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Last Chance!

This coming Lord’s Day (November 22nd) is the last Sunday you can bring in shoeboxes for this year’s Operation Christmas Child collection. If you miss the Sunday deadline, the trailer won’t leave until 11 on Monday, so you can still bring boxes from 9-11 on Monday. Then that’s it! Pack those boxes! And pray like crazy for souls to be saved by the trailer load of shoeboxes going out from this place!

Give Thanks… By Giving

We will be assembling and distributing Thanksgiving food boxes to those who need some encouragement this year. We will do this on Saturday, November 21st at 10:00 AM. We need some to help assemble the boxes and some to distribute them. We also need additional donations of some of the specific foods on this list: Additionally, we have some boxes that are not assigned to a person in need yet. Do you know somebody who could use the encouragement of…

Putting It In High Gear!

Operation Christmas Child for 2020 is now speeding toward the end. Here are the important things to remember, pray about, and participate in: PACKING PARTY – This coming Saturday, November 21st at 10:00 AM. Join us as we work together to pack as many shoe boxes as we can. Knowing that this is a challenging year, the team has worked hard to make this event as safe as possible. There is a plan for maintaining distancing, and still packing A…

Something for the Guys… Something for the Gals…

You’re invited: Men’s Bible Study – tonight (Thursday, November 12th at 6:30 PM). We will be blessed with some of our ladies’ fine cooking, and enjoy a time of fellowship and Bible study together. Bring your Bible! WoW (Women of the Word) – also tonight at the same time. Cook extraordinaire Kathy will give a tutorial on noodle making. In preparation ladies, ponder this question and come prepared with your answer – “Does the Bible have anything to say about…

Or… Here’s An Alternative!

If you can’t make the packing party on Saturday, November 14th at 10:00 AM, you can still pack your own box or boxes and bring them to the church anytime between now and the end of collection week which is November 16th-23rd. All supplies are available at the church so you can pack your own box(es) and bless a child or children this Christmas with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

It’s Almost Here!!!!!

Food in abundance. Lot’s of goodies to pack lots of boxes so lots of children will be blessed with the gospel this Christmas. And we have a plan in place to keep you as safe as possible while serving the Lord and packing boxes!  Join us Saturday, November 14th at 10:00 AM!

Prayer Meeting Update

Prayer Meeting this evening (November 11) will take place in Fellowship Hall, as the sanctuary is set up for this weekend’s Operation Christmas Child packing party. See you at 6:30 as we pray together… for one another… for our nation… for our leaders… for our world… for our needy… for so much that we need to be praying for!

Remembering Veterans Day

Thank you to all of you who served in the US Armed Forces. May you experience the thanks from a grateful nation today. You are appreciated!

The Serenity Prayer

The 18th century theologian Reinhold Neibuhr is thought to be the actual author of what we often call The Serenity Prayer. Niebuhr was a major influence on the German Pastor and Nazi resister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The version of the prayer we usually see is this: God, grant me the Serenity To accept the things I cannot change… Courage to change the things I can, And Wisdom to know the difference. But the original and full version is better. Perhaps you…

Nothing Like November!

Reminders as we enter the month of November – TIME CHANGE – Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour this coming Saturday night! Otherwise you’ll be early to church! THANKSGIVING TESTIMONIES – Every Sunday during the month of November, we want to hear from some in our number who are thankful and willing to share their testimony. Would you participate? Even if you shared it one November past, we’d like to hear it again. And it’s been a…