01-14-2018 Thought for the week

The danger of hypocrisy is that it is so successful. It aims at the praise of men, and it succeeds. But that’s all (it gets).” -- John Piper.

01-14-2018 Announcements

HELLO LADIES!!

SO/SEW TOGETHER IS COMING again MONDAY, JAN. 22! Come anytime between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. LUNCH will be served at noon. Enjoy the laughter and friendship! This is just a time to sit and visit OR bring a project to work on …it’s your choice. NO RULES, the goal is to be together. Bring a snack or some food to share. Questions? Call Susan I. (253-471-7898).
F. Y. I. – Also coming Sunday, Jan. 28, another
Ask-the-Pastor Sunday. The subject will be “What Does the Bible Mean When it Talks About Sanctification?” If you have other questions of Bible interpretation or Christian living that you would like addressed, write them down, give them to Pastor Jim, and he will schedule a Sunday in the future to answer them.
Hey Ladies We are planning to go out to lunch at Anton’s Café, which is in Watson’s Greenhouse & Nursery. The date is this Thursday, Jan. 18th at 11:00 a.m. If you need a ride or want to carpool, please let Betty or Vicki know asap. Looking forward to a fun time.
F.Y.I.- Tom Suchy, one of the missionaries we help to support, is looking for “up to seven college-aged people (students or non-students) to participate in the next six week APEX summer missions experience in Mongolia. The specific dates are June 12th – July 27th and include training.” If you know of someone interested, contact Pastor.

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The Care Net
BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN will begin today. Baby bottles will be available from Vicki or Betty before and after church each Sunday through January 28th. Please fill your bottles with coins, currency or a check (payable to Care Net) and return to Vicki by February 4th. January 21st is Sanctity of Life Sunday when more information will be shared about this life-saving ministry.

DID YOU KNOW – that “faithful supporters like you” enabled Samaritan’s Purse to collect 11,000,000. Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts worldwide in 2017? That’s 11 million opportunities to share God’s love with boys and girls. Thanks to those who participated.

2017 General Fund Budget….…..…….……………..…..….12,521.55
General Funds for January…………………………………. …3,373.58

01-07-2018 Thouhgth for the week

“Truly at the day of judgement we shall not be examined on what we have read, but on what we have done; not how well we have spoken, but on how religiously we have lived.” -- Thomas a Kempis.

01-07-2018 Announcements

F.Y.I.- Tom Suchy, one of the missionaries we help to support,
Is looking for “up to seven college-aged people (students or non-students) to participate in the next six week
APEX summer missions experience in Mongolia. The specific dates are
June 12
th – July 27th and include training.” If you know of
someone interested, contact Pastor.

“On behalf of Susan and I and our family, we want to invite you
to join us in anticipating the return of Jesus in the New Year,
2018, and in preparing for His return by serving Him with all our hearts, souls, minds, and strengths. Can’t wait to see Him!
Can you?” --Pastor Jim

LADIES – Helping Hands will be meeting on January 9
th starting
at 9:00 A.M. We will work on our projects for Africa. Also, we
will be having Stone Soup. Each lady is asked to bring one-half
cup of cooked or canned vegetables to put in the soup pot.
Please, no pasta of any kind. Come join us for a wonderful time
of fellowship.
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The Care Net
BABY BOTTLE CAMPAIGN will begin January
14
th. Baby bottles will be available from Vicki before and after
church each Sunday through January 28
th. Please fill your bottles with coins, currency or a check (payable to Care Net) and
return to Vicki by
February 4th. January 21st is Sanctity of Life Sunday when more information will be shared about this
life-saving ministry.

When you don’t know what to think, listen to Jesus.
When you don’t know where to go, follow Jesus
When your world is falling apart, cling to Jesus.
No matter what’s going on, hold tight to Jesus.
He is your answer.

2017 General Fund Budget….…..………………..…..….12,521.55 Total General Funds for December………………………11,288.44
Missions News for January on the back