Sunday, March 26, 2023
  • There is Fellowship Hall cleaning tomorrow starting at 3:00 pm until finished.
  • Holy Communion will be this Saturday evening, April 1 at 7:00 pm. Elder Brothers Scott Schafer and Rick Plattner will be with us. Converts are encouraged to attend and observe the Communion service.
  • Our adult Sunday School class for any non-members will be next Sunday at 10:00 am at Northview Commons.
  • Church cleaning is Tuesday, April 4 from 8:00 am-noon and from 4:00 pm-8:00 pm. Single brothers are needed to clean lights and vents, and single sisters are needed to clean benches on Monday, April 3 at 6:00 pm. Please contact Sis. Jodi Slagel or Sis. Janet Schmidgall with any questions, and let them know if you need to clean at a different time.
  • The Sunday School Easter program will be on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:30 pm.
Sunday, March 19, 2023
  • Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services (ACCFS) will be presenting a purity presentation for both men and women of the Fairbury and Forrest congregations tomorrow evening at 6:30 pm at the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome.
  • 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 Invite-a-Guest potluck for Groups C and D is next Sunday, March 26. There will be an all-church singing at 6:15 pm at the Fellowship Hall. Please let the committee know (Sis. LeAnne Steidinger, Sis. Natalie Schneider, or Sis. Sandra Schneider) know of any changes in the number attending.
  • There is Fellowship Hall cleaning on Monday, March 27 starting at 3:00 pm until finished.
  • Annual church cleaning is on April 4. Please check the job lists under the bulletin board as there have been several changes. On April 3, the single brothers will be cleaning lights and single sisters cleaning benches. Please contact Sis. Janet Schmidgall or Sis. Jodi Slagel with any questions.
  • Starting April 3, there will be an additional way to learn about new Apostolic Christian content, stay up to date on national and regional AC events, discover new AC Bookstore products, and more. Anyone interested should sign up for the ACCA Email list.
  • Fairview Haven is hosting ACCFS mentoring training on Thursday, April 6 from 9:00 am-noon. They have several employees who could benefit from a mentor, and would welcome any from the Fairbury and Forrest congregations. Even if you're unable to serve as a mentor at Fairview Haven currently, this training can be helpful for anyone who has a desire to minister to and help others. Anyone interested in attending should RSVP to Sally Fehr as soon as possible at or 815-692-6704.
  • We are thankful that Brittney Slagel (Bro. Kevin and Sis. Jodi) has started repenting.
Sunday, March 12, 2023
  • We will have worship service in Fairbury this Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm instead of Forrest.
  • There is Single Group Sunday School next Sunday at 8:45.
  • Single Group Bible study is tomorrow evening at Northview. All singles are encouraged to attend for a Conference report.
  • Our elder ordination service is planned for next Sunday, March 19 at 6:30 pm at church.
  • All members, converts, and adult Friends of the Forrest church are invited to express preferences for standing to sing during worship service. Please return the ballots that were available today to church next Sunday or return to Bro. Marvin or Bro. Jason.
  • The engagement of Sis. Alayna Nussbaum to Bro. Paul Leman from Fairbury was announced. His parents are Bro. Chad and Sis. Kim.
Sunday, March 5, 2023
  • The Elder Conference will be held Wednesday-Friday this week in Cissna Park. Please be prayerful for the elder brothers as they meet.
  • The next Single Group Sunday School has been postponed to March 19.
  • Next Sunday is our collection for Apostolic Christian Counseling and Family Services. They provide beneficial services to many, and depend on our donations to fund their services.
  • The Invite-a-Guest potluck for Groups A and B is next Sunday, March 5. There will be an all-church singing at 6:15 pm at the Fellowship Hall.
  • We will worship with the Fairbury congregation in Fairbury for evening service on Wednesday, March 15. There will not be any service in Forrest that evening.
  • There is a sign-up sheet under the women's bulletin board for everyone in the Invite-a-Guest potluck for Groups C and D on Sunday, March 26.
Sunday, February 26, 2023
  • Our Communion exhortation will be this Wednesday, March 1. It is not a member meeting, and it will be available online and via phone like our normal services. Communion service will be held Saturday, April 1.
  • Our adult Sunday School class for any non-members will be next Sunday at 10:00 am at Northview Commons.
  • Next Sunday is our turn for services in Kiowa, KS. Bro. Marvin is planning to go.
  • Our church reading plan for the month of March is reading through Hebrews and Romans. Paper copies are on the table near the south doors. Any questions can be directed to Bro. Jeremy or Bro. Ted.
  • The Prescott, AZ church is seeking to grow both within the community and within the Apostolic Christian brotherhood. Please see the letter posted on the HarvestCall bulletin board for more information about the Prescott church, their growth efforts, and an invitation to support their congregation. For questions, please contact counseling elder Bro. Herbie Knochel, church bolstering contact Bro. Arlan Miller, or anyone from the Prescott congregation.