Pastor’s Pen 1-7-23

“And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.” Revelation 21:5.

It was so appropriate, as we celebrated Christmas and New Years Eve, that we had 3 new babies (Nyla, Jeremiah and Malachi) at Progressive Baptist Church (PBC) in this season. The birth of Christ and the new year bring new life, new opportunities, new potential, new hope, and new possibilities.

Let’s us rest in anticipation of God’s newness!

Weekend Calendar

A. Sunday School

  • Adults. Saturday from 5 – 6 pm virtually.
  • Youth. 2 Sunday from 9:00 – 9:45 virtual and in the building.

B. Worship at 10:00 in person, on zoom, Facebook and Youtube

C Packers vs. Lions Fellowship

Join the Mens Fellowship for a Sunday evening game in the basement of the church for food, fun, fellowship and friendly rivalry! Join us at 7 pm. Kickoff is at 7:20 pm.

Upcoming Week

A. Prayer Line: Continue to your brothers and sisters in prayer Monday through Saturday at 5 am, 8 am and 8 pm on the virtual prayer line.

B. MLK Sunday: Join us in the basement after service next Sunday as we celebrate ours and America’s most significant 20th century prophet and preacher, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in viewing a relevant documentary. (we will work to show it virtually too).

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Churchwide Chat: Sunday January 15 at 6:30 pm

Buffalo Blizzard

Thank you for your prayers for my family in Buffalo. Thankfully, all of my relatives survived the blizzard, power outages and freezing temperatures. But, tragically, over 40 people have been identified as having lost there lives in the freezing weather. This is on the heels of the racist terror attack in the fall at the Tops grocery store that killed 10 Buffalo residents.

Buffalo is not without good news though. We are thankful that the young man who collapsed during the football game, Damar Hamlin, due to cardiac arrest is making an amazing and prayerful recovery— to God be the glory.

Love you all, Pastor

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