The Twenty-Second Sunday After Pentecost, October 16, 2016-10:45 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Psalm 34:1-8; Mark 4:35-42

Message:  "Getting Rid of Gremlins and Scarecrows" Rev. Steve Stelle

Announcements

  • The following items are needed for Project HOPE: Canned Soup and Crackers or any other nonperishable items are welcomed.  Monetary donations are also accepted; please make checks payable to Project HOPE Food Bank, and give to our HOPE Representative:  Ruth Ann Herman.

  • Our church will be sponsoring a booth at the Bessemer Firemen's fair next Saturday, October 22. We are asking for monetary donations to help defray the cost. We will be selling Hot Dogs, Walking Tacos, Pop, & Water. Donations can be given to Karen Hutch or Roberta Gibson.  The proceeds will go to the Church’s General Fund.  Thank you in advance for helping to make this a profitable fund raiser for our church. 
  •  The deadline to submit information for the November 2016 newsletter is next Sunday, October 23. The November 2016 newsletter will be passed out on Sunday, October 30.

  • 4G Bible Study will meet Monday, October 24, 6:30 pm at MOCO House.

  • The Mission/Evangelism Committee is collecting items for Operation Christmas Child.  The following items are needed for the month of October:  school supplies, pencils, pens, rulers, erasers, small note pads, crayons, and small coloring books.  Please put your donations in the red bin under the MISSION Bulletin Board in the entry way.  Thank you.

  • Pastor Nathan is on study leave this week beginning Saturday, October 15-Friday, October 21.  He will resume his normal duties on Saturday, October 22.  In case of an emergency while Pastor Nathan is away from the office, please contact Beth Ann Nord 724-657-4241 (Cell).

Local Happenings

  • North Beaver Fire Department Braised Steak Dinner is today, October 16, 11:30am-2pm at Mount Jackson Fire Hall.  The cost is Adults $12.00 and Children 5-12 $6.00.  Take Outs are available!

  • Mt. Jackson Church Fall Bible study on Sunday’s-10/16, 10/30, 11/6, and 11/20 from 6 pm.-7:30 pm.  They will do a series on:  The Reason for God.  How could a loving God send people to Hell? Why does he allow suffering? Can one religion be right and others wrong? We will affirm that our Christian faith is a sound rational belief as we tackle these questions and others.

  • Bessemer Mohawk Rotary Club Spaghetti Dinner is next Sunday, October 23 from 11:30 am-2 pm at Mohawk H.S. Cafeteria.  The cost is Adults $9.00 and Children (under 12) $4.50.  Tickets can be purchased from Karen Hutch or Sally Cunningham.

F.D. Campbell Library News

*Tech Time-Mondays, 12 pm

*Story Time-Every Thursday, 2 pm (Note:  Story Time has changed the time for the month of October)

*Adult Coloring-Every Friday, 1 pm

*Book Club-Tuesday, October 18, 5:30 pm

 *Art Therapy-Saturday, October 22, 2 pm

  •  Book Club: Tuesday, October 18, 5:30 pm.  This month’s Title is:  “A Season in Purgatory” by Dominick Dunne.  Call 724-667-7939 to reserve your copy.
  • Adult Art Therapy:  Saturday, October 22, 2 pm.  Join as we create beautiful Fall Grapevine Wreaths.  There is a $ 5.00 charge for this program, and RSVP is required by October 15.