WHAT ARE YOU BRINGING TO OUR HOMECOMING DINNER?
Much of the meal for Homecoming Sunday next week will be provided; however, we need people to provide tortilla chips, desserts and drink. Click here to see the needs list within CCB. If you have questions, please call the office at (513) 752-9819 or email office@withamsville.church. Leave a message if you get the recording and someone will respond as soon as possible.

MEN’S CLASS BEGINS SEPT. 12; WOMEN’S CLASS BEGINS SEPT. 19
The men’s class begins Sunday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. and features the series Transformed: Embracing Our True Identity and Purpose. The first meeting for the women will be Sunday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m., and they will study Priscilla Shirer’s book Gideon: Your Weakness. God’s Strength.

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 records 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

Russ Finneran is recovering from knee surgery.
Lori Lang’s grandfather passed away on Monday.
Jeff Painter’s aunt, Diana, is fighting cancer.
Scott Blum, Sean Summers’ stepfather, has been diagnosed with Lyme disease.
McKayla’s great-grandfather passed away this week.
For all the people and Christians in Afghanistan.

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

Please send prayer requests and other Newsletter information to office@withamsville.church. Note: 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.

COMMUNITY GIVEAWAY IS SATURDAY, SEPT. 11
Mark your calendars for our annual Community Giveaway. We need your gently used items to fill our tables for those who need it most. We will also need volunteers to staff the event, which runs from 9 a.m. till noon on Sept. 11. Look for more details and a sign-up sheet coming soon!

MID-WESTERN CHILDREN’S HOME SEEKING PART-TIME SECRETARY
Mid-Western Children’s Home needs a secretary part-time. Available candidates, or for more information, please contact Barry Boverie via email barry.boverie@mid-western.org or by phone (513) 877-2008.

ROCKs events are for our children ages 1 through grade 5. Children are encouraged to bring friends to all ROCKs fun activities!
Sept. 19 – ROCKs Skating Party – 1:30 p.m.
See the full calendar of ROCKs events.

COMING EVENTS
Aug. 22 – Youth Group Welcome – 3 p.m.
Aug. 24 – Summer Service – 10 a.m.
Sept. 4 – Sports N’ Stuff – 11 a.m.
Sept. 17 – Girls Sleepover – 5:30 p.m.
Sept. 18 – Boverie Bonfire – 5 p.m.
See more events

SUNDAY MORNING
Adult Classes
This Sunday will be the final session of the second half of our series on Israel’s Old Testament leaders. 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 on Aug. 22. For Homecoming Sunday, the nursery class, the 2-and 3-year-old class, and the 4-year-olds through kindergarten class will meet as usual at 9 a.m. Children in grades 1 through 5 will be with their parents in the auditorium for our special class that day. We will also hold Children’s Bible Hour as usual except that, that the older children will be downstairs.

Youth Classes
High School and Middle School will be meeting together for our summer series “Summer in the Psalms.” For Homecoming Sunday, youth will join the adults in the auditorium.

WEDNESDAY EVENING
Adult Class
God Is . . .
Our Wednesday summer series for adults and youth wraps up this week as Christian Thompson leads us in God Is King. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m.

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. Those who were promoted from the fifth-grade class to the youth group on Sunday, Aug. 22 are considered part of the youth group and will meet in the Fellowship Hall

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