Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church

Welcome...

11421 Bates Road, Apison, Tennessee 37302

...to the little church with a big heart. Our mission is to be a family of believers that Know Jesus, Love People, and Treasure Truth.

Sabbath School Morning Praise Sabbath Praise ~ 9:00-9:30 Sabbath School Superintendent Class Study ~ 9:30-10:45

John MacFarlane Christmas Special by Jeanie Hair

Worship Service Sabbath, December 17, 2016

Children& Adult Sabbath School Classes Potter's Class ~ Library SS Lesson Study ~ Sanctuary Discipleship Group ~ Kitchen, across from the Sanctuary Life Application of the SS lesson quarterly ~ Across the hall from the Sanctuary st SS Lesson Study ~ Down the hall on left, just past the double doors; 1 classroom Cradle Roll (ages B-3) ~ Through double doors, follow the hallway; last door on left rd Kindergarten (ages 4-6/grades K-1) ~ Through double doors, follow hallway; 3 door Primary (ages 7-9/grades 2-4) ~ Downstairs, follow hallway, last door on right Juniors (ages 10-12/grades 5-7) ~ Downstairs, follow hallway, last door on left Earliteen (ages 13-15/grades 8-10) ~ Upstairs to the left Collegiate / Young Adults ~ Bible Study application discussion/Upstairs to the right

Calendar of Events Today:

Sunday: Monday: Tuesday: Wednesday: Next Sabbath:

8:00 am Following Service 2:30 pm 6:00 pm 6:30 pm 8:30 am 9:00 am 9:30 am 7:30 pm 7:00 pm 8:00 am Speaker

Church Needs

“Revelation”

Prayer Group Fellowship Lunch Adventurers Church Family Christmas Caroling Youth Vespers Prayer Group Kid’s In Stitches Prayer & Praise Group Bulletin Info Deadline Prayer Meeting Prayer Group Pastor Burgess

Budgeted

Received

Church Budget thru 12/3/16 LCA Financial Aid for 2016-17 School Year Capital Improvement Phase II Sanctuary

$13,000 $12,000 $20,400

$ 3,045.00 $ 6,476.00 $ 29,417.00

Hymnal Replacement

$

$ 1016.00

(Additional funds to go to Phase III, Hallway)

(Additional funds to go to pew Bible replacement)

630

Songs of Praise

Lonny Byrd

Announcements

Glen Wintermeyer

Call to Worship

Introit

Prayer of Invocation

Greg Williams

Welcome and Call to Worship

Greg Williams

Gifts of Worship

Local Church Budget

Offertory

Jeanie Hair w/ Lonny & Ronan Byrd

Children’s Story

Janet Seebeck

Scripture Reading

Matthew 23: 11 - 12

Invitation to Prayer

Jocelyn Beason

Heavenly Father, Hear Our Prayer

Worship in Prayer

No. 658 Beth Scott

Special Music

Becky Cathey & Lonny & Ronan Byrd

Worship in Word When You Have Been Stripped of Everything Pastor Burgess Hymn of Response

Away in a Manger

No. 124

Benediction

Pastor Burgess

Postlude

Organ

Pianist: Nancy Patton The celebration of the Sabbath ends tonight at 5:30pm And begins again next Friday at 5:33pm

Christy Beason

Organist: Jeanie Hair

Media Services Tech: Larry Cowan

HEAVENLY FATHER, HEAR OUR PRAYER Heavenly Father, hear our prayers As we bow before You: Bless us in our worship today, Humbly, we implore You. Be our guide in all endeavors, Be our hope that nothing severs; PLEASE KNEEL Constant source of love divine, Let Your love within us shine.

Here to Serve Pastor ...................................... Brian Burgess ................. [email protected] ...........................................................Or...................................... (423) 637.9412 Head Elder ............................. Eric Schoonard ........................... (423) 504.0661 Head Deacon ............................ Barry Becker ............................. (423) 505.6415 Head Deaconess .......................Shirley Long.............................. (423) 605.1120 Church Clerk ................................................................................ (423) 236.4214 Treasurer .................................... Karla Reel .......... [email protected] …………………………………………..Or ..................................... (423) 800.8031 School Principal ................... Nancy Zima-Gentry ........................ (423) 902.3883 School Treasurer .................... Reggie Thomas ........................... (423) 244.7825 Church Office .............................................................................. (423) 236.4214 Church Secretary ......................Lisa Jennings................ [email protected] Church School ............................................................................. (423) 236.4926 Bulletin Editor .......................... Christy Beason ......... [email protected] Bulletin Info Deadline Tuesday 7:30 pm ..................................... (423) 774.4717 Church Website ............................................................... www.apisonchurch.org

Apison Church Notices A SPECIAL WELCOME TO OUR VISITORS! We're happy you have chosen to worship with us today. If we can help you in any way, please see Head Elder Eric Schoonard or today’s Resource Elder, Dan Seebeck. Today ~ Everyone is invited to our Church Family Fellowship Meal following the service across the parking lot, at the gym. Thank You ~ Many thanks to our Apison family for your very kind and generous Pastor's Family Appreciation gifts. It was a memorable and loving occasion! Sincerely, the Burgesses Nominating Committee Report / 1st Reading ~ 2017-2019 Officers ~ Deacon: Dennis Becker Class 5 Leader: Dwayne Marlow Youth Council Members: Eric and Atina Tinkham, Lizette Williams-Marlow, Tom and Helen Donnelly, Christy Beason Member Transfers 2nd Reading ~ Incoming ~ Jaude Valentine from Hockinson Heights SDA Ch, Brush Prairie, WA Outgoing ~ Darlene Seath to Wildwood SDA Church, Wildwood, GA Prayer Requests ~Bereavement / Special Needs / Healing ~ Read Family ~ as they mourn the loss of Elder Peter Read. Please remember the Read family during this difficult time.

Apison Christmas Caroling ~ for young and older alike, this evening, Dec. 17 from 6-9 pm. The church will provide the handouts and treats. Dress warmly, cover head, neck and hands! We’ll return to the church to hear how God was working and then, have social time with games, hot chocolate and popcorn. Please bring table games. Apison Hour of Prayer (AHOPe) ~ join us in the Church Library Sabbath mornings at 8 am and Sunday mornings at 8:30 am as we seek the Holy Spirit for our lives, our church, the world church and government leaders. Can’t make it in person? You can also call in 712-775-7031w / access code 682-097-212 Kids in Stitches ~ meets Monday's, 9 am, at the church. Holrook Indian School wrote: The four boxes arrived! We are going to set the goodie bags at the foot of their beds for them to receive the morning of the last day of school before Christmas break. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!! Praising God for the generosity and kindness shown by all involved! Youth Vespers and Christmas Party ~ tonight, Dec 17 at 6:30 pm at 11630 Apison Pike. We’ll have worship; then we will enjoy Christmas cookies, snacks, hot chocolate and cider. We’ll play some games and listen to Christmas music. Come and welcome in the Christmas season with us! Gatlinburg Volunteering ~ are you interested in helping the Disaster Response team from the conference? Please contact the Pastor with your availability so he can work to coordinate a team from our church or connect you with a team that is scheduled to go.423/637-9412 or [email protected]

Priscilla McNeily ~ is in the Dalton Building Nursing facility at Standifer Place. She has developed considerable dementia and appears to be very weak. Visits would be welcome, especially around meal times.

Heaven's Bounty ~ The Southern Singles Ministry is operating Heaven’s Bounty, a food pantry in Apison, right in our back yard. The pantry serves 30-40 families each day that it is open. We are in need of volunteers in the following areas:  Putting food away in bins before the clients arrive. (3-4 hour blocks of time, weekly, monthly or whatever works for you)  Picking up food once a week at Food City. (About 2 hours 1x a week for loading and unloading at the center, any day Sunday – Friday) Southern Singles falls under the Church Ministries Department of the Conference. Please contact Linda Robertson 423/322-7206 to help with this important ministry.

Prison Ministry ~ addresses on the Bulletin Board for fellow members in prison. Encourage them with cards. Would you share your faith with those who are ready and willing to listen? We are looking for committed men and women with a passion for souls who would be trained and mentored to minister to the forgotten ones who are in our local jails. Interested, call John Holley @ 423-316-6722.

Investment Labels ~ An update of what labels can be saved: Cedar Lake canned and frozen. Worthington - frozen. Heritage - canned and frozen. Kim's Simple Meals - dry boxed. The next ones are from a different company. Loma Linda & Worthington - canned. Caroline's and Loma Linda Blue (beginning next year). Bring your labels to SS class or leave them on the front desk.

Gayle Lott ~ recovering for a few weeks from successful surgery for an aneurysm. Barry Becker ~ recuperating from knee surgery.

Area Announcements Home School Co-Op ~ at the Ladd Springs SDA Church began meeting August 31, on Wednesdays 1 - 4 pm. 5860 Bates Pike SE, in Cleveland. Classes offered: Baking, Spanish, Anatomy & Physiology, Sewing, and Gardening. Call or text Mary Fish 423-331-2489 or email [email protected] for more info. Evening Anthem Christmas Eve Vespers ~ featuring Kelly Mowrer, Sabbath, Dec 24th, 4:30 pm at the Chattanooga 1st Church. You are invited to a special Christmas Eve music service with concert pianist Kelly Mowrer. Come enjoy beloved Christmas carols and hymns interwoven with passages of Scripture as we worship together. Kelly will also share fascinating stories behind the songs with a special focus on favorite carols of US Presidents. Be inspired and encouraged as we sing together to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Christmas Gift Idea ~ now is a great time to order your copy or copies of Secrets and Mysteries of the Lost Ark: A Bible Adventure, the premier sanctuary study guide! Single copies ordered through our website are only $14.95 plus shipping. Bulk orders of 10 or more copies to the same address for only $10.00 per copy plus shipping. Order today and get it in time for Christmas. See our website for details. It’s also available in Spanish. www.lostarkseminar.com. Montessori Journey and Discovery ~ Parents of 2 ½ to 4 Year Olds or 5 YO’s who are not yet ready for 2017 kindergarten are invited to our most valuable parent event at the Montessori Early Childhood Center located at A.W. Spalding Elementary. Our goal is to help you answer your most pressing questions about what a child does in a Montessori program - in the best way possible, immersing you in the Montessori environment. You will have a silent journey through the classroom and then discover the curriculum through hands on work and the opportunity to talk with teachers. Mark your calendar for this adult only event, January 5, 2017, 6pm. Space is limited, so call (423) 396-2122 to reserve your spot.

Great Controversy Tour ~ May 12-25, 2017 with Dr. Gerard Damsteegt of Andrews University. See the prophecies of Daniel and Revelation come alive in Europe. Visit Rome, the Waldensian Valleys, Switzerland, Germany and France. Experience Early Christianity, the Dark Ages, the Reformation, and the “deadly wound.” For more information email: [email protected] or call 269-815-8624. Sunshine Bands ~ of music, ministry and friendship are welcome at The Lantern of Collegedale on the 2nd and 4th Sabbaths of each month at 3pm. A Gift For You ~ Enjoy uplifting Christmas music on LifeTalk Radio during the month of December. It is LifeTalk's gift to you and one more way to share the Good News of the best Gift ever! You can get the free LifeTalk Radio mobile app or listen online at www.lifetalk.net. In Collegedale/Ooltewah listen on 98.5 FM. During this season of sharing, please tell friends about LifeTalk Radio! The Samaritan Center ~ needs grocery bags! Our stores use 800 - 1000 plastic bags every day and are always running low. Exec Dir, Tony Dahlberg invites you to make a habit of "giving your baggage to the Lord and your plastic bags to us!" Enjoy Gardening? ~ the Samaritan Center is seeking volunteers to help develop our winter planting in our Harmony Garden. The harvest will go to feed our neighbors in need. Call Bethany at 238-7777, x22, if you can help. Adelphos ~ a community-based non-denominational Christian vocal group of young men originally founded in Staunton, Virginia, is re-establishing in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Adelphos will consist of 8 to 16 singers and an accompanist. Vocalist positions are open to young men post high school through 20’s. The accompanist position is open to any age, male or female. Apply online at adelphosbrothers.org/auditions. Several staff positions are also available. For more information go to adelphosbrothers.org or call 423-443-1233.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church

Dec 17, 2016 - Priscilla McNeily ~ is in the Dalton Building Nursing facility at Standifer Place. .... Radio mobile app or listen online at www.lifetalk.net. In.

310KB Sizes 1 Downloads 388 Views

Recommend Documents

Welcome... - Apison - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Oct 21, 2017 - ...to the little church with a big heart. ... Church Finance Committee ..... 2017, the Roman Catholic church plans to present Pope Francis' plan for.

Welcome... - Apison - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Jan 30, 2016 - Call to Worship Song. No. 694. Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow .... have you had changes to your address, phone number, email,.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Apr 16, 2016 - Sabbath School Morning Praise. Sabbath ... Children& Adult Sabbath School Classes. Potter's Class ~ ... Media Services Tech: Larry Cowan.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Jan 21, 2017 - Life Application of the SS lesson quarterly ~ Across the hall from the Sanctuary ..... Headlines: The Making of a Bully and What Can Be Done About It Sabbath, Jan. 28, 3 ... Registration is open at our *brand new* website.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Oct 1, 2016 - Life Application of the SS lesson quarterly ~Across the hall from the Sanctuary. SS Lesson ... Welcome and Call to Worship. Jim Purple.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Aug 13, 2016 - Life Application of the SS lesson quarterly ~ Across the hall from the Sanctuary. Discipleship ... Welcome and Call to Worship. Deryl Holland.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Jan 7, 2017 - Discipleship Group ~ Kitchen, across from the Sanctuary. Life Application ... Service. Mother's and Father's Prayer Group. 3:00 pm ... Media Services Tech: Christopher Beason .... Call or text Mary Fish 423-331-2489 or email.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Nov 18, 2017 - Junior, Teen and Young Adult Christmas Caroling ~ Friday evenings, Dec 1 and 15, at 6 pm. Wear layers. We need church family to help with hot chocolate, cider, cookies and popcorn for after caroling. Contact Beth Scott. Apison Church C

Welcome... Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Jan 13, 2018 - Know Jesus, Love People, and Treasure Truth. Morning .... Redbank. Stephen Springer's granddaughter Maya ~ has passed the 5 lb mark.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Oct 28, 2017 - LCA Barn Party H & S Fundraiser ~ at 6201 Blue Springs Road, Cleveland on Sat., Nov 11, at 7 pm. ... Lost ~ well-marked King James Bible.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Dec 23, 2017 - He is suffering complications of stroke. Alana Bruce ~ doing ... Volunteers Needed ~ to assist with a Depression and Anxiety Recovery Seminar.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Class Study ~ 9:30-10:45. Children ... Juniors (ages 10-12/grades 5-7) ~ Downstairs, follow hallway, last door on left. Earliteen ... Sabbath, December 16, 2017.

Welcome... - Apison Seventh-day Adventist Church
Sep 9, 2017 - Following Service. Fellowship Lunch. 2:00 pm. Disaster Preparedness Seminar. 7:30 pm. Youth Vespers and Game Night. Sunday: 8:30 am ... Gifts of Worship. NAD (Special for Hurricane Harvey). Len Raney. Offertory. 'Someone Song'. LCA K -