A Closer Look at Christ; A Deeper Understanding




Rev. Michael J. Robinson, Senior Pastor

Rev. Lyndell Lipscomb, Associate and Youth Pastor

Min. Robert Poehler, Associate Pastor




“Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” Matthew 10.25, [NIV]church-exterior-aerial

Our duty is to magnify God’s name and His good works. Come and be filled by the word and fellowship here with us at 965 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, New York, 14209 or at any one of the churches that praise and worship the only True & Living God.


 


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Sermon Topic: A Closer Look at Christ

 

Subtopic: A Deeper Understanding

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The scripture lesson for this week was from Colossians 2:8-15. The heart verse can be found in verses 9 and 10.

Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.

10 And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:

11 In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

12 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead.

13 And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, hath he quickened together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;

14 Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;

15 And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over them in it.

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WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY

Wednesday Evening Bible Study is at 6:30pm. Transportation is available. Please call the office at 884-0070 or sign up in the hallway across from the office.


UPCOMING MINISTRY MEETINGS, REHEARSALS AND EVENTS

Every Sunday – The Hurting Hearts Ministry will provide food for all who need.

  • Food (provided by Tops and Wegmans) for any individual in need
  • Directly following Worship Service.
  • Feel free to pick some up for others you may know who are in need and are unable to come.

Every Sunday – Donations for the Shoe Box Project are now being accepted.  

  • We are collecting items such as bars of soap for children, toothbrushes, No.2 pencils, small stuffed bears or other comforting animal toys, etc. 
  • Please do not send any war or military items or toys. 
  • Money donations are also acceptable. 
  • All Shoe Box donations must be in by August 30th. 
  • See the display on the bulletin board in the back hall. 

Every Sunday – The Women of Faith are still donations for the City Mission.

  • Money donations for hygiene & toiletry kits for the City Mission
  • See Sister Beverly Crowell.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 – The Pleasant Grove Women’s Retreat

  • Takes place at the Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora. 
  • Details and sign-up sheet is on the back hall table.
  • This is an annual event.

Friday, August 28, 2015 – The Hurting Hearts Ministry will help with the Annual Homeless Dinner

  • Volunteers are needed for serving.
  • Money Donations are welcome: $25 will feed 5 homeless individuals.
  • See Sister Hope Thompson.

Saturday, September 19, 2015 – DABC participates again The “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” at Delaware Park   

  • Our team is called the Delaware Stars.
  • Applications are on the back hall table; sign up if you want to participate or if you want to contribute a monetary donation.
  • See Sister Terry Poehler for more information.

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR MISSIONARIES AVAILABLE

If you want to write a letter, send a card, or etcetera to a missionary overseas their contact information is available on the bulletin board outside of the Fellowship Hall. You’d be surprised by how much you can cheer someone up.

Cancellations

Any church cancellations for activities, events, or services can be seen on TV Channel 2 WGRZ and Channel 4 WIVB.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015: WHAT TO DO?

Sunday School for Children of All Ages: 9:30am

<New> *Youth Discipleship Class (Ages 13-20)*

Growth and Development Classes

*Church Nursery (Ages 0-under 2 years) opens during Worship after Youth Message*

Worship Services: 11am / Children’s Church (during service after Youth Message)


ALSO IF YOU HAVE ANY PHOTOS YOU’D LIKE TO SHARE

Please email the church: in the addressed to line write dabc965@gmail.com and subject line write Photos for Website. Thank you for participation. You may also email this same address to submit a prayer request or submit your request on this website.

REMEMBER!

There’s a lot going on at Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, so please review our events calendar and upcoming events page.

May God Rest, Rule, & Abide In You


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