Here are your Good Shepherd OPC announcements and worship helps for the week of February 13-19, 2017.
If you have a prayer request, please forward it to Pastor Chris to be included in the congregational prayer on Sunday morning or evening.
The Lord’s Day (February 19)
We will continue our study of eschatology (the study of the end), “The Promise of the Future.” Our study is currently through the negative signs of the times focusing our study in Matthew 24. This week, we’ll look at “Signs of Judgment: War and Final Judgment.”
The children have two classes that both use Great Commission Publications curriculum.
Acts 20:1-12, A Prolonged Farewell
Micah 3:1-12, Godliness Is Not a Means to Gain
The evening service is at 6:00 pm. At the conclusion, we have a question and answer session about the sermons and the Sunday school topics.
The Bible Study is on Wednesday at 7 pm. Our study is Ruth 1.
On March 10-11, we will host presbytery. We're asking for all who are available for some or all of one or both days. We'll need help to set up, clean up and serve during the presbytery. We’ll serve several meals and snacks and care for the presbyters during their stay. If anyone is willing to host a presbyter, please contact Pastor Chris.
Grace Presbyterian Church (Columbus, OH) will be hosting another youth rally this spring. The dates are March 31 - April 2. We will send additional information as it becomes available.
The next fellowship lunch is Sunday, March 5 after the morning service.
Following our fellowship meal, we’ll watch the second session of the Embers to a Flame Conference: “Strategy 1: Connect to the Past.”
The women will meet for fellowship and study in March at Sarah Taylor’s house. They are studying Jerry Bridges’ book, The Practice of Godliness. Contact Ananda or Sarah for details.
The next evening prayer meeting is Sunday, April 30 at 6:00 pm.
From Danny Olinger, General Secretary of Christian Education:
“It is a joy to report that giving for the 2016 Thank Offering in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church has exceeded the stated goal of one million dollars. Gifts to the Thank Offering have totaled $1,209,525 so far. Thank you so much for promoting the Thank Offering in the church. Thank you for your prayers and support of the ministries of Christian Education, Home Missions and Foreign Missions. Thank you for upholding the name of the Lord Jesus Christ as the only Savior of sinners.”
The Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra from Dordt College, a Christian college in NE Iowa, are coming to Cincinnati on Friday, March 10, for a 7:00 pm concert at Covenant-First Presbyterian Church. Local Dordt alumnus Donn Rubingh is arranging housing for the students. If you would be willing to provide housing to 2 Dordt students following the concert, please contact Donn at 513-385-3943 or email@example.com.