10/24/21 Announcements

 October’s Collection- Fellowship Hall Maintenance Fund

 Sunday 10/24

  • 2nd Service - Matthew 4-7

    • The Narrative:  Christ’s temptation in the wilderness and the beginning of his ministry where he announces the arrival of God’s Kingdom. This Kingdom is central to his teaching because Matthew mentions it over 50 times.

    • The 1st Sermon - the Sermon on the Mount - Jesus describes a new kingdom - an upside down kingdom which is different from the kingdoms of the world. It is a kingdom where hearts are transformed and people love God by loving their enemies.

  • Last Day to Reserve Tickets for Mission Trip Harvest Dinner - It will be held on Sunday 11/7 at the Fellowship Hall at 5:30.  Please contact Sis. Mandy Yordy at 309-678-5484 or smyordy98@gmail.com, Thank you for your support!


Wednesday 10/27 - ACTIVE and HOPE - Our annual praise & worship night will be held at Bro. Nate and Sis. Jamie Hodel's on Wednesday evening. Students will be served supper at 6:45 before beginning the evening at 7. Please have students meet in the farm shop. The evening will conclude at 8:30.


Saturday 10/30 - Harvest Party from 7:00 to 8:30 - for 3 year olds - 8th grade - See attachment below


Sunday 10/31

  • 2nd Service - Matthew 8-10

    • The Narrative: 3 groups of miracles. In between each group Jesus teaches to follow him.  

    • The 2nd Sermon - The Sending of the 12 - Jesus tells the disciples to preach that “the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”  He instructs how they should respond to the persecution they will face:  “Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves…” 


Hospital Lumiere’s Virtual Benefit Auction- Donations are needed for the auction planned for Thursday November 4 through Saturday November 6. Auction items should be in by Oct. 31. For more information or to donate an item or service, visit the HarvestCall website or the auction website at:  32auctions.com/HospitalLumiere.


Lost and Found - Please check the lost and found shelves located between the ladies' restroom and the bulletin board. Any items not claimed by November 7 will be donated.


Sunday 11/8 - Ballots for the Roanoke Church Remodel Project are Due - You can vote by email, mail or the ballot box in the back hall. 


Saturday 11/20 - Testimonies - Ethan Hodel, Natalie Hodel, and Riley Beer


New Convert - Javin Feucht (son of Bro. Matt and Sis. Jennifer)


Other Ways to Serve and Learn

  • Hospital Lumiere – volunteers are needed November 8-13 to help ship and deliver auction items, and to assist winning bidders picking up items in Eureka. Contact Rich Bertschi at 309-440-8012 or lemangm@mtco.com

  • HarvestCall Winter Rebuilding Project in  Lafayette, LA -  Forty volunteers are needed each week starting January 9, 2022 and continuing through March 25, 2022. Online registration is required for all team members and opens at noon Central time on Wednesday, November 17th at www.harvestcall.org

  • Apostolic Christian Medical Fellowship (ACMF) - Meeting is Saturday April 30, 2022 at the Goodfield Fellowship Center for health care providers and their spouses. If you are listed on the HarvestCall Health Care Provider list, you will receive an invitation with a Google sign-up list via email. For health care providers who are on the provider list, we appreciate your responses by April 3, 2022. For health care providers not on the list, you can contact Lori Wiegand llwiegand@gmail.com if you plan to attend.  All church associated health care providers are invited and encouraged to attend this event.

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