BETHEL—EVENT: Sun. 8/4; 11a. The gospel group Kindred Spirit will share their message during our morning service. A love offering will be collected. Everyone invited to join us! NEWS: Bethel welcomes Dr. Stewart Moody as our new pastor. (This is truly a testament to prayer, patience and following God’s lead!) We’re thrilled to have Stewart, his wife (Julie), and their daughter (Ellie) joining us. We are looking forward to walking along beside them as we follow God’s guidance to make Bethel a shining light in this community & beyond!
BROOKLET—EVENTS: (1)Wed. 8/7; 6p: “Mom’s Night Out!” first of our weekly Wed. night suppers. (2)Fri.-Sun., 8/23-25: *REVIVAL– Eternal Vision from Knoxville, TN with messages by Rev. Mike Bowen. HOMECOMING on 8/25 with dinner after revival services (*see included FLYER). NEWS: (1)Mission Trips: Int’l—1 member went to Mexico City to minister in hospitals, prisons & orphanages. Stateside—6 members went to NC into areas ravaged by hurricanes, spreading the Gospel & building porches, decks, ramps & pressure-washing houses. 2 men saved when team went witnessing throughout the local community. (2)Annual Back-to-School Hair Cut Day: Reaching into the local community to provide free services for those not able to afford back-to-school expenses. 46 families received svcs., 20 unchurched families for follow-up, 94 haircuts provided by 2 stylists & 1 barber, 94 bookbags filled w/back-to-school supplies & Bibles distributed, plus pre-school “kits” to younger visitors, 2 mommies prayed to receive Jesus during the event.
FRIENDSHIP—Sun. 9/8; 11a & 6p. One day REVIVAL with Pete Wall (1-day/2-services).
LEEFIELD—Sun. 9/22: HOMECOMING! Sunday School at 10a & Worship svc. at 11a. with our Associational Missionary, Greg Abercrombie, providing the message. Anyone welcome to join us for worship and a fellowship luncheon immediately following.
MACEDONIA—Has recently welcomed Travis Cowart as their new pastor.
MERRYWOOD—Looking for a pianist to play on Sunday mornings, offering a small compensation. If interested, please call Interim Pastor, Harold Piet at 912-515-9059.
METTER FBC—Sun. 8/11; 6p: Fellowship to HONOR our local FIRST RESPONDERS. We’ll be serving homemade ice cream, boiled peanuts & other goodies. All local law enforcement, fire, emergency medical, etc. are invited to attend!
NEW LIFE—(1)Sun. 8/4: “Move up Sunday” for Sunday school. (2)Mon. 8/5: Prayerfully wishing Candler County students a great 1st day of school! (3)Wed. 8/7: Middle School Classes on Etiquette, Manners & how to be a gentleman. (4)Sat. 8/10; 9:30a: Church wide canvassing. (5)Sun. 8/18; 8a: Men’s Breakfast. (6)Sat. 8/24; 11a: Operation Christmas Child guest speaker followed by a light lunch. (7)Sun. 8/25; 4:30p: WOM/Deacon’s Meeting. (8)Sun. 8/25; 6p: Birthday & Anniversary Fellowship.
** ORBA Student Ministry leaders . . . meeting for lunch @Vandy’s in the Statesboro Mall on Tues., Aug. 20 at 11:45 a.m.