George Bartlett (Charlotte Patton’s brother-in-law) had a successful pace maker inserted, came home, but had to return to the hospital due to complications. Paul Dangel of Powhatan (friend of Mary Clark, Darin Clark’s mom) had a slight heart attack. A heart catheterization was to be done Monday to evaluate the extent of damage. Kyle Hope will be needing leg braces soon, and is need of prayers.

Please continue your prayers for those for whom prayer has been requested: Gavyn Adams-Helms, Hannah Baker (foot), Jim Bass, Sam & Delores Burkhart, Charles Boger, Jim Bowers, Bob Digiandomenico, Tom Evans (friend of Sue Wirsing), Michaela Hinkle (invitation response), Kevin Kalany, Liam Manning, Bob Munas (Vera Perry’s neighbor), Dana Roscoe, Bill Rice, Nancy Rice (Bill Rice’s niece, brain cancer), Ryan Sambuco, Michael Slatt, & Jimmy Thrash.

Please continue to pray and encourage those who are no longer able to worship with us…Evelyn Barker, Ella Bell, Bill & Sue Daley, Mae Deller, Wilda Freeland, Joyce Orzolek, Alice Shunk, Leon & June Smith, Jim Thrash, Marlene Trisolene and Joanne Wallner.

Please keep our expectant mothers in your prayers: Amy Higgins (Nov. 24th), Leslie Huffman (Nov. 14th) and Lindsay McKeen (February 14th).


Please continue to pray for those who are serving in the military: Jason Harris (Bill & Pat Rice’s son-in-law), Chad Huggins, Bill Randolph (Matt’s father) and Joey Stenger (Joe & Karen’s son).  


There are several flyers advertising events from other area congregations on the bulletin board by the water fountain in the lobby. Be sure to take a look to see what’s posted.


Today (Oct 12th) is the last day for which we will be accepting names of men who meet the qualifications of deacons as taught in 1 Timothy 3:8-13. Please sign your name when submitting the potential deacons’ names. Only signed letters will be considered. Please give them to one of the Shepherds by the conclusion of the evening service on Oct. 12. Thank You!

— The Shepherds

Recordings of the sermons and classes (along with downloadable PDFs of Brad’s sermon notes) are now available on our website at stcchurch.org/deacons. If you would like a CD recording of the sermons, let Joyce or Brad know.


With the initiative of Dot Saunders, we are collecting stuffed animals to donate to Children’s Services. This will be used to give a little comfort to children who experience trauma and hardship.


Mark your calendars for Nov. 14th-16th for the Fall Retreat. It’ll be here before you know it! As always, we will need chaperones, drivers, and others to help with behind the scenes preparations.


The Shepherds would like to meet with the teens and their parents tonight after evening services in the multi-purpose room.


Jim Bass will be having vocational rehabilitation done sometime within the next four weeks. It will be 20 hours altogether over a period of a few days. He will need transportation to and from the job site. The details aren’t yet set, but if anyone can help Jim with transportation, see Kay Sowinski.


On Sunday mornings at 9am and Wednesday nights at 7pm we have Bible classes for adults and children of all ages. These classes are a great opportunity for you and your family to grow in the knowledge and understanding of God’s word. We hope you’ll join us!

Jay Rodak and Tim McKeen will be leading the Wednesday night adult class through a study of Galatians.


Ladies of all ages: – The ladies’ bible study will begin on Tuesday, Oct 21st at 6:00 at the building. Please order your copy of “Giving for All It’s Worth,” and bring it with you. If you have questions or need more info, please contact Amy Games.


Beginning this month we will be challenged through our education ministry to commit published scriptures to memory. The passage for this month is Philippians 2.1-4.


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