Sixth Sunday After Pentecost-July 16, 2017-10 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 72; Revelations 2:1-17, 22-27

Message by Dr. Andrew Walls

Announcements

  • There will be a Coffee Hour after worship today in the overflow room next to the sanctuary. 

  • Our church will be sponsoring a booth at the Bessemer Firemen’s Fair on Saturday, July 29.  We are asking for monetary donations to help defray the cost.  We will be selling Hot Dogs, Chips, Pie & Ice Cream, Pop and Water.  Donations can be given to Karen Hutch or Roberta Gibson.  The proceeds will go to the Churchs General Fund.  Thank you in advance for helping to make this a profitable fund raiser for our church. 

  • The following items are needed for Project HOPE: Canned Vegetables, and/or any other non-perishable 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 following items are needed for the Project Hope Back to School Project:  Erasers, Glue Sticks, Pencil Boxes, Pens, Pencils, Expo Markers, Spiral Notebooks and Backpacks.  Monetary donations are most welcome; please make checks payable to Project HOPE and give to Ruth Ann Herman, our HOPE representative.  Thank you in advance for your support!  All items are to be at the church by Sunday, July 30!   

  • We are on Summer Worship Schedule until Sunday, August 20.  Worship at 10:00 am.

  • Pastor Nathan is on vacation through Thursday, July 27.  In case of an emergency from Thursday, July 13-Sunday, July 30:  Please contact Beth Ann Nord 724-657-4241 (Cell) or Brad McKim 724-651-2937 (Cell).  Pastor Nathan will be at the Young Adult retreat the weekend of Friday, July 28-Sunday, July 30.  He will resume his duties on Monday, July 31.  Funeral coverage will be provided by Paul Hawkins.
  • 4G Young Adult Retreat is Friday-Sunday, July 28-30!

Local Happenings

The Officers of the Mohawk Area Alumni Association have met to discuss the upcoming 9th Reunion to be held on Saturday, August 5 at 6 pm in the Mohawk High School Cafeteria.  The Class of 1966 will be in charge of the Registration and the Class of 1968 will be in charge of the Refreshments.  The Class of 1967 will be the Honorees.

Bessemer Firemen’s Festival

July 28, 2017-July 30, 2017

Friday, July 28:  A free community picnic sponsored by the fire department at 5 pm. A car show will follow at 5:30. Then the Rover Band will present a show at 6 p.m. and kids’ firemen’s games will begin.  Saturday, July 29:  The day will feature vendors beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing all day.  A parade will take place at 11 a.m. and at noon, fireman’s competition games will begin.  A bike show is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. At 1 p.m. entries will be accepted for the “Who thinks they have the Best Pie” competition.  At 5 p.m. a Duck Derby will take place and at 7 p.m. the Wrangler Band will perform.  Adult beverages will be sold on both days to adults age 21 and over with an ID.  The event will also feature a $1,000 cash prize raffle based on the state lottery and a Chinese Auction. There will also be a Dunk Tank booth.  Sunday, July 30:  The event will conclude with a 10 am Community Church Service.  All events will take place near the Bessemer Fire Station. Streets will be closed during some of the festivities.