Rearview Mirror 1-6-2022

·  Happy New Year and Welcome to 2022! I am reminded each day that the Lord has me and each of us here to serve Him. The rolling over of our calendar reminds us that we have a new year of opportunities as His followers!   

· Weekend Services & Weather Information. · We are planning for all services this weekend. Our priority is to continue with church programs as long as it is safe for everyone. We will be announcing schedule changes on the Realm, Church Website and our Facebook group. Please refer to those sources for the latest information on services and events.  

· Baptismal Service(s). We are planning another Baptismal service in January. If you are interested please speak with Pastor Joe. We are hoping to get this on the calendar in the next week.

· 101 Discovering Church Membership. We have a good group that are interested in the Membership CLASS. If you would like to learn more about Living Hope, please reach out to Pastor Joe or Pastor Berney.

· 201 Discovering Spiritual Maturity. Thanks to those that have responded. We are now planning to have the 201 CLASS in February. If you are interested please reach out to Pastor Joe or Pastor Berney as we work to identify the best date for those interested.

· 5th Sunday Potluck. We are scheduling a Pot Luck following the 10:30AM service on Sunday January 30th. We are asking every family to bring a Main Dish and one option (Side, Salad, Dessert). I am looking forward to this church fellowship time.

· Media Ministry Opportunity If you are interested in helping with the media presentation and/or production on Sunday mornings, please contact Pastor Joe.

·AWANA 5:30pm- 7:30pm for students in the K – 6th Grades. This is great way to introduce new families to Living Hope. Contact Pastor Berney for specifics.

· Prayer Meeting meets on Wednesday evenings at 7PM in the Admin Building. You are invited into join us in a time of fellowship with the Lord in prayer and with other believers.  

·  Men’s Bible Studies, both AM and PM meet on Thursday at 10AM and 7PM respectively. Pastor Joe’s 10 AM group is a sermon based study and Pastor Berney’s 7 Pm group is studying Ephesians. It is exciting to see our men growing in their relationship with the Lord!

·  Six-8 Meets of for Youth Group on Tuesday nights at 6PM in the Ministry Center. Please contact Pastor Berney with any questions.

·  Our Monthly Memory Verse for January is from our 2022 Challenge for the Year to be “Jesus Strong.” “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.” Ephesians 6:10 ESV  I strongly encourage you to develop a system for memorizing Scripture. It could be using 3×5 cards or even an app. Let me encourage you to check out the Bible Memory App. (IOS and Android)

·  This Sunday we lauch our new sermon series “Knowing the Unknown – Finding Confidence in God’s Plan!” We will be laying a focus over the next several weeks for a more detailed study of the book of Revelation. This week our focus will be on “Why I Can Trust the Bible!” It is both humbling and exciting to see the Lord working in so many lives. It is your prayers that are making a difference. Thank You!

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