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Weekly Update for Sunday, February 27, 2022

This Sunday is Gideon Sunday. Josh Harrell from the Gideons International will give us a report on the work of the Gideons. An open Bible offering will be taken for the work of the Gideons at the end of the service.

Beginning this Wednesday, we are going to set aside the seven Wednesdays from March 2nd through April 13th to hold special prayer services for our church. Pastor David will lead these services, but will not be preaching or teaching. We will sing, read Scripture, then pray together in various ways, repeating this cycle about four times, each time with a different emphasis. We will not be using the Prayer List or taking prayer requests during these services, but you will have opportunity to pray for those who are on your heart. Our focus will be to worship and seek God together for our church. Furthermore, Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 6th (just before Easter) as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to pray. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from after your evening meal on Tuesday, April 5th to your evening meal on Wednesday, April 6th. Our desire is that God would unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will for our church.

March OCC Items : Hygiene items (See list, or Tammy and Ralph Hart).

Weekly Update for Sunday, February 20, 2022

There will be a meeting of the Official Board this Sunday at 4:30 pm in the church library.

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will be looking at the book of Philemon. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

Next Sunday, Feb. 27, will be Gideon Sunday.

We are going to set aside seven Wednesday evenings, beginning on Ash Wednesday, March 2nd and continuing on through April 13th, to hold special prayer services for our church. Pastor David will lead these services, but will not be preaching or teaching. We will sing, read Scripture, then pray together in various ways for about 8-10 minutes. This cycle will be repeated three or four times, each time with a different emphasis. We will not be using the Prayer List or taking prayer requests during these services, but you will have opportunity to pray for those who are on your heart. Our focus will be to worship and seek God together for our church. Furthermore, Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 6th (just before Easter) as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to pray. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from after your evening meal on Tuesday, April 5th to your evening meal on Wednesday, April 6th. Our desire is that God would unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will for our church.

February OCC items: hats, gloves and scarves.

Weekly Update for Sunday, February 13, 2022

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will be looking at the book of Titus. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

There will be a meeting of the Official Board on Sunday, February 20 at 4:30 pm in the church library.

Our church is going to set aside seven Wednesday evenings, beginning March 2nd (Ash Wednesday) and continuing on through April 13th, to hold special prayer services in our church sanctuary. Pastor David will lead these prayer services, but will not be preaching or teaching. We will worship God together in song, read the Scripture together, then pray together in various ways for about 8-10 minutes. This cycle will be repeated three or four times, each time with a different emphasis. We will not be using the Prayer List or taking prayer requests during these services. If there is someone you believe needs prayer, you will have opportunity to pray for them. But our specific focus during these meetings will be to worship God together and to seek God together about the future of our church. Furthermore, Pastor David and the Deacons are calling on the church to set aside Wednesday, April 6th (just before Easter) as a day of fasting and prayer for our church. All are encouraged to seek God to show us the way we should go and what He would have us do. Those who are willing and not hindered by health concerns are also encouraged to fast from just after the evening meal on Tuesday, April 5th to the evening meal on Wednesday, April 6th. In this way we desire that God would unite our hearts to seek His face and know His will concerning the future of our church.

Weekly Update for Sunday, February 6, 2022

There will be a deacons meeting Tuesday, February 8 at 6:30 pm.

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will be looking at the book of 2nd Timothy. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

Gifts intended specifically for our lighting project may be designated “Sanctuary Lights”.

February OCC donation items : Hats, gloves, scarves.

Weekly Update for Sunday, January 30, 2022

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will be looking at the books of 2nd Timothy. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

Gifts intended specifically for our lighting project may be designated “Sanctuary Lights.”

OCC 5th Sunday Special Offering: this Sunday, near the Welcome Center.

February OCC donation items: Hats, gloves, scarves.

Weekly Update for Sunday, January 23, 2022

This Sunday is Sanctity of Life Sunday. We want to express special gratitude to the Pregnancy Choices crisis pregnancy center, located at 1759 East Highway 54, here in Linton. Our church has supported Pregnancy Choices for many years. The women and men of Pregnancy Choices put in countless hours to provide a positive alternative for young women facing an unexpected pregnancy. They provide counseling and support in the form of supplies for babies and expectant mothers. You will never be judged or pressured, and you will always find help and a sympathetic ear. You can contact Pregnancy Choices by phone at: 812-847-4611, or find them online at: gcpchoices.com.

This Wednesday at 6:30 pm in our Bible Study series Getting to Know the Bible Better we will be looking at the books of 1st Timothy. Our weekly prayer time will follow.

Gifts intended specifically for our lighting project may be designated “Sanctuary Lights.”

OCC 5th Sunday Special Offering: January 30, near the Welcome Center.

January OCC donation items: Stuffed animals and games.

Weekly Update for Sunday, January 16, 2022

Those who want a record of 2021 giving can sign up at the Welcome Center.

The church office will be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

For all boards: In order to update our records, the secretary needs a list of your elected officials.

Fifth Sunday OCC special postage offering : Jan. 30, by the Welcome Center.

January OCC items : Stuffed animals and games.

Gifts intended specifically for our lighting project may be designated “Sanctuary Lights.”

Weekly Update for Sunday, January 9, 2022

We send our love and prayers to the families of Frieda Carr and Gloria Soto.

There are Bibles, copies of the Gospel of John and other literature available free on our Welcome Center.

Contact information and prayer requests may be shared on the Contact Card in your bulletin, then dropped in the Offering Box at the back of the Sanctuary.

There will be a Deacons Meeting this Tuesday at 6:30 pm, here at the church.

Gifts intended specifically for our lighting project may be designated “Sanctuary Lights”.

January OCC items : Hats, scarves, gloves.