|| Sunday announcements
Aug. 14 • 2022
10th Sunday after Pentecost
Hebrews 11:29–12:2 • Luke 12:49–56
— The Rev. Michael Moore
— 8 a.m. —
inside the historic chapel
— 9 a.m. —
■ “Snacks with Susan and Daryl” meets in the fellowship hall.
■ Bill and Catherine’s adult class meets in the annex, room 2.
— 9:45 a.m. —
in the sanctuary (See below)
— 10 a.m. —
inside the sanctuary
■ Live-streaming on Facebook;
available later on YouTube and the church website
|►A congregational meeting ... |
… will be held at 9:45 a.m. in the sanctuary to elect four at-large members of the nominating committee. This committee will be seeking three ruling elders, three deacons, and two trustee candidates.
We invite everyone to join us for fellowship time, immediately after the 10:00 service, in the fellowship hall.
If you would like to place flowers on the chancel to honor or celebrate a loved one or a special occasion or “just because,” please contact Susie Alexander at 251-943-4145 or 217- 246-4051.
Are you willing to serve as an acolyte, as a greeter/usher or lead “time with the children”? Contact Greg McNair, worship elder, at 251-965-1003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ Intercessory prayer group — Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 9 a.m. in the chapel
■ Butterfly Girls and Guys Night Out — Thursday, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. at Big Daddy’s. RSVP to Mary McNair, 251-295-5267.
The food pantry is open every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. to serve the community.
This week, we served 32 families and 110 people.
We need 12-count egg cartons. Please bring your extra cartons to church this Sunday. Thanks for your help.
|►Adult Sunday school class led by Bill and Catherine |
Bill and Catherine’s class will meet at 9 a.m. in room 2 in the annex. The class is studying the book of Genesis. Join us.
|►Snacks with Susan and Daryl Sunday school class |
Susan and Daryl’s class meets at 9 a.m. in the fellowship hall.
The class continues a four-week study by Matt Rawle titled “The Faith of a Mockingbird.” Join us for good conversation and some different thoughts on a familiar novel/movie.
|►Sunday school for children and youth |
Tracy Akins’s class, which normally meets at 9 a.m. in the youth room in the annex, will not meet today.
Thank you for your generous pledges and ongoing offerings. Your support and commitment to Swift Church is greatly appreciated.
Prayers and joys
|►Please let us know . . . |
Please call the church or email to notify us of any joys or concerns; birthdays, anniversaries, health issues or family deaths so that we may put it in the weekly emailed announcements for your church family to pray with you or to praise God for your joy. (We don’t publish personal prayer concerns on the website.)
■ Bentley, great-granddaughter of Mimi and Johnny Hollis, was baptized.
■ Julie Seabrook’s friend’s car was stolen — and was returned after prayer. The only item missing from the car was her Bible. Praise be to God!
■ Susan and Daryl’s class has resumed.
■ Birthdays: Aug. 12 — Cruz Carlisle; Aug. 15 — Susie Alexander; Aug. 16 — Tresa Melton, Julie Seabrook; Aug. 17 — Ava Brewer; Aug. 18 — Johnny Martin, Kathryn McMillian
■ Anniversaries: Aug. 18 — John and Mimi Hollis; Aug. 19 — Garrett and Tara Morrow
|►Pray for mission workers in Africa. |
• Inge and Larry Sthreshley
in Democratic Republic of Congo
|►Pray for military friends and families. |
• Zane Brewer: U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville, North Carolina
• Dennis “Trey” Brown: U.S. Army, Fairbanks, Alaska
• Jeffrey Cain: U.S. Coast Guard, Miami, Florida
• David Esparza: U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville, North Carolina
• Cody Havel: U.S. Navy, Jacksonville, Florida
• Rich Kleen: Quantico, Virginia
• Jeremy Rechkemmer: U.S. Army
• Maj. Jeremy Timm: National Guard, Arkansas
• Tarah Young: U.S. Army, South Korea