SUNDAY, September 16, 2012
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HELPED with the Rally Day Breakfast last Sunday! Dick Crocker, Stan Lewis and Mary Ann Nashwere busy in the kitchen and were helped by all who brought casseroles and other breakfast foods. Many folks enjoyed a delicious meal along with friendly fellowship and an introduction to teachers as a kickoff to the new Sunday School year.
NEXT SUNDAY, Sept. 23: YOSHITO KATO, our Word of Life missionaryin Japan,will be here to bring us an update in church and Sunday School. Mr. Kato will be staying in the Boothbay region for a week, Sept. 22-29. It has been several years since he has visited, and he has gone through many trials including the death of his dear wife and the tsunami of last year. Please pray for him and pray that we may be a blessing and an encouragement to him.
ALSO NEXT SUNDAY: BREMEN CHURCH SENDOFF. We will be dedicating and sending off our own homegrown missionaries – the Woods, the Goldens, the Dickinsons and the Pallottas – as they plant a new church on the next peninsula, in Bremen, starting Sept. 30.
A POTLUCK LUNCHEON will follow the service next Sunday, Sept. 23, both to welcome Mr. Kato and to celebrate the Bremen outreach.
Please sign up today to bring a casserole, salad and/or dessert.
CONGRATULATIONS to Richard and Joanne Cain on the birth of
their grandson Austin Sawyer, son of David and Leah Cain, on Sept.
10 in California, weighing 8 lbs, 6 ozs, 21“ long. Richard and Joanne
are spending a few weeks in CA helping out the family.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
WORD OF LIFE FASCAR RALLY will kick off the church youth groups for the year on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. This is a family event involving kids of all ages. Bring your own Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars, or we have a supply here for kids to use on the computerized track. Trophies, medals and
other prizes will be awarded for the various age groups. Eric Brown of Word of Life will be here to introduce the Word of Life program.
LIVING PROOF LIVE,a women’s conference with Christian author and teacher Beth Moore in Lewiston Nov. 2-3, Friday evening 6:00-9:30 p.m. and Saturday morning 7:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Cost is $65.00 per person. Please sign up on the sheet posted in the foyer. FMI see lifeway.com or speak to Pam Kamen or Nancy Van Dyke.
CALLING ALL NEW (and old) CHURCH MEMBERS: If you are willing to serve in the infant or preschool nursery during church, please see Mary Ann Nash or Robin Beck as a new schedule needs to be put together. We also need a few more volunteers to greet, to do Junior Church, and to read Scripture on Sunday mornings as we are losing some families to the church plant in Bremen. Thank you for your willingness to serve!
THE CHURCH HAS A NEW EMAIL ADDRESS:
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m. – Quarterly Business Meeting
Saturday, Nov. 17 – Coastal Christian School Craft Fair
CALLING PRAYER WARRIORS to pray for America: The National Day of Prayer (NDP) Task Force has called a Solemn Assembly in Washington D.C. Oct. 3-7 for such a time as this. Based on Psalm 50:1-6, this special prayer gathering will focus on all institutions of government within Washington D.C. and include outdoor, corporate worship near the steps of the Capitol building, as well as at the base of the Washington Monument. Groups will meet with various congressional leaders, travel to the Pentagon, the Supreme Court, and many other locations to PRAY. Visit www.Summons2012.com to learn more.
THE NDP TASK FORCE is also rallying Americans to pray for America wherever they are, remembering that we pledge allegiance to “one nation under God” and have imprinted our currency with “In God We Trust.” We are issuing a challenge to you, and like-minded believers, to commit to Pray for America! We long for you to not only Engage in prayer, but also to Equip and Encourage yourself and others around you… ultimately creating the opportunity for you to Encounter our Lord and Savior on a deeper level. As we diligently seek our Lord, we expect our hearts, as well as the heart of America, to be changed. If you feel you are up for this challenge, please visit www.Commit2Pray.com.