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Announcements

A congregational meeting will be held immediately following worship11.17.2019 for the purpose of electing deacons to serve on the diaconate; nominees are Adrian Jarrett, Eddie Rimmer, Leann Hartness and Mark McClure (Mark & Leann presently serve and has agreed to serve one more year)

The Angel Tree is up. Please pick up your gift items and bring them to the fellowship hall Christmas tree Sunday Dec 15.

Hanging of the Greens is Nov 30 at 9:30 am. Please all congregation members from 5th grade to adult please come and help. If you are interested in decorating our church for Christmas. All hours spent helping can be counted as community hours for our members who are accumulating them for school.

Angel House Pounding – Hope, Care & Outreach committee is collecting a Thanksgiving pounding for Angel at the Angel house. Please bring your food items & household supplies & place them in the vestibule until Nov. 24.

Women’s Christmas Supper December 5 at 630pm. We will have great food, Bible lesson, fellowship, Christmas celebration and review of what Women’s Ministries offers in 2020. Please join us. All you need to do is bring a soup/salad or desert to share.

Operation Christmas Child & World Vision – gift catalogs in vestibule.

 

Sterling Bakers!!

 It's time to have some fun baking together and raising money for Power Cross!  The funds raised will be used to ensure all of the Power Cross boys have Christmas gifts and food. All recipes and ingredients will be supplied.

 

 It's pie baking time again!  Each year, Power Cross has a pie sale to raise funds for a Christmas party for the boys, where there is a meal served for their families, each boy gets a gift, and of course, the message of Jesus is shared.  We would like to have help baking at New Sterling on Monday, November 25th.  We will begin at 9:00 in the morning and go into the evening so there are different opportunities throughout the day.  If you would like to order a pie or other item, there are brochures and order forms in the vestibule.  The pies will delivered to the church on Tuesday, November 26th or you can pick up at the Power Cross location.  If you would like to help bake, please let Cindy McNeely know and if you would like to place an order, please turn the form into her as well.  Thank you!!Thank you in advance for your care and participation!

 

Power Cross Mission Statement

To spread the life-changing word of Christ into our community, reaching out to young men and their families through athletics, tutoring, and character-building opportunities. To teach young men how to use the tools which they have been blessed with to build and glorify the kingdom of God.

 

The Power Cross organization currently works with over 250 young men from multiple schools in Iredell County.

Operation Christmas Child & World Vision – gift catalogs in vestibule.

 Fall Election/Congregational Meeting Schedule

Oct 27 – Announce election of deacons Nov 10; publish list of deacon candidates; Congregational Meeting to elect elders

Nov 10 – Commitment Sunday (financial pledge)

Dec 1 – Ordination and/or installation of officers

Dec 8 – Annual Congregational Meeting

  • Elect congregational officers
  • Volunteer for committees
  • Present 2020 budget
  • Other business from the floor

 

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD 

SUNDAY, DEC 1st, WE WILL COLLECT SHOEBOXES FOR OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD. LET’S HELP SAMARITIANS PURSE REACH OUT TO OVER 100 MILLION CHILDREN FOR CHRIST. PACK A SHOE BOX FILLED WITH SMALL TOYS AND OTHER GIFTS. THIS CAN OPEN HURTING HEARTS TO GOD’S LOVE.

 Pick up your packing brochure & boxes in the vestibule Sunday November 10th or you may purchase your own box.

 A group of New Sterling Volunteers will go to Charlotte to pack boxes Friday, December 6th, 6-10pm. We will meet at the church at 4pm. We will stop to eat, Youth meal paid for by council. Due to insurance requirements, you must be 13 years old or older to participate. Notify Leann Hartness to reserve your spot.

Rita says “Any time is a good time to sing;” come join us in the choir.

 We have several who have been visiting with us for a while, thank you; if you are interested in membership please contact Pastor Tim

 If You love to worship our Lord through music and prayer, please come join us at 9:15 for Praise & Prayer! Also, if anyone of any age is interested in becoming part of the Praise Team, we would love to have you. Let Linda Harper know if interested.

Mission needs - If you know of a need for local missions or a missions opportunity contact  Ken Hauck, mission committee chairman.

 

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