October 25, 2009 Bulletin


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October 25, 2009 Bulletin

  1. 1. Sunday, October 25 1:00pm Four Ticket’s Drama Rehearsal - Sanctuary Monday, October 26 2:30pm Epistle’s Writing - Room C5 Questions: Call Hilla Sunday, October 25, 2009 Telephone: 503 723-7321 4:00pm Men’s Golf Night - Contact Don Wallace for course site Reformation Sunday Telephone: 503 657-4221 (Interpretive Sign Language provided at 8:15 service.) 6:30pm Adult Handbell Rehearsal - Room D2 7:00pm Four Ticket’s Drama Rehearsal - Sanctuary 8:15 and 9:45am - Blended Worship Tuesday, October 27  Worship Singing - Pastor Dave LeRud, leading 9:00am Women’s Bible Study - Fellowship Center 11:30am Quilters - Room C4  Adult Choir: Unto the King 7:00pm 3rd Service Worship Team Rehearsal - Sanctuary Wednesday, October 28  Message by Pastor Tom Hurt 6:45pm Childcare- Rooms B3,C1/2 7:00pm JR High Youth- Room C7 Lifted Up: On Stage and In the Story 7:00pm Adult Choir- Sanctuary 7:00pm SR High Youth- Room D5 7:00pm Prayer Gathering- Room C6 7:00pm Growth Groups- Rm C4/C5 Ephesians 3:1-13 7:00pm WOW Bible Study- Rooms D3/4 7:00pm Support Group-OCHP 7:00pm SWAT (grades 1-6) (Healthy Life Style) Thursday, October 29 6:00pm Celebrate Recovery Meal - OCHP* 11:15am - Contemporary Worship 7:00pm Celebrate Recovery Meeting - OCHP*  Worship Singing - Pastor Andrew, leading 7:00pm The Inn Worship Service - Sanctuary *(916 Linn Ave ~ north of church)  Message by Pastor Tom Hurt Saturday, October 31 Lifted Up: On Stage and In the Story 6-8pm Fall Family Fun Festival (candies/cupcakes needed!) Ephesians 3:1-13 Sunday Services, November 1 8:15am, 9:45am, 11:15am, 6:00pm  Message: Pastor Tom Hurt 6:00pm - Sanctuary Prayer Gathering Praying According to the Father's Will - Praying with Authority - Pastoral Staff— Lead Pastor, Tom Hurt; Music/Worship/Prayer, Dave LeRud; Small Groups/Next Generation, Andrew Anderson; Student Ministries/Church Outreach, Erin Loftis; Junior High, Josh Shelton; Children, Sue Burson; Visitation, Leroy Myers Ministry Directors— Nursery, Marilyn Brown*; Early Childhood, Brenda Heinsoo; SWAT (Wed. Evenings), Raelene Gilmore; Women, Sandy Richter; Men, Don Wallace* Marriage, Tom & Liz Dressel*; Primetimers(55+), Allen & Eleanor Odell* Support Staff— Church Office: Leah Bellamy, Esther Entenman, Kay Neumann; Maintenance: Jerry Wheeler * Volunteer
  2. 2. Coming Events Arise! Cry Out! Saturday, November 14th  9:00am - 1:00pm Fall Family Fun Festival OCEC Fellowship Center (an alternative to Halloween) Saturday, October 31st  6:00-8:00PM For families with children up thru 6th grade. This is a fun evening of games, stories, prizes, crafts, cider and lots & lots of candy! ( No scary or gruesome masks, please.)  Donations of bite-sized candies are gladly received at the lobby bin provided. Our children are in desperate need of our prayers. Will you join with women  Cupcakes are also needed, please RSVP by using a from around the world as we pour out our hearts to the Lord for the lives of the children in our communities and around the world? Communication Card with the amount you can provide. Moms In Touch International is hosting Arise! Cry Out!, a worldwide day of OCEC Primetime Luncheon & Program extraordinary prayer for children and schools. This will be a four-hour time of (for adults 55+) prayer and fasting. Come join us! Thursday, November 5th  12:00noon  Register your attendance online at www.MomsInTouch.org ...held in the Church Fellowship Center Featuring the ministry of Warm Springs Indian Reservations Saturday, November 14th Tami Wattenbarger - Speaker 6:00 pm - Reception & Silent Auction The luncheon will be potluck. Last names beginning with— 7:00 pm - Seated Dinner & Live Auction A-H, bring hot dish; I-S, bring salad; T-Z, bring dessert $40 per guest Morning for Men! ~ Saturday, November 7th Monarch Hotel Meeting in the Fellowship Center 12566 SE 93rd Ave  Clackamas You are to an evening of harmony and compassion in support of Love in the 7:00am Men with Vision ~ Missionary Guest Minda Kleman Name of Christ of Clackamas County. 7:30am Men’s Prayer Breakfast ~ Menu items include: To reserve tickets or for more information on sponsorship opportunities, Ham & Cheese or Bacon & Onion Omelets, Hash Browns contact Love INC at 503 655-4223 or www.clackamasloveinc.org An RSVP is appreciated to Don Wallace at 503 657-4221 or by email at donwallace@q.com. Wedding Shower Saturday, November 7th  3:00pm (note time change) Fellowship Center  Worship Fully  Spend less All ladies are invited to attend. A wedding shower will be held in the Fellowship Center in honor of Beth Burson on Saturday, November 7th at 3:00pm. Beth  Give More  Love All and Taylor are registered at Macy’s and Bed, Bath & Beyond. An RSVP is appreciated to hostess, Sandy Liptak at 503 524-0859.
  3. 3. Women’s Ministry Thank Offering October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Ladies, you are encouraged to participate on November 22nd. The Pastor-Parish Relations Committee* wants to encourage us as a church to A Conference-wide effort of Women’s Ministry is to raise funds (thank offering) pray for and recognize our pastors throughout the year. for the written Word in Central Asia. There is a small but growing evangelical On Sunday, November 1st, we want to devote a few minutes of each morning presence there even though legislative efforts are being made to restrict worship service to pray as a church for our pastors. We also want to take a resources available to Christian ministry. The New Testament has been fully special love offering at the conclusion of each service. Please consider how translated into the local language and is available in portions. The Old you might prepare for and be involved in this special gift for our pastors. Testament translation is almost complete. Our offerings will be channeled through OMS International and help those working to complete the translation *Larry Brakefield (chair), Sue Free, Larry Griggs, Doug Hepler, Marguerette Langsev, as well as providing funds for printing and distributing the whole Bible in the Jacquie Peterson, Cam Seward. local language. OCEC Dessert Theatre Production Gift-giving Ideas! December 3 - 6, 2009 ...helping to raise funds for ministries 7:00pm Nightly; 3:00pm Sunday Chinook Book Community Coupons Tickets on sale starting November 1st. Fund-raiser for Women’s Ministry (Retreat Scholarships) Cost: $6 per person or $40 per table of 8 The new edition of Chinook Book has over 300 coupons and resources for exploring our community and supporting local, sustainable business. Cost: $20 The Broadway-style musical follow the escapades of an out-of-work family 2010 God’s Creation Calendars performing group who find themselves unexpectedly spending Christmas in a Fund-raiser for Children’s Library (New Items) small rural town in Ohio, where the entire family learns the importance of following God’s unique direction for their lives. By Christmas Eve they’ve turned Calendars have beautiful scenic photography enhanced by inspiring scriptures. the town upside down—and some of their own relationships around. “It’s a They are made of high-quality heavy weight stock with gloss coated photo season of beginnings,” and that includes beginning and restoring a relationship pages. Costs: $9 for 1; $15 for 2 or $20 for 3 with the Savior whose birth is being celebrated. Scripture Magnetic Notepads Fund-raiser for Children’s Library (New Items) Women’s Ministry Christmas Banquet Notepads are full color 60-page notepads with magnet featuring an illustrated Bible verse. Cost: $4 for 1; $7 for 2 or $10 for 3. Five designs are available Friday, December 11th  6:30pm Items are available for purchase from the church office (Mon-Fri, 8:30am-4:30pm). When Love Came Down More Dates to Consider — November 1 STANDARD TIME - Set clocks back ONE hour 6-8 Weekend to Remember - Vancouver Hilton 13 Date Night (childcare provided) 14 ARISE: Mom’s in Touch World-Wide Prayer 20-22 Weekend to Remember - Portland Red Lion 22 Women’s Ministry Thank Offering 22 Annual Congregational Meeting - 6:00pm 25 Thanksgiving Eve Service - 7:00pm Speaker: Pam Law (George Fox University) December 3-6 Four Tickets to Christmas Dessert Theatre Cost: $10 per person (7pm nightly, 3pm Sunday) 6 All for One Service at Millen Auditorium Entrée Choices: Pork Loin, Salmon Filet 7 Primetimer’s Christmas Dinner -12noon Tickets sale begins, November 1st 11 Women’s Ministry Christmas Dinner -6:30pm Space is limited, please purchase your tickets early. 12 Wedding 13 Christmas Hang-ups presented by the Friendship Co. Choir Ladies, can you help by providing a manger centerpiece? 19 Wedding Please contact Debbie McClaflin at 503 453-5950. 24 Christmas Eve Service
  4. 4. Weekend to Remember! (2 Weekends in November) November 6-8  Vancouver Hilton Hotel  Praise the Lord for the early church reformers who maintained the purity of the November 20-22  Portland Red Lion Gospel. ~ Proposed Schedule ~  Thank the Lord for our preschool and nursery staff volunteers. Friday Saturday  Pray for the church world to stay true to Gospel of Jesus of Christ. 5:00-7:00pm Register at Hotel 8:30am-12:30pm 7:00-9:30pm Why Marriages Fail Unlocking the Mystery of Marriage  Pray for the revival of the Church across America and that Christians will stand true Can We Talk? From How to Wow to Biblical revelation. What Every Marriage Needs Sunday 2:00-4:45pm 9:00am-12:30pm  Pray for our Fall Family Fun Festival (October 31). Pray too for the needed We Fight Too volunteers. Woman-to-Woman Marriage After Dark Man-to-Man Evening  Pray for the Growth Groups that are forming and that good relationships will be built. How Marriages Thrive Date Night Leaving a Legacy  Pray for Dee Wanvig along with other members and friends of our church family who  If you are a member or regular attendee of Oregon City Evangelical, are suffering from chronic illnesses. Pray for those recovering from recent your cost is only $95 per couple. Register today! surgeries. And pray for those under hospice care and for those who have recently suffered the death of loved ones.  Contact Don & Karon Wallace at Grand Central today or call them at 503 657-4221 or email at dwallace@q.com. Church Prayer Focus— Tualatin Valley Evangelical Pastor Cliff & Charlene Good Date Night - November 13th Pastor Nathan & Megan Kochendorfer A Family Discussion Trinity Evangelical Pastor Steve & Pam Blikstad —hosted by Pastor Tom & Roberta Hurt Missionary Prayer Focus— John & Sheryl Emra - CityTeam Ministry (LA) Pastor Tom and Roberta have been serving on the pastoral team at OCEC since 1984. They have enjoyed and celebrated 35 They all joined together constantly in prayer... Acts 1:14 years of marriage and are determined that the coming years will be even better. They have three married daughters, four grandchildren (the most 6:00am Monday through Friday: OC House of Prayer* (916 Linn Ave) recent born on October 21) and their disabled adult son, Jacob, who lives 8:00am Mondays: Moms in Touch (mothers of adult children) - OCHP* with them. They yearn for marriages to be fulfilling, damaged relationships 4:30pm Tuesdays: Moms in Touch (mothers of college/career) - Call 503 557-1647 restored and that divorce become a very rare or obsolete word within the 7:00pm Wednesdays: Prayer Gathering - Room C6 Body of Christ and community. 9:00pm Wednesdays: Prayer Gathering - Sanctuary DATE NIGHT: a monthly night out with your spouse!  Make reservations: 1) ...at the restaurant of your choice. Stewardship of God’s Resources 2) ...and RSVP Tom/Liz Dressel (503 655-1489) for childcare (6-9pm) 2009 Needs General Budget Missions and dessert (8-9pm). Childcare is available at the church. Please use NORTH lobby doors Yearly Needs 1,236,853 to enter. For security purposes all doors will remain locked until the Weekly Needs 23,786 call button alerts the childcare worker to unlock the door when an Received Last Sunday 18,103 2,420 Actual Received Year-to-date 825,937 individual gives their identity. 107,561 Proposed Need Year-to-date 998,996  Return to the Fellowship Center (NORTH entry into Fellowship Center for dessert and a marriage-nurturing message (opportunity for donation).