T H E   L O R D ‘ S   D A Y

 

VOL. XLIV                        December 10, 2017                                No. 50

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL – 10:00 A.M.  

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MORNING  WORSHIP SERVICE – 11:00 A.M.

     Welcome /Announcements/Visitors

     Call to Worship

     Hymn - - - - - - - - - - - - “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”- - - - - -# 83

     Prayer Requests & Prayer

     Offering

     Adult Choir

     Hymn- - - - - - - - - -“It Came Upon the Midnight Clear”- - - - - -# 90

     Special Music     

     Message & Invitation       

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Adult Choir Practice:  5:00 p.m.

Men/Ladies Prayer Time:  6:15 p.m.

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EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE  6:30 P.M.

     -Teen Church meets in the Old Fellowship Hall

     -Youth Church meets in the Beulah Smith Fellowship Hall

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WEEKLY REPORT

General Budget offering needed each week:  $8,316.00

G. Bud. Offering received last week:  $12,641.63 + $4,325.63

Missions Offering needed each week:  $1,234.00  

Missions Offering received last week:  $1,397.00 + $163.00

Safety Team:  Al Harman, Butch Mays, Tom Reynolds, Josh Williams

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We are collecting canned pumpkin, cranberries, green beans & canned hams for the Bluefield Union Mission and bagged beans and rice for Tender Mercies for December.

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The BIRTHDAY OFFERING for Jesus collection box is now in front of the Communion Table.  The offering will be taken through the end of the year for MCA and “Home of Hope” India orphanage.

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The MBC Post Office is now open for the exchange of Christmas cards.  Please be sure and check for cards often.

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POINSETTIAS can now be placed in the auditorium for the Christmas season.  Please turn in the information to the church office.

 

 

 

UPSTAIRS NURSERY WORKERS FOR TODAY

10:00 a.m. – Andrea Barr & Emily Barr

11:00 a.m. – Teresa Keaton & Bethany Mays
  6:30 p.m. – Jessica Cox & Megan Cox

Wednesday – 6:30 p.m. – Emily Mills

TODDLER NURSERY FOR DECEMBER

11:00 a.m. – Shelia Lambert & Haylee Lambert

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MBC OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE WEEK

Wednesday – 11:00 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. – Bible Study & Prayer

Wednesday – 6:30 p.m. – Awana Meeting

Wednesday – 7:00 p.m. – The “Next Step” Meeting

Saturday – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – The Shepherd’s Project

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MBC LOOKING AHEAD 

Dec. 17 – 6:30 p.m. – Adult Choir Christmas Cantata.  Please bring finger foods for a time of fellowship afterwards.

Dec. 24 – 4:00 p.m. – Christmas Eve Communion Service

Dec. 31 – 9:00 p.m. – 12 Midnight – New Year’s Eve Service

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MERCER  CHRISTIAN  ACADEMY  INFORMATION:

www.mercerchristian.com    

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THERE ARE several boxes of books marked “Trash” in the room next to the storage space under the auditorium.  Please feel free to browse and take what you want as they will soon be recycled.

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WE are in the process of enhancing our security program at Maranatha.  We want to reserve the auditorium vestibule, during services, for those with special physical needs, security, and children’s ministry personnel such as Awana, Jr. Church. Thanks.

 

BEGINNING OF MIRACLES

Committed to date - $307,055.00

Given to date - $237,793.04

Monthly Loan Payment - $9,107.20

Needed each Week - $2,101.62

Given last Week - $1,638.00