October 23, 2016






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Services for Sunday,

October 23, 2016


Sunday AM  

Your Faith

"An Explanation of Faith"

Pastor Bruce W. Stewart

Sunday PM

"Disputed Doctrines"

"Do Christians Need to

 Keep the Law?"

Pastor Bruce W. Stewart



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


“So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word if God.”

Romans 10:17


Pastor Appreciation Month

October is Pastor Appreciation Month.  If you would like to show your love and appreciation to our Pastors, you can!  There will be a basket on the Welcome Center for cards or you can give a gift through the offering.  Please remember to mark your check memo or cash envelop

 with "Pastor Appreciation". 

Please see any deacon with questions.



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.


Memorial Bricks

In our memorial garden on the back terrace, church members will be able to request laser imprinted bricks to remember loved ones.  We are now inviting interested church members to fill out order forms available in the foyer.  Bricks can be placed for a small fee to cover costs.  If you have a question about the form, or nature of your memorial, please be sure to discuss it with one of our pastors.


Children's Christmas Play

"Miracle on Main Street"

 Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM in room 2.    Please see Amanda Crawford, Heather Mallard or Michal Naugle with any questions.


New Members Class

If you are interested in becoming a member or learning what we believe, please sign up on the foyer table.  Class date to be determined.



Operation Christmas Child

You can show God's love to a needy child by donating gifts and toys to fill a shoebox.  Shoeboxes are available in the foyer.  See Anita Davison with any questions.

Last Day to bring a box is

Sunday, Nov 13th



Mark Your Calendar



There will be a class at two different times on Thursday, October 27th.  The first class is 8 AM to 12 PM and the second class is 1 PM to 4 PM.  The classes are open to all church members.


Please sign up in the nursery and see Geoff Fahringer with questions.


Ladies Hospitality Night

Thursday, Nov 3rd from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in the Fellowship room.  What is hospitality?  How do you show hospitality?

 When and where should you be hospitable?  Come and find out how to show the love of God in your hospitality to others!  Ladies 13 & up.  Please see Wanda Stewart with any questions.


Guest Speaker

Wednesday, Nov 9th

Thad Peacock

Missionary to the Baffin Islands


Men's Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, November 12th at

8 AM in the Fellowship room


Marys & Marthas

Lunch on Sunday, November  13th

at Cracker Barrel

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.

 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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