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church bulletin - Dec. 30

12.29.17 | Bulletin

Welcome to Worship -Welcome to this special Sabbath. May the sharing of the Lord’s Supper draw each one closer to Jesus. 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                                          “Christian Living”


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—Junior Room
  • Don Draper – in class at end of hall
  • Pastor 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/Earliteen: 10–13 years old (grade 5–8)
  • Youth: grades 9–12



Prelude - 10:30          Jermaine Cain

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

Prayer Requests:     Evelyn Byrd, Don Dawson, Chuck Fulton,

                                  Frank Grenci, Paul Hillebert,

     Margaret Jacobson and family, Scott Kepner,

     Esther Ojala, Aida Ramirez, Shirley Reading,

     Carolyn Sine, Patty Socks, Earl & Joyce Strang,

    Joe Thomas, Augustine Ugorji, Dick & Ruth Yates

Church at Worship – 10:45 a.m.


Song Service Roger & Denali Larsen
Church Life Kent Kelley
Call to Worship - "Good Christians, Now Rejoice" #136
Invocation Pastor Roger Larsen
Worship in Giving - Local Church Budget Kent Kelley
Offertory Jermaine Cain & Denali Larsen
Garden of Prayer Bob Carr
Special Music Jeannrie Arechiga
Scripture Reading - Romans 8:9 Bobbi Kelley
Sermon - "The Realm of the Spirit" Pastor Roger Larsen
Footwashing Service/ Children's Message
Communion Emblems
Closing Hymn - "Blest Be the Tie" #350
Benediction Pastor Roger Larsen
Organ Postlude Jermaine Cain
Emergency Aid Offering


Service Opportunities

FOOD DRIVE—Please remember our food drive for ACTS 9.  There is a food basket located in the foyer for nonperishable food donations to benefit the center, or you may give a monetary donation through the tithe envelope. 


Prayer and Praise

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


Other Announcements

NEW FLOWER CALENDAR—please select a date on the new flower calendar posted on the bulletin board for 2018, for a special occasion, or just to honor your Lord.  Mark your tithe envelope flowers ($35).

ALTAR FLOWERS—the flowers today are given in honor of Beverly Grenci’s birthday.

MT. AETNA RETREAT CENTER—is hosting a Scrapbooking, Card Making and Spiritual Retreat on January 5-7. Enjoy a time of spiritual communion and fellowship while you work on a project. For more information and reservations call (301) 824- 6045, or email

FUTSAL TOURNAMENT—All 6th graders and older are invited to the senior class Futsal Tournament/Lock-in on Saturday, January 13, at Highland View Academy.  RSVP so register in advance at   

HVA MISSION SERVICE—this year at HVA we are implementing a      week of service to demonstrate to our students not only that we are the hands and feet of Jesus but also to help them witness first-hand how blessed each of us are.  We have 3 different types of service/ mission projects.  Some will be going to Kenya, some to Houston, TX, and some doing local service.  Donations given to these trips are tax-deductible.  If a student comes to you asking for help, please consider donating to them.

STEM PROGRAMS—Highland View Academy is organizing a STEM after-school program for children ages 8-11.  It will be held every second Monday of the month at 4-5 p.m. starting on January 8, at HVA.  There will also be a lecture series for students, teachers and community from 7-8 at the school library on the same nights.  Please email Ophelia Barizo, at to reserve a spot.

10 DAYS OF PRAYER—The Chesapeake Conference will be participating in the General Conference call to 10 days of prayer to recommit ourselves to God at the beginning of this new year.  Our local church will be joining them beginning on Wednesday, January 10, at 7 p.m.  More information will be given on January 6. 

CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE—please join with Dioni & Jeanri in collecting small toys for the children in Puerto Rico.  There is a box in the foyer to put your toys in.  Whatever you can do will be appreciated.  Thank you for your support.