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Services for Sunday,

August 7, 2016


Sunday AM  

"What Makes Jesus so Special?"

"His Priesthood", Part 3

Pastor Bruce W. Stewart

Sunday PM

Disputed Doctrines

"Do All Children Go to Heaven?"

Pastor Bruce W. Stewart



In respect to the Lord,

please remember

 to turn cell phones off for the service.




Verse for the Week


“Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.”

Hebrews 4:16



Church Choir

 The choir meets every Sunday

at 10:10 AM and 4:30 PM in the

Teen Room 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.

NOTE: No practice, will resume in the fall.



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.

Will resume in the fall


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 kids 5 through 6th grade 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.


Meetings will resume on September 11th.


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.



Mark Your Calendar


Bill Rice Ranch Camp Testimonies

Sunday, August 21st

 in the evening service


Christmas in August
Ladies, come join us on

 Thursday, August 25 from

 5:30 to 8:30 PM

to make pillowcase dresses for kids in Haiti, decorate a shoe box or make a Christmas card.
Please see Rhonda Blake or Connie Lamb with any questions.


Children's Christmas Play

"Miracle on Main Street"

Practice will be on Wednesday evenings starting September 7th at 7:00 PM in room 2.  There is a sign up sheet on the foyer table.  Please see Michal Naugle or Amanda Crawford with any questions.


Men's Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, September 10th at

8 AM in the Fellowship room


Marys & Marthas

Lunch on Sunday, September 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.


Growing Kids God's Way

Sunday evenings starting September 11th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM in room 11.  The cost is $20 per person.  This discipleship class is a comprehensive, values-based parenting curriculum.  A great help in raising morally responsible children with a healthy view of self and others.  Please sign up on the foyer table and see Pastor Farley with any questions.  Master Clubs for the children begins the same night.


Master Clubs

Sunday evenings starting September 11th at 6:00 PM in room 2 for children ages 4-12.  Please sign up on the foyer table and see John Lamb with any questions.


First Aid, CPR & AED Class

Saturday, September 24th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM in room 11.  Class limit is 15, please bring a bag lunch.  There is a sign up sheet on the foyer table.  See Geoff Fahringer 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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