THIS WEEK’S TEXT: “Ordination Service of Stuart Redcay”
2 Timothy 1:6-8
Taught by: Pastor Tim Boger
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
Our annual business meeting will be happening this November 13, 2022, after church during the Sunday School hour starting at 10:45 am. We will be discussing and voting on various items at the meeting so, members, please plan to attend. There will be childcare provided for children up to 6 years old during the meeting.
This will be an evening for women of all ages to come together to relax, refresh, and be encouraged. The theme, "Creating a Space" centers on hospitality and how to use our gifts and homes to minister God's grace to others. There will be worship, breakout sessions, a hot drink and dessert bar, and devotional time from Wendy Boger. All this and more Saturday Nov 12th from 6-9pm. Register at autumn.bigwoods.org
There are no Sunday School Classes this week due to the Annual Business Meeting.
ADVENTURES IN MOTHERHOOD
Adventures in Motherhood, AIM, is a faith-based ministry for moms of children ages 0-18 to come connect, grow, and fellowship together. Motherhood is wonderful but comes with unique challenges and can be isolating at times. Christian moms are called to bear one another’s burdens and consider who to stir one another up to love and good works. This is what we hope to do through this ministry- to provide a community to grow and be encouraged in our role as faithful Christian mothers. The group will meet every other Thursday, alternating mornings (10:30a-12:00p) and evenings (7:00-8:30p). Morning meetings will have childcare provided. If you have any questions, please reach out to our AIM coordinators, Jillian Best, email@example.com, and Cheyenne Redcay, firstname.lastname@example.org
Grief Share is a 13-week group aimed to help you face the challenges of grief after losing a loved one. During the sessions, we will focus on the hope and healing that is found in the truth offered through gospel. If you are interested in joining us, you can still sign up and register by contacting Wendy Boger at email@example.com. Sign up link: https://www.griefshare.org/groups/153257
Join us on Wednesday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m. for our next Prayer Gathering. There will not be a potluck before the prayer gathering. This prayer gathering is dedicated to Praising God and thanking Him for everything that has happened throughout the year! Join us as we Praise our good and faithful God. Click here to watch a video about this gathering!
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD BOXES
If you are interested in sending a box of love to children all around the world, please pick up a box at the Missions corner! November 20th is the Last day to bring in your boxes for Operation Christmas Child. The suggested amount of $10 per shoe box gets the box to its final destination. Please feel free to leave the box by the Mission Table. Thank you so much for your participation!
WORSHIP IN THE WOODS
Its that time of year again! Starting in December, every Friday and Saturday night from 6-9pm, we will be playing through a display of lights. There will be light refreshments offered as you drive into the parking lot and are parked to watch the show. The show will be begin at 6pm and will run every 30 minutes! To sign up to help with this event, please click here!
MEN’S GARAGE MINISTRY
On Thursday, December 1 at 6:00 p.m., all men will be invited to meet at the garage of Dave Frankenberger (1930 Long Run Road, Mill Hall). Men, grab a chair and come prepared to talk shop and tackle life’s challenges, while building on the strengths of your brothers in Christ.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD – MISSION TRIP
On December 7th, we are planning our first trip to the distribution processing center in Baltimore, Maryland to help process shoe boxes for children around the world. Please contact Rachael (570) 560-7717 if you plan to attend so that you can reserve your spot! If you plan to attend the event, please come to the team meeting December 4th in front of the sanctuary directly after church.
Details of the event:
When: Wednesday, December 7th
Where: Meet at church at 6:00am
Event details: Plan to be gone all day and get back late in the evening.
You have the option to bring snacks, drinks, and lunch if you would rather not buy lunch.
Wear layers, we are in a warehouse that can be chilly but if you work hard, you might get hot.
Ages 13-17 need an adult chaperone; each chaperone can be responsible for up to four students.
Women’s prayer, which is held one Saturday morning a month, is a very special time of encouragement. Please join us Saturday, December 10th from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. You will hear a personal story of a life changed by faith in Jesus Chris, followed by the opportunity to join a prayer with other ladies. Come and enjoy some coffee and a great time of sharing!
Men! Mark your calendars for this year’s Men’s Retreat happening from February 3rd to the 4th of 2023. More information to come as the date approaches.
BOOK OF THE MONTH
Don't forget about all the resources on the bookshelf! Stop by and check them out and click here to watch a short video about the books for November!
It is of utmost importance that we have the ability to communicate with one another in the body of Christ. For many years we have utilized firstname.lastname@example.org for the purpose of making our requests known so that we, together, can bring them before the Lord. We have also offered email@example.com to assist in making information, opportunities and/or goods available that would be beneficial to the body. We respectfully ask that these platforms for communication not be used to solicit monies without approval from the church office, and please refrain from political discourse or any material that is not edifying. Failure to respect these guidelines could result in removal from churchwide communication. Our desire is that this tool be encouraging to one another, as we all seek to have our words “...only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.” Ephesians 4:29 Thank you very much.
-Pastor Tim on behalf of the Elders.