Here are your Good Shepherd OPC announcements and worship helps for the week of September 21-28, 2015.
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 (September 28)
Mercy ministry can be tricky in our society. How does one know if giving handouts really helps? How can one help the needy? How does a Christian show biblical mercy ministry? Mr. Brian Hopson will be tackling this issue in his eight week class, Biblical Principles for helping in a Handout World.
There are two children’s classes; both use the Great Commission Publications curriculum, Show Me Jesus.
Our text is Hosea 9:1-17 and the title is “The Glory Has Departed.” The New Testament lesson is Romans 15:14-21.
We continue our study in 2 Thessalonians. The text is 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12, “Worthy of the Calling.”
Sunday Evening worship is at 6 pm. If you have a psalm or hymn request, please send it to Pastor Chris during the week.
There is a prayer meeting on Wednesday at 7 pm. We meet weekly for prayer.
The women meet for Bible study each week to study the Gospel of Matthew.
The Session meets on Wednesday, September 30 at 6:30 pm. Please keep us in prayer.
The Presbytery of Ohio is sponsoring a women’s retreat, “Fear Not” featuring Tara Barthel. The retreat is October 2-3 at Camp Akita in Logan OH. Please find the registration information in the brochures on kiosk at the church. The registration deadline is September 10.
The Machen Retreat Center is hosting a singles retreat on October 2-4. Please click the link for all the information.
Help the Dennys move on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 9 AM. Their address can be obtained at the church.
The next fellowship lunch is Sunday, October 4, after morning worship. The theme is chili because the first week of October is National Chili Week. Make your best chili recipe to share.
The deacons are calling for a work day on Saturday, October 10 from 9am-1pm. There will be inside and outside work for all skill levels.
Trail Life USA is sponsoring a Family Camp Out at Possum Run on October 16-17. All Good Shepherd families are invited.
The men will meet on Saturday, October 24 at 8 am for breakfast and a study. Please bring a breakfast item to share and read chapters 1-4 of The Practice of Godliness.
September is officer nomination month. If you have a name of someone who meets the qualifications of the Scriptures and the book of Church Order, please send that man’s name to Pastor Chris.