The Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost-Reformation Sunday, October 30, 2016 10:45 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Jeremiah 31:31-34; Psalm 46; Ephesians 2:1-10; Luke 18:9-14

Message:  "Christian Clinches, Pt. 6:"  Not Good Enough to Get Into Heaven    Rev. Leslie

Announcements

  • The Evangelism are selling candles for the Christmas Season as a fundraising to help cover mission donations and projects.  The 8 oz. candles are from Adam’s Creek Candles.  In today’s bulletin are the  order forms.  The deadline to place your order is Sunday, November 13.  The candle orders can be picked up at the church on Sunday, December 4. 

  • Mohawk Area Women (men, non-church members also included) will hold our fall meeting on Friday, November 4, at MOCO House. Brunch will begin at 10:00 am followed by a program featuring Captain Christopher Williams from the Salvation Army, at 10:30 am.  You are asked to bring a gift for the Salvation Army Christmas drive if you wish to contribute. Gifts for teen boys are especially needed. Ax15 spray and sports items have been suggested. 

  • Holy Communion will be observed next Sunday, November 6.

  • The Loose Offering will go to the Deacons’ to aid in their ministry next Sunday, November 6.

  • Deacons will meet on Monday, November 7 at 6 pm.

  • Session will meet on Monday, November 7 at 7 pm.

  • Our Ham Loaf Dinner will be held on Saturday, November 12 from 5-7 p.m.  Everyone’s help and efforts are needed to make this a success. There is two yellow sign-up sheets on the narthex table one for donations and the other for Helpers.  If you are able to donate and/or help please sign the sheet with your name and donation, all donations (Accept pies and cakes) need to be here by Thursday, November 10.

  • 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.

  • The Mission/Evangelism Committee is collecting items for Operation Christmas Child.  The following items are needed for the month of November:  small balls, jump robes, crayons, and small notebooks.   Please put your donations in the red bin under the MISSION Bulletin Board in the entry way.  Thank you.  The committee is planning to pack these boxes on Friday, November 4 at 5 pm.  Everyone is invited to join in the fun and fellowship with a light supper of Pizza.  If you have packed a shoe box on your own, please bring it with you.  On the following Sunday, November 6 the boxes will be blessed in church before they are sent on their way.

  • Project HOPE Christmas Project:  There is 56 families in the Mohawk area who will be receiving joy this season from HOPE.  Ruth Ann Herman is willing to do the shopping and wrapping for her families, but we need to money for these gifts.  Please give your monetary donation to Ruth Ann Herman in November so she has lots of time to shop and have items ready to give her families on December 10.

  • Please be watching for the hat and glove tree in the narthex.  Your donations of all sizes of hats and gloves can be placed on the tree before Sunday, December 4.  Your donations will be given to the families in need.

Local Happenings

  • Mt. Jackson Church Fall Bible study on Sunday’s-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.

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