Announcements

PUMPKIN PATCH

With October brings the annual Pumpkin Patch fundraiser.  This is an extremely beneficial event to our Children/Student ministries .  Please consider signing up to work multiple shifts—many hands make light work.  There is a sign-up sheet/schedule located at the Information Table.  The pumpkins will be delivered on October 5 at 4:00 pm if you are available to come and help unload the pumpkins.  


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed for the Special Needs Day at the Morgan County Fair, Wednesday, September 26, from 9 am to 2 pm. The purpose is to assist teachers and parents with getting Special Needs children on and off rides, and from one ride to another. If you can arrive by 8:30 am and stay the entire time, or come help at any point in between, it will be greatly appreciated and you will be truly blessed.  Please contact Mrs. Tammy Benton with any questions.  


LOAVES MINISTRY

On Saturday, October 6, we will be packing sack lunches (sandwich, chips, and cookie or brownie) to take to people in the ICU waiting room at Decatur Morgan Hospital. We will also provide a tray of sandwiches or pot of soup, etc. and a dessert for the nurses working in ICU. We will meet at the church at 10:30 a.m. to pack the lunches. There is a sign-up sheet at the Information Table to help with the sack lunches. Anyone interested in volunteering to prepare something for the nurses please contact Tammy Benton.    


T-SHIRT ORDER

We're doing another round of T-shirt sales! If you missed out on the first order, now is your chance! These are great tools for outreach. They're a 50/50 poly-cotton blend. You can order sizes Youth Small to Adult 5XL. Shirts are $10 each or $15 for sizes 2XL+. Sign– ups are available at the Welcome Center  


SUNDAY EVENING SCHEDULE

 
The Sunday evening schedule will go as follows:                  6:00 pm-6:30 pm—Worship Service for All Ages                  6:30 pm—6:35 pm—Break                  6:30 pm-7:15 pm—Classes for all ages


UNDIE SUNDAY

Clothe Our Kids of North Alabama is in need of restocking their shelves.  If you can help, please bring underwear, socks, toothpaste, deodorant, and toothbrushes to the collection box beside the Activity Room.  We will be collecting items every Sunday in September.  


SUNDAY EVENING DISCIPLESHIP CLASSES

Beginning Sunday evening, September 16, at 6:00 pm, we will offer the following discipleship classes. 

* Old Testament Survey- Facilitator—Bro. Fred Bueto—This study will look at the major divisions of the Old Testament in order to appreciate the work of God in preparing for the coming of Christ into the world.  It is the story of redemption that contains a lot of interesting and familiar stories - Room 308 * Christian Doctrine-  Facilitator—Greg Ethridge– In this study we will observe some of the doctrines that we follow in our faith. We look at what we believe, and why we believe it - Room 305 * Christian Ethics- Facilitator—Ray Howard—The seven week study of “Learning to Live Beyond Yourself!” by Beth Moore will have group participation.  The book of Galatians will be the primary book that we will be using. No lesson books will be used - Conference Room * The Dangers of Social Media — Facilitator—Jeremy Meetze—This a study for adults and parents of teens. We will look at different forms of social media and the dangers they can bring. We will also have a guest speaker one week to go over some of these dangers - Fellowship Hall * Seamless—Facilitator—Doris Bueto—This is a video-based study for women.  In seven sessions, Seamless covers the people, places, and promises of the Bible, tying them together into the greater story of Scripture.  Participants in this study will gain an overarching understanding of the fundamental layout and meaning of the Bible.  Participant guides will be available for a cost of $10 each - Room 303    

 



BIBLE STUDY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

Song of Solomon  


SENIOR ADULT BIBLE STUDY

We will be starting a mid-week Bible study for Senior Adults beginning in October on Thursday mornings at 10 am.  We will be going through Tony Evans study Detours. If you have any questions see Jeremy Meetze.  


PROMISELAND PRESCHOOL

This is "C" week at Promiseland.  In music, we will be singing "C" songs. In science, we will be doing a "Let there be light" experiment. In art, we will be making a "Days of Creation" mini book. For our theme day, we will be "A Blank Page" devotion and craft.  This week's Bible theme is "Commandments". Our Bible vocabulary word is "keep". Our verse for the week is: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments." John 14:15. Our character of God is "love" from 1 John 4:8.