2/5/2012 Announcements

Sunday 2/5 - Mission Collection
            Today’s collection is for the Mission Fund

Sunday 2/5 - Bro. Perry Zimmerman’s Visitation
Former elder Bro. Perry Zimmerman (the brother of Sis. Betty Hodel) passed away. His visitation is today from 2-8 in Forrest and his funeral will be at 10:00 on Monday.

Monday 2/6 - Hall Lighting Project
We plan to begin replacing the ceiling and lights in the baby room, the father’s room, and nursing room tomorrow. These areas plus the south hall will not be available this Wednesday evening,  but we hope to use them next Sunday, the 12th. We then plan to start on the 3 hallways Monday, the 13th, and hope to have the south hall and access to the baby room ready to use on Sunday, the 19th.  We will keep the congregation informed as the project proceeds.

Tuesday 2/7 - Helping Hands
Helping Hands will meet Tues. Feb. 7th in the church basement.  Come anytime between 9:00 & 3:00.

Wed.-Fri 2/8-10 - Elders’ Conference
            The Winter Elders’ Conference is in Sabetha, Kansas.  Please keep their meeting in your prayers.

Saturday 2/12 - All-Church Potluck and Family Sing
The annual All-Church Potluck and Family Sing will be Sunday, Feb. 12, at 4:30 at the Fellowship Hall. Meat and table service will be provided. A donation to cover the cost of the meat will be accepted. Please bring a covered dish. Sign-up sheets are posted in the north hall and by the ladies restroom for those attending. To order the proper amount of meat, please sign up by Wed., Feb. 8.

Friday 3/2 - Bro. Zach Bertch at Gridley’s Fellowship Hall
Bro. Zach Bertch from Bluffton Indiana will be presenting an inspiration message on how God is using his battle with cancer to shape him and others around him. This will be held at the Gridley Fellowship Hall at 7:00 on Friday night, March 2nd. Additional information is posted on the bulletin board.

Bible Class Spaghetti Supper
There are sign up sheets for food donations for the Bible Class Spaghetti Supper for anyone that is willing to donate as well as a job sign up sheet for Bible Class parents on the bulletin board by the women's restroom .Thanks in advance for all who are willing to help .
Winter World Relief Projects
The USA Winter WR projects are taking place in two locations this year and there is a need for additional volunteers.  This year’s projects are in Cullman, Alabama (near Athens) and Bastrop, Texas (near Austin).  We have churches in both of these locations.  If you are able to sign up to help during February or March, please visit the ACWR website.

Financial Reports and Schedule Cards
The annual financial reports and the Schedule Cards are available in the north hall.

Bro. Rich Knepp
Lord willing, Bro. Rich may be discharged to an apartment.  Please send cards to their home address and their children will take them up to them. 

Sis. Tina Leman
We welcome Sis. Tina Leman back to Roanoke. She has moved to the area and will be making Roanoke church her home. 



Winter Small Group Bible Studies - “Identifying and Developing Your Spiritual Gifts
     Our small group Bible studies have been a blessing and learning experience. To keep us all growing and in the Word, a winter/spring session on “Identifying and Developing Your Spiritual Gifts” is being planned. Each member and friend of our Roanoke church is again encouraged to participate. The session will begin on February 17 with a one evening teaching seminar by Bro. Kevin Knapp and will be followed up by 3 sessions of small group studies, with each session lasting approximately 1hrour and 15 minutes. You may sign up on the bulletin board in the back hall or by e-mailing Brock Gerber.    bjgerber@mediacombb.net
     Additional Small Group Studies
     We are again offering the studies that we have done in the past, if there are enough that sign up. The additional studies will start after the Spiritual gifts study and are: James, Titus, Philippians, Biblical Financial Study By Crown Financial, and Spiritual Headship for men.  

Saturday 3/10 - Bible Class Spaghetti Supper

Saturday 3/24 - Men’s Seminar