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church bulletin - Nov. 24

11.21.18 | Bulletin

Welcome to Worship - To the friends who know us, we renew our welcome. To the guests who worship with us, we give our most warm welcome. 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                                            “Unity in Faith” 


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, 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
Church Life Pastor Roger Larsen
Call to Worship - "Come, Ye Thankful People" #557
Invocation Pastor Roger Larsen
Children's Message Don Draper
Worship in Giving - Chesapeake Advance Doug Sayles
Garden of Prayer Pastor George Rice
Special Music Church Choir
Scripture Reading - Daniel 6:27 Marilia Leite
Sermon - "True Thanksgiving" Pastor Roger Larsen
Closing Hymn - "O, How I Love Jesus" #248
Benediction Pastor Roger Larsen
Organ Postlude Jermaine Cain



Upcoming Events

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS - will meet today at 5 p.m. 

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.

PRAYER MEETING—will continue this Wednesday at 7 p.m.  We will continue our study of Matthew 17,18.  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.


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

ALTAR FLOWERS - today are given in honor of Doug and Ginger Sayles wedding anniversary.

BABY SHOWER - Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2:30 p.m. for Kemily Lawrence in the church fellowship hall.  Everyone is welcome.

HVA SENIOR CLASS PLAY - The annual HVA Senior Play and Silent Auction will be Saturday, Dec. 1, 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.

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


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


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. 


GENUINE MINISTRY - It is genuine ministry for you to be present at church.  You need worship, Bible study and other activities because your Christian life needs constant attention, nurture, and support.  The next time you are tempted to say, “I won’t go today.  Or “What difference does it make whether I’m at church or not?”  Remember, just being here is a ministry.


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