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Early worship service

Dr. Steve Ayers delivers the sermon today, Sunday, Aug. 19, with scriptures from Proverbs 9:1-6 and Ephesians 5:15-20. The Rev. Allen Scott is the deacon of the week. He will read the Old Testament scripture and have the morning prayer.

Changes to church bylaws

Next Sunday night, August 26, at 6 p.m. there will be a discussion of the changes to be made to our church bylaws. A vote will be taken during worship on September 23.

Deacon election

The Deacon Nominating Committee presents the following people to serve a three-year term: Joe Anderson, Jason Ball, Erin Currie, Meredith Farrell, Kim Lyda and Jeff Young. The election will be during the worship service on September 9.

Wildlife alliance meeting

The Concord Wildlife Alliance invites you to come to their meeting on September 4 at 6:15 at the church to hear Larry Dickerson, a master falconer, from Statesville. He will be accompanied by his 10-year-old goshawk, Daisy. This will be a unique opportunity to learn about these beautiful and fascinating birds as well as about the sport of falconry from one of the most knowledgeable falconers in the county. This will be especially interesting to children.

Fighting poverty

Bridges Out of Poverty is a 4 session class that will be held on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. All church members are invited to attend. This workshop will offer insight into the world of people in poverty, revealing how the survival-based mentality of poverty impacts learning, work habits and decision making. You will learn the “hidden rules” of poverty, middle class and wealth and will begin to explore practical yet compassionate strategies for engagement that can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Dates are September 20, 27, October 4 and 11.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child August: Crayons and scissors    September: Journals, notepads and small school supplies (ages are 2-4, 5-9 and 10-13).

Need barbecue?

Please see Bruce Arrowood if you would like to purchase BBQ.

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