Wrapping up our "Did You Hear the One About..." sermon series before next Sunday's Worship in the Park,
this Sunday Rev. Jim Warren will ask, "Did You Hear the One About... Finding Riches?"
In Matthew 13:44-46, two short parables illustrate the shedding
Come worship and learn, and also receive a gift of music, Jesus, Savior, Lord, I Adore You, sung by the Chancel Choir at the 9:00 a.m. traditional service. As always, you can count on toe-tapping music by our band at the 10:15 progressive One and All service in Fellowship Hall. Enjoy a light breakfast while you worship. Bring a friend!
of all that is unnecessary in order to have what is truly necessary and valuable.
Please check your bulletins or The Messenger for details about NEXT Sunday's10:15 Worship in the Park. Family and friends are welcome! A brief 9:00 service will be held at FCC for those who prefer.
Gifts for Another Table:
Non-perishable food items brought to church during September will be given to Center for Hope Food Pantry. Needed items include: rice & rice dinners, pasta of any kind, pasta sauce, Hamburger Helper, dinner meals, cereal, mashed/ boxed potatoes, and canned vegetables.
Don't Miss It
Activities/Events at Our Church
9:00 a.m. Traditional Worship in
Worship and Wonder in
after Time for
10:15 a.m. Sunday School for Adults
10:15 a.m. One and All service in
CARD SHOWER: Jim & Helen Fry
: Unemployed and underemployed
OSF St. JOSEPH: Erma McDaniel
AWAITING TESTS/SURGERY: Sherry-Blessing Varner, Mary Smart, Sharon Warren
AFTERCARE: Richard Brandt, Sue Brumme, Mary Helen Haskell, Myra Komnick, Peggy O'Neal, Patty Schultz, Hunter Trefzger
TREATMENT: Mary Moran, Helen Joyce Barclay
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to John Trefzger who turns 95 on September 4.
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!
Evelyn Kosier, Given Kosier
Trish Logan, Marcia Christensen
9:00 Martin & Sue Ross
10:15 Drew & Jenny Henneberg
Jr. Deacons: Seth Newton, Sadie Newton
Ryan Newton, Gary Thompson
Leslie Frizzell, Gregg Kiesewetter
Mike Robinson, Naomi Kosier
Ron & Nancy Gramley
Matt & Naomi Kosier, Darrell & Teri Arvik
Time for Children: Tamara Shields
Video Tech: Todd Chapman
Worship & Wonder Greeter:
Jim Warren - Matthew 13:44-46
; "Did You Hear the One About ... Finding Riches?" These two short parables illustrate the shedding of all that is unnecessary in order to have what is truly necessary and valuable.
Things to Do While
You Are at Church
Sign up for a Prayer Group!
Groups will soon begin meeting during a variety of times/days, so turn in your preferences now.
There are still forms
at the Information Center for last-minute signups. Learn more on the website at
Pick up a Wednesday Supper Club
at the Information Center. Signups for the September 19 5:00 meal at Cracker Barrel will be at the Information Center on September 16, or you can indicate your participation on an attendance pad now.
Encourage a friend to write his or her email address on an attendance pad if he or she isn't currently getting emailed newsletters. There is a new attractive and handy electronic version of
The Messenger that your friends might like.
Make a new friend! Greet a visitor. Greet someone another member has greeted! Several contacts truly make a person feel welcome. A great resource for helping a visitor is the bulletin, and you can also walk them to the Information Center for another warm greeting and more information.
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. Our Check-Ins continue to increase. Keep up the great work!
Ministry Quick Links
Also find us on
See the Youth Bulletin Board in the Centrum for Youth news and opportunities.
Children and Youth Sunday School and Youth Groups are on Summer break! They will start back up on September 16.
We will no longer have meals at Youth Groups. Kids for Christ (Kindergarten through 2nd grade) will only meet on the first Sunday of the month, as per tradition. Meetings are from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. on Sundays and guests are invited.
The Church Office will be closed
in observance of
Brown Bag Bible Bunch meets at
noon on Wednesdays. The group is studying 1 Timothy. Bring a lunch to the conference room and join the study. All are welcome!
Handbell Rehearsals begin
Disciples Women's Ministries meets September 6.
Worship in the Park
at Fairview Park
9:00 a.m. Short, traditional service at church
10:15 a.m. Service at the park
11:00 a.m. Potluck lunch
12:00 p.m. Softball game
Promotion Sunday is September 16
This is also the first day of Sunday School for Children & Youth, and Youth Group for grades 3-12.
Sharing FAITH beyond the FCC walls. Opportunities to be involved in our community...
Want to help
by providing a meal?
If you would like to help provide meals for the Warren family, please follow the steps below:
- Go to the web site: takethemameal.com
- Type in "Warren" for the family name
- The Password: Godisgood
- Sign up for the time(s) when you would like to supply a meal, and just follow the simple steps for delivery.