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! November 5, 2017 “To Reach Those Who Are Seen in 2017!” Opening “Mighty is Our God” Worship in Offering Worship in Scripture Reading – I Peter 4:12 – 19 Worship in Prayer and Meditation For the Persecuted Church Around the World Worship in Praise “Stand Up, Stand Up For Jesus” - #730 “The Stand” “At the Cross (Love Ran Red)/At the Cross” - #323 “Jesus Messiah” Closing – “Open the Eyes of My Heart Lord” Unsung Servant: Pam Hall, for organizing our luncheon last week for Pastor Appreciation. Thank You!
Welcome to our services! 10:00 a.m. – Sunday School 11:00 a.m. – Morning Worship Service Prayer Ministry: Lodena and Lona Next Sunday: Richard Friske Nursery: Jerica and Kathy A Next Sunday: Dawn and Peggy Quarterly Business Meeting to follow the morning service. T H I S W E E K Monday, November 6th – 7:00 pm – Women’s Bible Study - “Stepping Up” with Beth Moore. Meeting every other Monday. Wednesday, November 8th – 6:30 pm - Bible Study and Prayer Time – “If there be anything that can render the soul calm, dissipate its scruples and dispel its fears, sweeten its sufferings by the anointing of love, impart strength to all its actions, and spread abroad the joy of the Holy Spirit in its countenance and words, it is this simple and childlike repose in the arms of God.” ---- S.D. Gordon Monday, November 13th – Ladies Crafting Night – 6:30 pm. Friday, November 17th– 7:00–9:00 pm - Game Night. The total offering last week was $1,893.10; $55.00 was received as a gift, $30.00 went into the Building Fund, $1,808.10 was posted to the General Fund.
It is again with heartfelt gratitude for this church body for all the special acts of kindness in word and deed during this month of Pastor Appreciation. Peggy and I have been overwhelmed in the generosity of the financial gifts during this month. Your monetary gift of $762 last week was so sacrificial and appreciated. It is our joy to continue to serve with you and see what God still has in store for Elk Rapids Bible Church! Pastor and Peggy