This weekend I plan to bring the message,“The Power Of Prayer”fromActs 4:23-37.Please read through the attached “Digging Deeper” Bible study notes before Sunday to get the most out of the message.Special thanks to Pastor Phil for preaching on my behalf last Sunday, I was pretty sick for over a week but am back to my old self now.
AN EVENING OF WORSHIP – THIS SUNDAY
Our next evening of worship at Shoreline Community Church is scheduled for 6:00pm Sunday, January 29th.The last time we did this it was a tremendous blessing to everyone who attended.Each of our worship teams will be doing a few songs just like the last time.For more information, please call SCC Music Director Stef Ahlers at 541-297-2899.
Foundations – A Study In Systematic Theology
I hope you can join us at 10:00am Fridays in the Passover Room for “Foundations – A Study In Systematic Theology.”This week our topic will be “The Final Judgment.”
Coming Sunday, February 5th– “The 1948 Prophecy Of Israel’s Restoration To The Land.”
This will be the long-awaited message that I have been promising you on this incredible prophecy from the Old Testament.Please put this on your calendar now and be sure to invite your friends to come to church with you for this one.
Samaritan’s Purse is in need of volunteers for their flood response in Merced County, CA.If you are interested in helping, please contact Meredith Childs at 541-294-8662.
Pocket Blankets For the Homeless
For some time, Stephanie Wynn has had a ministry making pocket blankets for the homeless.She always includes a Bible in the pocket of each blanket and socks.Stefanie is pretty much a shut-in at this point and needs your help in providing the materials to make these blankets.If you are interested in helping Stephanie, please call her at 541-756-2187.
Note:Perhaps this could be taken on as a Life Group or Home Bible Study project.
Annual Church Business Meeting
Our Annual Church Business Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, February 5thjust 15 minutes after the morning service ends.We will be asking church members to affirm the following elders and deacons for 2023:
- Elders:Harry Abel, Jim Brown, Kip Johnson, Bob Pedigo, and Tom Trammel
- Deacons: Phil Bogs, Bryan Davidson, Frank DeSpain, Roger Dunithan, Les Kaye, Pat Myers, Bill Steevens, Max Thompson, and Desmond Hangana.
We will also be asking the church membership to approve our 2023 Church Budget which will be for the amount of $360,000.00.After 16 years the elders have also completed revisions on our Church Constitution and Statement of Faith.The purpose of revising the Statement of Faith is fourfold:1) Clarifying issues that aren’t written clearly and that we have been challenged on in the past; 2) Making the document rock solid doctrinally; 3) Making the Statement of Faith easy to read and understandable for the lay person; and 4) Making a document that is almost worshipful in reading.The meeting will have a Q & A time before voting.
I look forward to seeing you this Sunday.Have a blessed week in the Lord as you walk closely with Him!
In Christian Love,
Michael J. Barnard
Teaching God’s Word, loving the people!