We are glad you are here, and we hope you enjoy this opportunity to worship God with us.
Join us for prayer in the conference room @ 8:45 am on Sunday Mornings
Welcome & Prayer
Hymns of Worship
Scripture: James 1:1-27
Message: Pastor Dave Maurer
"Mark It Up! James One -d"
Songs of Worship
Offering: Sharing Fund
Prayer of Preparation
The Lord’s Prayer (trespasses)
Words of Institution
Unison Prayer HWB #786
Partaking of the Elements
Live stream sign-off
Sharing and Pastoral Prayer
11 am Sunday School Opportunities
- Children - - Classes ages 2-5th grade in the basement
- Youth - c/o Pastor Bill Eberly in the Youth room
- Adults - 2 options
- 6:30 pm Youth
- Last day for donations to "Coats for Kids"
- Coffee orders are due
The Bridges International group at Michigan State is planning to visit our area on Saturday and Sunday, October 22-23. Would you consider hosting some of these students? Host families would pick up their guests Saturday at 5 pm and bring them to church Sunday morning. A potluck meal is planned for Sunday noon for everyone to have time to interact with the students. A sign-up sheet is on the Welcome Center. Contact Marie for more details.
Follow up on Mission Moment: Be Light Restoration - Would you be willing to take on Pastor Bill's challenge of going with him on a Sunday to Flint? Contact Pastor Bill for more information.
A Youth for Christ Benefit Concert will be on Thursday, October 20th @ 7 pm. at the Laker High School Auditorium. This is a free concert with a free will offering taken. Contact 989-453-3239 for more details.
On October 8th, 2-4 pm there is a farewell event for April Schmidt, the former director of Positive Alternatives at The Brentwood in Caro. You are invited to join them in wishing her the best as she begins her new calling.
Offering Today: Michigan House of Hope & B Light Restoration Center. A second offering will be taken for the sharing fund - You can mail in your donation. Our online giving portal is on our website You can also check out how easy it is to set up giving through the Faithlife app or text. Simply text the word “GIVE” to (989)217-8181. We appreciate your generosity and flexibility.
Offering next week: PR Ministries
Worship Leader this week: Pastor Bill
Worship Leader next week: Rich Swartzendruber
Fellowship Greeter this week: Lyle & Jeannie Gascho
Fellowship Greeter next week: Bill & Leslie Eberly
Pastoral Care this week: Gerry Swartzendruber
Pastoral Care next week: Staff
Nursery this week: Nan Stalter & Mikel Good
Nursery next week: Leslie, Judy & Rebekah Eberly
Prayers for the local church
· Grief Share - reaching out to those who have lost loved ones
· Health Concerns/Situations
· Maggie Maurer's friend in car accident
· Josiah Maurer - Health & anxiety issues
· David Segroves' brother in law's mother recent cancer diagnosis
& friend, Melanie with a ovarian cancer dignosis
· Gaylee Henne - recent diagnosis of new lymphoma
· Tonya Karpovich recovery
· RI worker in Mediterranean area -Pray for strength and patience for Lavinia as she provides childcare, special education and therapy, and support for two RI families. Ask for blessing over language learning, and relationships.
MDS - Support as they assess hurricane damages & how they begin to help
· Hurricane Fiona & Ian recovery & clean up for those in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Florida and the east coast
· People in Burkina Faso as heavy fighting takes place
· People in Ukraine & Russia suffering due to war