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"And Jesus said unto them ... , "If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible to you."

--Romans 1:17


Church bulletin announcements for the week of 09/20/15

Parsonage Project
The church voted in our last business meeting to put new insulation and siding on the parsonage this fall.  The cost of the project is $13,050.00.  Donations have already been made towards the project.  If you would like to contribute towards the new siding, designate your gift with the word "siding."  Please remember, we are asking the donation be above your tithe or offering.  We don't want to take away from the rest of the church's ministries you've already agreed to support.  And thank you for your support!

The Outer Limits Youth Ministry would like to announce that youth will be available to help perform basic lawn maintenance and household chores for church members.  Any donations received will be used by the youth doing the work to defray the cost of attending events/retreats.  Contact Chip (410-937-0659) or Danielle (443-356-3438) to arrange for a member of the youth to come and serve.

Women's Breakfast
Women of all ages are invited to breakfast and a time of fellowship on Saturday, September 26 at 9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Please bring a light dish to share if possible. We ask that you bring the following supplies for our service project:  flannel material, towels (may be used if not discolored/bleached), scissors, sharpie black markers to trace with. If you are unable to attend, you may donate materials.  We also need ladies that can sew.  Please contact Carol Allen or Blanca Ratzlaff with any questions you might have.

Grace Place
Our church is responsible for providing and serving the meal at Grace Place on Tuesday, September 29.  For details and to volunteer to help contact Carol Allen at 410-939-4367 or Jean Brammer at 410-939-5623.

Sunday Morning Van Drivers Wanted
We have had a request by several of the children from VBS to get a ride to church Sundays.  These kids have no church . . . unless we follow up with them by arranging to get them to church.  So we are looking for van drivers and riders to pick up kids and potentially their families for Sunday Bible Study and worship at 11:00 a.m. each Sunday.  If we get enough drivers, we can rotate through those drivers so that maybe someone would only have to drive one (1) Sunday each month.  Do we have a heart for the children and   do we want to see souls saved?  Can you help us with this particular ministry?  Let us know by calling the church office.  Or maybe you just want to pick up kids on the way to church yourself.  Let us know that too.  Thank you for your consideration of the work of the church for Jesus' sake.

Boys Field Day at Skycroft
Skycroft Conference Center is hosting a one day event for boys in grades 1-6 on Saturday, September 26 from 9:30-3:30.  More information is available online at bcmd.org/field-day-2015. Early bird registration is $15.00 per person if you register before September 12 at 4:30 p.m.  The "At the Door' cost is $20.00 per person.  Moms and dads are invited to participate with their sons.  The church van will be available to take participants to Skycroft.  Let Chip DeBaugh know if you would like to ride in the van. 

Men's Breakfast
Men of all ages are invited to breakfast and a devotional study on Saturday, October 10 at 8:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  For details or to sign up to help please call Don Ratzlaff (410-939-4929).

Trustees Meeting
The trustees will meet on Saturday, September 26 at 8:00 a.m. in the Conference Room.  All trustees should plan to attend.

Business Meeting Reports
All reports (Ministry Team Reports) and agenda items (ministry proposals, calendaring events) for the October business meeting must be in the church office by Thursday, October 1.



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