Rearview Mirror 12-30-2021

·  Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! I hope that you are enjoying the wonderful white stuff. I am reminded that the Bible refers to snow to illustrate the purity of the follower of Jesus! Thinking about the snow, please contact one of the pastors should you have a need.

· Thank You! Caryl and I wanted to thank everyone for their generosity in the special gift this Christmas. It was a huge blessing to us. Thank You!

· Weather Information, my 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.  

· New Year Eve Game Night, at this point we will still have our Game Night this Friday December 31st at the Ministry Center from 6:00 PM until ??? (10 PM).  We are asking those coming to bring snack and beverages to share. Oh, and be sure to bring your favorite games.

· Sunday Service(s), as mentioned above we are planning for all services this weekend.

· Baptismal Service(s). It was a special service this past week with the Baptisms. It is a huge blessing to see the Lord’s working in our church over the last year. I want to congratulate those baptized this past week and welcome them as our newest church members. We are already planning another baptism for January. If you are interested, please speak with Pastor Joe.

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

·  AWANA is now on Christmas break. Club will resume on January 9 at 5:30pm.  

·  Adult Bible and Men’s Studies will return from the Christmas break the week of January 2nd.

·   Prayer Meeting will also resume the on Wednesday January 5th 7PM in the Admin Building.

·  Six-8 Youth Group will also resume after Christmas break on Tuesday January 4th 6PM in the Ministry Center. Please contact Pastor Berney with any questions.

·  Our Monthly Memory Verse for January is a call to invest in our spiritual development in 2022. “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)

·  The challenge for this Sunday will be one message. The focus will be on the Ephesians 6:10-18 passage in a call to be “Jesus Strong!” We will be doing a fly over of the essentials required for spiritual growth in our lives. Thanks for praying for me as I prepare for our time together Sunday!

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