|| Sunday announcements
Oct. 11 • 2020
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Elder of the week: Mike Barnwell
Five practices of fruitful congregations
— 10 a.m. —
►Worship service in the sanctuary
With masks and social distancing
‘The Courage To Sacrifice’
— The Rev. Keith Cardwell
■ Acolyte: Cadi Cardwell, McCoy Cooper
■ Time with the children: Pastor Keith
■ Scripture: Philip Melton
■ Bring noisemakers to share in the rhythm of the hymns.
■ Seeking worship helpers — If you would like to light and extinguish the candles as an acolyte, lead “time with the children,” or read Scripture as part of our online Sunday worship, please contact the church office for more information.
We continue to practice radical hospitality by ongoing contact with our church family. Let us welcome God in, receive God’s love and make room for God in our lives. Let us pray that we will soon be together again, focusing on receiving God’s love and sharing it with others.
|►Snacks with Susan and Daryl Sunday school class |
We will continue our study of Unafraid as we explore the worries and fears most of us experience.
We hope you can join us this Sunday in the fellowship hall at 9 a.m.
|►Adult Sunday school class, led by Cheryl |
We will have Sunday school this week.
We meet in room 2 in the annex and we have a seat reserved for you.
The food pantry will be open on Oct. 14 and Oct. 28 from 10 to 11 a.m.
If you are in financial need from damage and during recovery from Hurricane Sally or from lack of work, medical bills, or other reasons, please contact Pastors Keith or Jody Beth for financial assistance.
Wonderful Swift folks are ready to provide a meal or wash laundry to ease your recovery burden. Contact Pastor Jody Beth and she’ll get this lined up for you.
|►Warning on email, text messages |
If you receive an email or text message that appears to be from Pastor Keith requesting money or one that seems suspicious, please contact Pastor Keith before responding.
Thank you for your generous and ongoing offerings. Your financial support, through checks or online giving through our website, enable Swift Church ministry to continue. If you are in need of assistance or if you are able to donate your time and talents to help those who have had damage from Hurricane Sally, please contact Pastor Jody Beth. She is serving as coordinator with those offering to help and those in need. Contact her at email@example.com or 251-213-6625.
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.)
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ Thanks to all of our local emergency workers and those from afar who came to help clean up and/or reconnect us after Hurricane Sally.
■ Upcoming birthdays: Oct. 12 — Betty Roundtree; Oct. 14 — ZoeyLynn Barnwell; Oct. 15 — Sawyer Morrow; Oct. 16 — Kimberly Young; Oct. 17 — Ed Gill; Oct. 18 — Lynda Walden
■ Anniversary: Oct. 18 — Charlie and Marlene Hastings
PLEASE EMAIL YOUR JOYS AND CONCERNS TO THE CHURCH OFFICE,
SEND A TEXT TO A PASTOR
OR USE OUR PRAYER REQUEST FORM.
email@example.com or call 943-8367
|►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, N.C.
• Dennis “Trey” Brown: U.S. Army, quarantined in Alaska
• Jeffrey Cain: U.S. Coast Guard, St. Petersburg, Fla.
• David Esparza: U.S. Marine Corps, Jacksonville, N.C.
• Haleigh Fulmer: U.S. Marine Corps, Middle East
• Cody Havel: U.S. Navy, Jacksonville, Fla.
• Jeremy Rechkemmer: U.S. Army in Kuwait
• M.Sgt. Jason Rogers: U.S. Marine Corps, Nashville, Tenn.
• Capt. Jeremy Timm: National Guard, Arkansas
• Tarah Young: U.S. Army, South Korea