a dessert for the auction, please sign up at the sheet at the Welcome Centre today.

The Deacons are recommending that we continue to employ Heather Leach and Will Walters beyond their probation and also to switch Andrew Marcoux from being on an annual contract to permanent part-time. Members will have a chance to vote on this at the church business meeting after the morning service next week.

We are looking to start a Sunday prayer team. Please speak to Andrew if you are interested.

The AV Team is still in need of new members. NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! Please speak to Kevin Fishback if interested.

Just a reminder that if you have an announcement for the bulletin, please have it in to the church office by 10 am Tuesday morning. Items received later than this may not appear.

The Pioneer Clubs Pine Car Derby and Ukraine Fundraiser is this Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 pm and ALL are invited to take part and attend. More than 30 Pioneer Clubs members from grades 3-6 will be involved. Come cheer on your favourite racer! 
Bake Sale donations are still welcome. Please deliver baking to the church kitchen and leave on the counter or in the fridge on Tuesday or Wednesday between 9 am and noon, or contact Suzanne. 

Calling all…!
~NBBC kids JK to Grade 6 for a fun night here at the church this Friday from 6.30 to 8pm. Bring all your energy and a pair of running shoes! Any questions, talk to Mrs. Heather. 
~Ladies for a You & Your Car Workshop at the church in room 7/8 on Saturday, March 9 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Morgan Avelar from Tillsonburg Tire will walk us through some of the basic car repairs and how to get the most out of our vehicles. BRING YOUR FRIENDS & STAY FOR THE POTLUCK LUNCH! Bring your favourite lunch to share. Please sign up on the sheet in the foyer to confirm your attendance and number of guests.
See Sandy Simpson or Karen Hodges for more details.

Promise Keepers LEGACY for Men (Cambridge)
Saturday, April 13, 2019 (Sign up sheet located at the Welcome Centre).  Detailed info and brochures are on the bulletin board in the foyer.
We will plan to leave the church parking lot around 7 am as the conference starts at 8:30am.  

The annual Tillsonburg YFC bowl-a-thon will be held from 2-4 pm on March 2. Bowlers are responsible for raising a minimum of $150 each.  More information can be found on the bulletin board or by emailing

 Effective Witnessing for Everyday People
Have a loved one that you would really like to see find peace with God? This workshop, presented by David MacFarlane is an inspirational experience that will give you ideas, tips and resources that will help remove the fear of sharing your faith. Please see the poster on the church bulletin board, email or call 519-842-8762.

The Key Bible Club held in Courtland on Thursdays at 1:10 pm is booming, with 28 children! An assistant is needed asap in order to keep the club going. One, possibly 2 leaders are needed to get a club up and running at Annandale as well. If you are interested in helping kids meet Jesus, please contact the church office for more information. Please continue to pray for growth at Westfield and South Ridge Public Schools.

The 2019 Southwester Ontario Missions Festival will be held on Saturday at Stoney Creek Baptist Church in London. This free event runs from 9 am—4 pm. See the flyer on the bulletin board in the foyer for more details.

Lenten Services
The theme for this years Lenten services is “Questions from the Cross”. As always, each half hour service begins at noon, with lunch (by donation) to follow.
Please join with the rest of the Tillsonburg community of faith for the 6 weeks leading up to Good Friday and Easter.

Date          Question                     Scripture              Speaker                       Location
03.06     “Who is Jesus?”           Matt. 16:13-15      Osita Oluigbo     Church of Living Water
03.13   “What About Suffering?”  Matt. 27:27-31           TBA                           St. John’s
03.20      “Where is God?”           John 1:1-5, 14           TBA                                 TBA
03.27 “What Brings Fulfillment?” Jn 13:1-5, 13-17   Nancy Shiels                       NBBC
04.03      “Am I Accepted?”           John 8:1-11         Steve Amorin                    St. Mary’s
04.10    “What Matters Most?”   Mark 12:28-34        Mark Barrett                      St. Paul’s

2019 Bible Reading Plan                                                         Remember in Prayer:
Sunday ~ Exodus 37-38, 2 Corinthians 5                                  Edith Burgess, Mary Stewart,
Monday ~ Exodus 39-40, 2 Corinthians 6                                 Horace & Esther Chisholm, ​Tuesday ~ Leviticus 1-3, 2 Corinthians 7                                  Clifford Jewell, those going on
Wednesday ~ Leviticus 4-5, 2 Corinthians 8                             the Colombia Missions Trip, our
Thursday ~ Leviticus 6-7, 2 Corinthians 9                                 Ministry Staff and the
Friday ~ Leviticus 8-10, 2 Corinthians 10                                  Missionaries NBBC supports.
Saturday ~ Leviticus 11, 2 Corinthians 11; Ps 56                      Our Youth as they are                                                                                                                  returning from Snow Camp                                                                                                          today.
This Week’s Fighter Verse: 
"My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. I and the Father are one." John 10:27-30 

STEWARDSHIP UPDATE (as of February 10/19):
Actual $5,332                                       

Budget $5,711
YTD Actual $33,578                          

2019 Budget $34,266
YTD  Behind Budget = -$688

Did you know that you can live stream our service? Travelling? Unwell? Watch wherever you are when you are unable to worship with us in person!  Use this link for our YouTube channel to watch services:
As always, you can also listen to sermons online. Simply click on Sermons & Training under the Personal Growth tab above and select whichever sermon you would like to listen to.

Make sure to tune into Words of Truth Radio Bible Teaching Broadcast, hosted by Pastor Mark Barrett and David Kelly on 105.9 FM Saturdays at 9 am and 9 pm. Contact them at:

 ​Housekeeping Notes:
· Please help us be good stewards of our finances by checking before you leave to make sure all washroom lights are off and taps are not left running.
· Remember also, to take your garbage and recycling with you when you exit the sanctuary.
· If you attend meetings at the church during the week, please make sure to wash and put away any and all dishes you use.
· Please make sure to check the outside doors if you are the last one to leave the building to ensure that they are locked.
· Please do not leave your keys or other items of value unattended in your coat pockets. Over the course of the fall and winter last year, several area churches reported thefts occurring during their morning worship services.
· If you are a ministry head, run a life group or have scheduled a meeting that has been advertised in the bulletin and make changes to time or location, please let Beth know so that the information in the bulletin, the calendar and on our website can be as accurate and up to date as possible.​ 

Door Greeter: Andy K.                                 
Welcome Centre Host: Eileen S.
Sanctuary Door Greeter: Cathy K. 
Little Kids: Heather L. & Josh P.
Big Kids: Will W., Erika M. & Elijah M.
Nursery: Lorene D. & Caroline W.
Tellers: Ruth Anne L., Janet F., Doug & Sharon P.

   ​  ***Please remember that if you are unable to be here the week that you are scheduled to serve, it is your responsibility to find someone to replace you. Thank you.***

***If you have a submission for the bulletin, 
​please have it in to the office no later than noon on Tuesday.
Requests made after that may not appear in that week’s bulletin.***

 We are a scent free environment. Thank you for your understanding.

Missions Recharge Sunday
March 3, 2019

Join us for an exciting and informative Sunday of hearing of God’s work around the world and here at home.

Word of Truth Bible Study for Adults – 9:15 a.m.Andrew Randall – 2C Beyond Ministries
     Come and hear how you can make an impact at our Royal Family Fun Festival.  Andrew will be assisting us this year to have a greater reach.
     Jocelyn Robinson – Power to Change
Jocelyn serves on University Campuses to befriend and introduce international students to Christ.  Come and hear how she is impacting lives.

Sunday Morning Worship – 10:30 a.m. Jay Calder – Compassion Ministry
     Come and hear how Compassion is impacting families all over the world and how we can be a part of it.
Also, presentations from Andrew and Jocelyn

Missions Potluck Banquet – 5:00 p.m. Bring a favorite Dish and Dessert and enjoy the fellowship

Sunday Evening Service – 6:00 p.m. Rev. Paul Harbourn – Leaders Formation
     Rev. Harbourn will be introducing us to Leaders Formation which we support in Nigeria.  It is a ministry of training Pastors and Leaders who otherwise would not be able to afford to attend a Bible School or Seminary.  Pastor Mark will be traveling to Nigeria, possibly in the next year, to be involved in the teaching.
Also, reports from Andrew and Jocelyn

Contact Us:
Our Staff:
Rev. Mark Barrett, Senior Pastor
Will Walters, Youth Pastor
Heather Leach, Children's Ministries Director
Andrew Marcoux, Director of Worship
Elizabeth (Beth) Walters, Office Administrator

Office Hours: Tues. - Thurs. 9 am—noon

 Our Deacons:
Doug Cupples 519.983.0245
Art Fuller 519.842.6739
Brett Mason 226.321.1441
John Peters 519.636.3041
Doug Pettman 519.866.5939

Our Ministry Co-Ordinators:
Celebrate Recovery, Kim Leslie

Men’s Ministry, Scott Mudford
Pioneer Clubs, Suzanne Bowker

Women's Ministry, Barbara Barrett


Sermon Notes:

Series: Living On a Prayer                                                                          February 17, 2019

1 Chronicles 4:9-10


* 1 Chronicles 4:10
* Isaiah 55:9

                                                    God’s Math of Blessings

I. BLESSING + EXPANSION = _____________________
- 2 Corinthians 12:9
- vs. 9b –
“Rested” - __________________________________

II. INADEQUACY + LOYALTY = __________________
- 2 Chronicles 16:9a –
- God is looking for people who are F.A.T.
F _____________  A _____________ T ____________

III. RESPONSIBILITY + ACTIVITY = ____________________
- Matthew 26:41 –
“Watch” - _________________________________
- 2 Corinthians 3:5, 6a –


 - A Prayer for us to pray often
“Oh, God, bless me indeed.  Enlarge my territory, that your hand would be with me, and that you would keep me from evil.  In Jesus Name, Amen.”

* Homework:  Begin writing a Jabez Journal.  Start keeping track of the wonderful things God does in your life as you pray the above prayer.