Listening to God Sermon Upcoming This Week . . . MON Oct 13 2:00 p.m. – Art Fellowship,, Fellowship Hall 5:30 p.m. – Ladies’ Fitness (Walking) (Walking), Family Life Center 6:00 p.m. – Ladies’ Fitness (Pilates) (Pilates), Family Life Center 7:30 p.m. – Men’s Open Basketball (35 & O Older), Family Life Center TUE Oct 14 8:30 a.m. – Sr. Citizens Weight Training Training, Family Life Center 10:45 a.m. – Ladies’ Open Bible Study Study, Rooms 205, 207, 208, studying the Book of Ruth/Esther. Childcare provided. “Four Four Blood Moons: What Is God Up To?” To? I Thessalonians 5:1-11; Luke 19:11-13; 13; 21:28; Acts Ac 2:20 October 12, 2014 Senior Pastor P Rick Sams Experience God Alliance Friends Church Connect BIG IDEA: Will you use the signs of the times as opportunity for worry or a witness to save souls? STUDY OUTLINE: 1:00 p.m. – Overseer’s Meeting,, Room 207 6:15 p.m. – African Chopped Dinner Dinner, Fellowship Hall. Find out about Greg & Debbie Milliken’s role with JAARS, Wycliffe Bible Translators 6:30 p.m. – Bible Quiz Practice (grds 4 4-12), Children’s Wing 1. God tells us we should not be caught un-A________, A________, un-W__________ un and unR__________. Know the S_____ of the times (Matthew (M 16:1-4; I Thessalonians 5:1-11; I Chronicles 12:32). What are some of the signs you see of His return? 6:30 p.m. – Men’s ’s Open Bible Study (Job) (Job), Room 201 7:00 p.m. – Women’s Creative Corner Corner, Room 208 (Service project scarves, hats for homeless shelter) 7:00 p.m. – Men’s Open Basketball (16 (16-34), Family Life Center WED Oct 15 9:30 a.m. – Men’s Golf , Sleepy Holl Hollow (weather permitting). Contact Roger Meir for more details (330)--428-2764 2:00 p.m. – Ladies’ “Branches” Branches” Bible Study Study, Room 205 6:15 p.m. – F.R.O.G.,, Fully Relying on God (age 4 4-grd 6), meeting throughout the building. Lesson – Ten Commandments (3&4) 6:30 p.m. – Handbell Choir Practice Practice, Balcony 2. But KNOW J________ more than the S_________ (Matthew (M 16:4; Luke 21:28).. Do you know Jesus? Are you FOLLOWING Him? What should that look like? 6:30 p.m. – INTERCESSORY PRAYER / PRAISE, Room 207. Missionary speaker – Todd James, Irish Director for The Association of Church Sports and Recreation Ministries 8:00 p.m. – Ignitus “containing containing fire fire” (Young Adults 19-30), Mezzanine THU Oct 16 8:30 a.m. – Sr. Citizens Weight Training Training, Family Life Center 6:45 p.m. Celebrate Recovery - find freedom from hurts, habits, hang hang-ups 6:30 p.m. – Celebration on Station (grades 1 1-6), Room 108 6:45 p.m. – Worship rship & Teaching, Fellowship Hall 7:50 p.m. –Small Small Group time (men/ (men/women groups-18 or out of high school) 8:45 p.m. – Coffee/Treats, ts, Fell Hall – Preschool/Elem childcare provided 7:00 p.m. – “Fly 4 Him”, 5045 Beechwood Ave NE, Paris, Ohio. For more e details contact Joe Main (330)428 (330)428-4090. FRI Oct 6:00 a.m. – Women’s INTERCESSORY PRAYER PRAYER, Fellowship Hall to pray for personal, church, community, state, & national needs. 17 6:30 a.m. – Men’s Open Bible Study “Disciple-Making”, Pastor Rick’s office 3. We must be “ready to G___, but willing to S________” (Paul, Philippians Phil 3:21-23, 27; Luke 19:11-13). 13). “T____________ tough, but R__________ ready” (R Sams). How are you toughening for tribulation? tri How are you prepping for a quick exit? 6:00 p.m. – Co-ed ed Volleyball (Ages 18 & Older Older), Family Life Center SAT Oct Car Care Ministry (for the single ladies of our church) – Call Dena at 330-206-2249 2249 for an appointment. 18 SUN Oct 19 8:00, 9:15, 10:45 a.m. - Morning Services in the Sanctuary Dr Wayne Evans will preach each in all three services services. 10:25 a.m. – Morning “Revolution” Service in the Family Life Center Chris Woolf will be exhorting with a morning message. 6:30 p.m. – Evening Service “Family Move Night” – Join us in the Fellowship Hall. We will see a movie about Real Life Heroes! 6:30 p.m. – Youth Group (grades 7 7-12), Youth Room 4. God tells us not to W___________, but W______________ by living godly lives as we LOOK F____________ to the Day of His return (2 Peter Pet 3:8-14; 1:10; 2 Timothy 4:8). Are you eagerly anticipating Jesus’ return? retur Why or why not? Rick Sams, Senior Pastor Roger Meir, Outreach Pastor Debbie Noble, Youth Pastor Pat Thomas, Visitation sitation Pastor Maurice Hatcher, Worship Director Stacy Kent, CE Children/Family Life Director Annie Lenigar,, CE Young Adult Director Debbie Greenawalt, walt, Sports & Rec Director Church Office Hours: M,T,W 9-4:30; TH 9--2; F 9-4 1307 W State St, Alliance, Alliance Oh 44601 www.alliancefriendschurch.org LIKE US on Facebook 330-823-4210 Morning Worship Services October 12 12, 2014 IN THE SANCTUARY Senior Pastor Rick Sams preaching 8:00 a.m. – Inspirational Hymns & Choruses 9:15 a.m. – Traditional ditional & Contemporary Music 10:45 a.m. – Traditional & Contemporary Music Listening to God Sermon “Four Four Blood Moons: What Is God Up To? To?” I Thessalonians 5:1-11; 11; Luke 19:11 19:11-13; 21:28; Acts 2:20 Call to Worship 2 Peter 3:8 3:8-15 IN THE FAMILY LIFE CENT CENTER Chris Woolf, exhorting 10:25 a.m. – “Revolution” Revolution” Modern Contemporary Music ATTENTION EVERYONE! Please fill out a Friendship Slip & place it in the offering plate. A “Cry Room” (non-staffed staffed nursery; parents stay with their ba babies) is available anytime in Room 306 and is equipped with a speaker for listening to the sermon. (Room 306 is located in the preschool wing, last room on the right) 7:00 a.m. – Men’s Open INTERCESSORY PRAYER Breakfast, Fellowship Hall. We are studying Ephesians 4:11 – Iss the five five-fold ministry valid for the church today? Christian Education Church Family News THE MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT CLASS will be concluding for now. We will be back later with more great resources to strengthen the marriages in our church family. But watch for for more details on our upcoming PARENTING SERIES taught by Jessica Wallbrown, clinical psychologist and counselor based out of Damascus Friends Church. These 9:15 a.m. classes will be offered on selected Sundays in November and December. NAME TAGS ARE READY FOR PICK UP at the table in the Welcom ome Center. If you are a gal attending the Women’s W Missions Fellowship Women's s Retreat R next weekend, be sure to stop by this morning and pick up your name tag. tag There are extra name tags available for those who hadn't already given us their name. October is Missions ons Month Today, October 12 - Stu Reed will share about his ministry with orphaned children in Honduras during our ur evening service. service October 12 & 14 - Greg and Debbie Milliken will be interviewed in each of ourr morning services today. today On October 14 join in us for an African Chopped Dinner and learn more about their role in Bible Translation. Sign up at the mission table in the sanctuary foyer. Greg and Debbie serve with Wycliffe Bible Translators at JAARS in Construction, Maintenance, and Aviation in North North Carolina. October 15 - Todd James will lead our Prayer & Praise meeting. The James family has been ministering in Ireland for over 28 years. Todd is the Irish Director for The Association of Church Sports and Recreation Ministries and he is the author and a developer of the evangelism tool, “Meet My Head Coach,” which was adapted and used by Coach John Wooden. HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO INTRODUCE YOUR KIDS TO “REAL “ HEROES”? As a part of Missions Month, the Alliance Friends Church Missions Committee is hosting hostin a Family Movie Night, Sunday evening, October 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. We'll provide the popcorn and drinks and show two short kid-friendly kid movies about some missionaries who displayed amazing faith and obedience to conquer obstacles to sharing haring the gospel in other countries. In this way you can inspire your kids to look up to REAL LIFE HEROES and not just imaginary super heroes or all-too-human all sports figures. Plan now to take advantage of this unique opportunity to deepen and strengthen your y child's faith in our Amazing God! Pick up a Sunday School brochure from the Welcome Center to learn more about our nursery care and classes being offered. CHILDREN ARE ALSO INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COSTUME CONTEST as a part of our Missions' Family Movie Night! They just need to dress like someone from one of the countries our missionaries are serving in. This includes inclu places like: Hong Kong, Jamaica, Haiti, China, Honduras, Romania, India, Nepal, Brazil, Russia, and Africa! Prizes from around the world will be awarded! This will be a fun and family friendly way to help our children learn more about the places that Friends' F Missions reach. Be careful Mom and Dad, Grandmas and Grandpas, you just might learn something, too! FAITH PROMISE SUNDAY is October 19.. Dr Wayne Evans, our EFC-ER EFC General Superin rintendent, will preach in all 4 services. This is likely your ur first chance to hear our new w superintendent who started January 1, 2014. Hearr his h heart for the world and the church. WOMEN’S “FALL LUNCHEON” LUNCHEON – Falling in Love with Jesus will be the th theme for thiss year’s brunch on November 1 in the Family Life Center. Come e be b blessed! Sign up in the welcome center foyer TODAY. Don’t forget to create or gather items that you can donate to the silent auction to help the Allianc nce Missions Fellowship raise monies to support our Friends missionaries around a d the t world. If you have any questions talk to Joyce Sams. MEMBERSHIP CLASS: Due to request, another membership class will wil be held on Saturday, October 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 201-202. 201 The curriculum for this thi class will be geared specifically for those individuals als who desire to become memb mbers at Alliance Friends Church. If interested in taking g this t class or need further information, contact Connie Bancroft at a constantlyabiding [email protected] as soon as poss ssible so final preparation of materials can be made. Note: No Snacks and a light lunch will be provided. OCEA (Ohio Christian Education Association) has partnered with Malone University to offer their annual seminar in a one day format Saturday, Saturday October 25, called “Equipped ed2Serve. It actually starts Friday night with a concertt of praise and prayer, all at Malone University. Pastor Dwight Mason of Newpointe e Church C and Joey Johnson of House of the Lord are the main speakers with over er 50 featured workshops, alll for fo $40. Visit the conference website for details and registration re at www.malone.edu/equip2serve or call 330 471 8145. SINGLES (40 and Older) join oin us Saturday, October Octo 25 at 4:00 p.m. at the Harding’s (15950 Cenfield) for a hayride h and cookout. Please bring a dish to share and a lawn n chair. If you have questions contact Mary Dragomir at 330-428 428-3009. SENIOR ADULT MINISTRY – Canton Friends Church invites those who are ar 60+ to join them forr a trip to the Wilderness Center and Amish Country on o Saturday, October 25. Brochures are available on the sanctuary foyer table. EARL KELBAUGH - 90th Birthday! – If you would like to send a birth irthday card to Earl who will be 90 on October Oct 12, send it to 19690 Middletown Rd, d, Beloit, Ohio 44609 c/o Davis Haven. It’s not too late, let’s shower him with cards. HOSPITAL NEWS Jayne Hall – Autlman Hospital Outreach News 6:30 p.m. – Evening Service – Join us in Room 207. Stu Reed will share about his ministry in Honduras. 6:30 p.m. – Youth Group (grades 7-12), Youth Room “De-Throning hroning the Idols in our Lives.” - Open gym until 8:30 p.m. HOMELESS SHELTER CHRISTMAS – Each year we host a Christmas Party for residents of the Homeless Shelter and Transitional Housing. Please consider providing a gift by choosing a tag off the bulletin board that will be displayed in the welcome center foyer on October 12 and 19. Each gift item should range from between $5-$10. $10. Choose a gift for a child or adult. Please return UNWRAPPED gifts by November 2 in the drop off box found in the welcome center foyer. Gifts brought to the church during the week should be dropped off in the church office. CHRISTIAN CONDOLENCES To Ted and Michelle Gazdek and family on the death of Michelle’s father. To the family of Pat Miller who went to be with Lord on Octobe ber 9. Family members attending our church are Carl and Debbie Gustafson, grandchildren gr Danny Simons, Joe and Amy Bennett, and great-grandchildren Cameron Ca and Mallory Bennett..
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