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Maturing in faith, Calling others

Women’s Winter Bible Study

Ladies, join us for this six-week study grounded in 1 and 2 Kings where we will examine the life of the prophet Elijah, an ordinary man who did extraordinary things for God in the midst of the highs and lows of life. We’ll learn some of the spiritual stamina secrets that helped him hold on and persevere in faith, including practical habits related to:

1. prayer 2. choices 3. soul care 4. surrender 5. mentoring 6. legacy

Elijah: Spiritual Stamina in Every Season

by Melissa Spoelstra

Tuesdays, January 28 – March 3, 2020

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the church

Member books are $15; call the church office to reserve your copy.

Men’s Winter Bible Study

Can you imagine your life without fear?

You are invited to envision a day in which you could trust more and fear less. Through six compelling sessions, author Max Lucado addresses some of your greatest fears, shows how the resolution to those fears might be simpler than you think, and outlines a spiritual solution to the growing minefield of fears prevalent in the world today.

Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fear

by Max Lucado

Tuesdays, January 28 – March 3, 2020

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Member Book – $7; call the church office to reserve your copy.

Rocky Railway VBS FunShop

Saturday, April 25, 2020

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Group’s VBS FunShop events offer hands-on-training where you’ll learn how to create amazing decorations with step-by-step instructions, experience a “Day at VBS,” network and learn how to plan, coordinate and pull off an amazing VBS event. Learn how to make every second count at VBS. Get practical pointers on all things VBS—including fundraising, volunteer recruiting, decorating, and family follow-up. Get an energizing jump start to your VBS season, and…have fun! Bring all your key leaders!

Registration is now open at https://group.regfox.com/rocky-railway-funshop-decatur-il. Early Bird pricing ($25/person) is available through Monday, April 13, 2020, at noon. Bring a group of 5 or more, and save!

Operation Christmas Child

WE HAVE SHOEBOXES!  Churches/groups/organizations may take up to 25 boxes.  Smaller quantities are always available for individuals and families.  Stop in and pick up your boxes Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 a.m – 12 Noon.

Filled shoeboxes may be brought to the church during the following times:

  • Monday, November 18 – 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 19 – 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 20 – 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 21 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, November 22 – 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 23 – 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday, November 24 – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, November 25 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Fall Rummage Sale

The church will hold a rummage sale on Saturday, September 28, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Purchases are by donation.  All proceeds will benefit the Fishes & Loaves food ministry at the church.