Today, following the morning service, there will be a time of Fellowship. All visitors are invited.
NO Sunday School
Nursery a.m. - Kelly Heard and Kayla Buys
Calling Elders: Art Menning and Orv Corbin
Those Who Need Our Prayers: Please keep all of our elderly members in your prayers. This week we focus on Lois Jean Klumper.
Tonight: The Joy Circle will be giving a program at Edgebrook at 7:00 p.m. Members be there at 6:30 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m. The ladies will be making pigs-in-the-blanket.
Tuesday: 12:00 N Dwell in the Text Bible Study - Psalm 46 Romans 3:19-28
1:00 p.m. The ladies will finish the pigs. Extra help is always appreciated.
Wednesday: L.I.F.T. - Life in Faith Together
6:15-7:00 p.m. Food & Fellowship
6:45-7:15 p.m. Kids Choir
7:00 p.m. Jr. RCYF & Sr. RCYF
7:15-8:00 p.m. K-6th Grade Catechism
7:15-8:15 p.m. Chapel Choir Devotions -
Next Week Sunday
Nursery a.m. - Kristen Bloemendaal and Hallie Snyder
Children’s Sermon: Kristin Groen
Video Programmer: Nancy Wassink
Reminder: If you have an envelope with a donation to the Gideon’s you can place it in the collection plate during the general offering.
Volunteers Needed: Kids’ Choir is looking for parent volunteers for crowd control. Sign up for a week or a month. We’d really appreciate at least 2 volunteers per week. If your child comes to choir please sign up on the sheet in the narthex.
Women’s Bible Study: “Hebrews, A Better Blend” ladies Bible Study will be starting on Saturday,
November 3 at 8:00 a.m. This is an 8 week Bible Study written by Leah C. Adams on the book of
Hebrews. Cost of the book is $20. Money for the book is due by October 21. A sample of the book is in the entryway. If you have any questions, please talk to Kristin Groen. (Cell 605-214-1747 or stop by the house after 5:00 p.m.)
Operation Christmas Child Boxes: Everyday boys and girls suffer from war, poverty, disease, and
natural disasters. OCC makes it possible for millions of these children to experience God’s love through
shoeboxes filled with gifts by caring individuals and families. We have the boxes in the entry area. We have both plastic or the printed kind, please take either and fill them with your gifts for a child in need. Remember we cannot send candy or toothpaste this year. Last year our church filled 129 boxes. We are shooting for at least 140 this year. Please consider filling a box this year to help a child who man not get a Christmas gift at all.
Hope Haven’s 54th Annual Society Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 23 at Hope Haven in Rock Valley beginning at 1:00 p.m. Society members will have the opportunity to elect Board
members, review recent audit and budgets, and receive the annual report on the ministry of Hope Haven. Hope Haven is a Society owned agency; therefore you are encouraged to exercise your membership and become involved in the business of Hope Haven.
The 1st Fall Inspiration Hills auction is coming up fast - Friday, October 26. This year’s auction proceeds will go towards the kitchen remodel. Everyone is invited to attend. Come for fellowship, food, and amazing items. The doors open at 6:00 p.m. when you can look over the donated items and enjoy soup and dessert. The auction will begin at 7:00 p.m. We are looking to have a number of larger items (dinners, tickets, outings, meat bundles - whatever you can think of). Smaller items and homemade goodies are also welcome. We will combine them to make some awesome baskets. If you would like to donate items, please contact Dave Heilman at Inspiration Hills at 712-360-0140.
All are invited to the 8th Annual Gospel Jubilee on Sunday, October 28, 3-5 p.m. at American Reformed Church, Luverne. Entertainment provided by The Perry’s, a southern gospel mixed group from Georgia. A freewill offering will be received. Refreshments served following the concert.
Helping Hands Pregnancy Center Fundraising Banquet, November 13. 5:45 p.m. Silent Auction, Punch, & Snacks. 6:15 p.m. Delicious Dinner. The keynote speaker is Melissa Ohden who survived a failed abortion attempt in Sioux City. It will be held at the American Reformed Church , 1720 North Burlington, Worthington, MN. RSVP is appreciated by October 27 or ASAP. You can RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 507-372-2111.
Inspiration Hills Ladies Auxiliary Final Event - The Harvest Dinner - November 15. The
ladies Auxiliary has been a mainstay for the support of Inspiration Hills for many years but will conclude their work at the end of 2018. Our staff and board would like to thank all the women and their spouses who graciously gave of their time, energy, and resources that impacted so many campers and guests. We encourage the attendance of all the women and their spouses, who have every been a part of or has
supported the Inspiration Hills ladies Auxiliary. Please join us to celebrate their work. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Free will donation. Past Auxiliary members & spouses are free.