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Curtis Road
Church of God

Bulletin for the week of September 9, 2018


Dates to Remember

September 9—Preparing lunches for homeless (immediately following service)
September 10—Prayer meeting (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
September 11—Intercessory Prayer meeting (12 noon, see description below)
September 11—Women’s Sewing/Crafting group meeting (1 p.m.)
September 12—Wednesday Bible study (7 p.m.)
September 16—Holy Grounds Café (9:00-10:20)
September 16—Pastor’s Council meeting (9:30 a.m.)
September 23—New Members meeting (9:30-10:15)
September 23—Special Communion service
September 23—Preparing lunches for homeless (immediately following service)
September 30—Special Membership service
September 30—Special Baptism service
October 7—Men’s Breakfast (7:30 a.m.)
October 13—Covenant Keepers, (5 p.m.)


NEW NEWS OR SPECIAL EVENTS:

Special Membership and Baptism Service

We will be having a special membership service on September 30. During this service we will be receiving new members and also having a baptism service. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a member here at Curtis Road Church, Pastor Chris will be hosting a special meeting on membership on September 23, 9:30-10:15 in the conference room. For more information about either joining the church or about the baptism service, please see Pastor Chris.

Special Communion Service

We will be observing communion during the morning worship service on September 23. This will be a special time of our reflecting on the price that Jesus paid for our salvation. Plan to come and join us for a special sermon entitled, “Table of the Lord.”

REGULAR WEEKLY OR MONTHLY EVENTS:

Nursery

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.)

Children’s Church

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.

Reminder

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 September 23.

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 September 11.

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’ve had to reschedule for some reason.

Wednesday Bible Study Returns in September

Our Wednesday Bible study will resume THIS WEDNESDAY, September 12, at 7 p.m. as we continue our seven-week series on the Fruit of the Spirit. We will deal with why the Fruit of the Spirit is important to you and how it will help you in every relationship in your life.

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’s Breakfast

Men, join us for our next monthly Men’s Breakfast, Sunday, October 7, at 7:30 a.m. Bring a friend with you.

Covenant Keepers

This group, for ages 50 and up, meets monthly, normally, on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Typically, one month we meet at the church for a potluck dinner, and the next month we meet for an outing and/or meet at a restaurant. Our next meeting is scheduled for October 13. For more information see Mike or Penny Stawski.


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.

  • Please pray for quick and complete healing for Ernie Saunders following recent surgey.
  • In 2009, Brandiee Gaines, granddaughter of former Pastor Tom Edwards. had a brain tumor removed. The tumor has returned and they think it is pretty aggressive.
  • Pray for Denver Scrimager that all continues to go well that he can have the feeding tube removed soon.
  • Continue to keep Penny’s mother, Mary, in prayer for complete healing.
  • Debbie Griffet has requested we pray for her cousin, Diane. She has cancer and the doctors can’t do anything for it.
  • Please continue to keep John Ziegler in prayer for complete healing.
  • Continue to pray for healing for Mary Saunders. She is at CU Rehab in Savoy.
  • Pray for Teresa Smithey’s brother, George. He was exposed to a lot of black mold 1 1/2 years ago and is still having major problems from it. The doctors there have said they don’t know how to treat mold poisoning.
  • 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!

Military

  • Cole Griffet
  • Scott Clinton
  • Ron Morrow
  • Brad Main
  • Josh Steinlicht
  • Byron Hulme
  • Garrett Tolley
  • Emilee Frankhauser
  • Trevor Howe
  • Harley Smith
  • Wynn Burroughs
  • Dondré Anderson

Shut-Ins

  • Mary Saunders
  • Maxine Carlton
  • Cate Booth
  • Walter Mack

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