August 25, 2019
Prayer Concerns: Dora Lee Claus, Landon Davenport, Stacey Helms, Arthur Knake, Julie Talley (Judy Ferguson’s sister-in-law)
We express our sympathy to the family and friends of Mardell Bryant who passed away.
Today after 10:30 service we will have a cookout for the entire church family! Tables will be setup south of the church building. The waterslide from VBS Kick-off will be back for the young and young at heart! Bring your lawn chair. Menu: pulled pork, potato salad, chips, baked beans, brownies, drinks.
Pastor Michael will start a Baptism Class today, 9:15, in the sanctuary.
The Elders will meet Tues, Aug 27, 6pm.
Choir Practice will start Wed, Sept 4, 6:30. Christmas Cantata Practice will start Wed, Oct 2, 6:30. Contact Director Kayla Boren if you would like to join this music ministry.
Circle 1&5 will meet at Crossroads on Thurs, Sept 5, 2:00. Vera Staffy and Kathy Curfman will host Circle 4 at Vera’s home on the deck Thurs, Sept 12, 9:30.
On Wed, Sept 11, we will have a special worship service in the sanctuary at 7:00. Watch for info.
The Children First Annual Meeting will be immediately after 10:30 service on Sunday, Sept 15.
Lifetouch will take pictures for the new directory Nov 1-2 and Nov 6-9. If we have your email address, then soon you will receive a link from Lifetouch to book your picture time. If you do not have email, then we will help book your time. Watch newsletter and bulletin for more info.
Pike County Ministerial Alliance will have McPreacher Night at McDonald’s on Mon, Aug 26, 5-8pm. Proceeds benefit PCMA.
Western IL Fellowship of Christian Athletes will have a fundraising banquet on Sunday, Sept 22, 4pm, at Hamilton’s in Jacksonville. Guest speaker will be NFL player Isaac Bruce. No cost to attend but there will be a request for donations at the end of the evening. Reservations required www.westernilfca.org. Contact Jack Hull for more info.