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9/15/19 Announcements


Sunday 9/15
·    ACYF Day at Forrest - Please have your Bible Class students at the high school by 7:00am. They plan to be back around 6:30pm. Breakfast, lunch, and supper will all be provided by the Forrest Church. 
·    Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30

Saturday 9/21 - Volunteers Needed to Remove Trees at 8:00 AM  - A crew of volunteers is needed to remove two large trees in the cemetery and at the north west corner of the fellowship hall.  We will need people to drag brush to the brush chipper, cut some wood, haul chunks of wood to the trailer and clean up with rakes. All help will be very much appreciated . Contact brothers: Jason Knepp or Greg Moser with any questions.

Sunday 9/22 - Building Fund Collection - A special collection for the projects outlined by the trustees will be on 10/22 and 10/29.  Please make checks out to Apostolic Christian Church with building fund on the memo line. If you choose to donate online please select the "special collection-building fund" from the drop down menu.

Friday 10/11 Loving Shepherd Ministries Benefit at Five Points - The meal and Silent Auction start at 5:30PM with the Live Auction starting at 6:30PM.  And, this year, anyone who comes to the Auction for the first time will have their total auction bill matched dollar-for-dollar by a generous donor to help even more children. If you would like to donate an item, please contact Sis. Brittany Schwind at 309-678-8205 or brittany.schwind@gmail.com.  The auction is a wonderful evening of fellowship and enjoyment while raising much needed funds to help the world’s most vulnerable children. There will be free childcare provided, so couples with young children are encouraged to attend.

Saturday 11/16 - Save the Date: The Bible Class Harvest Dinner - This is the fundraiser for their 2020 mission trip to Jamaica. More information will be given later.

Prairie Choristers and Youth Choir - In a few weeks the Prairie Choristers and Youth Choir will begin practicing for this year's Christmas program. If you or your children would like to sing in either group, please contact Brother Phil Hodel at plhodel@gmail.com.

Resources
·    Brotherhood Conference Messages are available on AC Central on the Events tab
·    ACCFS Breaking Bread Podcasts are available on AC Central on the Studio tab -they just completed their 100th podcast “Social Anxiety in Children”
·    “Understanding our Vision and Purpose” is available on AC Central on Around the Table tab
·    If you would like a copy of the recent conference summary that was given to our church on Wednesday night on 8/14, please contact Bro. Matt Leman to have it sent  to your phone (CDs are also available)


9/8/19 Announcements


Sunday 9/8
·       Berean Stamp Collection - Many stamps are used for the Bible studies and other materials that they send to the inmates. The ministry is very appreciative of everyone who helps grade the Bible studies. Approximately 5,000 bibles and 10,000 Bible studies are mailed out each year. There will be a basket in the north hall Sept. 8 and 15 if you would like to donate a roll or book of stamps. If you have any questions, please see sisters: Donna or Rebekah Schwind. 

·       Last Day to RSVP for Ladies’ Day on 9/14 - sign up on the bulletin board or email Sis. Jill Sauder at jsauder72@gmail.com. Please join us for a day of inspirational talks and discussions as we focus on our identity in Christ.  We will hear about who we are in Christ, our identity in the current season of life, and about building community in the Kingdom.  What a blessing to be called Daughters of the King! All women, high school age and above, who attend the Roanoke church are invited.  It will be at the fellowship hall from 9:15-1:30, with registration and a coffee bar from 8:45-9:15.  

Wednesday - 9/11 - Financial Topical Bible Study at the Fellowship Hall - this is the first of a two part series to be held on 9/11 and 9/25 that will include topics such as:  what the Scripture says about finances, how to budget and getting out of debt.  If you have any questions, please contact Bro. Jonathan or Sis. Megan Hodel who will be presenting on this important topic. 

Thursday - 9/12 - Berean Prison Ministry Banquet at Five Points- There are still seats available  There is information on the bulletin board.  Disregard the cutoff date on the reservation form....we'd love to have you. Any questions, please see Bros.  Bob Bradle or Tim Martin.

Saturday 9/14 - Volunteers Needed to Remove Trees - A crew of volunteers is needed to remove two large trees in the cemetery and at the north west corner of the fellowship hall.  We will need people to drag brush to the brush chipper, cut some wood, haul chunks of wood to the trailer and clean up with rakes. The project will start at 1:30 on September the 14th (ladies conference in the fellow ship hall till 1:30) and again on September 21st at 8:00 AM. All help will be very much appreciated . Contact brothers: Jason Knepp or Greg Moser with any questions.

Sunday 9/15
·       ACYF Day at Forrest
·       Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30

Prairie Choristers and Youth Choir - In a few weeks the Prairie Choristers and Youth Choir will begin practicing for this year's Christmas program. If you or your children would like to sing in either group, please contact Brother Phil Hodel at plhodel@gmail.com.

Maintenance Project Update - The trustees want to thank everyone for the great support on the 2 maintenance projects. With over 200 ballots cast there was unanimous support for the outside brick maintenance and a strong majority for replacing the hall carpet. As mentioned, we have set aside 2 Sundays Sept. 22 and Sept 29 for a special building fund collection or you can give online. There will be no scheduled Sunday School collection this year. The outside work is scheduled to begin this fall and we will proceed with carpet replacement as funds permit.

9/1/19 Announcements


Sunday 9/1 - Last Day to Vote on the Repair Projects

Thursday 9/5 - Helping Hands from 9:00-3:00 - Many volunteers can be used for Helping Hands this month.  We have been blessed to have been asked to do projects for our own Nursing Home & the Cancer Center....plus our ongoing projects. Often people think they are not qualified, but a wide variety of skills are needed: coloring, tying, cutting, taping, packing, sweeping, counting, simple machine sewing, and a desire to encourage others. Anyone with an hour or 6 hours can help: men, women, students, young moms with pre-schoolers. For more information: text or call sisters: Joan or Martha.

Friday 9/6 - Hymn Sing at Timber Ridge - The 7th and 8th grade students, teachers, and their families, are invited to an evening hymn sing at the Timber Ridge (Home for the Handicapped) in Morton. Please meet at 6:10 pm at the old Commerce bank in Roanoke. Singing begins at 7 pm.  We plan to go out for pizza afterwards. Please RSVP to Bro. Eric and Sis. Jodi Hoffman.

Sunday 9/8 - Berean Stamp Collection - Many stamps are used for the Bible studies and other materials that they send to the inmates. The ministry is very appreciative of everyone who helps grade the Bible studies. Approximately 5,000 bibles and 10,000 Bible studies are mailed out each year. There will be a basket in the north hall Sept. 8 and 15 if you would like to donate a roll or book of stamps. Additional information about Berean Prison Ministries and their annual banquet is posted on the bulletin board. If you have any questions, please see sisters: Donna or Rebekah Schwind. 

Wednesday - 9/11 - Financial Topical Bible Study at the Fellowship Hall - this is the first of a two part series to be held on 9/11 and 9/25 that will include topics such as:  what the Scripture says about finances, how to budget and getting out of debt.  If you have any questions, please contact Bro. Jonathan or Sis. Megan Hodel who will be presenting on this important topic. 

Saturday 9/14
  • Ladies’ Day - “Daughters of the King” will be the theme for this year’s Ladies’ Day. We look forward to a day of cross-generational interaction, fellowship and encouragement through talks and discussions for all women who attend Roanoke church, high school age and above. It will be at the fellowship hall from 9:15 - 1:30, with registration and a coffee bar from 8:45 - 9:15. Please RSVP by September 9 by signing up on the bulletin  board or emailing Sis. Jill Sauder at jsauder72@gmail.com.
  • Volunteers Needed to Remove Trees - A crew of volunteers is needed to remove two large trees in the cemetery and at the north west corner of the fellowship hall.  We will need people to drag brush to the brush chipper, cut some wood, haul chunks of wood to the trailer and clean up with rakes. The project will start at 1:30 on September the 14th (ladies conference in the fellow ship hall till 1:30) and again on September 21st at 8:00 AM. All help will be very much appreciated . Contact brothers: Jason Knepp or Greg Moser with any questions.

8/25/19 Announcements


Sunday 8/25
·     Sunday School Starts at 9:45
·     Trustee Announcement - The trustees plan to take a few minutes after the service Sunday morning  to present some maintenance projects for the church building

Friday 9/6 - Hymn Sing at Timber Ridge - The 7th and 8th grade students, teachers, and their families, are invited to an evening hymn sing at the Timber Ridge (Home for the Handicapped) in Morton. Please meet at 6:10 pm at the old Commerce bank in Roanoke. Singing begins at 7 pm.  We plan to go out for pizza afterwards. Please RSVP to Bro. Eric and Sis. Jodi Hoffman.

Wednesday - 9/11 - Financial Topical Bible Study at the Fellowship Hall - this is the first of a two part series to be held on 9/11 and 9/25 that will include topics such as:  what the Scripture says about finances, how to budget and getting out of debt.  If you have any questions, please contact Bro. Jonathan or Sis. Megan Hodel who will be presenting on this important topic. 

Saturday 9/14 - Ladies’ Day - “Daughters of the King” will be the theme for this year’s Ladies’ Day. We look forward to a day of cross-generational interaction, fellowship and encouragement through talks and discussions for all women who attend Roanoke church, high school age and above. It will be at the fellowship hall from 9:15 - 1:30, with registration and a coffee bar from 8:45 - 9:15. Please RSVP by September 9 by signing up on the bulletin  board or emailing Sis. Jill Sauder at jsauder72@gmail.com.

HarvestCall Missionary Packet Updates -  You can pick them up by the north hall bulletin board. The missionaries appreciate your prayerful support for them while they are in the field. There are books available if you have not picked one up before. Please check with Bro. Jim or Sis. Marge Braker if you have questions. Thank you!

Around the Table - If you have not been able to download “Around the Table” onto AC Central please see Bro. Frank, one of the IT brothers, or someone younger who can help you. 

8/18/19 Announcements


Sunday 8/18
·    Fellowship Hall Maintenance Fund Collection
·    Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30
·    ISU Young Group/Wesleyan/Heartland Community College Annual Welcome Night -  A pizza dinner will begin at 4:00 at the Bloomington church, and parents are encouraged to attend! This evening is meant to be an informational meeting about our young group, but more importantly as a night to become acquainted with one another in anticipation for the upcoming school year. An RSVP is not necessary

Weekend of Aug 23rd - The Nursing Home Benefit
·     There are sign-up sheets on the bulletin board for:  
o  Pies for Friday evening dinner and Saturday lunch stand.
o  Helpers for the pies
o  Pop donations 
o  Clean-up committee
·     Farmer’s Market. Produce can be dropped Friday afternoon/evening
·     Baked Goods - Donations can be dropped off at Country View Lobby on Fri.12:00-3:00 
·     Help Needed Sitting Up -
o  Thursday, August 22 at 6:00, we will be setting up tables and chairs. We would really appreciate having men and boys come to help out. 
o  On Friday morning, we will be doing more set-up from 8:00-12:00. Men and women are needed.Lunch will be provided.

Sunday 8/25 - First Day of Sunday School - Start time is 9:45

Sunday 9/8 - Invite-A-Guest Weekend is Cancelled and will be Rescheduled 

Thursday 9/12 - Berean Prison Ministries Annual Banquet at 6:00pm at 5 Points - For additional banquet information please contact Bros: Bob Bradle and Tim Martin.  Information is also located in the back hall or you can go online at: https://bereanprisonministries.org/events-2/

Need for Volunteer Drivers  - Our Home in Roanoke is in immediate need of volunteer drivers to  transport residents to activates and Dr. appointments. There are 2 caravans that the Home owns to use for transportation.  If this is something you think you could help the Home with, please contact Michelle Kennell at 309-923-2071, Ext. 114, or email her at michelle@achroanoke.org.

HarvestCall Missionary Packet Updates -  You can pick them up by the north hall bulletin board. The missionaries appreciate your prayerful support for them while they are in the field. There are books available if you have not picked one up before. Please check with Bro. Jim or Sis. Marge Braker if you have questions. Thank you!

Conference Summary - Although Wed. night’s conference summary talk is not available on AC Central, anyone may request a CD. 

The General Conference Message - This year, we will not be playing the messages during Wednesday night church.  A written summary of the talks will be e-mailed out on Monday. The talks are also available on AC Central under the event tab. 

Around the Table - The Elder Body is pleased to announce the debut of Around the Table, a podcast containing Christ-centered teaching on AC Central (an update is required and will be available this Sunday). Our desire is that listeners will become more fully equipped through this audio teaching to fulfill our role in the body of Christ, for his kingdom and glory. Around the Table is produced by Onward Media, a new Apostolic Christian communications organization which is forming now and will be fully active Jan. 2020. Onward Media will be responsible for Apostolic Christian Publications (the bookstore), The Silver Lining, AC Central, our national church website, and other existing and new content. For more information, see www.onwardmedia.org.

8/11/19 Announcements


Wednesday 8/14 - Conference Summary

Saturday 8/17 - Back to School Pizza Party for freshmen through seniors from 6-9pm at Bro. Jonathan and Sis. Megan’s home. Students are encouraged to invite a friend.

Sunday 8/18
·       Fellowship Hall Maintenance Fund Collection
·       Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30
·      ISU Young Group/Wesleyan/Heartland Community College Annual Welcome Night -  A pizza dinner will begin at 4:00 at the Bloomington church, and parents are encouraged to attend! This evening is meant to be an informational meeting about our young group, but more importantly as a night to become acquainted with one another in anticipation for the upcoming school year. An RSVP is not necessary

Weekend of Aug 23rd - The Nursing Home Benefit
·      There are sign-up sheets on the bulletin board for:  
o  Pies for Friday evening dinner and Saturday lunch stand.
o  Helpers for the pies
o  Pop donations 
o  Clean-up committee
·       Farmer’s Market. Produce can be dropped Friday afternoon/evening
·       Baked Goods - The congregation is also encouraged to bake items for the bake sale. Donations for the bake sale can be dropped off in the Country View Lobby from 12:00-3:00 on Friday, August 23.

Silver Lining - Silver Lining committee is asking readers to submit a short essay on: "practical ways to maintain contentment when it's so easy to compare & complain." The contributions are due by Sept. 16. Additional information is on the bulletin board. 

Need for Volunteer Drivers  - Our Home in Roanoke is in immediate need of volunteer drivers to  transport residents to activates and Dr. appointments.  There are 2 caravans that the Home owns to use for transportation.  If this is something you think you could help the Home with, please contact Michelle Kennell at 309-923-2071, Ext. 114, or email her at michelle@achroanoke.org.

8/4/19 Announcements

Sunday 8/4 
·       ACCFS Collection
·        2020 Junior and Senior Mission Trip Meeting - There will be an informational meeting in the cafeteria following afternoon services for all Junior and Senior students and pare8/nts. If you are not able to attend this meeting, please contact Bro. Brad or Sis. Jill Sauder.

Wed-Fri 8/7-9 - Pray for the Conference In Goodfield - The elders meet on Wed - Thurs, Thurs   evening, is the elder/minister meeting and Fri  is the General Conference

Weekend of Aug 23rd - The Nursing Home Benefit
·      There are sign-up sheets on the bulletin board for:  
o  Pies for Friday evening dinner and Saturday lunch stand.
o  Helpers for the pies
o  Pop donations 
o  Clean-up committee
·      Farmer’s Market. Produce can be dropped Friday afternoon/evening
  • Baked Goods - The congregation is also encouraged to bake items for the bake sale. Donations for the bake sale can be dropped off in the Country View Lobby from 12:00-3:00 on Friday, August 23

7/28/19 Announcements

Thursday 8/1 - Helping Hands from 9:00-12:00 - All are welcome!

Saturday 8/3 - Gateway Woods Auction - Thanks for your support and prayers.  There is still a need for volunteers to help at the sale.  Contact Bro. Clark Leman for details.

Sunday 8/4

  • ACCFS Collection 
  • 2020 Junior and Senior Mission Trip Meeting - There will be an informational meeting in the cafeteria following afternoon services to discuss the 2020 Mission Trip for all Junior and Senior students and parents. If you are not able to attend this meeting, please contact Bro. Brad or Sis. Jill Sauder.


  • Weekend of Aug 23rd
    • The Nursing Home Benefit
    • 2019 Men’s Sing in Latty -  Anyone interested may visit ACMenSing.org to register.

    Saturday, 9/14/19, Ladies' Day - Save the Date! More details will be coming soon.

    Weekend of Oct 18th - Cultivating Connections Marriage Conference by ACCFS in MortonMarriage is often a mystery – Couples can spend their entire life trying to solve this mystery. The apostle Paul describes marriage as only part of a greater mystery- that is, Christ and the Church. This greater mystery involves loving as Christ loved, serving as Christ served, submitting as Christ submitted, and giving as Christ gave. Reflecting on this mystery can change our marriages.
    You can register for the conference by clicking here: https://www.accounseling.org/marriageconference2019/


    3 Year Old Sunday School Sign Up on Bulletin Board - This is for children who turn 3 years old by September 1st. 


    7/21/19 Announcements


    Sunday 7/21 
    • Sunday School Election - Today is the final day to vote. Results will be made known at the end of July.
    • Nursing Home Auction Items Due Today -  If you are able to donate a new item or service for the auction, please fill out one of the forms located on the lady’s bulletin board. If you have any questions, please contact sisters Cheryl Baurer or Kathy Knapp.
    • Family Hymn Sing at the Home at 1:30  

    Saturday 8/3 - Gateway Woods Auction -  Donations are appreciated. Please contact our Gateway representative Bro. Clark Leman if you have an item to donate or would like an item purchased for you. 

    Weekend of Aug 23rd
    • The Nursing Home Benefit
    • 2019 Men’s Sing in Latty -  Anyone interested may visit ACMenSing.org to register.

    Weekend of Oct 18th - Cultivating Connections Marriage Conference by ACCFS in MortonMarriage is often a mystery – Couples can spend their entire life trying to solve this mystery. The apostle Paul describes marriage as only part of a greater mystery- that is, Christ and the Church. This greater mystery involves loving as Christ loved, serving as Christ served, submitting as Christ submitted, and giving as Christ gave. Reflecting on this mystery can change our marriages.
    You can register for the conference by clicking here: https://www.accounseling.org/marriageconference2019/

    3 Year Old Sunday School Sign Up on Bulletin Board - This is for children who turn 3 years old by September 1st.