NEW NEWS OR SPECIAL EVENTS:
Pastor's Council Election Date Change
Due to a mistake on the applications, we have changed the date for our Pastor’s Council election to July 1. We have the corrected applications in the foyer for those who are interested in running. For more information, see Pastor Chris.
REGULAR WEEKLY OR MONTHLY EVENTS:
Our nursery is more than a babysitting room. The gospel is taught to the children in an age appropriate way through stories and songs. It is located down the long hallway and is available for children from birth—5 years. You can bring your child back anytime after 9:30 a.m. (The cry room is also available for those who would like to stay with their child.)
Pastor will pray for and dismiss the children to go to Children’s Church after the praise and worship part of the service. Children's Church is for children
beginning at age 4 years.
Today's Children's Church teachers are Jeremy & Manda Harris.
For our children's safety, no child under the age of 18 should be allowed to be out of the sanctuary unless they are with an adult or in Children’s Church/Nursery. Also, children are not allowed in the Cry Room without an adult.
Weekly Prayer Meeting
The church doors are open every Monday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. for you to come and pray at your own pace and in your own way. Prayer requests can be placed in the prayer box located at the front of the platform. These requests will be kept in the prayer box for six weeks. Remember, if you want your request or praise report printed in the bulletin you HAVE to sign your name and check the “yes” box.
Praying for the Lost
Don’t forget to pray for salvation for the names posted on the “Prayer Wall” in the foyer. If you have someone you would like the church to help you pray for their salvation, write their first name only and place it on the board.
Feeding the Homeless
We are scheduled to provide lunches for the homeless on the 2nd and 4th Mondays. We usually make these lunches on Sundays after the morning worship services. The next date is June 24.
Intercessory Prayer Meeting
You are invited to join our Intercessory Prayer group meeting where we pray corporately over specific needs and then break away to pray individually in our own way. We meet every other Tuesday at noon. Our next meeting is June 19.
Women’s Sewing / Crafting Group
This branch of our Women’s Ministries meets most Tuesdays around 1 p.m. We make items that we give to others (Widows Ministries Center, Crisis Pregnancy Center, homeless shelter, etc.) No experience is necessary! See Jackie Harris for more information. Also, see the calendar on our website or app or call Jackie) to see if we will be meeting on a particular Tuesday.
Wednesday Bible Study
This week we continue our series in the book of James. We will deal with issues such as prejudice, temptation, patience, and the importance of the words we speak. We will also look at the life we live and the way we live it. This series will help us grow in our faith and know how to touch those around us.
Holy Grounds Café
This ministry encourages fellowship as we have refreshments such as coffee, danishes, etc. We meet every Sunday morning in the church cafe, beginning at 9:00 and ending at 10:20, just before our morning worship service.
Men, join us for our next monthly Men’s Breakfast, Sunday, July 1, at 7:30 a.m. Bring a friend with you.
Covenant Keepers (our group for those aged 50+) will meet Saturday, July 7, in Mahomet (restaurant TBD). Afterwards, those who are interested will attend a concert featuring The Triumphant Quartet. If you are interested in the concert, it is essential that you purchase your ticket ASAP. Information on the concert is on the bulletin board in the church foyer. Tickets are $25, $20 or $10 and can be purchased by calling (217) 841-3132
God’s Mighty Single Men & Women of Faith
Our Singles Care Group meetings take place monthly on the fourth Saturday of the month at 6 p.m. For more information, see Emma Barron. The next meeting will be on June 23.
Prayer Requests/Praise Reports
We understand that not everyone wants to have their prayer request
printed in the bulletin. Therefore, we will usually only publish your
request if it is written out, you have signed your name, and have checked the “yes” box on the prayer request form in the printed bulletin (or have indicated such through digital means).
These requests will only be listed for six weeks. PLEASE update your request if you would like it to remain longer.
- Be in prayer for complete healing for Mary Saunders. She had to have surgery last week due to falling and breaking her hip. She is now in rehab at Presence.
- Be in prayer for Justin and Carla Little and their grieving family. They lost their unborn baby boy on June 7.
- Pray for Phyllis Scrimager. The doctors are saying that new glasses won’t help the macular degeneration of her eyes.
- Pray for David Jones for quick and complete recovery after having back surgery recently. He is home now.
- Continue to pray for Denver Scrimager for complete healing following open heart surgery and new a pacemaker. He is home now but still has a feeding tube.
- Continue to keep Joyce Little and the rest of D.A. Pitts’ family in your prayers after his recent passing.
- Pray for Ray Carlton as he continues to recover after fracturing his back.
- Continue to pray for 14 year old Trent as he continues chemotherapy.
- Pray for Jay Long concerning the return of the cancer.
- We want to continue to remember (George’s) Joyce Little in our prayers as she waits for God’s timing in healing her body.
Daily Prayer List
The following people need daily prayer until further notice. Please be sure to keep us up-to-date concerning any person you ask to be placed on this list…Thank You!
- Cole Griffet
- Scott Clinton
- Ron Morrow
- Brad Main
- Josh Steinlicht
- Byron Hulme
- Garrett Tolley
- Emilee Frankhauser
- Trevor Howe
- Harley Smith
- Wynn Burroughs
- Dondré Anderson
- Mary Saunders
- Ray and Maxine Carlton
- Cate Booth
- Walter Mack