Apostolic Christian Church of Forrest, church building pictured

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Today's Verse
Isaiah 43:5

Fear not: for I am with thee: I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west;


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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

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forrestacchurch.org





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Sunday, December 4, 2022

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


  • This Wednesday evening, the Fairbury congregation is invited to Forrest for church services.


  • Our annual collection for local food pantries is this Saturday, December 10. Please bring nonperishable food items to the HarvestCall Distribution Center between 8:00 and 11:30 am. Please contact Bro. Dennis Edelman with any questions.


  • Please submit any topics for the annual business meeting to Bro. Ken Edelman or Bro. Marvin by this Saturday, Dec. 10.


  • Next Sunday is an all church chili supper and Christmas singing at the Fellowship Hall. The supper will be at 4:30 pm and the singing at 6:30 pm. Please bring your Christmas goodies.


  • It is time to update our church directory and dinner list. Please note any changes (or confirm you have none) by updating the sheets at church, or notifying Sis. Bonnie Dotterer by December 18.


  • Fairview Haven is looking for volunteers of all ages to help serve and enjoy their resident/staff Christmas Meal at noon on December 21. Please sign up with this SignUpGenius link.


  • Lord willing, we are planning provings and baptisms the weekend of January 14-15.


  • The engagement of Sis. Morgan Lanz and Bro. Ty Welborn from Fairbury was announced.

Sunday, November 27, 2022

  • Next Sunday is our collection for the Brotherhood Operations Fund. This fund provides for general administrative expenses of the denomination, including communication ministries such as AC Central.


  • Next Sunday is Forrest's turn for services in Kitchener/Heidelberg, Ontario, and in Wichita, Kansas. Bro. Arlen is planning to go to Kitchener/Heidelberg, and Bro. Ted is planning to go to Wichita.


  • Due to practicing for the Christmas program, all Sunday School students should be at church at 9:00 a.m. for the next two Sundays (Dec. 4 and 11).


  • Please submit any topics for the annual business meeting to Bro. Ken Edelman or Bro. Marvin by Dec. 10.


  • 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 18.


  • There will be a sale benefitting Haiti's Centre Lumiere this weekend at Northview Commons. All proceeds from the handmade items directly support the women and their families. The sale is Friday from noon-8:00 pm, and Saturday 9:00 am-2:00 pm. Please contact Sis. Heidi Bachman with any questions.


  • We are thankful that our converts Zachary Kelson, Micah Lanz, and Kyle Leman have repented, are at peace with God, and are now desiring baptism.

Sunday, November 20, 2022

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


  • There are paper copies of the recent Fall Memorandum on the table near the sound room.


  • In two weeks, on Dec. 4, it is Forrest's turn for services both in Kitchener/Heidelberg, Ontario, and in Wichita, Kansas. Bro. Arlen is planning to go to Kitchener/Heidelberg, and Bro. Ted is planning to go to Wichita. Additional visitors are encouraged for both locations.


  • Please submit any topics for the annual business meeting to Bro. Ken Edelman or Bro. Marvin by Dec. 10.


  • There is a significant need for support in the Forrest church General Fund, which covers all operational expenses of the church. This fund depends on regular voluntary donations rather than annual dues, and the current balance is always posted on both men's and women's bulletin boards.

Sunday, November 13, 2022

  • All members and converts are encouraged to hear the reading of the Memorandum this Wednesday evening. It is not a member meeting, and Elder Brother James Fehr plans to be with us.


  • The HarvestCall winter work project will be rebuilding and repairing homes around Hammond, Louisiana. Forty volunteers are needed each week between January 8 and March 24, 2023. Registration begins at noon Central Time on Wednesday, November 16. Additional information is available on the Apostolic Christian HarvestCall website.


  • There is Single Group Sunday School next Sunday at 8:45 am.


  • In three weeks, on December 4, it is Forrest's turn for services in Kitchener/Heidelberg, Ontario. The church has extended a special invitation for their Christmas meal and Sunday School program, especially school age children. Children under 16 do not need passports. Please contact Bro. Arlen & Sis. Denise for more details.


  • There are sign-up sheets for helping, for attendance, and for food by the women's bulletin board for the all-church chili supper and Christmas singing at the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, December 11.

Sunday, November 6, 2022

  • The visitation for Jerry Turner is Wednesday, Nov. 9 from 3:00-8:00 pm at Duffy-Pils Funeral Home in Fairbury. The funeral will be Thursday morning at 11:00 am at church.


  • Next Sunday is an all-church potluck at the Fellowship Hall, followed by a presentation on CVE by Bro. Miguel and Sis. Laura (Ricketts) Avina, along with a reception for them.


  • The reading of the Memorandum is planned for Wednesday evening, Nov. 16. Elder Brother James Fehr is planning to be with us.


  • The HarvestCall winter work project will be rebuilding and repairing homes around Hammond, Louisiana. Forty volunteers are needed each week between January 8 and March 24, 2023. Registration begins at noon Central Time on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Additional information is available on the Apostolic Christian HarvestCall website.


  • It is time to sign up for the 2023 all-church rotating potluck. Anyone interested should fill out a sign-up form, located under either bulletin board or on the church website. Those wishing to no longer participate should still complete a form indicating they would like to drop out, so the committee knows that it is not an oversight. Please complete the form by Dec. 4, and contact Bro. Troy or Sis. Leann Brown with any questions.


  • We are thankful that Riley Mueller (Bro. Ron and Sis. Vicki) has started repenting.