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James 4:10

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.


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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, December 15, 2019

  • Our Sunday School Christmas program will be Wednesday evening beginning at 7:30 pm. Students should be in their classrooms at 7:00 pm.


  • Next Sunday is our turn for services at Fairview Haven. This is the month that Forrest goes twice to Fairview Haven, so please check the schedule for your turn.


  • Everyone is requested to review the church directory and dinner list. If you have no changes, please verify your information is correct by initialing your entry on the sheets by the bulletin boards. Otherwise, note any changes or email updates to Sis. Bonnie Dotterer by December 22.


  • There will be an all-church potluck and singing at the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, Dec. 29. Please sign up on the sheet under the women's bulletin board.


  • There will be an informational meeting on child sponsorship on Monday, Dec. 30 at 6:30 pm at the Fellowship Hall.


  • There is currently a need in the Sunday School fund. Rather than taking a special collection, the fund balance will be posted on the bulletin boards (similar to the General fund) so support can be provided as needed on an ongoing basis in the boxes available under each bulletin board.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

  • Bro. Greg Schambach is planning to be with us this Wednesday, December 11 to speak on "How to Study the Bible."


  • There is Christmas caroling this Friday evening for all families with students in Sunday School. Families should meet at 6:30 pm at church, and bring a plate of cookies for the snack following.


  • Our annual collection for local food pantries is this Saturday, December 14. Please bring nonperishable food items to the Distribution Center between 8:00 and 11:00 am. Please contact Bros. Kraig or Dennis Edelman with any questions.


  • There is Single Group Sunday School next Sunday at 9:00 am.


  • Sunday School classes for Beginners through 2nd grade will start at 9:40 a.m. again next Sunday to practice for the Christmas program.


  • Please submit any topics for the annual business meeting to Bro. Ken Roth or Bro. Marvin by next Sunday, December 15.


  • It is time to update our church directory and dinner list. If you have no changes, please verify your information is correct by initialing your entry on the sheets by the bulletin boards. Otherwise, note any changes or email updates to Sis. Bonnie Dotterer by December 22.


  • Our 5th Sunday potluck will be on Dec. 29 at the Fellowship Hall. There is help needed for the committee; the sign-up sheet is by the women's bulletin board.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

  • It is Forrest's turn to sing at Fairview Haven this evening, beginning at 6:30 pm. All singers are appreciated.


  • Tomorrow is clothes sorting at the HarvestCall Distribution Center beginning at 9:00 am.


  • This Thursday is the annual Christmas singing at Accolade Health Care in Pontiac at 6:30 pm. Again, all singers are appreciated.


  • This Friday evening is our all-church Christmas singing at church beginning at 7:00 pm in the Sunday School room. Singing clothes are appropriate, and everyone should bring goodies for the lunch afterward.


  • Next Sunday is Forrest's turn for services in McAllen, Texas, and in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Bro. Marvin is planning to go to McAllen, and Bro. Arlen is planning to go to Kitchener.


  • Due to practicing for the Christmas program, Sunday School classes for Beginners through 2nd grade will start at 9:40 a.m. for the next two Sundays (Dec. 8 and 15).


  • Bro. Greg Schambach is planning to be with us on Wednesday, Dec. 11 to speak on "How to Study the Bible."


  • Sign-up for the 2020 all-church rotating potluck should be completed by next Sunday, Dec. 8. Please contact Bro. Troy or Sis. Leann Brown with any questions.


  • Our annual collection for local food pantries will be Saturday, December 14. Please bring nonperishable food items to the Distribution Center between 8:00 and 11:00 am. Please contact Bros. Kraig or Dennis Edelman with any questions.


  • Please submit any topics for the annual business meeting to Bro. Ken Roth or Bro. Marvin by Dec. 15.


  • It is time to update our church directory and dinner list. There will be sheets by the bulletin boards today and for the next three Sundays. If you have changes, please note them on the sheets or send your updates to Sis. Bonnie Dotterer by December 22.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

  • There will be no church service on Wednesday evening due to Thanksgiving Day service, which will be at 10:00 am Thursday.


  • Next Sunday is our collection for the Goodwill Fund.


  • Our all-church Christmas singing will be at church on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:00 pm in the Sunday School room. There is help needed to organize the singing for the next two years; sign-up sheets are by the women's bulletin board.


  • In two weeks, on Dec. 8, it is Forrest's turn for services in McAllen, Texas, and in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Bro. Marvin is planning to go to McAllen, and Bro. Arlen is planning to go to Kitchener.


  • There are paper and CD copies of the recent Memorandum available by the sound room at church. Please return CD copies to the sound room when finished.


  • Please submit any topics for the annual business meeting to Bro. Ken Roth or Bro. Marvin by Dec. 15.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

  • Our congregation has been invited by the Fairbury congregation to attend a presentation by Bro. Fred Witzig on "The Way of Peace", tomorrow evening at 6:30 pm at the Fellowship Hall.


  • Next Sunday is our turn for services at Fairview Haven. Please check the lists on men's and women's bulletin boards for your turn; if you are unable to go on your Sunday, please find a replacement to help with singing and fellowship.


  • The winter work project will be rebuilding and repairing homes in the area around Orange County, Texas. Forty volunteers are needed each week between January 5 and March 27, 2020. Registration begins at noon Central Time on Monday, Nov. 18, and additional information is available on the Apostolic Christian HarvestCall website.


  • It is time to sign up for the 2020 all-church rotating potluck. Anyone interested should fill out a sign-up form, located under either bulletin board or on the church website. Please complete the form by Dec. 8, and contact Bro. Troy or Sis. Leann Brown with any questions.


  • There will be a small group Bible study using the Crown Financial outline, beginning in January and open to all. There are sign-up sheets under either bulletin board; anyone interested should complete a survey and return it to Bro. Paul and Sis. Loretta Zimmerman or Bro. Rod and Sis. Micki Zimmerman by Sunday, Dec. 31.


  • There are CD copies of Friday evening's Men's Purity meeting available in the sound room at church.


  • The engagement of Sis. Shea Kilgus and Bro. Caleb Hartman from Fairbury was announced.