DEVOTION: Revelation 7:2-17 English Standard Version (ESV)
2 Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm earth and sea, 3 saying, "Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees, until we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads." 4 And I heard the number of the sealed, 144,000, sealed from every tribe of the sons of Israel:
A Great Multitude from Every Nation
9 After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, 10 and crying out with a loud voice, "Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!" 11 And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God, 12 saying, "Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen."
13 Then one of the elders addressed me, saying, "Who are these, clothed in white robes, and from where have they come?" 14 I said to him, "Sir, you know." And he said to me, "These are the ones coming out of the great tribulation. They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK:
Tues- Quilting 9-2; Choir 7pm; Little Lambs Halloween party
Wed- No Disciple Makers, Little Lambs Halloween party
Thurs- Alzheimers Support Group 1pm; Stephen Ministry 5pm; Karate 6:15-7:45
Fri- Vendor Fair Set Up 2:30-4:30
Sat- Ladies Aid Vendor Fair, lunch and bake sale 9-2; Project Graduation Trivia Night 7-10pm
Sun- No Adult Bible Class; Worship 9:30; No Disciple Makers
Organist- Barb Dreyer
Acolyte- Luke Rausch
Ushers- Alan Hofeldt, Tim Linke, Gary Hoelscher, Ben Hoelscher
Altar- Set up- Ruth Walters; Clean Up- Pam Linke
Communion assistant- Al Benton
Greeters- Doug and Ruth Walters
TODAY'S QUIZ: In what area did the man who possessed man who lived among the tombs and was so strong that no one could control him or bind him with chains live?
LADIES AID VENDOR FAIR, LUNCHEON, AND BAKE SALE THIS SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 9-2
Lots of wonderful baked goods
Chili and hotdogs
Tons of vendors to help you with your Christmas gift shopping!
PLEASE JOIN THEM AND SUPPORT THE MISSIONS AND MINISTRIES THAT OUR LADIES AID SUPPORTS!!
VENDORS CAN STILL BE ADDED TOO!!
If you'd like a table or know someone who would call Terry @ 456-2888 or Marilyn Foster who is in charge of the event at 456-4195 to reserve your spot!
LADIES AID IS ALSO SELLING CHRISTMAS CARDS AND PECANS!!
Talk to one of the Ladies Aid members, call the church office, or just stop by if you'd like to purchase some.
PROJECT GRADUATION TRIVIA NIGHT THIS SATURDAY 7-10pm (Doors open at 6)
Project graduation is a safe celebration for graduated Seniors on the night of their graduation. A lot of entertainment, fun and food is provided. It will take place at the rec plex again this year. This is an alternative to the unsafe parties that too often cause problems on graduation night.
Please consider participating!
$15 per person $120 for team of 8—(8 people max per table)
Doors open at 6, Trivia starts at 7
21 and older
Bring your own snacks and drinks (alcohol permitted)
Walk-ins welcome but preregistration desired
Silent auction items
Table decorating contest ($10 per table to enter the contest)
LITTLE LAMBS IS MAKING A BUDDY BENCH OUT OF RECYCLED PLASTIC CAPS
Please save your plastic bottle and jugs caps They will need 30 pounds of them. (water, soda, Gatorade, milk jugs, etc. are accepted.) There is a receptacle in the narthex or you can just bring them down to the preschool teacher's table in the preschool room.
DO YOU HAVE A THRIVENT FINANCIAL ACCOUNT OR POLICY?
You may be eligible to receive money for Little Lambs or Good Shepherd!! Go to www.thrivent.com/choicedollars to check it out!
For MARILYN FOSTER as a cancerous spot was found on her liver and as she awaits word on treatment possibilities.
For the FAMILIES OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES AND FOR THE WOUNDED at the shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburg this past Saturday.
For the THOUSANDS IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE who are dealing with loss of property and life.
For KEENAN TURNURE, grandson of Don and Wanda, who is in the middle of basic training to become a Marine.
For MARY WILLIAMS, (Mother of Ron Williams), who is on hospice care.
For DENISE HOOKER (Betty Tameler's daughter) who is now on hospice care and is nearing the end of her life.
For GEORGE HOESCHER, as they continue to deal with cancer.
PRAYERS FOR OUR MILITARY PERSONNEL:
For CONNER FIGURA going through tech training in the Air Force.
For COLTON FIGURA deployed to Turkey for another month and a half.
For DAVID TATE stationed in Japan, and ALEX WALTERS, stationed in Tennessee. That God would bless their service to our country and keep them safe as they all await possible deployment.
For CALEB FIGURA AND VINCE MASTERS who are both serving our country in the National Guard and take time out of their lives, jobs, and families to go on duty several times a year.
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