Wednesday 1/9 - Helping Hands Family Night at the Fellowship Hall 6:30 - 8:00 - All families are welcome to come and participate in filling health kit bags for Haiti Sunday School children and grooming kits for young graduates of the S.E.E.D. program.
Saturday 1/12- Ladies’ Coffee from 9:00 - 11:00 - Join us for an informal morning of coffee, devotions and fellowship for all women attending Roanoke church, high school age and above, at the Fellowship Hall. Our theme for the morning is “Words”. Please come prepared to share how someone’s words have impacted your life. “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.” Psalm 19:14
- Services at Peoria Rescue Mission at 8:00 AM - We are in need of a piano player and some singing help. The service starts at 8 AM, with plenty of time to get back for our morning services. Please contact Bro. Tim Martin if you can help out.
- Hymn Sing at the Gridley Church at 6:30 PM
Pray for the Elder Forums - They are held at the Chicago Church from 1/4-1/15. The elders are divided into 4 groups, with each group meeting for 2 days. Some of the topics that will be discussed are: 1) elder accountability, 2) role of women in the church, 3) Bible Translations, 4) Accountability in the Ministry, 5) Church bolstering, 6) Vision and Guiding Principles. The purpose of these meetings are not to make decisions, but to provide a forum where “iron sharpeneth iron..” as we study God’s Word and how it applies to these topics. Bros. Tom and Frank will attend the forums on the 7th and 8th.
Silver Lining Article Request – “What have you learned about experiencing peace in an unstable world?” Additional information on how to contribute to this article is on the bulletin board.