North Broadway Baptist Church

​​​​​​​ Bulletin for :

Sunday, May 20, 2018

"Signs of True Love"

Song of Solomon 1:1-11

Speaker: Rev. Mark Barrett

Welcome to North Broadway Baptist Church

We are so glad you came to worship with us today. If you are visiting, we would like to give you a gift.
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 This Week At NBBC:

     Today:  Word of Truth Bible Study @ 9:15 am
                   Morning Worship @ 10:30 am --Children will remain with their parents for the first half of                                                                                   the service and be dismissed before the sermon. You are                                                                                   welcome to pick up an activity pack at the back of the                                                                                         sanctuary for them to use during the service. Nursery is                                                                                       available up to age 4.
                   Share Your Faith Workshop @ noon
Monday:    Annual Royal Gala 10:30-3
Tuesday:   Reports for Annual Report Due @ 10 am
                   Youth 7-9 pm
Thursday:  Worship Team Practice @ 6:30 pm
                    Celebrate Recovery @ 7 pm
Friday:        Women’s Bible Study @ Karen’s 10:30 am
                    Men’s Ministry @ 7 pm (final week)
Next Week: W.O.T. @ 9:15 am
                    Worship Service  @ 10:30 am
                    Night of Prayer @ 6 pm

Upcoming Events:

                   Annual Reports Due to Beth May 22 @ 10 am

                   Annual Meeting June 24

                   VBS July 9-13

Remember in Prayer:
                   Clifford Jewell ~ at Maple Manor
                   Mary Stewart ~ having surgery on her left shoulder June 14
                   Horace & Esther Chisholm ~ dealing with various health issues
                   Eileen Dunlop ~ recovering from a fall and broken facial bones



Share Your Faith Workshop
Make sure to stay after the service this morning to learn from Brody of e3 Partners as he gives training that can be used at our Royal Family Fun Fair tomorrow. You will be able to pair up with Brody or Elijah Marshall and look for opportunities throughout the day to share Christ with those that attend. Lunch is provided.

Don’t forget to join us tomorrow from 10:30-3 for our Annual Royal Gala. It is free for all to attend, but children MUST be accompanied by an adult. You’ll be glad you came!

Tuesday morning is the deadline for submissions for the annual report. Reports should be emailed to: 

DO NOT send your reports to our .ca email address. Thank you.

Congratulations to Will Walters, who will be graduating from Tyndale UC  on Saturday with his BA in Biblical Studies and Theology.

The Annual Meeting will be held June 24 after the morning worship service. Please plan on attending.

 Come help out at VBS!

The theme of this summers’

Vacation Bible School is “Game On!”

and we need volunteers! If you are free

during the day the week of  July 9-13,

you may be exactly who we are looking

for! There are many different types of roles, so there is something for everyone. If you are looking to help or want more information, please contact Will by phone or email him at
Once again there are a number of coffee cups and water bottles, as well as candy wrappers and dirty tissues being left behind in the pews on a weekly basis. Please help us keep our sanctuary clean by taking your garbage and recycling with you when you leave each week.

This Week’s Fighter Verse: 

"My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not your mother's teaching. Bind them on your heart always; tie them around your neck." Proverbs 6:20-21


Weekly Commitment: $5,711     Given Last Week: $5,100
Committed YTD: $108,509     Given YTD: $91,818
YTD Behind Budget: -$16,691

Door Greeter: Ken D.     Welcome Centre Host: Sharon P.
Sanctuary Door Greeter: Lorene D     Sanctuary Host(s): Austin P.
Nursery: Heather M. & Alex K.
Little Kidz: Sharon P., Genny M. & Alex K.     Big Kidz: Mike & Heather L., Katie F.
Tellers: Ruth Anne L., Janet F. & Doug P.

2018 Bible Reading Plan

~ Week 21 ~
Sunday ~ Proverbs 28
Monday  ~ Proverbs 29-30
Tuesday ~ Proverbs 31
Wednesday ~ Zephaniah
Thursday ~ Nahum
Friday ~ Habakkuk
Saturday ~ Lamentations

**If you have a submission for the bulletin, please email it to Beth no laterthan 12 pm on Tuesday. Items received later than this may not appear.**

The Nursery is available throughout the entire service for children

ages newborn up to age 4.

Please ask one of the door greeters to direct you to the sign in area.

Kidz Church is available for children 5 and up.

Children will be dismissed partway through the service.

There are activity packs at the back of the sanctuary.

The activity sheets are yours to keep, but please return the package to be reused. Thanks!

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

Contact Us:

Our Staff:

Rev. Mark Barrett, Senior Pastor

follow Pastor Mark on Twitter @revmarbarr

Will Walters, Director of Youth and Christian Education

Andrew Marcoux, Worship Coordinator

Elizabeth (Beth) Walters, Office Administrator

Our Ministries:

Bruce Lochrie, Men's Ministry

Kim Leslie, Celebrate Recovery Co-Ordinator


Suzanne Bowker, Pioneer Clubs Co-Ordinator

 Our Deacons:

Doug Cupples 519.983.0245
Matt Davis 519.688.0787
Art Fuller 519.842.6739
Brett Mason 226.321.1441
Doug Pettman 519.866.8938

Our Office Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 am - noon.

Sermon Notes:

Series: God’s Counsel for a Strong Marriage 

Song of Solomon 1:1-11


* 4 Things to help interpret this book

    1.vs. 1 – Author is __________________

        (see 1 Kings 4:32)

    2. The woman involved - ________________

            - vs. 6 –

    3. About Shulamith – vs. 6c

    4. Most of the song is shared from the __________ point of view

    - vs. 2-4 –

    A. Marriage is to be filled with _____________. vs. 2a

    B. She expects Solomon to ____________________________.  - vs. 4a –

    C.  Shulamith enjoys ____________ vs. 2b

    D. Shulamith is concerned about Solomon’s  _________________. vs. 3
            - vs. 4b
    E. Shulamith begins talking about herself. vs. 5
            - She accepts how she _____________.

    F. Another area of peace – vs. 7
        - She ________ Solomon’s occupation - vs. 8 –

    - vs. 9-11

    A. He expresses his ___________ for her
            “My Love” - ________________________________

    B. It’s necessary for husbands to ___________________  their wives of what she means             __________________ to him.  vs. 10

    C. Solomon prepares a _________ for her – vs. 11


* Take some time to evaluate your marriage in light of this lesson.