10/31/21 Announcements

October’s Collection- Fellowship Hall Maintenance Fund

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…”


Wednesday 11/3

  • Memorandum - Roanoke ministers

  • HOPE - will meet at Bro. Jason & Sis. Emma Bradle’s home at 7:00.

  • ACTIVE - will meet in the Bible class room  at 7:15. 

  • SMC - will be held in the dining room at 7:15


Thursday 11/4 - Helping Hands from 9:00 - 3:00 - All are welcome


11/4-11/6 Hospital Lumiere’s Virtual Benefit Auction-   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.


Sunday 11/7

  • Prayer Gathering at 8:45 in the Intermediate SS Room

  • Peoria Rescue Mission Service - we will leave from the West parking lot at 7:15.  Extra singers are welcome.   The service is at 8 AM.  (Don't forget the time change) At present, they request that you wear a mask when entering and leaving the Chapel.   Any questions, please contact Bro. Tim Martin.

  • 2nd Service- Matthew 11-13

    • The Narrative: Matthew shows how different people respond to Jesus, including John the Baptist.   Some embrace him and some reject him.  Chapter 12 is the turning point of the book where the Pharisees begin to discuss how they can destroy Jesus.  

    • The 3rd Sermon - Parables of the Kingdom - Almost every parable begins with the phrase: “The kingdom of heaven is like…” He explains to his followers why he uses the parables in 13:11 “...because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them (those who reject him) it is not given” 

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

  • Lost and Found - Any items not claimed by today will be donated.


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


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

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