Announcements – October 8, 2017


October 8, 2017

A:        Surely the Lord is in this place!     C:        How awesome is the presence of the Lord!

*Welcome to worship and a special welcome to guests visiting with us today. We prayed you would come and hope you are blessed as we worship together.

*We welcome back Pastor Fogarty who will preach and lead us in worship today. We are grateful for you presence, preaching and presiding at worship today.

*Today we kick-off our year-long adventure with “Jesus — Light of the World.” You will hear more about it during the children’s message. Be sure to pick up a specially prepared October devotional. There is one for adults and another for children and teens. Come join this meaningful venture to draw closer to the Light of Christ.

*The Chimes Choir will have its first meeting TODAY, after Sunday School. Chimes Director Steve Pastena invites all children ages 6 years old to 18 to come to the music room at noon to check it out.

*Each third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. is Haven Game Time in the Gathering Room.  This month we’re playing Bunko — an easy to learn dice game. Bring a snack to share. We’ll provide the beverages. Whether you know how to play or you need to learn, come have a good time. Please sign up on the attendance sheet.

*While Pastor Alessandri will be back in the office this Wednesday. Until her return, please contact Pastor Allen Reed in you would want a pastor’s presence. His phone number is in your bulletin.

*If you are interested in helping with our Hunger outreach program? The team will be having a meeting today, at 12:15pm, right after Sunday School classes are finished. We will meet in the Parlor. Bring any ideas as we prepare to organize our Christmas food baskets.

*Ladies Night out is this Tuesday at 6PM at B Street 104 in Greencastle.

*Today is the deadline to sign up for the Haven Supper Club.  Please see the information on p. 14 in your bulletin.

This week’s concerns and joys:

*Best wishes to Aura Harbaugh, Kendra Sellers, Kathy Wright, and Ann Lochbaum who celebrate birthdays this week. Congratulations to Michael and Dawn Freeman who have their wedding anniversary this Saturday and to their daughter Marissa who was married yesterday here at Haven to Michale McKenzie. We wish them the very best. Prayers for those that mourn the death of Robert Earl Mitchell, Jr.

A:        As we listen to the prelude, we prepare ourselves for worship.