Over the Coffee - March 2019

March begins the season of Lent for us at North Baptist Church. We will have a Lenten

Devotion and Luncheon during each of the Wednesdays at 11:00 beginning on March 6th. It is

anticipated that we will be done with the devotion and lunch by 12:30 for those who are coming

on a lunch break from work. Here is the schedule for the Lenten Series:


The 2019 Lenten Series: “Soul Freedom in the Past and Today”

·         Wednesday, March 6 – 11:00 “The Reformation in England

Luncheon – Baked Fish Sandwich on Bun, Cole Slaw, Pink Fudge Brownies

·         Wednesday, March 13 – 11:00 “The Separatists – Plymouth Bay

Luncheon – Sloppy Joe on Bun, Chips, Tossed Green Salad, Apple Pie

·         Wednesday, March 20 – 11:00 “The Non-Conformists – Massachusetts Bay Colony

Luncheon – Ham Sandwich on Wheat or White Bun, Green Beans and Mozzarella Cheese Salad, Chocolate or Vanilla Pound Cake

·         Wednesday, March 27 – 11:00 “Soul Liberty “Roger Williams and Providence Plantation

Luncheon – Coney Cheese Dog on Bun, Baked Beans, Banana Chip Cookies

·         Wednesday, April 3 – 11:00 “Baptists and the Experiment of Religious Freedom

Luncheon – Chili, Tossed Salad, Cookies

·         Wednesday, April 10 – 11:00 “Religious Freedom in America Today

Luncheon – Chicken Salad, Raw Veggies, Carrot Cake

·         Thursday, April 18 – 6:00 “Maundy-Thursday Upper Room and Communion

Dinner – Old Fashioned Vegetable Beef Stew, Seafood Bisque, Corn Bread, Cole Slaw,

Fresh Fruit Plate, Communion at the Tables

·         Sunday, April 21 – 9:00 Easter Devotion on the Lawn

Easter Breakfast – 9:30 – “Island Breakfast Fruit Salad, Muffins, Sweet Bread,

Bagels, Sticky Cinnamon Buns, Coffee and Juice

Easter Worship in the Sanctuary at 10:30


The March Common Lectionary passages and the sermon titles will appear on the next page

in this Beacon. I have a few copies of some books that deal with religious freedom in early

America and we will make them available to pass around and read during the series. May all who

come really embrace our common faith and respect for one another’s soul liberty.


Pastor Cy