July 3, 2011

SUNDAY AM READING
Romans 6:1-14

SUNDAY AM MESSAGE TITLE
Alert, Active and Faithful

SUNDAY AM MESSAGE TEXT
Luke 12:35-53

SUNDAY EVENING
No Evening Service Sunday July 3rd
Summer Location Change: Sunday evening service will be meeting at the Homchuck’s for the months of July and August.

THURSDAY EVENING
Foundations of Faith Session Three
Hindrance to Prayer”


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Local Food Cupboard:  Anyone interested in volunteering their time to help with food distribution, clean-up, organization or prayer ministry to those picking up food items, can contact Pastor Tom Bruce at 717-5319.  We will also be collecting non-perishable food items at church.  A drop-off box will be available.  They are always in need of peanut butter, jelly, and cereal.  Thank you!

Summer Evangelizing Opportunities: We have been blessed with opportunities to team up with the United Baptist and Abbot Evangelical Free churches this summer to serve during outreach events.  If you are interested, please contact Vicki French at 876-1133 (vickif@ccmainehighlands.org)  or Melisa Preble at 717-9227 (two_timothy1_7@yahoo.com).
Guilford Riverfest July 29-30
Dover-Foxcroft Homecoming August 6
Piscataquis Valley Fair August 25-28

Sr. High Teen Camp:  July 31 - August 6.  Calvary Chapel Bangor is inviting all Sr. High teens to join them for Teen Camp 2011 at Hume Lake Christian Camps in western Massachusetts.  Please contact CC Bangor at 991-9555 if you are interested.  The cost is $190 for the week, including transportation.  There will be boating, water sports, wakeboarding, water skiing, skatepark, swimming pool, a recreation area and many other opportunities.  There will also be an amazing worship band and excellent Bible teaching.  

New Ministry Opportunities: Card encouragement ministry, visitor greeters and follow up, Sunday morning set-up, bookstore salesperson and lending library organization. Please see Michelle if you would like to help in any of these areas.

Lending Library:  Our lending library is located in our classroom and is available to anyone who would like to borrow resources.  For more information or to check out a resource, see our librarian, Lisa Bowden.  If you have books or other media resources that you wish to donate, see Lisa or Michelle.  

Sunday Evening Service:  Today’s evening service is cancelled.  Please note that Sunday evening services will be at the Homchuck’s residence for the remainder of July and August.  

Monthly Ministry Focus:  Unto the Least International

2011 Summer Family Retreat: If you registered for the camping trip at Peaks Kenny, don’t forget the dates: July 21-25.  The July 24th Sunday-morning service will be on the beach.  If you did not reserve a site already, please note that we have one campsite available!


A BURDEN FOR PRAYER

“May God give us hearts that bleed, eyes that are wide open to see, minds that are clear to interpret God’s purpose, wills that are obedient, and a determination that is utterly unflinching as we set about the tasks He would have us to do.”


WEEKLY

Minimizing Distractions: To the extent possible, please stay seated once the teaching begins; and please turn off or silence all communication devices.

Tithes & Offerings:  We do not pass an offering plate during our services, but encourage all who attend regularly “whose hearts are stirred and everyone whose spirit is willing” to place your offerings in the dark walnut box on the back table. (Exodus 35:21; Malachi 3:10)
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