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10/29/17 Announcements

Tuesday 10/31 - Harvest Party at the Fellowship Hall from 6:30-8:30 - for the 3-yr-olds through 8th graders.  Please have each child bring one pound of individually wrapped candy.


Wednesday 11/1
  • Topical Study on Hosea by Bro. Matt Kaufmann (Bloomington) -  This is continuation of The Gospel in the Old Testament - Foreshadows of Christ.  The following Wednesday on 11/8, Bro. Jeremiah Psinas will be speaking on Joel and Micah
  • High School W.O.W. - There will be no WOW this coming Wednesday as all Bible Class students are to meet at the Fellowship Hall at 7pm to set up, walk through, and practice singing for the Harvest Dinner.. Any Junior or Senior that is signed up to go on the Mission Trip is expected to attend Wednesday's and Saturday's events.
  • H.O.P.E. is Cancelled
  • Scripture Memory Class


Friday 11/3 - Young Group “Get in the Word" at 7:30 at Bradles'


Saturday 11/4
  • Harvest Dinner at the Fellowship Hall at 6:30 - This is to support of the 2018 Bible Class Mission Trip.  Students are to arrive at the Fellowship Hall on Saturday at 4:45pm.
  • Saturday 11/4 - Young Group Washington Invite at the Goodfield Fellowship Hall - Registration begins at 1:30


Sunday 11/5 - HarvestCall Collection - Apostolic Christian HarvestCall exists to enable the brotherhood to come together and proclaim Christ & serve others, in the US, Mexico, Haiti, Jamaica, Europe and other places as the Lord leads. Many hurting people throughout the world need our help to be lifted out of spiritual and material poverty. Although what was once two organizations —World Relief and Mission Committee — are now integrated into one, our needs did not decrease. In fact, mission opportunities are expanding as brethren hear and respond to the Lord’s call. Thank you for your love, prayers and generosity.


Sunday 11/12 - ACYF at Forrest - ACYF night has been rescheduled from Sunday 11/5 to Sunday 11/12 due to a scheduling conflict with the attending churches. Forest will now hold a one night Bible Class singing. The start time has been moved up to 5:30pm to accommodate the 12 churches attending.


Friday 11/10 - The Apostolic Christian HarvestCall Benefit Auction for Hospital Lumiere - will be held 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 HarvestCall website.  If you have any questions please contact Bro. Rich Bertschi (309) 467-2351 or lemangm@mtco.com.

Roanoke Church Work Team to Haiti - The Roanoke church has another opportunity to support the Lords work in Haiti with this season's construction team.  This year's dates are February 16-23, 2018.  The work team also provides a chance to interact with the Yordy family as they serve the Lord there.  Anyone interested in joining this year's team please contact Bro. Jonathan Hodel.

10/22/17 Announcements

Sunday 10/22 - Roanoke Home Collection

Tuesday 10/24 - Young Group Singing at the Roanoke Home at 7:00

Wednesday 10/25 - Ezekiel - Bro. Fred Witzig (Washington) - This is continuation of The Gospel in the Old Testament - Foreshadows of Christ.  Additional dates and topics are:  11/1 - Bro. Matt Kaufmann on Hosea, 11/8 - Bro. Jeremiah Psinas on Joel and Micah)

Friday 10/27 - G.Y.G. (Gathering Young Groups) at Gridley

Tuesday 10/31 - Harvest Party at the Fellowship Hall from 6:30-8:30 - for the 3-yr-olds through 8th graders.

Saturday 11/4 - Harvest Dinner at 6:30 - The Bible Class will be hosting a Harvest Dinner to raise funds for their work trip to Jamaica next spring. To support this endeavor, please make your reservations by this Wednesday, October 25 to Sis. Jenny Hodel (phone/text: 256-5522, email: jenny@hodelbros.com). A minimum donation of $40 per person will be collected the night of the dinner. If desired, table reservations for groups of eight can be made and valet parking will be available.

Friday 11/10 - The Apostolic Christian HarvestCall Benefit Auction for Hospital Lumiere - will be held 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 HarvestCall website.  If you have any questions please contact Bro. Rich Bertschi (309) 467-2351 or lemangm@mtco.com.

Roanoke Church Work Team to Haiti - The Roanoke church has another opportunity to support the Lords work in Haiti with this season's construction team.  This year's dates are February 16-23, 2018.  The work team also provides a chance to interact with the Yordy family as they serve the Lord there.  Anyone interested in joining this year's team please contact Bro. Jonathan Hodel.

10/15/17 Announcements

Sunday 10/15 - Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30

Wednesday 10/18
  • Nursing Home Update at the Fellowship Hall at 7:00 - The Board of Directors and the Administration at the nursing home would like to hold a meeting to update the congregation on key financial information, occupancy trends, and volunteer opportunities.  Please plan to attend this meeting as your presence would be very much appreciated.
  • All Youth Programs will start at 7:00 to coincide with the Nursing Home meeting
    • Scripture Memory Class
    • H.O.P.E. will be in the Church Dining Room
    • A.C.T.I.V.E. will be in the Church Basement
    • High School W.O.W. at Bro. Jon Fehr's home

Friday 10/20 - Young Group Bible Study at Sis. Rachel Sauder’s at 7:30

Saturday 10/21 - College Weekend in Bloomington at 1:00 -anyone college age and older is welcome to come!

Sunday 10/22
  • Roanoke Home Collection
  • Bible Class at Fairbury for Invite-a-Church - Students are to meet at the Roanoke High School at 7am sharp. They should return to Roanoke around 6:30-7:00

Saturday 11/4 - Harvest Dinner at 6:30 - The Bible Class will be hosting a Harvest Dinner to raise funds for their work trip to Jamaica next spring. To support this endeavor, please make your reservations by October 25 to Sis. Jenny Hodel (phone/text: 256-5522, email: jenny@hodelbros.com). A minimum donation of $40 per person will be collected the night of the dinner. If desired, table reservations for groups of eight can be made and valet parking will be available.

Friday 11/10 - The Apostolic Christian HarvestCall Benefit Auction for Hospital Lumiere - will be held 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 HarvestCall website.  If you have any questions please contact Bro. Rich Bertschi (309) 467-2351 or lemangm@mtco.com.

Job Opening for the Caretaker Position at the Tennessee Fellowship Hall - Additional information is on the bulletin board.

Yordys and Sis. Rachel Fehr - To help our church family stay connected with those serving in foreign countries there is a sign up sheet on the bulletin board for prayers and letters.

10/8/17 Announcements

Wednesday 10/11 -  Apostolic Christian Life Points by Bro. Ron Messner - This will be in place of Wednesday evening services and will be at the Fellowship Hall

Saturday 10/14 - Bible Class and Young Group Fish Fry at Bro. Greg Moser's - 5:30 supper - arrive anytime after 5:00.  Games and bonfire singing to follow.

Sunday 10/15
  • Peoria Rescue Mission Services -  The group going to the Peoria Rescue Mission for church services will leave from the Church parking lot (West side) at 7:15 AM.  For additional information see Bro. Tim Martin
  • Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30

Wednesday 10/18 - Nursing Home Update - The Board of Directors and the Administration at the nursing home would like to hold an update meeting on Wed. Oct. 18th at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall.  This meeting is intended to update the congregation on key financial information, occupancy trends, and volunteer opportunities.  Please plan to attend this meeting as your presence would be very much appreciated.

Sunday 10/22 - Roanoke Home Collection

Saturday 11/4 - Harvest Dinner at 6:30 - The Bible Class will be hosting a Harvest Dinner to raise funds for their work trip to Jamaica next spring. To support this endeavor, please make your reservations by October 25 to Sis. Jenny Hodel (phone/text: 256-5522, email: jenny@hodelbros.com). A minimum donation of $40 per person will be collected the night of the dinner. If desired, table reservations for groups of eight can be made and valet parking will be available.

Friday 11/10 - The Apostolic Christian HarvestCall Benefit Auction for Hospital Lumiere - will be held 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 HarvestCall website.  If you have any questions please contact Bro. Rich Bertschi (309) 467-2351 or lemangm@mtco.com.

Silver Lining Survey - The Silver Lining is seeking input from readers AND non-readers of the magazine to determine the best way to publish Apostolic Christian-related content that everyone in the brotherhood finds beneficial and easy to access, whether in print, online or some other format.  The link for survey is in the emailed announcements. For those who don’t use the internet, the survey will be in the October issue.