|| Sunday announcements
Nov. 10 • 2019
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Elder of the week: Greg McNair
Greeters: Norm and Debbie Schmidt
Acolyte: Sully Curry
Time with the children: Lynn Aspray
Nursery: Jane King and Carlie Sims
Sound technicians: Marvin King, Al Sprouse
Projectionist: Andrew King
“Dreams and Visions”
— The Rev. Keith Cardwell
♦ Scripture: Acts 2:14–21
■ This is Older Adults Sunday at Swift Church.
■ Today we recognize the veterans who are buried in our cemetery with flags at their gravesites. Special thanks to Jim Runtz and Judy Walker for putting out the flags.
— 8 a.m. —
►Worship service in the historic chapel
— 9 —
■ Christian education for all ages:
• Children in room 3 in the annex.
Topic: Fruitful living for children. Led by Kathy Menk.
• Youth in room 4 in the annex.
Topic: “Simon Peter.” Led by Tara Morrow.
• Younger adults in the chapel.
Topic: Paul’s letters. Led by Andrew King.
• Adults in room 2 in the annex.
Topic: New Testament. Led by Cheryl Jensen.
• Adults in fellowship hall. “Snacks With Susan and Daryl.”
Topic: “The Call.” Led by Susan and Daryl Pichoff.
— 9:20 —
■ Chancel choir rehearsal in the music room
— 10 —
►Worship service in the sanctuary
• Hearing assistance devices are available in the back
of the sanctuary. Please see a greeter.
• After “Time with the children,” those in preschool
and younger may go to the nursery.
Those in grades K–4 may go to children’s church.
— 11:15 —
■ Fellowship time — Please join us in the fellowship hall
for light refreshments and conversation with the church family.
Sunday, Nov. 10 — Rehearsals today: Beginner handbells, 11:10 a.m.; chimes, 12:10 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 10 — Chancel choir rehearsal, 5 p.m. in the music room
Monday, Nov. 11 — Veterans Day
Wednesday, Nov. 13 — Food pantry distribution, 10 a.m. to noon in the fellowship hall
Wednesday, Nov. 13 — Swift preschool board meeting, 12:30 p.m. in room 2 in the annex
Wednesday, Nov. 13 — Handbell choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary
Thursday, Nov. 14 — Bible study on the Gospel of Matthew, 10 to 11:30 a.m. in room 2 in the annex
Friday, Nov. 15 — English as a second language class, 9 to 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall
Saturday, Nov. 16 — Elder and deacon retreat at South Baldwin Literacy Council building
Sunday, Nov. 17 — Baptism of Blakely Hastings at 10:00 service; Blakely is the sweet daughter of Charlie and Marlene Hastings, granddaughter of Lisa Turner and sister to Madison and Morgan Lay and Brayden Hastings.
Sunday, Nov. 17 — “Two cents a meal” offering
Sunday, Nov. 17 — Session members will meet with people who are interested in joining Swift Church immediately following both services.
Sunday, Nov. 17 — Alabama Sheriffs Boys Ranch will join our Swift family for 10:00 worship, followed by a fish fry and fellowship, hosted by our fellowship committee.
Sunday, Nov. 17 — Beginner handbell rehearsal, 11:10 a.m.; chime rehearsal, 12:10 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 17 — SWAG and GfyG, 4 to 6 p.m. at the church
Sunday, Nov. 17 — Chancel choir rehearsal, 5 p.m. in the music room
Wednesday, Nov. 20 — Handbell choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary
Thursday, Nov. 21 — Bible study on the Gospel of Matthew, 10 to 11:30 a.m. in room 2 in the annex
Thursday, Nov. 21 — Butterfly Girls and Guys Night Out, 6:30 p.m. at El Rey Mexican and Greek Restaurant in Robertsdale
Friday, Nov. 24 — English as a second language class, 9 to 11 a.m. in the fellowship hall
Sunday, Nov. 24 — Sunday school for children and youth will not meet.
|Please help us fill Thanksgiving food bags |
It’s almost time for our food pantry to make preparations for Thanksgiving. To help fill our Thanksgiving bags, please consider sharing canned ham, small frozen turkey, frozen chicken, box of dressing, cream of mushroom soup, cranberry sauce, canned yams, canned green beans, instant mashed potatoes, gravy mix, canned vegetables, cake mix, frosting, brownie mix, and/or cookie mix.
Next Sunday, Nov. 17
Acolytes: ZoeyLynn and Zadie Grace Barnwell
Greeters: Sue Ann Lay, Lynda Walden
Children’s church: Jane King, Carlie Sims
Time with the children: Pate Cardwell
Nursery: Ginny Kleinschmidt, Tara Morrow
If you would like to reserve a date to provide flowers for our Sunday morning services, you can:
■ call Susie Alexander at 251-943-4145
■ sign up on the flower chart in the narthex or in the back of the chapel
■ or contact the church office at 943-8367 or email@example.com.
We have many open dates. We also have vases available if you would like to borrow one to make your own arrangement.
Lisa Cardwell, Bolton Thomas, Helen Good, Wanda Martin
• Today, we celebrate that our total pledges ($181,631)
have surpassed our goal of $175,000 for the 2020 budget.
Thank you to all who turned in a pledge card.
■ Copies of Our Daily Bread and magazines are available at the back of the church.
■ Please use the prayer request cards found in the pews to add someone to our “joys and concerns” list. You can submit prayers and joys online through the church website.
■ Written and audio copies of sermons can be found on the church website.
|Pray for mission workers in Africa. |
• Inge and Larry Sthreshley
in Democratic Republic of Congo
|Pray for military friends and families. |
• Sgt. 1C Marc Barkley: Afghanistan
• SPC Seth Pickens: Afghanistan
• Dennis Trey Brown: U.S. Army, Afghanistan
• Zane Brewer: U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville, N.C.
• David Esparza: U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville, N.C.
• Jeffrey Cain: U.S. Coast Guard, St. Petersburg, Fla.
• Jeremy Rechkemmer: U.S. Army in Stuttgart, Germany
• Capt. Jeremy Timm: National Guard in Arkansas
• Cody Havel: U.S. Navy, Jacksonville, Fla.
• M.Sgt. Jason Rogers: U.S. Marine Corps, Nashville, Tenn.
SWIFT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Rev. Keith Cardwell, pastor: 251-923-6961
Jody Beth Melton, commissioned lay pastor:
Lisa Cardwell, music director
Abby Sikes, preschool director
Church office: 251-943-8367