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    Feb. 11 • 2024
    Transfiguration of the Lord


     — 9 a.m. — 
    Worship service
    inside the sanctuary

    ‘Heads Up, Y’all: This IS To Come!
    — The Rev. Dr. Ronald Stone
    guest minister

    Scripture: Matthew 17:1–8

    ■ The Lord’s Supper will be served by intinction. All are welcome at the table.

    ■ To join “live stream” worship, go to Facebook — Swift Presbyterian Church.

    ■ Worship services are available for viewing in the afternoon on the church website and YouTube.

    ■ Bulletins for today and recent weeks. Click here.

    ►Preaching today . . . 

    Welcome the Rev. Dr. Ronald Stone as our guest minister.

    Rev. Stone was born and raised in Jefferson County, Arkansas.

    He received his bachelor of arts degree from Bethel College in McKenzie, Tennessee. He attended Columbia Theological Seminary, where he received his master of divinity.

    He received his doctorate of ministry from Memphis Theological Seminary.

    He was ordained in 1982. He has also completed four semesters of clinical pastoral education at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola.

    Rev. Stone has been married to Judy since 1979 and they have two grown sons, five grandsons, a granddaughter and two dogs. He and Judy are both retired and are looking forward to a trip to Ireland next month.

    ►Today’s flowers 

    The flowers in the sanctuary are placed by David and Denise Angle in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 13.

    ►Soups and fellowship 

    The Souper Bowl of Caring fundraiser will be  in the fellowship hall, immediately after the worship service.


          Bring your favorite soup.
          Wear your favorite football jersey.
          Win the prize for the best soup.

    All donations will go the the Swift Food Pantry.

    Please let Mark Melton know what you plan to bring. Call or text Mark at 251-269-8051 or email at

    ►Season of Lent begins — service at noon 

    Ash Wednesday worship will be Feb. 14 at noon. The Rev. Alexandra Hutson will conduct the service in the chapel, with imposition of ashes. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall.

    ►Next Sunday —  

    God is good all the time.

    ►Dates to remember ... 

    ■ Finance committee — Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 8 a.m. in annex room 2

    ■ Preschool board — Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 2:30 p.m. in annex room 2

    ■ Fellowship

    Thursday, Feb. 15 • 6 p.m.

    Fish River Grill
    608 S. McKenzie St., Foley

    Please confirm with Mary McNair by noon that day so tables can be arranged. Call or text her at 251-295-5267 or email at

    This is a great chance to bring a friend, too.

    ■ Intercessory prayer group meets each Wednesday at 9 a.m. in the chapel.

    ■ Our food pantry is open to serve the community each Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.

     Holy Week services at Swift 

    ■ Palm Sunday — The Rev. Jerry Blacklaw will lead the worship service March 24 at 9 a.m. in the sanctuary.

    ■ Good Friday — The Rev. Alexandra Hutson will conduct the worship service March 29 at 6 p.m. in the chapel.

    ■ Easter Sunday — The Rev. Alexandra Hutson will lead our worship service in the sanctuary at 9 a.m.

    Mission and service 
    ►Food pantry 

    The food pantry is open every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. to serve the community.

    This week, we served 67 families and 205 people.

    If you are interested in helping or know of someone who might be interested, please consider getting involved or at least share the opportunity to volunteer with others.

    If you have questions or want to volunteer, please contact Al Sprouse (251‑744‑1944) or Jan Taylor (251‑978‑6418).

    Faith development 
    ►‘Snacks with Susan and Daryl’ Sunday school class 

    Join us to look at some of the stories we probably learned as kids, but with an adult perspective.

    Sometimes where we are in life determines how we understand the Scripture, so let’s put that to the test.

    We meet at 8 a.m. in annex room 4.

    ►Adult Sunday school class led by Bill and Catherine 

    Join us as we continue our study in the book of Exodus.

    We meet at 8 a.m. in annex room 2.

    ►Youth Sunday school class, led by Sheree Waters 

    Join us as we study the Bible together. The youth Sunday school class meets at 8 a.m. in annex room 3.

    ►Tithes and offerings 

    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.)

    ►Please remember our military friends
    and families in your prayers. 

    Names are listed in the monthly newsletter.

    ►Chancel flowers 

    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.

    ►Volunteers for worship 

    Are you willing to serve as a liturgist, acolyte or greeter/usher? Contact Marvin King or Eunice Ray, worship elders.

    ►Church staff and contact information 

    Sena Cooper, office assistant
    Stephanie Craft, office assistant

    Jessica Hammontree
    , director
    Preschool website

       Find us on


    • Presbytery of S. Alabama
    • Synod of Living Waters


    to bring

    God joy


    23208 Swift Church Road
    Foley, AL 36535
    Phone: (251) 943-8367


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