HOMECOMING SUNDAY TWO WEEKS AWAY
Join us as we celebrate Building the Kingdom with our church family on Sunday, Aug. 29. A meal will follow services and provide time for fellowship with friends – new and old. The main portion of the meal will be provided by the church, but we will need volunteers to provide tortilla chips, desserts and drinks. Please see the needs list within CCB.
 
If you haven’t responded to the invitation yet, please let us know you are coming by calling the office at (513) 752-9819 or emailing office@withamsville.church. Please reach out to former members and friends as well to let them know we would love to see them.
 
COMING SOON! MEN’S AND WOMEN’S CLASSES
Beginning September 12 and continuing through October, men’s and women’s classes will be held on alternating Sundays, which we hope will allow more parents to attend. These classes are intended to encourage our spiritual development in ways that we don’t get a chance to normally. Thanks to all who participated in the recent survey to help us figure out the best days and times for the classes. More details coming soon! 
 
GIVING FROM THE HEART
In 2 Corinthians 9:7, we read “Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” Your contributions support God’s work through our church at Withamsville. The contribution box is on the table where you pick up communion. If you prefer, you can also mail your check or donate online through CCB.

 

If you cannot join us in person this Sunday, please join through our YouTube Livestream.

  • Bible class starts at 9 a.m. — Great Leaders of Israel, Part 2 click here
  • Worship service starts at 10 a.m. — Hope of Heaven click here

Thank you for clicking the “like” button on YouTube under each class and sermon. This is helping make our online outreach to the community more effective! Our attendance and contributions record can be found at the end of this email.

AUGUST PRAYER FOCUS
That we will pray that God’s grace will abound to us, so that in all things we will abound in every good work.  (2 Cor 9:8)

PRAYER REQUESTS

  • Tony Corbin, Donna Corbin’s brother, has COVID. Please pray for his recovery and his family as they are exposed to the virus.
  • The family of Linda Moyer who passed away on Aug. 8
  • Jeff Painter’s aunt, Diana, is fighting cancer.
  • Phillip Taylor’s coworker, Karen Sundeladge, died Aug. 8 after battling cancer
  • Former church members Jack Adams and Ron French are both having health concerns.
  • Scott Blum, Sean Summers’ stepfather in the hospital with viral and neurological problems

PRAY FOR OUR EXPECTING MOTHERS
Shara Aubrey – Due Oct. 8

Please send prayer requests and other Newsletter information to office@withamsville.churchNote: Prayer requests are left on this list for 1-3 weeks depending on the nature of the request. If you would like your prayer request left on longer, please let us know.


FOOD AND CHILDCARE RETURNING TO CELEBRATE RECOVERY
Celebrate Recovery is looking for volunteers to prepare and serve desserts for our Monday evening meetings. We also need volunteers for child care. Contact Rich link at rklinkjr@yahoo.com if you can help this community outreach ministry.
 
ROCKs events are for our children ages 1 through grade 5. Children are encouraged to bring friends to all ROCKs fun activities! 
See the full calendar of ROCKs events.


COMING EVENTS
Aug. 18 – Wednesday Hangout – 6 p.m.
Aug. 21 – Sports N’ Stuff – 11 a.m.
Aug. 22 – Youth Group Welcome – 3 p.m.
Aug. 24 – Summer Service – 10 a.m.

See more events.

SUNDAY MORNING
Adult Classes
Great Leaders of Israel, Part 2, Mark Jordan and Keith Baker
The second half of our series on Israel’s Old Testament leaders runs through Aug. 29. The previously scheduled Ephesians class will be moved to next year. Please join Mark Jordan and Keith Baker as they identify these great leaders and highlight key events associated with each.

Children’s Classes
All children’s classes are meeting as normal.

Youth Classes
High School and Middle School will be meeting together for our summer series “Summer in the Psalms.” 

WEDNESDAY EVENING
Adult Class
God is . . . Wednesday summer services for adults and youth will meet in the Fellowship Hall and include singing, praise and an exploration of who our “God Is . . . “ Each week will focus on a different attribute of our amazing and awesome God. The topic for August 18 is God Is the Waymaker led by Mike Gulley.

Children’s Classes
Children should report directly to their classrooms at 7 p.m., not meeting in the auditorium beforehand.

Youth Classes

Will meet at 6 p.m. for our usual Hangout time. At 7, we will join the adults in the Fellowship Hall for the “God is… ” series.

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