ON THE FIRST SUNDAY of each month the loose plate offering, minus any quarters, goes to the Rector’s Discretionary Fund. Loose quarters continue to go to Matthew 25. If you would like your contribution to the rector’s fund to appear on your financial statement, simply use a designated envelope from the pew cardholder and note the number of your offering envelope.
WORSHIP COMMISSION meets at 6:00 p.m. this Wednesday.
EVERYONE WELCOME! Choir rehearsals will begin at 7:00 p.m. this Wednesday, September 4. Music is an integral part of the worship life of Christians. Please prayerfully consider joining us.
PRAYER NIGHT will be held at 7:00 p.m. this Thursday, September 5. We will discuss our prayer lives, offer prayers for the Church, and discuss important Christian topics for the month.
USHERS, mark your calendars now for a meeting next Sunday at 9:15 a.m. All current ushers are asked to be present. New members are always welcome.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES for students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 begin next Sunday at 10:15.
A YOUTH GROUP COOKOUT for students in grades 6 through 12 will be held next Sunday, beginning at 3:00 p.m. at the home of Mike and Kelli MacDonald, 15915 Bayview Boulevard, Grabill. Please contact Cindy Spice, 348-7061, to let her know that you plan to attend and what dish you are able to provide.
THE LUNCH BUNCH will dine at The Quiet Corner, 3242 E 500 S-57, Churubusco, at 12:30 on Tuesday, September 10. A carpool will leave the church at 11:30. Please sign the poster on the bulletin board in the narthex. If you need to cancel your reservation, contact Anita at 348-1170 or 341-4057.
ALTAR GUILD meets on Saturday, September 14 to clean. Many hands will make the task go quickly. All current members are asked to be present. New members are always welcome.
ONE YEAR BIBLE STUDY meets September 15 at 9:15 a.m.
JUNIOR CHOIR Students in grade 2 and up are welcome to join the new junior choir, which will rehearse every Sunday, beginning September 15, from approximately 11:30 to noon. Plan now to add these rehearsals to your calendar.
SIGN UP NOW to help with our Johnny Appleseed Festival booth. Setup is at 4:00 p.m. on the afternoon of Friday, September 20. The festival is Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Join us for a three-hour shift as a cook or server on Saturday and Sunday, or as an early morning fire starter. We provide the attire and supplies. Come and enjoy the fun and fellowship. If you’re new, why not join the crew?
FOOD BANK CURRENT NEEDS: jelly, pancake mix, pancake syrup, cereal, fruit juice, spaghetti sauce, laundry soap, dishwashing liquid, bar soap, toilet paper, paper towels, and toothpaste. Please note that we currently have an overabundance of vegetables and soup. We can always use workers 2½ hours once a month or when convenient for you.
Please remember in prayer: Nancy Ashley, Sally Ault, Trudy Bixler, Jack Boyd, Kathy Bromley, Dick Camp, Loretta Curtis, Andrew Davis, Michael Dawson, John Diver, Bob Edington, Vickie Faux, Jeanne Hahn, Macy Hubley, Shirley Johnson, Mike Leburg, Larry Link, Pat MacWhorter, Reggie McMahan, Derek Palmer, Leslie Peters, Sandra Rademaker, Marian Randall, John Renner, Chris Sanxter, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Pat Stath, Bill Townsend, Carolyn Townsend, Jim Trueblood, Military: Jacob Almonrode, Som Amphonephong, Justin Dixon, Jeremy Faux, Becky James, Mark James, Mark Kerr, Eric Lamberty, Logan Miller, Christopher Ray, Kyle Strong, Ty Sumner, Rob Tuttle