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      Sept. 25 • 2022
       16th Sunday after Pentecost 

      Passionate worship 


      The Rev. Michael Moore

      1 Timothy 6:6–19 Luke 16:19–31

       — 8 a.m. — 
      In-person worship
      inside the historic chapel

       — 9 a.m. — 
      Sunday school
      ■ “Snacks with Susan and Daryl” in the fellowship hall
      ■ Bill and Catherine’s adult class in the annex, room 2

       — 10 a.m. — 
      In-person worship
      inside the sanctuary

      ■ Live-streaming on Facebook;
      available later on YouTube and the church website

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

      ■ Worship services will be available for viewing after “live stream” on the church website.

      Thank you for all of your support and prayers after last Sunday’s “excitement.” Denise and I appreciate your continued prayers as we continue to wait for diagnostic tests to determine the cause of my anemia.

      Grace and Peace,
      Pastor Michael

      ►Fellowship time 

      We invite everyone to join us for fellowship time, immediately after the 10:00 service, in the fellowship hall.

      ►Sanctuary 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 an acolyte or as a greeter/usher? Contact Greg McNair, worship elder, at 251-965-1003 or

      God is good all the time.

      ►Dates to remember ... 

      ■ Session meets Monday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. in the annex, room 2

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

      Risk-taking 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 49 families and 147 people.

      ►A place to live 

      We know of a single woman whose life is in transition who is looking for a place to live in the Foley area beginning in October. She’s quiet, has good references, has no pets, and has a limited budget. As we seek to minister to her, perhaps you know of someone with a guest room or mother-in-law apartment? Also, she is open to the possibility of serving as a live-in caregiver. Please contact one of the pastors for more information.

      Intentional faith development 
      ►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. They are studying “Simon Peter” by Adam Hamilton.

      Daryl (and Susan) Pichoff would like to express their gratitude for the cards and calls after the death of Daryl’s sister.

      Extravagant generosity 
      ►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.)


           ■ Special thanks to the safety team.

           ■ Marcia’s granddaughter Sarah Brooks celebrating her 21st birthday

           ■ Trevor and Danny (prayer concerns from Jennifer) are back at work.

           ■ Mimi thanks everyone for all the birthday wishes.


      ■ Birthdays: Sept. 26 — Emma Jensen; Sept. 29 — McCoy Cooper; Sept. 30 — Chris Anderson, Linda Gilmore

      ■ Anniversary: Sept. 29 — Gene and Rose Beno

      ►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

      ►Church staff and contact information 

      Church office hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

      Pastor Michael: Office and ministry outside of the building: Sunday through Thursday

      Pastor Jody Beth: Office and ministry outside of the building: Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday

      Please contact us any time for urgent needs and emergencies.

      Interim Pastor Michael Moore

      Assistant Pastor Jody Beth Melton

      Sena Cooper
      , office assistant
      Stephanie Craft, office assistant

      Dorsey Corley
      , director


      Michael Moore, interim pastor:

      Jody Beth Melton, assistant pastor:
      Lisa Cardwell, music director
      Dorsey Corley, preschool director
      Church office: 251-943-8367
      Preschool: 251-943-8367
      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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