Meals on Wheels News: February 2017

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Meals on Wheels

Canned Goods Needed “The Spirit of Christ in love is action” can be termed as our belief for our church’s participation in this mission ministry. We not only prepare nutritious meals every Thursday throughout the year; but, we also visit with each one of the elderly who receives a meal. This gives the family reassurance of someone checking on their loved one at least once a day. We are currently providing meals to 23 elderly. The elderly love it when a young person visits! How blessed we are our church has had numerous youth during holidays, spring break or summer who ride with a relative to help deliver. As you know, the meal is provided by our church through donations to the meals on wheels mission and/or fundraisers such as Lord’s Acre, plus large canned food drives or additional offerings above & beyond their regular tithe by the person(s) who … Read More

‘Come and Follow’ Sermon Series: January 15 & 22, 2017

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New Sermon Series Come and Follow

Hear Jesus say to you, “Come and Follow.” Sunday, January 15, 2017 and Sunday, January 22, 2017 On Sundays January 15, 2017, and January 22, 2017, the focus will be on the calling stories of Jesus’ disciples and how Jesus calls us to be faithful disciples as well. Join us and hear Jesus say to you, ”Come and Follow.”

Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed January-May 2017

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Meals on Wheels

Help with Meal Preparation and Delivery Needed January through May, 2017 If you can volunteer, your assistance is needed to help us complete our January through May, 2017 schedule for Meals on Wheels. January & March are filled. Please note: we do not want to make this a burden for anyone. If you can prepare food and/or deliver, please let Jo know by texting or calling her, or sign up on the Meals on Wheels Schedule. We are now currently serving 23. We need help on the following dates for cooking: February 2, 2017 February 16, 2017 April 6, 2017 April 20, 2017 May 4, 2017 May 18, 2017 Anything you can do will be appreciated! Thank you’s are sent to all who cooked during the month of December: Margaret Hunt, Suzette Munson, Jennifer DeMoss, Lucy Slaten & Cyndy Grove. Thank you’s for delivering: Terry Baker, Suzette, Jennifer, Jacob & … Read More

Angel Tree: December 2016

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Add an Angel in Honor of a Loved One The Angel Tree in the foyer of the church is decorated with angel ornaments that are “in honor of” or “in memory of” of someone. If you would like to recognize someone with an angel ornament, please bring an angel ornament and add it to the tree. Please also add in The Angel Book next to the tree the name of the person you are remembering or honoring.

Advent Sermon Series: November-December 2016

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Advent

Advent Sermon Series and Devotion Guide During the season of Advent we will take a closer look at reason God sent Jesus into the world. God is light but darkness is in the world. Jesus overcomes the darkness and is the Light of the world. Here is an outline of the four questions to be addressed along with scripture: November 27, 2016: 1st Sunday of Advent 1st reading: Psalm 50:1-6. Preaching: 1 John 1:5 – God is Light December 4, 2016: 2nd Sunday of Advent 1st reading: Genesis 3:1-13 Preaching: Psalm 107:10-11, John 3:19-20 – In Darkness December 11, 2016: 3rd Sunday of Advent 1st reading: Isaiah 2:1-5 Preaching- Isaiah 9:1-7 – In the Light December 18, 2016: 4th Sunday of Advent 1st reading: John 1:6-9 Preaching: Luke 1:68-79 – Testifying to the Light December 24, 2016: Christmas Eve Reading: Luke 2:1-20 December 25, 2016: Christmas 1st reading: Hebrews 1:1-4 … Read More