The Church Board will meet on Tuesday (9/8) at 6 PM. We will continue to review our service plans and times.
Wednesday Bible study at 3:30 with Mark Simmons serving as leader in our study of Discipleship.
Sunday sermon will be a first-person sermon on Lazarus. I will be role-playing as a neighbor and friend of Lazarus, a witness to one of Jesus’ greatest miracles.
Reminders: No offering or communion plates will be passed during the service. We will continue to pick up the communion elements before the service and take them to the pew. The offering plate is in the back of the sanctuary for those who wish to contribute to the ongoing ministry of our church. After communion please place your cups in the holders in the back of the pew. As you leave the sanctuary please deposit your communion cups in the wastebasket provided.
Have a wonderful week walking with Jesus! Pastor Bowman
FCM (men’s group) meets tomorrow (Tuesday) at 8 AM for a breakfast meeting.
FCW (women’s group) meets this Wednesday at 9:30 AM.
There was a brief board meeting after church Sunday. The board approved spending around $1100 to upgrade our sound system.
Wednesday Bible study at 3:30 will continue our study of discipleship. Pastor Bowman is the leader this week.
Official Board meets next Tuesday (9/8) at 6 PM.
This Sunday’s sermon will be on Jesus, the Good Shepherd as we continue the series from the Gospel of John.
Have a blessed week! Pastor Bowman
Our Wednesday Bible study at 3:30 will continue our study on discipleship. Jack Salyer will be our leader/teacher.
Sunday’s sermon from John Chapter 8 will address the question, “Who is Your God?” Jesus had some important things to say on that issue.
We are also planning to do a commissioning service to recognize Marie Bowman as a qualified Christian counselor. She has completed graduate courses at Liberty University and earned a certificate in pastoral counseling. She plans to volunteer with Benton County Hospice.
Remember, FCM group will meet at 8:00 on Monday, Sept. 1, and FCW will meet at 9:30 on Tuesday, Sept. 2.
We had some issues with our sound system Sunday. Pending board approval, we hope to do some upgrades soon which should solve our problems.
Have a blessed week, Pastor Bowman
We are continuing to function as best we can to keep everyone safe from the Coronavirus. So far, so good! While attendance is understandably down, we continue to worship the Lord. We will continue to practice social distancing, with masks required for those seated in the fellowship hall, and optional for those in the sanctuary.
We will continue our study on discipleship Wednesday at 3:30. Mark Simmons will be our leader. Both the FCM and FCW plan to meet in September. Men’s group at 8 AM on Sept. 1, women’s group on Sept. 2 at 9:30.
This Sunday, Aug. 23 will see a continuation of our study in the Gospel of John. I will be doing a first-person sermon from Chapter 9 entitled, “Once I was Blind.” Again we see the divine nature of Jesus in this remarkable miracle story.
Praying that everyone stays healthy. Have a blessed week. Pastor Bowman
Just about the time when we thought the Coronavirus was fading away. now it seems to have returned stronger than ever. Let us continue to plead with our heavenly Father for protection, and an end to this pandemic.
Our church board will meet on Tuesday at 6 PM. I am sure we will be discussing any changes needing to be made in view of the pandemic. While understandably our attendance has been down, we have been able to hold church services following recommended guidelines.
Wednesday Bible study is at 3:30. We will continue our study of discipleship. It will be the final lesson in a series of four on what it means to be a Christian. We have to be sure we have a relationship with Jesus before we can talk about discipleship.
On Sunday I will continue the series of sermons from the Gospel of John. We are in John chapter 8. The focus will be on Jesus as the light of the world. We will continue to stress social distancing in the sanctuary with masks optional. Masks are required for those sitting in the fellowship hall.
May you all have a blessed week. Pastor Bowman