Wickford Seventh-day Adventist Church

8050 Post Rd • North Kingstown, RI, 02852-4426

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Wickford Seventh-day Adventist Church

January 24, 2015
Sabbath School                                                                                                9:45 am
Superintendent’s Remarks – Peter Griswold
Bible Study Lesson –Proverbs – Words of the Wise
 “Divine Wisdom”
       “The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, before His works of old” (Proverbs 8:22, NKJV).
        At this stage in Proverbs, wisdom reappears (see Prov. 1:20-21), and it’s clear from the texts for this week that wisdom is truth — the Truth as it exists in God, the source and foundation of all truth.
       This accent on the “absolute” character of truth contrasts with some contemporary thinking, especially in the West, in which truth is seen as relative, contingent, cultural, with one person’s truth different from someone else’s.
       But this concept is not biblical. My truth should be the same as yours, simply because “truth” is universal. It does not belong to anyone in particular but to all humanity, whether or not all humanity recognizes it.
       Interestingly enough, Pilate’s famous question to Jesus, “What is truth?” (John 18:38), came in response to Jesus’ statement “Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice” (John 18:37, NKJV). Truth, absolute truth, exists, and it even speaks to us; what matters for us is whether or not we will listen to, and obey, what it is saying. Source:  Sabbath School Quarterly p. 30.
The Church at Praise                                                                             10:50-11:00 am
Doris Pollack has moved to the Scallop Shell & Rehabilitation Center in Room 26.  The address is 55 Scallop Shell Way, Peace Dale, R I  02879.
Feb.  1st.  2pm.  at Johnston Church a memorial service for Betty Williamson.
Sunset  Today:  4:50                                                                   Next Friday:   4:59
Entering His Presence to Worship                                                 11:00 a.m. 
Introit*                                                                                                          Congregation
Call to Worship-                                                                                              Kara Peters
                                                        “Psalm 100”
Invocation & Welcome*                                                                        Joe Ewing-Chow
Opening Hymn**                                                                                          Hymnal  #522                        
                                                “My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less”

Tithes & Offerings*                                                                                     Donna Turner
                                                    NAD Religious Liberty
Doxology**                                                                                                   Hymnal # 694
                                        “Praise God, From Whom All Blessings”
Prayer of Intercession and Praise*                                                         Joe Ewing-Chow
Hymn                                “As We Come to You in Prayer”                          Hymnal #671
Response***                                                                                                Hymnal #684        
                                              “Hear Our Prayer, O Lord”
Youth Story                                                                                             Robert Peters III
Scripture Reading                                                                                         Kara Peters
                                                              “Psalm 19:7-11”
Musical Selection                                                                                         Peters Family
Sermon                                                                                                     Chaplain Peters
                                                         "Better Than Gold”
Hymn of Consecration**                                                                                Hymnal #462
                                                        “Blessed Assurance”
Benediction                                                                                               Chaplain Peters
Postlude *                                                                                                              Selections
* Please be Seated              **Please Stand                    ***Please Kneel
*     *     *     *     *
Offering next week:  SNE Conference Budget
Pastor Joseph Piresson  (860)759-8132            email: jpiresson@me.com
Elder Joe Ewing-Chow (401)284-3131             Clerk Robert Turner (401)782-4796
Elder Larry Dunder    (401)539-3418              Treasurer Peter Cregan (401)862-4258
Elder Sandy Cregan    (401)862-6593
Church address: 8050 Post Rd, N. Kingstown, RI  02852        Phone: (401) 294-6356
Mail: PO Box 41, N. Kingstown, RI 02852                             website: www.risda.org

See you at Church,
Have a blessed Sabbath,


“You will keep him in perfect peace,
 Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You.”   
  Isaiah 26:3

 Bible Study at 10:00 AM
Worship Service at 11:00 AM
Church address: 8050 Post Rd, N. Kingstown, RI  02852 (401) 294-6356




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