December 4, 2016






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Luke 2:10-11

 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.




Services for Sunday,

December 4, 2016


Sunday AM  

Your Faith

"Stories of Faith" Part 2

Pastor Bruce W. Stewart

Sunday PM

Missionary Robert Tully




Lord's Supper in the

 Evening service at 6:00 P.M.


In respect to the Lord,

please remember

 to turn cell phones off for the service.




Verse for the Week


“Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible

to him that believeth.”

Mark 9:23



Church Choir

 The choir meets every Sunday

at  4:30 PM in the

auditorium for practice.

We would like to encourage all adults and teens who would like to praise the LORD in song to join our church choir.  If you are interested in joining the choir please see Pastor Lay.



Every Monday night at 6:00 pm. If you are willing to visit but can't make it on Monday night please see Pastor Farley who can give you visitation contacts that you can make during the week.


College and Career Activity

Saturdays from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. at the church. Please see Kevin Singh for dates and details.


Ladies Ensemble Practice

Tuesdays at 7 PM in room 8.

Please see Rosie Heim with any questions.



Ladies Hand Bells

Wednesday evenings at

6 PM in the S/S building


Sunday Morning Junior Church

During the Sunday morning service will be  an age-appropriate service for children which will encourage them in their faith, teach them to participate

 and make them smile!  The ministry is for children, beginning at age 6, up to the fifth grade. Children will be dismissed from the main service and parents can  pick them up at the Teen Room (room 6) in the Sunday School building.  For questions please see Pastor Farley.



Master Clubs

Master Clubs is an exciting program for 3-12 designed to teach children how to actively serve God and learn important Biblical doctrine to help them to grow in Christ. They meet every Sunday night at 6 PM. Please see John Lamb with any questions.

Will not meet 11/27/16 to 1/1/17. 

Will resume on 11/8/17


Teen Fundraiser

Cookbook or 2017 Devotional Calendar

 for a $5.00 donation


Children's Christmas Play


 Wednesday evenings at

7:00 PM in room 2.   

 Please see Amanda Crawford,

Heather Mallard or Michal Naugle with any questions.



Mark Your Calendar


Movie on the Lawn

Saturday, Dec 3rd

From 6-8 PM

For Children ages 2-12 and their families

Please see Geoff Fahringer

with any questions.


Baptism Class

Class begins Sunday, Dec 4th in the S/S building with Pastor Farley


Ark Encounter

Sunday, December 4th

after the morning service

If you would be interested in visiting the Ark please sign up on the foyer table


Guest Speaker

Sunday, Dec 4th

Robert Tully,

Missionary to Brazil will

 be speaking in the evening service


Carols, Cookies and Cocoa Monday

Dec 5th

Join us as we visit and sing Christmas Carols.  We will meet at the church at 5:30 PM and return to church for cookies and cocoa.  All are welcome to come.  Please see Geoff Fahringer with any questions.


"Miracle On Main Street"

Children's Christmas Play

Friday, Dec 9th at 7 PM


Ladies Bible Study/

Mentorship Program

We will drawing names Sunday December 11th after the morning service by the sound booth.  Please see Wanda Stewart with any questions.


Marys & Marthas


Sunday, Dec 11th

A ministry for women 19 or older who are single, widowed, divorced and those who attend church without their husbands to meet in Christian fellowship.  Please see Joan Gathings or Joanne Apel with any questions.


"Miracle On Main Street"

Children's Christmas Play

Sunday, Dec 11th at 6 PM


Toys For Tots

Nov 27th - Dec 11th

Please place unwrapped new toys in the box in the foyer.  More information will be posted on the bulletin board.  If you would like to make a contribution to help purchase bikes, please mark your cash envelope or check memo "Toys for Tots" and place in the offering plate.  Please see Charlotte or Gail Love with any questions.


Young Adult Sunday School Class

 Christmas Party

Saturday, December 17th from

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Please see Geoff Fahringer for details.


Christmas Cantata

Sunday, Dec 18th at 6 PM


Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Saturday, Dec 24th at 6 PM

We encourage anyone who would like to recite scripture, sing, or play an instrument to sign up on the foyer table by Wednesday, December 21st.


New Year's Eve

Family Game Night

Saturday, Dec 31st at 6 PM


Ladies Bible Study



Tuesday, Jan 3rd

at 10 AM room 2


Thursday, Jan 5th

at 7 PM in room 2


There is a sign up sheet for the new book on the foyer table.


Men's Prayer Breakfast

Will not meet in December or January and will resume on Saturday, February 11th

 General Information

Lost and Found

Please remember to check the

lost and found closet as items will be donated to a local charity

at the end of each month.


Contribution Checks
To help the office record the correct contribution to the correct fund
please mark your check memo. An example would be

GF $10 / FP $10 for$10 Tithes to General Fund

and $10 to Faith Promise. Other funds include

 Bldg for Building Fund, Bnv for Benevolence,
Teen FP, CD/DVD, Directory and the last name

of the guest speaker. Thank you for your help.


Directory Photos

If you are a member or a regular attendee  and would like to have your photo in the church directory,  please call or e-mail the church office.


Church Directory

If you would like to request an updated church directory,

please fill out a directory order form located

at the Welcome Center.   Place the order form in offering

 basket or in the job requested box with $5.00

Your new directory will be ready shortly and will

be placed in the hall box once completed.


E-Mail Correspondence:
Church members who would like to be placed on the church email alert list, may contact the church office with their current contact information.


Bulletin Announcements
Any requests for bulletin announcements need to be

turned in by noon on Wednesday

to be in Sunday's bulletin.

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