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OCT

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SUN
Sunday School
9:15 AM to 10:15 AM
Children's Group (YouthZone) PreK - 5th grade
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
PreK through 5th grade & 3 -5th will meet at 5-7pm.
JR & SR HIGH YOUTH - Meet
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Jr and Sr High Youth will meet on Sunday evenings 5-7pm.
OCT

22

MON
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Wesley Hall
OCT

23

TUE
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
STAFF MEETING
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Meeting in the Gathering Room
Bible Study w/ Pastor Christopher
10:00 AM
Meet in Foundations SS Classroom WH
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Wesley Hall
OCT

24

WED
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Wesley Hall
Bus out - Maranatha SS Class -
4:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Maranatha Sunday School Class outing for supper place TBA
Bible Study w/ Dr. Mike Rynkiewich
7:00 PM
Group meets in Bible 101 SS Classroom WH
OCT

25

THU
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
CEAB - Appointments
9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Gathering Room
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Wesley Hall
Bridges of Hope Store - Open
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Chancel Choir - Rehearsal
7:00 PM
Music Room and Sanctuary
OCT

26

FRI
Wesley Walkers (WH)
6:00 AM to 7:45 AM
Thrive - After School Program
2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Wesley Hall
OCT

27

SAT
Endowment Luncheon - Setup and Prep
1:00 PM
Kitchen / Wesley Hall (Set up and staging through to Sunday afternoon. 2pm)
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HONORING THE SAINTS

HONORING THE SAINTS

Sunday, November 4, 2018

 

"Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses" . . . (Heb 12:1)

The early Christians of the first three and one half centuries were dreadfully persecuted and this resulted in many, many of the early followers of Christ being martyred for the faith.  The church responded by designating November 1st as All Saints Day, one which the memory of those martyrs would be remembered.  In time, the church realized that these great leaders of the faith were not only the saints that needed to be remembered.

Therefore, the custom has been developed to honor all the faithful of the church, who have died, on the first Sunday of November by sharing a moment of prayer and remembrance for them.

On Sunday, November 4th we will do this as well.  There are two opportunities for you to share the name or names of those who have been saints to you.  People who have helped you grow in your relationship with God and have nurtured you in the faith, and have now died.  There will be a moment during the Pastoral prayer at which time the congregation will be invited to share those names aloud.

There will also be a special opportunity to honor them during worship.