October 15—22, 2017

Deacon of the Week

 Ken Hatridge


On-going health concerns:  see the weekly PRAYER CONCERNS
WANDA HART—moved to rehab
MARGE HOWELL—pancreatic cancer; liver infection
MARJORIE POWERS—pancreatic cancer
ANITA TAYLOR—breast cancer; infection at surgery site
UNA (Stella’s sister) in hosp. in Nova Scotia; brain bleed
KERRY WHITE (pastor’s sister)  – colon cancer; chemo (10/2)
BILL WOODRUFF SR.—return of cancer
 Nominating Committee      5:00 p.m.
      Ladies’ afternoon Bible Study      1:30 p.m.
Board of Deacons           6:30 p.m.
      Ladies’ Bible Study    36 Peary Dr.       6:30 p.m.
      Men’s Bible Study          6:30 p.m.

DETOUR 6:00 p.m.
AWANA 6:15 p.m.
Women’s Bible study,  7 Perkins St., Topsham 9:30 a.m.
Prayer Meeting  Ken Hatridge, leading 6:30 pm.
Sunday School for all ages          9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship                  10:45 a.m.
Praise and Worship Night 6:00 p.m.


CHURCH KEYS—if you have a church key, please stop by the office and see Paula, we are doing a routine inventory. If you have a key because of a position that you no longer hold, please turn the key into the office. Thank you.  – The Board of Trustees.

FALL MISSIONS CONFERENCE— “Make Disciples of All Nations” (Matthew 28:19-20). October 27-29th. Doug Rogers, ICP, keynote speaker. We have a few hospitality needs, so check out the Wall and see if you can help! There will be a Pot Luck Supper on Saturday the 28th. More info coming soon. Any questions see Karl Witmer, Missions Chairman.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD—it’s time to fill shoe boxes again! There are empty shoe boxes available under the coat rack in the foyer and packing information and labels on the literature table in the vestry. Shoe boxes are due back Nov. 12th.

LADIES’ RETREAT— “Ultimate Home Makeover” Jan. 12-14, 2018, at Embassy Suites, Portland. Keynote speaker, Paulie Heath; guest ministry, CareNet of Mid Coast Maine. Check out the information poster on the Wall, or stop by the Welcome Desk and pick up a registration brochure for full information. Deadline to sign up is Dec. 3rd. Financial assistance is available. See June Bartlett or Paula Rockwood  for more information.

WOMEN’S MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP—is collecting used glasses (vision).  There will be a collection box on the literature table in the Vestry. Final collection date is Sunday October 22nd.  Any questions see Van Sawin


Looking Ahead in October. & Nov…

 10/22 Evening service will be a praise and worship night

 10/27-29 Fall Missionary Conference

11/10 Annual Reports Due

 11/12 Shoe boxes due back

 11/13 Berean Tea @Coastal Landing

 11/19 Annual Reports available to members

 11/20 Women’s Ministry Pie Baking Night

11/22 Thanksgiving Eve Service

11/23 Thanksgiving Dinner at noon


Tune to WBCI 105.9FM on Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m. to hear our weekly sermons.