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November 18 2018

Music Group Meeting/Sanctuary                                               8:45 AM

Prayer Meeting/Pastor’s Office                                                 9:10 AM

Christian Education Classes                                                     9:30 AM
Youth and Children’s classes meet in the basement classrooms. For adults, The Wired Word meets in the East Library Wing and The Parables of Jesus a DVD-based study of Jesus as Storyteller, meets in the basement.

Worship Service                                                                       10:30 AM
Singing: Music Group & Congregation
Scripture:  Psalm 34:1-8 by Keith Amstutz
Scripture: Hebrews 6:1-12 by Linda Stogdill
Children’s Story by Chris Payne
Singing: Amazing Grace –Red Book # 107
Message: ‘Basics for Your Faith Journey’ –Hebrews 6:1-12
Singing: Be Thou My Vision –Blue Book # 545, Vs. 1, 2 & 5
Pastoral Prayer
Offering: Church Helping Fund/Offertory by Jennifer Ball
Blessing & Sending: In the Bulb There is a Flower –Blue Book # 614

Offerings on November 25 will support an effort by Iowa Churches to gather supplies and pack Mennonite Central Committee Relief Kits.

Wednesday: No Pioneer Club this week/Thanksgiving Break
Dec 2: Advent & The New Christian Year begins
Dec 16: 4:00 Community Christmas Caroling
Dec 24: 6:00 PM Christmas Eve Program/Candle lighting
Jan 6: Communion in Worship Service
Jan 13: Emma & Jared Redding Commissioning/Noon Potluck Meal
Jan 19: 1:30 Annual Membership Business Meeting
Jan 26-27: Meetings with Brian Hershberger of the CMC Conference

Fall Auction Proceeds totaled $10,840.00 that will be used for Christmas Card gifts to mission families and for a Missionary Support Fund.  Thank-you to each contributor, baker, maker, bidder and buyer.

Road to Bethlehem is a live outdoor Nativity on Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 at the First Baptist Church of Farmington.  Visitors will be taken on a 15 minute outdoor tour while experiencing the scenes of the Christmas story and the death and resurrection of Jesus.  If you’d like more information you may contact the church at 319-878-3735.

Name Change: Growing Hope Globally is the new name for The Davis County Share-the-Harvest parent group—formerly known as Foods Resource Bank.  Chris Payne now serves as the local secretary of Share-the-Harvest and Keith Amstutz is the treasurer.

Our Daily Bread devotional guides for December-January-February may be found in the foyer hallway, Reading Table and The Welcome Table.

Birthdays & Anniversaries November 19 thru November 25:
Montie & Amy Wuthrich-November 19;

Messages Until Christmas
November 25: ‘God’s Promises to You” –Hebrews 6:13-29
December 2: Original Songs of Christmas: Zechariah’s Song
December 9: Original Songs of Christmas: The Angel’s Song
December 16: Original Songs of Christmas: Mary’s Song
December 23: Original Songs of Christmas: Simeon’s Song

Oh, Smile! Church Bulletin Bloopers
Today’s Hymn of Response: “I Love Thee My Ford”


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