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12/27/15 Announcements

Wednesday 12/30 - No Wednesday Evening Service
 
Thursday 12/31 - New Year’s Service at 7:15
End of the Year Giving - As we approach the end of the year, we want to make the Roanoke congregation aware of specific ways you can directly support the work Bro. Scott and Sis Mandy Yordy and Sis. Leah Bertschi have been called to in Haiti:
  • HarvestCall Servant fund (used to support our missionaries)
  • HarvestCall MEBSH construction department (Bro.Scott's department)
  • A specialized truck for transportation (see bulletin board for this specific need)
  • gift packages, cards, letters (sign up sheet on bulletin board)
  • most importantly PRAYER
2016 Church Directory Updates - If you have any updates you can either: fill out a card located on the CD table in the North hall, fill out the on-line form at http://www.roanokeacchurch.org/directoryUpdate.asp, or send an email to DirectoryUpdates@roanokeacchurch.org.

12/20/15 Announcements

Sunday 12/20
  • Maintenance Fund Collection
  • Family Hymn Sing at the Nursing Home at 1:30
Wednesday 12/23 - No Wednesday Evening Service
Friday 12/25 - Christmas Day Service at 9:45
Sunday 1/10 - Morton Church Legacy Singing at 6:30 - Morton is in the process of building a new church.  Before they tear down their current church, they have set aside several evening in 2016 for Legacy Singings to give the churches in Illinois an opportunity to worship with them.  Roanoke and several other churches have been invited on January 10th.  If you can attend this singing, please contact Sis. Megan Hodel.   
2016 Church Directory Updates - If you have any updates you can either: fill out a card located on the CD table in the North hall, fill out the on-line form at http://www.roanokeacchurch.org/directoryUpdate.asp, or send an email to DirectoryUpdates@roanokeacchurch.org.


12/13/15 Announcements

Sunday 12/13
  • Maintenance Fund Collection
  • Sunday School Christmas Program at 12:15
Wednesday 12/16 - Christmas Program of Scripture and Song at 7:00  The Prairie Choristers and the Youth Choir will present "A Star is Over Bethlehem." All are welcome and encouraged to come and invite friends and neighbors.
Sunday 12/20 - Maintenance Fund Collection
Sunday 1/10 - Morton Church Legacy Singing at 6:30 - Morton is in the process of building a new church.  Before they tear down their current church, they have set aside several evening in 2016 for Legacy Singings to give the churches in Illinois an opportunity to worship with them.  Roanoke and several other churches have been invited on January 10th.  If you can attend this singing, please contact Sis. Megan Hodel.   
Haiti Awareness Tour Scheduled for March 5-9, 2016 - The itinerary includes visiting the Yordy’s, Hospital Lumiere and other AC World Relief projects in Haiti. Ticketing will be done on December 14. For more info, contact Bro Rich Bertschi – lemangm@mtco.com or 467-2351.
2016 Updates
  • Rotating Potluck Update - If you have any additions, deletions, or other changes to the existing roster, please list them on the sheet posted in the back (North) hall.  All are welcome to participate.
  • Church Directory -  If you have any updates you can either: fill out a card located on the CD table in the North hall, fill out the on-line form at http://www.roanokeacchurch.org/directoryUpdate.asp, or send an email to DirectoryUpdates@roanokeacchurch.org.


12/6/15 Announcements

Sunday 12/6
  • Maintenance Fund Collection
  • Annual Christmas Caroling and Supper at 4:00 - Due to a conflict with the Fellowship Hall, we will be meeting in the CHURCH DINING ROOM.
Monday 12/7 - Bloodmobile at the Methodist Church from 12:30-5:30
Wednesday 12/9
  • Scripture Memory Class - Their Christmas Party will take place at the Roanoke Nursing Home at 6:45.
  • ACTIVE - the ACTIVE boys will be going Christmas shopping for gifts that will be donated to a local charity. They will be meeting at the Commerce Bank parking lot at 6:30. The boys will then be back by the end of church services. The boys can bring money to help cover the costs of the gifts.
  • Wow at the Luginbuhl’s Home at 6:00 PM - This will be for the Thanksgiving dinner that was postponed. They will also be wrapping Christmas gifts for those in need so all Bible class students are encouraged to attend the dinner and the evening's activities.
Sunday 12/13 - Sunday School Christmas Program at 12:15
Wednesday 12/16 - Christmas Program of Scripture and Song at 7:00  The Prairie Choristers and the Youth Choir will present "A Star is Over Bethlehem." All are welcome and encouraged to come and invite friends and neighbors.
CAM Cancelled for the Month of December
Haiti Awareness Tour Scheduled for March 5-9, 2016 - The itinerary includes visiting the Yordy’s, Hospital Lumiere and other AC World Relief projects in Haiti. Ticketing will be done on December 14. For more info, contact Bro Rich Bertschi – lemangm@mtco.com or 467-2351.

Helping Our Smaller Churches - Information is posted on the bulletin board about Austin’s need for Sunday School teachers and St. Louis’s need for someone to live in the house next to their church.
2016 Updates
  • Rotating Potluck Update - If you have any additions, deletions, or other changes to the existing roster, please list them on the sheet posted in the back (North) hall.  All are welcome to participate.
  • Church Directory -  If you have any updates you can either: fill out a card located on the CD table in the North hall, fill out the on-line form at http://www.roanokeacchurch.org/directoryUpdate.asp, or send an email to DirectoryUpdates@roanokeacchurch.org.

11/29/15 Announcements


 
Tuesday 12/1 - Helping Hands from 9:00-3:00
Wednesday 12/2 - Annual Business Meeting at 7:30 - with the Nursing Home meeting immediately following.
Sunday 12/6
  • Maintenance Fund Collection
  • Annual Christmas Caroling and Supper
  • Due to a conflict with the Fellowship Hall, please note we will be meeting in the CHURCH DINING ROOM. Please be at church by 4:00.  
  • There are signup sheets for food donations on the bulletin boards. If you plan to attend, please make sure you sign up on the attendance sheet
  • There is going to be a group that will come back to the church (in the back hall) at 5:00 that will sing carols with anyone who is not going caroling, but would like to sing before supper.  Please put a double check mark in the supper only column so we know you are coming.
CAM Cancelled for the Month of December
2016 Rotating Potluck Update - It’s time to set the schedule for the 2016 Roanoke church rotating potluck.  If you have any additions, deletions, or other changes to the existing roster, please list them on the sheet posted in the back (North) hall.  All are welcome to participate.
VBS Coordinator Needed -  There is a need for 1 or 2 couples to be coordinators for the 2016 VBS week. Bro. Drew and Sis. Amanda Leman have served the church in this position for several years and have decided that it is time for someone else to take over. They are more than willing to help the new coordinators with ideas and advice on how to get started. Anyone interested in taking over this responsibility can talk to them or contact Bro. Scott Luginbuhl
Ways to Help our Nursing Home
  • Cookies and Birthday Cakes - a sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board.
  • A Plea for Volunteers - At this time, many of our volunteers go south for the winter leaving a need for some help.  Please call Sis. Patsy Kaeb at the Home if  you’re are interested in giving a small amount of your time to our residents.
    • Volunteers Needed - to pass mail, pop popcorn, help in beauty shop, etc.  
    • Drivers Needed - We could use some bus (or van) drivers which would need to get a JO5 added to their license.  This requires only a very simple driving test.  We often need drivers to take residents to Dr. appt. which most are able to go in  our van.  

11/22/15 Announcements

Sunday 11/22 - The Annual Thanksgiving Sing at the Fellowship Hall at 6:30 - There is a sign-up sheet for food donations and kitchen help on the bulletin board.
 
Wednesday 11/25 - No Church - due to Thanksgiving Services on Thursday
Thursday 11/26 - Thanksgiving Day Service - Singing starts at 9:45.
Wednesday 12/2 - Annual Business Meeting at 7:30 - with the Nursing Home meeting immediately following.
Sunday 12/6 - Annual Christmas Caroling and Supper
  • Due to a conflict with the Fellowship Hall, please note we will be meeting in the CHURCH DINING ROOM. Please be at church by 4:00.  
  • There are signup sheets for food donations on the bulletin boards. If you plan to attend, please make sure you sign up on the attendance sheet
  • There is going to be a group that will come back to the church (in the back hall) at 5:00 that will sing carols with anyone who is not going caroling, but would like to sing before supper.  Please put a double check mark in the supper only column so we know you are coming.
Ways to Help our Nursing Home
  • Cookies and Birthday Cakes - a sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board.
  • A Plea for Volunteers - At this time, many of our volunteers go south for the winter leaving a need for some help.  Please call Sis. Patsy Kaeb at the Home if  you’re are interested in giving a small amount of your time to our residents.
    • Volunteers Needed - to pass mail, pop popcorn, help in beauty shop, etc.  
    • Drivers Needed - We could use some bus (or van) drivers which would need to get a JO5 added to their license.  This requires only a very simple driving test.  We often need drivers to take residents to Dr. appt. which most are able to go in  our van.  
Dinner List Update - We are nearing the end of the dinner list and will be making a new one soon. Now would be a good time if anyone wants to add or remove their name. Any  names added now will not have to serve until the list comes around again in about two and a half years. If you have any changes please contact Bro. Don or Sis. Colleen Leman.
VBS Coordinator Needed -  There is a need for 1 or 2 couples to be coordinators for the 2016 VBS week. Bro. Drew and Sis. Amanda Leman have served the church in this position for several years and have decided that it is time for someone else to take over. They are more than willing to help the new coordinators with ideas and advice on how to get started. Anyone interested in taking over this responsibility can talk to them or contact Bro. Scott Luginbuhl

11/15/15 Announcements

Sunday 11/15
  • Family Hymn Sing at the Nursing Home at 1:30
  • ACYF Bus to Leave High School at 4:20 - Program at Princeville is at 6:00
Monday 11/16 - Technology Night at the Fellowship Hall at 7:00 - The technology night is for interested parents wanting to learn more about protecting their families from the use of the internet and mobile devices.  Topics to be covered include web filtering software and some basic mobile device practices.  Parents are encouraged to share advice on what has worked for their families during the small group discussion portion of the program.  Questions may be directed to brothers: Jonathan Hodel or Byron Gerber.
Tuesday 11/17 - Midwest Food Bank from 6:30-8:30
Wednesday 11/18
  • Memorandum
  • Scripture Memory Class
  • HOPE
Sunday 11/22 - The Annual Thanksgiving Sing at the Fellowship Hall at 6:30 - There is a sign-up sheet for food donations and kitchen help on the bulletin board.
Wednesday 12/2 - Annual Business Meeting at 7:30 - with the Nursing Home meeting immediately following.
Sunday 12/6 - Annual Christmas Caroling and Supper - Due to a conflict with the Fellowship Hall, please note we will be meeting in the CHURCH DINING ROOM. Please be at church by 4:00.  There are signup sheets for food donations on the bulletin boards. If you plan to attend, please make sure you sign up on the attendance sheet
Ways to Help our Nursing Home
  • Cookies and Birthday Cakes - a sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board.
  • A Plea for Volunteers - At this time, many of our volunteers go south for the winter leaving a need for some help.  Please call Sis. Patsy Kaeb at the Home if  you’re are interested in giving a small amount of your time to our residents.
    • Volunteers Needed - to pass mail, pop popcorn, help in beauty shop, etc.  
    • Drivers Needed - We could use some bus (or van) drivers which would need to get a JO5 added to their license.  This requires only a very simple driving test.  We often need drivers to take residents to Dr. appt. which most are able to go in  our van.  
Dinner List Update - We are nearing the end of the dinner list and will be making a new one soon. Now would be a good time if anyone wants to add or remove their name. Any  names added now will not have to serve until the list comes around again in about two and a half years. If you have any changes please contact Bro. Don or Sis. Colleen Leman.
Thank You from Hospital Lumiere - The Hospital Lumiere board would like to thank everyone who helped make the 2015 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.

11/8/15 Announcements

Wednesday 11/11 
  • Setup and Practice for the Harvest Dinner - The juniors and seniors and their parents are to be at the Fellowship Hall at 7:15 to set-up and practice singing for the Magdalena Benefit 
  • High School WOW Cancelled - due to the Harvest Dinner setup.
Friday 11/13 Hospital Lumiere Benefit at Five Points in Washington. - The food court and silent auction start at 4:30. The live auction begins at 7:00. For more information see the announcement on the church bulletin board, visit the World Relief website, or contact Bro. Rich Bertschi (309) 467-2351 or lemangm@mtco.com.
Friday/Sat. 11/13-14 - Open House for Centre Lumiere’s Homemade Haitian Items - This will be held at Tremont Fellowship Hall on Friday from 1:00-7:00 and Saturday from 8:30-12:00.
Saturday 11/14
  • The Bible Class Harvest Dinner  6:30   - Valet parking will be available.  If you cannot attend, but want to support the trip, please give donations to Bro. Todd or Sis. Kathy Moser.  
  • Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees for Washington Tornado Victims - If you or your child are willing to help on Saturday 8:00 - 12:00, please contact Bro. John Getz at Lawnscapes.  
Sunday 11/15 - Bible Class ACYF in Princeville at 6:00 - Students will leave the high school parking lot at 4:30.
Monday 11/16 - Technology Night at the Fellowship Hall at 7:00 - The technology night is for interested parents wanting to learn more about protecting their families from the use of the internet and mobile devices.  Topics to be covered include web filtering software and some basic mobile device practices.  Parents are encouraged to share advice on what has worked for their families during the small group discussion portion of the program.  Questions may be directed to brothers: Jonathan Hodel or Byron Gerber.
Wednesday 11/18 - Memorandum
Sunday 11/22 - The Annual Thanksgiving Sing at the Fellowship Hall at 6:30 - There is a sign-up sheet for food donations and kitchen help on the bulletin board.
Dinner List Update - We are nearing the end of the dinner list and will be making a new one soon. Now would be a good time if anyone wants to add or remove their name. Any  names added now will not have to serve until the list comes around again in about two and a half years. If you have any changes please contact Bro. Don or Sis. Colleen Leman.

Child Sponsorship Opportunity To Serve - The Apostolic Christian Church Child Sponsorship program currently serves nearly 1,700 students and over 100 schools in five countries:  Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico and Zambia.  Its mission is to “provide a Christ-centered education to needy children.”  There is a current need for a couple or individual (brother or sister) to join the Child Sponsorship Committee for a six-year term to help guide the overall program direction and ensure its continued effectiveness.  In this case, one of the individuals needs to have a basic knowledge of accounting practices and financial statements, serving as the financial consultant to the committee and the administrative lead for the volunteer staff in the Morton office.  If you are interested in this opportunity to serve, please check the bulletin board posting for more details.

11/1/15 Announcements

Sunday 11/1
  • World Relief Collection
  • Reservations for the Bible Class Harvest Dinner on 11/14 Due Today - For information, contact sisters: Jenny Hodel or Brenda Martin. If you are unable to attend but would still like to support and contribute to the work trip, please feel free make a donation
Wednesday 11/4
  • Topical Bible Study “Our Christian Heritage” at 7:00 at the Fellowship Hall -  Bro. Dick Meister from West Lafayette will be with us to explain the history of Christianity from the early church to this present time.
  • Scripture Memory Class - Due to the topical Bible study at the Fellowship Hall Scripture Memory Class will begin at 7:00 in the church basement.  Only the far Northeast and Northwest doors which lead directly to the basement will be open.  Also, just a reminder that the students can bring items for our Bags for Haiti project this week.  
  • HOPE - Please have the girls meet at Commerce Bank at 5:30. Girls will be going out for pizza and Christmas shopping for families in need. If the girls could please bring a donation to help cover the cost of the gifts, that would be greatly appreciated! We will drop the girls off at the FH by 8:30. If you have any questions, please contact Sis. Sara.
Thursday 11/5 - “Our Christian Heritage- Part 2” at 7:00 at the Fellowship Hall
Friday/Sat. 11/13-14 - Open House for Centre Lumiere’s Homemade Haitian Items - This will be held at Tremont Fellowship Hall on Friday from 1:00-7:00 and Saturday from 8:30-12:00.
Saturday 11/14
  • Leaf Raking - The boys in ACTIVE plan to do their annual leaf raking and they are looking for yards to do. If you or someone you know would appreciate this, please contact Bro. Tim or Sis. Brittany Schwind to get added to the list!
  • The Bible Class Harvest Dinner  6:30  
Friday 11/13 Hospital Lumiere Benefit at Five Points in Washington. The food court and silent auction start at 4:30. The live auction begins at 7:00. For more information, or to donate an item or service, see the announcement on the church bulletin board or visit the World Relief website. You can also contact Bro. Rich Bertschi (309) 467-2351 or lemangm@mtco.com.
Monday 11/16 - Technology Night at the Fellowship Hall at 7:00 - The technology night is for interested parents wanting to learn more about protecting their families from the use of the internet and mobile devices.  Topics to be covered include web filtering software and some basic mobile device practices.  Parents are encouraged to share advice on what has worked for their families during the small group discussion portion of the program.  Questions may be directed to bros. Jonathan Hodel or Byron Gerber.
Wednesday 11/18 - Memorandum
Volunteers Needed to Plant Trees for Washington Tornado Victims - If you or your child are willing to help on Saturday 11/7 or 11/14 from 8:00 - 12:00, please contact Bro. John Getz at Lawnscapes.  

10/25/15 Announcements


Sunday 10/25 - Singing at the Fellowship Hall at 6:00 - All are invited.  

Wednesday 10/28 - High School Worship on Wednesday at Fehr’s at 7:00


Saturday 10/31 - Annual Harvest Party at the Fellowship Hall from 6:30 to 8:00 - Please have each child bring a 1 lb bag of individually wrapped candy. We hope to see you all there!

Sunday 11/1 - World Relief Collection


Wednesday/Thursday 11/4-5 - Topical Bible Study “Our Christian Heritage” at 7:00 at the Fellowship Hall -  Bro. Dick Meister from West Lafayette will be with us to explain the history of Christianity from the early church to this present time.
Saturday 11/14 - The Bible Class Harvest Dinner  6:30  -  Make your reservations by November 1st by contacting sisters: Jenny Hodel or Brenda Martin. If you are unable to attend but would still like to support and contribute to the work trip, please feel free make a donation

Friday 11/13 Hospital Lumiere Benefit at Five Points in Washington. The food court and silent auction start at 4:30. The live auction begins at 7:00. For more information, or to donate an item or service, see the announcement on the church bulletin board or visit the World Relief website. You can also contact Bro. Rich Bertschi (309) 467-2351 or lemangm@mtco.com.

Haiti Support - There is a signup sheet on the bulletin board to support those from Roanoke who are in Haiti with prayers, letters, and packages.

Job Opportunity - Apostolic Christian Skylines is looking for a Director of Nursing.  Additional information is on the bulletin board or you can contact Bro. Matt Feucht.