OCT. 23, 2022
BRING A FRIEND DAY THIS SUNDAY
Invite your friends and neighbors to our Sunday morning service this week. We will have coffee and donuts in the Fellowship Hall before class and between class and service.
Looking for five or six “strong” workers to help move a family on Saturday, Oct. 29. The start time is still up in the air, but we should be done in two or three hours. Contact Mark Mason at (513) 284-4501 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
CUMO COAT DRIVE UNDERWAY
We will be collecting new and gently used winter coats for kids of all sizes through Oct. 30. Hats, gloves, and scarves are also appreciated. Donation boxes are in the lobby.
THE CHRISTMAS PLAY IS COMING!
ROCKs kids (through 5th grade) should sign up for the new Christmas play and circle if they would like to be considered for a speaking part. Kids must be present for both of the practices – Dec. 18 (after church) and Dec. 21 – to participate. Sign up deadline is Oct. 30. See Shara Aubrey or Sara Faison if you have any questions.
GOD LOVES A CHEERFUL GIVER
Your financial gifts help the church continue our work here and around the world. You can give by placing cash or check in the contribution box, mailing your check to the church, or giving online through CCB.
SECURITY CAMERAS INSTALLED
Security cameras have been installed to monitor our parking lot and the entrances to the building. This is a proactive measure to ensure the safety of our congregation. Nothing serious has happened, and we hope this helps keep it that way.
SUNDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY GROUP
A Bible study group will meet at the church building on Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. Everyone is welcome to attend.
If you need a room in the church for a special event or meeting, please submit a completed Building & Media Request Form to reserve your spot.
If you cannot join us in person this Sunday, please join through our YouTube live stream.
- Bible class starts at 9 a.m. — The Patriarchs
- Worship service starts at 10 a.m. – Healing Hearts, Part 6
Thank you for clicking the “like” button in YouTube under each class and sermon.
OCTOBER PRAYER FOCUS
Pray that we will find opportunity to do good to all people and especially to one another. Galatians 6:9-10 (NIV): Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.
- Pat Roller, Jim Farley’s mother-in-law, is in Mercy hospital after a liver biopsy
- Sara Knapp’s mother, Barbra Privett. is currently being treated at Mercy West for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She is unable to walk, and they are having trouble managing her pain. The family is weighing treatment options for this unexpected diagnosis. Pray for Barbra and the family as they work through this difficult time.
- Tamara Myers is in a treatment center for 30 days. You can encourage her with cards or letters at Warriors for Christ, 84 E. Mound Street, Jackson, OH 45640.
- Abby Pauley should be getting final approval on her mission trip soon.
- Carol Lynnheart, a friend of Judy Tennant, will be having foot surgery
- Marlene Menz will be having a medical procedure at Anderson Mercy soon
Send prayer requests and newsletter information to email@example.com.
- Bring a Friend Day – Sunday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m.
- Sunday Evening Bible Study – Oct. 23, 6 p.m.
- Siena Gardens Service – Oct. 28, 4 p.m.
ROCKs events are for children ages 1 through grade 5. Children are encouraged to bring friends to all ROCKs fun activities!
- Christmas Play sign-up deadline – Sunday, Oct. 30. Sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board.
Youth Group is for young people in grades 6 through 12. Youth are encouraged to invite friends to participate in studies and activities
Building Stronger Marriages – Fellowship Hall
This class will outline God’s full purpose for your marriage and teach skills to equip you to be a godly spouse.
The Patriarchs – Auditorium
God established the nation of Israel through the patriarchs – Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob – whose stories are found in Genesis 12-50. Come grow in your understanding of this important history.
College and Young Adults Class
For this quarter, the college students and young adults will meet in the Fellowship Hall for the Building Stronger Marriages class.
Jesus Who? Wes Aubrey/Mark Mason – Youth House
For kids in grades 6-8. This class is the first step this year into understanding who Jesus is and why He plays such an important role throughout the Bible and in our lives today.
Wisdom Living James, Christian Thompson/Nathan Daughety – Youth House
For students in grades 9-12. James, the brother of Jesus, writes a letter to the churches throughout the known world. His purpose is to bring out honest, practical, nuggets of wisdom to apply to our everyday lives.
Children’s Classes– Lower-level classrooms, 4-K in the loft
This week’s lesson is Zephaniah Warned God’s People to Repent (Zephaniah) as the children continue this unit on repentance.
Adults – All To Us, Joe Pauley
During this fall quarter, we’ll be studying Colossians and celebrating the supremacy of Christ throughout this book.
Youth –Sermon on the Mount: Living the High Life
Regular Hangout Time at 6 p.m. with the new class Sermon on the Mount: Living the High Life beginning at 7 p.m.
Children – Kid ages 2-4 are in the loft and kids grades k-5 meet at the pavilion for Running Club classes with Sara Faison and Monica Moore.
We try to run all of your announcements and prayer requests in the newsletter. It is greatly appreciated that information is to the office by the following deadlines (knowing that you cannot always predict your need for prayer).
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