Worship This Weekend
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Rev. Jim Warren is back with us Sunday and will be preaching about God's abundance at both the 9:00 a.m. traditional service and 10:15 a.m. progressive One and All service.  The sermon is, " Enough, and More than Enough," and will reference Exodus 16:2-3, 9-15.   This is the story of God providing food for the Israelites as they wandered in the wilderness. God gives us enough, and more than enough. Ours is a God of abundance.
   
The Chancel Choir will lead us in hymns at the 9:00 service, and are preparing a wonderful gift of music just for you!  We will also have special music by Holly Irvin (flute) and Brian Thompson (clarinet).  Don't miss it!  At the progressive 10:15 One and All service, the band will be great, as usual!  Grab a coffee and light breakfast in Fellowship Hall shortly after 10 and get ready for a unique worship experience.    
   
A message about Gifts for Another Table:
September is the month we collect items for St. Vincent De Paul.  Non-perishable food items needed include boxed rice dinners, pasta and sauce, potato dinners with sauce, Hamburger Helper, instant mashed potatoes, and canned vegetables and fruit.  
Don't Miss It

Activities/Events at Our Church THIS Weekend

Sunday:   

           
9:00 a.m.         Traditional Worship in
                             Sanctuary
                         Worship and Wonder for children
                             age 4 through 2nd grade

                             (begins after Time for Children) 

10:15 a.m.       Sunday School for Adults  
                             (Sunshine Class) and for  
                             Children/Youth 

10:15 a.m.       One and All Progressive
                              Worship in Fellowship Hall    
 
5:00 to 6:30 p.m.   Youth Group for Grades 6-12 
Prayer Concerns

CARD SHOWER:   Marilyn Thompson 
 
PRAYER FOCUS:   Recovery from natural disasters

 

UNDERGOING TREATMENT: Sharon Warren

 

HOSPICE: Linda Harweger, Virginia Warren

 

OSF ST. JOSEPH: Cleo Colaw, Eugene Hunter

 

AFTERCARE: Kaleigh Menken, Neil Sallee, Marilyn Thompson, Fred Varner

 

BIRTH: Grace Renea Irwin was born September 12 to Chris & Stacy Irwin. Grandparents are Jim & Deb Underhill.

 

JOYS: Happy 91st Birthday to Marilyn Thompson on September 27th.


Serving this Sunday 

Please note:  This is current data as of Friday Email publishing date.  If you know of changes to your own duties, please continue as you have planned.   Thank you!

Acolyte:  Jeremiah Hall
Child Care:  Trish Logan, Amy Nichols
Deacons:   9:00 Dan & Amy Naughton
10:15Tom Crutchley, James or Libby Nussbaum
Jr. Deacons:  Austin Metz, Gabe Warren
Driver:  Gary Thompson
Elders:   Al & Beverly Leight
Homebound Elders:  Art & Camille Taylor
Fellowship Host:  Tamara Shields
Fill Candles:   Mark Gramley
Greeters:  Pete Whitmer, May Jackson
Information Center Host:  Vicki Hall
Scripture:   Martin Ross
Sound Tech:  Dave Phillis
Time for Children:  Tamara Shields
Video Tech:  James Nussbaum
Worship & Wonder Greeter:   Heather Damery
Pulpit:  Jim Warren -- Exodus 16:2-3, 9-15 -- "Enough, and More than Enough."  This is the story of God providing food for the Israelites as they wandered in the wilderness.  God gives us enough, and more than enough.  Ours is a God of abundance.
 
Reminders
Things to Do While
You Are at Church

Bring a travel-size item for Operation Santa (a Disciples Women's effort) for military men and women and leave it near the Information Center.  See The Messenger for details.

Bring your Box Tops for Education for Bent School.  Place them in the Disciples Women's Ministries mailbox near the office and they will be taken to the school by May Jackson.  Thank you!
 
Check In on Facebook while you are at church.  And at the One and All service feel free to use your device for social media, to share photos and thoughts about your worship experience as it happens.  

Make a new friend!  Greet a visitor.  Show folks around and help them with questions they might have.  Invite them to worship and/or to share fellowship over a cup of coffee or breakfast treat.  The bulletin is a great source of information for visitors, as is the Information Center.  Let's be a welcoming church!   

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Youth News

Youth Group (grades 3 through 12) and Sunday School for children and youth meet this Sunday.  Youth Group starts at 5:00 p.m. Please note that starting this Sunday there will only be a meal on the first Sunday of the month. 
Upcoming
 
Brown Bag Bible Bunch meets at noon on Wednesdays. The group is studying 1 Thessalonians.  Bring a lunch to the conference room and join the study!

Choir Christmas Party September 27 at 7:00 p.m., with choir rehearsal 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.  We will preview the musical "The Wonder of Christmas"

 

Disciples Women's Ministries meets October 5 at 1:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.  Leslie Frizzell will be the presenter.

 

Mission Trip to St. Louis October 20-22

 

Heritage Sunday October 22

 

Discernment Sessions October 29 and November 12.  See The Messenger for details. 

 

Sharing FAITH beyond the FCC walls.  Opportunities to be involved in our community...
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It's our turn to give to help those who are suffering from natural disasters in our country and around the world.   
 
As has been given to you, may you give to others.  

 -- Jim Warren, in The Messenger


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