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! February 4, 2018 “May HIS Grace and Truth be seen in 2018!” Opening “Mighty Is Our God” Worship in Offering Worship in Scripture Reading – John 1:35 - 51 Worship in Prayer and Meditation “More About Jesus” - #560 Worship in Praise “I Will Sing of the Mercies” - #161 “Shout to the Lord” “The Love of God” - #157 “The Old Rugged Cross - #327 “At the Cross (Love Ran Red)” Closing – “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” - #602 Unsung Servant: Jim Tollefson – for his help in cleaning the church. Thank You!
Welcome to our services! 10:00 a.m. – Sunday School 11:00 a.m. – Morning Worship Service Prayer Ministry: Kathy A and George H Next Sunday: Tom Dollar Nursery: Dawn and Karen Next Sunday: Kathy D and Jessica During lunch today we would like to discuss our service times. Have lunch with us, and give us your thoughts! T H I S W E E K Monday, February 5th – Ladies Crafting Night. Wednesday, February 7th – 6:30 pm – Bible Study and Prayer Time – “The potency of prayer hath subdued the strength of fire; it hath bridled the rage of lions, hushed anarchy to rest, extinguished wars, appeased the elements, expelled demons, burst the chains of death, expanded the gates of heaven, assuaged diseases, repelled frauds, rescued cities from destruction, stayed the sun in its course, and arrested the progress of the thunderbolt.” --- John Chrysostom
Friday, February 16th– 7:00–9:00 pm - Game Night. The total offering for last week was $1,627.00: $30.00 was received into the Building Fund, the remaining $1,527.00 was posted to the General Fund.
“Faith is the art of holding on to things in spite of your changing mood and circumstances.” --- C.S. Lewis News From The Pews – the latest issue of our church newsletter is available. Please take a copy for your family. There are still several copies of previous newsletters available as well if you missed one – or take one for a friend – the newsletter is meant to be shared! Remember, your contributions to the newsletter are always welcome! Thank you!