Announcements for Week of Oct. 3, 2010


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Announcements for Week of Oct. 3, 2010

  1. 1. Disciples of Christ<br />A movement for<br />wholeness<br />in a <br />fragmented world.<br />
  2. 2. We offer prayers for…<br />Bev Crawford<br />LaVerneHuseboe<br />John Niemantsverdriet<br />Glenda Osgood<br />Teresa Sade<br />Hospice<br />Walter Judge<br />Elna Saunders<br />Muriel Willhelmi<br />
  3. 3. We offer prayers for…<br />First Christian Church~ Charles City, IA<br />First Christian Church~ Winner, SD<br />First Christian Church ~ Keokuk, IA<br />From the<br />Regional Prayer Calendar<br /><br />
  4. 4. Do you have a prayer request?<br />Names will be printed with<br />permission by those for whom prayers have been requested.<br />Leave written requests<br />in the offering plate,<br />call the office at 753-3129<br />or email<br />
  5. 5. Birthday Blessings<br />4th Ruth Himes<br /> Erin Jo Sternhagen<br />6th Mary Coleman<br />9th Walter Judge<br /> John Swearingen<br />
  6. 6. FOOD BOX NEEDS <br />Leave<br />food offerings <br />in the grocery cart.<br />NOW NEEDED:<br />Peas, corn,<br />macaroni & cheese,<br />canned tomatoes<br />
  7. 7. Soup Kitchen Volunteers Needed<br />November 13<br />To volunteer, contact Mary Abens 753-9054.<br />
  8. 8. Comfort Quilters<br />Third Thursday of the Month<br />9:00 am to Noon<br />All are welcome to help.<br />Contact: Sarah Sade<br />
  9. 9. “The E perience”<br />9:00 a.m. Sunday Mornings<br />Pre-school – K Nursery during worship<br />Grades 4 - 6 Upstairs<br />Grades 7 – 12 See next slide<br />Live, Love & Learn Downstairs <br />Adult Experience Library downstairs<br />The Four Stories of Jesus by N.T. Wright<br />x<br />
  10. 10. “The E perience”<br />Grades 7 – 12<br />1st and 3rd Wednesdays<br />7:00 – 8:30 p.m.<br />Here at the church<br />October 6 & 20<br />x<br />
  11. 11. Seniors Serving Seniors<br />Ministry to those over 55<br />Informational gathering<br />OCTOBER 10<br />following worship<br />
  12. 12. Disciples<br />Women Fellowship<br />(DWF)<br />Thursday, October 7 Luncheon<br />12:30 p.m.<br />Program: Humorous look at<br />“The History of Toilet Paper”<br />with Marilee Patterson<br />
  13. 13. DWF: Disciples<br />Women Fellowship<br />All women welcomed!<br />October Study<br />Single and Satisfied<br />See newsletter for detailed information - <br />Meetings at the Church <br />Oct. 12 7:00 pm Group Rebecca<br />Oct. 14 1:00 pm Group DEMF<br />Oct. 16 9:00 am Group Lydia<br />
  14. 14. @ central<br />Like to sing?<br />Be in the Choir!<br />Wednesdays 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.<br />Sing in worship twice a month.<br />No auditions. Just come! <br />
  15. 15. Bible Study<br />with Pastor Gail<br />Mondays 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.<br />Sept. 20 – Oct. 25<br />“The Changing Face of God”<br />Who is God?<br />
  16. 16. Women’s<br />Fall Retreat<br />October 1 – 3<br />Paynesville, MN<br />“Sanctuary in the Stories”<br />with storyteller, Marty Stuessy<br />and chaplain, Deb Lewis<br />Registration forms<br />in Gathering Area.<br />
  17. 17. October 9<br />9:00 am to <br />until the party’s over<br />Disciples Together Gathering<br />Christian Conference Center in Newton<br />Fantastic, fun, filled day planned!<br />Sign up in the Gathering Area.<br />ALL FREE!!!<br />
  18. 18. Fellowship Time<br />Hosts Wanted<br />Sign up in the Gathering Area.<br />Provide snacks and/or drinks for 100 (coffee is available) – something simple. Ask your group, committee, class or friends to join you in offering this simple ministry of hospitality following worship.<br />Serving Fair Trade Equal Exchange Coffee<br />
  19. 19. Directories Here!<br />If you sat for a photo<br />or pre-ordered,<br />you may pick up<br />your directory in <br />the Gathering Area.<br />
  20. 20. October Worship Series<br />Planting Seeds:<br />God Creates Leaders<br />“Our calling as persons shaped by the purposes of God is a meandering journey, it is not a straight path; part of what we need to learn is how to walk from place to place in the geography of faith without losing heart and letting our fears overwhelm us or our enthusiasms distort our vision”.<br />– Malcolm Warford, “Our Several Callings” 1990<br />
  21. 21. Free Trade Equal Exchange<br />Coffee & Tea<br />For Sale<br />Contact the Church Office<br />for ordering.<br />
  22. 22. Recycle Your Bulletin<br />*If you take a bulletin and<br />don’t wish to keep it,<br />please place it and other papers<br />in a recycle bin by the doors.<br />*Help us reduce paper use and waste.<br />Please take a bulletin only if you use one.<br />Sponsored by the<br />Middle School & High School classes<br />
  23. 23. The Library<br />Books and DVDs and periodicals.<br />Free internet access.<br />Delivery to homebound members.<br />On the lower level off Fellowship Hall.<br />
  24. 24. The current newsletter<br />is now available online at<br /><br />The October newsletter is online.<br />
  25. 25. Serving and Saving Tips<br />☼ Use washcloth instead of sponge<br />☼ Use reusable grocery bags<br />☼ Use handkerchief instead of tissues<br />☼ Pay bills online<br />
  26. 26. Please fill out the<br />attendance information<br />In one of the black books<br />in your row.<br />Thank you!<br />
  27. 27. Central Christian Church<br />(Disciples of Christ)<br />Phone: 641-753-3129<br />Email:<br />Website:<br />
  28. 28. Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)<br />300 West Main Street<br />Marshalltown, IA 50158<br />Office open Monday – Thursday <br />8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.<br />Pastor Rev. Gail Thiessen<br />Minister in Music & Worship Rev. Janet Lott<br />Organist/Pianist Colette Benge<br />Choir Director Chris Thiessen<br />Office Denise Juel<br />Custodian Ken Fiscus<br />Board Chair Dee Kilmer <br />