The Lord's Day - January 14, 2018

WELCOME to all who have joined us in worship today. If you are visiting, we invite you to sign the guest book in the church 
entry or fill out your information on the pads in the church pew. You can place those in the offering bag. 

Morning Worship
Scripture: Genesis 1
Sermon: "Beginnings"  

Evening Worship 
Scripture: James 1:19-27
Sermon: “Hearing and Doing the Word”

Offering:  Today - Atlas
Jan. 21 - Talking Bibles

    Nursery:  Today - AM –  Tami K., Ethan V. and Larissa H.
                                  PM – 
Abby V.D.
                    Jan. 21- AM -  
Rebecca S., Danielle H. and Owen V.
                                    PM - 
Larissa H.
                    Jan .28 - AM  - Pam T., Megan H. and Miranda H.
                                    PM  -
Verla K. 

   USHERS:  January: Grant Post and Steve Hoekman

   Greeters:  Today - Wendale & Lavonne Vander Broek and Marv & Donna Van Dam
                      Next Week –  Al & Sue Prins and Rog & Tami Krosschell

   Coffee Servers:  Today Al & Sue Prins             Next Week:   Mark & Rebecca Sankey

   Children's Church Leaders:  TodayBobbie S. and Owen V.
                                                   Next Week – Shela V.D. and Emma S.

   Calendar:  
   Today    - 9:00 AM Church Education Classes. 10:00 AM Worship Service.
                 - Fellowship Coffee!
Please join us! 
                 - 6:30 PM 
Worship Service.
   
Wed.     - 7:00 - 8:00 PM Game night at Chandler Christian School Gym. (See announcement.)
   
Next Sun. – 9:00 AM Church Education Classes. 
                    - 10:00 AM Morning Worship Service.
                    -  6:30 PM 
Evening Worship Service. 

    ITEMS OF PRAYER AND PRAISE 

    We pray this week for Theresa Hughes whose mother, Sharon Gens, passed away on Wednesday.

    We remember all of our members who reside at area care facilities. Chris Sankey and Dick Talsma who reside at Edgebrook’s Assisted 

 Living, Gert Krosschell who resides at Edgebrook Apartments and Geneva Peters who resides at the Pipestone Good Samaritan Care Facility.

   ANNOUNCEMENTS:   

     Next week Sunday, January 21, will be our Preparatory Service as we anticipate celebrating the Lord's Supper on January 28.
    This week Pastor Josh will be taking a continuing education course in Sioux Falls focusing on how to use the churches creeds and 

 confessions in pastoral ministry.  Please contact your district elder or deacon with any pastoral, financial, or prayer needs.  Updated Care 

 Groups have been placed in your mailboxes and on the bulletin boards.
    From the Council: The council has decided to change the evening service time to 6:00 p.m. on a year-round basis, beginning the first Sunday 

 of February.
    Wednesday Games Night is back!! Come to the Chandler Christian School Gym at 7:00 for a time of fun and fellowship.
    CHANDLER RIDGE RINGERS are looking for 3 additional hand bell ringers & a director.  Performances are roughly once per month 

 with weekly practices.  Basic music knowledge preferred! Contact Trish Dysthe for more information: 507.220.0546
     Please also keep in mind the Season of Giving. During the 17-18 basketball season, SWMCH is asking for your help in supporting 

 Trentin Bass, H- BC student injured in a football game, and three SW families in the midst of cancer treatments, Mark Van Dam, 

 Ryan Vanderby, and Rob Veldkamp. Collection boxes will be at the gate tables and concession stand during the basketball season and 

 during the month of January, all concession proceeds will be directed to the Season of Giving opportunity. Thank you for your love and

 support of each of these families in so many ways.
     Please remember, you are always welcome to join us at SWCH for chapel, stop in to walk through school, seek ways to support the

 school, and reminisce and remember your story and the story of your classmates as being part of God’s great and wonderful story and plan. Hope 

 to see you during the New Year!
    SWMCH School Circle/Parent Group #10 will be hosting a roast beef supper on Friday, January 19 serving from 5:15-7:30 p.m. Hot dogs 

 will also be available along with Coldstone ice cream for dessert. Hope you can join us for the supper and home boys' games with 

 Red Rock Central.
    Classes available at ATLAS for Life in Pipestone: Financial Peace starting Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 7 pm.  Women's Bible Study,

 "Start Strong, Finish Strong" by Christine Caine, starting  Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 1-3 pm. "Learning How to be an Effective Mentor" on

 Jan. 18 and Feb. 1 at 6:30. Learn what it means to mentor and how to make a difference in someone's life. Contact ATLAS at 507-562-5777 

 with more information and more classes offered..
    

    ADVANCE NOTICES 
   Feb. 16 - Prison Ministry— Our next scheduled visit will be Feb 16.