October is designated as “Clergy Appreciation” month. This is our annual opportunity to encourage people to provide special recognition to those men and women who give so unselfishly of themselves to minister to the needs of their congregations. We know very well how rewarding, yet time-consuming and personally draining it can be. The work is never done. There is always another phone call to make, another visit, another meeting, another crisis, and continual planning. Ministers feel a tremendous burden for the people in their church. They do not just work on Sunday!

Take a moment this month to write a note, make a telephone call, drop off a dessert, or offer to babysit, to let your minister know how much you appreciate them. Better yet, recognize them at a church service, take a special offering, or give a gift certificate. Be creative – but let your minister know they are loved and appreciated. Your gratitude will be its’ own reward. It will make their day – and month!
Tune in to Faith Matters
Hear Terry speak about our fundraiser success
View our prior Faith Matters Emails
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Prayer & Encouragement
Fellowship Baptist has a few items that they are wanting to share with other organizations.
Podium, Two worship banners: Communion and a fall one both by Praise Banners, VBS: Materials Shipwrecked, Maker Fun Factory and Cave Quest.
If interested please let Darcy know at 810-765-5300 know as soon as possible.
YFC is searching high and low to find the person that GOD has chosen to be our leader at the East Michigan Chapter. We are part of a national movement to reach ONE MILLION youth to become life-long followers of Jesus. Think God might be calling you to join our mission? ⁠
Check out the details here: https://www.christianjobs.com/job/243127/executive-director/youth-for-christ-east-michigan/?fbclid=IwAR2zIoOQALXEl51zOhOoXECvlROVTAcDdTUZlb7-Jh9oLVC8lh2p7_Bv8N0
New Events Submitted this Week
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Derek Elles has trying to raffle off his car to raise funds for another. The vehicle is a 1991 Mercury Grand Marquis. It was garage kept and has less than 70K original miles. It is powder blue with a blue canvas top and blue leather interior. It also has a rubberized undercoating and ceramic finish.

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling 810-712-6495. Raffle will be October 25, 2020 at noon. We need to sell 50 tickets.
We will be doing an Angel training and retraining 
November 01, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
1404 Garfield Street
Port Huron, Michigan
Please go to familiesagainstnarcotics. org to sign up.
We are in need of new Angels and all Angels need to come to this retrain please
Upcoming Events
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Salvation Army Thanksgiving Diner & Christmas Registration

Salvation Army Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 26
12:00-2:00 pm
Pre - registration required
Call 810-984-2679 ext 31 to register

Salvation Army Christmas Registration
October 19-November 6
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
You will be self registering through the main entrance, please follow the written instructions on the door for assistance. 
Please be prepared to fill out your application with the following information 
· Name, address & phone number 
· Email address 
· Members of the household 
· Children in the household names, sizes, and interests 
· Income for the household
Our Drive-In Theatre events are Free but Registration is required! More details at www.907HopeFM.com
October 20-22 Hope FM & Power 883 and the listening family will Rise Together in our joint fundraising event! We will celebrate the lives that have been changed over the last few months and give you an opportunity to impact even more families!

 **Please note that the events and information listed in Faith Matters do not necessarily reflect the opinions and viewpoints of Operation Transformation.**

If you would like to share information through our Faith Matters email, send details and flyers (jpg preferred) to rhernandez@optrans.org.