Apostolic Christian Church of Forrest, church building pictured


Today's Verse
II Timothy 1:12

for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

Annual Meeting Minutes

Sunday 10:00am
Sunday 12:20pm
Wednesday 7:30pm

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

ph 815.657.8260


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Sunday, January 20, 2019

  • Next Sunday is our turn for services at Fairview Haven. The list of singers has been updated, so 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.

  • We will also have a collection for the Sunday School fund next Sunday.

  • There are opportunities to help every Monday morning from 9:00-11:00 am at the HarvestCall Distribution Center with clothes sorting and sewing.

  • The draft minutes of the recent annual meeting are on a password-protected portion of the church website, and will be available until March 15. They are posted for the benefit of those who were unable to be there.

  • There will be a fundraiser supper on Saturday, Feb. 2 for the high school mission trip to Bastrop, Texas. The supper will be served from 4:00-6:30 pm, followed by student singing and auction.

  • Services for Holy Communion will be on Sunday, April 7. This is a different date than listed in the 2019 church directory calendar.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

  • Bros. Terry Nussbaum and Jay Mueller have been selected to serve four-year terms in the jail ministry, Bro. Lynn Slagel a two-year term, and Bro. Herb Bachtold a one-year term.

  • We will have worship service in Fairbury this Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm, instead of in Forrest.

  • There will be a short baptismal service in the dining room of the Assisted Living area at Fairview Haven for our convert Marge Stephens at 1:00 pm this Saturday, January 19.

  • Next Sunday is our turn for services in McAllen, Texas. Bro. Josh is planning to go.

  • Anyone interested in attending the ladies' event on February 9, but who has not signed up, should contact Sis. Denise Coffey.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

  • The start time of the 1st Sunday of the month singing at Fairview Haven has changed from 6:45 to 6:30 pm.

  • Our annual business meeting is tomorrow evening, beginning at 7:00 pm in the Sunday School room.

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

  • Next Sunday is our Alms Fund collection.

  • We will worship with the Fairbury congregation in Fairbury for evening service on Wednesday, January 16. There will not be any service in Forrest that evening.

  • We are tentatively planning a short baptismal service at Fairview Haven for our convert Marge Stephens on Saturday, January 19.

  • In two weeks, on January 20, it is our turn for services in McAllen, Texas. Bro. Josh is planning to go.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

  • The visitation for our Bro. Mel Steffen is Monday from 9:00-10:45 am at church, with the funeral following at 11:00 am.

  • We will have New Year's Day services at 10:00 on Tuesday morning, instead of our usual Wednesday evening service.

  • Our annual business meeting will be on Monday, January 7 at 7:00 pm in the Sunday School room.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

  • Worship Services will be Christmas morning at 10:00 instead of Wednesday evening.

  • It is our turn for services at Fairview Haven again next Sunday.

  • Today is the last day for changes to the directory and dinner list. Please note them on the sheets or send your updates to Sis. Bonnie Dotterer by email.

  • Ken Roth will be the chairman of the annual meeting. Any agenda items should be given to him. The annual meeting will be Monday January, 7.

  • Sis. Alisha Ramirez's husband Endi is working on getting the paper work to come to the States. He has hearings on Dec. 31, Jan. 2 and 4. She will be travelling down this week to be with him. We want to be prayerful for her travels and that Endi can be approved to immigrate to the States.