Worship This Weekend
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Rev. Neal Kentch joins us this Sunday, as he will do throughout July.  He will be preaching at both services on Revelation 21:1-6a.  His sermon title:  The Beginning and the End. 
  
We will be blessed with a solo by Jeff Courtright at the 9:00 a.m. traditional service.  At the 10:15 a.m. One and All progressive service, the band will enhance our worship experience with their lively tunes.  Come to Fellowship Hall to worship and enjoy a light breakfast!
 
Special note about parking this Sunday:  Street parking around the church will again be at a premium because of an event at the Coliseum down the street. If you are able, please park in the Pantagraph lot or the lot catty-corner from the church on Monroe and Lee Streets, so that those who need to park closer can use the main lot.  If you prefer to park on one of the streets, you may try to arrive a bit earlier.
   
food_drive_girl.jpg Gifts for Another Table:
This is our last Sunday to bring items for the Ministry and More food pantry. Won't you bring a couple of items?  Needed are rice and rice dinners, potato dinners, pasta of any kind, pasta sauce, Hamburger Helper, dinner meals, cereal, mashed/boxed potatoes, and canned fruits and vegetables. Thank you!
Don't Miss It
Activities/Events at Our Church
THIS Weekend

Sunday:   
 
Throughout the morning
                          Mary & Martha items  
                            ordered 
                            available for pickup 
                            (Centrum)
 
9:00 a.m.          Traditional Worship in the
                            Sanctuary       
           
10:00 a.m         Sunday School for Adults
                            (Conference Room)
  
10:15 a.m.        One and All Progressive  
                            Service (Fellowship Hall)  

Prayer Concerns
   
CARD SHOWER: Bob & Gail Corbett    
 
PRAYER FOCUS : Freedom 
  
AWAITING TESTS/SURGERY: Richard Malone
 
TREATMENT: Forrest Kaufman, Paula Robb
   
AFTERCARE:  
  • Bob Corbett
  • Tom Crutchley
  • Jim Fry
  • Art Headley
  • Kim Janvrin
  • Carol Kline
  • Frank Lipscomb
  • Brenda Phillis
  • Gene Ressler
  • Mary Smart
HOSPICE: Harold Goyen  
 
SYMPATHY to Mary Ellen Gottselig and family on the June 23 death of her husband, Don Gottselig 

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.   Please make sure the office is aware of changes.  Thank you!

Acolyte: Charleigh Henneberg
Child Care:  Trish Logan, Heather Damery
Deacons:
·          9:00 Ryan Newton, Stephanie Reed
·          10:15 Michelle Kiesewetter, Juan Mejia
Jr. Deacons:  Brennon Reed, Bryce Reed
Drivers:  Gary Thompson, Frank Lipscomb
Elders:  Susan Cleaver, John Dailey
Visiting Elders:  Gregg Kiesewetter, Leslie Frizzell
Coffee Fellowship:  Tamara Shields
Fill Candles:  Kathie Chapman
Greeters:  Mark & Michelle Gramley, Rita Fisher
Info Desk:  Karen Crusius
Landscaping:  Kathy Dailey
Scripture:  Don Mahannah
Sound Tech:  Dave Phillis
Time for Children: Holly Irvin 
Video Tech: Chip Jamerson 
Pulpit: Neal Kentch 
Reminders
Things to Do While
You Are at Church

 
Mary & Martha Benefit Update:  
Thank you to all who volunteered and/or participated in the benefit for the Warren family this past weekend. Donations totaling $2,516 will be given to the Warren family.  Those who placed orders may pick up their items before or after the 9:00 a.m. service in the Centrum this Sunday. Raffle winners were: Martha Hunter, Rita Fisher, and Marcia Christensen.  
 
Drop Off School Supplies and Other Items. No Block Party this year, but Reach Out will be collecting supplies for Sheridan School and Bent School.  Please consider purchasing school supplies and bringing them to the tote by the Info Desk. Also, gently used tennis shoes, coats, clothes for kids to change into in case of accidents, and new boys' and girls' underwear are needed.
 
Learn about Recycling/Trash Guidelines.  Watch the pre-worship and Centrum slides in the coming weeks. Also, find the guidelines attached to or posted near the prominent recycling bins throughout the building. Please be sure you are using the appropriate bins when disposing of items. Thank you!
 
Volunteer to Help Around FCC.  Find signup sheets at the Info Desk.   
 
Drop off your Box Tops for Education in the Disciples Women's Ministries mailbox outside the church office door.  
 
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 Info Desk for another warm greeting and more information.

"Check In" on Facebook while you are at church. 
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Office Hours

The church office is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with the exception of Mondays, when the office closes at 3:00 p.m. instead.  The office is closed from noon to 1:00 p.m. daily.
 
In observance of Independence Day, the office will be closed both Thursday, July 4, and Friday, July 5. 
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Want to help the Warrens
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.
Questions?  Contact Kathy Smalley at 309- 824-2839 or smalleca@fairpoint.net.
   
See the Youth Bulletin Board in the Centrum for Youth news and opportunities. 
   
Sunday School for Children and Youth, and Youth Groups, are on break for the summer.

Worship and Wonder has stopped meeting weekly for the school year, but will meet the first Sunday of each month instead. 

Camp Registration is open for all remaining 2019 camps.  See the Messenger for information.

Upcoming
 
Brown Bag Bible Bunch meets at noon on Wednesdays.  The group studies the scripture for the upcoming Sunday.   Bring a lunch to the conference room and join the study.  All are welcome!

Disciples Women's Ministries Meeting July 11 at 1:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.  "Ministry of Jesus Christ -  Walking in Jesus' Footsteps" study continues. 

Blood Drive July 12 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Signups take place this Sunday and July 7.

General Assembly July 20-24 in Des Moines, IA. See the Messenger for more information and to register.

Sharing FAITH beyond the FCC walls.  Opportunities to be involved in our community...


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  To contact Jenifer Petri about Church Communications, email her at Info@blmfcc.org or call 309 533-4912