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church bulletin - Feb 9

02.08.19 | Bulletin

Welcome to Worship - God’s blessings to all who worship with us today. May God’s Spirit fill your hearts with joy and peace through the knowledge of salvation in His Son, 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 Sealed People of God”


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


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, Virginia Harless, Paul Hillebert,

Scott Kepner, Esther Ojala, Shirley Reading, Carolyn Sine,

Joyce Strang, Dick & Ruth Yates

Church at Worship – 10:45 a.m.


Song Service Valerie Simon-Phillips
Elder Ordination Pastor Ryan Comeau
Introduction of Baptismal Candidates
Church Life Pastor Ryan Comeau
Call to Worship - "Great Is Thy Faithfulness" #100
Invocation Pastor Ryan Comeau
Children's Message Pastor Ryan Comeau
Worship in Giving - Adventist TV Ministry Doug Sayles
Garden of Prayer Arthur Douglas
Special Music Jay & Kendra Perry
Scripture Reading - Psalm 63:3 Abby Bain
Sermon - "Better Than Life" Pastor Roger Larsen
Closing Hymn - "O, How I Love Jesus" #248
Benediction Pastor Roger Larsen
Organ Postlude Jermaine Cain


Upcoming Events

SABBATH SUNDOWN SERENADE - today at 5 p.m. Jermaine   Cain will present an organ concert.  Jermaine has sharply benefited under the tutelage of Professor David Loy for the last several years.

FAMILY GAME NIGHT - Right after the concert today we are having a family game night in the church fellowship hall at 6:00 p.m.  Everyone is invited to come and fellowship together.

  Pathfinders will be selling food as a fundraiser. 

INTERNATIONAL FAIR - HVA is sponsoring their annual International Fair tomorrow, Feb. 10, 2-6 p.m. in the school gym.  Booths representing many different cultures will be on display, witness a parade of nations, and purchase and enjoy a wide variety of international foods.  Invite your friends!

WOMEN’S MINISTRY DINNER - Monday, Feb. 11, at Los Amigos (29 N Burhans Blvd across from Police Dept) at 6:30 p.m.

LADIES LUNCHEON - Wednesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m. at Olive Garden.  We are inviting our spouses/friends to join us for this special dinner.  Please let Von Marie know how many are coming, as she needs to make reservations.  (301) 790-2008.

PRAYER MEETING—will continue this Wednesday at 7 p.m.  Everyone is encouraged to come join us as we finish our study on the book of Matthew.   

Service Opportunities

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

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.

THANK YOU - to everyone who helped make the celebration for Paul       Hillebert’s birthday very special.  It meant so much to see the love         and support of his church family.                         -Gary Hillebert

CONGRATULATIONS - Liam Alexander Lawrence was born on Feb. 1    to David & Kemily Lawrence.

 Other Announcements

NEW FLOWER CALENDAR - please select a date on the new flower calendar posted on the bulletin board for 2019, for a special occasion, or just to honor your Lord.  Mark your tithe envelope

  flowers ($35).


IN:  Curtis Morris from Dover First SDA Church

   Alwyn & Johnetta Robinson from Brownsville Temple

               in New York

   Meagan Walker from Hinsdale Fil-Am SDA Church

   Nikki Warner from Benton Harbor, MI

OUT:  Amanda McGhee to Orange Cove, FL

  Leander Tomazeli to Azure Hills, CA

SABBATH SUNDOWN SERENADE - next Sabbath, Feb. 16, at 5 p.m. Rodrigo Paiva will be here to present a classical guitar concert.  

SKATE NIGHT - Mt. Aetna School is having a Skate Night on Feb. 14 at Starland Skate from 6-8:30 p.m.  This is a fundraiser for Home & School so there is a $5/person fee.  There will be supervision for small children with an extra $2.

SAVE THE DATE - FamilyLife The Art of Marriage Event coming March 2nd and 3rd.  This video event features over 40 ministry leaders who provide biblically-centered teaching, while couples who have struggled in marriage share their stories of pain, loss, forgiveness, and grace.  See insert on how to register.