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church bulletin - Dec 1

11.30.18 | Bulletin

Welcome to Worship -Welcome to God’s house on God’s day. May the God of heaven visit you this morning and speak to the deepest needs of your heart. Our desire is that our fellowship today may spark the kind of love toward one another which has been extended to each of us by our Father in the person of Jesus Christ. To those seeking a church home, we invite you to join us.

Church at Study

Sabbath School Vision is

“Continuously Commune with the Master Teacher

and Learn to Magnify What Jesus Taught.” 


Sabbath School Lesson                         “The Most Convincing Proof” 


Adult Sabbath School Classes

  • Pastor Rice — in sanctuary
  • Frank Collins in youth pastor’s office
  • Mitch Greenbaum – in library
  • Amazing Grace/ Young Adults – downstairs
  • Candy Byrd—room in back of organ
  • Don Draper – in class at end of hall
  • Roger Larsen—Pastor’s office


Children’s Sabbath School Classes

  • Beginners: birth–3 years old
  • Kindergarten: 4–6 years old
  • Primary: 7–9 years old (grades 2–4)
  • Junior: 10-11 years old (grade 5,6)
  • Earliteen: 1213 years old (grade 78)
  • Youth: grades 9–12


Prelude - 10:30                                 Jermaine Cain

Prayer and Welcome (10:40 a.m.)        Mission Spotlight                

Prayer Requests:     Evelyn Byrd, Don Dawson Family, Paul Hillebert,

Gene Hobbs, Scott Kepner, Dan Lindow, Esther Ojala,Shirley Reading, Warren Shull Family, Carolyn Sine, Byron Steele, Joyce Strang,

Dick & Ruth Yates

Church at Worship – 10:45 a.m.



Song Service Bob McGhee
Church Life Pastor Roger Larsen
Call to Worship - "Let All Things Now Living" #560
Invocation Pastor Ryan Comeau
Children's Message Pastor Roger Larsen
Worship in Giving - Local Church Budget Dale Brumagin
Garden of Prayer Francisco Grazette
Special Music Josey Kister
Scripture Reading - 1 John 2:15-17 Dilcia Gurdian
Sermon - "The Grinch Was Right!" Pastor Ryan Comeau
Closing Hymn - "Joy to the World" #125
Benediction Pastor Ryan Comeau
Organ Postlude Jermaine Cain


Upcoming Events

HVA SENIOR CLASS PLAY - The annual HVA Senior Play and   Silent Auction will be tonight, at 7:30 p.m.  The     graduating     class will be presenting “The Somewhat True Tale of       Robin       Hood” and they would love to see you come support their class, and find some great deals on local goods.  Doors will open at 7 p.m.

DECORATIONS - Tomorrow at 8 a.m. we need people to come to church and help decorate for the holidays.  Please see Charlotte if you can help.

8 WEEK CHALLENGE - get your health back on track by exercising with Dilcia every Sunday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the church fellowship hall.  Weight management meal plans, exercise tips, free blood pressure and weight screening.

BABY SHOWER - tomorrow at 2:30 in the church fellowship hall for Kemily & David Lawrence.  It’s a BOY!

PRAYER MEETING—will continue this Wednesday at 7 p.m.  We will continue our study of Matthew 19,20.  Everyone is welcome to come join us.       


Service Opportunities

FOOD DRIVE—there is a food basket located in the foyer for nonperishable food donations to benefit the ACTS 9 Center.

NEW ADDRESS - Spc Juan Grazette, 28th MP Co.  APO, AE  09327.  Letters/cards/care packages are welcome.

 Prayer and Praise

PRAYER REQUESTS—may be placed in the prayer box in the foyer.  These requests will be prayed for by the church staff. 


Other Announcements


      IN:  Ryan Comeau from Spencerville SDA Church

      OUT:  Travis & Faye Buffington to Franklin, TN

NEW OFFICERS - 1st Reading

      Deaconess:  Ann Calkins, Nordia Dixon, Dilcia Gurdian,

      Denali Larsen, Marilia Leite

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE - Do you want to save someone’s life?  HVA will be hosting their annual Community Blood Drive on the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 5.  While walk-ins are allowed, preference is given to those who sign up in advance.  Please contact April Lutz at

CHRISTMAS FELLOWSHIP DINNER - next Sabbath.  Please fill out the insert in your bulletin today and turn it in or give to Viann.

2019 DEVOTIONAL/SHARING BOOKS - please see insert for the new devotional and sharing books.  You can sign up at the Personal Ministries window.

HOLIDAY FLOWERS - Help decorate our church for the holidays by sponsoring a poinsettia.  Please let Charlotte know as she needs to place her order very soon. 

LADIES LUNCHEON - this month the ladies are meeting at the Airport Inn for their annual Christmas luncheon.  We do need to let them know how many are coming so please call Von Marie (301) 790-2008 and let her know.  We meet Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 11:30 a.m.


December 1                      4 p.m.        Christmas Spectacular

                                                        Frederick SDA Church    

December 8                                   Christmas Fellowship Dinner

December 13                                 Mt Aetna Christmas Program

December 15                                 HVA Christmas Program