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9/30/2012 Announcements

Tuesday 10/2 - Helping Hands is from 9:00-3:00.

 

Wednesday 10/3

     Scripture Memory Begins

     Worship on Wednesday - The next Worship on Wednesday will be at Bro. Chad and Sis. Brenda Martin's house this Wednesday, October 3 at 7:00.

     Continuation of the Conference Message - This Wednesday evening we will continue listening to the Brotherhood Conference Messages.  The next topic would be Christ's Message to Philadelphia by Bro. Ron Messner.  We've invited him to Roanoke to give this talk in person.  This will been done for our Sunday afternoon service on October 28.   So, this Wednesday we will begin with Christ's Message to Laodicea (Bro. Brad Eisenmann) and Our Responsibility to the Lord's Warnings to the Church (Bro. Mike Leman).

 

Friday 10/5 - Home for the Handicapped Presentation at the Fellowship Hall at 7:00 PM

The Apostolic Christian Home for the Handicapped will be giving a presentation October 5 at 7 pm in the Roanoke Fellowship Hall. The purpose of the presentation is to update you on the services of the Home, the ways the Lord has blessed it and their current needs. Everyone is invited. The Home is a mission of the Apostolic Christian Church and they encourage you to come and learn about what you are supporting.

     What We do: An explanation of services

     How We Do it: A review of our Stewardship

     Why we do what we do: Recorded Testimonies from Residents and Families

     What our needs are: Spiritual, Financial and Staffing

 

Sunday 10/7

     Collection for  the Sunday School Fund

     Family Hymn Sing at 6:30 - Goodfield Choir has been invited for our Family Hymn Sing.  There is a signup sheet in the north hall for refreshments and kitchen help.

 

Saturday 10/13 - Deadline for Hospital Lumiere Benefit Auction Items

At Hospital Lumiere in Haiti, the past year has been busy with renovations, reorganization, additional doctors and staff. By God's grace, the Hospital Lumiere mission continues – "to provide excellent and effective medical care with compassion and Christian love."  To raise awareness and to provide financial support for this World Relief project, the 2nd annual benefit auction is planned on Friday November 2nd at 5:30 pm in Washington, Illinois.  Auction items are needed. If you can help by donating an item, contact Rich Bertschi. Items need to be received by October 13.

 

Friday 10/19 - Loving Shepherd Ministries Meal and Auction at Five Points at 5:30

Loving Shepherd Ministries will be hosting a meal and charity auction for the orphans of Haiti and Ethiopia on Friday, October 19, 2012, at the Five Points Washington.  The meal and Silent Auction start at 5:30PM with the Live Auction starting at 6:30PM. Items are still needed. If you would like to donate an item, please contact Bro. Kevin or Sis. Annette Fischer  The auction is a wonderful evening of fellowship and enjoyment while raising much needed funds to help the world's vulnerable children.  All are invited to attend. There will be free childcare provided, so couples with young children are encouraged to attend. Visit www.loving-shepherd.org to learn more about what the evening will be supporting.

 

Friday/Saturday 10/19-20 - "Hope for Haiti"  Open House

The " Hope for Haiti"  Open House featuring handmade items from Centre Lumiere, Haiti will be Oct. 19th from 12 -8 pm and Oct. 20 from 9 - 12 at the Fellowship Hall. Please join us in supporting these Haitian women and keep them in your prayers. 

 

 

 

Looking Ahead:  

     Sunday 10/14 - Collection for the Nursing Home

     Friday 11/2 - Hospital Lumiere Benefit Auction at Five Points

 

World Relief Winter Work Project 2013 at Cullman, AL (near Athens)             

The WR Winter Work Project will be a continuation of last years project in Cullman, AL (near Athens) to build and repair homes damaged by tornadoes.  It will will begin on January 7. For more information and registerstration, please go to the WR website:  www.acworldrelief.org

9/23/2012 Announcements

Sunday 9/23
     ACYF in Cissna Park - ACYF is today at Cissna Park.  The Bible Class will be traveling by bus.  The bus will be leaving the Roanoke Benson High School parking lot at 2:15 Sunday afternoon.  Please arrive a few minutes early. We expect the bus to return to the high school around 9:30 – 9:45.
     Small Group Bible Study on Forgiveness Sign up Deadline - A small group Bible study on forgiveness will begin in October.  There will be 8 sessions with each session lasting approximately 1 hr. and 15 min.  Each member and friend of our church is encouraged to participate. Please sign up by filling out a sheet in the back hall or by e-mailing brothers John Getz or Rob Luginbuhl. Today is the last day for sign up.
 
Wednesday 9/26 - Regular Wednesday Evening Service
 
Wednesday 10/3 - Scripture Memory Begins
Scripture Memory will start on Wed. night, October 3rd. The children will be bringing home a letter from Sunday School today.
 
Friday 10/5 - Home for the Handicapped Presentation at the Fellowship Hall at 7:00 PM
The Apostolic Christian Home for the Handicapped will be giving a presentation October 5 at 7 pm in the Roanoke Fellowship Hall. The purpose of the presentation is to update you on the services of the Home, the ways the Lord has blessed it and their current needs. Everyone is invited. The Home is a mission of the Apostolic Christian Church and they encourage you to come and learn about what you are supporting.
     What We do: An explanation of services
     How We Do it: A review of our Stewardship
     Why we do what we do: Recorded Testimonies from Residents and Families
     What our needs are: Spiritual, Financial and Staffing
 
Sunday 10/7 - Family Hymn Sing at 6:30
Goodfield Choir has been invited for our Family Hymn Sing on Sunday, October 7th at 6:30.  There is a sign up sheet in the north hall for refreshments and kitchen help.
 
World Relief Winter Work Project 2013 at Cullman, AL (near Athens)             
The WR Winter Work Project will be a continuation of last years project in Cullman, AL (near Athens) to build and repair homes damaged by tornadoes.  It will will begin on January 7. For more information and registerstration, please go to the WR website:  www.acworldrelief.org
 
Hospital Lumiere Benefit
At Hospital Lumiere in Haiti, the past year has been busy with renovations, reorganization, additional doctors and staff. By God's grace, the Hospital Lumiere mission continues – "to provide excellent and effective medical care with compassion and Christian love."  To raise awareness and to provide financial support for this World Relief project, the 2nd annual benefit auction is planned on Friday November 2nd at 5:30 pm in Washington, Illinois.  Auction items are needed. If you can help by donating an item, contact Rich Bertschi. Items need to be received by October 13.
 
 
Looking Ahead:  
     Sunday 10/7
     Collection for  the Sunday School Fund
     Sunday 10/14 - Collection for the Nursing Home
     Friday 11/2 - Hospital Lumiere Benefit Auction at Five Points

9/16/2012 Announcements

Sunday 9/16
     Men's Singing Group - For those interested in a men's singing group, there will be a brief informational meeting today at 11:30 in the intermediate Sunday School room.
     Family Hymn Sing at the Nursing Home at 1:30
     Peoria Rescue Mission at 7:30 - Roanoke is scheduled to have church services at the Peoria Rescue Mission at 7:30 pm. this evening.  (Please note the start time has been changed from 6:00  to 7:30.)  There is still a need for people to support this ministry.  Anyone willing to take part, please contact  Bro. John or Sis. Jill Bradle.
Wednesday 9/19
     ACTIVE - The Jr. High boys in ACTIVE will meet this Wednesday evening. They will meet downstairs in the World Relief Room. They are asked to bring 2 packages of pillowcases.
     Worship on Wednesday - The next Worship On Wednesday for our high school students will be this Wednesday at 7PM at Bro. Todd and Sis. Andrea Harris's home. We are beginning to occasionally change locations, so we would ask the parents and students to be mindful of this. The times and locations of the Worship On Wednesday evenings are also located on the church calendars. If you have any questions please call Bro. Scott Luginbuhl.
     Crown Biblical Financial Study Sign Up Deadline - It has been five years since the Roanoke Church first conducted the Crown Biblical Financial Principles Bible Study.  A sign-up sheet has been posted on the north hall bulletin board for those who may be interested in participating in the study.  Please sign up by this Wednesday, Sept.  19th
Sunday 9/23 - Small Group Bible Study on Forgiveness Sign up Deadline
To keep us all growing and in the Word, a small group Bible study on forgiveness is being planned. Each member and friend of our church is again encouraged to participate. The first session will begin around the first of October and will be 8 sessions long, with each session lasting approximately 1hr.and 15 minutes.  You can sign up by filling out a sheet in the back hall or by sending an e-mail to brothers John Getz or Rob Luginbuhl. Please sign up by next Sunday, Sept. 23rd.   
World Relief Winter Work Project 2013 at Cullman, AL (near Athens)             
The WR Winter Work Project will be a continuation of last years project in Cullman, AL (near Athens) to build and repair homes damaged by tornadoes.  It will will begin on January 7. For more information and registerstration, please go to the WR website:  www.acworldrelief.org
Looking Ahead:  
     Sunday 9/23 - ACYF at Cissna Park at 6:00
     Sunday 10/7
     Collection for  the Sunday School Fund
     Family Hymn Sing at 7:00
     Sunday 10/14 - Collection for the Nursing Home
     Friday 11/2 - Hospital Lumiere Benefit Auction at Five Points

9/9/2012 Announcements

Tuesday 9/11 - Helping Hands 9:00-3:00

 

Sunday 9/16 - Peoria Rescue Mission

It is Roanoke's turn to have church services at the Peoria Rescue Mission next Sunday, Sept 16th at 6pm.  We need a song leader, piano player, and a group to come support the ministry.  Anyone willing to take part, please contact Bro. John or Sis. Jill Bradle.

 

Men’s Singing Group

There has been some interest in a men's singing group. There will be a brief informational meeting, Sunday, September 16th, at 11:30, in the intermediate Sunday School room.

 

 

 

Looking Ahead:  

 

Friday 11/2 - Hospital Lumiere Benefit Auction at Five Points

9/2/2012 Announcements

Prairie Chorister Information

For information about joining and practice schedules for the Prairie Choristers, Men's Group, and Youth Choir, please refer to the printed or e-mailed announcements.  Today is the deadline to sign up. 

 

Wednesday 9/5

     Wednesday evening services at the Fellowship Hall

Wednesday evening services will be at the Fellowship Hall because the assembly room is scheduled to be painted starting on the 4th.  We will begin listening to the conference messages which focused on the letters written to the seven churches in Revelation 2 and 3.  The first two speakers are Bro. Ben Wiegand, who has the opening topic on "Nurturing Spiritual Discernment" and Bro. Mark Streitmatter who has "Christ's Message to Smyrna."

     Worship on Wednesday

Worship on Wednesday for the High School students will this Wednesday at 7:00 at Bro. Scott and Sis. Bev Luginbuhls house.

 

Saturday 9/8 - Women's Seminar by ACCFS at the Fellowship Hall from 8:45-4:15

The Women's Seminar will be this Saturday at the Fellowship Hall and will start at  8:45.  Bro. Ted Witzig, Jr. will be the presenter and he will be accompanied by Sis. Amber Miller, a new member of their staff at ACCFS.  Also, Bro. Ted has made a change to his presentation which will extend the end time of the seminar from 3:30 to 4:15.  We want everyone to be aware of this time change.  However, for those of you who have already made childcare arrangements and evening schedules which you prefer not to alter, the final 45 minute session will be optional.

 

Sunday 9/9 - Sunday School Begins

 

Tuesday 9/11 - Helping Hands 9:00-3:00

Helping Hands will be held on Sept 11 instead of Sept 4.

 

 

 

Looking Ahead:  

 

Prairie Chorister Information - If you are interested in any of the following groups, please send an email to Phil Hodel at plhodel@gmail.com by Sunday, September 2.

     Prairie Choristers - The Prairie Choristers will begin practicing on Wednesday night, September 5. Practices will end no later than 9:30pm. If you would like to sing with them, please send an email to Phil at the address below.

     Youth Choir - The Youth Choir (for grades 3-12) will begin practicing on Sunday morning September 9. Practices begin at 9:24am and end in time for the students to get to their Sunday School song worship.

     Men's GroupThere has been some interest in having a Men's Group sing at this year's Christmas Program. One option for practices would be 25 minutes over lunch hour at church. There may need to be 1-3 evening practices between now and December.  If you would like to sing in this group, please send Phil a note at the email address below. The number of responses will determine if there is enough interest to pursue this.

Saturday 9/8 - Women's Seminar by ACCFS at the Fellowship Hall from 8:45-3:30

 

Sunday 9/9 - Sunday School Begins

 

Tuesday 9/11 - Helping Hands 9:00-3:00

Helping Hands will be held on Sept 11 instead of Sept 4.

 

Friday 11/2 - Hospital Lumiere Benefit Auction at Five Points