11/16/14 Announcements

Sunday 11/16
  • Family Hymn Sing at the Home has been Cancelled due to the Funeral
  • ACYF at Eureka at 6:00 - The Bible Class will leave Commerce Bank at 5:15.

Tuesday 11/18 - Midwest Food Bank from 6:30-8:30 - It's Roanoke's turn to volunteer at the Midwest Food Bank. Since Bro. Mike is gone, it’s important that a group of approximately 20-25 people represent our church as another lead volunteer will be heading up the project that night. Some people like to try to carpool, so feel free to email the Hoffmans at mnhoffman@frontier.com if you’re planning to attend and willing to take others with you or if you’d like to go but need to ride with someone.

Wednesday 11/19
  • Topical Study:“God is Love” by Bro. Jeremiah Psinas (Morton)
  • High School Worship on Wednesday - will be having a Thanksgiving Feast the Luginbhul home.  The start time is 6:00 (one hour earlier than usual).
  • H.O.P.E. - Please drop the girls off at 6:30 at the Fellowship Hall for dinner followed by a Christmas project for families in need. The girls will be finished by 8:30. If possible, please have the girls bring $20 to help cover the cost for the Christmas gifts.
  • Scripture Memory Class

Friday/Saturday 11/21-22 - The Hope for Haiti Christmas Open House - will be held Friday, 11/21 from 1:00-7:00 PM and Saturday 11/22nd from 9-noon  at the fellowship hall. By purchasing items at this sale you are allowing Haitian women to earn a living with dignity. Details for the sale are on the bulletin boards. If you have a questions you can contact sisters Lisa Leman, Brenda Martin, or Kim Luginbuhl

Sunday 11/23 - Annual Thanksgiving Hymn Singing at 6:30 at the Fellowship Hall - There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board for volunteers and food donations.

Sunday 12/7 - The 15th annual Christmas Caroling and Supper at 4 pm -  Everyone is invited.  If you plan to attend, there is a sign-up sheet on both the north and west bulletin boards.  There is also a sign-up sheet on the west bulletin board for food donations and workers to help with this activity.  If you sign up to bring food, remember also to sign up on the list of those planning to attend.

Sunday 12/14 -  Special Collection - The trustees have decided to replace the church's pneumatic heating and cooling temperature control system with an electronic system.  The current system was installed when the church was built 48 years ago.  It is not working properly, and some replacement parts are no longer available.  The new system will allow for more even heating and cooling in the sanctuary and throughout the church.  Since this improvement will cost approximately $48,000, there will be a special collection on December 14.  If you feel moved to make a donation, please write Building Fund on the memo line of you check.

Job Opening - The Nursing Home in Elgin (Highland Oaks), has an immediate opening for an Administrator.  Additional information is posted on the bulletin board.

Laptop Missing - The Sunday School laptop projector is still missing. If anyone has used it recently and knows where it is please return it to the Bible Class room or to one of the trustees.

Thank You - The Hospital Lumiere board would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2014 benefit auction a success. With your prayers and support and God’s blessings, Hospital Lumiere in Haiti will continue to provide medical care with compassion and Christian love.

Looking Ahead

Support for the Nursing Home - Sign up sheets are on the bulletin board for homemade cookies, and decorated birthday cakes for 2015.  This is a good opportunity to serve the elderly from your own kitchen.  These decorated cakes do NOT have to be professionally done. 

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