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Order of Worship
Worship Leader: Shane Shinsato
“America the Beautiful” #1007
Welcome/Call to Worship – Noel Smith
“When We All Get to Heaven” #853
“Shine, Jesus, Shine” #290
“Hosanna” #167
“I Love the Lord” #359
Harlingen Neighborhood Food Pantry’s
2nd Annual Dinner/Silent Auction Fund Raiser
Tuesday—2/10/15
Dinner—6:00 PM Dine In or Take Out
$8.00/Plate—Tickets available from church office
Brisket—Baked Potato—Cole slaw
Roll—Homemade Dessert—Drink
Auction—5:00 PM—7:30 PM
Held at St Alban’s Reed Outreach Center
1417 E,. Austin
Call Jim Coffman for more information 428-3972
Followers of Jesus.
Matthew 13:44-58 – Mark Phipps
“Firm Foundation”
“Nailed to the Cross” #361
Communion – Gary Whittington
“When Upon Life’s Billows” #742
Our Offering
“Days of Elijah”
Message: The Story
“I Love the Lord” #359
Rockport Church of Christ Ladies’ Day
Saturday, February 21
“The Apple of Thine Eye”
Speaker: Becky Blackmon
Session I: The Apple of Thine Eye
Session II: Woman to Woman, Sister to Sister
May I Be the Apple of Your Eye?
Keep me as the apple of the eye,;
Hide me under the shadow of thy wings.
Psalm 17:8
Registration: 9:00—9:30 am
Benediction
Dennis Amstutz
Ben Arellano
Wayne Bishop
Mitch Henken
Ernie Smith
Bobby Sparks
Jacob Vincent
PREACHING MINISTER
Phone: 956-254-6496
Welcome
If you are visiting, thank you for choosing to be with us this morning. We are honored to have you as our guest. If you have little ones, we have an attended nursery on the north end of the building for children up to age three. We also have activity sheets related to today’s service available in the north and south lobbies for
your children.
Please be sure and let us know if we can answer questions, pray with you, or assist you in any way. Thanks again for stopping in!
Email: [email protected]
Prayer: Jim Looney
“The Steadfast Love of the Lord” #123
OUR SHEPHERDS
Rob Sparks
Lunch provided
Voices of Unity.
8th & Harrison Church of Christ | Harlingen, TX | February 8, 2015
Psalm 30 – Ian Collins
Shepherd’s Prayer - Dennis Amstutz
Partners in Kingdom.
FAMILY MINISTER
Our Record for the Week of
February 1, 2015
Bible Classes = 97
AM Worship = 190, PM Worship = Oikos
Weekly Budget = $5,660.11
Regular Contribution = $4,266.00
Nursery Attendants: Elizabeth Johnson & Jessica Sicari
Greeters for the Week
Diana Bishop & Shirley Looney
Jennifer Shinsato
LouAnn Collins & Paula Henken
South-Lobby
North-Lobby
Auditorium
Noel Smith
Phone: 956-793-2936
Email: [email protected]
OUR HOURS
SUNDAY
Bible Class: 9:15am
Each Sunday afternoon and evening, our oikos groups meet throughout the area.
These small, multi-generational groups exist to help us develop Christ-likeness
and Christian community in a seven day a week “real world” context. As our
church continually strives to develop our identity as followers of Jesus, partners
in Kingdom, and voices of Unity, oikos helps us put rubber to road.
We would like to invite every member to participate in oikos, and we extend an
Worship: 10:20am
invitation to our guests to visit a group gathering and find out more about what
WEDNESDAY
we’re up to.
Dinner: 6:00pm
If you aren’t part of a group and you would like to be plugged in, let Rob or Noel
Bible Class: 7:00pm
know or contact the church office.
8th & Harrison Church of Christ
Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @harlingencoc or at
www.harlingenchurchofchrist.org
801 E Harrison Ave, Harlingen, TX 78550 | 956-423-3353
www.harlingenchurchofchrist.org
Culture of Life Ministries
We remind you of members who are confined to their places
8th & Harrison Clinic Hours
of residence or have other continuing needs: David Day, Linda
By appointment
Scott, Myrna Wall. Addresses are available in the directory or
from the office.
Monday : 10am—2pm
Thursday : 1pm
Friday: 5-7pm
Contact Info
Phone : 956-970-9327
Email : [email protected]
Neighborhood Food Pantry
Hours
Tuesday Set Up : 9am
Wednesday Distribution : 9-11:30am
Friday Distribution : 9am
Contact Info
Phone : 956-428-3972
Email : [email protected]
Upcoming Events
Family News
Verlene Arellano continues her dialysis and therapy at Solera Hospital. She is in room 111.
Boyd McNabb is currently in room 529 at Valley Baptist Medical Center.
Retirement! Congratulations to Wayne & Diana Bishop. They have
sold Circle Industries Inc. and are now officially retired. We wish
them well in this next chapter of life.
Our Wednesday evening Christian Family Fellowship meal this week
will be lasagna, green beans, salad, bread and dessert. To insure we
prepare enough food please indicate on your attendance card how
many will be attending. You are encouraged to help with the cost of
the meal, at least $4 per person up to $10 per family. Our visitors are
cordially invited to participate.
Golden Agers will have a potluck dinner and game night this Friday at
6pm in Room 24. If you feel golden come join the fun. Visitors are
encouraged to attend.
Fundraiser Lunch. On Sunday, February 22 following our morning
service there will be a benefit meal in our fellowship hall. The
menu will be pulled pork, beans, potato salad, and Angel’s banana pudding. All donations will go to fund both Impact and
Family Crisis Center Ministries. Our goal is $1000.
Impact Ministry Update. We are in great need of $5.00 gift cards to
McDonalds, Wendy's, Whataburger, etc. for February.. We appreciate
your continued prayers and support. We will be serving on the following Saturdays: February 28, March 28, April 25, May 30, and June 27.
Come join us and see what Impact is all about. For more information
contact Cindy Reynolds.
Family Crisis Center. For February we are in need of toothpaste,
toothbrushes and deodorant for the safe house. As always we thank
you for your continued prayer for this ministry. For more information
contact Cathy Fox..
The Story reading for next Sunday is the book of Esther.
02/09: Culture of Life Clinic (by appointment)
02/10 : Food Bank Setup (9am)
02/10: Ladies Bible Class (10am)
02/11: Food Bank Distribution (8:30—11:30am)
02/11: Fellowship meal (6pm)
02/11: Bible classes for all ages (7pm)
02/12: Prayer Luncheon (12 noon)
02/12: Culture of Life Clinic (by appointment)
02/13: Culture of Life Clinic (by appointment)
02/13: Golden Agers (6pm)
02/14: Sweetheart Banquet (5pm)
If you have not joined an oikos
group, contact the office and we
can help you find the right group
for you and your family!
Motherly Love: Our young women are cordially invited to an evening of great food and wonderful fellowship at the home of Trudy
Kretz, with hostess Ava Whittington. We know how full your lives
are with all the duties that come with being young wives and
mothers, and we want to take this opportunity to let you be
served. Join us this Tuesday, February 10, 6:30pm , 810 Parkview
Terrace. Please let us know whether or not you will be attending
so we can plan accordingly. Respond to Judy Sparks (650-0621)
or Marilyn Vincent (367-2800).
5th Annual Sweetheart Banquet will be held on Saturday, February
4, in the chapel. There will be two seatings available. The first
seating will be at 5 PM and the second seating at 7 PM. This
year’s gourmet menu will be prepared by three of our talented
chefs, Heather Smith, Julia Maxwell and Dennis Amstutz. We will
also be enjoying dessert prepared by Melanie McCormick. Those
in attendance will dine on each chef’s delicious fare and then vote
on their favorite dish. Make plans to attend and invite your family
and friends to this time of fun, food and fellowship. The suggested donation of $20 per seat or $100 for a table for six will go to
support our youth activities. Get your reservations in soon to
Heather Smith or contact Catherine Rochell in the church office.
Your Church Calendar. There is a calendar in the church office
where meetings, events, and various ministry activities are to be
recorded. If you or your ministry want to use the facility for a
meeting or event please come by or contact the office to pencil it
in on the calendar for approval. It is very important for all activities that take place at our campus to be recorded here. After elder
approval the events are scheduled. Please do not assume space
is available at the time you want to hold your event. Representatives from Youth, Ladies’, Men’s, Impact14, Family Crisis Ministries, America Heritage Girls, Golden Agers, etc. are asked to come
by the office and pencil in your regularly scheduled events and
other activities. Thank you for your cooperation.
Thursday Prayer Lunch. We are called to be a people of prayer.
Every Thursday at noon a group of us meet for table fellowship
followed by a time of prayer. Anyone who would like to join us is
welcome to bring a sack lunch and meet with us in the conference
room.
With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the Spirit, and with
this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for
all the saints, and pray on my behalf, that utterance may be given
to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness
the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in
chains; that in proclaiming it I may speak boldly, as I ought to
speak.
~ Ephesians 6:18-20
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