Apostolic Christian Church of Forrest, church building pictured

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Today's Verse
James 1:22

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.


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Sunday 12:20pm
Wednesday 7:30pm

Forrest Apostolic Christian Church
PO Box 154
201 E. Church St.
Forrest, IL 61741

ph 815.657.8260

info@
forrestacchurch.org





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Sunday, May 24, 2020

  • We are continuing our collection for Apostolic Christian LifePoints. Donations may be mailed to Bro. John Schaffer, or offered online through the LifePoints website.

Sunday, May 17, 2020

  • Donations for our collection for Apostolic Christian LifePoints may be mailed to Bro. John Schaffer, or offered online through the LifePoints website. Knowing that some may be affected in their ability to give, they especially appreciate the continued support of those who can.


  • A local reopening committee is developing plans for returning to church with consideration for state and church guidelines. While the situation is fluid, we currently expect to begin gathering in groups of up to 50 near the end of June.


  • To help minimize the spread of COVID-19 among our churches, the HarvestCall Medical Committee and the elder committee have requested that all positive cases be reported to them (without names) within 24 hours of diagnosis. To enable this, please let Bro. Marvin know of any positive tests for COVID-19 as soon as possible.

Sunday, May 10, 2020

  • Due to the ongoing virus restrictions, Vacation Bible School is cancelled for this year.


  • We are beginning our collection for Apostolic Christian LifePoints. Knowing that some may be affected in their ability to give, they especially appreciate the continued support of those who can. You may mail donations to Bro. John Schaffer, or donate online through the LifePoints website.


  • A local reopening committee is being established to help us begin gathering as soon as safely possible. The core committee will consist primarily of ministers and medical advisory group members, and will work closely with the ushers, trustees, church cleaning committee, and others as needed. More information will be shared as it's available.

Sunday, May 3, 2020

  • Bro. Marvin no longer has landline phone service. When contacting him, please use his cell number that is included in the church directory.


  • Bro. Ted Bachtold's phone number is not in the church directory, so anyone needing to contact him can use his cell number: 815-848-0706.


  • The engagement of Bro. Clay Zimmerman and Sis. Kate Stoller from Fairbury was announced.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

  • Sis. Marjorie Friedman's funeral service will be held privately tomorrow for her children. This will be followed by a "social-distancing" graveside service, including extended family and friends, at North Side cemetery. The funeral will be streamed via audio and video, as our regular services have been. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no meals are planned.


  • The stay-at-home order for Illinois residents has been extended through May 30, so we will not be assembling at church at least until then.


  • Our HarvestCall collection is continuing for both our regular collection which supports our local Distribution Center, and the HarvestCall Disaster Fund. Donations may be mailed to Bro. John Schaffer.


  • The brothers who have been given support for the ministry are Bro. Ted Bachtold and Bro. Jeremy Leman. A minister confirmation ballot will be mailed to all brothers and sisters of the Forrest congregation tomorrow. Please return them as soon as possible (back to Bro. Marvin no later than the end of this week).


  • The engagement of Bro. Jared Knapp and Sis. Rachael Manz from Junction, Ohio was announced.


  • Additional announcement: Due to uncertainty with the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Brotherhood Conference in Rittman has been cancelled for this year. The Rittman congregation will plan to host the Conference in 2021.