Children’s Church - continues every Sunday. . .

Boys and girls will be dismissed at the welcome time from our main worship service and follow adult leadership to the fellowship hall for their time of worship celebration. 

Parents may pick up children at the fellowship hall located in the education building. 

Greeters will be on hand after the worship service to direct parents to that location.


For children, pre-kindergarten

through 5th grade . . .

AWANA Sunday,

     September 10 @ 4:30pm in Fellowship Hall



It’s not too late....

Adults, sign up for a study/class at the info table in the main foyer.  Fill out the form and drop it in the basket.


September 10, 2017

Morning Worship - 10:30am

Organ Prelude                                         Mrs. Betty Scurlock

We’re Marching to Zion

Hymn                                                            No. 412, vs. 1, 3

My Faith Has Found a Resting Place

Hymn     My Faith Looks Up to Thee          No. 416, vs. 1, 2

Hymn                 Faith Is the Victory               No. 413, vs. 2

Prayer                                                       Pastor Ron Lentine

Scripture Reading                                       Rev. Dick Hamel

Offertory Hymn               The Solid Rock                  No. 406

Deacon Offertory Prayer

Choral Offertory     We Praise Your Name      Worship Choir

Welcome                                                  Pastor Ron Lentine

Welcome Chorus       Come, Now Is the Time to Worship

Praise & Worship

God of Calvary

Message     True and Pure Worship     Pastor Ron Lentine


There Is None Like You

Only Trust Him                        No. 317

Closing Words                                         Pastor Ron Lentine

Announcements  & Benediction

Rev. Chris Larsen & Rev. Walt Magaha

Dismissal Chorus                 Faith Is the Victory

Postlude                   The Solid Rock                    Instruments

Sunday Night Alive - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Evening Celebration - 5:30pm - 6:30pm


Sermon Notes


September 10, 2017


  John 2:12-17

  Matthew 21:12-13

The Power of the Resurrection

 John 2:18-22

Jesus’ Perception of Reality

John 2:23-25

Looking at America

  Matthew 23:37-39

Where do you stand?


The PRAIZE KIDS choir is beginning another year.

The kids are excited to sing songs of praise and help lead in worship once a month in the morning worship services. 

All children in grades one through five are invited to join Praize Kidz.

Please come!

Weekly rehearsals are Wednesday nights from 6:00 to 6:30pm in room 103. 

For more information, please call or

e-mail Melissa Westman


It’s just around the corner.

On Tuesday, October 31st from 6:00 - 8:00pm, our church will once again offer the children and families of the Myrtle Grove and surrounding communities a fun-filled, family-oriented, Christ-honoring fall festival! 

We need your help in making this a special event for these children and families.

Individually wrapped candy donations are needed. 

Boxes have been placed in the church office and the Family Life Center (FLC).

  Feel free to drop off donations at either location.  Be praying for God to use this event to draw people to Himself!

Blessings, Walt

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Caregiver Support Group Meeting 

The September Caregiver Support Group meeting will be help on Thursday, September 28th at 9:00 in the Fellowship hall. 

Alesia Ross, Senior Volunteer Programs Director from the Council on Aging of West Florida will be the speaker. 

The Senior Companion Program employs Adults 55 and older to help home-bound seniors maintain independence in their homes. 

They are able to provide Respite care to Caregivers by assisting with daily living tasks such as grocery shopping and bill paying.

They also  provide friendship and companionship to older adults needing additional help to stay in their homes.


The Gathering Event

  Myrtle Grove Baptist Church

Sunday, October 1 at 6:00PM

Special Guest:  Chip Simmons, Chief Deputy,

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

This event will be an interdenominational, multicultural, multiracial Gathering of Christ followers lifting up the name of Jesus.  Music groups from various churches will bring special music, along with area pastors who will share words of encouragement. 



Guests are invited to meet our pastor and enjoy some coffee and other refreshments immediately following the service at the coffee station (located in the main entrance of the foyer). 

You may drop off your Guest Information card which is attached to your bulletin and receive more information about our church at that time.

  Be sure to pick up a guest gift bag before you leave.

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Help Wanted
   Paid  childcare staff to care for preschool age children.  Must be Christian, a minimum of 18 years old and able to pass a background check. 

Available shifts are Wednesdays 6:00pm to 8:15pm and Sundays, 9:00am to 12:00pm and 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

Contact the office and/or Chris Larsen


NURSERY & PRESCHOOL VOLUNTEER WORKERS are needed on Sunday mornings and evenings.  Please see Chris Larsen to volunteer.

Which would rather do?  Be a volunteer or be paid? 




contact Chris Larsen


Donations Needed:  Clothing for teenage boys and girls along with shoes, belts, etc.  There are a number of students at Escambia High School that do not have these resources.  Please give as you are able to meet this need.  Bring your donations to our Clothing Ministry.

We are having our Picnic & Baptism by the Bay on October 8th @ 1:00 PM at the Blue Angel Recreational Park.

 The menu includes hamburgers and hot dogs with drinks and all the trimmings.

The cost is $5.00 for adults / $3.00 for children age 10 and under.

The park entrance fee has been paid.

  Please pay in advance by either giving your reservation form and money to Cami Simmons in the finance office, or by placing it in the offering plate.

Checks need to be made payable to MGBC (Write PICNIC on the memo line.)


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Sunday Night Alive

Beginning Sunday, September 10

4:30pm – 6:30pm

ADULTS:  Sign up below for one of the following courses!

            -Ministry Development (The Truth Project)     

          -Skill Development (Auto Care)                     

-Care Support Ministry (Divorce Recovery)

(All adult courses will meet in the Holy Grounds Café.)

Please note that there are events for all ages, nursery through high school students, meeting during the 4:30pm – 6:30pm time frame. 

New Time for Evening Worship:  5:30pm – 6:30pm


Sunday - Sept 10th - Evening Service Time Change - Starts at 5:30 PM



9:15am              Sunday School & Bible Fellowship Groups

 10:30am                                             Morning Worship (W

4:30pm                                      SUNDAY NIGHT ALIVE

  5:30pm                                           Evening Worship (WC)


Sweet Hour of Prayer

Tuesday, 6:00am-7:00am (OWR)

Open Gym

Tuesday, 3:30pm-5:30pm (FLC)


6:00pm                                                   Prayer & Bible Study (FH)

6:00pm                                             Youth Bible Study (BCB)

6:00pm                                                        Praize Kidz  (103)

7:00pm                                 Worship Choir Rehearsal (CR)


Deacon/Yokefellow Meeting

Monday, September 11 @ 6:30pm (FH)

Business Meeting

Wednesday, September 20 @ 6:00pm (FH)

Homebound Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 21 @ 11:00am (HGC)

Caregivers Support Group

Thursday, September 28 @ 9:00am (FH)


Tuesday, October 3 @ 10:00am (FH)

Mission Committee Meeting

Wednesday, October 4 @ 6:00pm (HGC)