August 10, 2014

Elder of the Month: Ginny Kleinschmidt

Fellowship Deacon: Kathy Menk

Projectionist:  Devery Thomas                      Sound Technician: Marvin King


  8:00am  Worship Service in the Historic Chapel

  9:00am   Adult Sunday School: “Live with Anthony” meets in the Andy Lay  room. We will continue the discussion of Hosea; all adults are invited and welcome.

10:00am  Worship in the Sanctuary

11:00am   Everyone is invited to the fellowship hall for refreshments immediately following worship service.

                                           GETTING INVOLVED AT SWIFT CHURCH: THIS WEEK

Wed, Aug 13 – Food Pantry - Volunteers are Sue Johnson and Diane King.


Blessing Of The Backpacks & Back To School Picnic

           No matter what age – just starting kindergarten or attending college- don’t forget to bring your backpack or school supplies on Sunday, August 17th so that blessings may be offered that you will have a safe and productive school year.      

      Since school starts for some the next day, what better way to celebrate (or dread) with a Picnic after the 10:00am service.  It will be a fun-filled day with blessings, karaoke and a picnic to get you ready for the new semester!

           We hope to see everyone there!

Christian Karaoke August 17th

Today is the final day to sign up.

Wanted: Singers or instrumentalists, any age,

to sing/play Christian songs in either worship service;

solos, duets, groups, families, children, youth, adults or mixed ages.

1)  Get a you tube karaoke download or digital recording.

2)  Let Pastor Keith know you want to sing and what you will sing.

3)  Practice, practice, practice.

4)  Be in worship on August 17th.


Sun, Aug 17 – Christian Karaoke, Blessing of the Backpacks and Back to School Picnic

Sun, Aug 17We collect our 2-cents-a-Meal Offering, for Living Waters of the World.

Sun, Aug 17The Session meets following the 8:00 and 10:00 services to receive people into membership. If God is leading you to become a part of this church family, please come forward at that time.

Mon, Aug 18– Session meets at 6:30pm in the Andy Lay room.

Tues, Aug. 19 – GriefShare meets 6:00-8:00pm.

Sun, Aug. 24 – Sacrament of Holy Baptism at 8:00 service: Mary Elizabeth Prater, daughter of Kristen Prater and granddaughter of Debbie and Mike Jones.

Thurs, Aug. 21 – Butterfly Girls dine at foosackly’s and Guys Night Out dine at Fish River Grill 2, both in Foley and both at 6:30pm.

Aug. 22-23 – Fall Presbytery Meeting in Dothan, AL; Swift Church is sending three commissioners.

Sun, Aug. 24 – Deacons meet in the Library: 5:00pm – 7:00pm.

Sun, Sept. 14 – Sunday School Kickoff Celebration: we will start with breakfast in the Fellowship Hall at 9:00am and then move to the classrooms to meet your teachers. More information will be coming in the weeks ahead.

Sept. 18 - 21 – Alabama Presbyterian Cursillo #33; applications (green) are available in both churches. Pilgrims are invited to attend free of charge.


            We are so sorry that we accidentally left off the name of one of our Blue Lake Campers in the newsletter: Ethan Zook also attended this summer camp.       

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