Elk Rapids Bible Church “Where the UNCHANGING WORD meets the needs of a CHANGING WORLD” Pastor Gary Gladfelter 342-8663 or 264-6671 PastorGladfelter@ElkRapidsbc.com Check us out on Facebook and at elkrapidsbc.com! August 27, 2017 “To Reach Those Who Are Seen in 2017!” Opening “Mighty is our God” Worship in Offering Worship in Scripture Reading – Romans 10:1 – 15 Worship in Prayer and Meditation “A Shield About Me” - #709 Worship in Praise “Count Your Blessings” - #786 “Heaven Came Down” - #510 “And Can It Be” - #347 “The Stand” “Lord, I Need You” Closing – “Freely, Freely” - #436 Unsung Servants: Luke and Jerica Gillett, for running the sound system in the absence of Jake and Kat. Thank You!
Welcome to our services! 10:00 a.m. – Sunday School 11:00 a.m. – Morning Worship Service Prayer Ministry: Lodena Benak and Lona Goodrich. Next Sunday: Richard Friske. Nursery Ministry: Today: Lisa King and Kathy Dollar. Next Sunday: Peggy Gladfelter and Dawn Bruce. THIS WEEK Wednesday, August 30th – 6:30 pm - Bible Study and Prayer Time – “Prayer is life passionately wanting, wishing, desiring God's triumph. Prayer is life striving and toiling everywhere and always for that ultimate victory." ---- G. Campbell Morgan Thursday, August 31st – Ladies Butterfly Outing – Meet at the church ready to depart at 10:30 am. The Butterfly House is located at 8840 E. M-72 in Williamsburg. Their garden is filled with plants and flowers that best showcase the hundreds of butterflies flying all around. The tour is one hour long, the cost is $9.00 per person. Bring your favorite munchie to share for a sack lunch in the park afterward. Women’s Bible Study – beginning Monday, September 11th at the church. The study is “Stepping Up” by Beth Moore. It is on the Psalms of Ascent. Song of Ascents is a title given to fifteen of the Psalms, 120 – 134 (119 – 133 in the Septuagint and Vulgate), each starting with the ascription Shir Hama’aloth (Song of the Ascents”). We will meet every other Monday evening at 7:00 pm, and end before 9:00 pm.
The total offering last week was $1,612.82: $30.00 was donated to the Building Fund, the remaining $1,582.82 was posted to the General Fund.
“How unspeakably wonderful to know that all our concerns are held in hands that have bled for us.” --- John Newton