December 23, 2018 was the first Sunday with our new Pastor Scott Chesebrough. Please come and welcome him, his wife Karen, and their two sons. We pray for God’s blessing on them as they begin their new ministry here with us.
Sunday School – starts at 9AM. Classes for all ages.
Sunday Morning Worship – starts at 10:15 AM, followed by a light lunch, and a question and answer time reviewing the morning’s worship service.
Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study
Our Missionary for the month of February is Beth Roberts.
Wednesday, February 19th – 7:00 PM Prayer Meeting and Bible Study
Friday, February 21st – 5:30 PM Potluck Supper and game night. Bring a favorite food and game to share.
Sunday, February 25th – 9:00 AM Sunday School.
Sunday, February 25th – 10:15 AM Morning Worship followed by time of fellowship and refreshments. All are welcome!!
Sunday, February 25th – 4:30 PM Book study – Pastor Scott is leading an afternoon book study entitled “How the Gospel Brings Us All the Way Home” by Derek Thomas. This is a study through Romans 8. The book costs $8. All are welcome to attend. Books are available at the church. February 25th we will meet at the parsonage.
Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox Ministry – Thank you to all who participated in this year’s Shoebox Ministry. The shoeboxes from our church went to Malawi, Africa!
Rosanna Brown’s mission trip to Bolivia – Rosanna arrived safely in Bolivia for an 8-month mission trip in which she will be teaching missionary children and helping the missionaries as needed. Thank you to everyone who contributed towards her trip. The Lord has abundantly provided the total amount needed for her to make this trip. Pray for strength and guidance for her as she adjusts to the food, culture and altitude where she lives.
Police Prayer Partners – Remember to be praying for your police officer each day!
PASTOR’S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS –
“The Valley of Vision” edited by Arthur Bennett
“Voices from the Past – Puritan Devotional Readings” edited by Richard Rushing
“Sketches from Church History: An Illustrated Account of 20 Centuries of Christ’s Power” by S M Houghton
“The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap Between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness” by Kevin DeYoung
“Sir Knight of the Splendid Way” by W.E. Cule
“The Christian’s Great Interest” by William Guthrie
“By Grace Alone” by Sinclair Ferguson
“What is the Gospel?” by Greg Gilbert
“Heroes” by Iain Murray
“Discovering the Joy of a Clear Conscience” by Christopher Ash
“The Life of Martyn Lloyd-Jones” by Iain Murray
“Holiness” by J. C. Ryle
“The Pilgrim’s Progress” by John Bunyan, edited by C.J. Lovik
“What is a Healthy Church?” by Mark Dever
“Directions for Christian Living” by Derek Prime
“How the Gospel Brings Us All the Way Home” by Derek Thomas
“The Cross of Christ” by John Stott
“The Courage to be Protestant” by David Wells
“The Secret of Contentment” by William Barclay
“Basic Christianity” by John Stott
“Pathway to Freedom” by Alistair Begg
“Systematic Theology” by Wayne Grudem
“The Priority of Preaching” by Christopher Ash
“A Good Old Age” by Derek Prime
Missionaries We Support
Wayne Frost – Trans World Radio (TWR)
Beth Ann Roberts – SIM (serving in Guinea)
Ray De La Haye – TEN3 Ministry
In addition to the above, members designate gifts for other specific ministries and missions, such as-
Dawn Mattera, Love From Above Ministry to Romania
Shepard’s Godparent Home in Bangor, Maine
Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox Ministry