January’s Collection - Roanoke Nursing Home and Building Fund - You can donate at: roanokeacchurch.org or make checks out to the Apostolic Christian Church. Please state on the memo line which fund it is for.
Sunday 1/16 - Peoria Rescue Mission Services - Cancelled due to COVID
SMC - will meet in the dining room at 7:15
HOPE - The HOPE Bible Study will be held at Bro. Jason & Sis. Emma Bradle’s home at 7:00.
ACTIVE - will meet in the Bible Class at 7:30
Saturday 1/22 - Ladies’ Coffee at the Fellowship Hall from 9:00 - 10:30 - Oh Magnify the Lord! Come for a morning of worship, devotions, discussion, and fellowship as we exalt the Lord together!
Saturday 1/29 - Bible Class Ski Trip - There is room on the bus and anyone from the church is welcome to join us. Please contact Bro. Eric or Sis. Jodi Hoffman for more info.
Sunday 1/30 - 2nd Service - We will begin studying the book of James
Plans for Holy Week - including Palm Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter. This will be April 10 - 17.
Prairie Choristers - If you are interested in singing with the Prairie Choristers, please contact Bro. Phil Hodel by Sunday, January 16, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth Choir - Bro. Phil is also finding out if there is enough interest in continuing with the Youth Choir. This is for any student in 3rd grade through Senior who is interested. If your children would like to sing, please contact Brother Phil by Sunday, January 16, at email@example.com.
2022 Church Directories - will be available at the carport doors this week and next week and then will be moved to the North hall bookcase.
2022 Pocket Schedule Cards - are now available on the North hall bookcase.
From the Leman Family - A huge thank you to the Roanoke church family for the Christmas cards that were sent! Our friends arrived from furlough and it was such a joy to open everyone's cards here on the other side of the world! And we await the box you all so lovingly put togetherl! We love and miss you all!
From Sis. Sally Blunier - Thank you so very much for the birthday cards I received for my 95th birthday. I appreciated it very much. I have lived quite a few years and have seen a lot of things happen. One thing is certain, God is always there and does provide. One thing I like to remember is “If you can’t have the best of everything, make the best of everything you have!” I appreciate your thoughtfulness and May God bless! A least one -
From Leslie Wettstein - I want to thank all my christian friends who prayed for my recovery from my recent surgery and brought me meals, came caroling and the youth for a bag of fruit. I am so blessed to have christian friends who have love and concern for me. I am doing well now and I know many prayers have been answered and I feel the Lord's presence every day. In Christian Love and with much appreciation - Thanks again and the Lord Bless You All.
Other Ways to Learn and Serve
The 2022 Midwest Food Bank Virtual On-line Silent Auction is scheduled for March 31 to April 1. The Midwest Food Bank Gala Dinner and Live Auction will return this year on Saturday April 2. The Roanoke committee is currently seeking homemade items, themed dinners or events, and business products or services as auction items. Cash donations can be used by the committee to purchase items for the gala or as Benefit sponsorships. Tables for up to 8 are available for the Gala Dinner and Auction. Deadline for donations will be February 28th. Please contact Jon or Jill Fehr for donations and/or table tickets: Jon Fehr 309-275-4573(c) firstname.lastname@example.org Jill Fehr 309-261-4711(c) email@example.com
2022 Cultivating Connections Marriage Conference by ACCFS will be hosted on February 11th-12th in Latty, OH. This year's theme is Renewing your Marriage, and we look forward to a time of learning, encouragement, and fellowship. Registration is required for this in-person only event. More information as well as registration can be found at: www.accounseling.org/marriageconference2022 Some of the marriage conference sessions will be made available on AC Central. Roanoke will be hosting this conference on Feb 10-11, 2023