December 17, 2017






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Isaiah 9:6

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.




Services for Sunday,

December 17, 2017


Sunday AM  

"You Can Be a Witness"

"You're Only One Witness"

Part 3

Pastor Bruce W. Stewart


Sunday PM

Christmas Cantata




Evening service at 6:00 P.M.


In respect to the Lord,

please remember

 to turn cell phones off for the service.





Church Choir

 The choir meets every Sunday

at  4:30 PM in room B4 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 George Griffin.



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 B4.

Please see Rosie Heim with any questions.


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 Lamb.



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. in room B3.  Please see John Lamb with any questions.


Master Clubs will resume

 on January 7, 2018.


Parents of Sunday School Children

Just a reminder ...

For the safety of our children, parents must pickup their children from Sunday School at the end of class.  This includes ages 3-12.

Thank You!



Nursery Needs

We have several ministry opportunities in the nursery.  If you can help by serving just one service a month, please sign up on the foyer table and see Wanda Stewart with any questions.


Teen Fundraiser

2018 Calendars for $5.00 donation



Mark Your Calendar


Choir Practice

Sunday, December 17th

at 4:45 PM

Seasonal choir resumes in January


Christmas Cantata

Sunday, December 17th at 6 PM

There will be no nursery.


Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Sunday, December 24th at 6 PM


We encourage anyone who would like to recite scripture, sing, or play an instrument to sign up on the foyer table. Please plan to have your children sit with you so the ladies in the nursery can attend the service.


Ladies Bible Study

Mentee/Mentorship Program

We will be drawing mentee names on Sunday, December 31st after the morning service by the sound booth.  Please see Wanda Stewart with any questions.


Special New Year's Eve Service

Sunday, December 31st

6-7 PM in the auditorium followed by Family Game Night 7-11 PM in the Sunday School Building. Please sign up on the foyer table for food and games and see Pastor Farley with any questions.

  Baptism Class

If you have never been baptized or want to learn more about baptism, please sign up on the foyer table.  The class will be taught by Pastor Farley beginning in January.


Ladies Discipleship Class

Tuesday. January 9th at 10 AM

Thursday, January 11 at 7 PM


Mrs. Stewart will be teaching a new discipleship class  which will run for 8 consecutive weeks and be about 2 hours.  Please sign up on the foyer table for the new book, BREAD.


Teen Girls Bible Study

will resume Thursday, January 11th


Men's Prayer Breakfast


January 13th at 8 AM

in the Fellowship Room.


Marys & Marthas

Sunday, January 14th

for Lunch

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.

 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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